Netflix announce new arrivals in time for the bank holiday weekend


Seen as how we'll all be indoors this weekend for the most part, here are some great new additions to Netflix to keep you and yours entertained!


The Queen's Gambit


Based on the novel by Walter Tevis, the Netflix limited series drama The Queen's Gambit is a coming-of-age story that explores the true cost of genius.


Abandoned and entrusted to a Kentucky orphanage in the late 1950s, a young Beth Harmon discovers an astonishing talent for chess while developing an addiction to tranquilizers provided by the state as a sedative for the children.


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Haunted by her personal demons and fuelled by a cocktail of narcotics and obsession, Beth transforms into an impressively skilled and glamorous outcast while determined to conquer the traditional boundaries established in the male-dominated world of competitive chess.


The series is directed and written by two-time Academy Award nominee Scott Frank and executive produced by Frank, William Horberg, and Allan Scott, who also co-created the series.


The Queen's Gambit stars Anya Taylor-Joy, Marielle Heller, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Moses Ingram, Harry Melling, and Bill Camp.


My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman: Season 3


David Letterman returns to the host seat with My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman, combining humor, curiosity, and in-depth conversations with extraordinary people.


The four-episode third season of the Netflix talk show series will welcome another round of guests, including Kim Kardashian West, Robert Downey Jr., Dave Chappelle, and Lizzo.


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David Letterman is the host; executive producers are Lydia Tenaglia, Chris Collins, Chris Cechin-De la Rosa, and Alexandra Lowry for Zero Point Zero Production; Tom Keaney and Mary Barclay for Worldwide Pants also serving as executive producers.


Move


Discover the brilliant dancers and choreographers who are shaping the art of movement around the world in this documentary series.


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Perdida


Antonio sets himself up to be arrested so he'll be sent to Colombia's worst prison, La Brecha. He's after the man who kidnapped his daughter years ago.


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Barbarians


Three people's fates are interwoven in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in 9 A.D., during which Germanic warriors halt the spread of the Roman Empire.


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Cadaver


A family is invited into a theatre performance during an apocalypse and promised a meal and a good night as escapism for the situation.


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After their meal and during the performance they start to realise all is not what it seems and they realise they have to escape a group of cannibals who have made their choices to survive the apocalypse.


They have to decide whether to join or fight.