Without a doubt, “Merlina” (“Wednesday”) is the latest phenomenon on Netflix. The series that stars Jenna Ortega recently became the most watched in a single week in the history of the platform, accumulating 341.2 million hours of viewing, according to a review by Great.
The expectations of this production were very high, for having the young woman of Latin origin in the most important role and, of course, for having Tim Burton involved. To that was added that Christina Ricci, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Gwendoline Christie were also part of the cast.
The truth is that millions of people around the world enjoyed “Merlina” and in a matter of hours devoured the story of the young Addams, so they may have been “stung” with the end of this bet by the entertainment giant.
Is it happening? Don’t worry! Netflix has on its grill a wide variety of series full of teen drama with dark environments and full of mysteries, ideal for this weekend.
“The Hidden World of Sabrina”
In four seasons, “The Hidden World of Sabrina” (“Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” in its original title) tells the origins of the teenage witch.
At first, Sabrina will have to overcome all kinds of situations so that her mortal friends do not know that she is half a witch; but there comes a time when she can’t take it anymore, so Harvey, Rosalind and Theo know her nature and, later, they will fight together with the protagonist against dark forces.
In “The Hidden World of Sabrina” there is everything, but what stands out the most is the darkest of witchcraft, a lot of lust, youth drama and insane situations.
This is an adaptation of the 2000s series “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch” and had in its last season the participation of the original aunts of the production that starred Melissa Joan Hart, Beth Broderick (Zelda Spellman) and Caroline Rhea ( Hilda Spellmann).
There are seven seasons of this Netflix series, in which we see the performances of Lili Reinhart, cole sprouse, Camila Mendes and KJ Apa, as well as Madelaine Petsch, Vanessa Morgan, and Casey Cott.
All of them keep secrets that little by little will be revealed, after the murder of Jason Blossom. It will also be shown that nothing is what it seems, when the hidden is brought to light and the masks fall off, including those worn by the deceased himself.
This mystery drama is set in a town in Indiana, which gains fame for the strange events that begin to happen, which resemble those of the “Montauk Project”, a supposed secret project of the United States government in which they were carried out. experiments in order to develop psychological warfare techniques.
It all begins when a child disappeared from the city in the 80s, an event that uncovers the strange events that take place in the area, the product of a series of experiments carried out by the government. In addition, disturbing supernatural forces and a very disturbing girl appear in the city, reviewed SensaCine.
This is one of the most successful series on Netflix. “Dark” has excellent reviews and it would not be unusual for it to become a cult production.
In a town in Germany a little boy disappears. For years what happened remains like a shadow that does not finish dissipating and four families try to understand what happened, while unimaginable situations unravel: going back in time, trips to the future, the end of the world, adolescent love, relationships that end , double lives, parallel worlds, and much more.
“Shadow and Bone”
In a world divided in two by a dark barrier called The Shadow, unnatural creatures live thanks to human flesh, so any human being who enters it has a death sentence.
But the young cartographer Alina will have to face the situation together with her best friend, Mal, by orders of the army. She only thus discovers that she has a great power that can end the terrifying barrier.
But to master such power, Alina must separate from Mal and start training with the Grisha and, above all, with General Kirigan. As she does so, dangerous forces conspire against her. Thugs, thieves, assassins, and saints are now at war, and it will take more than magic to survive.