The most outstanding series that arrive in May

The different platforms announced their series premieres for May, among which the final season of the fringe and the return of stranger things with the first part of its fourth installment. The following is a list of the most important:

May 4 – THE MARGINAL (Season 5) – Netflix

The last season of the successful prison drama created by Sebastián Ortega and Israel Adrián Caetano is here. Juan Minujín and Nicolás Furtado reprise their roles as Pastor and Diosito, who after a failed escape from Puente Viejo, face new dangers and seek to survive, one outside and the other inside the prison.

Meanwhile, inside the penitentiary, the disputes between the gangs led by Borges (Claudio Rissi) and César (Abel Ayala) are heading for an imminent explosion, under the watchful eye of the ruthless director Sergio Antín (Gerardo Romano).

May 5 – THE STAIRCASE (Premiere) – HBO Max

Colin Firth and Toni Collette headline this eight-episode storyline based on true events about writer Michael Peterson’s life with his extended North Carolina family. Everything in his life changes when his wife, Kathleen, dies under suspicious circumstances and the widower finds himself in the eye of Justice.

Created by Antonio Campos (“The Devil at All Hours”), the miniseries has a first-rate cast with the participation of Michael Stuhlbarg, Juliette Binoche, Sophie Turner and Patrick Schwarzenegger, among others.

May 12 – SUPER PUMPED: THE BATTLE FOR UBER (Premiere) – Paramount+

Renowned Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as Travis Kalanick, the former CEO of Uber, in his rise as a figure in Silicon Valley and his subsequent downfall following a power coup at his own executive table. Based on the best-seller by Mike Isaac, the series completes its cast with figures such as Kyle Chandler, Uma Thurman and Elisabeth Shue.

It will be the first installment of the anthology strip created by Brian Koppelman and David Levien —the duo who wrote now they are 13—, which in its already confirmed and future second season will follow the story of Mark Zuckerberg, the famous creator of Facebook.

May 12 – HACKS (Season 2) – HBO Max

Premieres the second season of this acclaimed comedy-drama that follows the relationship between Deborah Vance (Jean Smart), a legendary Las Vegas comedian, and her writer Ava (Hannah Einbinder). This time, the hilarious and sometimes awkward duo will have to live together during a tour of the United States while they prepare the star’s new show.

Created by Lucia Aniello, Jen Statsky and Paul W. Downs, the series has been successful since its premiere last year and received several Emmy awards and recognition for Best Comedy Series at the Golden Globes.

May 15 – THE TIME TRAVELER’S WOMAN (Premiere) – HBO Max

Releases an intricate story about a magical love story based on the novel of the same name by Audrey Niffenegger, centering on Clare Abshire (Rose Leslie) and Henry DeTamble (Theo James), a seemingly ordinary married couple who hides a secret: traveling on time.

Adapted by Steven Moffat (“Doctor Who”) and directed by Emmy winner David Nutter (“Game of Thrones”), the strip also stars Kate Siegel, Josh Stamberg, Desmin Borges, Natasha Lopez and Jaime Ray Newman. , the more.

May 20 – NIGHT SKY (Premiere) – Amazon Prime Video

Oscar winners Sissy Spacek and JK Simmons star in the eight episodes of this production directed by Juan José Campanella, in which they play the Yorks, a couple who discover a mysterious portal in their patio that transports them to a desert planet.

Years later, their secret is put at risk when the enigmatic Jude (Chai Hansen) enters their lives and gives new meaning to that bridge to the unknown. Argentine actress Julieta Zylberberg also participates in the series, created by Holden Miller and Daniel C. Connolly.

May 20 – LOVE, DEATH & ROBOTS (Season 3) – Netflix

The third installment of the adult animated anthology series created by Tim Miller —director of the popular dead pool— and produced by renowned filmmaker David Fincher based on the story devised by the duo as a reboot of the 1981 science fiction film heavy-metal.

With its particular combination of humor, terror, imagination and visual beauty, the nine episodes of the delivery will explore in the form of short stories from the discovery of an ancient evil entity to a cosmic apocalypse.

May 25 – THE THING ABOUT PAM (Premiere) – Star+

Oscar-winning actress Renée Zellweger produces and stars in this six-episode miniseries based on the true story of Pam Hupp, one of the closest friends of Betsy Faria (Katy Mixon), a woman brutally murdered in 2011 in Missouri.

Although her husband, Russ (Glenn Fleshler), was initially accused of the murder, shortly after he was exonerated by the Justice, which launched a new investigation into a dark investigative line involving Hupp. The renowned Josh Duhamel and Judy Greer are also part of the cast of the strip.

May 27 – OBI-WAN KENOBI (Premiere) – Disney+

The beloved and remembered Jedi of the title, known since the beginning of the Star Wars franchise, returns with a miniseries starring Ewan McGregor, who repeats the role he played in the three film prequels of the saga.

Ten years after those events, Obi-Wan must face the consequences of his greatest defeat: the corruption of his friend and apprentice Anakin Skywalker, now turned to the dark side under the name of Darth Vader. The villain will be played by Hayden Christensen, who also returns to the Disney brand after bringing the character to life in the trilogy.

May 27 – STRANGER THINGS (Season 4 – Part 1) – Netflix

Six months after the battle unleashed in the Starcourt shopping center, the endearing group of friends separates while each one deals with the consequences of the events, in which the beloved Jim Hopper (David Harbour), adoptive father of the powerful Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown), disappeared from the town of Hawkins.

This time, while also going through the vicissitudes of the adolescent experience, a new supernatural threat linked to Russia will emerge that they must face to put an end to the mysterious horrors of the “Other Side”.

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