Netflix announces Queen Charlotte, Ile Owo, others for May
Movie streaming platform, Netflix has announced exciting titles for May 2023. Now, all that’s left for you to do is sit back and enjoy all the incredible titles the streaming giant has to offer this month.
Anticipate titles such as Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, Young, Famous & African, Ile Owo and more.
Love Village, a television series featuring singles 35 and over from all backgrounds moving to a home in the country for another chance at love, kicks off the month, coming to the platform on May 2, 2023. Will they locate “the one” or will they leave them be?
On May 4, the eagerly awaited Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story makes a triumphant debut on the streaming service. In this prologue to the “Bridgerton” universe, the young Queen Charlotte’s marriage to King George of England ignites an epic love tale and changes high society.
On the same day, viewers can watch Sanctuary, where a rough, needy child becomes a sumo wrestler, winning over fans with his arrogant demeanor and disrupting a tradition-rich business.
Spirit Rangers: Season 2 will be available on the streaming giant on May 8th, so kids won’t miss out on the thrills. This season, Eddy, Summer and Kodi are back in action at Xus National Park, learning about nature on exciting adventures with new visitors — and old friends, too!
On May 10, Queen Cleopatra will be available for viewing. It is a documentary series exploring the lives of prominent and iconic African Queens. This season will feature Queen Cleopatra, the world’s most famous, powerful, and misunderstood woman – a daring queen whose beauty and romances came to overshadow her real asset: her intellect.
Viewers can view Missing: Dead or Alive? on the same day. It follows officers from a South Carolina sheriff’s department as they urgently search for individuals who’ve disappeared under troubling circumstances.
Black Knight will be available for viewing on May 12. This series set in a dystopian 2071 devastated by air pollution, will show the survival of humanity depending on the Black Knights — and they’re far from your average deliverymen.
Viewers can also watch The Mother on the 12th. It follows a deadly female assassin who comes out of hiding to protect the daughter that she gave up years before, while on the run from dangerous men.
On May 17, Faithfully Yours makes its way to the platform. In this movie, two friends using each other as alibis, sneak off to indulge in secret affairs but their elaborate web of lies unravels when one of them goes missing.
On May 18, a new love story unfolds when teen matchmaker Kitty reunites with her long-distance boyfriend at the same Seoul high school attended by her late mother, in XO, Kitty.
Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune will be available on the streaming service on the 18th, with Earth colonized by a superior alien civilization, Akira’s only chance at a better future is to enlist as an expendable Yakitori foot soldier.
The celebrity crew is back in Young, Famous & African: Season 2 and their claws are out. Join the stars as they return to Johannesburg for another season of fun, fights and drama on May 19.
Also, on May 19, Ile Owo will also be available for viewing. In this film a young woman who is unlucky in love, finally meets the perfect man, a handsome billionaire but only to learn that his family harbors some deep, dark secrets.
Wanda Sykes: I’m An Entertainer, will be coming to the service on May 23. Legendary comedian, actress and producer Wanda Sykes returns for her second hour-long Netflix comedy special. From the challenges of raising Gen Z teens to the dilemmas of being a liberal in a hyper charged political climate, Sykes, renowned for her social commentary, delivers her insightful and ferocious wit and candor audiences have come to know and love.
On May 26, viewers can watch Blood & Gold, which features a German deserter and a young woman drawn into a bloody battle with a group of Nazis hunting for hidden gold at the bitter end of WWII.
You can also watch other local titles like A Simple Lie, Here Love Lies and The Wildflower, which are currently available on the platform
In A Simple Lie, a woman’s lie to her ex spirals out of control, exposing secrets within a group of friends who are cheating on — and with — each other.
The Wildflower follows three women with different stories about men and mistreatment who feel forced to silently endure the abuse, until one decides to speak out.
Here Love Lies sees a preacher’s daughter turned single mother and travel blogger, find more than romance when she takes a chance to meet a social media suitor in NYC.
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