May 2019 is already set to be a big month for new Netflix Originals coming to the streaming service. Below, we’ll cover every Netflix Original title whether that be series, documentary, stand-up or movie currently due for release throughout May 2019.
It’s important to stress this is a live article and in no way represents the full list of Originals coming out in May 2019. We’ll update every week until May 2019 hits.
Wine Country (Movie)
Release Date: May 10th
The old SNL team is back together for this movie where we follow a group of ladies celebrating a 50th birthday party. It’ll serve as Amy Poehler’s directorial debut but she’s most known for her role on Parks and Recreation plus her years on SNL.
Alongside Poehler, the movie will star Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer, Maya Rudolph and Tina Fey.
It's happening—Amy Poehler's directorial debut, Wine Country, is coming soon to Netflix! Starring Amy Poehler, Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer, Paula Pell, Maya Rudolph, Emily Spivey and featuring Tina Fey. Get excited. Get real excited. pic.twitter.com/kZedPmzeVC
— Netflix US (@netflix) March 20, 2018
She’s Gotta Have It (Season 2)
Release Date: May 24th
Spike Lee had a fantastic start to the year with his comedy, BlackKklansman scoring an Oscar a few weeks back. Hoping to continue the good times, his series She’s Gotta Have It which first aired back in 2017 is coming back for season 2.
The Perfection (Movie)
Release Date: May 24th
Netflix has already had some great thrillers so far in 2019 with Velvet Buzzsaw being the most popular. This new horror/thriller acquisition for Netflix has been dubbed “Hottest Film You Haven’t Heard of Yet”.
The movie actually premiered back at Fantastic Fest in September 2018 but was picked up by Netflix soon after. The movie which stars Allison Williams, Steven Weber and Alaina Huffman is about a cello player who’s endless strive for perfection takes a nasty turn.
When They See Us (Limited Series)
Release Date: May 31st
To our knowledge, this will be Netflix’s first big limited series of 2019 and it’s going to no doubt blow audiences away. The series comes from famed director Ava DuVernay who will be retelling the real-life story of the “Central Park Five”. The five boys were convicted for the crime before eventually being exonerated.
The impressive cast includes Jovan Adepo, Chris Chalk, Michael K. Williams, Vera Farmiga, John Leguizamo, Felicity Huffman, Niecy Nash, Aunjanue Ellis, Kylie Bunbury, and Storm Reid.
Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020
Release Date: TBD
Terrace House has been one of Netflix’s biggest foreign Netflix Original pickups. The series which has seen over 130 episodes come to Netflix as part of three different series will be back for another in 2019.
Here’s how Netflix describes the new season:
As the eyes of the world turn to Tokyo for 2020, six new strangers will gather in this exciting city to live under the same roof.
What are you wanting to see added to Netflix in May? Let us know in the comments.