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What new series and movies are coming to Netflix in May 2021

Here's all of Netflix's new additions this month, including sci-fi series Love, Death & Robots and Zac Snyder's latest film, Army of the Dead.

Here's all of Netflix's new additions this month, including sci-fi series Love, Death & Robots and Zac Snyder's latest film, Army of the Dead.

Streaming giants Netflix have announced the latest batch of incomings with a whole host of brand new TV shows and movies coming to the platform in May. The new additions will largely be available from 1 May 2021, but some releases will be staggered across the month.

Some of the most hotly-anticipated inclusions are Netflix originals, an area that the streaming platform has invested huge amounts into in recent years. Netflix won seven Oscars at the Academy Awards last week, making it the most successful distributor in this year’s addition.

Netflix originals coming to the platform in May

On 14 May the new season of Love, Death & Robots will land on the platform after a two-year break since the first series dropped. The Emmy Award winning animated sci-fi anthology is unlike anything else on the market and season two will bring with it the same mix of humour and despondency as fans are used to.

One new name to be added to the Netflix roster is Zac Snyder, the director best known for 300 and Watchmen, and numerous instalments from the DC extended universe. Snyder’s first feature length film for the platform is a bit of a throwback to the zombie movies from his early career.

Army of the Dead follows a group of mercenaries looking to stage an audacious casino bank heist after a zombie apocalypse has gutted Las Vegas. The film features a big ensemble cast, including Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell and Omari Hardwick. The action-comedy will be available to stream from 21 May.

Full list of new additions on Netflix this month

Available from 1 May

  • Aliens Stole My Body
  • Angelina Ballerina: Season 5
  • Angelina Ballerina: Season 6
  • Back to the Future
  • Back to the Future Part II
  • Back to the Future Part III
  • Barney and Friends: Season 13
  • Barney and Friends: Season 14
  • Best of the Best
  • Dead Again in Tombstone
  • Due Date
  • Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)
  • G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
  • Green Zone
  • Hachi: A Dog's Tale
  • JT LeRoy
  • Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
  • Mystic River
  • Never Back Down
  • Notting Hill
  • Open Season
  • Resident Evil: Afterlife
  • Resident Evil: Extinction
  • S.M.A.R.T Chase
  • Scarface
  • Stargate
  • State of Play
  • The Land Before Time
  • The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure
  • The Lovely Bones
  • The Pelican Brief
  • The Sweetest Thing
  • The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
  • Under Siege
  • Waist Deep
  • Your Highness
  • Zack and Miri Make a Porno
  • Zombieland

Available from 2 May

  • Hoarders: Season 11
  • Available from 4 May
  • The Clovehitch Killer
  • Selena: The Series: Part 2
  • Trash Truck: Season 2

Available from 5 May

  • Framing John DeLorean
  • The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness

Available from 6 May

  • Dead Man Down

Available from 7 May

  • Girl from Nowhere: Season 2
  • Jupiter's Legacy
  • Milestone
  • Monster

Available from 8 May

  • Mine
  • Sleepless

Available from 11 May

  • Money, Explained

Available from 12 May

  • Dance of the Forty One
  • Oxygen
  • The Upshaw’s

Available from 13 May

  • Castle Vania: Season 4
  • Layer Cake

Available from 14 May

  • Ferry
  • Haunted: Season 3
  • I Am All Girls
  • Jungle Beat: The Movie
  • Love, Death & Robots: Volume 2
  • Move to Heaven
  • The Strange House
  • The Woman in the Window

Available from 16 May

  • Sleight

Available from 18 May

  • Sardar Ka Grandson

Available from 19 May

  • The Last Days
  • Sabotage
  • Small Town Crime
  • Who Killed Sara? Season 2

Available from 20 May

  • Hating Peter Tatchell
  • Special: Season 2
  • Spy Kids: All the Time in the World

Available from 21 May

  • Army of the Dead
  • Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous: Season 3
  • The Neighbor: Season 2

Available from 22 May

  • Sam Smith: Love Goes - Live At Abbey Road Studios

Available from 25 May

  • Home

Available from 26 May

  • Baggio: The Divine Ponytail
  • High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America
  • Nail Bomber: Manhunt

Available from 27 May

  • Black Space
  • Blue Miracle
  • Eden
  • Soy Rada: Serendipity

Available from 28 May

  • Dog Gone Trouble
  • Lucifer: Season 5 Part 2
  • The Kominsky Method: Season 3

Available from 31 May

  • Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story
  • The Parisian Agency: Exclusive Properties

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