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Your complete guide to Netflix originals in 2019

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By Amanda Bell,

Ready for some more Netflix Originals overload in the New Year? Hopefully so, 'cause whether or not your to-be-watched pile is already sprawling enough, the streaming service is not slowing down its new offerings slate one bit.

With new films and series, plus the returns of some fan-favorites on deck for 2019, it's gonna be a busy year for subscribers. Here's a look at what's coming to your queue next year.

January

A Series of Unfortunate Events Season 3: The third and final season of Netflix's gloomy adaptation of the Lemony Snicket books drops on New Year's Day. Here's hoping the Baudelaire siblings finally catch a break before it's all said and done. (Jan. 1)

COMEDIANS of the World: Instead of just one stand-up comedian taking the stage, this series will feature funny people from across the globe to offer a broader perspective of what makes people laugh in different regions of the world. (Jan. 1)

Tidying Up with Marie Kondo Season 1: This famed lifestyle author brings her KonMari organization skills to the homes of others as she helps everyone declutter their space. This one's sure to serve as some clutch inspo for spring cleaning, that's for sure. (Jan. 1)

Pinky Malinky Season 1: Your kids' next character obsession? This optimistic hot dog who likes to hang out with his besties. It's like Sausage Party but without all the raunch. (Jan. 1)

And Breathe Normally: Get ready to feel all the feels with this film's tale of an Icelandic single mother and an asylum seeker who team up as they face deportation. (Jan. 4)

Call My Agent! Season 3: The Parisian talent agents are back at it for another hilarious round as they try to keep their clients happy. (Jan. 4)

El Potro: Unstoppable: This biopic of Rodrigo Bueno showcases the highs and lows of fame in the Tropical music scene. (Jan. 4)

Lionheart: Not to be confused with the Crusade-era drama or the Jean Claude Van Damme actioner of the same name, this film features a Nigerian woman stepping up to help run the family bus business in the wake of her father's unexpected illness. (Jan. 4)

GODZILLA The Planet Eater: This Japanese film is the trilogy closer for Toho's animated kaiju films. (Jan. 9)

When Heroes Fly Season 1: This Hebrew-language drama has already received acclaim during its original run in Israel but gets a wider audience berth with its Netflix debut. (Jan. 10)

Friends from College Season 2: The group of 40-something friends who've been kicking it since college will get back together for another round of (mostly) grown-up fun. (Jan. 11)

The Last Laugh: A long-retired comedian decides to get back into the game for one more tour with his old manager in this film, starring Richard Dreyfuss and Chevy Chase in the respective roles. (Jan. 11)

ReMastered: Massacre at the Stadium: This documentary series installment will investigate the death of Victor Jara, a Chilean singer whose death was blamed on a member of Pinochet's army. The accused was exiled but aims to prove his innocence. (Jan. 11)

Sex Education Season 1: The apple doesn't fall far from the tree as the son of a sex therapist decides to set up his own little clinic for all his high school pals in his basement. (Jan. 11)

Solo: This story centers on a seriously injured surfer who fights to survive after falling from a cliff in the Canary Islands. (Jan. 11)

Sebastian Maniscalco: Stay Hungry: This Chicago comedian brings his memoir to the stage as he pokes fun at life's many oddities and challenges. (Jan. 15)

Revenger: This Bruce Khan-led actioner features a man on a deadly mission to get revenge for his family on a remote island for dangerous criminals. (Jan. 15)

Carmen Sandiego Season 1: We don't have to wonder where in the world the titular character is anymore because the globe-trotting thief will return to our lives again in this animated original series starring Gina Rodriguez as Carmen. (Jan. 18.)

Close: This action thriller features Noomi Rapace as real-life female bodyguard Jacquie Davis as her protection detail of an heiress turns into an unlikely partnership to hunt down a vicious kidnapper. (Jan. 18)

FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened: The spectacular disaster that was the 2017 Fyre Festival gets the documentary treatment with this original film that aims to detail how a supposed luxury musical getaway turned into such a hilariously embarrassing fiasco. (Jan. 18)

GIRL: This Belgian film about a 15-year-old who pursues her dream of becoming a ballerina while transitioning will debut on Netflix in the same format as it did during its festival run, despite some controversy about its inclusion of underage nudity. (Jan. 18)

Grace and Frankie Season 5: The unconquerable Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda return to their celebrated roles as the jilted ex-wives of two men who've decided to make their affair official -- only this time, the ladies will be working on a way to get their old lives back. (Jan. 18)

IO Season 1: Earth's last hope is a teen (Margaret Qualley) who's racing to save the dying planet before the last shuttle to the sanctuary of another planet takes off. (Jan. 18)

Soni: This original Indian film presents a police superintendent trying to curb violence against women in Delhi. (Jan. 18)

The World's Most Extraordinary Homes Season 2 Part B: Prepare for some more palace envy as this series continues to showcase some of the coolest pads across the planet. (Jan. 18)

Trigger Warning with Killer Mike Season 1: The rapper will challenge social expectations and all-things-taboo in this documentary series that's sure to get people talking, whether they agree with him or not. (Jan. 18)

Trolls: The Beat Goes On! Season 5: The beat goes on indeed as the Trolls get into some more fun around the Foundation of Glitter in the new season of this kid-friendly favorite. (Jan. 18)

Justice: A woman sets up a shingle as a defense attorney instead of joining the family firm in Abu Dhabi. (Jan. 21)

Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes: This four-part docuseries revisits the twisted mind of the serial killer using audio evidence and exclusive interviews to detail both the killings and the media frenzy surrounding his crimes. (Jan. 24)

Animas: This fright flick features a woman descending into her own sort of hell, as reality blurs with a living nightmare. Spooky stuff. (Jan. 25)

Black Earth Rising: A Rwandan woman orphaned by genocide returns to her roots after being raised in London in this BBC thriller. (Jan. 25)

Club of Crows Season 4: Inheriting a soccer team isn't as glamorous as it sounds for this series' brother-sister duo. (Jan. 25)

Kingdom Season 1: As the dead rise and threaten an already-famined populace, a beleaguered crown prince must fight these plague-monsters to save his people and his reputation. (Jan. 25)

Medici: The Magnificent: This follow-up to Medici: Masters of Florence jumps ahead two decades to follow Lorenzo de' Medici taking over the family bank ahead of the infamous Pazzi conspiracy. (Jan. 25)

Polar: A former assassin will have to get back into the business once he finds out the latest hit is on him in this violent thriller. (Jan. 25)

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season4 Part 2: The oh-so-cheery Kimmy Schmidt (Ellie Kemper) gets one last dance in this final stretch of the hilarious comedy as she navigates whether to keep propping up her new friends or focus on her own needs. (Jan. 25)

Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias: One Show Fits All: The comedian dives into stories about Snoop Dogg, his son and an overzealous fan in this stand-up special. (Jan. 29)

Marvel's The Punisher Season 2: The second season of this gritty MCU series is expected to drop sometime in January. It's one of the last Marvel-Netflix collaborations that'll hit the streaming service before Disney+ launches. (Jan. TBD)

February

Russian Doll Season 1: Natasha Lyonne stars as a woman who's stuck in a time loop where she attends a party and dies every night in this dark comedy series co-created by Lyonne, Amy Poehler and Leslye Headland. (Feb. 1)

Velvet Buzzsaw: This thriller features Jake Gyllenhaal, Toni Collette, Renee Russo and more in an ensemble set among the contemporary art world. It'll premiere at Sundance Film Festival before hitting the streaming service. (Feb. 1)

Always a Witch: This film features a witch who travels through time to avoid being burnt at the stake and must adjust to modern life. (Feb. 1)

The Umbrella Academy Season 1: Based on Gerard Way's comic series, this series centers on a group of superheroes who were mysteriously born to women who'd not been expecting the day before and then were adopted by a billionaire industrialist with the hopes that they might one day save the world. (Feb. 15)

March

The Boy Who Harnessed the World: Based on the true story of William Kamkwamba, this film features the story of a boy who creates a windmill to save his Malawi village. It marks the directorial debut for Chiwetel Ejiofor. (Mar. 1)

The Dirt: This biopic of Mötley Crüe's rise to rock-and-roll fame will feature four new original songs from the band. (Mar. 22)

April

Ultraman Season 1: This new anime will revive the iconic Japanese series by picking up with Shinjiro, who learns that he has a connection to the old hero and must suit up to fight aliens himself. (April 1)

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Season 2: The titular teenage witch (played by Kiernan Shipka) returns for a second round of magical mischief and mayhem. (April 5)

Rilakkuma and Kaoru Season 1: Based on the Japanese character, this animated series will center on a girl whose best friend and roommate is a lazy teddy bear. Yes, really. (April 19)

TBD

13 Reasons Why Season 3: This series has become quite the conversation-starter in its first two seasons about issues ranging from self-harm to bullying and more, and it looks like the third season will be taking on even more tough issues when it returns to Netflix in 2019.

After Life Season 1: Ricky Gervais stars a widower who decides to stop minding his Ps and Qs and act however he wants.

Bard of Blood Season 1: Based on Bilal Siddiqui's popular Indian spy novel, this series will center on a retired spy who must return to the business to face his old enemies.

Chambers Season 1: Starring Uma Thurman as the mother of an organ donor, this supernatural series follows a heart transplant recipient who becomes obsessed with the details of her donor's life (and death).

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance: This series serves as a prequel to that trippy Jim Henson movie from the '80s and will feature amazingly animated puppets and a bustling line-up of vocal talents.

Daybreak Season 1: This dramedy series centers on a teen who's navigating the post-apocalyptic world of zombies and rowdy road rebels as he searches for his lost love.

Dead to Me Season 1: This dark comedy series, starring Christina Applegate, centers on an uptight widow and a more free-spirited woman.

Eli: Netflix scooped up this Paramount horror film about a house-bound boy with an autoimmune disorder whose parents put his treatment in the hands of an unusual doctor.

Green Eggs and Ham Season 1: Dr. Seuss' iconic children's book comes to life in this animated story about Guy and Sam as they venture out on a cross-country journey with, of course, some curiously-hued foodstuffs.

Hache Season 1: This Spanish thriller series centers on a woman thrust into the heroin-trafficking business of 1960s Barcelona.

Klaus: Netflix nabbed the distribution rights to this animated family film from Sergio Pablos, featuring a new origin story for the legend of Santa Claus.

Mr. Iglesias Season 1: This forthcoming sitcom features Gabriel Iglesias as a high school teacher who tries to help some gifted misfits.

No Good Nick Season 1: This comedy series will center on a teen con artist who moves in with a couple (played by Melissa Joan Hart and Sean Astin) that she claims to be her family.

Nowhere Man Season 1: This Mandarin-language thriller features a man trying to escape prison to save his family after learning that his son has been kidnapped. All the while, he experiences the onset of alternate realities through a dream state.

October Faction: Based on the Steve Niles comic, this series centers on a family that includes retired monster-hunter, a witch and a warlock.

Our Planet Season 1: For those that loved the Planet Earth series, this new show will meticulously document some of nature's most amazing habitats.

Raising Dion Season 1: Based on Dennis Liu's comic book and short film, a single mother must protect her supernaturally talented son from exploitation from the outside.

Rhythm + Flow Season 1: This hip-hop competition series features Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and T.I. as judges who scout the next big industry talent.

Stranger Things Season 3: Netflix's nostalgic sci-fi series will take us all to the mall (and the upside-down, too, probably) for its third outing, which is expected to drop in the summer of 2019.

Turn Up Charlie Season 1: Idris Elba stars as a failed DJ who takes a job nannying his best friend's 11-year-old daughter.

Twelve Forever Season 1: This new animated kids series centers on a pre-teen girl named Reggie who never wants to grow up and creates her own little fantasy world to stay young as long as she can.

What/If Season 1: This anthology series will start out by featuring Renee Zellweger and feature a newlywed couple who accepts a boatload of money from a mystery woman, but sacrifice their integrity and morals in the process.

Other Links From TVGuide.com

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Stranger Things

13 Reasons Why

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Friends from College

Marvel's The Punisher

The Umbrella Academy

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

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