Here Are the First Details About Netflix’s Original Films
Hope you’re powering through July’s Netflix additions, because the streaming service just announced info on a handful of original feature films that are guaranteed to be heading right to the top of your must-watch list. Right after you view that fan-made Series of Unfortunate Events trailer for the millionth time, obviously.
Offering us even more original content to get through the between-season OITNBdrought, Netflix revealed a variety of details on new movies that will be hitting the streaming service directly this year and next. Finally, movie theater-worthy films are diving further into the video-on-demand world. The first two films looking to fill your queue come out this year, while the other two are holding out until 2016. First up is Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts of No Nation. Based on the novel by Uzodinma Iweala, the drama starring Idris Elba will premiere on October 16. A Western ensemble comedy from Adam Sandler — the first of four films the comedian will be debuting — named The Ridiculous Six featuring Sandler, Terry Crews, Taylor Lautner, Rob Schneider and Luke Wilson will be released on December 11. NGL, the former film sounds more promising…
Then, in 2016, Netflix will continue its initial rollout of its original film initiative with Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend —a sequel to the original — and (probably the most exciting of the bunch) Judd Apatow’s Pee-wee’s Big Holiday will launch on Netflix in March 2016. People, get your Pee-wee catchphrases prepped!
And so, the countdown begins… for these film debuts and OITNB Season 4 ;)
Which Netflix original feature film are you most excited to watch? Let us know in the comments.
(h/t Vulture, photos via Netflix)