TV series to binge-watch while staying put at home for two weeks

We get it, staying at home for two weeks can be hard, especially if there's nothing to distract you from the boredom. But think of it this way: this is the perfect time for you to catch up on the plethora of series you've been thinking of watching but never had the time to. Guess what you have now? Plenty of time! So get cosy on that couch because you have two weeks' worth of shows to enjoy. (Note that some of these might not be family friendly, so maybe going full isolation mode is the best way to enjoy them, just saying).

"It" co-stars Sophia Lillis and Wyatt Oleff reunite in this 8-episode Netflix comedy drama, which tells the story of Sydney (Lillis) who is trying to come to terms with having superpowers with the help of her quirky neighbour, Stanley (Oleff).
"It" co-stars Sophia Lillis and Wyatt Oleff reunite in this 8-episode Netflix comedy drama, which tells the story of Sydney (Lillis) who is trying to come to terms with having superpowers with the help of her quirky neighbour, Stanley (Oleff).

Al Pacino and Logan Lerman are among the cast of this 10-episode Amazon Prime Video series. Set in 1977 New York, it follows a group of Nazi hunters who learn that Nazi war criminals are tyring to create a Fourth Reich in the US.

This HBO sci-fi show "Westworld" has recently entered its third season, starring Evan Rachel Woods,
Tessa Thompson, Jeffery Wright, Aaron Paul and more. All 8 episodes of "Season 3: The New World",
which picks up from where the second season left off and is set in 2058 neo-Los Angeles, will finish airing by the end of next month.

While not as dark as the comic books it's adapted from, the 10-episode Netflix series "Locke & Key" still charms with its story of a house full of magic keys, which the children living in it must try to protect from a mysterious entity with evil intentions. Darby Stanchfield, Connor Jessup, Emilia Jones and Jackson Robert Scott lead the cast.

Here's a 5-episode Apple+ series that is based on Steven Spielberg's 1985 TV series of the same name. "Amazing Stories" promises to "transport the audience to worlds of wonder through the lens of today's most imaginative filmmakers, directors and writers". Dylan O'Brien, Sasha Alexander, Victoria Pedretti and Hailey Kilgore, are among the cast members.

This 3-episode Netflix series, Dracula", stars Claes Bang as Count Dracula. It tells of his origins in Eastern Europe and his battles with the descendants of Van Helsing. Also starring in the series are Dolly Wells, John Heffernan, Morfydd Clark and more.

Netflix's cyberpunk series "Altered Carbon" released its 8-episode second season last month. Anthony Mackie, Joel Kinnaman, Will Yun Lee and James Saito are part of the cast. Set in the future where consciousness can be transferred from one body to another, it follows an individual named Takeshi Kovacs, a former soldier who is now an investigator..

"Harry Potter" alum Rupert Grint joins Toby Kebbell and Lauren Ambrose in the main cast of this Apple+ series, "Servant",which tells of Philadelphia couple Dorothy and Sean Turner who hire nanny Leanne to take care of their "reborn doll", a replacement for their infant son that has died.

Cinema Online, 21 March 2020

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