February is a big month for local content on Netflix! This month, Queen Sono, Africa’s first script to screen production will be premiering on Netflix on the 28th of February. Pearl Thusi stars in the title role as an unconventional spy working for an undercover South African agency devoted to protecting the people of Africa. Directed by Kagiso Lediga and Tebogo Malope, the show also stars local gems Vuyo Dabula, Sechaba Morojele, Chi Mhende, Loyiso Madinga, Rob Van Vuuren, Kate Liquorish plays Ekaterina, Khathu Ramabulana, Enhle, and Abigail Kubekha
Also coming to the small screen this month is the highly anticipated To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You and Locke & Key.
Queen Sono – 2/28/2020
A hard-partying African female spy, assisted by her cohorts from a covert peacekeeping organization, uses her lethal skills to keep the continent safe from terror while she contends with continual post-traumatic stress and an inconvenient sex addition by self-medicating with drugs and alcohol.
To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You – 2/12/2020
It’s a new year and Lara Jean (Lana Condor) and Peter (Noah Centineo) are no longer pretending to be a couple. They ARE a couple. And, as Lara Jean navigates a trove of official firsts with Peter — her first real kiss, her first real date, her first Valentine’s Day — she finds herself leaning more on Kitty and Margot (Anna Cathcart and Janel Parrish), Chris (Madeleine Arthur), and an unexpected new confidant, Stormy (Holland Taylor), to help her manage the complex emotions that come with this new chapter of balancing a relationship and figuring out her authentic self. But when John Ambrose (Jordan Fisher), another recipient of one of Lara Jean’s old love letters, enters her life again she must rely on herself more than ever as she’s confronted with her first real dilemma: Can a girl be in love with two boys at once?
Locke & Key – 2/7/2020
After their father is murdered under mysterious circumstances, the three Locke siblings and their mother move into their ancestral home, Keyhouse, which they discover is full of magical keys that may be connected to their father’s death. As the Locke children explore the different keys and their unique powers, a mysterious demon awakens — and will stop at nothing to steal them. From Carlton Cuse (Lost, Bates Motel) and Meredith Averill (The Haunting of Hill House), Locke & Key is a coming-of-age mystery about love, loss, and the unshakable bonds that define family. Locke and Key on Netflix is the long-awaited television adaptation of the best-selling comic book series by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez for IDW comics.
Formula 1: Drive to Survive: Season 2 – 2/28/2020
Formula 1 drivers, managers and team owners live life in the fast lane — both on and off the track. The series now returns for Season 2.
Who Killed Malcolm – 2/7/2020
Decades after the assassination of African American leader Malcolm X, an activist embarks on a complex mission seeking truth in the name of justice.
I Am Not Okay With This – 2/26/2020
A teen navigates the complexities of high school, family and her sexuality while dealing with new superpowers. Based on Charles Forsman’s graphic novel.
Altered Carbon: Season 2 – 2/27/2020
When a job brings Takeshi Kovacs back to Harlan’s World in a new sleeve, he finds the planet at war — and his long-lost love lurking in the shadows.
All The Bright Places – 2/28/2020
Based on the internationally bestselling novel by Jennifer Niven, All The Bright Places tells the story of Violet Markey (Elle Fanning) and Theodore Finch (Justice Smith), who meet and change each other’s lives forever. As they struggle with the emotional and physical scars of their past, they come together, discovering that even the smallest places and moments can mean something. This compelling drama provides a refreshing and human take on the experience of mental illness, its impact on relationships, as well as the beauty and lasting impact of young love.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – 2/3/2020
Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – 2/14/2020
When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories.
Resident Evil: Afterlife – 2/1/2020
While still out to destroy the evil Umbrella Corporation, Alice joins a group of survivors living in a prison surrounded by the infected who also want to relocate to the mysterious but supposedly unharmed safe haven known only as Arcadia.
Van Helsing – 2/14/2020
Vanessa Helsing, the distant relative of famous vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing, is resurrected only to find that vampires have taken over the world.
Love is Blind – 2/13/2020
A woman with selective perception, who cannot see her mother, is prescribed by her psychiatrist to spend time with a suicidal man that has fallen in love with her – but she cannot see either.