The Society, Netflix’s latest young adult series, is touted to be a modern re-telling of William Golding classic story the Lord of the Flies. In this contemporary sci-fi adaptation, teenagers from a wealthy New England town wake up to find that their parents and all authority figures have disappeared. In this semi utopia/dystopia the teenagers are left to fend for themselves and organize a new society, while also enjoying a few parties along the way. The series launches on May 10th.
The last season of Top Boy came out in 2013, but Netflix is bringing back the British show for a third season. This time, with Drake as producer. Top Boy is set in a housing estate in East London and follows residents lives and struggles in a community that suffers from crime, violence, and poverty. The new season will be out this fall.
The Dead Don’t Die
Jim Jarmusch is back with the most star studied zombie movie EVER. Who cares what the plot is, the film stars: Adam Driver, Bill Murray, Selena Gomez, Chloe Sevigny, Rosie Perez, Daniel Craig, Iggy Pop, Austin Butler, Danny Glover, Tom Waits, and so on and so on…. It’s out June 14th.
Netflix released the first trailer for its new Italian crime drama last week, and it looks as dark, gritty and bloody as you would expect from a Netflix take on a mafia story. The series is set in 1980s Milan and follows a young Italian on his rise through the ranks to become one of the cities most notorious criminals. The first season is released on April 19th.
We’ve already spoke about Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker movie, but, in case you somehow missed the trailer / want to watch it again, we’ll just leave it here for you.
Game of Thrones
ONLY A WEEK TO GO! And HBO have treated us with an “Aftermath” teaser trailer that shows that winter has well and truly arrived in Westeros. The finale season starts on April 14th.
J. T. Leroy
This feature length dramatisation, staring Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern, follows the intriguing real life story of fictional literary celebrity Jeremiah “Terminator” LeRoy who rose to fame in the 90s, but turned out to be the creation of author Laura Albert. The film is out April 26th.
Too Old To Die Young
Nicolas Winding Refn, the director of Drive, The Neon Demon and Only God Forgives, makes his television debut with a neo-noir set in the City of Angels. Expect gory violence and beautiful cinematography. The series is out Amazon Prime on June 14th.