Although many series productions have been halted and cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic, 2021 will launch new titles and also old praised series by the public and critics that they will be back for new seasons. The series will keep their fans busy on their sofas, binge-watch their lovely ones, during this year. Have a look at the series are upcoming in 2021:
Midnight Mass (Netflix)
“Midnight Mass” is a supernatural horror web television series created and directed by Mike Flanagan for Netflix. Flanagan, who previously directed episodes of “The Haunting of Hill House” and “Bly Manors,” as well as popular horror films such as “Doctor Sleep”(2019) and “Oculus” (2013). Set in an isolated island community, “Midnight Mass” follows the “miraculous events and frightening omens” that break out among the population after the arrival of a mysterious priest. Flanagan’s “Hill House” star Kate Siegel is appearing in the series opposite Zach Gilford, Hamish Linklater, Annabeth Gish, Michael Trucco, Samantha Sloyan, and Henry Thomas, among others. Netflix has yet to announce a release date for the series.
Inventing Anna (Netflix)
“Inventing Anna” is an American drama streaming television miniseries created and produced by Shonda Rhimes, based on the New York Magazine article “How Anna Delvey Tricked New York’s Party People” by Jessica Pressler. The series is set to premiere on Netflix. The miniseries follows a journalist who investigates the case of Anna Delvey, played by Julia Garder, who pretends to be a German wealthy heiress that become famous on Instagram, and steals the hearts (and money) of New York elite.
The Handmaid’s Tale – (Hulu)
“The Handmaid’s Tale” is an American dystopian tragedy television series created by Bruce Miller, based on the 1985 novel of the same name by Canadian author Margaret Atwood that the plot features a dystopia following a Second American Civil War wherein a totalitarian society subjects fertile women, called “Handmaids“, to child-bearing slavery..
The good news is the Hulu dystopian series will not end in its in season four, in 2021 and we will have to bear to watch June’s suffering (Elizabeth Moss) over and over for at least two more seasons. Can you handle that? Hulu announced in its latest trailer launched last year that season four of “The Handmaid’s Tale” will only be released in 2021. However, an exact date has not been announced considering the production hasn’t finished filming the the season 4 because of the pandemic issue.
Lord of the Rings (Amazon)
Amazon’s “The Lord of the Rings” series is based on author J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic fantasy novel series of the same name. Directed by Peter Jackson who has directed the famous Lord of the rings sequels, the Amazon show is expected to explore new storylines that occur before the events of the “The Fellowship of the Ring” film.
Amazon Studios’ forthcoming series brings to screens for the very first time the heroic legends of the fabled Second Age of Middle-earth’s history. This epic drama is set thousands of years before the events of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings”, and will take viewers back to an era in which great powers were forged, kingdoms rose to glory and fell to ruin, unlikely heroes were tested, hope hung by the finest of threads, and the greatest villain that ever flowed from Tolkien’s pen threatened to cover all the world in darkness. Beginning in a time of relative peace, the series follows an ensemble cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they confront the long-feared re-emergence of evil to Middle-earth. From the darkest depths of the Misty Mountains to the majestic forests of the elf-capital of Lindon, to the breathtaking island kingdom of Númenor, to the furthest reaches of the map, these kingdoms and characters will carve out legacies that live on long after they are gone.
The Witcher (Netflix)
The Witcher is an American fantasy drama web television series created by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich for Netflix. It is based on the book series of the same name by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski. The Witcher follows the story of Geralt of Rivia, played by Henry Cavill, a solitary monster hunter, who struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than monsters and beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress and a young princess with a special gift, the three must learn to navigate independently the increasingly volatile Continent.
The first season of Netflix’s book adaptation became a hit and it promises even more adventures for Geralt De Rivia.
Cowboy Bebop (Netflix)
Netflix has announced it’s working on an adaptation of one of the most popular, influential, and beloved Japanese anime series ever: Cowboy Bebop. The live-action tells the story of the ragtag crew of bounty hunters misfits: Spike Spiegel, Jet Black, Faye Valentine and Radical Ed, who chase down the galaxy’s most dangerous criminals to save the world.
Friends – The Reunion (HBO Max)
The most expected reunion of the century will be placed soon, after more than 15 years waiting for that! Friends stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer will be together in a non-scripted special episode on HBO Max TV. The premiere is scheduled for March 2021, but only in the United States.
HBO’s dark-comedy series produced and starring Bill Hader might be back in its third season in this later year when it is officially safe to begin filming. The series stopped its production aimed to protect the crew against the Covid pandemic. Barry revolves around Hader as the title character, a depressed former-Marine-turned-hitman who comes across an acting class and tries to build a new career while leaving his old criminal life behind.
The show has received critical acclaim for its first two seasons, winning two Primetime Emmy Awards, one for each Hader and Henry Winkler.
Fate: The Winx Saga (Netflix)
Fate: The Winx Saga will tell the story of five fairies who attend Alfea, a magical boarding school in the Otherworld. In addition to learning to control their powers, they must deal with the love, rivalries and monsters that threaten their lives. It set to debut on 22 January.
Justice League – (HBO Max)
Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, the Flash and the rest of the DC Comics superhero gang are coming in action as original Justice League director Zack Snyder intended. In 2017, Snyder had to leave his post as a director due to a family tragedy, and Joss Whedon was hired to finish the film. Both Snyder and superhero fans were unhappy with the result. In early 2020, WarnerMedia decided to give Snyder the chance to re-create his intended version of the film with new visual effects, music score, additional editing and new footage with the actors. The final Snyder Cut of Justice League is now a “four-part event series” set to launch on HBO Max in March 2021.