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Everything Coming to Netflix This Week

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Mid-month is always light for new releases on Netflix. Still, there are plenty of fun picks in the mix. Here’s what’s new and fresh on Netflix this week.

If you’re a Patton Oswalt fan, or you’ve been waiting for Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae’s new rom-com, you’ll be excited about this week’s new titles.

  • May 18
    • Light in the Dark: A group of misfits must band together to figure out what’s led them to where they are.
    • The Big Flower Fight: Florists compete for a title in this new series.
  • May 19
    • Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything: A comedy special from the beloved comedian.
    • Sweet Magnolias: Three friends love and support one another in a small Southern town.
    • Trumbo: A Hollywood screenwriter is ostracized for his politics.
  • May 20
    • Anchor Baby: This Nigerian film follows a couple who wait to have their child in the U.S. to help with their immigration status.
    • Ben Platt: Live from Radio City Music Hall: The star of Dear Evan Hansen gets his own special.
    • Mutiny of the Worker Bees: A man takes a job at a tech company.
    • Mystic Pop-Up Bar: K-drama fans will want to tune into this weekly series about a bar that transports people to other worlds.
    • The Flash (Season 6): The latest season of the show based on the DC comic.
    • The Queen and the Conqueror: A woman plans revenge in this Latin American period drama.

  • May 22
    • Control Z: A hacker gets access to students’ secrets in this new series.
    • Just Go with It: Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler pretend to be married.
    • Selling Sunset: Hollywood real estate agents sell luxury property in this series.
    • The Lovebirds: Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani star in this rom-com. Originally slated for a theatrical release, it’s coming to Netflix instead.
    • Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series: Think of this as the Canadian version of Family Guy or American Dad. 
  • May 23
    • Dynasty: Season 3 of The CW reboot of the classic series.
    • One Day We’ll Talk About Today: A family has to confront past issues in this Indonesian drama.
    • Si Doel the Movie 3: The third season of the Indonesian series.
    • Spelling the Dream: Lovers of the National Spelling Bee will want to tune into this documentary about students competing to get there.
  • May 24
    • Beetaal: British soldier zombies invade in this Indian film.
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