All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from Friday 8th September 2017)

One of the great things about Netflix are their Netflix Originals – be it films or series made by Netflix themselves or exclusive content available only on Netflix after it airs on regular TV. Every week we will give you a round-up of new Netflix Originals becoming available in the next week. We will aim to post every week on Wednesday evening with what will be available over the coming week starting the following Friday. Perfect if you’re looking to check out what new Originals are available to watch over your weekend or if you’re planning a week-long Netflix binge watch! This area is exclusively for Netflix Originals, for general Netflix additions and removals or to view the current full catalogue check out your regional New On Netflix website.

Evening ladies and gents! So Netflix have gotten a little excited this week and after providing us with only a few new releases weekly for a while, they’ve chosen to bless us this week with ten Netflix Original releases (including four season updates). Not only that but they sneakily dropped in five extra Originals (one of which is a season update) for last week after our publishing deadline. So let’s start with those additions to last weeks releases and buckle up guys for this weeks mammoth list…

Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light

Based on a true story, eight episodes long and available globally, barring Japan. A father and son rekindle their relationship after the father mysteriously quits his job. As the online role-playing game “Final Fantasy XIV” brings them together, will Akios uncover his fathers secret? Spin off from the actual online role-playing game “Final Fantasy”.

Available from Friday 1st September 2017

Little Evil

In this comedy-horror, Gary (Adam Scott) and his new wife Samantha (Evangeline lily) are struggling with Gary’s new step son Lucas. Gary, convinced his new stepson is evil and sets out to investigate. Is his new son the anti-Christ?!

Available from 1st September 2017

Resurface

Winner of the Tribeca Film Festival 2017 Special Jury Prize, “Resurface”  follows one veteran’s difficulties suffering from PTSD . The documentary film shows how surfing the ocean helped him overcome the waves he encountered in his life and documents how he has introduced other vets with mental and physical health challenges to ocean therapy.

Available Friday 1st September 2017

Lego Elves: Secrets of Elvendale

Fans of Lego’s Elves range will be happy to see the new series on Netflix. After a successful web series, “Lego Elves:Secrets of Elvendale” is now available in this Netflix Original animated series. In this first season teenager Emily Jones is tasked with saving her sister and the whole of ‘Elvendale’, with her team of Elf friends.

Available from Friday 1st September 2017

Shooter (Season Two)

 

Season two of the popular US series based on the 2007 film of the same name and Stephen Hunter’s novel “The Point of Impact.” Bob Lee Swagger (Ryan Phillipe), a retired military sniper is coaxed out of retirement only to be double crossed and forced into hiding. Season two is only a Netflix Original in the following regions; UK, Ireland, Latin America, Nordics, Belgium, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Poland and Asian Pacific.

Available Wednesday 6th September 2017

So now we’ve caught up on those sneaky, last-minute, additions to last week, here’s this week’s round-up;

#RealityHigh

Dog loving, wanna be vet, high school student Dani Barnes discovers her long-term crush has mutual feelings. The problem is his ex is the one and only famous social media star Alexa. Dani must learn to love who she is in this teenage drama or jeopardise everything she’s ever wanted and a chance to attend the world’s top veterinary school.

Available Friday 8th September 2017

Bojack Horseman (Season Four)

Bojack Horseman (voiced by Will Arnott) stars as the main character in this adult themed animated series who after rising to fame as star of 90’s sitcom “Horsin’ Around” is now struggling to deal with the curveballs life throws at us all but all that is changing as Bojack is making a comeback!

 

Available Friday 8th September 2017

The Expanse (Season Two)

Spin off from the popular novel series of the same name. A detective and space ship captain work together to solve the case of a missing woman only to find themselves fighting against a bigger conspiracy. Season two of The Expanse is a Netflix Original globally except for the US, Canada and New Zealand regions where the series has already aired and a third season is set to air on Syfy in the US in 2018.

Available Friday 8th September 2017.

Spirit: Riding Free (Season Two)

The second season of the ‘Dreamworks’ children’s animated series based on the oscar nominated animated movie “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron.” Free spirited city-girl “Lucky” continues her adventures in the wild west with her best friend Spirit the stallion. The wilful pair enjoy many adventures together once they discover they are kindred spirits.

Available Friday 8th September 2017

Fire Chasers

Documentary series of four episodes covering the devastating effects of the Californian wildfires. The series follows the Los Angeles fire department and the government agency ‘Cal Fire’ that have been established to attempt to minimise the damage whilst addressing the cause of these terrifying wildfire disasters.  The ‘Fire season’ of California has lengthened and increased in ferocity in the last 40 years due to many causes including climate control and the problem is growing year on year. This eye-opening documentary is a global original to Netflix.

Available Friday 8th September 2017

Fabrizio Copano: Solo Pienso En Mi

Chilean comedian Fabrizio Copano’s Stand Up Comedy Special “Solo Pienso En Mi” translated “I Only Think About Me” is filmed live in Buenos Aires and reflects on modern day issues such as; family ‘WhatsApp’ groups and the use of sperm banks. We’re struggling to find a YouTube trailer to embed but you can watch one with English subtitles here;

https://www.netflix.com/gb/title/80164077

Available Friday 8th September 2017

Greenhouse Academy

US remake of the Nutz Productions’ original series ‘The Greenhouse.’ Two high school student siblings earn a place at a prestigious boarding school named “The Greenhouse” after the untimely death of their astronaut mother whilst returning from a space mission. The brother and sister are placed in rival school houses The Ravens and The Eagles but must convince the rival teams to join forces to combat the sinister conspiracies they uncover during their time there.

Again we are struggling to embed a YouTube trailer for the new US remake however you can view it by following this link;

https://www.netflix.com/gb/title/80095435

Available Friday 8th September 2017

The Confession Tapes

 

US documentary series of 7 episodes examining the ‘confessions’ of individuals under arrest. Said individuals claim that the confessions ranged from coerced to completely fabricated. The documentary series look at what makes people confess to a crime they didn’t commit.

Available Friday 8th September 2017

Outlander (Season Three)

Time travel romantic drama based on the series of time travelling romance novels by Diana Gabaldon. This third season is based on the third book in the ‘Outlander’ series ‘Voyager’ and follows the story of a nurse living in 1945, Claire Randall (Caitriona Balfe) and her 18th century highland warrior love Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan). The series consists of 13 episodes. The show already aired in the US but is a regional Netflix Original (see summary at the end of this post) and a fourth season has been announced that will be based on the fourth book in the ‘Outlander’ series, ‘Drums of Autumn.’ 

Available  Monday 11th September 2017

Jeff Dunham; Relative Disaster

Jeff Dunham, US comedian and ventriloquist of global fame brings his team of dummies including the infamous ‘Dead Terrorist’ to the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin, Ireland where his debut Netflix Stand Up Comedy Special is filmed.

Available Tuesday 12th September 2017

Heroin(e)

Focusing on the West Virgina town of Huntingdon, where the overdose rate is 10 times the average of the rest of the US, this documentary follows three female addicts. The documentary film seeks to help the residents of this town affected by this epidemic one by one.

Available Tuesday 12th September 2017

Summary of late added originals to last week – Friday 1st September 2017

“Final Fantasy, Dad of Light”  Film [Available Globally ex Japan]
“Little Evil” Film [Available Globally]
“Resurface”
Documentary [Available Globally]
“Lego Elves;
Secrets of Elvendale [Available Globally]

Summary of Netflix Originals release week commencing Friday 8th September 2017

Friday 6th September 2017
“Shooter” Series (Season Two) [Available Globally]

Friday 8th September 2017
“#RealityHigh” Film [Available Globally]
“Bojack Horse”
Series (Season Four) [Available Globally]
“The Expanse”
Series (Season Two) [Available Globally ex US, Canada and New Zealand]
“Spirit: Riding Free”
Series (Season Two) [Available in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, the Nordics, Benelux and France]
“Fire Chasers”
Documentary Series (Season One) [Available Globally]
“Fabrizio Capano: Solo Pienso En Mi”
Stand Up Comedy Special [Available Globally]
“Greenhouse Academy”
Film [Available Globally]
“The Confession Tapes”
Documentary Series (Season One) [Available Globally]

Monday 11th September 2017
“Outlander” Series (Season Three) [Original in France, French-Speaking Belgium, Southeast Asia, India and South Korea]

Tuesday 12th September 2017
“Heroin(e)” Documentary [Available Globally]

That’s it from us on the Netflix Original releases for this week and wow what a week it is for Original releases. Plenty to keep you busy! Let us know in the comments which ones you get around to watching and what you thought of them and what new Netflix Originals and season updates you’re looking forward to. Don’t forget to check out the blog next week on Wednesday evening (13th Sep 2017) at 8.15pm for more information and throughout the week for updates and general news.

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3 thoughts on “All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from Friday 8th September 2017)

  1. You say that Expanse is a Star Trek spin off but as far as I know it has nothing to do with it. It’s set in an original SF universe and has no connection to trek. It’s also bloody good!!!

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