With over a dozen new shows, movies, and specials coming to the streaming service this week, Netflix is staying busy in the third quarter of the month. Although there are no major franchises returning with new seasons, there are quite a few intriguing additions.
This week sees the release of The Lovebirds, a romantic comedy directed by Michael Showalter, of The State and Wet Hot American Summer fame. Álex Pina, the mastermind behind Money Heist, will also be seen teaming up with the producers of The Crown to bring White Lines that promises plenty of blood, lies, sex, drug explosions, and extravagant pool parties.
Here’s a list of what dominates the list of Netflix arrivals for the third week of May.
Netflix Airs May 15:
Netflix White Lines
When her brother’s cadaver washes up on the shores of Ibiza is discovered dead, a Manchester woman flies out to Ibiza to investigate the truth where she’s drawn into a sinister web of lies, cover-ups and dance clubs that stirs her to question her own character.
Humiliated by six years of unemployment, Alain Delambre is prepared to scale mountains (read: betray his wife & steal from his daughters) to secure a job at the corporate conglomerate — Exxya.
I Love You, Stupid (Te quiero, imbécil)
Marcos, a middle-aged man, witnesses his life turn inside-out after he loses his girlfriend and his job on the same day.
Hired to perform at a party, a magician ends up in hot water when he accidentally vanishes a wanted criminal during a police raid but is unable to make him reappear.
Magic for Humans: Season 3
Magician Justin Willman blends good-natured magic with grown-up laughs as he aims to wow the spectators as he performs frisky magic tricks and illusions in front of them, with no camera tricks to assist him.
Netflix She-Ra and the Princesses of Power: Season 5
In this reboot of the 1980s series, Adora must confront herself as the princesses prepare to confront Horde Prime and his hive mind army in the ultimate battle.
Netflix Airs May 16:
Netflix The Queen and the Conqueror (La Reina de Indias y el conquistador)
Years after conquistador Pedro de Heredia betrays her people and shatters their heart, Catalina, an indigenous woman sets out to seek revenge.
Netflix Airs May 18:
Netflix The Big Flower Fight
A score of teams of florists, garden designers, and sculptors pull out all the stops to create lavish floral installations for an opportunity to showcase at London’s Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew.
Netflix Airs May 19:
Netflix Sweet Magnolias
In the town of Serenity, three lifelong friends shepherd each other as they juggle through the complexities of romance, career, and family.
Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything
Life comes at Patton Oswalt fast in this stand-up special as he turns 50 whilst dabbles through buying a house, finding love again, and experiencing existential dread at Denny’s.
Airs May 20:
Ben Platt Live From Radio City Music Hall
Backed by a full band, actor Ben Platt opens up a very personal songbook onstage in a show recorded at Radio City Music Hall, New York.
Mutiny of the Worker Bees (Rebelión de Los Godinez)
Omar Buendía, the class prodigy, is expected to do great things in life. As his grandfather pushes him into joining a tech firm in Mexico City, Omar comes across a quirky assemblage of nine-to-fivers and a handful of nemeses.
Airs May 22:
When a couple on the brink of breaking gets accidentally embroiled into a bizarre murder, they take off on a berserk race to find the killer and clear their names.
When a hacker starts releasing students’ secrets to the entire high school, the socially isolated but observant Sofía knuckles down to ferret out the intruder’s identity.
Infographics and premium archives deliver succinct history lessons on world-changing discoveries, scientific breakthroughs, and social movements and.
Selling Sunset: Season 2
The reality series that revolves around Los Angeles’s most high-end residential estates marketed by elite real estate agents returns for a second season, documenting the agents’ juicy private lives, posh listings, and high-profile clients.
Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series: Season 2
The animated series returns for a second season, with the entire platoon metamorphosed into cartoons.