Another graphic novel receives the series treatment in streaming giant Netflix’s new series Jupiter’s Legacy. Mark Millar and Frank Quietly created the epic superhero drama that follows six ordinary people who receive extraordinary powers.
Music video director Anthony Mandler makes an impressive feature directorial debut in Monster from Netflix. An adaptation of Walter Dean Meyers 1999 young adult novel tells the story of Steve Harmon (Kelvin Harrison, Jr.), a seventeen-year-old honor student whose world comes crashing down around him when he is charged with felony murder.
Hip Hop heads and documentary fanatics are in for a treat with Netflix’s Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell from director Emmet Malloy. Following the rapper’s landmark induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and ahead of what would have been his 50th birthday, fans get a fresh look at Biggie Smalls’ legacy.
A week before audiences watch the Chiefs and Buccaneers face off in Super Bowl 55, Netflix gives football fans a documentary to hold them over with We Are: The Brooklyn Saints. Emmy-award winning filmmaker Rudy Valdez directs the four-part documentary series following a youth football program in the heart of inner-city East NY, Brooklyn.