TUDUM is an onomatopoeia for the sound you hear before every Netflix Original and on September 25th, it also became the name of a virtual global fan event celebrating over 70 projects that will be streaming now through 2022. Pronounced “Tuh-doom,” the core of TUDUM was a three-hour webcast featuring the stars and creators of new and returning shows and movies, but there was also nearly two hours worth of preshow content focusing on anime projects from Japan and content from Korea and India. Here is a comprehensive recap of everything announced, released, and revealed during Netflix’s first global fan event.
The Harder They Fall – In Theaters October 22nd, Streaming November 3rd, 2021
Actors Jonathan Majors and Idris Elba gave fans a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this Black Western, featuring director Jeymes Samuel revealing his childhood love of Westerns and his discovery that there were Black heroes in the old west, creating a project that combines these real characters. He also expressed his excitement for the music in the film, with producer Jay-Z heavily involved in the project. During another segment of the full presentation about Netflix action films, Regina King and Zazie Beetz discussed the fight sequences in the film.
Army of Thieves – Streaming October 29th
The eagerly anticipated prequel to Army of the Dead is directed by Matthias Schweighöfer, who also stars as Ludwig Dieter. The trailer was released during TUDUM, which was accompanied by a substantial chat with members of the cast (Nathalie Emmanuel as Gwendoline, Ruby O. Fee as Korina, Stuart Martin as Brad Cage, Guz Khan as Rolph) and producers Wesley Coller, plus Zack and Deborah Snyder. One of the cool reveals is that Hans Zimmer requested to do the score because of his German heritage.
Red Notice – Streaming November 12th, 2021
Dwayne Johnson introduced the first clip from this action-adventure film, co-starring Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds. “The FBI's top profiler, the world’s most wanted art thief, and the greatest conman the world has never seen,” reads the official description. Check out this awesome advance scene.
Bruised – Streaming November 24th, 2021
Oscar-winner Halle Berry stars and directs this film about a disgraced MMA fighter seeking redemption in the cage. During the full TUDUM presentation, fans got to see behind-the-scenes footage of the upcoming drama.
Don’t Look Up – Streaming December 24th
Director Adam McKay and Jennifer Lawrence introduced a new clip from the film that also stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Rob Morgan, and Jonah Hill about a comet on a deadly collision course with Earth.
A Través De Mi Ventana (Through My Window) – Streaming February 4th, 2022
Author Ariana Godoy introduced the cast of the feature film adaptation of her novel, which includes Julio Peña as Ares, Clara Galle as Raquel, Eric Masip as Artemis, Guillermo Lasheras as Yoshi, Natalia Azahara as Daniela, Hugo Arubes as Apolo, and Emilia Lazo as Claudia. See the brief clip that reveals the release date below.
Black Crab – Streaming in 2022
Actress Noomi Repace joined a panel of actresses starring in upcoming action films, giving fans a tease of the Scandinavian action thriller. The film takes place in a post-apocalyptic future and follows a team of six soldiers on a mission to deliver a package that could end the war.
The Old Guard 2 – Streaming in 2022
The eagerly anticipated follow-up to The Old Guard is coming next year and Charlize Theron joined a panel of actresses to talk about the physicality of her role as Andy. No plot details were shared, but we got to see some rehearsal footage from a fight sequence.
Extraction 2 – Streaming in 2022
A squeal to the 2020 blockbuster starring Chris Hemsworth was announced, revealing that Tyler Rake lives. Hemsworth is reuniting with the Russo brothers and Sam Hargrave on the sequel, which is expected to start streaming next year. A teaser was revealed and fans can join the conversation on social media using #RakeLives.
Murder Mystery 2 – Streaming in 2022
Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler joined together (with David Spade) to announce a sequel to Murder Mystery.
Interceptor – Streaming in 2022
Chris Hemsworth’s wife Elsa Pataky stars in this action film about an Army lieutenant who has to save humanity from a deadly threat. The actress was part of a panel about
Enola Holmes 2 –
Millie Bobby Brown, Louis Partridge and Henry Cavill announced that they are returning to set in just a few days to film the sequel to Enola Holmes, expected late in 2022.
— NetflixFilm (@NetflixFilm) September 25, 2021
Scripted TV Shows
The Chestnut Man – Streaming September 29th
Danish author Søren Sveistrup discusses the upcoming debut of the television series based on his bestselling crime novel.
Inside Job – Streaming October 22nd
Magic Myc, a sentient mushroom, debuted the trailer for the new animated series about employees of the Deep State from Shion Takeuchi and Alex Hirsch of Disney’s Gravity Falls.
Colin in Black & White – Streaming October 29th, 2021
A first-look was released for the 6-part series directed by Ava Duvernay about the athlete’s upbringing and first attempt at sports through baseball.
Big Mouth – Season 5 Streaming November 5th, 2021
Nick Kroll unveiled the poster art for season 5 while doing voices from the show, including Rick, who apparently only watches Disney+ and hasn’t heard of Netflix.
Arcane: League of Legends – Streaming November 6th, 2021
Based on the video game phenomenon League of Legends, Netflix unveiled the trailer for the animated event series at TUDUM.
Cowboy Bebop – Streaming November 19th
John Cho plays Spike in the live-action series based on the classic anime. As a special treat, the series’ opening credits were revealed.
True Story – Streaming November 24th
Kevin Hart briefly plugged his new limited series, co-created with Eric Newman and co-starring Wesley Snipes. Netflix hasn’t released a trailer or clip yet, but this is the series description: “During a tour stop in his hometown of Philadelphia, one of the world's most famous comedians is forced to answer the question of how far he'll go to protect what he has.” During the full presentation, two still images were shown.
La Casa de Papel (Money Heist) – Part 5 Volume 2 Streaming December 3rd, 2021
Actor Álvaro Morte revealed a first look at the final batch of episodes from the worldwide phenomenon. Click here to read our coverage of the recent presentation from the TCA Summer Press Tour.
The Witcher – Season 2 Streaming December 17th
Henry Cavill unveiled two clips from the highly anticipated second season, along with an official trailer. Producer Lauren Schmidt Hissrich also announced that the series has been renewed for a third season and that Netflix has ordered a 2nd anime film and a kid-friendly spin-off series. Click here to read our coverage of the 2nd season from the TCA Summer Press Tour.
Emily in Paris – Season 2 Streaming December 22nd
Stars Lily Collins, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu, Ashley Park, Lucas Bravo, Camille Razat, Samuel Arnold, Bruno Gouery and William Abadie got together at an outdoor cafe to pop a bottle of champagne and introduce the season 2 trailer.
Cobra Kai – Season 4 Streaming December 31st, 2021
Tanner Buchanan, Xolo Maridueña, Jacob Bertrand, Gianna Decenzo, Mary Mouser and Peyton List made a sketch where they had put the teaser trailer on a VHS tape and jumped through hoops to get it to TUDUM, with it getting destroyed in the process. Thankfully, Tanner had a digital backup, so you can see it now.
Bridgerton – Season 2 Streaming in 2022
Nicola Coughlan, Jonathan Bailey, Simone Ashley and Charithra Chandran sat down to answer a few questions about the Emmy-winning series before offering a first look at the upcoming sophomore season.
Stranger Things – Season 4 Streaming in 2022
The Duffer Brothers joined stars Gaten Matarazzo and Joe Keery to release the third teaser for the upcoming 4th season, which introduces viewers to Grill House. We see a mid-century family living in the home back when it was new, but something strange and mysterious happened. Flash forward to the 1980s when our heroes enter the house to take a look around. What’s up with the clock in the attic?
Ozark – Season 4 Streaming in 2022
The 4th and final season of Ozark is coming next year and star Jason Bateman introduced the first look, in which Mary and Wendy are experimenting with a new hair mousse in a beauty shop they recently opened.
Sex Education – Season 4 Streaming in 2022
Stars Kedar Williams-Stirling and Ncuti Gatwa stopped by TUDUM to announce that the series has been renewed for a 4th season. Season 3 was recently launched on September 17th and Kedar shared that his favorite moment from this past season was getting to direct an episode.
The Sandman – Streaming in 2022
Author Neil Gaiman shared his excitement for the television adaptation of his graphic novels, showcasing production artwork and a few looks at the set. Cast members Tom Sturridge (Dream/The Sandman) and Kirby Howell-Baptiste (Death of the Endless) helped introduce the first clip. Fans looking for more should follow the official social media channels (@TheSandmanOfficial on Instagram and @Netflix_Sandman on Twitter) to be the first to see future updates.
Vikings: Valhalla – Streaming in 2022
Actors Sam Corlett, Frida Gustavsson and Leo Suter introduced the world premiere trailer. The series chronicles some of the most famous Vikings of all time, including Leif Eriksson, Freydis Eriksdotter, Harald Hardrada and King William the Conqueror.
The Umbrella Academy – Season 3 Streaming in 2022
Elliot Page, Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Roberth Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher and Ritu Arya greeted fans in a video recorded from the set of season 3 where they answered a few fun questions, but nothing about the plot was revealed.
The Witcher: Blood Origin – Streaming in 2022
Showrunner Declan DeBarra gave fans a tour of the set of the prequel series,
The show is the origin of the elves, takes place before the books
Iceland for location shooting
De Volta Aos 15 (Back to 15) – Streaming in 2022
Brazilian star Maisa Silva’s headlines her first Netflix series, inspired by a book of the same name by Bruna Vieira. Adult Anita (Camila Queiroz) makes a wish to be 15 again and it comes true! See the debut trailer now.
Maldivas – Streaming in 2022
Actresses Bruna Marquezine and Manu Gavassi introduced a first look at this new series from Brazil, a dramedy set in the Condomínio Maldives.
Oscuro Deseo (Dark Desire) – Season 2 Streaming in 2022
The second and final season reunites Alma (Maite Perroni) and Dario (Alejandro Speitzer), with an advance clip giving fans of the show a tease at what’s to come.
The Crown – Season 5 Streaming November 2022
Imelda Satunton has taken over the role of Queen Elizabeth from Olivia Colemanand provideed a brief introduction from the set.
Ritmo Salvaje – Streaming in 2022
Greeicy Rendón from the upcoming drama about dancing and rivalry introduced a new dance as a “Tudum TikTok challenge.” It’s currently only available within the full presentation, but it would make sense for it to be put on TikTok soon. Look for it on @Netflix and @greeicybaila channels.
Rebelde – Streaming in 2022
A teaser of the rebooted popular telenovela musical was released.
Unscripted TV Shows
Tiger King 2 – Streaming November 17th
Netflix teased a refresher of the events of season one along with the announcement of the release date of season 2.
Floor is Lava – Season 2 Streaming in 2022
Host Rutledge Wood revealed a new level coming in the second season, titled “The Haunted Attic,” while having stars of other Netflix shows play through the course. Another new twist in season 2 is that the top 2 teams from each episode will face off in a final level, which will involve a giant volcano.
Young, Famous & African – Streaming in 2022
This new reality series follows a group of young, affluent and famous meria personalities (Khanyi Mbau, Nadia Nakai Kandava, Naked DJ, Swanky Jerry, Andile Ncube, Diamond Platnumz, Annie Adibia) in Johannesburg. A teaser was shown during the full TUDUM presentation but has not been made available separately.
Soy Georgina (I Am Georgina) – Streaming in 2022
Georgina Rodríguez is a mother, influencer, and wife of Cristiano Ronaldo. Get a first look at the upcoming reality series, first revealed at TUDUM.
jeen-yuhs – Streaming in 2022
This new documentary film chronicles two decades of Kanye West’s rise to becoming a worldwide recognized artist.
Note: This video contains adult language.
Bright Samurai Soul ( ブライト: サムライソウル) – Streaming October 12th, 2021
MIYAVI, the voice behind the villain Kouketsu, offered a brief behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming series.
Super Crooks (スーパー・クルックス) – Streaming November 25th, 2021
Based on comics by Mark Miller, the trailer was released alongside a conversation between the author and director Motonobu Hori. Miller talked about his work for Marvel and the MCU and about selling his company to Netflix, with Jupiter’s Legacy released earlier this year. The anime series is set in Japan and the presentation also revealed the voice of Johnny, Tsuda Kenjiro. In the 13-episode series, the comics are expanded, with only the final 3 episodes following the plot of Miller’s books.
Aggretsuko (アグレッシブ烈子) – Season 4 Streaming December 2021
A fur character of Retsuko helped introduce the new poster for the upcoming 4th season. At the end of the anime presentation, she turned into her angry red panda form, Aggretsuko.
Ultraman (ウルトラシリーズ) – Season 2 Streaming in 2022
Shinjiro Hayata, the Japanese voice of Ultraman, teased the upcoming second season, which finds the Ultra 6 brothers reuniting. A poster was revealed for the upcoming second season.
Drifting Home (雨を告げる漂流団地) – Streaming in 2022
Studio Colorido producer Koji Yamamoto revealed the trailer for the studios’ third feature film, Drifting Home, coming next year.
Released globally through Netflix on June 3rd, the full Anime TUDUM preshow included a conversation with the global voice cast of Usagi Tuskino. It included original Japanese voice actress, Kotono Mitsuishi, who originated the role in 1992 in the classic anime, and a few other voice actors who have been the only localized voice of Sailor Moon in their regions, Sabine Bohlmann from Germany and Patricia Acevedo from Mexico. Other artists included Stephanie Sheh (English), Agatha Paulita (Portuguese), Adelaida Lopez (Spanish – Spain), and Lucrezia Marricchi (Italian).
My Name (마이네임) – Streaming October 15th, 2021
A full action sequence from the upcoming series starring Han So-hee debuted, telling the story of a woman seeking revenge on a crime boss who murdered her father.
New World (신세계로부터) – Streaming November 20th
The first footage from the upcoming reality series was released, featuring Lee Seung-gi, Eun Ji-won, Kim Hee-chul, Kai, Park Na-rae, and Jo Bo-ah.
Hellbound (지옥) – Streaming November 19th
The trailer for Yeon Sang-ho’s series about otherworldly beings condemning individuals to hell was revealed, along with the release date announcement.
Mismatched – Season 2 Streaming in 2022
Dimple, Rishi and the gang face off against Kota Factory in this sneak peek from the upcoming second season.
Aranyak – Streaming in 2022
An exclusive clip debuted for this paranormal thriller series starring Raveena Tandon, Parambrata Chatterjee and Ashutosh Rana.
Dhamaka – Streaming in 2022
The trailer was released for this film starring Kartik Aaryan as a news anchor facing a bomb threat.
Finding Anamika – Streaming in 2022
Madhuri Dixit plays a superstar who fanishes mysteriously in this upcoming drama.
Heeramandi – Streaming in 2022
Ahead of the release of his next film, acclaimed director Sanjay Leela Bhansali sat down for an exclusive interview about his next project.
Khufiya – Streaming in 2022
A teaser trailer for Vishal Bhardwaj’s Khufiya premiered, a spy thriller based on Amar Bhushan’s Escape to Nowhere starring Tabu, Ali Fazal, Wamiqa Gabbi and Ashish Vidyarthi.
Meenakshi Sundareshwar – Streaming in 2022
A new romance film starring Sanya Malhotra and Abhimanyu Dassani is heading to Netflix and you can see a teaser now.
Minnal Murali – Streaming in 2022
Director Basil Joseph and star Tovino Thomas talk about the upcoming superhero film in this new featurette.
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