30 November, 2021
Netflix Hong Kong December: Don't Look Up
Netflix Hong Kong December: Don't Look Up
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New On Netflix Hong Kong: What To Watch In December

30 November, 2021
Netflix Hong Kong December: Don't Look Up

Introducing the best of what’s new on Netflix Hong Kong this month!

Between cosy nights in and lazy homebound weekends, you’ll be needing a new Netflix binge or two to keep the boredom at bay. Luckily, there are plenty of new shows on Netflix Hong Kong to add to your watch list this December. From star-studded satirical sci-fi comedies, psychological dramas and comedy specials, here’s this month’s lineup of new Netflix shows. Happy bingeing!

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New On Netflix Hong Kong In December 2021

Netflix Hong Kong December: The Power of the Dog

The Power of the Dog

Airs On Netflix Hong Kong: Wednesday, 1 December
A domineering yet charismatic ranger (Benedict Cumberbatch) wages a war of intimidation on his brother’s new wife (Kirsten Dunst) and impressionable son (Kodi Smit-McPhee) until he finds himself vulnerable to the possibility of love. Directed by Jane Campion (The Piano), this compelling western drama is based on the eponymous 1967 novel which explores how suppressed emotions can sway one’s actions.

Watch the trailer here.

VOIR

Airs On Netflix Hong Kong: Monday, 6 December
Presented by film lovers and executive producers David Fincher (Fight Club, Mank) and David Prior (AM1200), this collection of visual essays celebrates cinema and the personal connection we each have to the stories we’ve seen unfold on the big screen, featuring personal stories and interviews with reputed critics.

Watch the trailer here.

Nicole Byer: BBW (Big Beautiful Weirdo)

Airs On Netflix Hong Kong: Tuesday, 7 December
Cat funerals. Trying to hook up during lockdown. Karens gone wild. Emmy-nominated host of baking comp Nailed It! Nicole Byer gets down and dirty in her first-ever Netflix comedy special.

Netflix Hong Kong December: Twentysomethings

Twentysomethings: Austin (aka Roaring Twenties)

Airs On Netflix Hong Kong: Friday, 10 December
Follow eight twenty-somethings as they set out to find success in life and love in Austin, Texas. Watch as the cast of this new reality series experience the highs and lows of adulting while also learning to navigate the ‘new normal’ of 2020s America.

Watch the trailer here.

Netflix Hong Kong December: The Unforgivable

The Unforgivable

Airs On Netflix Hong Kong: Friday, 10 December
After serving a 20-year sentence in prison for committing a violent murder, Ruth Slater (Sandra Bullock) re-enters a society that refuses to forgive her past. Her only hope for redemption is finding the younger sister she was forced to leave behind. From the Academy Award-winning producer of The Departed, this gritty drama also stars Viola Davis, Vincent D’Onofrio and Jon Bernthal.

Watch the trailer here.

Selling Tampa: Season 1

Airs On Netflix Hong Kong: Wednesday, 15 December
Get ready for some big listings and some even bigger personalities. New Selling Sunset spin-off, Selling Tampa, passes the baton to Tampa’s all-female, Black-owned Allure Reality. This time, the new cast of fabulously fierce real estate agents have their eyes set on dominating the Suncoast.

Watch the trailer here.

DON’T LOOK UP

Airs On Netflix Hong Kong: Friday, 24 December
DON’T LOOK UP tells the story of two low-level astronomers, played by Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence, who must go on giant media tour to warn mankind of a comet headed towards Earth. Written and directed by Adam McKay (The Big Short, Vice), the dark satirical sci-fi comedy boasts an A-list cast, including Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Timothée Chalamet, Rob Morgan, Jonah Hill, Ariana Grande, the list goes on…

Watch the trailer here.

Netflix Hong Kong December: The Lost Daughter

The Lost Daughter

Airs On Netflix Hong Kong: Friday, 31 December
A college professor’s summer holiday takes a dark turn when her fixation with a young mother leads her to confront the unsettling memories of her early motherhood. Starring the talented Olivia Colman, Dakota Johnson, Jessie Buckley, Ed Harris and Peter Sarsgaard, this haunting psychological drama marks the directorial debut of Maggie Gyllenhaal and received a four-minute standing ovation at its opening night world premiere at the Venice Film Festival.

Watch the trailer here.

Netflix Hong Kong December: Queer Eye Season 6

Series Returning To Netflix Hong Kong In November

  • Lost in Space: Season 3 – Wednesday, 1 December
  • The Witcher: Season 2 – Friday, 17 December
  • Emily in Paris: Season 2 – Wednesday, 22 December
  • Cobra Kai: Season 4 – Friday, 31 December
  • Queer Eye: Season 6 – Friday, 31 December

New On Netflix Hong Kong In November 2021

Arcane: League of Legends

Now Airing
Set in the League of Legends universe borne from the popular battle arena video game, this new animated series traces the origins of two iconic League champions, Vi and Jinx (voiced by Hailee Steinfeld and Ella Purnell), and two city-states on the brink of war.

Watch the trailer here.

The Harder They Fall

Now Airing
Saddle up! Staring Johnathan Majors, Regina King, Idris Elba and Zazie Beetz, this action-packed new school Western will take you on a bumpy ride. When outlaw Nat Law learns that his nemesis Rufus Buck has been sprung from prison, he rounds up his old gang to track down the ruthless crime boss and seek revenge.

Watch the trailer here.

Red Notice

Now Airing
It’s hard to not take notice of the star-studded cast of new Netflix heist comedy Red Notice. Dwayne Johnson plays an FBI agent who sets out to capture the most wanted art thief (Gal Gadot) with the help of the second best art thief in the world (Ryan Reynolds) for one flashy game of cat and mouse between a pro and cons.

Watch the trailer here.

Love Hard

Now Airing
Oh, the lies we tell for love! Unlucky-in-love LA girl (Nina Dobrev) falls for a rugged East Coast guy (Darren Barnet) on a dating app and decides to fly across the country to surprise him for the holidays – only to discover that she’s been catfished by his childhood friend (Jimmy O. Yang).

Watch the trailer here.

Passing

Now Airing
Adapted from the celebrated 1929 novel by Nella Larsen of the same name, Passing tells the riveting story of two Black women, Irene (Tessa Thompson) and Clare (Ruth Negga), who have light enough skin to “pass” as white, but choose to live on opposite sides of the colour line during the height of the Harlem Renaissance in late 1920s New York.

Watch the trailer here.

tick, tick…BOOM!

Now Airing
Lin-Manuel Miranda makes his feature directorial debut with tick, tick…BOOM!, a film adaptation of the autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, best known as the creator of Rent. The film follows Jon (Andrew Garfield) a young theatre composer who’s spent the last eight years working on what he hopes will be the next great American musical. With the clock ticking, Jon is feeling the pressure amidst an artistic community being ravaged by the AIDS epidemic.

Watch the trailer here.

Cowboy Bebop: Season 1

Now Airing
Based on the sci-fi Neo-noir anime series of the same name, this action-packed space Western follows three bounty hunters, known in this world as “cowboys”. Spike Spiegel (John Cho), Jet Black (Mustafa Shakir) and Faye Valentine (Daniella Pineda) form a scrappy crew ready to hunt down the solar system’s most dangerous criminals – for the right price, of course.

Watch the trailer here.

Hellbound: Season 1

Now Airing
What would you do if you were given a deadline on life? From the director of Train To Busan comes Hellbound, a live-action adaptation of Yeon Sang-ho’s own webtoon of the same name. When unearthly beings issue a decree and condemn individuals to hell, a religious group called The New Truth begins to grow in influence, but a few people become suspicious about its activities and begin investigating its involvement in mysterious events.

Watch the trailer here.

Series Returning To Netflix Hong Kong In November

  • Gentefied: Season 2 – Now Airing
  • Tiger King: Season 2 – Now Airing
  • Selling Sunset: Season 4 – Now Airing

New On Netflix Hong Kong In October 2021

Maid

Now Airing
From the producers of Shameless comes this poignant story of a young mother (Margaret Qualley) who turns to housecleaning as she escapes an abusive relationship to create a better life for her daughter, redefining her worth against all odds. Inspired by the New York Times best-selling memoir by Stephanie Land, this limited series touches on a number of heavy topics including domestic violence, mental illness, addiction and poverty in a raw and compelling way.

Watch the trailer here.

The Guilty

Now Airing
Jake Gyllenhaal plays a 911 dispatch call centre operator who scrambles to save an abducted woman in Antoine Fuqua’s remake the 2018 Danish film of the same name. Over the course of a single morning, the demoted police officer discovers that nothing is as it seems and is forced to face a difficult truth.

Watch the trailer here.

There’s Someone Inside Your House

Now Airing
From the producers of Stranger Things and The Conjuring Universe, a high school senior and her classmates are being targeted by a masked assailant intent on exposing each of their darkest secrets to the world. Hiding a mysterious past of her own, Makani and a band of misfits must uncover the killer’s identity before they become victims themselves.

Watch the trailer here.

Brain On Fire

Now Airing
Susannah (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young up-and-coming journalist at the New York Post, has a bright future ahead of her, but it all starts to slip away when she is suddenly stricken by a mysterious illness. After a series of seizures, tantrums, misdiagnoses, and a lengthy hospital stay, a doctor’s last-minute intervention enables him to give her a diagnosis and hope for the chance rebuild her life in this riveting biographical film.

Watch the trailer here.

Convergence: Courage in a Crisis

Now Airing
As COVID-19 exacerbates vulnerabilities across the globe, unsung heroes do their part to build a brighter future. A remarkable collaboration that spans eight countries and nine inspiring stories, this pandemic documentary reveals the power of compassion and community in the face of a global crisis.

Watch the trailer here.

The Forgotten Battle

Now Airing
Set in 1944, three young lives – a glider pilot, a Nazi soldier and a reluctant Resistance recruit – become inextricably connected. In the thick of WWII’s crucial Battle of the Scheldt, the three are forced to make choices that impact their own freedom and the freedom of others.

Watch the trailer here.

Night Teeth

Now Airing
Moonlighting as a chauffeur, Benny’s first night on the job takes a sinister turn after picking up two mysterious girls for a night of party-hopping. But when his passengers reveal their true nature and bloodthirsty intentions, he must fight to stay alive in a secret underworld he never knew existed.

Watch the trailer here.

Found

Now Airing
Amanda Lipitz’s (Step) documentary film, Found, follows three adopted American teen girls who discover that they are cousins. Their online meeting inspires them to embark on a courageous journey to China in the hopes of meeting their birth parents, confronting complicated and emotional questions along the way.

Watch the trailer here.

Hypnotic

Now Airing
“An idea, planted in the mind, will blossom into a whole new reality”. Feeling stuck both in her personal and professional life, Jenn (Kate Siegel) seeks the help of a renowned hypnotherapist (Jason O’Mara). But after a series of intense sessions, she finds herself caught in a deadly mind game.

Watch the trailer here.

Army of Thieves

Now Airing
In this prequel to Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead, which takes place during the beginning stages of the zombie outbreak, a small-town bank teller with a knack for safe-cracking gets recruited to join a crew of Interpol’s most wanted criminals to assist in executing a series of high-stakes bank heists across Europe.

Watch the trailer here.

Series Returning To Netflix Hong Kong In October

  • Sexy Beasts: Season 2 – Now Airing
  • On My Block: Season 4 – Now Airing
  • You: Season 3 – Now Airing
  • Locke & Key: Season 2 – Now Airing
  • Dynasty: Season 4 – Now Airing

New On Netflix Hong Kong In September 2021

Afterlife of the Party

Now Airing
Cassie (Victoria Justice) spends most of her life partying… until she dies in a freak accident during a wild birthday week. Now this social butterfly must right her wrongs on Earth in order to earn her wings and place in the big VIP room in the sky.

Watch the trailer here.

Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror

Now Airing
This five-part docuseries chronicles the September 11, 2001 attacks of the U.S., offering harrowing personal stories and a comprehensive overview of the devastating events of that day. From the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979 to the country’s collapse back into the hands of the Taliban just weeks prior to the 20th anniversary of the attacks, history continues to be made.

Watch the trailer here.

On the Verge: Season 1

Now Airing
Four forty-something female friends (played by Julie Delpy, Sarah Jones, Alexia Landeau and Elisabeth Shue) dig into love and work, and together decide to use midlife as a time for personal reinvention in this new Netflix dramedy.

Watch the trailer here.

Metal Shop Masters: Season 1

Now Airing
Fans of Netflix’s glass-blowing reality show Blown Away will love this new fierce and fiery competition series. Hosted by Filipino comedian Jo Koy, a group of metal artists cut, torch and weld some seriously impressive creations from hardened steel. Only one will take home the prize of $50,000 and the title of Metal Shop Master.

Watch the trailer here.

Kate

Now Airing
After being poisoned, a ruthless criminal operative (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) has less than 24 hours to exact revenge on her enemies, partnering with the daughter of one of her past victims (Miku Martineau). From a producer of Atomic Blonde, expect some epic action sequences and fight scenes.

Watch the trailer here.

Firedrake the Silver Dragon

Now Airing
When his home is threatened by humans, a young dragon summons the courage to seek a mythical paradise where dragons can live in peace, with the aid of an orphaned boy and mountain spirit. Starring the voices of Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Felicity Jones, Freddie Highmore, Patrick Stewart, Nonso Anozie, we have high hopes for this animated adventure.

Nightbooks

Now Airing
Scary story fanatic Alex (Winslow Fegley) is imprisoned by an evil witch (Krysten Ritter) who agrees to let him live as long as he tells her a spine-chilling tale every night. The young boy teams up with the another prisoner (Lidya Jewett) to outwit the witch and escape her magical labyrinth.

Watch the trailer here.

Squid Game: Season 1

Now Airing
Battle Royale meets The Hunger Games in this twisted eight-episode South Korean series. Starring Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-joon and Lee Ji-ha, Squid Game tells the tale of a group of cash-strapped people who risk their lives in a mysterious survival game. The stakes are deadly high but a irresistible prize awaits…

Watch the trailer here.

Intrusion

Now Airing
When a couple move to a small town, a home invasion leaves the wife (Freida Pinto) traumatised and suspicious of everyone around her. As she searches answers, she learns the real danger has only just begun…

Watch the trailer here.

The Starling

Now Airing
Starring Melissa McCarthy in the lead role, The Starling follows Lilly who suffers a devastating loss. A territorial starling that begins to harass her in her own backyard pushes her to seek advice from a quirky psychologist-turned-vet (Kevin Kline) with a troubled past of his own. The two form a unique friendship as they help each other explore and come to terms with their personal issues.

Watch the trailer here.

Midnight Mass

Now Airing
From the creators of The Haunting of Hill House comes another chilling supernatural horror series. Midnight Mass centres around a small, isolated island community that starts to experience supernatural events after the arrival of a priest (Hamish Linklater). The seemingly miraculous occurrences give the community a renewed religious fervour and hope – but do this miracles come at a price?

Watch the trailer here.

Attack of the Hollywood Clichés!

Now Airing
Host Rob Lowe joins celebrities and industry insiders to roast all the best cringe-worthy Hollywood clichés, from kissing in the rain to marginally escaping huge explosions in this new Netflix comedy special by Charlie Brooker, the maker behind sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror and mockumetary Death to 2020.

Series Returning To Netflix Hong Kong In September

  • Money Heist: Part 5, Volume 1 – Now Airing
  • Lucifer: Season 6 – Friday, 10 September
  • Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father: Season 5 – Tuesday, 14 September
  • The World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals: Season 2 – Tuesday, 14 September
  • Nailed It!: Season 6 – Wednesday, 15 September
  • Sex Education: Season 3 – Friday, 17 September
  • Love on the Spectrum: Season 2 – Tuesday, 21 September
  • Dear White People: Season 4 – Wednesday, 22 September

New On Netflix Hong Kong In August 2021

Cooking With Paris

Now Airing
Out to prove that “Any b*tch can cook”, Paris takes us from grocery store to dinner party with her new cooking show. Inspired by her viral YouTube Video, join Hollywood heiress Paris Hilton along with her celebrity sous-chefs Kim Kardashian West, Demi Lovato, Saweetie, Lele Pons, Nikki Glaser, and Nicky and Kathy Hilton as she navigates new ingredients, recipes and unconventional kitchen appliances.

Watch the trailer here.

Vivo

Now Airing
Voiced by the one and only Lin-Manuel Miranda, a one-of-a-kind kinkajou embarks on an epic musical adventure to deliver a love song to Marta (Gloria Estefan) on behalf of his owner Andrés (Buena Vista Social Club’s Juan De Marcos). This animated film features all-new songs by the Hamilton composer and a star-studded voice cast.

Watch the trailer here.

The Kissing Booth 3

Now Airing
In this third instalment, Elle is determined to make the most of her final summer before college by planning the ultimate beach bucket list. Meanwhile, she faces the hardest decision of her life so far: whether to move across the country with BF Noah or fulfil her lifelong promise to go to college with her BFF Lee.

Watch the trailer here.

Bake Squad: Season 1

Now Airing
Four brilliant bakers, personally selected by famed Milk Bar founder Christina Tosi, battle it out to see whose dessert will be chosen for someone’s special day. Queen of Cakes Ashley, Champ of chocolate Gonzo, Flavour Fanatic Maya-Camille or Pastry Illusionist Christophe – who’s dessert will rein supreme?

Watch the trailer here.

Beckett

Now Airing
Following a tragic car accident on holiday in Greece, Beckett (John David Washington) finds himself at the centre of a dangerous political conspiracy – and the target for assassination. Political unrest mounts and tensions escalate as the American tourist tries desperately to reach the U.S embassy to clear his name.

Watch the trailer here.

The Defeated: Season 1

Now Airing
Set in 1946 Berlin, in the wake of the Second World War, an American cop (Taylor Kitsch) searches for his missing brother while helping a novice German policewoman (Nina Hoss) take down the Al Capone of Berlin.

The Chair

Now Airing
Starring the formidable Sandra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy, Killing Eve), The Chair centres around Dr Ji-Yoon Kim as she navigates her new role as the Chair of the failing English department at the prestigious Pembroke University. As the first woman in the position, Ji-Yoon is faced with a unique set of challenges, dizzying demands and high expectations.

Watch the trailer here.

Sweet Girl

Now Airing
A devastated and vindictive husband (Jason Mamoa) does everything in his power to bring justice to the pharmaceutical company responsible for his wife’s death while protecting his daughter (Isabela Merced) in debut director Philip Eisner’s action thriller.

Watch the trailer here.

Motel Makeover: Season 1

Now Airing
Amid project pitfalls and a pandemic, besties-turned-business partners work their design magic to transform a rundown motel into a ‘Gram-worthy getaway. Think statement wallpaper, marble tables and retro leather couches.

Watch the trailer here.

Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed

Now Airing
This documentary uncovers the untold story of legendary late landscape artist and host of The Joy of Painting, Bob Ross. Titled Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed, it chronicles the legal actions taken by his once trusted partners that aimed to control the Bob Ross brand beyond the TV painter’s death.

He’s All That

Now Airing
From the director of Mean Girls, He’s All That reimagines the original plot of the 1999 teen rom-com, She’s All That. This gender-swapped remake follows influencer Padgett (Addison Rae) who bets she can turn an unpopular classmate (Tanner Buchanan) into prom king.

Watch the trailer here.

Sparking Joy With Marie Kondo

Now Airing
Best-selling author and organising icon Marie Kondo returns to Netflix with a brand new series that will see her expand her method into new settings, altering businesses, relationships and communities for the better.


New On Netflix Hong Kong In July 2021

FEAR STREET PART 1: 1994

Now Airing
This chilling trilogy, based on R.L Stine’s best-selling horror series, begins in Shadyside, 1994, and traces the town’s sinister 300-year-old history. In the first instalment, a group of teens discover that a series of brutal slayings may all be connected and it’s likely they’re the next targets. The second and third entries, set in 1978 and 1666 respectively, are to follow in subsequent weeks (Part 2 airs Friday, 9 July and Part 3 airs Friday, 16 July).

Watch the trailer here.

Cat People

Now Airing
Cat People explores the fascinating relationship between cats and their owners, defying the negative stereotypes of what it means to be a “cat person” (no middle-aged spinsters here!). If you’ve been on the viral cat video bandwagon for a while now, you may be familiar with some of the talented felines starring in this show!

Watch the trailer here.

Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness: Season 1

Now Airing
Based on the popular horror video game series, Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness is set between the events of Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil 5, after a hacking incident is uncovered at the White House. The CG serialised drama will see characters Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield reunited as they attempt to survive and protect the president from blood-thirsty zombies.

Watch the trailer here.

The Water Man

Now Airing
Gunner (Lonnie Chavis) sets out on a quest to save his ailing mother (Rosario Dawson) by searching for the Water Man, a mythic figure rumoured to possess the power to resurrect people from the dead. Making his directorial debut, David Oyelowo (Selma, Nightingale) also plays Gunner’s father, Amos, who is determined to bring his son safely home, and in the process will discover who his son really is.

Watch the trailer here.

Heist: Season 1

Now Airing
What would you risk for the score of a lifetime? From the producers behind 2021’s Oscar-winning Best Short Film, Two Distant Strangers, and Emmy-nominated director Derek Doneen (The Price of Free) comes this new thrilling Netflix docuseries which details three of the biggest heists in modern American history. Find out, from the people who pulled them off, how they selected their targets, planned out the heist and what mistakes were made, alongside comments from family members, accomplices and the law enforcement officers who brought them to justice.

Watch the trailer here.

Sexy Beasts

Now Airing
Feel like your blind-dates always take a weird turn? You haven’t seen weird yet. This dating show turns blind dating on its head and takes looks completely out of the equation using elaborate makeup and prosthetics to disguise the daters (think Dating Around crossed with Glow Up) – allowing their personalities to truly shine.

Watch the trailer here.

Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop

Now Airing
From the creators of Your Lie in April and Cowboy Bebop, this vibrant Netflix original anime follows an introverted boy who expresses himself through haiku and a bubbly yet self-conscious girl who share a brief, idyllic summer together. A high-spirited soundtrack propels the film, featuring its theme song performed by Tokyo indie rock band Never Young Beach.

Watch the trailer here.

Kingdom: Ashin of the North

Now Airing
Waiting for the third season of hit historical zombie series Kingdom just got a little easier thanks to this one-off “sidequel”. The highly-anticipated Kingdom: Ashin of the North will reveal the backstory of Ashin, the mysterious character Lee Chang’s group encountered towards the end of season two, and explains the origins of the resurrection plant that is believed to have the ability to reanimate the dead.

Watch the trailer here.

The Last Letter From Your Lover

Now Airing
Journalist Ellie Haworth (Felicity Jones) uncovers a secret romantic correspondence between the wife of a wealthy industrialist (Shailene Woodley) and the financial journalist assigned to cover him (Callum Turner) in this film adaptation of author Jojo Moyes’ (Me Before You) novel of the same name. As Ellie becomes determined to find out how the two lovers’ story ends, a love story of her own begins to unfold.

Watch the trailer here.

TATTOO REDO: Season 1

Now Airing
If you love a good makeover show, get ready to be hooked on TATTOO REDO – and this one comes with an interesting twist! In this new six-part series, top artists transform disastrous tattoo into stunning cover-ups. The catch? The loved one who brought them in gets to choose the new design.

Watch the trailer here.

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Series Returning To Netflix Hong Kong In July

  • Dogs: Season 2 – Now Airing
  • Atypical: Season 4 – Now Airing
  • Never Have I Ever: Season 2 – Now Airing
  • The Movies That Made Us: Season 2 – Now Airing
  • Glow Up: Season 3 – Now Airing

New On Netflix Hong Kong In June 2021

Sweet Tooth: Season 1

Now Airing
Based on the beloved DC Comic, and executive produced by Susan Downey and Robert Downey Jr., this new original Netflix series follows a half-boy, half-deer hybrid nicknamed Sweet Tooth who embarks on an extraordinary adventure across a post-apocalyptic world in search for a new beginning.

Watch the trailer here.

Breaking Boundaries: The Science Of Our Planet

Now Airing
As David Attenborough puts it simply, “All is not well with our planet”. Together the natural historian and scientist Johan Rockström examine Earth’s biodiversity collapse and the solutions we must immediately put in place to protect our planet’s life support systems before it’s too late.

Head here for the trailer.

Awake

Now Airing
Think you have trouble sleeping? After an unexplained global event takes away humanity’s ability to sleep and wipes out all electronics, society spirals into chaos. Jill (Gina Rodriguez), a former soldier with a troubled past, may hold the key to a cure in the form of her daughter, Matilda (Ariana Greenblatt). But can she deliver Matilda to the right people and save the world in her sleep deprived state?

Catch the trailer here.

Lupin: Season 2

Now Airing
Hit French heist series Lupin returns this month, with our favourite gentleman burglar Assane scrambling to find his kidnapped son Raoul, and gaining an unlikely new ally as he draws up a grand scheme to reveal Hubert’s crime.

Watch the trailer here.

Trese

Now Airing
Based on award-winning Filipino graphic novel, TRESE, comes Netflix’s first Filipino anime series. Set in a fictional Manila where mythical creatures from Philippine folklore pervade the criminal underworld, it’s up to Alexandra Trese (voiced by Liza Soberano) to keep the peace. The English dubbed version features a star-studded lineup of Filipino celebrities such as Shay Michell (Pretty Little Liars) as the titular character, Manny Jacinto (The Good Place), Nicole Scherzinger and Darren Criss.

Head here for the trailer.

Skater Girl

Now Airing
Skater Girl tells the inspiring story of a teenage girl (played by newcomer Rachel Saanchita Gupta) in rural India who discovers a life-changing passion for skateboarding. With her village and school disapproving of the sport, she faces a rough road as she chases her dream to compete in the National Skateboarding Championships.

Catch the trailer here.

Fatherhood

Now Airing
Dropping just in time for Father’s Day, Kevin Hart plays a widowed father who copes with doubts, fears and heartache as he embraces the role of single fatherhood. Based on Matthew Logelin’s memoir Two Kisses For Maddy: A Memoir of Loss and Love, Fatherhood will draw as many laughs as it will tears.

Watch the trailer here.

The World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals: Season 1

Now Airing
Tag along with hosts Luis D. Ortiz (Million Dollar Listing) and content creators Megan Batoon and Jo Franco as they visit some truly incredible vacation rentals around the world, from affordable treehouses to exclusive island getaways, sharing their expert tips and tricks for travelling on a shoestring along the way.

Head here for the trailer.

So Not Worth It: Season 1

Now Airing
Need a break from the K-dramas? From the creators of Nonstop and Unstoppable High Kick, comes So Not Worth It – Netflix’s first ever Korean sitcom – set in a college dorm in Korea that’s home to students from around the world. Featuring new friends, new loves and a whole lot of laughs, this show is a breath of fresh air.

Catch the trailer here.

Good on Paper

Now Airing
Starring and based on a (mostly) true love story from American comedian Iliza Shlesinger, Good on Paper starts out well for our leading lady, but shortly goes amiss. After years of putting her career first, Andrea finally thinks she’s met the perfect guy. On paper, he checks all the boxes but is he too good to be true?

Watch the trailer here.


New On Netflix Hong Kong In May 2021

Jupiter’s Legacy: Volume 1

Now Airing
Based on the comic book series by Mark Millar and Frank Quitely of the same name, Jupiter’s Legacy follows the children of the world’s first superheroes as they struggle to live up to the legendary feats of their parents.

Watch the trailer here.

Money, Explained

Now Airing
We spend it, borrow it and save it. Now let’s talk about it. From credit cards to casinos, scammers and student loans, narrators Tiffany Haddish, Jane Lynch, Bobby Cannavale, Edie Falco and Marcia Gay Harden discuss money and its many minefields.

Head here to watch the trailer.

Monster

Now Airing
Should one moment define your life? A 17-year-old honour student’s (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) life comes crashing down when he is implicated in a robbery-turned-murder. Facing life in prison, he must fight for his innocence and integrity against a criminal justice system that has already judged him.

Catch the trailer here.

Halston: Season 1

Now Airing
Starring Ewan McGregor as the titular lead, Halston tells the untold story of the meteoric rise and subsequent of the first American celebrity fashion designer (who shot to fame when he designed the pillbox hat Jacqueline Kennedy wore to her husband John F. Kennedy’s presidential inauguration).

Watch the trailer here.

The Woman in the Window

Now Airing
Confined to her home by agoraphobia, psychologist Anna Fox (Amy Adams) feels safest when she’s watching the world from behind her window. That is, until the Russell’s move in across the street and she witnesses a brutal crime. The only problem is, no one believes her.

Catch the trailer here.

I Am All Girls

Now Airing
Detectives Ntombizonke (Hlubi Mboya) and Jodie Snyman (Erica Wessels) team up to take down a powerful South African child-trafficking ring, finding common ground with a mysterious assassin who is systematically targeting the perpetrators behind the operation.

Head here to watch the trailer.

Army of the Dead

Now Airing
Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble and venture into the quarantine zone to pull off a 200 million dollar heist in this action thriller directed by Zach Snyder (500, Watchmen). Keep an eye out for the undead Elvis impersonator!

Watch the trailer here.

Master of None: Season 3

Now Airing
Aziz Ansari’s series finally returns with a new season and storyline that intimately illustrates the ups and downs of marriage. The third instalment, co-created by Emmy winners Aziz and Alan Yang, chronicles the relationship between Denise (a supporting character from the earlier seasons) and her partner Alicia.

Catch the trailer here.

Eden: Season 1

Now Airing
Eden, Netflix’s first Japanese Original Anime, is set a thousand years into the future when only robots are thought to exist. When two maintenance robots discover a young human girl and decide to raise her in secret, they begin to question all they were taught to believe about the human race.

Head here to watch the trailer.

Blue Miracle

Now Airing
To save their cash-strapped orphanage, the caretaker (Raymond Cruz) and his kids partner with a washed up boat captain (Dennis Quaid) for a chance to win a lucrative fishing competition. Blue Miracle is based on the true story of Casa Hogar, a Mexican boys home that was on the brink of bankruptcy after Hurricane Odile hit in 2014.

Watch the trailer here.


New On Netflix Hong Kong In April 2021

Worn Stories

Now Airing
Marie Kondo, look away! This revealing documentary celebrates the clothes we keep. From cultural figures to ex-cons and artists, this eight-part series will tug on your heart strings as real people unravel the fascinating and quirky stories behind their most treasured pieces of clothing.

Watch the trailer here.

The Big Day: Collection 2

Now Airing
The Big Day is back and even bigger than ever with six more extravagant Indian weddings. Time-honoured customs and contemporary values collide in this second collection of stories. Expect plenty of OTT couture outfits and synchronised dancing.

Head here to watch the trailer.

Thunder Force

Now Airing
Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer suit up in this action-packed comedy where two estranged childhood friends reunite as an unlikely crime-fighting duo. When one of them invents a formula that gives ordinary people superpowers, they each acquire a special skill that will help them save Chicago from the clutches of “The King” (Bobby Cannavale).

Catch the trailer here.

Two Distant Strangers

Now Airing
In this Oscar-nominated short film directed by Travon Free and Martin Desmond Roe, a man of colour (Joey Bada$$) trying to go home to his dog gets stuck in a Groundhog Day time loop that forces him to relive a deadly run-in with a cop.

Watch the trailer here.

My Love: Six Stories of True Love

Now Airing
Love abounds in this heart-warming limited series featuring six longtime couples living in different corners of the world. Inspired by the acclaimed Korean documentary My Love, Don’t Cross That River, this pick follows the elderly couples over the course of one year, highlighting the small, precious moments that has kept their love alive for decades (be sure to have tissue on standby!).

Catch the trailer here.

Love and Monsters

Now Airing
The day of the monster uprising was the day Joel lost everyone – or so he thought. Seven years after surviving the monster apocalypse, Joel ventures out of his cosy underground bunker and embarks on a perilous quest to reunite with his ex. From the producers of Stranger Things, this thrilling sci-fi adventure should tide you over until Eleven and the gang return for their fourth season.

Head here to watch the trailer.

Life in Colour with David Attenborough

Now Airing
This new nature docuseries, airing on Earth Day (naturally), uses revolutionary camera technology to reveal how different animals see and use colour to survive and thrive in the wild. Alongside his exotic co-stars, Sir David Attenborough will be leading the way through this vibrant journey around the globe.

Watch the trailer here.

Shadow and Bone

Now Airing
Based on Leigh Bardugo’s debut fantasy novel of the same name, this new Netflix series follows orphan mapmaker Alina as dark forces conspire against her after she unexpectedly harnesses an extraordinary power that could change the fate of her war-torn world.

Catch the trailer here.

Headspace Guide to Sleep

Now Airing
Having trouble sleeping? Well, you’re not alone. Allow the mindfulness and meditation experts at Headspace to help you develop better sleep habits. Each episode unpacks common misconceptions, offers helpful tips from top sleep researchers and doctors, and ends with a guided wind-down.

Head here to watch the trailer.

Things Heard & Seen

Now Airing
After leaving the city of Manhattan for small-town life, a young woman (Amanda Seyfried) discovers that both her husband (James Norton) and their new home harbour sinister secrets. This thrilling horror film is based on the acclaimed novel All Things Cease to Appear by Elizabeth Brundage

Watch the trailer here.


New On Netflix Hong Kong In March 2021

Marriage or Mortgage

Now Airing
Between buying your dream house and having the perfect wedding, which would you pick? In this new original Netflix series, a wedding planner and real estate agent compete to win the hearts (and budgets) of spouses-to-be.

Watch the trailer here.

YES DAY

Now Airing
A family embark on a whirlwind day of fun and adventure when parents Alison (Jennifer Garner) and Carlos (Édgar Ramirez) agree to give their three kids a “Yes Day”, during which the kids have 24 hours to set the rules.

Head here to watch trailer.

The One

Now Airing
What if a single strand of hair is all it takes to find “the one”? Set “five minutes” in the future, in a world where a DNA test can determine your perfect soulmate, love and lies spiral when a DNA researcher launches a bold new matchmaking service.

Catch the trailer here.

Country Comfort

Now Airing
When her career gets derailed, an aspiring country singer with the heart the size of Texas (Katherine McPhee) takes on a job as a nanny for a rugged widowed cowboy named Beau (Eddie Cibrian) and his five children. In doing so, she finds the band she’s been missing in this musically talented family, who help her get back on the road to stardom.

Catch the trailer here.

Seaspiracy

Now Airing
In a follow-up to his award-winning film on factory farming, Cowspiracy director and producer Kip Anderson sets out to document the harm that humans do to marine species, exposing alarming global corruption while he’s at it.

Loyiso Gola: Unlearning

Now Airing
Two-time Emmy-nominated South African comedian Loyiso Gola riffs about race, identity, politics and a school prank gone wrong in this filter-free stand-up special. Tackling learning and unlearning social norms, Loyiso will have you laughing while you ask yourself the hard questions.

Watch the trailer here.

The Irregulars: Season 1

Now Airing
Set in Victorian London, a crew of misfits investigate a series of supernatural crimes at the behest of Dr. Watson and his elusive partner, Sherlock Holmes. Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the eight-episode spin-off series serves up equal parts mystery and mayhem.

Head here to watch the trailer.

A Week Away

Now Airing
After a run in with the law, Will is given the choice between going to juvenile detention or attending a Christian summer camp. Settling for the camp, the troubled teen unexpectedly finds love, friends and a place to belong. This uplifting Netflix musical features reimagined songs from some of the biggest hits in contemporary Christian music, as well as original music from the film’s music producer Adam Watts.

Catch the trailer here.


New On Netflix Hong Kong In February 2021

Firefly Lane: Season 1

Now Airing
Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke play two inseparable best friends in Netflix’s new soapy drama Firefly Lane. Based on the best-selling novel by Kristin Hannah, comes this story of love, loss and an unlikely friendship, spanning three tumultuous decades of ups and downs.

Catch the trailer here.

Strip Down Rise Up

Now Airing
An intimate and emotional documentary from Academy-nominated director Michèle Ohayon (Colors Straight Up, Cristina) about a diverse and vibrant group of women who heal their personal traumas and body image issues through the art of pole dancing.

Catch the trailer here.

Malcolm & Marie

Now Airing
Beautifully shot in black and white, a film maker (John David Washington) and his girlfriend (Zendaya) return home from his movie premiere. As he awaits what’s sure to be imminent critical success, the evening suddenly takes a turn as revelations about their past relationships begin to surface and test the strength of their love in this achingly artistic romantic drama.

Catch the trailer here.

Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel

Now Airing
From housing serial killers to untimely deaths, the Cecil Hotel is known to many as LA’s deadliest hotel – and the notorious hotel grows in infamy when guest Elisa Lam mysteriously vanishes. From the Emmy Award-winning creator of The Ted Bundy Tapes, dive into the latest chapter in the Cecil’s dark history.

Catch the trailer here.

News of the World

Now Airing
Tom Hanks plays a Civil War veteran who travels from town to town reading and sharing the news. When he comes across an orphaned girl (Helena Zengel), he undertakes a perilous journey across Texas to deliver the 10-year-old to her surviving family.

Catch the trailer here.

Nadiya Bakes: Season 1

Now Airing
From easy everyday treats to indulgent showstoppers, Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain invites us into her brightly coloured kitchen to teach us her best-kept baking secrets. Throughout the eight-part series, she will also be showcasing a handful of the bakers and pastry chefs she looks up to, who will be share some recipes of their own.

Catch the trailer here.

To All The Boys: Always And Forever

Now Airing
The third and final chapter in the To All The Boys trilogy will arrive just in time for Valentine’s Day weekend! Lara Jean ponders life after graduation over spring break. After a trip to Korea with her sisters, she jumps into her senior year of high school – which means there’s prom to look forward to. But with the end of the year drawing closer comes the question of what going away to college would mean for her relationship with Peter.

Catch the trailer here.

Behind Her Eyes

Now Airing
A single mother (Simona Brown) enters a world of twisted mind games when she begins an affair with her psychiatrist boss (Tom Bateman), and things only get more peculiar when she befriends his wife (Eve Hewson). What starts as an unconventional love triangle soon escalates into a dark, psychological thriller in this suspenseful miniseries, based on Sarah Pinborough’s novel of the same name.

Catch the trailer here.

I Care a Lot

Now Airing
A court-appointed legal guardian (Rosamund Pike) makes a good living out of defrauding her older clients and trapping them under her care. But when her latest target (Dianne Wiest), a wealthy retiree with no living heirs or family, turns out to have some shady secrets of her own and connections to a powerful crime lord (Peter Dinklage), the situation spirals wildly out of control. In a fierce game of cat and mouse, who will come out on top?

Catch the trailer here.

Canine Intervention

Now Airing
Step aside Cesar Millan, there’s a new dog trainer in town. For Cali K9’s Jas Leverette, no breed or behaviour is unfixable. Using his unique training methods and techniques, Jas works with a variety of dogs and their owners to work through their issues, ultimately altering both their lives for the better.

Catch the trailer here.


New On Netflix Hong Kong In January 2021

Pieces of a Woman

Now Airing
Award-winning director Kornél Mundruczó (White God) and executive producer Martin Scorsese bring us this deeply personal and ultimately transcendent story of a woman (Vanessa Kirby) and her partner (Shia LeBeouf) grappling with grief after losing their child during a home birth.

Watch the trailer here.

The Minimalists: Less Is Now

Now Airing
If Marie Kondo-ing your life is on your list of goals to tackle this year, there’s no better time than now to start. Longtime friends Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus share the life-altering magic of minimalism, and how having less stuff can make room for the things that really matter.

Watch the trailer here.

Headspace Guide To Meditation: Season 1

Now Airing
Covering topics such as How To Deal With Stress, How To Be Kind and How To Achieve Your Limitless Potential, online healthcare company Headspace offers a calming, animated look at the benefits of meditation along with techniques and guided practices to help you get started.

Watch the trailer here.

The Netflix Afterparty

Now Airing
Hosts David Space, Fortune Feimster and London Hughes welcome guests from the newest and biggest Netflix titles (we’re talking The Queen’s Gambit, The Crown, Emily In Paris, to name but a few) for fun conversations, skits and more.

Watch the trailer here.

Outside The Wire

Now Airing
Set in the future, drone pilot Harp (Damson Idris) is sent into a deadly militarised zone where he must work with a top-secret android officer (Anthony Mackie) to locate a doomsday device and stop a nuclear attack.

Head here for the trailer.

The White Tiger

Now Airing
From acclaimed writer-director Ramin Bahrani (99 Homes, Chop Shop) comes this epic tale of a poor Indian driver (newcomer Adarsh Gourav) who uses his wit and hungry ambition to break free from the servitude of his rich masters (Rajkummar Rao and Priyanka Chopra Jonas) and rise to the top of the heap. The White Tiger is based on the New York Times bestseller of the same name, written by Aravind Adiga.

Catch the trailer here.

Penguin Bloom

Now Airing
Penguin Bloom tells the inspiring true story of Sam Bloom (Naomi Watts), a young mother who loses her ability to walk after a near-fatal accident. Her husband (Andrew Lincoln), three sons and mother are struggling to adjust to their new situation when an injured baby magpie – which they name Penguin – enters their lives and helps Sam regain the will to life.

Watch the trailer here.

THE DIG

Now Airing
A wealthy widow (Carey Mulligan) hires an amateur archaeologist (Ralph Fiennes) to excavate the burial grounds on her estate. When they uncover one of the most exciting discoveries in British archaeology, echoes of Britain’s past resonate in the face of its uncertain future as WWII looms.

Head here for the trailer.

All images courtesy of Netflix Hong Kong.

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