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New On Netflix: September 2019

Check out all the new original programs coming to Netflix Philippines this September

Beginning their exciting lineup for this fall, here are all the new shows, movies, and documentaries hitting Netflix this month. From the star-studded casts of highly-anticipated The Politician and Between Two Ferns to the addition of seven Pinoy films, there’s something for everyone to add to their queues!

September 6

• The Spy

Inspired by the real-life story of former Mossad agent Eli Cohen, Sacha Baron Cohen stars in this series about an undercover spy in Syria in the ’60s. 

• ÉLITE: Season 2

Following the arrival of three working-class students and the murder of a student at the elite Las Encinas high school, the Spanish teen drama follows the students once again after another student goes missing.

September 10

• Evelyn

This British documentary follows a director and his family as they walk across the United Kingdom in order to discuss and heal from their brother and son’s suicide 14 years ago.

• Terrace House: Tokyo 2019–2020

The Japanese Big Brother-esque reality series is back with a spinoff following six strangers living together in Tokyo.

September 12

• The I-Land

10 strangers fight to survive and make their way back home after waking up on a treacherous island with all their memories wiped clean—think Lost meets The Hunger Games 2Kate Bosworth, Alex Pettyfer, and Natalie Martinez are among the cast of the psychological thriller series.

September 13

• Unbelievable

When a teen girl reports that she’s been raped, no one believes her until two female detectives investigate a string of similar allegations.  Kaitlyn Dever (Booksmart), Toni Collette, and Karen Duvall star in this limited drama series based on real events.

• Marianne

In this French horror series, a novelist finds her fictional horror stories coming true, and that the demonic spirit from her books exists in real life and lures her back to her hometown.

• Top Boy

When two drug dealers return from exile to their hometown in London, they try to reclaim their throne in the lucrative drug market, but are forced to face off against a young ruthless gang leader. Drake serves as executive producer for the gritty British drama.

• Hello Privilege, It’s Me Chelsea

Comedian Chelsea Handler explores the societal effects of “white privilege” in America and how it’s benefited her own life and career in this documetary, which features interviews with several people including fellow comedians Tiffany Haddish and Kevin Hart.

• Tall Girl

Jodi has always struggled with her insecurities as the tallest girl in school, but finds her life turned upside down when a taller Swedish foreign exchange student arrives and unexpectedly launches her into a love triangle in this coming-of-age rom-com.

September 15

• Los Tigres del Norte at Folsom Prison

Filmed live exactly 50 years after Johnny Cash’s concert at the infamous California prison, Mexican Norteño group Los Tigres performs the very first Spanish rendition of “Folsom Prison Blues” at the same prison in this live album and documentary shedding light on Latino incarceration.

September 20

• Between Two Ferns: The Movie

Based on Zach Galifianakis’ famous Funny or Die sketch series, this slapstick comedy follows the interview host who becomes a viral laughing stock when he accidentally “kills” Matthew McConaughey on his public access show, which Will Ferrell then uploads to Funny or Die. In order to salvage his reputation, Zach must now go on a road trip with his oddball crew to complete a series of high-profile celebrity interviews. The largely improvised film features a long list of “celebrities you’ve heard of,” including Brie Larson, Keanu Reeves, David Letterman, Tiffany Haddish, Chance the Rapper, Chrissy TeigenPeter Dinklage, and many, many more. Definitely not a movie to be missed!

• Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates

The three-part docuseries gives us unprecedented access into the life and mind of the tech visionary behind Microsoft.

• Criminal: UKCriminal: France, Criminal: Germany, Criminal: Spain

Taking place exclusively within the confines of a police interrogation room, each franchise of the police procedural anthology features acclaimed actors from their respective countries in this “cat-and-mouse” drama” that will highlight the intense mental conflicts between the police officers and the suspects in question.

• Vagabond

In this K-drama series, when a stuntman investigates the tragic plane crash he was involved in, he discovers a national corruption scandal, and finds his life intertwined with a woman working for the National Intelligence Service as a secret ops agent.

September 26

• Explained: Season 2

The second season Vox’s celebrity-narrated docuseries is back with more deep dives into current events and social trends, from the billionaire boom to athleisure. The first episode will be an exploration of the mind, narrated by Emma Stone.

September 27

• The Politician

The first among Ryan Murphy’s several projects with Netflix, the highly-anticipated series stars Tony award-winning actor, Ben Platt, who portrays Payton, a wealthy, Harvard hopeful hell-bent on becoming president—eventually of the United States, but first, of the student body at Saint Sebastian High School. A la Reese Witherspoon in Election, Payton goes head-to-head with Astrid (Lucy Boynton) and tries to outsmart his ruthless classmates while preserving his morality and reputation while campaigning. The musical comedy will offer “a rare glimpse into just what it takes to make a politician,” with an all-star cast including Gwyneth PaltrowZoey Deutch, and Jessica Lange, with guest appearances from Bette Midler, Judith Light, Dylan McDermott, and January Jones.

• Skylines

A young hip-hop producer in Frankfurt gets his big break signing with Skyline Records, but then finds himself involved in the violent world of organized crime when the label becomes embroiled in a deadly drug business and the owner’s gangster brother returns from exile.

• In The Shadow of The Moon

Set in 1998, the genre-bending psychological thriller focuses on a Philadelphia police officer determined to track a serial killer who mysteriously resurfaces every nine years; but when the killer’s crimes defy scientific explanation, the aspiring detective finds his life, family, career, and sanity all threatened by his obsession with finding the truth.

More This September

New Seasons

 Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father: Season 3 (9/6)

• Hip-Hop Evolution: Season 3  (9/6)

 The Chef Show: Volume 2 (9/13)

• The Ranch: Part 7 (9/13)

 Fastest Car: Season 2 (9/20)

 Disenchantment: Part 2 (9/20)

• Abstract: The Art of Design: Season 2 (9/25)

 Glitch: Season 3 (9/25)

 El marginal: Season 3 (9/27)

• Locked Up (Vis a vis): Season 4 (9/27)

Stand-up Comedy Specials

• Bill Burr: Paper Tiger (9/10)

• Jeff Dunham: Beside Himself (9/24)

• Mo Gilligan: Momentum (9/30)

Netflix Family

• Archibald’s Next Big Thing (9/6)

• The Last Kids on Earth (9/17)

• Team Kaylie (9/23)

• Dragons: Rescue Riders (9/27)

Filipino Films

Die Beautiful (9/1)

This Time (9/23)

Sid & Aya: Not a Love Story (9/23)

• Camp Sawi (Camp for the Brokenhearted) (9/23)

• Diary ng Panget (Diary of an Ugly Person) (9/23)

• 100 Tula Para Kay Stella (100 Poems for Stella) (9/23)

Luck at First Sight (9/23)


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