If there is anything VMAN is good at, it’s determining what projects are worth viewing during any season. Luckily, there is a variety of new and returning binge-worthy shows and documentaries arriving at a phone or laptop screen near you in the coming months and we’ve got you completely covered with an entire list.
From compelling comic book stories to shuddering thrillers inspired by the haunting works of Edgar Allen Poe, and non-fiction adventures, here are the top new (and some returning) shows and documentaries to start watching this season.
Fellow Travelers (Showtime)
Starring VMAN’s latest digital cover star Johnathan Bailey alongside Matt Bomer and Allison Williams, the steamy new drama series captures a queer love story of two very different men who meet during the McCarthy era in Washington.
Fall of the House of Usher (Netflix)
Based on the work of the iconic Edgar Allen Poe, Mike Flanagan, creator of The Haunting of Hill House and Midnight Mass, is releasing yet another chilling tale starring Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Zach Gilford, and Kate Siegel.
A Murder at the End of the World (FX)
A Gen-Z mystery series based on an amateur sleuth and tech-savvy hacker named Darby Hart. The new limited series catches Darby entangled in a murder mystery after being invited to an exclusive event, where one of the guests is found dead. Starring Emma Corin as Darby Hart, Brit Marling, and Clive Owen.
Scott Pilgrim Takes Off (Netflix)
Based on the anime-inspired comics and film starring Michael Cera, Scott Pilgrim Takes Off is an eight-episode animated series. The plot is in synchrony with the film, even including most of the voices of the 2010 film’s iconic cast. Michael Cera returns in the title role, along with Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Ramona Flowers, Kieran Culkin as Wallace Wells, and Anna Kendrick as Scott’s sister Stacey.
Power Book III: Raising Kanan (STARZ)
A third installment of the successful Power series, Raising Kanan is a sprawling family drama set in the 90s revolving around the notorious Kanan Stark- a mentor, partner, and adversary, who ultimately dies. The show stars Mekai Curtis as Kanan Stark, Patina Miller, and Joey Bada$$.