New This Month for Streaming, May 2023


Casa Grande (Freevee) Rated NR
Release Date: May 1

Exploring issues of class privilege among Rio’s decadent elite, Casa Grande depicts a teenage boy’s struggle to escape his overprotective parents as they covertly spiral into bankruptcy. Starring Marcello Novaes, Suzana Pires, Thales Cavalcanti

Jimmy O. Yang: Guess How Much? (Prime) Rated NR
Release Date: May 2

Jimmy O. Yang’s first global stand-up special. The comedian delves into various topics including love languages, loser friends, and negotiating with his Asian parents. Starring Jimmy O. Yang

King Charles: The Boy Who Walked Alone (Paramount+) Rated NR
Release Date: May 2

A look at the new monarch’s life from his former friends and girlfriends, schoolmates and his private staff. Starring India Hicks, Mervyn Wycherley, Johnny Stonborough

Love Village (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: May 2

It follows sixteen singles as they relocate to a house in the mountains to see if love might transpire in a tranquil and idyllic setting. Starring Becky, Atsushi Tamura

Menendez + Menudo: Boys Betrayed (Peacock) Rated NR
Release Date: May 2

A connection between Jose Menendez and Edgardo Díaz allows Roy Rosselló to tell his Menudo story. Starring Roy Rosselló, Robert Rand, Nery Ynclan

Thalia’s Mixtape: El Soundtrack de mi Vida (Paramount+) Rated NR
Release Date: May 2

Join Thalia, alongside other artists, on a musical journey through the songs that shaped her life and the way those songs influenced her guest’s careers to become the Latino music legends they are today. Starring Charly Alberti, Ben Carrillo, Leon Leiden

Ed Sheeran: The Sum of It All: Season 1 (Disney+) Rated NR
Release Date: May 3

Follows Sheeran’s personal life as he discusses how this trying time has affected him and his new music. It will spotlight how an unlikely child with a stutter rose to fame and how his chart-topping hits were born. Starring Ed Sheeran

Jewish Matchmaking: Season 1 (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: May 3

It follows singles in the US and Israel as they turn their dating life over to a top Jewish matchmaker. Starring Aleeza Ben Shalom

Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story: Season 1 (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: May 4

The rise and love life of a young Queen Charlotte. Starring India Amarteifio, Richard Cunningham, Freddie Dennis

Star Wars: Visions: Season 2 (Disney+) Rated TV-PG
Release Date: May 4

Star Wars anthology series that will see some of the world’s best anime creators bring their talent to this beloved universe. Starring Michael Sinterniklaas, Neil Kaplan, Adam Sietz

The Other Two: Season 3 (HBOMax) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: May 4

An aspiring actor and his sister Brooke, a former professional dancer, try to find their places in the world while wrestling with their feelings about their 13-year-old brother Chase’s sudden rise to internet fame. Starring Drew Tarver, Heléne Yorke, Ken Marino

Bupkis: Season 1 (Peacock) Rated NR
Release Date: May 4

Follows Pete Davidson’s life, combining grounded storytelling with some absurd elements from the worldview for which Davidson is well known. Starring James A DeSimone, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Preston Brodrick

Sanctuary: Season 1 (Netflix) Rated R
Release Date: May 4

Follows a dominatrix and Hal, her wealthy client, and the disaster that ensues when Hal tries to end their relationship. Starring Christopher Abbott, Margaret Qualley

Larva Family: Season 1 (Netflix) Rated TV-Y7
Release Date: May 4

Follows Red and Yellow as they have a crash education in parenting when they take in a newborn caterpillar. Starring Eddy Lee, Bum-ki Hong

Harriet the Spy: Season 2 (Apple TV+) Rated TV-G
Release Date: May 5

A curious 11-year-old who seeks to learn everything about anything in order to pursue her dreams of becoming a professional writer. Starring Beanie Feldstein, Kimberly Brooks, Grey Griffin

Silo: Season 1 (Apple TV+) Rated NR
Release Date: May 5

Men and women live in a giant silo underground with several regulations which they believe are in place to protect them from the toxic and ruined world on the surface. Starring Rebecca Ferguson, Iain Glen, Will Patton

Taste the Nation With Padma Lakshmi: Holiday Edition (Hulu) Rated NR
Release Date: May 5

Follows Padma Lakshmi during her journey across the U.S. exploring the unique traditions of different immigrant cultures. Starring Padma Lakshmi

Death’s Roulette (Paramount+) Rated NR
Release Date: May 5

Seven people are kidnapped and suddenly find themselves part of a deadly game. Starring Maribel Verdú, Manolo Cardona, Adriana Paz

Disney Intertwined Live (Disney+) Rated TV-14
Release Date: May 5

A live show based on the Disney+ Original Series ‘Intertwined,’ featuring original songs, covers from the ’90s and a selection of songs from ‘Freaky Friday: A New Musical.’ Starring Carolina Domenech, José Gimenez Zapiola, Tatu Glikman

The Great American Baking Show (Roku) Rated NR
Release Date: May 5

It follows contestants vying to become the America’s top baker. Starring Ellie Kemper, Zach Cherry, Paul Hollywood

Spirit Rangers (Netflix) Rated TV-Y
Release Date: May 8

Follows Native American sibling trio Kodiak, Summer and Eddy Skycedar, who have a shared secret-they’re “Spirit Rangers!” Starring Brody Bett, Wacinyeya Iwasaka Yracheta, Isis Celilo Rogers

Hannah Gadsby: Something Special (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: May 9

Gadsby talks about his 2021 wedding to producer Jenney Shamash and some traumatic encounters. Starring Hannah Gadsby

Class of ’09: Season 1 (Hulu) Rated NR
Release Date: May 10

FBI agents who graduated from Quantico in 2009 are reunited following the death of a mutual friend. Starring Isaiah Stratton, Phil Armijo, Camry Brault

African Queens: Queen Cleopatra (Netflix) Rated TV-14
Release Date: May 10

Expert interviews and other documentary content with premium scripted docudrama about different queens. Starring Adesuwa Oni, Eshe Asante, Marilyn Nnadebe

The Muppets Mayhem: Season 1 (Disney+) Rated NR
Release Date: May 10

Follow The Muppets’ band as they try to record their first ever album. Starring Anders Holm, Tahj Mowry, Saara Chaudry

58th Academy of Country Music Awards (Prime) Rated NR
Release Date: May 11

The 58th Academy of Country Music Awards will be held on May 11, 2023, in Frisco, Texas at the Ford Center at The Star. The ceremony will be hosted by country legends Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks. Starring Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks

Royalteen: Princess Margrethe (Netflix) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: May 11

In the wake of her prom scandal, Princess Margrethe longs for normalcy as she struggles to maintain her perfect facade while dealing with family drama. Starring Elli Rhiannon Müller Osborne, Ines Høysæter Asserson, Mathias Storhøi

Ultraman Season 3 (Netflix) Rated TV-14
Release Date: May 11

Shinjiro Hayata learns that his father passed on the “Ultraman Factor” to him and fights against evil. Starring Josh Hutcherson, D.C. Douglas, Tara Sands

City on Fire: Season 1 (Apple TV+) Rated NR
Release Date: May 12

An NYU student is shot in Central Park on the Fourth of July, 2003. Samantha Cicciaro is alone; there are no witnesses and very little physical evidence. Her friends’ band is playing her favorite downtown club but she leaves to meet someone, promising to return. She never does. As the crime against Samantha is investigated, she’s revealed to be the crucial connection between a series of mysterious citywide fires, the downtown music scene, and a wealthy uptown real estate family fraying under the strain of the many secrets they keep. Starring Chase Sui Wonders, Wyatt Oleff, Jemima Kirke

The Great: Season 3 (Hulu) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: May 12

A royal woman living in rural Russia during the 18th century is forced to choose between her own personal happiness and the future of Russia, when she marries an Emperor. Starring Elle Fanning, Nicholas Hoult, Phoebe Fox

The Mother (Netflix) Rated R
Release Date: May 12

While fleeing from dangerous assailants, an assassin comes out of hiding to protect her daughter she left earlier in life. Starring Jennifer Lopez, Paul Raci, Gael García Bernal

Black Knight: Season 1 (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: May 12

A legendary delivery driver “5-8” with exceptional battle skills And a refugee “Sawol” who dreams of following in his footsteps. Starring Jiseung Cho, Song Seung-heon, Kim Eui-sung

Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie (Apple TV+) Rated R
Release Date: May 12

Follows the life of beloved actor and advocate Michael J. Fox, exploring his personal and professional triumphs and travails, and what happens when an incurable optimist confronts an incurable disease. Starring Michael J. Fox, Tracy Pollan, Andrew Barber

Crater (Disney+) Rated PG
Release Date: May 12

After the death of his father, a boy growing up on a lunar mining colony takes a trip to explore a legendary crater, along with his four best friends, prior to being permanently relocated to another planet. Starring Mckenna Grace, Brady Noon, Billy Barratt

Mulligan (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: May 12

After an alien attack destroys the earth, what remains of humanity has the chance to start society over from scratch. Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Kevin Michael Richardson, Ayo Edebiri

Queer Eye Season Seven (Netflix) Rated TV-14
Release Date: May 12

A new Fab Five set out to Atlanta to help some of the city’s people refine their wardrobes, grooming, diet, cultural pursuits, and home décor. Starring Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Jonathan Van Ness

Zarna Garg: One in a Billion (Prime) Rated NR
Release Date: May 16

Features fiercely protective Indian immigrant mother Zarna Garg in action. Starring Zarna Garg

High Desert (Apple TV+) Rated NR
Release Date: May 17

Peggy, a former addict, who decides to make a new start after the death of her beloved mother with whom she lived in the small desert town of Yucca Valley, California, makes a life-changing decision to become a private investigator. Starring Patricia Arquette, Weruche Opia, Jayden Gomez

The Family Stallone (Paramount+) Rated NR
Release Date: May 17

Follow legendary actor Sylvester Stallone with his wife and daughters in a direct access to their daily life. Starring Sylvester Stallone, Al Pacino, Dolph Lundgren

Queenmaker: The Making of an It Girl (Hulu) Rated NR
Release Date: May 17

In the height of heiress-era NYC, an anonymous blogger infiltrated Manhattan’s elite, brings socialite celebrity to new heights. When the website creator was unmasked, the mastermind was not the one anybody expected. Starring Kim Hee Ae, Moon So Ri, Ryu Soo Young

XO, Kitty: Season 1 (Netflix) Rated TV-14
Release Date: May 18

Kitty, the youngest of the Covey sisters, on her quest to find true love. Starring Anna Cathcart, Anthony Keyvan, Minyeong Choi

Rainn Wilson and the Geography of Bliss (Peacock) Rated NR
Release Date: May 18

It centers on host and intrepid traveler Rainn Wilson as he traverses the world searching for the secrets to the happiest and least happiest places on earth. Starring Rainn Wilson

Stillwater: Season 3 (Apple TV+) Rated TV-Y7
Release Date: May 19

Kids with typical kid challenges have Stillwater, a wise panda, as their next-door neighbor. Through his example, Stillwater gives them a deeper understanding of their feelings as well as tools that help them face their own challenges. Starring James Sie, Eva Ariel Binder, Tucker Chandler

The Secrets of Hillsong: Season 1 (Hulu) Rated NR
Release Date: May 19

Exploring one of America’s most successful megachurches and the investigative reporting that lead to the dismissal of two prominent pastors. Starring Laura Lentz, Carl Lentz, Geoff Bullock

Muted: Season 1 (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: May 19

Sergio hasn’t spoken since the day he murdered his parents. Six years later, a teen girl may be the key to revealing the whole story. Starring Arón Piper, Manu Ríos, Almudena Amor

White Men Can’t Jump (Hulu) Rated R
Release Date: May 19

A remake of the 1992 film about a pair of basketball hustlers who team up to earn extra cash. Starring Sinqua Walls, Jack Harlow, Lance Reddick

Primo: Season 1 (Freevee) Rated NR
Release Date: May 19

Follows a San Antonio teenager balancing college aspirations, societal expectations and a hectic home life anchored by his single mom and five uncles. Based on Shea Serrano’s life. Starring Christina Vidal, Stakiah Lynn Washington, Ignacio Diaz-Silverio

Young, Famous & African (Netflix) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: May 19

This reality series follows a group of famed, affluent young media stars in Johannesburg as they build careers, look for love and rekindle old flames. Starring Nubel Feliz Yan, Diamond Platnumz, Khanyi Mbau

Prehistoric Planet: Season 2 (Apple TV+) Rated TV-PG
Release Date: May 22

Travel back 66 million years to when majestic dinosaurs and extraordinary creatures roamed the lands, seas, and skies. Starring David Attenborough

Happy Valley: Season 3 (AMC+) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: May 22

Yorkshire-based crime drama centering on the personal and professional life of Police Sergeant Catherine Cawood. Starring Sarah Lancashire, Siobhan Finneran, James Norton

How I Met Your Father: Season 2 (Hulu) Rated TV-14
Release Date: May 23

Sophie and her close-knit group of friends are in the midst of figuring out who they are, what they want out of life, and how to fall in love in the age of dating apps and limitless options. Starring Hilary Duff, Christopher Lowell, Francia Raisa

Victim/Suspect (Netflix) Rated R
Release Date: May 23

Young women tell the police they’ve been sexually assaulted, but instead of finding justice, they’re charged with the crime of making a false report, arrested, and even imprisoned by the system they believed would protect them. Starring Rachel de Leon, Amanda Pike

Wanda Sykes: I’m an Entertainer (Netflix)
Release Date: May 23

The comic shares details about her life, from the challenges of raising Gen Z teens to the dilemmas of being a liberal in a charged political climate. Starring Wanda Sykes

Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai (Max)
Release Date: May 23

The adventures of Sam Wing in his youth and Gizmo the Mogwai in China. Starring Matthew Rhys, Ming-Na Wen, James Hong

SmartLess: On the Road (Max) Rated NR
Release Date: May 23

Follows the North American tour Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes and Will Arnet did for their Podcast project “SmartLess”. Starring Will Arnett, Sean Hayes

Platonic: Season 1 (Apple TV+) Rated NR
Release Date: May 24

Former childhood best friends reconnect as adults and try to get past the rift that led to their falling out. Starring Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Ambrit Millhouse

American Born Chinese: Season 1 (Disney+) Rated NR
Release Date: May 24

Jin Wang is an average teenager balancing high school and home life. When he meets a new foreign student on the first day of the school, even more worlds collide as Jin is unwittingly entangled in a battle with Chinese mythological gods. Starring Ben Wang, Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu

Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life Season 2 (Disney +) Rated TV-G
Release Date: May 24

The lovable chipmunk troublemakers in a non-verbal, classic style comedy, following the ups and downs of two little creatures living life in the big city. Starring Matthew Géczy, Kaycie Chase, David Gasman

The Clearing (Hulu) Rated NR
Release Date: May 24

A woman is forced to confront the nightmares of her past in order to stop a secret cult intent on gathering children to fulfil its master plan. Starring Teresa Palmer, Guy Pearce, Julia Savage

The Ultimatum: Queer Love (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date: May 24

Follow couples of women and non-binary people over eight weeks, as they find themselves at a critical point in their relationship, one, ready for marriage and the other one not. Starring JoAnna Garcia Swisher

Fubar: Season 1 (Netflix) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: May 25

A C.I.A. operative on the edge of retirement discovers a family secret and is called back into the field for one last job. Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Monica Barbaro, Fabiana Udenio

The Kardashians: Season 3 (Hulu) Rated TV-14
Release Date: May 25

Follow the Kardashian family as they celebrate new ventures and navigate through their new normal: motherhood, relationships, and career goals. Starring Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian

Blood & Gold (Netflix) Rated NR
Release Date:  May 26

At the end of World War II, a German soldier is looking for his daughter while an SS troop is looking for a Jewish treasure. Starring Jördis Triebel, Alexander Scheer, Robert Maaser

Influencer (Shudder) Rated NR
Release Date: May 26

While struggling on a solo backpacking trip in Thailand, social media influencer Madison meets CW, who travels with ease and shows her a more uninhibited way of living, but CW’s interest in her takes a darker turn. Starring Sara Canning, Emily Tennant, Cassandra Naud

I Think You Should Leave With Tim Robinson: Season 3 (Netflix) Rated TV-MA
Release Date: May 30

In this new sketch show, Tim Robinson and his guests spend each segment driving someone to the point of needing–or desperately wanting–to leave. Starring Tim Robinson, Sam Richardson, Patti Harrison

Jelly Roll: Save Me (Hulu) Rated NR
Release Date: May 30

A 38-year-old rapper turned country rocker named Jelly Roll is taking the country by storm. Unvarnished, raw, authentic. Addressing his own struggles with mental health and addiction, his music and life story are inspiring millions to hold on, get help, and begin to heal. In April, he won three CMT Music Awards including male video of the year. This documentary tells the story of the meteoric rise of the musician and Nashville native: Jelly Roll. Having been incarcerated as a youth and an adult, Jelly Roll now uses his platform to help raise funds for disadvantaged, at-risk youth and works with detention facilities around the country as they inspire positive change in their communities. The film weaves all-access footage of Jelly on the biggest tour of his career as he balances life on the road with his philanthropic work, alongside intimate interviews with friends, family, industry heads, and community voices to reveal a story of hope when the going gets tough. Starring Jelly Roll

Synopsis by IMDB.

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