Netflix Unveils Lineup of Original Films for 2020

Netflix just gave a taste of what’s to come this year with their original films, via their Twitter account. Below is a compilation of all those films. There are both Netflix-produced movies and movies that were acquired by Netflix for distribution exclusively on the streamer.


“From director Gina Prince-Bythewood, Charlize Theron and Kiki Layne lead a covert group of immortal mercenaries who must fight to keep their team together when they discover the existence of a new immortal and their extraordinary abilities are exposed.”

Premiere Date: 2020.

Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood.

Writer: Greg Rucka.

Starring: Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Marwan Kenzari, Matthias Schoenaerts, Chiwetel Ejiofor.


“A raw and emotionally revealing look at Taylor Swift; following one of the most iconic artists of our time as she learns to embrace her role not only as a songwriter and performer, but as a woman harnessing the full power of her voice.”

Premiere Date: 2020.

Director: Lana Wilson.

Writer: Lana Wilson.

Starring: Taylor Swift.


“The story centers around the writing of Citizen Kane.”

Premiere Date: 2020.

Director: David Fincher.

Writer: Jack Fincher.

Starring: Gary Oldman, Tom Burke, Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collins, Tuppence Middleton, Arliss Howard, Charles Dance.


“Elijah must balance his dream of becoming a master sommelier with his father’s expectations that he carries on the family’s Memphis BBQ joint.”

Premiere Date: March 2020.

Director: Prentice Penny.

Writer: Prentice Penny.

Starring: Niecy Nash, Courtney B. Vance, Mamoudou Athie.


“An adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s novel (adapted by Hitchcock in 1940) follows a newly-married young woman who finds herself battling the shadow of her husband’s dead first wife, the mysterious Rebecca.”

Premiere Date: 2020.

Director: Ben Wheatley.

Writer: Jane Goldman.

Starring: Lily James, Armie Hammer, Kristin Scott Thomas.


“A modern exploration of the American Dream about three generations of an Appalachian family.”

Premiere Date: 2020.

Director: Ron Howard.

Writer: Vanessa Taylor.

Starring: Amy Adams, Glenn Close, Freida Pinto, Haley Bennett.


“The latest Spike Lee joint follows four African American vets who return to Vietnam, searching for the remains of their fallen squad leader and the promise of buried treasure.”

Premiere Date: 2020.

Director: Spike Lee.

Writers: Danny Bilson, Paul De Meo, Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott.

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Jonathan Majors, Clarke Peters, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Norm Lewis, Delroy Lindo, Mélanie Thierry, Paul Walter Hauser, Jean Reno, Giancarlo Esposito.


“This adaptation of the play follows a group of gay friends who reunite to celebrate one of their birthdays. When the host’s potentially closeted college roommate shows up uninvited, the evening is thrown into turmoil.”

Premiere Date: 2020.

Director: Joe Mantello.

Writer: Mart Crowley.

Starring: Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer, Andrew Rannells.


“Lara Jean and Peter have just taken their romance from pretend to officially real in the when another recipient of one of her love letters enters the picture.”

Premiere Date: February 12th.

Director: Michael Fimognari.

Writers: Sofia Alvarez, J. Mills Goodloe.

Starring: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Jordan Fisher, Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart, Trezzo Mahoro, Madeleine Arthur, Emilija Baranac, Kelcey Mawema, Ross Butler, Holland Taylor, Sarayu Blue, John Corbett.


“When aspiring musicians Lars and Sigrit are given the opportunity of a lifetime to represent their country at the world’s biggest song competition, they finally have a chance to prove that any dream is a dream worth fighting for.”

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Premiere Date: 2020.

Director: David Dobkin.

Writers: Will Ferrell, Andrew Steele.

Starring: Will Ferrell, Rachel McAdams, Pierce Brosnan, Dan Stevens, Demi Lovato.


“A road trip becomes a twisted mix of palpable tension, psychological frailty, and sheer terror.”

Premiere Date: 2020.

Director: Charlie Kaufman.

Writer: Charlie Kaufman.

Starring: Jesse Plemons, Jessie Buckley, Toni Collette, David Thewlis.


“Based on the novel by Jennifer Niven, Brett Haley’s adaptation tells the story of Violet Markey and Theodore Finch who meet and change each other’s lives forever.”

Premiere Date: February 28th.

Director: Brett Haley.

Writers: Jennifer Niven, Liz Hannah.

Starring: Elle Fanning, Justice Smith, Alexandra Shipp, Keegan-Michael Key, Luke Wilson.


“In this Joan Didion adaptation, a veteran D.C. journalist loses the thread of her own story when a guilt-propelled errand for her father thrusts her from byline to unwitting subject in the very story she’s trying to break.”

Premiere Date: February 2020.

Director: Dee Rees.

Writers: Dee Rees, Marco Villalobos.

Starring; Anne Hathaway, Willem Dafoe, Ben Affleck, Toby Jones, Rosie Perez.


“In this thriller, Grace, a disheartened woman restored by a new romance, discovers her relationship is full of secrets, and her vulnerable side quickly turns violent.”

Premiere Date: January 17th.

Director: Tyler Perry.

Writer: Tyler Perry.

Starring: Crystal Fox, Phylicia Rashad, Bresha Webb, Cicely Tyson, Tyler Perry.


“This film tells the story of a Taiwanese factory worker who leaves his homeland to seek opportunity in America, where he struggles to find connection while balancing family & newfound responsibilities.”

Premiere Date: March 2020.

Director: Alan Yang.

Writer: Alan Yang.

Starring: John Cho, Tzi Ma, Joan Chen.


“Convinced they’d be better off raising themselves, the Willoughby children hatch a sneaky plan to send their selfish parents on vacation. The siblings then embark on their own high-flying adventure to find the true meaning of family.”

Premiere Date: April 2020.

Directors: Kris Pearn.

Writer: Kris Pearn.

Starring: Ricky Gervais, Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews, Will Forte, Martin Short, Alessia Cara, Jane Krakowski.


“Elle & Noah just had the most romantic summer ever, but as he heads off to Harvard Elle juggles a long-distance relationship, college applications with her BFF Leeb & friendship with new classmate Marco.”

Premiere Date: 2020.

Director: Vince Marcello.

Writers: Vince Marcello, Jay Arnold.

Starring: Joey King, Joel Courtney. Jacob Elordi, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Taylor Perez, Molly Ringwald.


“Shy, straight-A student Ellie is hired by sweet but inarticulate jock Paul who needs help wooing the most popular girl in school. But their new & unlikely friendship gets tricky when Ellie discovers she has feelings for the same girl.”

Premiere Date: 2020.

Director: Alice Wu.

Writer: Alice Wu.

Starring: Leah Lewis, Alexxis Lemire, Daniel Diemer, Becky Ann Baker, Catherine Curtin, Wolfgang Novogratz, Enrique Murciano, Collin Chou.


“In this inventive portrait, director Kirsten Johnson seeks a way to keep her 86-year-old father alive forever by staging fantasies of death and beyond. Together, dad and daughter confront the great inevitability awaiting us all.”

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Premiere Date: 2020.

Director: Kirsten Johnson.

Writer: Kirsten Johnson.

Starring: N/A.


“In a future dystopia, prisoners housed in vertically stacked cells watch hungrily as food descends from above — feeding the upper tiers, but leaving those below ravenous and radicalized.”

Premiere Date: 2020.

Director: Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia.

Writers: David Desola, Pedro Rivero.

Starring: Iván Massagué, Antonia San Juan, Zorion Eguileor, Emilio Buale Coka, Alexandra Masangkay.


“Down the road from Woodstock in the 70s, a revolution blossomed at a ramshackle summer camp for teens with disabilities, transforming their lives & igniting a movement.”

Premiere Date: January 2020.

Directors: James Lebrecht, Nicole Newnham.

Writers: James Lebrecht, Nicole Newnham.

Starring: N/A.


“An ex-cop, Spenser, who moves in with Hawk, an aspiring MMA fighter with his own rap sheet. Between gym rounds, the duo’s taunts turn to trust, and they team up to solve a double homicide.”

Premiere Date: March 6th.

Director: Peter Berg.

Writer: Sean O’Keefe.

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Winston Duke, Alan Arkin, Iliza Shlesinger, Bokeem Woodbine, Marc Maron, Post Malone.


“A sweeping drama set in the chaotic aftermath of the US invasion of Iraq, the life of top UN diplomat Sergio Vieira de Mello hangs in the balance during the most treacherous mission of his career.”

Premiere Date: April 2020.

Director: Greg Barker.

Writer: Craig Borten.

Starring: Wagner Moura, Ana de Armas, Garret Dillahunt, Brían F. O’Byrne, Will Dalton, Clemens Schick, Bradley Whitford.


“A musical adventure about a girl who builds a rocket ship to travel to the moon in order to prove to her father that a legendary Moon Goddess really exists.”

Premiere Date: 2020.

Director: Glen Keane.

Writer: Audrey Wells.

Starring: N/A.


“A Detroit cop reluctantly teams with his girlfriend’s 11-year-old son to clear his name and take down the city’s most ruthless criminal.”

Premiere Date: 2020.

Director: Michael Dowse.

Writer: Shane McCarthy.

Starring: Ed Helms, Taraji P. Henson, Betty Gilpin, King Bach, David Alan Grier.


“Story of a lesbian teenager who’s banned from attending the big dance with her girlfriend. The injustice prompts a cast of Broadway eccentrics to descend on the small Indiana town to fight back.”

Premiere Date: Fall 2020.

Director: Ryan Murphy.

Writers: Chad Beguelin, Bob Martin.

Starring: Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman, Andrew Rannells, Awkwafina, Keegan-Michael Key.


“Tyler Rake is a fearless black market mercenary with nothing left to lose when his skills are solicited to rescue the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord. Action-packed, edge-of-your-seat thriller.”

Premiere Date: 2020. (Likely Early 2020).

Director: Sam Hargrave.

Writer: Joe Russo.

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, David Harbour, Derek Luke.


“Inspired by true events. Police inaction drives Mari Gilbert to investigate the disappearance of her daughter. Mari’s search of the gated community where Shannan was last seen brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers.”

Premiere Date: March 2020.

Director: Liz Garbus.

Writer: Michael Werwie.

Starring: Amy Ryan, Thomasin McKenzie, Oona Laurence. Lola Kirke, Gabriel Byrne.


“A holiday musical tale of an embattled toymaker, his precocious granddaughter, and a magical invention.”

Premiere Date: 2020.

Director: David E. Talbert.

Writer: David E. Talbert.

Starring: Forest Whitaker, Madalen Mills, Keegan-Michael Key, Anika Noni Rose, Phylicia Rashad, Hugh Bonneville.

Source: Twitter

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