8 Shows and Films Coming to Netflix This May 2020

Ready for your monthly rundown of all things Netflix? 

Ready for your monthly rundown of all things Netflix? 

If you're the kind who need to plot your binge-watching schedules for the month, worry not, because we're giving you a rundown of the most awaited shows and films launching on Netflix this May! 

Launches on: May 1 

Created by Ryan Murphy and Ian Brenna, Hollywood is a show set in post-World War II Hollywood and centers on aspiring actors and filmmakers who just want to make it Tinseltown. It stars Darren Criss, David Corenswet, Jeremy Pop, Laura Harrier, Samara Weaving, Dylan McDermott, and more. 

Launches this May


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Snowpiercer is a new TV series set 7 years after the world became a frozen wasteland, and what remains of humanity inhabit a perpetually-moving train that goes around the globe. Just like the 2013 film it is based on, the show tackles class warfare, social injustice, and politics. It stars Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs. 

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The Half of It
Launches on: May 1

The Half of It follows shy, straight-A student Ellie who's hired by the sweet but inarticulate jock named Paul so she could help him win over the popular girl he likes. Their friendship then gets complicated when Ellie realizes she also has feelings for the same girl. The film is directed by Alice Wu and stars Leah Lewis. 

Dead To Me, Season 2
Launches on: May 8 

The second season of Dead To Me picks up after the backyard reveal, with Jen and Judy struggling to keep their secrets hidden and protecting each other and the people they love no matter what. The show stars Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini. 

The Eddy
Launches on: May 8

From Damien Chazelle, the director of Whiplash, comes The Eddy, a musical drama about Elliott Udo, a musician from New York who is now the owner of a small Jazz club in modern-day Paris. Struggling to keep the club open, everything goes out of control when he realizes his partner is involved in questionable business practices. The limited series stars André Holland, Joanna Kulig, Amandla Stenberg, and more. 

Strangers From Hell
Launches on: May 15

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In Strangers From Hell, a crime fiction writer experience numerous unpleasant events when he moves into an apartment building will shady neighbors. The K-drama aired in 2019 and stars Im Si Wan and Lee Dong Wook. 

Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill
Launches on: May 5

Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill is Seinfeld's latest special, and highlights Seinfeld's takes on everyday life, uncovering comedy even in the commonplace. 

Mystic Pop-Up Bar
Launches on: May 20

Hwang Jung Eum stars in Mystic Pop-Up bar as Wol-ju a bartender who can weave the dreams between this world and the underworld. After a drink with her at the Mystic Pop-Up Bar, she gets to cross between time and worlds, showing visions that would solve the customer's suffering. Joining Hwang Jung Eum are Yook Sung Jae and Choi Won Young. 

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The Half Of It
Comedy | Romance

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The Eddy
Drama, Musical
Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Dead To Me (Season 2)
Comedy, Drama
Strangers From Hell
Horror, Mystery
Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill
Stand-up Comedy Special
Mystic Pop-up Bar
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery


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