5 Upcoming Netflix Originals That You Should Look Out For!

We can all agree that some Netflix Originals tend to be more of a miss compared to a hit. 

2021 is coming to an end soon, but here are 5 upcoming Netflix Originals you should look out for that may tick all the right boxes!

The Guilty 

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A struggling police officer by the name of Joe Bayler (Jake Gyllenhaal) is demoted to a 911 operator. One day he receives an unusual call and scrambles to save a distressed caller from danger. 

After the success of Southpaw, The Guilty marks the second collaboration of Jake Gyllenhaal and director Antoine Fuqua. The film was shot in one exact location within a span of only 11 days according to Fuqua in a recent interview at the Toronto International Film Festival. 

This nail-biting thriller premieres on Netflix in the first week of October. 

The Power of The Dog 

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Captivating rancher Phil Burbank (Benedict Cumberbatch) inspires fear in those around him. When his brother (Jesse Plemons) brings home a new wife (Kristen Dunst) and her son, Phil tortures them until he finds himself uncovering the possibility of love. 

After premiering at the acclaimed Venice Film Festival, Jane Campion’s feature film has received immense amounts of love from critics. Some have labelled both Benedict Cumberbatch and Kristen Dunst as “oscar-worthy” for their magnetic performances respectively. 

Be sure to look out for this Western in November!

Tick, tick…Boom!

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The amazing Andrew Garfield stars as Jon in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s directorial debut. The film follows Jon, a struggling theatre composer who navigates through the hurdles of love, passion, and pressure of being an artist in New York City. 

This musical drama also stars High School Musical’s Vanessa Hudgens and Alexandra Shipp in the supporting roles. With a runtime of 115 minutes, Tick, tick…Boom! promises to present a musical story like no other in early November. 

Red Notice 

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Ever wished for Deadpool, Black Adam, and Wonder Woman to be in the same film? Well, Netflix’s action comedy film ‘Red Notice’ grants exactly that. 

Red Notice follows an Interpol agent (Dwayne Johnson) who attempts to hunt down the world’s most wanted art thief (Gal Gadot) with the assistance of another rival criminal (Ryan Reynolds).

You can definitely expect some breathtaking action sequences from Red Notice as the film has a whopping production budget of $160-$200 million. The banter shared between both Ryan Reynolds and Dwayne Johnson characters respectively will be a joy to watch for all viewers. 

This comedy action flick premieres on Netflix in the month of November! 

Don’t Look Up

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Following his huge success from films such as ‘The Big Short’ and ‘Vice’, acclaimed screenwriter and director Adam McKay is back with yet another film consisting of an excellent ensemble cast. 

Don’t Look Up is essentially about two astronomers played by Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence who must go on a giant media tour to warn mankind about an approaching comet that will destroy planet Earth in the coming days. 

Besides heavy hitters such as Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence, Don’t Look Up also stars Jonah Hill, Timothee Chalamet, Meryl Streep, Chris Evans, Ariana Grande, and Cate Blanchett, just to name a few. 

Don’t Look Up sure has all the right elements of being Oscar-worthy when it premieres on Netflix in December!


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