In tune with the holidays, in December Netflix prepares for certain farewells (from Lost in Space a The Money Heist), but also welcomes new seasons of productions that, due to the coronavirus pandemic, delayed their filming, as in the case of Emily in Paris and, above all, of The Witcher, one of the most anticipated releases by the fans who faithfully accompanied the great success of the platform.
* Here, a tour of the most important news of Netflix:
The tour ends for the Robinson family: Lost in Space comes to an end with its third season.Zack Estrin’s series arrived on the platform in 2018 and became the second television remake of the 1965 series created by Irwin Allen, to which he remained faithful to its nerve center: the odyssey that this family lives after being lost on a planet hostile in 2046.
“The original series skillfully captured drama and comedy and that’s a very attractive thing to bring to our audience. We are confident that it will attract both fans who remember the series fondly and create a new generation of followers around the world, “said Cindy Holland, Netflix vice president of content, on this reboot starring Toby Stephens, Molly Parker, Parker Posey and Maxwell Jenkins, which now promises to close the story with a flourish.
“In the final season, the Robinsons’ survival instincts are triggered as they attempt to rally and protect Alpha Centauri from an invasion.” reads the synopsis disseminated by the platform. On the other hand, the own showrunner alluded to the decision that Lost in Space It will be made up of only three deliveries. “From the beginning we always saw this story as a trilogy, an epic family adventure with a clear beginning, middle and end, ”said Estrin, who also revealed that he will continue to work with Netflix on new projects.
Available from December 1.
One of the most resonant television phenomena of recent years also says goodbye with his head held high, without curling the curl and respecting the coherence of his story. The outcome of The Money Heist It will show us the Professor (Álvaro Morte) “risking everything while he rushes to get the gold and, above all, his team outside the bank,” said Netflix on this ending that, as it has transpired, will not lose the level of intensity of his previous deliveries.
After five episodes premiered in September, The Money Heist Lower the blind with five new chapters. In an exclusive interview with LA NACION, the father of the creature that won an Emmy, Álex Pina spoke about the importance of recognizing when it is imperative not to force a success.
“Look, this is like when you break up with your wife. It feels like a mourning that you have to live, a process of adjusting emotionally. Right now it seems unthinkable to me that there is something more to tell about a character, or look for elements for a spin off. But I still don’t know what to tell you because it is also true that we did not have part 3, and we ended up doing part 3, 4 and 5 with two robberies. From a conceptual point of view it is already a pretty big dementia. I think our head is not ready to think of a third robbery. Maybe within three or four years something may happen. But right now there is nothing in mind, “the creator of one of Netflix’s flagship productions told this medium.
Available from December 3.
The suspenseful youth series created by Carlos Montero and Darío Madrona had its long-awaited spin off this year with the first installment of Short stories from Las Encinas, whose premiere took place in June. To end the year, and with episodes that will be uploaded from December 15 to 23, the showrunners they decided to release the second part of a much more intimate kind of special that follows key characters from that private school where there is always a mystery to be solved. In this sense, Short stories it fulfills its modest task: to put the magnifying glass on those young people who are navigating adolescence with greater conflicts than they allow to glimpse, but leaving that suffocating school environment.
The narrative choice that each episode focuses on one of them is correct because no story feels invaded by the noise generated by those whodunits in which they are mere pieces of a great machinery. In this derivative, instead, they have room to shine. Therefore, We will see Cayetana, Phillipe and Felipe in a triangle; Samuel and Omar putting together a plan to solve an extremely urgent problem; and Patrick, who decides to spend the holidays in a cabin, scenario in which unexpected events will occur. As for the mother series, next year its fifth and penultimate season will arrive.
Available from December 15 to 23.
At Netflix’s virtual TUDUM fan mega event on September 25, the announcement of the return of The Witcher it was one of the highlights of an extensive day where various previews of the series were presented at the end of the global experience. In the first instance, you could see how it took shape The Witcher: Blood Origin, with exclusive behind-the-scenes access and early footage of this prequel that focuses on “the creation of the Witcher prototype and the events that led to the pivotal ‘Conjunction of the Spheres.’
Second, the trailer for the brand new season of the ambitious production starring Henry Cavill was shown, which will finally be seen this month on the platform. According to the spread, in this second part that comes two years after the first, “Geralt [Cavill] accept his fate while protecting Ciri [Freya Allan] of the forces that fight for the control of the Continent, and of the mysterious power that she possesses ”, Netflix communicated, which has already renewed for a third season Lauren Schmidt Hissrich’s series inspired by the books of the Geralt of Rivia saga by Andrzej Sapkowski. The return of The Witcher will consist of eight episodes, and Anna Shaffer (Triss) and Gianni Calchetti (Lord Hern) will be back.
Available from December 17.
One of the most marathon series of the streaming platform also makes its return to end the year.Emily in Paris Darren Star’s comedy that was nominated – with much controversy – for the Golden Globes and Emmys, returns with Lily Collins in front, but no longer in the role of the outsider It is difficult for her to understand French culture except in that of one more citizen. This is how Star defined this new season in dialogue with Oprah Magazine: “She will be more part of the fabric of the world where she lives, she will be one more inhabitant of the city. It will have something more feet on the ground, because it is there where a life is being forged “, advanced the showrunner.
However, as the production is not only a romantic comedy but also a sitcom, Emily’s new life will have many complications, especially in her work, where she will have to make very difficult decisions regarding her future projects. On the other hand, the young woman will meet a man with whom She will have a relationship that will momentarily take her away from the drama she is experiencing with Gabriel (Lucas Bravo) and Camille (Camille Razat). Emily in Paris come back with 10 episodes and will once again have in its ranks the great Ashley Park, Kate Walsh, and Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu.
Available from December 22.
What can we expect from the anticipated premiere of the fourth season of Cobra Kai? Netflix informs this in a phrase that synthesizes the antagonism that prevails in the production: “Decades after the tournament that changed their lives, the rivalry between Daniel and Johnny is rekindled,” reads the preview of what we will see in this return. When the trailer was released, we could already witness the scene in which LaRusso and Lawrence faced each other, the characters played by Ralph Maccio and William Zabka, respectively. “Put on your gi. Tie your belt. Karate reaches the largest stage in the world where legends are born. Welcome to the All Valley Karate Tournament. The soul of the Valley is at risk ”, said a voice-over that was warming up for the return of a series that became a true success and even garnered a nomination for the Emmy Awards.
Also, Zabka gave some indications of how this brand new season will develop, which will have 10 episodes. “There is a gap between Daniel and Johnny, but there is also great intensity in the new season. Now they have a common enemy: John Kreese [Martin Kove]. So the feeling of that was one of relief in the sense of: ‘I have a partner and we have the same goal’ ”, expressed the actor according to what was published by Cinema Comics in June of this year about this phenomenon that is part of the universe of Karate Kid as its official sequel.
Available from December 31st.