Film lovers, Netflix is treating you to something good and big this year! The streaming site has announced just today that they will be launching one new title for every week of 2021, giving us 52 films featuring some of today’s best stories and brightest stars!
The exciting lineup, as teased on the sneak peek uploaded by Netflix, goes from rom-com and comedy to superhero films and thrillers.
Check it out below:
Here are just 12 of all the films we’re looking forward to streaming on Netflix this 2021:
Directed by: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot, Dwayne Johnson
Red Notice is about a daring heist that brings together the FBI’s top profiler (played by Johnson) and two rival criminals (Gadot, Reynolds).
Don’t Look Up
Directed by: Adam McKay
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Rob Morgan, Jonah Hill
Don’t Look Up is about two astronomers who go on a media tour to warn people of an approaching comet that will destroy earth.
The Harder They Fall
Directed by: Jeymes Samuel
Cast: Jonathan Majors, Zazie Beetz, Delroy Lindo, Lakeith Stanfield, and Idris Elba
This film centers on Jonathan Major’s Nat Love, an outlaw who reunites with his gang upon learning that his enemy, Rufus Buck (played by Idris Elba) has been released his prison. He sets out to track Rufus down and seek revenge.
Directed by: Ben Falcone
Cast: Octavia Spencer, Melissa McCarthy, Bobby Cannavale, Pom Klementieff
Set in a world terrorized by supervillains, Thunder Force follows two best friends who reunites after one accidentally creates something that gives them powers to protect the city.
Directed by: Halle Berry
Cast: Halle Berry, Adan Canto, Sheila Atim, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Shamier Anderson
Halle Berry marks her directorial debut with Bruised — a film about a former MMA fighter who wants to restart her athletic career while trying to regain the custody of her son.
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Directed by: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Cast: Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesus, Vanessa Hudgens, Bradley Whiteford
Lin-Manuel Miranda is another star who will be making his directorial debut this year with tick, tick… BOOM! This film centers on an aspiring theater composer named Jon who works as a waiter in New York City while writing the musical Superbia. As he gets closer to turning 30, Jon faces the anxiety as he wonders whether his dream of getting his big break is worth the cost.
The Kissing Booth 3
Directed by: Vince Marcello
Cast: Joey King, Joel Courtney, Jacob Elordi, Taylor Zakhar Perez
The follow-up to The Kissing Booth 2, this film is set in the summer before Elle heads to college. This time, she is facing a dilemma as to whether she should go to Harvard, where her boyfriend goes, or to Berkeley, where her best friend Lee is going.
Stream the first and second movie here.
To All the Boys: Always and Forever
Directed by: Michal Fimognari
Starring: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart
In To All the Boys: Always and Forever, Lara Jean Covey now prepares for the start of adulthood. Because of life-changing trips she takes, she is left to imagine her life with family, friends, and Peter after graduation.
Stream the first and second movie here.
The Woman in the Window
Directed by: Joe Wright
Cast: Amy Adams, Gary Oldman, Julianne Moore, Anthony Mackie
The Woman in the Window is based on the novel by A.J. Finnn, and is about a woman with agoraphobia who lives alone in New York. She begins spying on her new neighbors, only to witness a disturbing act of violence in the process.
Escape from Spiderhead
Directed by: Joseph Kosinski
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Miles Teller, Jurnee Smollett, Mark Paguio
Escape from Spiderhead is set in the near future and follows two convicts dealing with their pasts in a facility that experiments on inmates with drugs that alter their emotions.
Directed by: Miguel Arteta
Cast: Jennifer Garner, Edgar Ramirez, Jenna Ortega, Julian Lerner
Yes Day centers on Allison and Carlos who go on a fun adventure around Los Angeles after giving their three kids a YES DAY — an event where kids can make the rules for 24 hours.
Directed by: Brian Andrew Mendoza
Cast: Jason Momoa, Isabela Merced, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Adria Arjona
Sweet Girl is about a devastated husband who promises to bring justice to those responsible for the death of his wife, all while protecting his daughter.
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