The original shows and movies Netflix will release by the end of 2016
Netflix has released a staggering number of original shows and movies in 2016 already, and the second half is shaping up to be equally packed. Netflix has repeatedly said that original content is its future, and this year will show whether it can maintain the high quality of its shows as it scales up production.
Here are the original shows and movies Netflix has confirmed it will release in the second half of 2016:
- 'Marco Polo' Season 2 (July 1)
An empire divided. A family torn apart by civil war. A legend who disrupts the balance of power.
- 'Brahman Naman' (July 7)
This homage to 1980s teen sex comedies follows a quiz bowl champion who knows almost everything, except how to talk to women.
- 'Stranger Things' (July 15)
When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
- 'Rebirth' (July 15)
Long-lost buddy Zack gets suburban dad Kyle on a bus to a Rebirth seminar, sending him down a rabbit hole of psychodrama, seduction, and violence.
- 'BoJack Horseman' Season 3 (July 22)
He's a half-horse, half-man, has-been TV star who drinks a bit too much. He's really got a lot going on right now.
- 'Tallulah' (July 29)
While searching for her ex-boyfriend, a young drifter impulsively kidnaps a baby from a neglectful mother and pretends the child is her own.
- 'The Get Down' (August 12)
Told through the lives and music of a ragtag crew of South Bronx teens, 'The Get Down' is a mythic saga of the transformation of 1970s New York City.
- 'XOXO' (August 26)
The lives of a budding DJ, his loyal pal, a hopeless romantic, a jaded has-been and a troubled couple intersect at an electronic dance music festival
- 'Narcos' Season 2 (September 2)
First they got coke. Then they got money. Now the Colombian cartels want the power. Let the drug wars begin.
- 'Longmire' Season 4 (September 10)
This contemporary crime thriller focuses on a Wyoming sheriff who's rebuilding his life and career following the death of his wife.
- Marvel's 'Luke Cage' (September 30)
In this Marvel live action series, a street-fighting ex-con battles crime on the streets of New York as the superhero, Luke Cage.
- 'Haters Back Off' (October 14)
Dive into the oddball family life of Miranda Sings, a confident yet untalented star who believes she was born famous — it's just no one knows it yet.
- 'The Crown' (November 4)
This story reveals the political rivalries and romance behind Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the 2nd half of the 20th century.
- 'Mascots' (2016)
A group of 'unusual' big-headed and furry-suited men and women compete to be crowned Best Mascot in the World in this new Christopher Guest movie.
- 'The OA' (2016)
Netflix confirmed it is a drama series, and rumors are that it will be a thriller or mystery.
- 'War Machine' (2016)
Inspired by the best-selling book 'The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America's War in Afghanistan' by the late Michael Hastings, 'War Machine' concerns a four star, 'rock star' general whose lethal reputation and impeccable track record vaults him to command the American war in Afghanistan.
- '3%' (2016)
In a post-apocalyptic world cruelly divided between progress and devastation, you only get one chance to improve your lot — and only 3% will succeed.
- 'Frontier' (2016)
This adventure drama series follows the chaotic and violent struggle to control wealth and power in the fur trade of 18th-century North America
- 'Ingobernable' (2016)
In five terrifying minutes, Irene Navarro loses everything: her power, her husband, her children, her name.
- 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' (2016)
The orphaned Baudelaire children face trials, tribulations, and the evil Count Olaf, all in their quest to uncover the secret of their parents' death.
- 'Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life' (2016)
Three generations of Gilmore women grapple with change and the complicated bonds of family during one year in Stars Hollow.
- 'Girlfriend's Day' (2016)
A hapless greeting card writer tries to create the perfect card for a new holiday when he's framed for murder.
- 'Okja' (2016)
Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Paul Dano star in this drama about a girl who must keep a powerful company from abducting her pal, a gentle beast.
- 'The True Memoirs of an International Assassin' (2016)
A mild-mannered would-be author gets mistaken for a killer-for-hire when his fictional novel about an international assassin is published as a true story. The book is a huge success and he is suddenly kidnapped and taken to Venezuela and forced into an assassination plot.
- 'Mercy' (2016)
The bond between four estranged brothers is tested when a visit home to see their dying mother surfaces old secrets and becomes a fight for survival.