Some of your favorites will be back, while some new projects will certainly grab your attention
After a tremendous year in 2015 with their films and programming, Netflix looks set to impress even more with their original line-up for next year.
So here's every returning show, brand new show, and Netflix-backed original movie that is scheduled to fill up our screens in 2016.
RETURNING NETFLIX ORIGINAL SHOWS
Better Call Saul (Season 2) – New episodes weekly from 16 February
The Emmy nominated prequel to “Breaking Bad follows small time attorney Jimmy McGill as he transforms into morally challenged lawyer Saul Goodman.
House of Cards (Season 4) – Premieres 4 March
Frank Underwood has announced his candidacy for president and will stop at nothing to conquer Washington DC in this Emmy and Golden Globe winning political drama. Stars Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright and Michael Kelly.
Marvel’s Daredevil (Season 2)
Blinded as a young boy, Matt Murdock fights injustice by day as a lawyer and by night as the super hero Daredevil in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC.
Orange is the New black (Season 4)
A privileged New Yorker ends up on a woman’s prison when a past crime catches up with her in this Emmy winning series from the creator of weeds. Stars Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Uzo Aduba, Laverne Cox, Kate Mulgrew.
Marco Polo (Season 2)
Set in a world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry. Marco Polo is based on the famed explorer’s adventures in Kublai Khan’s court.
Bloodline (Season 2)
When the black sheep son of a respected family threatens to expose dark secrets from their past, sibling loyalties are put to the test. Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Sissy Spacek and Linda Cardellini.
Grace & Frankie (Season 2)
Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin co-star as two women forced to reinvent their lives in this funny, honest, Emmy nominated Netflix Original series.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Season 2)
When a woman is rescued from a doomsday cult and lands in New York, she must navigate a world she didn’t think even existed anymore. Written by Tina Fey & star Ellie Kemper.
Bojack Horseman (Season 3)
Meet the most beloved sitcom horse of the 90s. 20 years later he’s a curmudgeon with a heart of… not quite gold but something like gold…Copper? Stars Will Arnett & Aaron Paul.
Sense8 (Season 2)
From the creators of The Matrix and Babylon 5 comes the tense series in which eight people can telepathically experience each other’s lives. Stars Darryl Hannah, Tuppence Middleton and Brian J Smith.
Narcos (Season 2)
The true story of Columbia’s infamously violet and powerful drug cartels fuels this gritty new Emmy nominated gangster drama series. Stars Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook and Pedro Pascal.
Care Bears & Cousins (Season 2)
The whole huggable gang is back, bringing tales of caring and sharing to a new generation. And now the Care Bear cousins are here to join the fun.
BRAND NEW NETFLIX ORIGINAL SHOWS
Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments (13 January)
There is a world hidden within our own…where angelic Shadowhunters protect humanity from unseen demons…and where Clary Fray will discover that all the legends are true.
Degrassi : Next Class (15 January)
Degrassi: Next Class is a pull-no-punches dramatic series that tackles the real-life issues of high school students. Telling the stories of “Generation Z,” the series focuses on a group of teens as they begin their journey into adulthood.
Chelsea Does (23 January)
Chelsea Does is is a four part docu-series featuring Chelsea Handler exploring four topics of personal and universal fascination: marriage, racism, Silicon Valley, and drugs.
Fuller House (26 February)
The Tanner family is back... but the house is a little Fuller this time around. Netflix will debut the 13-episode spinoff series, Fuller House, in all territories where Netflix is available. In Fuller House, the adventures that began in 1987 on Full House continue.
Flaked is the serio-comic story of Chip, a celebrated long-time resident of the insular world of Venice, California who falls for the object of his best friend's fascination. Soon the tangled web of half-truths and semi-bullshit that underpins his all-important image and sobriety begins to unravel. Will Arnett plays Chip, a man doing his honest best to stay one step ahead of his own lies. Irish actress Ruth Kearney is announced to play the female lead, a waitress named London who will be the centre of a love triangle.
Love follows nice guy Gus (Paul Rust) and brazen wild-child Mickey (Gillian Jacobs) as they navigate the exhilarations and humiliations of intimacy, commitment, love and other things they were hoping to avoid. Love is an unflinching, hilarious and excruciatingly honest take on modern relationships. Love is created, written and executive produced by Judd Apatow, Paul Rust and Lesley Arfin.
The Crown tells the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world -- Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street - and the intrigues, love lives and machinations behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Two houses, two courts, one Crown.
Jimmy Carr Comedy Special
Comedian Jimmy Carr has filmed as a 90-minute special to premiere globally on Netflix in 2016.
The Get Down
The Get Down will focus on 1970s New York City – broken down and beaten up, violent, cash strapped -- dying. Consigned to rubble, a rag-tag crew of South Bronx teenagers are nothings and nobodies with no one to shelter them – except each other, armed only with verbal games, improvised dance steps, some magic markers and spray cans.
ORIGINAL NETFLIX FILMS
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon : Sword of Destiny (26 February)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny tells an epic story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption, set against breathtaking action in an epic martial arts battle between good and evil that will decide the fate of the Martial World.
A gripping true story of incredible bravery against impossible odds, the film thrillingly depicts the 1961 siege of a 150-strong Irish UN battalion under Commander Patrick Quinlan (Jamie Dornan) by 3000 Congolese troops led by French and Belgian mercenaries working for mining companies. Canet plays a French commander who sought to defeat Quinlan and his men.
Inspired by the best-selling book The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America’s War in Afghanistan by the late Michael Hastings, War Machine concerns a four star, “rock star” general whose lethal reputation and impeccable track record vaults him to command the American war in Afghanistan. The provocative satirical comedy comes from producer Brad Pitt and director David Michod (Animal Kingdom, The Rover), with principal photography scheduled to begin in August.