Happy Friday! Welcome to your weekend roundup of all the new releases, plus the hottest movies and TV shows in the top 10 in the US.
Did you miss our roundup of all the new releases added between Monday and Wednesday? Find our rundown of the 11 new movies and series added here.
Article continues below…
Three new releases are planned for the weekend, including a new season of Catch! Teen and two Sony movies.
Best new movies and series on Netflix for May 19, 2023
XO, kitty (Season 1)
Gender: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Cast: Anna Cathcart, Minyoung Choi, Gia Kim, Sang Heon Lee, Anthony Keyvan, Peter Thurnwald
Writer: jenny han
Execution time: 26 minutes
The great new series that you should see for the weekend is XO, kitty, the 10-episode spin-off series of the to all the boys film franchise
You will be following Kitty, the teenage matchmaker who meets her long-distance boyfriend in South Korea.
The series has garnered good reviews since its debut yesterday with decision maker saying that there are «enough layers» beyond the synopsis to get you hooked. Also, the series has more to come, so watch this space.
Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Kingdom (2023)
Gender: Action, Adventure, Family, Comedy
Director: William Canet
Cast: Guillaume Canet, Gilles Lellouche, Vincent Cassel, Jonathan Cohen, Marion Cotillard, Julie Chen
Execution time: 111 minutes / 1h 51m
On the new movies front, Netflix today received the new French children’s and family film set in the world of the popular Asterix comic strip.
Having recently received a theatrical debut in France, it is now coming exclusively to Netflix in select territories. Follow Gallic friends Asterix and Obelix as they travel to China to help Princess Sa See save the Empress and her land from a nefarious prince.
While most reviews weren’t particularly hot, The Indian Times perhaps he made the most of it, concluding: “The film is fueled by exciting moments, high production value, and a fresh story, but it looks better independently from the iconic comic book series. It’s family entertainment for those who don’t mind a slow clock…”
sunset sale (Season 6)
Gender: reality tv
Cast: Mary Fitzgerald Chrisshell Stause Christine Quinn
Execution time: 33 minutes
On the unscripted side, Netflix got another season of its Selling Sunset reality series today with 11 new episodes.
According to Netflix, here’s what you can expect from the new season:
“New agents mean new drama. The Oppenheim Group real estate agents return with chic listings for penthouses, personality clashes, and pregnancies, and they throw enough shade to cover every cabin in Los Angeles.”
Complete list of new releases on Netflix for May 18-19, 2023
Please note: these are the US listings only; other regions will vary.
8 new movies added
- Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Kingdom (2023–) Netflix Original – TV-PG – French – Gallic heroes and eternal friends Asterix and Obelix travel to China to help Princess Sa See save the Empress and her land from a nefarious prince.
- Ayalvaashi (2023) – TV-PG – Malayalam – Comedic mayhem abounds when a simple misunderstanding turns two neighbors from friends to enemies.
- Bayi Ajaib (2023) – TV-MA – Indonesian – The comfortable life of a wealthy newlywed man threatens to collapse when his young son is possessed by an evil spirit with a spite.
- Owo Island (2022) – TV-14 – English – Out of luck in love, a young nurse finally meets the perfect man, a handsome billionaire, only to discover that his family holds some deep, dark secrets.
- Kathal – A Jackfruit Mystery (2023) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Hindi – When two prized jackfruits go missing from a politician’s garden, a feisty cop’s investigation takes an unexpected turn as he searches for the truth.
- LEGO Friends The Next Chapter – New Beginnings (2023) – TV-Y – English – While trying to survive the chaos of the first day of school, new friends meet while baking for the Homecoming to School Festival.
- Spirited (2022) – TV-14 – Indonesian – A young musician reluctantly accepts his destiny as guardian of the world of humans and spirits to fight against the forces of evil.
- The Lulu Club (2022) – TV-MA – Spanish – Racing against time, a Chilean father and his friends embark on a bumpy adventure across the Andes to gain custody of a daughter he never knew.
6 new TV series added
- Kitti Katz (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-Y7 – English – Three teenagers transform into ferocious feline superheroines to save the world from an evil Egyptian goddess and still have time for soccer practice.
- Silenced (Limited Series) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Spanish – Sergio has not spoken since he murdered his parents six years ago. Now, a psychiatrist aims to find out what happened through a twisted investigation.
- Selling Sunset (Season 6) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – The elite agents of The Oppenheim Group sell luxury living to wealthy buyers in Los Angeles. Relationships are everything, and that often means high drama.
- XO, Kitty (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-14 – English – A new love story unfolds as teenage matchmaker Kitty reunites with her long-distance boyfriend at the same boarding school her late mother attended.
- Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune (Season 1) Netflix Original – TV-MA – Japanese – With Earth colonized by a superior alien civilization, Akira’s only chance for a better future is to enlist as Yakitori’s expendable foot soldier.
- Young, Famous and African (Season 2) Netflix Original – TV-MA – English – This reality series follows a group of rich and famous stars as they work, play, flirt and fight in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The 10 best movies and series on Netflix for May 19, 2023
|1||Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story||Mother|
|3||firefly lane||Anna Nicole Smith: You don’t know me|
|4||Missing: Dead or Alive?||A man named Otto|
|5||weird eye||faithfully yours|
|6||the agent of the night||uglydolls|
|8||the diplomat||Hurray Mexico!|
|10||Sweet tooth||Ms Chatterjee v. Norway|
What are you watching on Netflix this weekend? Let us know in the comments below.