The Netflix hot list: From Jupiter’s Legacy to Halston – what's new on Netflix UK in May

What’s new on Netflix UK in May? Jupiter’s Legacy, Halston and Money, Explained are just some of the new Netflix shows this month.

By Becky Gamester-Newton Published: 30 April 2021 - 11.48am
Netflix / Halston, Jupiter's Legacy and The Woman In The Window on Netflix

Netflix is home to thousands of TV shows and movies, including award-winning dramas, binge-worthy documentaries and original movies.

But if you're up to date with your watchlist, you should be able to find something new on Netflix in May.

So what are the new Netflix shows this month? Superhero drama Jupiter’s Legacy is set to premiere, while the eye-opening documentary Money, Explained should help you navigate your finances.

We list the best Netflix new releases in our must-watch Netflix TV guide.

Plus, don’t miss what’s on Amazon Prime Video, NOW and Sky Cinema this month.

Jupiter’s Legacy

Based on the graphic novels by Mark Millar and Frank Quitely, Jupiter’s Legacy is a superhero drama that spans decades.

The world’s first generation of superheroes look to their children to continue the legacy – but the youngsters struggle to live up to expectation.

Jupiter’s Legacy is available to watch on Netflix from May 7

Money, Explained

Is your credit card company taking you for a ride? How have student loans become a crisis? How do we get tricked into scams? And why won’t we able to save enough money for our retirement?

Money, Explained  - which is narrated by the likes of Edie Falco and Marcia Gay Harden - explores the weaknesses we share when it comes to money, the ways they’re exploited – and the best strategies to help yourself.

Money Explained is available on Netflix from May 11


Ewan McGregor as Halston Netflix

Ewan McGregor stars as the legendary fashion designer who leverages his invented name into the fashion world that’s synonymous with luxury, sex, status and fame.

A hostile takeover forces him into battle over his most precious asset – the name Halston itself.

Halston is available to watch on Netflix from May 14

The Woman In The Window (film)

Amy Adams stars as Anna Fox, an agoraphobic child psychologist who keeps tabs on the seemingly perfect family across the street – and she witnesses a brutal crime.

Gary Oldman and Julianne Moore also feature in this psychological thriller based on the best-selling novel.

The Woman In the Window is available to watch on Netflix from May 14

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