Already the grasp of 2020’s pandemic-era film panorama, Netflix on Tuesday supplied a preview of upcoming 2021 releases, a listing with no fewer than 70 star-studded function movies.
The sneak peek is uncommon for the streaming large, which traditionally has dropped information of just one movie at a time — a testomony to its clout because it simply surpasses the discharge quantity of each Hollywood studio.
From drama, comedy and science fiction to horror and even Westerns, the slate will absorb each main movie style earlier than the yr is out, with some releases poised as potential competitors for main awards.
Among the most-anticipated titles is Don’t Look Up, from filmmaker Adam McKay of The Big Short and Vice fame and starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
The Harder They Fall, a Western co-produced by Jay-Z and with a primarily Black forged together with Regina King and Idris Elba, additionally guarantees to be one to look out for.
But the listing included premier dates for less than 10 of the titles — from early January to mid-March.
The announcement — by way of a brochure on the streamer’s web site — was accompanied by a brief video introduced by Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot, Jumanji lead Dwayne Johnson and Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds.
The video additionally options Regina King, Adrien Brody, Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock, Octavia Spencer, Jeremy Irons — even Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence — showcasing the a number of Oscar winners Netflix has snagged for his or her 2021 season.
The administrators featured on the slate embody notable names akin to Jane Campion for The Power of the Dog, Halle Berry and Lin-Manuel Miranda in each of their first spins behind the digital camera.
Johnson, Gadot and Reynolds will seem in Red Notice, an motion movie with a $160 million price range, in keeping with US media.
Netflix didn’t reply to an AFP question about which — if any — of its 2021 movies would additionally obtain theatrical releases.
The preview got here as Warner Bros. dropped its personal slate, revealing that it might launch all 17 of its 2021 titles concurrently in theaters and on HBO MAX.