What awaits you on Netflix in 2018?
Netflix brings on visions of binge viewing sessions for compulsive couch potatoes. Every episode must be viewed in glorious full high definition on a flat panel television, a connected tablet, or a large screen smartphone. Take your pick! Netflix lovers can be militant individualists or workaday human beings coping with the daily grind. And relaxing on the couch late in the evenings. Television is under attack as more viewers cut the cord and migrate to Netflix in search of more variety and choice in their viewing habits. The Netflix blitz includes thousands of films and television shows including Hollywood classics, new releases, family-friendly viewing fare, and adult-only content for $7.99 per month.
The Truman Show
An old favorite of movie lovers, this film is coming back to Netflix early in 2018. Fans and viewers can relax and unwind as they follow the everyman (played by Jim Carrey) playing an unwitting star of an ‘90s era reality show. This cinematic production can leave viewers stumped as it portrays the growing media intrusion into the lives of ordinary citizens.
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Coming to Netflix in late 2018, this production marks the first television show from the legendary directors Joel Coen and Ethan Coen. This television anthology plays along the lines of a ‘western’ movie. It is partly being filmed in New Mexico. The series is expected to narrate six tales about the American frontier. Stars include James Franco, Zoe Kazan, Tyne Daly, Willie Watson, and Ralph Ineson.
Marvel’s Luke Cage: Season 2
This web television series features an ex-convict armed with super-human strength and unbreakable skin. Mike Colter plays the starring role in the second season of this Netflix original. The protagonist fights crime and criminals in this production and is based on a Marvel Comics character.
Mindhunter: Season 2
Netflix has commissioned a second season of this crime drama television series. Created by Joe Penhall, the series is executive produced by Penhall, David Fincher, and Charlize Theron. Based on a true story, this FBI thriller is should have fans and viewers riveted to their screens. Season 2 sees Holden Ford (Jonathan Groff) and Bill Tench (Holt McCallany) continue their many investigations into the minds of serial killers.
A Series of Unfortunate Events: Season 2
Netflix is bringing the second season of this show based on an adaptation of the bestselling children’s book in 2018. Starring Neil Patrick Harris, the second season will premiere on March 30. The lead character, Count Olaf, plays the evil uncle of three orphans who stop at nothing to steal their inheritance. Critics have praised the show as “entertaining and addictive.”
Love: Season 3
This acclaimed comedy series, directed by Judd Apatow, returns to Netflix for a brand new season in 2018. The third season debuts on March 9 and stars Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust. Netflix viewers around the world “have laughed, cringed, and cried with Mickey and Gus” as they followed the journey over the two seasons. However, the upcoming third season of Love will be its last.