New Netflix Originals Coming in 2017
- Release date: January 24th, 2017
- Plot: This International competition show will consist of athletes from 6 particular countries; each with their own country-specific language, hosts and competitors who will then battle it out for the chance to represent their country in the final episode for a chance to become the Ultimate Beastmaster. The participating countries include the U.S, Mexico, South Korea, Germany, Japan and Brazil. In the beginning, the show will feature a total of 108 competitors with 18 from each country. This will be a first of its kind, so be sure to tune in and cheer for your country.
- Release Date: January 20th, 201
- Cast: Zoe Boyle, Jason Momoa, Landon Liboiron
- Plot: Discovery brings to us a scripted series meant to focus on the struggle to “control wealth and power in the North American fur trade in the late 18th century”. Expect to see greed and treachery in pursuit of the limitless supply of pelts found in their land.
Marvel’s Iron Fist
- Release Date: March 17th, 2017
- Cast: Jessica Henwick, Jessica Stroup, Finn Jones
- Plot: The latest addition to the Marvel series of superheroes will include the tale of a young man, well skilled in martial arts, who goes back to New York City to reclaim his family company after being missing for fifteen years. The threats that he will face along this journey will force him to continually choose between his duties as the Iron Fist, and upholding his family’s legacy. Tune in to see how he channels the power of the Iron Fist to come up against the criminal element in his world.
- Release Date: February 3rd, 2017
- Cast: Timothy Olyphant, Thomas Crawford, Drew Barrymore
- Plot: The death of Sheila forces this ordinary couple of real estate agents living in Santa Clarita, California to experience dramatic change in their life, following more death and destruction.
Sense8 (Season 2)
- Release Date: May 5th, 2017
- Plot: This story of 8 mentally linked, but otherwise ordinary humans makes a comeback with the “sensates” trying to prevent the violent death of a woman called Angelica, through their abilities to communicate with each other, and share language, knowledge and skills.
Best Netflix Originals in 2017
Aside from the ones you just read about, there will be other Netflix originals slated for release in 2017, but with no official release dates as of yet. They include: F is for Family, Black Mirror, The Crown, Bloodline, Bojack Horseman, Fuller House. It definitely looks as if Netflix will not hold anything back this year.