35 best new Netflix movies and shows coming in May 2020

(L-R) Linda Cardellini and Christina Applegate in Dead to Me, Season 2 - Courtesy of Netflix
(L-R) Linda Cardellini and Christina Applegate in Dead to Me, Season 2 - Courtesy of Netflix /
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2. Dead to Me

Season: 2

Created By: Liz Feldman

Starring: Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini, James Marsden, Max Jenkins, Sam McCarthy, Luke Roessler

Release Date: Friday, May 8

Jen and Judy are back! After ranking as one of 2019’s most-watched shows on Netflix, with over 30 million viewers checking out the show within its first month of release, Dead to Me debuts its highly anticipated second season. The dark comedy quickly became a new favorite thanks to its star power and clever storytelling. There’s no doubt about it, season 2 won’t be slowing down the pace at all. Rather, we’re in for a season going in overdrive, and it’s definitely one of the month’s top new release shows you need to add directly to the front of your watch list.

Picking up in the aftermath of that jaw-dropping backyard surprise, Dead to Me returns with its second season to collect those shattered pieces off the floor. Well, as much as Jen and Judy can, anyway. Even though they planned to cut ties, Jen (Christina Applegate) and Judy (Linda Cardellini) find themselves connected by a recent development in Jen’s pool (no spoilers!). Season 2 welcomes Natalie Morales in a mysterious recurring role as Detective Perez (Diana Maria Riva) keeps here eyes on Jen and Judy. Amid high stakes, Jen and Judy must stick together to survive.

Dead to Me returns after a successful freshman run, which found the series earning positive reception from critics and grabbing plenty of award nominations. Applegate received nominations at the Emmy Awards, Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Awards, while creator Liz Feldman won a Writers Guild of America Award for penning the pilot script. Last year’s best bingeable new series looks to replicate and build on its success with a second season that as intriguing and unexpected. Don’t miss a second of season 2 when it streams in full on May 8.