Marvel stars are primarily known for saving the world in colorful outfits – Netflix is now putting them on the stove. Additionally, the first season “Designated Survivor” produced by the streaming service is available starting today.
“Avengers 4: Endgame” is still showing in most theaters. But if you want to experience the stars of the superhero show from a completely different perspective, you can do so on Netflix starting today (June 7, 2019). The first season of the cooking show “The Chef Show” is now available there., so Happy Hogan actor and “Iron Man” director Jon Favreau invited some of his colleagues to dinner.
Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo, Marvel mastermind Kevin Feige and actors Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow and Tom Holland accepted the invitation. and let Favreau and professional chef Roy Choi pamper you with culinary delights. Some even get on the stove and show that they can not only act, but also cook. The trailer for “The Chef Show” shows what it looks like:
Season 3 of “Designated Survivor”
Also starting today Netflix is the third season of the political suspense series “Designated Survivor” with Kiefer Sutherland (“24”). This was canceled last year after two seasons by local broadcaster ABC, but the streaming giant (which already had the series on its show in this country) jumped into the gap, took over the series and thus assured a successor to the “House”, which ended in 2018 De Cartas “.
In the third season, which incidentally does not have 21 or 22 episodes as before, but only ten episodes, US President Tom Kirkman (Sutherland) has to deal with an election campaign for the first time. Because after he unwittingly became head of the United States through a disaster in season one, he must and wants to assert himself in this office. Here’s the trailer for the new episodes:
Also new to Netflix
In addition to “The Chef Show” and “Designated Survivor,” there are other new titles on Netflix starting today. Fans of the series can look forward to the third season of Netflix’s Brazilian internal production “3%”, which takes place in the near future in which the world is divided into two areas: the overpopulated continent, where hunger and poverty reign, and the idyllic island The Offshore, where life is characterized by prosperity.
With “Stadtgeschichten” there is also a completely new series, which is based on three miniseries of the same name from 1993, 1998 and 2001. The focus of the plot is Mary Ann (Laura Linney), who left her daughter Shawna (Ellen Page) and ex-husband Brian (Paul Gross) 20 years earlier to dedicate herself fully to their careers. But now, in the midst of his midlife crisis, he is returning to his old home in San Francisco, which is causing a stir.
And Netflix has supplies ready for movie fans too. The documentary “The Godfather of Black Music” tells the story of the legendary music producer Clarence Avantwho worked with Bill Withers and Quincy Jones, among others, advised Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama and has also campaigned for the rights of black artists for many decades.
The also new Netflix film “Elisa y Marcela”, which this year was screened as the first movie on the streaming service at the Berlinale, is about the forbidden love story between two women in Spain at the beginning of the 20th century. You can read about whether the drama is worth it in our FILMSTARTS review:
FILMSTARTS Review of “Elisa y Marcela”