Here Are The TV Shows And Movies Coming To Netflix In May
Netflix continues to slay the streaming game. The streaming service released its May lineup, and it's positively bursting with must-watch content.
Singing And Dancing On The Sofa
First up is Disney and Pixar's celebrated animated movie Coco, which scored major points for representation during its release. The movie also netted an Oscar for the song "Remember Me."
The flick, which is presented with Dios Los Muertos imagery and tells the story of a lonely young boy and wannabe musician struggling to change the minds of his family about music, drops May 29.
Other musicals hitting the streaming service next month include Mamma Mia!, which fans can catch up with ahead of the sequel that drops in theaters later this year, and High School Musical 3.
A Binge-Watcher's Paradise
TV-wise, fans can look forward to watching hit shows including new episodes of Riverdale, which is in its second season, the fourth season of superhero series The Flash, the sixth season of Arrow, the first season of the soap opera Dynasty, the latest season of Scandal, and the first season of the world-conquering Supernatural.
Netflix originals abound as usual, including Dear White People, which hits May 4, and My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman, which drops on the same day and features Tina Fey. Fan favorite Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt also returns.
New shows including The Break with Michelle Wolf and A Little Help with Carol Burnett are set to drop alongside Netflix original movies Anon, Cargo, Kissing Booth, and Ibiza.
Standups, Classics, And New Favorites
Elsewhere, John Mulaney's highly-anticipated new standup special Kid Gorgeous premieres May 1. Other upcoming comedy specials to look forward to in May features Tig Notaro, Ali Wong, Steve Martin, and Martin Short. Likewise, The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale begins streaming each Sunday starting May 6, with the season finale on May 13.
Classic flicks and new favorites coming to the streaming service next month include French hit Amelie, celebrated indie gay drama God's Own Country, psychological thriller Only God Forgives, 2005 comedy The 40-Year-Old Virgin, and slasher sequel Scream 2.
Action fans can check out The Bourne Ultimatum, while horror aficionados can delve into the Anthony Hopkins-as-Hannibal feature Red Dragon. Those looking for a good rom-com throwback can indulge in Sliding Doors, starring Gwyneth Paltrow.
The weather may not be up to scratch in May, but Netflix gives fans plenty of reason to stay inside even if the sun is shining.