Here’s What’s About to Hit Netflix (This Week’s List Is Heavy On Originals)

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change....
Here’s What’s About to Hit Netflix (This Week’s List Is Heavy On Originals)
Written by Chris Crum
  • As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change.

    This week’s list isn’t a huge one, but there are a handful of originals including the much-anticipated Beasts of No Nation from the acclaimed director of True Detective: Season 1, Cary Fukunaga.

    Available on 10/09:

    The Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show: Season 1 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL

    Netflix will introduce a new original series for kids, THE MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN SHOW, from DreamWorks Animation. Mr. Peabody, the smartest dog in the world, and his boy Sherman host a zany late-night comedy show broadcast from their swanky penthouse in front of a live studio audience. Anything can happen in this show jam-packed with exciting segments, great musical acts and very special guests like outrageous neighbors and hilarious time travelers they meet with the WABAC machine. Season 1 will be comprised of 13 episodes.

    Winter on Fire (2015) – NETFLIX ORIGINAL

    Over 93 days in Ukraine, what started as peaceful student demonstrations became a violent revolution and full-fledged civil rights movement.

    Available on 10/10:

    Lalaloopsy: Band Together (2015)

    The Lalaloopsy girls find that musical dreams do come true–when you get a little help from your very best friends! After Jewel learns that Keys dreams of being a pop star, she helps her put together her own band, The Buttonettes. Soon everyone is feeling the joy of music, as Spot starts making musical art pieces and Dot discovers a new musical galaxy in this sew-sweet movie!

    Available on 10/11:

    Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me (2014)

    When country music giant Glen Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2011, he chose to make his condition public. He then began his farewell tour — a remarkable musical journey chronicled in this affecting documentary

    Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Season 3

    This animated spinoff of Disney’s beloved Peter Pan features young Jake and his friends sailing for treasure in Never Land on their flagship, Bucky.

    Available on 10/12:

    Jane the Virgin: Season 1

    Having vowed to remain chaste until she’s married, Jane Villanueva is stunned to find she’s become pregnant anyway thanks to a medical slipup. Along with breaking the news to her amazed boyfriend, Jane must start making plans for a whole new life.

    Available on 10/14:

    The Lazarus Effect (2015)

    Mark Duplass, Olivia Wilde, Donald Glover

    After discovering a serum that can bring the deceased back to life, a team of medical researchers is horrified to find that the revolutionary drug carries with it some gruesome and lethal side effects.

    Available on 10/15:

    Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery: Season 1

    The world’s foremost scholars, historians and scientists examine six ancient relics thought to be connected to Jesus of Nazareth.

    Isabella Rossellini’s Green Porno Live! (2015)

    Legendary actress Isabella Rossellini acts out the mating habits of various animal species in this whimsical science series.

    Manson’s Missing Victims (2008)

    Investigators delve into cases of missing persons who may actually be murdered members of the Manson family who tried to desert the cult.

    The Five People You Meet in Heaven: Part 1 / Part 2 (2004)

    Based on best-selling author Mitch Albom’s book, this moving TV drama centers on Eddie (Steven Grayhm and Jon Voight), who dies at the age of 83, uncertain that he was able to save a girl from a horrible accident and doubting that his life had any significance. In heaven, Eddie meets five souls who, through flashbacks, show him how he affected the lives of others in amazing ways. Ellen Burstyn, Jeff Daniels and Michael Imperioli also star.

    Available on 10/16:

    All Hail King Julien: Season 2 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL

    In this Emmy winner for Outstanding Children’s Animated Program, Madagascar booty-shaker King Julien takes on the jungle’s craziest adventures.

    Anthony Jeselnik: Thoughts and Prayers (2015) – NETFLIX ORIGINAL

    Shot at the historic Fillmore Theatre in San Francisco, Anthony Jeselnik’s latest special delivers an all-new hour of hilarious stand-up comedy.

    Beasts of No Nation (2015) – NETFLIX ORIGINAL

    Idris Elba, Abraham Attah, Kurt Egyiawan

    When civil war tears his family apart, a young West African boy is forced to join a unit of mercenary fighters and transform into a child soldier.

    Circle (2015) – NETFLIX EXCLUSIVE

    Allegra Masters, Julie Benz, Matt Corboy

    When a group of strangers is seized and awaits execution, they face the impossible task of choosing the one person among them worthy of being spared.

    Some Assembly Required: Season 2 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL

    A 14-year-old takes ownership of a toy company and hires a group of his friends to help him create amazing new toys.

    The Principal: Season 1

    When history teacher Matt Bashir is promoted to Principal of a notoriously violent Boys’ school in Sydney’s south-west, his radical approach brings him into conflict and leaves his personal life dangerously exposed. But just when he seems to be making progress, a 17-year-old student is found dead on school grounds.

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