Let’s take a look at some of the original feature films produced by Netflix among the most anticipated titles of 2020 coming on the streaming platform.
After the success of Storia di un Matrimonio and The Irishman, Netflix is preparing to release new original features on the platform to conquer old and new users, let’s take a look at the most anticipated original films of 2020.
It is still too early to know in detail the new Netflix productions that will land on the platform during 2020, but there are some titles that will undoubtedly attract the attention of the fans. Among these, a couple of adaptations from Broadway productions are arriving on the platform, while Will Ferrell will be the protagonist of a film on the Eurovision phenomenon and there is a good deal of romantic comedies for those who want to dream.
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before 2
The awaited sequel to To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, the rom-com teen returns to show the sentimental vicissitudes of Lara Jean Covey (Lana Condor) and her fake boyfriend Peter Kavinsky (Noah Centineo), involved this time in a real relationship until a third inconvenient arrives to upset the routine.
The Christmas Chronicles 2
Another sequel from Netflix, the film sees the return of Kurt Russell as Santa Claus and his life partner Goldie Hawn, who will be Mrs. Claus.
The Princess Switch: Switched Again
The sequel to In the Shoes of a Princess will also find its way to land on the streaming platform in the year just started. Confirmed the return of Vanessa Hudgens as Duchess Margaret and her impersonator Stacy.
Adapted from the Broadway musical of the same name, The Prom tells the story of Emma, a teenager who wants to bring another girl to the school dance, but only gets resistance from the retrograde Indiana town in which she lives. Debutant Jo Ellen Pellman is joined by a supercast consisting of Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, and James Corden. The film will land on Netflix in the fall.
The Boys in the Band
Another adaptation from a Broadway play that won Tony for Best Revival in 2019, the film focusing on a group of homosexual friends sees Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Andrew Rannells and Matt Bomer in the cast.
The Last Thing He Wanted
The adaptation of Joan Didion’s political thriller in 1996 will feature an Anne Hathaway with fiery red hair and a very different look, here as a political journalist following the 1984 presidential campaign ending up taking over from her father as an arms dealer for the United States government in Central America. Together with Hathaway, Willem Dafoe, Ben Affleck, Toby Jones and Rosie Perez. The film will have its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 27th.
All the Bright Places
Another teen romance that sees Elle Fanning and Justice Smith in the shoes of a young couple who support themselves through pain and difficulty. The two meet at the top of the bell tower of the school where they both meditate on suicide, but the mutual closeness will help them overcome mental illness.
The Devil All The Time
Sebastian Stan, Robert Pattinson, Tom Holland, Bill Skarsgård and Mia Wasikowska star in the film that tells what happens in an isolated place called Knockemstiff, Ohio, struggling with a storm animated by faith, violence, and desire for revenge. Desperate in an attempt to save his dying wife, Willard Russell relies on prayer and later on sacrifice. The son Arvin then decides to go into action and turn from boy victim of bullies to a man who knows when the time has come to act. The young man interacts with a group of characters that includes a couple of serial killers, a preacher who tests his faith and a corrupt local sheriff. The story takes place over two decades.
I’m Thinking of Ending Things
Another literary adaptation from the 2016 novel by Iain Reid. Toni Collette plays a woman who feels the desire to commit suicide while traveling to meet the parents of her boyfriend Jake. Before the couple arrives at their destination, the man leaves her and leaves. The film bears the signature of the director and screenwriter Charlie Kaufman.
Will Ferrell, Rachel McAdams, Demi Lovato, and Pierce Brosnan go to compose the cast of this crazy comedy centered on the Eurovision Song Contest, a famous international music competition that has become a global phenomenon with fans all over the world.