This is an exciting year for the entertainment world. Fans and followers have been anticipating the release of tons of movies and shows. Regardless of taste in genre, there is bound to a thrilling television series releasing for everyone. Let’s take a look at the Top 5 must watch series releasing or released this year:
The Umbrella Academy
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The story begins as 43 women deliver babies on the same day despite having any symptoms of pregnancy. Luther, Diego, Allison, Klaus, Number Five, Ben, and Vanya are 7 of those children who were adopted billionaire Sir Reginald Hargreeves. Sir Reginald grooms them into superheroes. The children grow up and apart only to reunite at their father’s funeral. Upon suspicion, the siblings decide to solve their father murders while preventing an apocalypse.
The story is based on the comics ‘The Umbrella Academy’ written by the famous My Chemical Romance band vocalist Gerard Way. The target audience is young adults so even though it may seem cool and fun, parental guidance is advised for younger children. You can watch the complete first season of 10 episodes on Netflix.
Killing Eve is a drama thriller geared towards adults though the show is rated at ages 14+ Sandra Oh plays the dynamic character Eve who is a disillusioned MI5 security officer. Her nemesis, Villanelle is an equally talented killer who enjoys her job and loved getting away with murder. The show focuses on both women’s obsession with each other amid a load of laughs, twist, and interesting plot turns. Season 2 is set to be even more entertaining than the first and is one you surely won’t want to miss.
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Stranger Things Season 3
Set in the fictional town in Hawkins, Indiana in 1980 a young boy disappears as a result of a supernatural occurrence, a girl named 11 with psychokinetic abilities helps the town find the missing boy. After a series of unsettling supernatural events, the main character tries to return to some form of normalcy despite the consequences of their adventures. If you haven’t seen Seasons One or Two yet there is still a little time to binge. Season 3 is set to premiere on July 4, 2019.
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Natasha Lyonne plays Nadia in this Netflix original comedy slash drama series. Nadia is celebrating her birthday in New York. Nadia’s night seems to be trapped in a constant loop as she relives the events of her day and dies by nightly only to wake up the next morning unharmed. Season One of Russian Doll released on February 1, 2019, and is the perfect light-hearted comedy to watch with a glass of wine at the end of a long workday.
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Game of Thrones (Yes, we know season 8 was…)
This super-hit HBO series is based on the book series A Song of Ice and Fire written by George R. R. Martin. Watch as seven noble families fight with magic and dragons to conquer the fantasy world of Westeros where seasons last for years. This show is full of bloodshed, betrayal, and suspense. You’ve probably heard some popular phrases like “Valar Morghulis” or “Winter is coming”.Since its release in 2011 Game of Thrones has aired 7 exhilarating seasons and finally after two very long years winter is finally here. Season 8 is set to premiere on Sunday, April 14, 2019, on HBO. Warning: Due to high nudity and gore view discretion is advised, and definitely unsuitable for children.
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