It seems like December has already come and we don’t have enough time on our hands to do what we really want to do. The hustle-culture of society has made us look like the hamster on wheels, with no time for ourselves. If you feel like you’re done with this capitalist society which has made us slaves, you deserve a break. And not just the designated Sundays or Saturdays, but a good one.
If you’re planning to follow this plan, and start your weekend by binge-watching all the series that were on your bucket list for a long time, then you’ve come to the right place. Here’s the list of the five best Netflix shows you can watch this weekend and not care a penny for your boss who is the cause of your nervous breakdown.
5 Netflix shows to watch this weekend
1. The Lincoln Lawyer
The Lincoln Lawyer is based on Michael Connelly’s book, The Brass Verdict, featuring Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, reprising the role of Mickey Haller. The story follows the life of Haller as a lawyer and an array of cases he is assigned after a mysterious murder of his contemporary, followed by Haller’s recovery from a tragic incident.
Created by David E. Kelley, the official plotline of the show reads, “Sidelined after an accident, hotshot Los Angeles lawyer Mickey Haller restarts his career – and his trademark Lincoln – when he takes on a murder case.”
Season 2 of The Lincoln Lawyer will also be based upon Micahel Connelly’s work, titled The Fifth Witness. Apart from Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, the series will also be casting Neve Campbell, Becki Newton, Jazz Raycole, Angus Sampson and Christopher Gorham.
2. Warrior Nun Season 2
Season 2 of Warrior Nun deals with the warring conflicts that end on multiple cliffhangers that leave many questions unanswered. With Adriel being defeated, another threat has arisen as to who will take its place in the third season. Accompanied by the question over the Halo and Lilith’s transformation, season 3 is also expected to look into the stability of the newly-built order.
The official synopsis of the last episode of Warrior Nun season 2, entitled “Jeremiah 29:13”, reads: “Ava visits the other realm and returns with a new plan to end Adriel’s unholy charade — but it will require superhuman strength and painful sacrifices.”
Currently, the show has not been renewed for a season 3, although Simon Barry, its showrunner is looking forward to the show having more seasons. Featuring Alba Baptista, Toya Turner and Thekla Reuten, the official synopsis of Warrior Nun reads:
“After waking up in a morgue, an orphaned teen discovers she now possesses superpowers as the chosen Halo Bearer for a secret sect of demon-hunting nuns.”
3. Money Heist: Korea- Joint Economic Area Season 2
Based upon the most acclaimed Spanish crime drama La Casa De Papel (Money Heist), Money Heist: Korea- Joint Economic Area is produced by BH Entertainment and Content Zium, with Ryu Yong-Jae serving as the screenwriter who got assisted by Chloe Sung-jun and Kim Hwan-Chae. Although a lot of people have criticized the Korean version of Money Heist on the grounds of it not being as gripping as its Spanish predecessor, it still quite manages to grab its own public.
Digressing from the Spanish drama, The Professor in the Korean Money Heist was inspired by Woo Jin’s ex-husband, Kim Sangman and his ideas of a unified Korean Peninsula. Sangan later introduced The Professor to an influential figure who was responsible for hiring him for formulating the plan behind unification and creating a Joint Economic Area.
4. Partner Track
Based on Helen Wan 2013’s novel The Partner seemed to run parallel with Netflix’s popular legal drama, The Lincoln Lawyer. The show featured stars like Arden Cho, Alexandra Turshen, Bradley Gibson, Dominic Sherwood and Rob Heaps. Based on Netflix’s top 10 sites, the show was successful in garnering 66.01 million hours in total between August 21st and September 11th.
The official synopsis of Partner Track reads (courtesy of IMDb):
“Centers on Ingrid Yun, an idealistic young lawyer, struggles with her moral compass and her passions as she fights to climb the partner track at an elite New York City law firm.”
5. Ginny & Georgia
Premiered on February 24, 2021, Ginny & Georgia is an American comedy-drama television series created by Sarah Lambert and run by Debra Fisher. In the span of 10 episodes, the first of this comedy televised the demise of Georgia’s husband and the pair leaving Texas to move into a new town for a new chapter. The series broached upon a slew of themes ranging from crime, race, marriage, friendships, and self-harm. Not only that, but the show has been renewed for a second season within two months of season one’s release.