Netflix has announced its full slate of new original movies to be released in 2021.
New releases from actors including Leonardo Di Caprio, Gal Gadot, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Amy Adams, Ryan Reynolds, Halle Berry and Chris Hemsworth feature in the line-up, which also includes new films from acclaimed directors Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog), Paolo Sorrentino (The Hand of God) and Adam McKay (Don’t Look Up).
At least one new film will be arriving every week throughout the year on the streaming service. A video posted today (12 January) offered a preview of some of the forthcoming titles.
Don’t Look Up stars DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence as two low-level astronomers who undertake a giant media tour warning mankind of a deadly Earth-destroying comet. Timothee Chalamet, Meryl Streep, Jonah Hill and Cate Blanchett also appear in the film, which is directed by McKay (Vice).
Halle Berry’s directorial debut Bruised sees the Oscar-winning actor play a former MMA fighter battling for custody of her son.
Ana de Armas stars as Marylin Monroe in Andrew Dominik’s (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford) new biopic Blonde, based on a novel by Joyce Carol Oates.
Justice League director Zack Snyder will make his Netflix debut with Army of the Dead, a zombie heist film starring Dave Bautista.
Netflix’s rom-com hits To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and The Kissing Booth will be receiving second sequels in 2021, turning both franchises into trilogies.
Elsewhere, Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda directs tick, tick… BOOM!, a new musical starring Andrew Garfield as an aspiring theatre composer.
Zendaya and John David Washington front the Oscar-tipped Malcolm & Marie, arriving on Netflix in February, and Chris Hemsworth plays the lead in Escape from Spiderhead, an adaptation of George Saunders’ chillingly bleak short story.
Amy Adams also stars in an adaptation of AJ Finn’s The Woman in the Window, alongside Gary Oldman, and Red Notice is a crime thriller starring Reynolds, Johnson and Gadot.
In addition to the films listed, the streaming service has said it will still acquire new films as the year progresses.
See below for Netflix’s full 2021 slate of films, along with their respective release dates where available…
8 Rue de l'Humanité
A Boy Called Christmas
A Castle for Christmas
Afterlife of the Party
Army of the Dead
A Week Away
A Winter’s Tale from Shaun the Sheep
Back to the Outback
Blood Red Sky
Don't Look Up
Escape from Spiderhead
Fear Street Trilogy
Finding ‘Ohana (29 January)
I Care A Lot (19 February)
Malcolm & Marie (5 February)
Moxie (3 March)
No One Gets Out Alive
Outside the Wire (15 January)
Penguin Bloom (27 January)
Pieces of Woman (7 January)
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
The Dig (29 January)
The Hand of God
The Harder They Fall
The Kissing Booth 3
The Last Letter from Your Lover
The Last Mercenary
The Loud House Movie
The Power of the Dog
The Princess Switch 3
There's Someone Inside Your House
The White Tiger (22 January)
The Woman in the Window
Things Heard and Seen
To All The Boys: Always and Forever
Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans
Untitled Alexandre Moratto
Untitled Graham King
Untitled Alicia Keys Rom-Com
YES DAY (12 March)
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