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What’s on Netflix and Amazon this month – May | Television


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The Pentaverate

May 5

This new Mike Myers-created six-part limited series sees the Austin Powers’ star’s return to character comedy. He plays numerous characters, including the lead: a daft journalist trying to uncover a conspiracy about a spooky secret society that has controlled the course of history since the black plague. The talented cast includes Jennifer Saunders, Ken Jeong, It’s A Sin’s Lydia West and Jeremy Irons as narrator.

TV

The Pentaverate

May 5

This new Mike Myers-created six-part limited series sees the Austin Powers’ star’s return to character comedy. He plays numerous characters, including the lead: a daft journalist trying to uncover a conspiracy about a spooky secret society that has controlled the course of history since the black plague. The talented cast includes Jennifer Saunders, Ken Jeong, It’s A Sin’s Lydia West and Jeremy Irons as narrator.

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The Takedown

May 6

Omar Sy again collaborates with Lupine director Louis Leterrier on this action-comedy film following two cops who are reunited for a crime investigation that takes them on a dangerous journey across France. It’s a sequel to 2012 movie On the Other Side of the Tracks, so expect to see Sy’s character on a voyage of light-hearted crime-fighting.

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Our Father

May 11

Based on the true story of disgraced fertility doctor Donald Cline, who secretly inseminated female patients with his own sperm, this documentary traces the lives of some of the 50 children he fathered. Its chilling investigation examines how at-home DNA tests helped his offspring piece together their shared history.

TV

Our Father

May 11

Based on the true story of disgraced fertility doctor Donald Cline, who secretly inseminated female patients with his own sperm, this documentary traces the lives of some of the 50 children he fathered. Its chilling investigation examines how at-home DNA tests helped his offspring piece together their shared history.

FILM

SeniorYear

May 13

This fish-out-of-water comedy sees Rebel Wilson play a 37-year-old cheerleader who wakes from a coma 20 years after a cheer stunt went horribly wrong. She attempts to finish her senior year, claim the title of prom queen and somehow get through life despite being saddled by the curse of mid-lifers immersed in youth culture: that everything is worse than it used to be.

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SeniorYear

May 13

This fish-out-of-water comedy sees Rebel Wilson play a 37-year-old cheerleader who wakes from a coma 20 years after a cheer stunt went horribly wrong. She attempts to finish her senior year, claim the title of prom queen and somehow get through life despite being saddled by the curse of mid-lifers immersed in youth culture: that everything is worse than it used to be.

TV

Somebody Feed Phil

May 25

It’s a fifth outing for Phil Rosenthal’s journey into awkward wit and gorging himself on food. Expect the Everybody Loves Raymond writer to continue to beam in disbelief as he gets to eat his way around the world in this 10-episode season.

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stranger things

May 27

According to the cast, our fourth brush with the Upside Down will be the scariest – and funniest – yet. This season picks up six months after the Battle of Starcourt, which nearly destroyed Hawkins, and saw Eleven move to California with the Byers family in the aftermath. The big question: how long until Hopper makes his reappearance from him?

TV

stranger things

May 27

According to the cast, our fourth brush with the Upside Down will be the scariest – and funniest – yet. This season picks up six months after the Battle of Starcourt, which nearly destroyed Hawkins, and saw Eleven move to California with the Byers family in the aftermath. The big question: how long until Hopper makes his reappearance from him?


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