Animated dragons, true crime, a Sally Rooney novel adaptation, and a senior hockey league are all topics of new Tv shows coming to Hulu in May. Here’s a look at what’s new, plus a guide to 39 more great shows to watch on the streaming service.
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The Dropout (2022) Best TV Shows
Listen to Amanda Seyfried’s voice drop-down in this miniseries about Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of Theranos. The biotechnology businessman was convicted of criminal fraud – but he has upheld the voice of his leader, Barretton. Recent history is really a satisfying take on a ridiculous experience.
Pam & Tommy (2022) 10 Best TV Shows
This controversial piece of life-long relationship raises ethical questions both on-screen and off-screen. An unidentified Lily turned into James Pamela Anderson, whose sex tape with Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee came to light illegally. Asking questions of consent, Pam & Tommy found a way to go on screen without Anderson’s blessing. Don’t worry: she’s working on a Netflix documentary to share the “real story.”
Dopesick (2021) Hulu: The 10 Best TV Shows to Watch Now
Michael Keaton is working on a series on the opioid crisis in the United States. Will Poulter, Caitlin Dewar, Rosario Dawson and Peter Sarsgard will play the role of victims of the pharmaceutical company Purdue Pharma, who mis-labeled their product OxyContin. A charming drama.
Love, Victor (2020-)
Spin Off of Love, Simon follows another young man who discovers his identity and sexual orientation. Michael Semino, playing Victor, is starting in a new school in Atlanta, half Puerto Rican, half Colombian. Delivered wholeheartedly as you might expect, Love, Victor Love, is a welcome continuation of Simon’s world, with Nick Robinson returning to explain.
A Teacher (2020)
Starring Kate Mara and Nick Robinson (Mohabbat, Simon), the menace traverses the difficult realm of a forbidden relationship between a Texas high school teacher and his 18-year-old student. Treated realistically, romance brings results for lovers, it has sharp moments on psychological effects. A quiet but charming cautionary tale.
Normal People (2020)
Sally Ronnie’s novel has turned into a mini-series, but anything is normal. Normal people chart the romance between Marine and Connell, from growing up on the Irish coast to starting a university in Dublin. You see all the ups and downs, from breakups and depression to the first difficult stages at university. After all, you are so engrossed in their lives, that your heart breaks with them. It’s incredibly difficult not to fall in love with this show and its passionate couple.
Little Fires Everywhere (2020)
Based on Celeste Ng’s novel, Little Fires Everywhere features a microscope on two women and their different socioeconomic backgrounds. Reese Witherspoon and Carrie Washington are playing the role of women, both of whom have been involved in teens, work, and many other controversies. It all starts with the house burning, so you know you’re in for some dark twists and big acting moments.
Mrs. America (2020)
This historic miniseries has a cast of cast, including Cate Blanchett, Rose Byrne and Sarah Paulson. Blanchett played the role of Phyllis Schlafly, a conservative activist who unexpectedly reacted to the political movement for the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment. Other prominent feminists of the 70’s, such as Gloria Steinme and Betty Frieden, are all pop-ups. Mrs. America is great for taking a clear look at history through powerhouse performances.
The comedy, starring Remy Youssef, sheds light on the life of a first-generation American Muslim who grew up in New Jersey. Understanding the values of his Egyptian community can be dangerous for Rami, but he embarks on his spiritual journey with humor and empathy. It gets even better when Mehrshala Ali joins Season 2.
The Accident (2019)
If you’re a fan of British TV, this is no better than the Sarah Lancashire-led miniseries. The accident, yes, is an accident in an imaginary Welsh community. A blast at a construction site has killed several children, leaving the community fighting for justice. Lancashire is playing the role of a hairdresser married to a local politician, whose plans to improve the town are not working. Careful, meticulous and complex handling, the accident is compelling.