A few fan favorites return, a new cold case docuseries, and more must-see TV.
Netflix has announced their upcoming May schedule and it's full of film and television shows we're sure to add to our watch list. Here are a few of the must-see documentaries, dramas, and comedies headed to the streaming service.
Empire and The Wire actor Andre Royo stars in this drama about an optimistic man, newly released from prison and determined to win back his girlfriend. Things get complicated when a new woman enters his life and his best friend's doctor's visits turn out to be much more.
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Richard Pryor: Icon
The 2014 PBS documentary features friends of the late comedic icon and comedians influenced by Pryor discussing his legacy and career. Along with footage from interviews and stand up specials, Richard Pryor: Icon is a funny and poignant look at the comedian through the eyes of friends.
The Netflix hit returns with its second season and a noticeable casting change. Aml Ameen, who originally played Capheus, was reportedly fired from the show due to on-set issues. Toby Onwumere will be taking on the role. The sci-fi drama will pick up where it left off and viewers will once again be thrust into some insane drama.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Tituss Burgess, aka Titus Andromedon, makes his dramatic return in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. The trailer for the upcoming season teased a Lemonade-inspired Titus wreaking havoc and seemingly upset with his beau Michael. Watch it, Michael, you don't want it with Titus Andromedon.
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Tracy Morgan: Staying Alive
Tracy Morgan makes his return in the Netflix comedy special. In 2014, the comedian suffered devastating injuries after a Walmart operated tractor-trailer collided with his minibus. Morgan's friend and collaborator, James McNair, died in the crash. Staying Alive is set to be a must-see special as the comic makes his comeback.
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Don't Think Twice
Starring Kegan-Michael Key, the comedy takes a look at an improv troupe pursuing their big break and coming to the realization that a few friends might be left behind. Things are going to get awkward.
Get Me Roger Stone
Donald Trump wasn't built in a day and in a new documentary, viewers will meet the man behind the least popular president in modern history. The documentary might leave a nasty taste in your mouth, but if you want to know how men like Trump are made, this is the eye-opening documentary you should see.
A new suspenseful docu-drama comes to Netflix in May. The Keepers explores the cold case of a murdered Baltimore nun that opened up investigations into sexual abuse and a number of other crimes. The documentary dives into the possible reasons behind the murder and why it may have been covered up.
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Gunz gets more than he bargained for in this comedy drama about a low-level pot dealer, who joins a local gang and bites off more than he can chew.
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Master of None
Aziz Ansari returns with the second season of his Netflix hit with Lena Waithe as Denise, the best friend to Ansari's Dev. The two along with Ansari's other besties explore life and dating as they navigate tricky situations.