Remember when Netflix only had one original movie? It was called “Beasts of No Nation,” starring Idris Elba and was released in the distant period of 2015.
Six years later, the streaming giant plans to screen at least 72 movies in 2021, announcing in a surprise teaser trailer on Tuesday.
And that enormous amount is not included in potential additional projects, such as last year’s “Death to 2020” or film festival acquisitions such as “Mucho Mucho Amor,” “The Forty-Year-Old Version” and “His House” that Netflix bought at Sundance in 2020.
This year, the streamer promises to have at least one movie per week. It̵7;s almost like the dusty old ABC television anthology of the week. But instead of Ernest Borgnine and Cheryl Ladd, we get Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence.
There are other big names as well: Timoth.ite Chalamet, Brad Pitt, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Idris Elba (twice!), Halle Berry, Viola Davis and many more.
Here are the most promising Netflix movies coming to your couch in 2021, the release date has yet to be announced.
“Woman in the window”
21st Century Fox plans to release an Amy Adams thriller before Disney acquires the famous studio. Now, the film, written by ferocious and intelligent Tracy Letts – about a New York psychiatrist whose neighbor disappears will be directed towards streaming instead. It also starred Gary Oldman, Julianne Moore, Brian Tyree Henry and Anthony Mackie. Joe Wright directed.
Marilyn Monroe is an unfairly neglected historical figure, I’m kidding! Several actresses have already played Hollywood legends, including Michelle Williams, Ashley Judd and Barbara Niven. NBC’s “Smash” is about making a fake Broadway musical about Monroe called “Bombshell,” now the breakout star of “Knives Out” (and will soon be the Bond girl in “No Time”). To Die ”) Ana de Armas will play the sad” Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, “with Adrien Brody as Arthur Miller and Bobby Cannavale as Joe Dimaggio.
“Don’t look up”
Netflix quickly became a magnet for Oscar contenders (“Roma,” “The Irishman” and last year’s “Da 5 Bloods”, “The Trial of the Chicago 7” and “Mank”) “Don’t Look Up. “Might be one of the service’s award-winning films for 2021. The cast is nominated for the Academy Awards, including Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence and Timoth.ite Chalamet. The film is also directed by Adam McKay, who was nominated for directing “Vice” and “The Big Short”. Will destroy the world
“Power of dogs”
Another Oscar-nominated director is Jane Campion (“The Piano”), her film about two rancher brothers (Benedict Cumberbatch and Jesse Plemons) in Montana. This is also starring Kirsten Dunst, Frances Conroy and Keith Carradine.
“Tick, tick … boom!“
You probably know the Broadway musical “Rent,” and if you’ve never tried the new book by post-Broadway columnist Michael Riedel, Singular Sensation: The Triumph of Broadway. You may not have heard of another late composer, Jonathan Larson, “Tik Tik… Boom!”, The autobiographical musical that premiered off-Broadway in 1990, has been greatly adapted since her death. Larson’s in 1996 and the same is true now. The screenplay was written by the talented book writer Steven Levenson for “Dear Evan Hansen,” and it marks Lin-Manuel Miranda’s directing debut for the film.
Lena Waithe is an immensely gifted writer – if you’ve never seen an episode of “Thanksgiving” on “Master of None”, you should fix that – and her latest film has compelling evidence: a young black woman. Score important memorandums And fame began to complicate her personal life, with Niecy Nash and Sharon Stone in supporting roles.
“The boy called Christmas”
I’ll admit, I believe Netflix has started too much of a Christmas Schlock for its own sake. Prove my point, in 2021 they gave us “The Princess Switch 3”, please Netflix flips off, however, the lineage of “A Boy called Christmas” is a step above that – Maggie Smith is in it! – And the plot in which a child travels to the land of elves has a more adventurous spirit than usual.
This didn’t wake me up in the middle of the night with horrible expectations – but America would love it because it showed Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson with a typical cinematic release. Will print money and viewers will be excited to get the latest news from the Netflix subscription.Johnson plays FBI agent, while Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds are criminals. Wanted
“The more falling down”
Jay-Z created this new west by writer-director Jeymes Samuel.The film features heavy bands such as Idris Elba, Regina King, Delroy Lindo, Lakeith Stanfield and Jonathan Majors.
A lot of Netflix’s lineup is very serious. But it’s not a comedy directed by Amy Poehler.The powerhouse also appears in a film about a teenage girl who rocked her high school when she began publishing an anonymous rebellious magazine. There are also Ike Barinholtz, Marcia Gay Harden, Josephine Langford and Patrick Schwarzenegger.