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New on Netflix in August: The original series "Narcos," about Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, starring Wagner Moura of "Elysium;" and the site's first Spanish-language original series, "Club de Cuervos," about a brother and sister who inherit a soccer team.
You'll also be able to stream the critically acclaimed film "White Dog," Best Picture Oscar winner "The Hurt Locker," the Kristin Wiig dramedy "Welcome to Me," and Simon Pegg as an assassin in "Kill Me Three Times."
Here's a full rundown of what's new on Netflix in August 2015, provided by Netflix. As always, all titles and dates are subject to change. We've also go you covered in terms of what's leaving Netflix in August 2015, in case you were wondering.
Available August 1
- Sharon Knolle
"The fate of the entire galaxy rests in the hands of our greatest, most beloved, heroes..."
Fresh on the tail of the latest casting news for Cbbc's new Danger Mouse series (Lena Headey and John Oliver are the latest to join up) comes this first-look teaser trailer of the revamped show.
The action starts following a Star Wars episode VII parody ("Penfold, we're home!"), and it's looking good. From what little we see of them, Alexander Armstrong and Kevin Eldon are great choices for the roles of Dm and Penfold, the original theme song is intact, and so, by the looks of this brief teaser, is the sense of humour.
See what you think below:
Danger Mouse comes to Cbbc in the UK and Netflix (where the original series »
While I never could have predicted this news story, I'm very glad to be passing it on - Lena Headey (Game Of Thrones' Cersei Lannister) and John Oliver (The Daily Show's hilarious co-host, formerly seen on Community) have both signed up for roles in the upcoming Danger Mouse reboot.
Lena Headey will play Us Secret Agent Jeopardy Mouse, “a super-proficient American, female version of Danger Mouse” who has been described as “the unseen star of the Us Secret Service" who completes her missions “with the minimum of fuss.”
Said Headey of the role: “I wanted to do [Danger Mouse] because it was pure nostalgia for me. I have children now and it’s just a treat to be involved in something that you loved as a kid and be able to share it. »
Related: Kids’ TV becomes the final frontier in clash of the pay-tv empires
When Gerry Anderson saw the live-action film of Thunderbirds a decade ago, he described it as the “biggest load of crap I have ever seen in my life”. Alas, the Thunderbirds co-creator didn’t live to see ITV’s update, but I like to think he would have been kinder to its small-screen reboot.
Related: Thunderbirds are go as TV series returns with a makeover after 50 years
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- John Plunkett
Inspector Gadget's finest hours really lie in the cartoon series of the 1980s. The subsequent late 1990s live action movie cast Matthew Broderick and Rupert Everett, and whilst the film was a decent box office hit, the movie wasn't much cop. At all. A direct to DVD sequel then followed a few years later, which cast French Stewart in the lead role, before Disney seemed to (thankfully) lose interest.
Until now, at least. Dan Lin, one of the producers of The Lego Movie, is bringing Inspector Gadget back to the big screen, and Disney is backing the project. It'll be a live action film again, although at this stage we don't know who is writing it, who is directing it, or who is set to play Inspector Gadget. Er, so we've »
Netflix was responsible for reviving Arrested Development and The Killing, and it gave us new versions of Richie Rich and Inspector Gadget. Now it could resurrect yet another old show: Full House. The streaming service is reportedly nearing a deal for Fuller House, a continuation of the ABC comedy which ran for 8 seasons from […]
The post Netflix Eyes ‘Full House’ Sequel Series appeared first on /Film. »
- Angie Han
Believe it or not, Inspector Gadget is over 30 years old at this point — he first came into being as an animated show from the mid-’80s. But older doesn’t always mean wiser, and that goes double in the case of this bionic detective. In the first trailer for Netflix’s new Inspector Gadget series, he proves […]
The post ‘Inspector Gadget’ Trailer: Netflix Revives an ’80s Classic appeared first on /Film. »
- Angie Han
Go-Go-Gadget reboot! Netflix has released a first-look trailer for its CG-animated revival of the classic 80s cartoon series Inspector Gadget, which is set to land on the streaming service this Friday. Check it out below…
Everyone’s favorite bumbling bionic detective, Inspector Gadget, is back in an all new CGI animated series. Dr. Claw has reactivated his global crime syndicate Mad and Inspector Gadget must stop him! Backed up by his niece, Penny, her dog Brain, and an arsenal of high-tech gadgetry, the lovable Gadget fights crime as only he can.
Inspector Gadget lands on Netflix on March 27th.
- Gary Collinson
The first trailer has arrived for the new "Inspector Gadget" CG animated series that will hit Netflix on Friday this week. All twenty-six episodes will be available on the streaming service from Friday and the clip indicates the show is going much more kiddie than the original 1980s animated series. In the new show, Dr. Claw has reactivated his global crime syndicate Mad and Inspector Gadget must stop him with the help of his niece Penny and her dog Brain.
- Garth Franklin
With Community down three cast members, the theme song’s closing words (“one by one they all just fade away”) have never been more appropriate. Nonetheless, the start of Season 6 – its first on the Yahoo Screen streaming service – is a promising one.
The remainder of the Greendale 7 quickly fill their current vacancies with two distinct personalities — one of whom looks a lot like the school’s former head of It, and the other looking a heck of a lot like that guy from The Cape.
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Netflix has announced some big news about its slate of upcoming shows, as well as taking another big step in their outward expansion, having struck a deal to purchase True Detective director Cary Fukanaga’s new film.
In terms of its new show line-up, four big new series will get their debut through the summer: sci-fi show Between will air in May of this year, followed swiftly by the double-whammy of Sense8, the new show from The Matrix creators Lana and Andy Wachowski and Babylon 5’s J. Michael Straczynski, and the hugely-anticipated third season of Orange Is the New Black in June.
Then, on July 17th, the streaming service will unveil Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, the prequel mini-series to the cult 2001 film of the same name, whose stellar cast includes Paul Rudd, Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, Kristen Wiig, Amy Poehler, Jon Hamm, Chris Pine, Jason Schwartzman, »
- Scott J. Davis
Netflix is adding another 80s classic as a new reboot, Inspector Gadget. Yes, the fun cyborg is coming with a whole new lease on life. Dhx is bring back him, his niece Penny who is now older and her smart dog Brain in CGI. March is their currently planned released date where Mr. Claw and others will become quickly targeted again by Inspector. You can check out their official trailer down below.
I am so glad to see how this show will go. I hope that it will be as delightful and fun for kids to watch. If they do it as well as Garfield was for Cartoon Network. If they can keep it as true as that, then I think they will find their 22 episodes season to be successful. The real challenge will be how their viewers will feel about the more modern take of classic show.
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- Sarah Peel
Netflix will premiere an all-new Inspector Gadget television show, in addition to a reboot of Danger Mouse. Inspector Gadget Reboot Netflix announced Wednesday that it would be bringing the Inspector Gadget reboot to the U.S. in March – the 26-episode CGI reboot was produced by Canadian animation company Dhx Media and has already aired in […]
The post Netflix To Stream New ‘Inspector Gadget’ Animated Show In March appeared first on uInterview. »
- Olivia Truffaut
New Projects is a weekly round up of movies and TV shows recently announced and currently in development for the near future.
To be honest, I was a little skeptical of the news last week that Neill Blomkamp would be helming an Alien remake. Elysium was a bust, the jury is still out on Chappie, I personally think District 9 is a little overrated, and just how many Alien remakes, sequels, prequels, and video game spin-offs do we even need? But after speaking with EW, Blomkamp confirmed that Ripley is supposed to appear in his new movie, and that Sigourney Weaver, after working with him on Chappie, is on board to reprise her iconic role.
Over the years, I came up with a story for a film in that universe that I wanted to make. And then when I talked to her about her experience making those films and what »
- Brian Welk
Netflix has announced that it is relaunching the classic 1980s animated series Inspector Gadget with a new CGI reboot of the show, which is set to land on the streaming service on March 27th. Here’s a very brief first look sneak peek teaser…
Meanwhile, it’s also been announced that Netflix has picked up the rights to another upcoming 80s cartoon reboot in Danger Mouse, and will premiere the show in North America, Latin America, the Nordics, Benelux and Japan in the Spring of 2016.
- Gary Collinson
In a great day for children’s programming (when Netflix announced their new Inspector Gadget series, too), Disney Xd yesterday finally made the official announcement that it was bringing back DuckTales.
The timeless animated series ran from 1987 to 1990, picked up an Emmy along the way, and has been picked up for a whole new series by Disney Xd. It won't air until 2017, but we’re excited anyway.
Scrooge McDuck will take centre stage once more, with his grandnephews Huey, Dewey and Louie all returning too. Of course, Donald Duck will feature as well, alongside promised appearances from Duckworth, Gyro Gearloose, Launchpad McQuack, Flintheart Glomgold, Magica DeSpell & Poe, Ma Beagle and the Beagle Boys (Burger Beagle, Bouncer Beagle), Mrs. Beakley and Webbigail Vanderquack.
Over four seasons, the original series ran for 100 episodes, and even spawned a »
As Netflix continue to make waves in the world of entertainment, with 2015 promising more original content than ever, kids TV is the next target in their sights.
The headline here is that Netflix has nabbed the rights to distribute the Boomerang network's new Inspector Gadget animated series, and will also do the same for Cbbc’s new Danger Mouse (with Alexander Armstrong and Stephen Fry). Danger Mouse isn’t expected until spring 2016, but Inspector Gadget (which will serve as a CGI sequel to the classic cartoon) will air on Netflix this March, we’re told. It's actually already started on Boomerang.
It's also announced Some Assembly Required, a summer comedy based on a 14-year-old who becomes the owner of a toy company, and Bottersnikes & Gumbles based on the Australian book »
“Inspector Gadget” stretched children’s imaginations to the fullest in the ’80s, and now the bumbling bionic private eye will do the same for Netflix viewers. The streaming service has ordered five new kids shows, including updated versions of “Gadget” and “Danger Mouse,” USA Today reported on Wednesday. See photos: 21 Buzziest Streaming Shows: From ‘Marco Polo’ to ‘Transparent’ (Photos) Produced by Canadian television company Dhx Media, the new series of “Inspector Gadget” has already aired on broadcast TV in Europe, but will premiere exclusively in the U.S. on Netflix in March. Originally running from September 1983 to February 1986, “Inspector Gadget »
- Debbie Emery
News: DuckTales is Coming Back to TV!
Here's seven animated series we're starting to feel nostalgia for that could give joy to a new generation.
2. Rocko's Modern Life: The humor of this show was pretty sophisticated for a cartoon, giving it an appeal to kids and parents alike.
3. Dexter's Laboratory: If The Powerpuff Girls could get a reboot, surely we should get the chance to see Dexter back in his lab. The brother-sister/odd couple comedy duo of a mad scientist child and his annoying sister Dee Dee is one of the best of all time.
4. Johnny Bravo: »
A secret agent mouse, a cyborg detective, crazy outback animals, and a group of kids who run a toy company, are just a few of the adventurous and funny characters joining the worlds leading Internet TV network beginning this year. Working with award-winning global partners, Netflix is adding five new animated and live-action comedy series to its already broad selection of high-quality kids and family entertainment. Said Erik Barmack, Vice President of Global Independent Content:
"We've seen great characters and rich storytelling work for a global audience time and time again. Thats why were proud to be working with some of the industrys best producers and animators on these shows and we cant wait for kids and families all over the world to get to know these stories."
Netflix has announced five new family series coming between now and summer 2016. These include both animated and live-action shows starting with reboots »
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