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Netflix's New Additions For This Weekend Will Have You Glued To The Couch

By Darragh Berry

February 2, 2018 at 6:02pm

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Not heading out this weekend but bored because you have absolutely nothing to do? Why not have a look at what's new to Netflix this weekend.

If you can't find something in this massive new arrivals list, then we don't know what to say to you.

You fussy fecker.

Here's what's new this weekend:

Altered Carbon (Now Streaming)

Based on the classic cyberpunk noir novel by Richard K. Morgan, Altered Carbon is an intriguing story of murder, love, sex, and betrayal, set more than 300 years in the future. 

Black Lightning (Now Streaming)

Jefferson Pierce is a man wrestling with a secret. Nine years ago, Pierce was gifted with the superhuman power to harness and control electricity, which he used to keep his hometown streets safe as the masked vigilante Black Lightning. 

However, after too many nights with his life and his family on the line, he left his Super Hero days behind. Almost a decade later, Pierce’s crime-fighting days are long behind him…or so he thought. 

Damnation: Season 1 (Now Streaming)

Seth Davenport (Kilian Scott) is a man masquerading as a small-town Iowa preacher in hopes of starting a full-blown insurrection against the status quo. Focused on his mission, he is unaware that an industrialist tycoon has hired a professional strikebreaker named Creeley Turner to stop the uprising by any means necessary. 

The Good Place - Finale (Now Streaming)

When Eleanor Shellstrop finds herself in the afterlife, she's both relieved and surprised that she's made it into the Good Place. But it doesn't take long for Eleanor to realize she's there by mistake. 

Coach Snoop: Season 1 (Now Streaming)

Iconic rapper Snoop Dogg is the head coach of the Steelers, a team of 13-year old boys. His team will be traveling the nation, playing other teams in hopes of winning the youth football National Championship. Last year, they lost the title in the closing seconds of the game.

Riverdale: Season 2 (Now Streaming)

Riverdale is back for season two and it’s darker than ever. With the shooting of Fred Andrews threatening to plunge the entire town into utter darkness, can Betty unmask the Black Hood and can Jughead escape the grip of the Southside Serpents?

Star Trek: Discovery (New Episode Every Monday)

Star Trek: Discovery will follow the voyages of Starfleet on their missions to discover new worlds and new lifeforms, and one Starfleet officer who must learn that to truly understand all things alien, you must first understand yourself. 

Star Trek, one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns to television 50 years after it first premiered with Star Trek: Discovery.  

Crazy Ex Girlfriend: Season 3 (New Episodes Every Saturday)

Successful and driven, Rebecca Bunch seemingly has it all - an upscale apartment in Manhattan and a partnership at a prestigious law firm - but she feels like something is missing. 

After a chance meeting with a former romantic interest, Rebecca impulsively decides to give up her life in New York and relocate to a Los Angeles suburb she hopes will be the perfect home base as she embarks on a quest for love, adventure and true happiness. 

Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (Now Streaming)

The Fantastic Four meet their greatest challenge yet in Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer. Reed (Ioan Gruffudd), Susan (Jessica Alba), Johnny (Chris Evans) and Ben (Michael Chiklis) face an intergalactic messenger who has arrived to prepare Earth for its destruction. While the enigmatic being wreaks havoc around the world, the heroic quartet must also contend with the unexpected return of their enemy, Victor Von Doom.

Big Momma's House 2 (Now Streaming)

After his mentor is killed, an FBI agent (Martin Lawrence) reprises his disguise as a fat old lady and takes a job as a nanny in a crime suspect's house. While working on the case, the agent diffuses a threat to homeland security and brings a fractured family closer together.

Before the Flood (Now Streaming)

From Academy Award-winners Fisher Stevens and Leonardo DiCaprio, Before The Flood presents a riveting account of the dramatic changes occurring around the world due to climate change. DiCaprio meets with scientists, activists and world leaders to discuss the dangers of climate change and possible solutions.

Bring It On: All or Nothing (Now Streaming)

When her father gets laid off, prom queen shoo-in Britney Allen (Hayden Panettiere) has to drop out and transfer to her ritzy high school's underfunded crosstown rival. At her new school, Britney is recruited for the cheerleading squad by its tough captain, Camille (Solange Knowles). 

As Britney struggles to win the respect of her new peers, they prepare to face off against the squad at her old school for a chance to dance back-up for Rihanna (Rihanna) in her next music video.

Role Models (Now Streaming)

After salesmen Danny (Paul Rudd) and Wheeler (Seann William Scott) trash a company truck, the court gives them a choice: jail time or community service in a mentoring program. Thinking to take the easy way out, the two overgrown adolescents find themselves paired with a teenager (Christopher Mintz-Plasse), who is experiencing the pangs of first love, and a foul-mouthed fifth-grader (Bobb'e J. Thompson), who needs an attitude adjustment.

Shakespeare in Love (Now Streaming)

Triumphant winner of 7 Academy Awards - including Best Picture - this features Oscar winning Best Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and an amazing cast that includes Academy Award winners Judi Dench, Geoffrey Rush and Ben Affleck. 

When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola (Paltrow) starts the words flowing like never before. 

Wild Child (Now Streaming)

Sixteen-year-old Poppy (Emma Roberts) has everything her unlimited credit cards can buy, and a spoiled attitude to match. After a final thoughtless prank, her exasperated father (Aidan Quinn) ships her off to boarding school in England. There, Poppy meets her match in a stern headmistress (Natasha Richardson) and a class full of girls who will not tolerate her selfishness.

Tarzan (Now Streaming)

During an expedition to a remote African jungle, the Greystoke family's helicopter crashes, leaving one survivor: the young boy J.J., nicknamed Tarzan. Raised by gorillas, Tarzan lives by the laws of the jungle — until he encounters another human being, the beautiful Jane Porter. 

Zoolander 2 (4 February)

Former models Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and Hansel find themselves thrust back into the spotlight after living in seclusion for years. Invited to a major fashion event in Rome, the estranged friends are surprised to see how much the business has changed.

The Baby Sitters Club (3 February)

THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB is based on the classic book series of the same name one of the top selling book series in history. It chronicles one summer in the lives of seven young women on the cusp of their teenage years, bound by friendships that will last a lifetime, challenged by adventures, family crises, and romantic entanglements.

Copying Beethoven (Now Streaming)

Anna Holtz (Diane Kruger), a student at the Vienna Music Conservatory, eagerly accepts an assignment to work as a copyist for composer Ludwig van Beethoven (Ed Harris). The temperamental maestro develops a growing affection for his new companion, but she has plans to marry her longtime beau.

How the Beatles Changed the World (Now Streaming)

The fascinating story of the cultural, social, spiritual and musical revolution ignited by the coming of the Beatles. Tracing the impact that these four band members had, first in their native Britain and soon after worldwide, it reappraises the band and follows their path from young subversives to countercultural heroes. 

8 Mile (Now Streaming)

The people of Detroit know 8 Mile as the city limit, a border, a boundary. It is also a psychological dividing line that separates Jimmy Smith Jr. (Eminem) from where and who he wants to be. A provocative fictional examination of a critical week in Jimmy's life.

That's it. We're not stirring this weekend.

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