Netflix has just released its Summer 2021 trailer. And the trailer shows us some of the most anticipated Netflix projects for the year. From Zack Snyder’s Army Of The Dead to Liam Neeson’s The Ice Road, we have a lot to look forward to this summer. The Netflix Summer 2021 slate has something to offer for fans of every genre.
The streaming giant has been churning out more and more projects. The pandemic has forced everyone indoors and Netflix is one of the few that has reaped huge benefits. A humongous surge in subscriptions have made Netflix come up with a slew of new shows and movies. they intent to keep the ball rolling for this year too. The Summer 2021 trailer does not disappoint at all.
Many of the projects in the trailer were actually supposed to be released way earlier. But due to the pandemic, they got postponed. It is quite satisfying to see Netflix managing to pull through for the sake of our entertainment. Here is the full list of shows and movies.
Monster – May 7
Monster is a complex legal drama that is supposed to reflect on today’s flawed criminal justice system. With cases of hate crimes and institutionalized racism on the rise, Monster posits questions not many people have the courage to ask these days. Steve Harmon is a talented 17 year old. He is a student in a prestigious film school. After he is wrongfully charged with felony murder, Harmon must now fight for his innocence or risk spending the rest of his life in prison.
The Woman In The Window – May 14th
Dr. Anna Fox suffers from a severe case of Agoraphobia. The woman spies on her neighbors – the Russell family, from her window. She is basically a peeping Mary caught in the wrong place at the wrong time. Fox witnesses something she shouldn’t while keeping tabs on the Russells and all hell breaks loose. It is a psychological thriller.
Army Of The Dead – May 21
Zack Snyder returns after his success with Zack Snyder’s Justice League. Now having Dave Bautista in the lead role, he intends to take on the zombie genre. A group of mercenaries are hired to steal money from an abandoned casino in the middle of a city that has been walled off due to a zombie outbreak.
Blue Miracle – May 27
Blue Miracle is a very inspiring story based on actual events in the real world. The movie is based on Casa Hogar. Casa Hogar is a Mexican orphanage that almost went bankrupt. To save their home, the boys of Casa Hogar joined forces with a washed up fisherman to win the world’s biggest fishing tournament.
Awake – June 9
A global catastrophe ends up destroying all electronics in the world, sending it back to the stone age. What is even more perplexing is the fact that the catastrophe somehow also took away the people’s ability to sleep. A sleep deprived world is slowly and gradually about to meet its doom. But it looks like a former veteran may have the cure in the form of her daughter.
Wish Dragon – June 11
This American-Chinese venture is a modern day retelling of the classic genie in a bottle story. A boy encounters a dragon that grants wishes. But there is more to it than what meets the eye.
Fatherhood – June 18
This American drama movie features Kevin hart in the lead role. It tells the story of a single dad who raises his daughter after his wife dies a day after giving birth. Despite Hart being in the movie, it is not being marketed as a movie of the comedy genre.
Good On Paper – June 18
This Netflix Original is about a stand up comedian who meets who appears to be the ideal man. He ticks all the boxes as a good match. But is the person as good in real life as he appears to be? This Netflix movie gives us the answer.
The Ice Road – June 25
A diamond mine in Canada collapses, trapping many people inside. But rescuing them is treacherous since the weather has gotten too bad. A lone ice road trucker decides to lead a rescue mission to save the miners. He journeys across a frozen ocean all the while racing against time to save them from other mysterious forces at play.
America: The Motion Picture – June 30
Equipped with an ensemble cast, America: the Motion Picture will give us a comic and parodic take on the American Revolution. Channing Tatum voices George Washington who must fight King James, voiced by Simon Pegg, and beat the British colonists.
Resort To Love – July 29
Erica is an aspiring singer who lands a dream job at an island resort in Mauritius. Unbeknownst to her, Erica’s ex-fiancé Jason is set to marry in the same resort. Erica must fight her feelings and keep it professional. But she is slowly starting to fall for Jason once again. Jason’s bride to be and his brother will do whatever it takes to keep them apart.
Trollhunters: Rise Of The Titans – July
Set in the same world created by Guillermo del Toro, the movie sees the heroes of the Trollhunters franchise fight monsters in the city of Arcade, a city where all magical and mystical lines of the universe converge. Netflix Summer 2021 has big things in store for fans of the Trollhunters franchise.
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The Last letter From Your Love – July
It is the ‘Feel Good’ season for Netflix. The Last letter From Your Love is a sweet tale of romance. The past and present converge in this tale of a journalist trying to piece back a love story. To do so, the protagonist (Felicity Jones) must use the only thing at her disposal – love letters she forgot to read.
Sweet Girl – August 20
Not much is known about the plot for Sweet Girl. Considering it is an action thriller starring none other than Jason Momoa, we have big expectations for it. All we know is that it is a revenge tale where Momoa exacts revenge on the people who killed his wife.
He’s All That – August 27
Based off of the 1999 movie She’s All That, he’s all That has the roles reversed. A teenage high school girl decides to give a guy the ultimate high school makeover.
Beckett – August
The only other genre the Netflix Summer 2021 trailer is focusing on other than Rom-coms happens to be the action genre. Beckett is yet another action thriller movie releasing after Sweet Girl on the same month. A couple out on vacation fall prey to a violent conspiracy and now must do anything it takes to survive.
The Kissing Booth 3 – August
Based on the book series of the same name, The Kissing Booth 3 is a sequel to The Kissing Booth and The Kissing Booth 2. It is a teen romantic comedy movie.
Fear Street Trilogy- TBA
It is the year 1994. A group of teenagers discover something heinous and horrific. They realize that the terrible events that occurred in their hometown are not random. They are all connected and they might be the next target. Netflix intends to release each movie on a per month basis.