Netflix has a new movie coming out every single week in 2021, shares a sneak-peek.
Netflix Inc said on Tuesday it will release more than 70 movies this year across comedy, drama, family and other genres, a lineup that underscores the streaming service's growing prominence in the film business.
The Netflix slate includes crime thriller Red Notice starring Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot and Dwayne Johnson, one of six action movies, and zombie heist film Army of the Dead from director Zack Snyder. A dozen comedies include Don't Look Up with an all-star cast of Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Timothe Chalamet, Tyler Perry, Meryl Streep and others.
All but four of the films will be available to Netflix customers in the more than 190 countries it serves. Ten of the movies are in languages other than English. Additional movies will be released in markets outside the United States.
The Netflix 2021 schedule includes 18 dramas, nine thrillers, eight animated films and eight romances.
Other notable titles include musical tick, tick...BOOM directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Bruised, a drama that is the first movie directed by Halle Berry.
(With inputs from Reuters)
Take a look at a few of the exciting titles with premises as described by Netflix in detail below (Photos via Netflix):
1. ARMY OF THE DEAD
Director: Zack SnyderWriters: Zack Snyder, Shay Hatten, Joby Harold based on a story by Zack SnyderProducers: Deborah Snyder, Wesley Coller, Zack SnyderCast: Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana De La Reguera, Theo Rossi, Matthias Schweighfer, Nora Arnezeder, Hiroyuki Sanada, and GarretDillahunt, Tig Notaro, Ral Castillo, Huma Qureshi, Samantha Win, Richard Cetrone, Michael Cassidy
Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble, venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.
2. BACK TO THE OUTBACK
Directors: Clare Knight, Harry CrippsWriter: Harry CrippsProducer: Daniela MazzucatoVoice Cast: Isla Fisher, Tim Minchin, Eric Bana, Guy Pearce, Miranda Tapsell, Angus Imrie, Rachel House, Keith Urban, Celeste Barber, Wayne Knight, Aislinn Derbez, Diesel Cash La Torraca, Lachlan Ross Power, Jacki Weaver
Tired of being locked in a reptile house where humans gawk at them like theyre monsters, a ragtag group of Australias deadliest creatures plot a daring escape from their zoo to the Outback, a place where theyll fit in without being judged for their scales and fangs. Leading the group is Maddie (Isla Fisher), a poisonous snake with a heart of gold, who bands together with a self-assured Thorny Devil lizard Zoe (Miranda Tapsell), a lovelorn hairy spider Frank (Guy Pearce), and a sensitive scorpion Nigel (Angus Imrie). But when their nemesis Pretty Boy (Tim Minchin), a cute but obnoxious koala unexpectedly joins their escape, Maddie and the gang have no choice but to take him with them. So begins a hair-raising and hilarious road trip across Australia, as they are pursued by a zookeeper Chaz (Eric Bana) and his adventure-seeking mini-me (Diesel Cash La Torraca). Directed by Clare Knight and Harry Cripps, and also featuring the voices of Rachel House, Keith Urban, Celeste Barber, Wayne Knight, Lachlan Ross Power, and Jacki Weaver, BACK TO THE OUTBACK is an animated adventure that proves just because somethings different, doesnt mean it isnt beautiful.
3. BAD TRIP
Director: Kitao SakuraiWriters: Eric Andr, Kitao Sakurai, Dan CurryProducers: Eric Andr, Jeff Tremaine, David Bernard, Ruben FleischerCast: Eric Andr, Lil Rel Howery, Tiffany Haddish, Michaela Conlin
From the producer of Jackass and Bad Grandpa, this hidden camera comedy follows two best friends as they go on a cross-country road trip full of hilarious, inventive pranks, pulling its real-life audience into the mayhem. Bad Trip stars Eric Andr, Lil Rel Howery, Tiffany Haddish and Michaela Conlin. The film is directed by Kitao Sakurai from the minds of Dan Curry, Kitao Sakurai, and Andr - and produced by Andr, Jeff Tremaine, David Bernad, and Ruben Fleischer.
Director: Andrew DosunmuWriter: Lena WaitheProducers: Lena Waithe, Michael Ellenberg, Rishi RajaniCast: Niecy Nash, Aleyse Shannon, Giancarlo Esposito, Gracie Marie Bradley, Kyle Bary, Michael Ward and Sharon Stone
A gifted young Black woman struggles to maintain her voice and identity after shes offered a lucrative recording contract, setting off a fierce battle between her family, the label, and her closest friend to determine who will guide her as she makes the journey to becoming a star.
Director: Halle BerryWriter: Michelle RosenfarbProducers: Basil Iwanyk, Brad Feinstein, Guymon Casady, Erica Lee, Paris Kassidokostas-Latsis, Terry Dougas, Linda Gottlieb, Gillian HormelCast: Halle Berry, Adan Canto, Sheila Atim, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Shamier Anderson
Halle Berrys directorial debut follows a former MMA fighter struggling to regain custody of her son and restart her athletic career.
6. DON'T LOOK UP
Director: Adam McKayWriter: Adam McKayProducers: Adam McKay, Kevin MessickCast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Rob Morgan, Jonah Hill, Tyler Perry, Timothee Chalamet, Ron Perlman with Cate Blanchett and Meryl Streep. Additional cast includes Ariana, Kid Cudi, Melanie Lynskey, Himesh Patel, Matthew Perry and Tomer Sisley.
Dont Look Up tells the story of two low-level astronomers, who must go on a giant media tour to warn mankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet earth.
7. DOUBLE DAD
Director: Cris D'AmatoWriter: Thalita RebouasProducers: Cecilia Grosso, Samanta MoraesCast: Maisa, Eduardo Moscovis, Marcelo Mdici, Pedro Ottoni, Thaynara OG, Laila Zaid, Faf de Belm
Vicenza is a mature 18-year-old who has lived in a hippie commune for her entire life in complete harmony, except for one thing: she doesnt know who her father is. When her mother leaves for a trip to India, she takes it as her opportunity to sneak out into the real world in hopes to track down her father - but ends up finding two!
8. ESCAPE FROM SPIDERHEAD
Director: Joseph KosinskiWriters: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, based on George Saunders short storyProducers: Eric Newman, Chris Hemsworth, Oren Katzeff, Geneva Wasserman, Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Tommy Harper, Jeremy StecklerCast: Chris Hemsworth, Miles Teller, Jurnee Smollett, Mark Paguio, Tess Haubrich
In the near future, two young convicts grapple with their pasts in a facility run by a brilliant visionary, who experiments on inmates with emotion-altering drugs.
9. FEAR STREET TRILOGY
FEAR STREET: 1994Director: Leigh JaniakWriters: Leigh Janiak, Phil GraziadeiProducers: Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, David ReadyCast: Kiana Madeira, Olivia Welch, Benjamin Flores Jr., Julia Rehwald, Fred Hechinger, Ashley Zuckerman, Maya Hawke, Darrell Britt-Gibson, JordanaSpiro, Jordyn DiNatale
FEAR STREET: 1978Director: Leigh JaniakWriters: Leigh Janiak, Zak OlkewiczProducers: Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, David ReadyCast: Sadie Sink, Emily Rudd, Ryan Simpkins, McCabe Slye, Ted Sutherland, Gillian Jacobs, Kiana Madeira, Jordana Spiro, Chiara Aurelia, Jordyn DiNatale
FEAR STREET: 1666Director: Leigh JaniakWriters: Kate TrefryProducers: Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, David ReadyCast: Kiana Madeira, Ashley Zuckerman, Gillian Jacobs, Olivia Welch, Benjamin Flores Jr., Darrell Britt-Gibson, Fred Hechinger, Sadie Sink, Emily Rudd, McCabe Slye, Jordana Spiro, Jordyn DiNatale
In 1994, a group of teenagers discovers that the terrifying events that have haunted their town for generations may all be connected and that they may be the next targets. Adapted from R.L. Stines best selling horror series, the trilogy follows the nightmare through Shadysides sinister history.
Director: Cedric Nicolas-TroyanWriter: Umair AleemProducers: Bryan Unkeless, Kelly McCormick, Patrick NewallCast: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Woody Harrelson
After shes irreversibly poisoned, a ruthless criminal operative has less than 24 hours to exact revenge on her enemies and in the process forms an unexpected bond with the daughter of one of her past victims.
11. MALCOLM & MARIE (February 5)
Director: Sam LevinsonWriter: Sam LevinsonProducers: Kevin Turen, Ashley Levinson, Sam Levinson, Zendaya, John David WashingtonCast: Zendaya, John David Washington
Sam Levinson teams up with Zendaya and John David Washington for an achingly romantic drama in which a filmmaker (Washington) and his girlfriend (Zendaya) return home following a celebratory movie premiere as he awaits whats sure to be an imminent critical and financial success. The evening suddenly takes a turn as revelations about their relationships begin to surface, testing the strength of their love. Working with cinematographer Marcell Rev, Levinson creates a film of rare originality; an ode to the great Hollywood romances as well as a heartfelt expression of faith in the medium's future.
Director: Anthony MandlerWriters: Radha Blank, Colen C. Wiley, Janece ShafferProducers: Tonya Lewis Lee, Nikki Silver, Aaron L. Gilbert, Mike Jackson, Edward Tyler NahemCast: Kelvin Harrison Jr., Jennifer Hudson, Jeffrey Wright, Jharrel Jerome, Jennifer Ehle, Rakim Mayers, Nasir Nas Jones, Tim Blake Nelson, John DavidWashington
Monster tells the story of Steve Harmon (Kelvin Harrison, Jr.) a seventeen-year-old honour student whose world comes crashing down around him when he is charged with felony murder. The film follows his dramatic journey from a smart, likeable film student from Harlem attending an elite high school through a complex legal battle that could leave him spending the rest of his life in prison.
13. MOXIE (MARCH 3)
Director: Amy PoehlerWriters: Tamara Chestna, Dylan Meyer, based on Moxie by Jennifer MathieuProducers: Kim Lessing, Amy Poehler, Morgan SackettCast: Hadley Robinson, Lauren Tsai, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Nico Hiraga, Sydney Park, Josephine Langford, Clark Gregg, Josie Totah, Alycia Pascual-Pea, Anjelika Washington, Charlie Hall, Sabrina Haskett, Ike Barinholtz, Amy Poehler, Marcia Gay Harden
Fed up with the sexist and toxic status quo at her high school, a shy 16-year-old finds inspiration from her mothers rebellious past and anonymously publishes a zine that sparks a school-wide, coming-of-rage revolution.
14. NIGHT TEETH
Director: Adam RandallWriter: Brent DillonProducers: Vincent Gatewood, Ben Pugh, Charlie MorrisonCast: Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Debby Ryan, Lucy Fry, Ral Castillo, Alfie Allen
A young chauffeur picks up two mysterious women for a night of party-hopping across LA. But when his passengers reveal their true nature and a dangerous underworld lurking in the shadows he must fight to stay alive.
Director: Alexandre AjaWriter: Christie LeblancProducers: Vincent Maraval, Brahim Chioua, Nomie Devide, Alexandre Aja, Gregory LevasseurCast: Mlanie Laurent, Mathieu Amalric, Malik Zidi
A young woman wakes up in a medical cryo unit. She doesnt remember who she is or how she ended up sequestered in a box no larger than a coffin. As shes running out of oxygen, she must rebuild her memory to find a way out of her nightmare.
16. OUTSIDE THE WIRE (January 15)
Director: Mikael HfstrmWriters: Rob Yescombe, Rowan AthaleProducers: Ben Pugh, Erica Steinberg, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Anthony Mackie, Jason SpireCast: Anthony Mackie, Damson Idris, Emily Beecham, Michael Kelly, Pilou Asbk
Set in the future, Harp (Damson Idris), a drone pilot, is sent into a deadly militarized zone where he finds himself working for Leo (Anthony Mackie), an android officer, tasked to locate a doomsday device before the insurgents do.
17. RED NOTICE
Director: Rawson Marshall ThurberWriter: Rawson Marshall ThurberProducer: Beau Flynn, Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia, Rawson Marshall ThurberCast: Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot, Ryan Reynolds
An Interpol-issued Red Notice is a global alert to hunt and capture the worlds most wanted. But when a daring heist brings together the FBIs top profiler (Johnson) and two rival criminals (Gadot, Reynolds), theres no telling what will happen.
18. SWEET GIRL
Director: Brian Andrew MendozaWriters: Gregg Hurwitz, Philip Eisner, Will StaplesProducers: Brad Peyton, Jeff Fierson, Jason Momoa, Brian Andrew MendozaCast: Jason Momoa, Isabela Merced, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Adria Arjona, Raza Jaffrey, Justin Bartha, Lex Scott Davis, Michael Raymond-James, Dominic Fumusa, Nelson Franklin, Reggie Lee, Brian Howe
A devastated husband vows to bring justice to the people responsible for his wifes death while protecting the only family he has left, his daughter.
19. THE HARDER THEY FALL
Director: Jeymes SamuelWriters: Jeymes Samuel, Boaz YakinProducers: Jay-Z, James Lassiter, Lawrence Bender, Jeymes SamuelCast: Jonathan Majors, Zazie Beetz, Delroy Lindo, Lakeith Stanfield, Danielle Deadwyler, Edi Gathegi, RJ Cyler, Regina King, Idris Elba
In this Western, outlaw Nat Love (Jonathan Majors) discovers that his enemy, Rufus Buck (Idris Elba), is being released from prison, so he reunites his gang to track Rufus down and seek revenge.
20. THE KISSING BOOTH 3
Director: Vince MarcelloWriters: Vince Marcello, Jay ArnoldProducers: Vince Marcello, Michele Weisler, Ed Glauser, Andrew Cole-BulgiCast: Joey King, Joel Courtney, Jacob Elordi, Taylor Zakhar Perez, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Meganne Young, Molly Ringwald
It's the summer before Elle heads to college, and she has a secret: She got into both Harvard, where her dreamy boyfriend Noah goes, and Berkeley, where her BFF Lee is going. Which path will Elle choose?
21. THE LAST MERCENARY
Director: David CharhonWriters: David Charhon, Ismal Sy SavanProducers: Jean-Charles Levy, Nicolas Manuel, Olivier Albou, Laurence Schonberg, David Charhon, Jakma Charhon, Eponine Maillet, Olias Barco, Vlad RiashynCast: Jean-Claude van Damme, Alban Ivanov, Assa Sylla, Samir Decazza, Patrick Timsit, Eric Judor, Miou-Miou
A mysterious former secret service agent must urgently return to France when his estranged son is falsely accused of arms and drug trafficking by the government, following a blunder by an overzealous bureaucrat and a mafia operation.
22. THE WHITE TIGER (January 22)
Director: Ramin BahraniWriter: Ramin Bahrani, based on the Man Booker prize-winning novel by Aravind AdigaProducers: Mukul Deora, Ramin BahraniCast: Adarsh Gourav, Rajkummar Rao, Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Balram Halwai (Adarsh Gourav) narrates his epic and darkly humorous rise from poor villager to successful entrepreneur in modern India. Cunning and ambitious, our young hero jockeys his way into becoming a driver for Ashok (Rajkummar Rao) and Pinky (Priyanka Chopra-Jonas), who has just returned from America. Society has trained Balram to be one thing a servant so he makes himself indispensable to his rich masters. But after a night of betrayal, he realizes the corrupt lengths they will go to trap him and save themselves. On the verge of losing everything, Balram rebels against a rigged and unequal system to rise and become a new kind of master. Based on the New York Times bestseller and 2008 Man Booker Prize-winning novel.
Reviewed and Recommended by Erik Baquero
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