What better way to lift the mood than with a slate of new titles coming to Netflix. From local favourites to the buzziest Korean and Hollywood shows. Discover a buffet of unforgettable family-friendly favourites on Netflix to be shared with loved ones throughout the season.
Time To Hunt (Netflix Original) | 23 April
In the near future, the glittering era of consumerism has been defeated by a global financial crisis. The Korean Won is now worthless, and the streets of Seoul are now filled with gunshots and drug violence. Four naïve young friends pull off the heist of their lives when they raid an underworld casino. But their dreams of starting a new life on the exotic island of Kenting in Taiwan are quickly crushed when they become the targets of a ruthlessly relentless killer. A chase through this dystopian world ensues and the friends find themselves caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse.
Why watch it? Catch Choi Woo-shik after his stellar performance in Oscar-winning Parasite, and be immersed in this dystopian action-thriller.
Extraction (Netflix Original) | 24 April
Tyler Rake, played by Chris Hemsworth, is a fearless black market mercenary with nothing left to lose when his skills are solicited to rescue the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord. But in the murky underworld of weapons dealers and drug traffickers, an already deadly mission approaches the impossible, forever altering the lives of Rake and the boy.
Why watch it? Chris Hemsworth and daredevil director, Sam Hargrave, indulge our love for action-packed, edge-of-your-seat chase sequences, with a 12-minute oner! Watch it here.
Hollywood (Netflix Original) | 1 May
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. Each character offers a unique glimpse behind the gilded curtain of Hollywood’s Golden Age, spotlighting the unfair systems and biases across race, gender and sexuality that continue to this day. Provocative and incisive, Hollywood exposes and examines decades-old power dynamics, and what the entertainment landscape might look like if they had been dismantled.
Workin’ Moms Season 4 (Netflix Original) | 6 May
Four new working mothers and friends deal with the struggles and nuttiness of returning to work while trying to balance their family and love lives.
Why watch it? The perfect balance of humour and heart, this series sunshines the real struggle of how hard it is to be a mom, wife, and colleague.
Trial By Media (Netflix Original) | 11 May
In this true crime documentary series, history’s most dramatic trials are examined with an emphasis on how the media may have impacted verdicts.
Why watch it? From the producers behind The People VS. O.J. Simpson, dive into the most memorable trials in recent history and discover how the media shaped public perception of who is guilty or innocent even before a verdict is decided.
The Lovebirds (Netflix Original) | 22 May
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.
Why watch it? Silicon Valley’s Kumail Nanjiani stars alongside Issa Rae in this romantic comedy as they work to clear their name.
Dynasty Season 3 (Netflix Original) | 23 May
The modern-day reboot of the iconic soap that follows two of America’s wealthiest families returns for Season 3.
Why watch it? If you’re one for endless drama, plot twists and the lavish lifestyle of the Carringtons – this one’s for you!
Space Force (Netflix Original) | 29 May
From the creators of The Office and starring Steve Carell and Lisa Kudrow, Space Force is a new comedy series about the people tasked with creating Space Force, a new branch of the U.S. military.
Why watch it? Can you imagine if The Office’s Michael Scott got tapped by the White House to get “boots on the moon” by 2024? Well, you’re in luck! Watch Steve Carell as hetakes over the sixth branch of the US Armed Forces: Space Force.
Your weekly dose of korean favourites
Hospital Playlist (Netflix Original) Starring: Jeon Mi-do, Kim Dae-myung, Jo Jung-suk, Jung Kyung-ho, Yoo Yeon-seok. New episodes every Thursday. Hospital Playlist explores the chemistry among five friends who have stayed close with each other since they attended medical school together 20 years ago.
The King: Eternal Monarch (Netflix Original) Starring: Lee Min-ho, Kim Go-eun. New episodes every Friday & Saturday. The King: Eternal Monarch is a romantic fantasy drama that revolves around the relationships of people from two parallel universes.
Rugal (Netflix Original) Starring: Choi Jin-hyuk, Park Sung-woong, Cho Dong-hyuk. New episodes every Saturday. Rugal follows the story of a police officer whose attempt to bring down a nationwide criminal organization ends up with him losing not only his beloved wife, but also both of his eyes and the person he once was. Upon receiving a highly-advanced technology, he sets himself once again on a revenge mission – and nothing can stop him.
Your ramadan favourites
Go on an adventure and explore the great kampung with your favourite twins, Upin & Ipin. Relive the family drama with Shah Rukh Khan in Khabi Khushi Kabhie Gham. Learn to never give up on your hopes and dreams from Prison Playbook (Netflix Original). Declutter your house with Tidying up with Marie Kondo (Netflix Original). Discover new recipes and master the kitchen with Ugly Delicious (Netflix Original). Spread the love like Lara Jean does in To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (Netflix Original).