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The streaming service has announced a huge amount of new shows lately featuring all your fave writing and acting talent. Here's a few key ones you need to watch out for.
RELEASE DATE: October 13th. David Fincher, director of 'Fight Club' and 'The Social Network' among others, makes his Netflix debut with this series focusing on FBI agents tracking down killers by interviewing other murderers. The show stars Jonathan Groff of 'Glee' and 'Looking' fame.
RELEASE DATE: November 2017. Having proven himself to be the breakout character of Netflix's 'Daredevil' series, Jon Bernthal returns for a solo season of his comic book antihero as he battles his demons and those who chase after him in Hell's Kitchen.
RELEASE DATE: TBA. Nick Kroll writes and co-created this 10 episode animated series about the awkward stages of puberty. The series will also star John Mulaney, reteaming the two comedians after the success of their Broadway show 'Oh, Hello' which was also filmed for Netflix. Jenny Slate, Maya Rudolph and Jordan Peele also lend their voices.
RELEASE DATE: TBA. Scott Frank, co-writer of the last couple of Wolverine films, created this six episode Western miniseries alongside Steven Soderbergh focusing on "Frank Griffin, an outlaw terrorizing the 1880s American West, hunts down Roy Goode, his partner turned enemy. Roy hides out at a ranch as Frank's chase leads him to La Belle, New Mexico - a town mysteriously made up entirely of women." It stars Jeff Daniels, Jack O'Connell and Michelle Dockery among others.
RELEASE DATE: TBA. 'Superbad' stars Jonah Hill and Emma Stone reunite for this adaptaion of a Norwegian dark comedy series, focusing on a man in a mental institution and his dream fantasies. Filming began on August 15th 2017 and is expected to air at some point in 2018.
RELEASE DATE: 2018. The legendary movie directing duo The Coen Brothers make their way over to Netflix with a six episode anthology series starring James Franco, Zoe Kazan, Tyne Daly, and Ralph Ineson. The show will shoot in Nebraska and New Mexico and will also feature Tim Blake Nelson in the role of Buster.
RELEASE DATE: 2018. Gerard Way's comic book heroes are coming to the streaming service, telling the tale of a group of gifted indivduals, reunited to solve the mystery of their father's death. Gerard will exec produce while Steve Blackman of 'Fargo' fame will act as showrunner. Now, if we can just get Way to do the soundtrack too...
RELEASE DATE: TBA. This reimagining of the classic ghost story got a straight to series order from the streaming service with genre filmmaker Mike Flanagan leading the project for Steven Speilberg's Amblin Television. The book was previously adapted twice for the big screen as 'The Haunting' in both 1963 and 1999.
RELEASE DATE: TBA. Jim Henson's 1982 fantasy movie gets a 10-part prequel helmed by 'The Incredible Hulk' director Louis Leterrier. Netflix say the show will "combine the art of puppetry perfected by the Jim Henson Company, with Louis’ vision, powerful storytelling and a mix of cutting-edge digital imagery and visual effects".
RELEASE DATE: TBA. The creator behind such huge hits as 'Scandal' and 'Grey's Anatomy' has just signed a multi-year deal with Netflix who will produce several new projects through her company Shondaland. No more exact details are available at this stage but it's safe to say we will be in for some glamourous, high stakes, wine-sipping drama in the years to come.