New Releases in 2021

Movies and TV shows have become a life raft for many during these trying times. Especially since going outside is supposed to be limited. Luckily, we have many new movies and TV shows to look forward to. The Shadow and Bone series that will soon be on Netflix is one of the many television shows coming out in 2021. Not everyone has heard of it though. Freshman Abby Mills wrote, “I have never heard of it. It is good that Netflix keeps adding new shows though!” Many other shows will also be arriving on Netflix, and everyone should keep a lookout.

By: Tatiana Newman

Everyone has been hoping that 2021 will be better than 2020. A big part of that will certainly be the upcoming movies and TV shows, perfect for quarantined individuals to binge watch. Here are the new movies and television shows that you should be anticipating this year. 

On January 7th, Mr. Mayor, starring Ted Danson and created by Tina Fey, airs on NBC. This comedy TV show is about a wealthy man who runs for mayor in LA and wins. Anyone who likes Ted Danson or Tina Fey from other shows such as 30 Rock and The Good Place should binge this TV show. 

Netflix will be airing a new television show called Firefly Lane on February 3rd. The show follows two girls and their friendship over the span of 3 decades. Fans of Virgin River or Sweet Magnolias might enjoy this television show. 

On February 5th, a musical comedy version of Cinderella is coming out. The main actors are Camilla Cabello, Nicholas Galitzine, Idina Menzel and Billy Porter. If you enjoyed the Disney version of Cinderella or Ella Enchanted, you should definitely watch this movie once it comes out. 

The crime and adventure movie, Cruella, based on the Disney film 101 Dalmatians, comes out on May 28th. It’s a live action movie following the exploits of Cruella de Vil, the villain, starring Emma Stone. If you liked 101 Dalmatians, you will likely enjoy this upcoming film. 

Shadow and Bone is another much anticipated show coming out in 2021. It will arrive on Netflix in May, and it’s based on multiple series that take place in the same universe and are written by the same author. Shadow and Bone is about a girl named Alina Starkov who is a young soldier that might have the power to save her country. Anyone who enjoys Young Adult fantasy or the books, Shadow and Bone and Six of Crows, that this TV show is based on will love it. 

These are just some of the amazing movies and television shows that are coming out in 2021. Look out for more upcoming films and TV shows this year. There are so many to look forward to.

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