April 30, 2021

Netflix Philippines: What’s New This May 2021

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  • Despite the fact that the vaccine rollout is already happening in the Philippines, many of us still chose to stay and work from home to protect themselves from the virus. Since this pandemic will drag on for God knows how long, you should start looking for ways to kill time. For many people out there, there’s no better way to entertain oneself and escape from reality than watching great shows, especially those on Netflix.

    Below, we’re sharing movies and TV series to be released in May. So let’s forget the pressures in our lives, grab great food and drinks. and #netflixandchill, even just for the weekend.

    Charlie’s Angel

    Three women, detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal. This classic movie will be on Netflix with the tight-knit trios of  Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, and Lucy Liu that will definitely charm you as they track down the stolen software in this reboot of the classic TV series.

    Release date: May 1   
    Cast: Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Bill Murray,  Sam Rockwell, Kelly Lynch,  Tim Curry, Crispin Glover, Matt LeBlanc, LL Cool J, Tom Green, and Luke Wilson

    Jupiter’s Legacy  (Volume 1)

    No legacy lives forever. The first generation of superheroes has kept the world safe for nearly a century. Now their children must continue their legendary ideals. But as they pass the torch to their children, tensions are rising — and the old rules no longer apply.

    Release date:  May 7
    Cast: Josh Duhamel, Ben Daniels, Leslie Bibb, Andrew Horton, Elena Kampouris, Matt Lanter, Mike Wade, Tenika Davis, Ian Quinlan, David Julian Hirsh, and Tyler Mane


    Girl From Nowhere (Season 2)

    Re-imagined from 8 news stories in Thai Society, in this season, Nanno is back with a new boyfriend, new friend, and new lessons that will satisfy anyone who’s been a victim.

    Release date: May 7
    Cast: Kitty Chicha Amatayakul, Chanya McClory, Thanawetch Siriwattanakul, Pajaree Nantarat, Thitinan Khlangphet, Chonnikan Netjui, and Nutthasit Kotimanuswanich


    Monster tells the story of Steve Harmon (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) a seventeen-year-old honor student whose world comes crashing down around him when he is charged with felony murder. The film follows his dramatic journey from a smart, likeable film student from Harlem attending an elite high school through a complex legal battle that could leave him spending the rest of his life in prison. 

    Release date: May 7
    Cast: Kelvin Harrison Jr., Jennifer Hudson, Jeffrey Wright, Jennifer Ehle, Tim Blake Nelson, Nasir ’Nas’ Jones, and Rakim Mayers

    Super Me

    A struggling screenwriter discovers his lucrative ability to bring antiques from his dreams into the real world — but his new life soon unravels.

    Release date: May 8
    Casts: Darren Wang, Song Jia, Cao Bingkun, Wu Gang, Chin Shih-chieh, Wang Ziyi, and Kevin Lee

    Mine (New Episodes)

    One born and the other married into high society, these women appear to have it all. But when a newcomer threatens to disturb the peace, they will have to decide: How far do I go to defend what’s mine?

    Unravel the secrets and lies of the rich in MINE, starring Lee Bo-young (WHEN MY LOVE BLOOMS) and Kim Seo-hyung (SKY CASTLE)

    Release date: May  8
    Cast: Lee Bo-young, Kim Seo-hyung, Lee Hyun-wook, Ok Ja-yeaon, Cha Hak-yeon, Jeong E-suh, Park Hyuk-kwon, Park Won-sook

    CastLevania  (Season 4)

    Dracula’s influence looms large as Belmont and Sypha investigate plans to resurrect the notorious vampire. Alucard struggles to embrace his humanity.

    Release date: May 13
    Cast: Richard Armitage, James Callies, Alejandra Reynoso, Jessica Brown Findlay, Rila Fukushima, Jason Isaacs, and Theo James

    Dance of The Forty One

    A secretly gay congressman marries the Mexican president’s daughter, but is then found cavorting with a young man at a private party. And then scandal hits. Based on a true story, Dance of the 41 arrives on May 12th, only on Netflix.

    Release date: May 12
    Cast: Alfonso Herrera, Emiliano Zurita, Mabel Cadena, Fernando Becerril, Paulina Alvarez Muñoz

    rmy of the Dead

    ARMY OF THE DEAD takes place following a zombie outbreak that has left Las Vegas in ruins and walled off from the rest of the world. When Scott Ward (Dave Bautista), a former zombie war hero who’s now flipping burgers on the outskirts of the town he now calls home, is approached by casino boss Bly Tanaka (Hiroyuki Sanada), it’s with the ultimate proposition: break into the zombie-infested quarantined zone to retrieve $200 million sitting in a vault beneath the strip before the city is nuked by the government in 32 hours.

    Release date: May 21
    Cast: Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana de la Reguera, Theo Rossi, Matthias Schweighöfer, Nora Arnezeder, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tig Notaro, Raúl Castillo, Huma Qureshi, Samantha Win, Michael Cassidy, Richard Cetrone, and Garret Dillahunt.

    Lucifer  (New Episodes)

    Lucifer is back and acting…strange. Get ready – this season all your desires will be fulfilled with new episodes from your all time favorite devil from hell. 

    Release date: May 28
    Cast: Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro, D.B. Woodside, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Aimee Garcia, Scarlett Estevez, Rachel Harris, and Inbar Lavi.

    What movies or series are you looking forward to watching before the year ends? Share it with us below!

    Sources: Netflix PH and Netflix Youtube Channel

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