Everything Announced At Netflix’s Geeked Week So Far

Everything Announced At Netflix’s Geeked Week So Far
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Given that many in-person conventions haven’t returned just yet, Netflix is the latest company to move to the virtual format to get fans excited for its new content.

Netflix’s ‘Geeked Week’ runs from June 7-11 and celebrates all things genre on the streaming platform. The free virtual event is stacked full of trailers, announcements and cast appearances from a range of Netflix’s popular shows.

There is a whole lot going on at Geeked Week so if you can be bothered scrolling through Netflix’s Twitter, here’s a handy list of everything that has been announced so far.

Shadow and Bone

Seeing as it raked in a stellar 55 million viewers in its first month it comes as no surprise that Netflix is bringing back Shadow and Bone for a second season.

There are plenty more books in the Grishaverse waiting to be adapted and it looks like the cast are just as excited as we are about their return.

The Umbrella Academy

The Umbrella Academy season 3 is coming and to get us all excited Netflix unveiled all ten episode titles, which fans of the graphic novel may recognise.

Sweet Girl

Jason Momoa is starring in the upcoming Netflix action film, Sweet Girl, about a devastated husband who vows to bring justice to the people responsible for his wife’s death while protecting his only daughter.

Netflix dropped the first images from the movie, check them out below.

Blood Red Sky

Blood Red Sky is a new horror film by Peter Thorwatch. It follows a mysteriously ill woman flying with her young son, who is forced to unleash a dark secret when terrorists attempt to hijack their transatlantic flight.

Vikings: Valhalla

Vikings may have ended its sixth season late last year but a spin-off over on Netflix has been in the works for a while.

Netflix released a behind the scenes look at Vikings: Valhalla with star Sam Corlett. The series is set 100 years after the original ends and embarks on a new journey following some of the most famous Vikings that ever lived.

The Ice Road

Liam Neeson and Laurence Fishburne team up to star in a film about ice road truckers on an impossible rescue mission over a frozen ocean to save trapped miners.

The Last Mercenary

Jean-Claude Van Damme’s action-comedy The Last Mercenary got a new trailer. It stars Van Damme as a former French secret service special agent turned mercenary who must reach out to his old contacts and join forces with a bunch of reckless youngsters when a mob operation threatens his son’s life.

Kate

Mary Elizabeth Winstead’s new film didn’t get a trailer but it did get a cool motion poster with a date announcement.

Kate follows a ruthless criminal operative who, after being irreversibly poisoned, has less than 24 hours to exact revenge on her enemies and in the process forms an unexpected bond with the daughter of one of her past victims.

You’ll find it on Netflix on September 10.

Sweet Tooth

If you’re loving Sweet Tooth, the new fantasy series on Netflix, then the cast and crew have a surprise for you with a behind-the-scenes blooper reel.

Locke and Key

The first pictures from the highly anticipated second season of Locke & Key were revealed at Geeked Week. It was also announced season two will be premiering in October.

The Sandman

After years of saying it could never be done, Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman is finally getting a live-action adaptation. Netflix released the first behind-the-scenes look at the exciting DC comic adaptation.

Another Life

A first look clip from the second season of space sci-fi, Another Life, starring Katee Sackhoff was shown off.

Cowboy Bebop

Fans are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Cowboy Bebop adaptation on Netflix. While we didn’t get a trailer we did learn that Yoko Kanno, the composer of the original anime, will also be creating the soundtrack for the new live-action series.

It’s set to debut this spring.

Fear Street

Fans of teen horror master R.L. Stine have a lot to look forward to with Netflix’s adaptation of Fear Street. The streamer is producing an entire trilogy of films based on the classic Fear Street books and the first trailer is here to give you some chills.

The School for Good and Evil

Another young adult fantasy adaptation, The School for Good and Evil follows a group of girls and boys who are taken to an institution and trained to become fairytale-like heroes and villains.

Awake

Awake stars Gina Rodriguez and Shamier Anderson in a new sci-fi film about a global event that wipes out human’s ability to sleep. The movie is streaming now on Netflix.

Black Summer

The second season of Jaime King’s zombie apocalypse drama is coming to Netflix on June 17 and a new clip was dropped during Geeked Week.

Lucifer

Season 5B of Lucifer debuted but a few weeks ago and if you’re already missing the charming devil then you’ll enjoy this new blooper reel. The cast also reunited over Zoom to participate in a table read of the original pilot episode.

Stranger Things

it’s been a million years since Stranger Things 3 but rest assured that season 4 is coming. Creators, the Duffer Brothers, welcomed a bunch of new members, including Anne With an E‘s Amybeth McNulty, to the Stranger Things 4 cast.

There was also the announcement that everyone’s favourite character, Robin (aka Maya Hawke) will get her own scripted fiction podcast and companion novel.

Masters of the Universe: Revelation

Fans of the old He-Man and the Masters of the Universe cartoons are in luck because the classic animation is back and better than ever in the 21st century. Here’s the brand new trailer featuring all the 80s synth and Skeletor you could ask for.

Twilight of the Gods

Zack Snyder is diving into the animation world with his unique take on Norse mythology. Twilight of the Gods features an all-star cast in the role of famous Norse Gods including Odin, Loki and Thor.

Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness

Netflix is diving into the Resident Evil world with a new anime series that features stunning lifelike animations.

Arcane

Day 5 of Geeked Week covered all things video games and that included some brand new images from Arcane, an animated series set in the world of League of Legends.

Cuphead

The Cuphead Show got its first sneak peek plus the announcement that Wayne Brady will be voicing King Dice.

Ubisoft animations

Three animated series based on hit Ubisoft games were detailed at Geeked Week.

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell is being adapted by Netflix with John Wick writer Derek Kolstad behind the wheel.

Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Remix is based on the popular Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon spin-off and features plenty of 90s nostalgia.

Finally, a third animated series based on Far Cry itself is in the works with Netflix although there are no details about which games it will follow or if it will be a totally new story.

The Witcher

Finally, the thing we’ve all been waiting for, The Witcher season 2. While Netflix didn’t reveal a full trailer it did release a snippet focusing entirely on Freya Allan’s Ciri.

Fans won’t have to wait long, however, because Netflix also announced a dedicated WitcherCon event on July 9 in collaboration with CD Projekt Red. That’s probably when we can expect a trailer, release date and more from The Witcher.


Check out Netflix Geeked on Twitter for all the announcements, or you can watch all the action for yourself over on Netflix’s YouTube channel.

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