Netflix Highlights May 2024; Bridgerton: Season 3, Part 1, Unfrosted & More

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May brings a host of exciting new releases and returning favorites to Netflix, offering a diverse range of programming for viewers. Here’s an in-depth overview of the month’s highlights:

Bridgerton: Season 3, Part 1 (May 16): The highly anticipated return of the beloved historical romance series focuses on the relationship between Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan) and Colin Bridgerton (Luke Newton), whose friendship may blossom into something more amidst the backdrop of London’s high society.

A Man in Full (May 2): Based on Tom Wolfe’s novel, this limited series stars Jeff Daniels as Charlie Croker, an Atlanta real estate tycoon facing bankruptcy and a battle to save his empire. It features a stellar cast, including Diane Lane, Lucy Liu, and Tom Pelphrey, and explores themes of ambition, power, and the cutthroat world of business.

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Selling the OC: Season 3 (May 3): The sun rises on a new season of this reality series, promising bigger homes and even bigger drama. The agents of The Oppenheim Group navigate personal entanglements and fierce competition, with jaw-dropping listings and revelations.

Unfrosted: The Pop-Tart Story (May 3): From the comedic mind of Jerry Seinfeld, this biographical comedy takes viewers back to the 1960s when rivals Kellogg’s and Post Cereal competed to create a revolutionary new pastry. It boasts an ensemble cast, including Seinfeld, Melissa McCarthy, Jim Gaffigan, Amy Schumer, and Hugh Grant.

Katt Williams: Woke Foke (May 4): Comedian Katt Williams takes the stage for his second livestreamed stand-up special, “Katt Williams: Woke Foke.” Williams is known for his unfiltered and unapologetic style, delivering unique perspectives and sharp humor.

Barbie (May 8): Margot Robbie stars as Barbie, who finds herself in the real world, navigating unexpected challenges and discovering her true self beyond the plastic mold.

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Bodkin (May 9): This darkly comedic thriller follows a podcaster and her team as they investigate the disappearance of three strangers in an idyllic Irish town, uncovering secrets and strange occurrences.

Atlas (May 24): Starring Jennifer Lopez as a data analyst who must rely on AI to save herself and humanity when a mission goes awry. With her life on the line, she must confront her deep-seated distrust of artificial intelligence.

Eric (May 30): Benedict Cumberbatch stars in this limited series as a father searching for his missing son in 1980s New York, battling his own demons while navigating a treacherous path.

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