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Everything New Coming to Netflix in May

One of our favorite streaming giants is back with fresh new content to binge for the upcoming month of May. While restrictions on movement due to the pandemic may have been eased in some parts of the Middle East including UAE, it is still advised that we stay home and only step outside if necessary. From original series to comedy specials and thrilling documentaries, here is all the boredom-busting content making its way to Netflix next month.

Original series 

Hollywood: Season 1
May 1

Courtesy of Netflix

 A new limited series from Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, Hollywood follows a group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in post-World War II Hollywood as they try to make it in Tinseltown — no matter the cost. 

Workin’ Moms: Season 4
May 6

Courtesy of Netflix

Big changes are in the air as the moms stand up for their children, their partners, their businesses — and more importantly, themselves.

Dead to Me: Season 2
May 8

Courtesy of Netflix

Picking up in the aftermath of that bloody backyard reveal, Jen and Judy struggle to hide a dark secret. With a surprising new visitor in town and Detective Perez hot on their heels, the stakes have never been higher. 

The Eddy
May 8

Courtesy of Netflix

Set in the vibrant multicultural neighborhoods of modern-day Paris, The Eddy tells the story of the owner of a struggling club, its house band and the dangers they face from the chaotic city that surrounds them. 

White Lines: Season 1
May 15

Courtesy of Netflix

When her brother is discovered dead, a Manchester woman leaves her quiet life to travel to Ibiza, where she seeks the truth about his disappearance.

Blood & Water: Season 1
Coming soon

Courtesy of Netflix

A 16-year-old gets herself transferred to the same high school as a girl whom she suspects is her sister, who was kidnapped at birth 17 years earlier.

Space Force: Season 1
May 29

Courtesy of Netflix

A comedy series about the people tasked with creating Space Force, a new branch of the USmilitary. From Greg Daniels and star Steve Carell.

Weekly series

Snowpiercer: Season 1
Coming Soon

Courtesy of Netflix

In this futuristic thriller, the world has become a frozen wasteland, and the remaining humans inhabit a giant train that perpetually circles the globe.

Netflix original films 

All Day and a Night
May 1 

Courtesy of Netflix / Matt Kennedy

While serving life in prison, a young man looks back at the people, the circumstances, and the system that set him on the path toward his crime.

Mrs. Serial Killer
May 1

Courtesy of Netflix

When a doctor gets jailed for a string of shocking murders, his loyal wife sets out to commit a copycat crime to prove his innocence.

The Lovebirds 
May 22

Courtesy of Netflix

When a couple in the fast lane to splitsville accidentally careens into a murder, they take off on a wild race to find the killer and clear their names.

La Corazonada 

Courtesy of Netflix

A rookie cop (Luisana Lopilato) and a police detective (Joaquín Furriel) investigate the murder of a woman, 19, whose best friend is the prime suspect.

Netflix original comedy specials

Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours To Kill
May 5

Courtesy of Netflix

 Jerry Seinfeld’s new hour-long special, Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill, reinforces his reputation as the precision-craftsman of standup comedy. Premiering on May 5, 2020, only on Netflix, the special features a spectacular arrival to the Beacon Theatre in New York City, and showcases Seinfeld’s sharp angles on everyday life, uncovering comedy in the commonplace.

Netflix original documentaries 

Trial By Media
May 11

Courtesy of Netflix

 In this true-crime documentary series, history’s most dramatic trials are examined with an emphasis on how the media may have impacted verdicts.

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