Staying indoors this weekend ? Thinking of interesting and captivating series to get you glued to your screen over the weekend? Kindly read the synopsis of the following top 5 picked series: renew your router and kick into the weekend!
1. LUPIN: The most watched piece of original programming in the first quarter of 2021. The series was “Inspired by the adventures of Arsène Lupin. Gentleman thief, Assane Diop, sets out to avenge his father for an injustice inflicted by a wealthy family.”
Lupin is a French action and adventure mystery series created by George Kay. The series follows the exploits of Assane Diop, a gentleman thief, who styles himself as a modern-day Arsène Lupin.
The series made its debut on the service Friday, January 8, 2021, and quickly became the first French series to land on the streamer’s U.S. Top 10 list. The first part of the series sets a global benchmark for a French show on the Netflix service, having reached 76 million households worldwide during its first 28 days.
The second part of the series was released on Friday, June 11, 2021.The show has been renewed for a third part.
▪ Cast: Omar Sy as Assane Diop
▪ Ludivine Sagnier as Claire
▪ Etan Simon as Raoul
▪ Clotilde Hesme as Juliette Pellegrini
▪ Nicole Garcia as Madame Anne Pellegrini
▪ Hervé Pierre as Hubert Pellegrini
▪ Soufiane Guerrab as Youssef Guedira
▪ Antoine Gouy as Benjamin Ferel
▪ Fargass Assandé as Babakar
▪ Vincent Londez as Captain Romain Laugier
▪ Shirine Boutella as Lt. Sofia Belkacem
▪ Vincent Garanger as Gabriel Dumont
Episodes: part 1&2
2. ELITE: This suspenseful series, ‘Elite’ presents three young people, who have received a scholarship to study in Las Encinas, the most prestigious institute in Spain, after the collapse suffered by the public center in which they studied. However, their arrival in Las Encinas will not be easy, and the students, belonging to the upper class, will not welcome the arrival of Samuel, Nadia and Christian, who will turn upside down, without them wanting it, the life of their schoolmates.
Las Encinas is the most exclusive school in the country- where the elite sends their children to study. In there, three working-class teens have just been admitted after an earthquake destroyed their school. The clash between those who have everything and those who have nothing to lose creates a perfect storm that ends in a murder. Who committed the crime?
The first season was released in 2018 & season 4 2021
Genre: Spanish, Thrillers & Drama
The show is emotional and romantic.
Cast: Mina El Hammani, Miguel Bernardeau , Omar Ayuso,
3. SWEET TOOTH: “On a perilous adventure across a post-apocalyptic world, a lovable boy who’s half-human and half-deer searches for a new beginning with a gruff protector.” The first season was released on June 4, 2021.
Ten years ago “The Great Crumble” wreaked havoc on the world and led to the mysterious emergence of hybrids — babies born part human, part animal. Unsure if hybrids are the cause or result of the virus, many humans fear and hunt them. After a decade of living safely in his secluded forest home, a sheltered hybrid deer-boy named Gus (Christian Convery) unexpectedly befriends a wandering loner named Jepperd (Nonso Anozie). Together they set out on an extraordinary adventure across what’s left of America in search of answers— about Gus’ origins, Jepperd’s past, and the true meaning of home. But their story is full of unexpected allies and enemies, and Gus quickly learns the lush, dangerous world outside the forest is more complex than he ever could have imagined.
▪ Christian Convery as Gus
▪ Nonso Anozie as Jepperd
▪ Stefania LaVie Owen as Bear
▪ Aliza Vellani as Rani Singh
▪ Adeel Akhtar as Aditya Singh
▪ Will Forte as Richard Fox
▪ Dania Ramirez as Aimee
▪ Neil Sandilands as Steven Abbot
▪ James Brolin
TV Action & Adventure
We are all anticipating season two.
4. STARTUP: In this dark and suspenseful series, a desperate banker needs to conceal stolen money. A Haitian-American gang lord wants to go legit. A Cuban-American hacker has an idea that will revolutionise the very future of money itself. Forced to work together, they unwittingly create their version of the American dream – organised crime 2.0.
Creator: Ben ketai
5. WHO KILLED SARA: Who Killed Sara? (Spanish: ¿Quién mató a Sara?) is an ominous Mexican crime-drama soap series created by José Ignacio Valenzuela. The first season was released on March 24, 2021. The series follows Alejandro Guzmán returns after 18 years in prison to the life of the Lazcano family, revealing their darkest secrets and seeking to avenge the murder of his sister.
In April 2021,Netflix announced that the series has become Netflix’s most popular non-English language title ever with an estimated 55M subscribers tuning in since its launch last month.
“Hell-bent on exacting revenge and proving he was framed for his sister’s murder, Álex sets out to unearth much more than the crime’s real culprit.”
▪ Manolo Cardona as Álex Guzmán
▪ Leo Deluglio as Young Alex
▪ Ginés García Millán as César Lazcano
▪ Carolina Miranda as Elisa Lazcano
▪ Alejandro Nones as Rodolfo Lazcano
▪ Andrés Baida as Young Rodolfo
▪ Claudia Ramírez as Mariana Lazcano
▪ Eugenio Siller as José María “Chema” Lazcano
▪ Polo Morín as Young José María
▪ Juan Carlos Remolina as Sergio Hernández
▪ Ximena Lamadrid as Sara Guzmán
▪ Luis Roberto Guzmán as Lorenzo Rossi
▪ Héctor Jiménez as Elroy
▪ Marco Zapata as Young Elroy
▪ Ana Lucía Domínguez as Sofia
▪ Iñaki Godoy as Bruno
▪ Fátima Molina as Clara
▪ Matías Novoa
▪ Daniel Giménez Cacho
▪ Antonio de la Vega
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller & Spanish
Inviting a few friends over and sipping exquisite wine while you enjoy the series won’t be a bad idea. #Wink