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5 Netflix Original Series Coming Soon

Updated on August 26, 2018
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Drama, romance, action or horror… Netflix's original content seems to be quickly expanding into every existing genre. With a growing catalog of self produced content, it is hard to decide what to binge next.

However, there are a few series that stand out among Netflix creations thanks to their impressive cast, original premise or simply because of a synopsis that peaks our curiosity. After browsing through the Netflix press center it is easy to spot this 5 Netflix original series to look out for in the next months:

What/If

Have you ever wondered what the world would be like if we forgot all about social conventions? In this social thriller we will see “acceptable” characters that start doing unspeakable things. Each season will center on a morality tale that will showcase the effect of a single decision on an entire life.

With a star-packed cast staring Renée Zellweger (Cold Mountain, Jerry Maguire, Chicago, Bridget Jones), this story aims to uncover the dark side of everyday life.

Zellweger is an Oscar winner for 2003’s “Cold Mountain.”
Zellweger is an Oscar winner for 2003’s “Cold Mountain.” | Source

Jinn

Netflix's first Arabic Original Series is currently filming in Jordan. Its plot will be constructed around Middle East folklore, with a touch of the modern world. Stories about friendship, love and adventure will be featured in this “coming of age supernatural story”.

The teenage drama will arrive to screens around the globe in 2019. In six episodes we will become part of a group or Arab teenagers, whose relationships are tested when the supernatural forces clash into their world.

Jinn is an arabic term for genie, a creature with supernatural powers
Jinn is an arabic term for genie, a creature with supernatural powers | Source

Living With Yourself

Starring Paul Rudd, Living With Yourself portrays a man struggling with his life who turns to a novel treatment for self improvement. The results of this treatment end up being quite literal, as he is replaced with a “better version” of himself.

Rudd is best known for his work as teh superhero Ant-Man in the Marvel Universe
Rudd is best known for his work as teh superhero Ant-Man in the Marvel Universe | Source

Madam C.J. Walker

This limited series will star Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer. The script based on the book On Her Own Ground, by A’Lelia Bundles.


The plot will be based on the true story of black hair care pioneers and mogul Madam C.J. Walker and how she overcame hostile turn-of-the-century America, epic rivalries, and some trifling family to become America’s first black, self-made female millionaire.

Octavia will play the famous business woman, known for her philanthropic endeavors
Octavia will play the famous business woman, known for her philanthropic endeavors | Source

White Lines

From the producers of The Crown and La Casa de Papel, this show will revolve around the misterious dead of a legendary Manchester DJ. The gruesume discovery of the victims body twenty years after his disappearance prompts his sister to return to Ibiza in seach for answers hidden in a world of dance music and cover-ups.

Alex Pina, creator of La Casa de Papel, will be in charge of the new series
Alex Pina, creator of La Casa de Papel, will be in charge of the new series | Source

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      Liz Westwood 

      21 months ago from UK

      TV offerings have advanced so much. There is too much choice out there for me to find time to watch it all.

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