New to Netflix in May 2021 as well as Prime and Disney + highlights

Not sure what to watch or stream on Netflix in May 2021? Do not worry!

May is here and luckily a ton of brand new content from all of your streaming favorites – and it’s not just Netflix that you need to keep an eye on

From new dramas to feel-good family movies to fantastic comedies, these streaming services have you covered.

Here we round up some of the best deals released over the coming month.

So check out what Now TV, Netflix and more have to offer this month …

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Now TV is offering several new dramas this month. Here are just a few …

Bloods: Season 1 (May 5)

Jane Horrocks and Samson Kayo star in this brand new six-part comedy series on Sky One.

They appear as paramedics in south London who form an unlikely but inevitably comical friendship.

Dominatrix: Season 1 (May 14th)

The historic drama Domina will be available for streaming in May 2021 (Credit: Sky)

The power politics of ancient Rome is explored through the eyes of Livia Drusilla. Livia is a Sky Original and goes from a naive girl to one of the most powerful empresses in history.

The Nevers: Part 1 (May 17th)

The Nevers is an American science fiction drama from the Victorian era. The show with Laura Donnelly and Ann Skelley is about “touched” women with special abilities. They are seen as a threat by the powers that be and are in a race against time to accomplish their mission.


Some old favorites are returning this month, as are some brilliant new films. We believe here are some things to watch out for this May on Netflix:

Master of Nothing: Series Three (May 23)

Aziz Ansari’s hit comedy series is finally back in its third series. But this time, Aziz won’t star.

Instead, the latest episode will feature Lena Waithe and Naomi Ackie facing a poignant, but sometimes laughing, funny up and down as they play a married couple.

Army of the Dead (May 21)

Army of the Dead is a Netflix exclusive with Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell and Omari Hardwick. A zombie heist action film – a must for Walking Dead fans!

Papa’s Army (May 16)

The 2016 film adaptation of the classic British comedy series Dad’s Army is finally going to Netflix. Catherine Zeta-Jones, Toby Jones, Bill Nighy and Blake Harrison star in this feel-good film.

Who Killed Sara? (May 19)

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Netflix thriller Who Killed Sara? will be available for streaming in May 2021 (Credit: Netflix)

Spanish thriller series Who Killed Sara? returns for his second series. Last series viewers stayed on the edge of their seats as Alex tried to find out who killed his sister Sara in her disturbing parasailing death – and why.

Disney +

Disney + may be one of the newer streaming services, but there have been some absolute corkers already. Check out what’s coming out in May …

Star Wars: The Bad Batch (May 4th)

Star Wars: The Bad Batch is another addition to Disney +’s Star Wars-themed offerings. This new animated series follows a group of clones exploring a changing galaxy after the Clone War.

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The Bad Batch is essential for Star Wars fans (Image credit: Disney)

Inside Pixar: Unboxed (May 21)

Insider Pixar: Unpacked is an upcoming documentary series that aims to reveal some of Pixar Animation Studios’ biggest secrets.

The people, art, and origins of some of Pixar’s greatest hits are thoroughly researched.

Cruella (May 28)

Cruella with Emma Stone will be available as a pay-per-view film on Disney +. In fact, it will be available through Premier Access. The film follows the evil exploits of Cruella de Vil as first featured in 101 Dalmations.

What can I stream on Amazon Prime in May 2021?

In addition to being useful for free shipping, Amazon Prime certainly has a lot of high-budget original series and movies.

Here is some of their top content coming in May 2021 …

The subway (May 14th)

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This series re-introduces the historic subway (Image credit: Amazon Prime)

The Underground Railroad is an upcoming American historical fiction drama that reinterprets the movement of the same name.

Historically, the underground was a network of abolitionists during the Civil War. These volunteers provided safe shelters, sheltered paths, and guidance for runaway slaves. However, this new series will be set in an alternate timeline in which the railroad is an actual train with ladders, tracks and tunnels.

Solos (May 25th)

Solos is a new seven-part anthology with an enviable cast of Anne Hathaway, Helen Mirren and Morgan Freeman. The show says it will think about what it means to be human and how we are all ultimately connected by a great force than ourselves.

Panic (May 28th)

Panic is a teen drama series in which graduating teenagers compete against each other to get out of their boring community. 47 high school graduates face various tasks in order to escape their humble city. But things soon take a dark turn and you are faced with some unpleasant truths and results.

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