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Staying In This Weekend? Here's The Newest Netflix Additions To Keep You Entertained

By Shirleydonlon

April 6, 2018 at 10:47am

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If, like us, you're currently looking out at the dreary, wet day outside, you're most likely planning to stay in tonight and cosy up with a good film.

And luckily for you, Netflix are keeping you spoiled for choice as they have added a heap of new titles, so you're bound to have something to keep you entertained at all times. 

Here's what's new this weekend... (Brace yourselves, there's a lot)

Weekly Episodes

RuPaul’s Drag Race, Season 10: New episodes Fridays

The Emmy-winning series returns for a milestone 10th season. A cast of 14 talented drag queens compete for the coveted title of America's Next Drag Superstar and a cash prize of $100,000

Designated Survivor, Season 2: New episode Every Thursday

With the conspiracy more alarming than ever, a fiery lawyer joins President Kirkman's staff and Agent Wells forms an alliance with a British spy

Riverdale, Season 2: New episode Every Thursday

With the shooting of Fred Andrews threatening to plunge the entire town into utter darkness, can Betty unmask the Black Hood to save Archie from going further down the dark and dangerous path he’s on?

Once Upon A Time, Season 7: New episode Every Saturday

A knock on the door changes everything for Henry Mills – now a struggling writer living in Seattle – when a girl shows up saying she’s his daughter.

Black Lightning, Season 1: New episodes Every Tuesday

Nine years ago, Jefferson 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. But with crime and corruption spreading like wildfire, Black Lightning returns — to save not only his family, but also the soul of his community.

Films

6 Balloons: Available Today

Over the course of one night, a woman drives her heroin addict brother across LA in search of a detox centre, with his two-year-old daughter in tow.

Amateur: Available Today

A 14-year-old basketball phenom struggles to fit in with his new team after a video of him goes viral. Directed by Ryan Koo

Orbiter 9: Available Today

A woman who's been alone on a spaceship her whole life becomes enamored with an engineer who suddenly enters her life and upends her universe

The 4th Company: Available Today

In a violent prison in 1970s Mexico, a young inmate lands a spot on a football team that doubles as an enforcer squad for a corrupt administration

Vacation: Now Streaming

Remembering fond, childhood memories of his trip to Walley World, Rusty Griswold (Ed Helms) surprises his wife (Christina Applegate) and two sons with a cross-country excursion to America's favorite fun park.

Following in his father's (Chevy Chase) footsteps, Rusty and the gang pack up the car and hit the road for some much-needed family bonding.

Soon, the promise of fun turns into one misadventure after another for the next generation of Griswolds and anyone who encounters them.

American Psycho: Now Streaming

Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale) is a Wall Street yuppie, obsessed with success, status and style, with a stunning fiancee (Reese Witherspoon).

He is also a psychotic killer who rapes, murders and dismembers both strangers and acquaintances without provocation or purpose.

Based on the controversial novel, the film offers a sharp satire to the dark side of yuppie culture in the '80s, while setting forth a vision that is both terrifying and chilling.

Netflix Original Series

My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman: JAY-Z: Available From Today

Dave gets a lesson in flow, hip-hop culture and the criminal justice system from Jay-Z and drops in on producer Rick Rubin in his Malibu studio.

Money Heist: Part 2: Available From Today

The biggest money heist in history is in jeopardy: hostages and thieves are growing increasingly tired and nervous, forensic scientists are tracking the house where the heist was planned, and the police are closer to finding out the identity of The Professor. Will they be able to fulfil their plan?

Fastest Car: Season 1: Now Streaming

In each hour-long episode, 3 souped-up “sleeper” cars, tinkered with and lovingly labored on go head to head with one of the world’s most sought-after supercars.

Don’t believe a 1984 Honda CRX can beat a Ferrari California? Or a 2011 Pontiac minivan will leave a Porsche GT3 in its rearview mirror? There is a whole subculture which begs to differ.

Comedies

Seth Rogen’s Hilarity For Charity: Available From Today

Seth Rogen and friends combine stand-up, sketches and music into an outrageous comedy special that could only come from the mind of Seth.

The all-star guest lineup includes Tiffany Haddish, Sarah Silverman, Michelle Wolf, John Mulaney, Michael Che, Michael J. Fox, David Chang, Ike Barinholtz, Chelsea Peretti, Kumail Nanjiani, Jon Lovitz, Jeff Goldblum, Sacha Baron Cohen, Nick Kroll, Post Malone, Chris Hardwick, and Craig Robinson & The Nasty Delicious all star

Documentaries

Ram Dass, Going Home: Available Today

Ram Dass is one of the most important cultural figures from the 1960s and 70s. A psychedelic pioneer, author of Be Here Now, beloved spiritual teacher, and outspoken advocate for death-and-dying awareness, Ram Dass is now himself approaching the end of life.

Since suffering a life-changing stroke twenty years ago, he has been living at his home on Maui and deepening his spiritual practice — which is centered on love and his idea of merging with his surroundings and all living things

Behind The Curtain: Todrick Hall: Now Streaming

Todrick Hall launches his most ambitious project yet: the full-scale original musical, Straight Outta Oz.

From a small town in Texas to big-time show business, comes an inspiring documentary of grit, perseverance and the redemptive power of art. We watch him struggle to write songs about growing up gay and black in small-town Texas, his difficult relationship with his mom, and the harsh realities of trying to make it in show business.

With limited time and budget, the odds are against him, but Todrick's passion and his team of talented performers overcome all obstacles to bring this story to the world.

Kids

The Boss Baby: Back in Business: Season 1: Available Today

With a little help from his brother and accomplice, Tim, Boss Baby tries to balance family life with his job at Baby Corp headquarters.

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