5 new Netflix releases coming subsequent week, together with a political drama starring Keri Russell

One other weekend is right here, which implies tons of latest films, TV exhibits, and extra are about to hit Netflix and provide you with tons extra content material so as to add to your watchlist. Certainly, we’re about to get all the things from a brand new political drama starring Keri Russell from a producer of The West Wing to a 3rd season of Indian Matchmaking (one of many higher-profile titles amongst Netflix’s seemingly limitless pile of actuality sequence), plus a documentary a couple of younger couple stranded abroad throughout Covid that turns into a love story throughout lockdown, and a lot extra.

Let’s leap proper into it for our newest look-ahead snapshot of all the things coming to the streaming large over the subsequent week. (*Additionally, a reminder: Don’t overlook to look at the standalone Final Kingdom film Seven Kings Should Die, which we informed you about final week. It debuted on Netflix on Friday).

The Diplomat

Right here’s one which’s good for the Madam Secretary followers. If that’s the type of drama you take pleasure in, the approaching week’s Netflix releases embrace one only for you: The Diplomat, starring Keri Russell as an influence suit-wearing profession diplomat who’s thrust right into a strain cooker of a brand new function as a US ambassador.

Ato Essandoh as Stuart Heyford and Keri Russell as Kate Wyler in “The Diplomat.” Picture supply: Alex Bailey/Netflix

Particularly, Russell’s “Kate Wyler” is tapped to function US ambassador to the UK within the midst of a world disaster — a job that Wyler doesn’t need or assume she’s fitted to.

This 8-episode political drama coming on April 20 was created by Debora Cahn, whose earlier TV work consists of Homeland and The West Wing. The Diplomat was filmed in London, the Cotswolds, and Paris. Along with Russell, the solid consists of Rufus Sewell, Rory Kinnear, and Michael McKean.

The Diplomat is a present concerning the transcendence and torture of long-term relationships,” Cahn says concerning the present, in a promotional interview with Netflix.

“It’s a present a couple of bunch of excellent folks doing their finest to maintain their international and private partnerships intact with out killing one another. On the earth of diplomacy, you’re coping with loads of rule-bound, protocol-driven conduct, however beneath all that, these are individuals who sweat, and spill espresso on their garments, and overlook the identify of the particular person they’re speaking to. All of that’s at all times effervescent below the grandeur and majesty of working with heads of state.”

Indian Matchmaking Season 3 + extra Netflix releases

Shifting proper alongside, these of you who’re particularly followers of the truth facet of Netflix’s content material library — and, specifically, its dating-related exhibits in that style — will little doubt be completely satisfied to know {that a} third season of Indian Matchmaking is ready to debut in lower than every week.

Indian Matchmaking on Netflix
From “Indian Matchmaking” Season 3. Picture supply: Netflix

Everybody’s favourite matchmaker Sima Taparia from Mumbai is busier than ever this season. This time round, she’s discovering potential romantic companions for single millennials who hail from cities like London, New Delhi, Miami, and New York.

From Netflix’s abstract of the brand new season, which debuts on April 21: “Sima will handle extra expectations than ever earlier than from purchasers, outdated and new. Drawing from her a long time of expertise, insightful instinct, and conventional strategies, Sima strives to assist some fortunate singles discover their destinies.”

Further titles

As for what different releases are hitting Netflix over the approaching days, right here’s a few of what else the streaming large’s newest pile of latest content material consists of:

A Vacationer’s Information to Love: From Netflix’s official logline for this romantic comedy starring Rachael Leigh Prepare dinner, “After an sudden breakup, a journey govt accepts an project to go undercover and study concerning the vacationer trade in Vietnam. Alongside the best way, she finds journey and romance along with her Vietnamese expat tour information after they determine to reroute the tour bus in an effort to discover life and love off the overwhelmed path.”

Prepare dinner can also be a producer on this movie, whereas screenwriter Eirene Tran Donohue primarily based the occasions that it depicts on a breakup she skilled on the eve of her personal five-week journey to Vietnam (which is the place her mom’s household nonetheless lives). Launch date: April 21.

Physician Cha: This weekend, in the meantime, Netflix’s large library of Korean content material will get a bit of extra expansive with one more new Okay-drama added to the pile.

It’s Physician Cha, a couple of housewife who’s been out of the medical occupation for 20 years and who decides to return — as a first-year resident. Her husband, in the meantime, is a health care provider himself. He’s nice at his job and appears to have all of it. Nevertheless, he’s additionally dishonest on his spouse.

The present is a part of some three dozen Korean films and TV exhibits hitting the streamer this 12 months, a wave of content material that’s already included well-received titles like final week’s action-packed Kill Boksoon. As for Physician Cha, episodes will arrive in pairs on a weekly foundation, beginning this weekend. Launch date: April 15.

Longest Third Date: On this documentary, Khani Le and Matt Robertson meet one another and determine to do one thing a bit of wild and spontaneous for his or her third date: Make a journey to Costa Rica. Once you’re younger and exquisite and perhaps in love, why not?

What they didn’t rely on, what they couldn’t have recognized prematurely, was that destiny was about so as to add a large complication to their plan (because the title suggests).

Longest Third Date on Netflix
Matt Robertson and Khani Le in “Longest Third Date.” Picture supply: Netflix

They arrived in March of 2020, not realizing … effectively, that they might be staying some time, due to COVID-related lockdowns that made it unimaginable to depart for an prolonged time period. “The documentary particulars the true story of two strangers’ journey to like throughout unprecedented occasions — a multi-month date that places their compatibility to the final word check,” Netflix explains about this launch.

“Edited and produced from the intensive footage aspiring vlogger Matt captured throughout their expertise, the movie captures all the things from the shock of each realizing they’d be stranded in Costa Rica, to quarantine cooking, to impromptu dance events and having to elucidate their circumstances with household and family members again dwelling.”

It’s a love story that unfolds throughout lockdown, however you’ll have to look at till the top to see if Khani and Matt keep collectively. Launch date: April 18.