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Netflix’s Geeked Week running from June 7-11 has been a huge success. The virtual week was huge for upcoming films/series. The free virtual event was stacked with trailers, announcements, bloopers and more from Netflix’s popular as well as upcoming shows. Here’s everything announced at the Geeked Week:
Shadow and Bone, the drama series raked in a stellar 55 million viewers in its first month. Owing to the huge success of the show, Netflix has decided to bring the show back with Shadow and Bone 2. Fans of the show are super excited for the second instalment of their favourite drama.
Netflix finally made some updates about The Umbrella Academy season 3 during the week. The makers unveiled all ten-episode titles, which fans of the graphic novel may recognize. The show which was well received by fantasy drama fans will reportedly get bigger for season 3.
Sweet Girl is an upcoming thriller action movie releasing on Netflix. The streaming platform released the first look of Sweet Girl on April 28 and announced the release date of the film. In the first look, Jason Momoa is seen walking beside the car while Isabella is looking at him as she stands right beside the vehicle. Sweet Girl is scheduled to arrive on Netflix on August 20, 2021.
Blood Red Sky is a new horror film by Peter Thorwatch that was announced by Netflix. The film follows a woman flying with her son, who is forced to unleash a dark secret when terrorists attempt to hijack their flight. Meanwhile, Kate is an action thriller starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead. Although, the film didn’t get a trailer, its date announcement was done using a motion poster. The film will be out on September 10, 2021.
Vikings fans had something to be happy about as Netflix released a behind the scenes look at Vikings: Valhalla with star Sam Corlett. The series which ended its sixth season last year is getting a spin-off. Meanwhile, fans of Lucifer also had some joy as the makers released a new blooper reel of the series. The cast members of Lucifer also reunited on a video conference to do a table read of the original pilot episode.
Zack Snyder is all set to explore the world of animation with Twilight of the Gods. The movie revolving around Norse mythology will feature an all-star cast in the role of famous Norse Gods including Odin, Loki and Thor. Meanwhile, Netflix also announced its new Resident Evil anime series that will feature lifelike animations.
Jean-Claude Van Damme’s action-comedy The Last Mercenary was another film to get a new trailer at the event. The movie features Van Damme as a former French secret service special agent turned mercenary. Awake starring Gina Rodriguez and Shamier Anderson is a new sci-fi film that was released on Netflix over the week. The film revolves around a global event that wipes out humans’ ability to sleep.
Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman is finally getting a live-action adaptation on Netflix. The streaming platform released the first behind-the-scenes pictures from the upcoming DC comic film. DC fans can finally be at joy as The Sandman's release is now confirmed to happen as revealed at Netflix’s Geeked Week.
Fans of teen horror master R.L. Stine have something to be excited about as Netflix’s adaptation of Fear Street is set to come out in an entire trilogy of films. Meanwhile, another young adult fantasy adaptation was announced in The School for Good and Evil. The film is set to follow a group of girls and boys who are trained to become heroes and villains of a fairytale.
Netflix is rebooting the classic cartoon with their new Masters of the Universe series. Based on the 80s cartoon series, Masters of the Universe: Revelation will be a direct sequel to the fan favourite series. Masters of the Universe: Revelation trailer has already created a storm online, garnering 1.2 million views within 12 hours of its release.
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