The full list of new content coming to Netflix this May has been released, and it includes several fan-favorite original series that are returning to the streaming service for brand new seasons.
Part 2 of Selena: The Series is dropping on Netflix on May 4th. In the continuation of the musical biographical drama, Selena’s (Christian Serratos) career gains momentum as she fights to remain true to herself, spend quality time with her family, and expand her businesses.
Animated horror series Castlevania is set to return to the streamer for its fourth season on May 13th. In the new season, Dracula’s (Graham McTavish) influence looms large as Belmont (Richard Armitage) and Sypha (Alejandra Reynoso) investigate plans to resurrect the notorious vampire. Alucard (James Callis), meanwhile, struggles to embrace his humanity.
Season 3 of the horror anthology series Haunted and Volume 2 of the animated sci-fi series Love, Death & Robots are both arriving on Netflix on May 14th. In season 3 of Haunted, more real people share scary stories from their past, including a menacing mansion, a haunting melody, and a demonic cat. Love, Death & Robots volume 2, meanwhile, returns with a crop of provocative tales, including wild adventures on far-flung planets and unsettling encounters close to home.
The sophomore run of the comedy series Special is dropping on the streaming service on May 21st. In the new season, Ryan (Ryan O’Connell), a gay man with mild cerebral palsy, continues to explore the world on his own, with all the complex ups and downs life and love have to offer.
Starting May 28th, the second half of the fifth season of Lucifer will be available to stream. In the new eight episodes of the Tom Ellis-fronted series, God (Dennis Haysbert) himself comes to Earth and secrets will be revealed, heroic sacrifices will be made, and the world will never be the same.
Also premiering on May 28th is the third and final season of The Kominsky Method. In the last chapter of the Chuck Lorre-created comedy drama, Sandy (Michael Douglas) deals with a difficult loss, a daunting financial obligation, an important reunion, and a major career boost.
The third season of the comedy drama Master of None starring Aziz Ansari is also set to debut in May, but an exact release date has yet to be announced.
In addition to the slew of returning shows, the month of May will also see the launch of several Netflix original series, including The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness (May 5th), Jupiter’s Legacy (May 7th), and The Upshaws (May 12th)
The docu-series The Sons of Sam explores journalist Maury Terry’s journey to find out if serial killer David Berkowitz was really acting alone, or if there were other members of a Satanic cult that helped him carry out his murders.
Jupiter’s Legacy, meanwhile, follows the story of the world’s first superheroes who received their powers in the 1930s. In the present day, they are the revered elder guard but their superpowered children struggle to live up to the legendary feats of their parents. It is based on the comic book series of the same name by Mark Millar and Frank Quitely.
Lastly, The Upshaws is a comedy series about a working-class Black family in Indiana who strives for a better life and a happy home while juggling everyday struggles.
On the movie front, three of the most awaited Netflix original films coming out in May are Monster (May 7th), The Woman in the Window (May 14th), and Army of the Dead (May 21st).
Directed by Anthony Mandler, Monster is a legal drama that centers on Steve Harmon (Kelvin Harrison Jr.), a 17-year-old honor student whose world comes crashing down around him when he is charged with felony murder. The film follows his dramatic journey from a smart, likeable film student from Harlem attending an elite high school through a complex legal battle that could leave him spending the rest of his life in prison.
The Woman in the Window, meanwhile, stars Amy Adams as an agoraphobic psychologist who befriends a neighbor across the street from her New York City brownstone condo, only to see her own life turned upside down when the woman suddenly disappears. The psychological thriller is based on the 2018 novel of the same name by A. J. Finn.
Lastly, Army of the Dead follows a group of mercenaries who plots a heist on a Las Vegas casino during a zombie outbreak. The Zack Snyder-directed film stars Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana de la Reguera, Theo Rossi, and more.
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