BURO TV Guide November 2021: 'Cowboy Bebop', 'Hellbound', 'Red Notice' and more
If you love variety, you're in for a treat. The best of November's small-screen lineup promises laughter, tears, and a whole lot of action. Here's what's in store for your binge-watching sessions this month:
1. Cowboy Bebop
When: From 19 November on Netflix
Watch if: Cowboys tracking the baddest bad guys of the galaxy
Watch for: John Cho, Mustafa Shakir
Netflix's adaptation of the legendary Japanese anime (also named Cowboy Bebop) is finally here. Starring John Cho, this 10-episodes series is about a ragtag crew of bounty hunters who chase down the galaxy's most dangerous criminals. Together, they'll save the world... if the price tag is worth the effort.
2. The Harder They Fall
When: 3 November on Netflix
Watch if: Cowboys and crime are an irresistible combination
Watch for: Idris Alba
The wild, wild west is perfectly portrayed in this film directed Jeymes Samuel. The Harder They Fall is based on the real-life cowboys, lawmen and outlaws of West America in the nineteenth century. Driven by the desire to mete out sweet revenge on behalf of his parents, outlaw Nat Love (Idris Alba) saddles up with his gang to take down Rufus Buck, the ruthless crime boss who's just been released from prison and also his parents' murderer.
When: From 19 November on Netflix
Watch if: On-screen fights for survival stoke your thirst for life
Watch for: Yoo Ah-in, Kim Hyun-joo
While K-drama adaptations of webtoons are now common, it's not every day that the webtoon's original creator is also the screen version's director. Set in an alternate version of Earth, the chaos in Hellbound begins when supernatural creatures suddenly appear and drag humans to hell. These unearthly beings stir up religious riots and devastation, leading not just to threats from the monsters but also conflict within the human race—it's anyone's guess who will survive the terror.
4. Red Notice
When: 12 November on Netflix
Watch if: You love a witty caper film
Watch for: Gal Gadot, Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds
Boasting a stellar cast, Red Notice is about FBI profiler Johnson Hartley (Dwayne Johnson) and his passion for pursuing the world's most-wanted art thieves. When his worst enemy, Nolan Booth (Ryan Reynolds), ends up becoming his reluctant partner, they've got to put their heads together—without actually butting heads—to catch an elusive crook who's always one step ahead.
5. The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star
When: 18 November on Netflix
Watch if: You've been waiting to find out how married life has been for this princess
Watch for: Vanessa Hudgens
Third time's the charm in The Princess Switch 3. When a priceless Christmas relic is stolen, royal look-alikes Margaret and Stacy turn to the audacious doppelganger Fiona and her dashing ex for help.
6. The Hot Zone: Anthrax
When: From Monday, 29 November at 10am on National Geographic (Astro CH 551)
Watch if: You're an adrenaline junkie fuelled by the chase
Watch for: Daniel Dae Kim
Just weeks after the 9/11 attacks, the United States was hit with another heartbreaking act of terrorism when letters laced with the infectious anthrax bacteria were sent out to victims, causing panic throughout the country. In this second season of The Hot Zone, a team of experts including FBI Special Agent Matthew Ryker (Daniel Dae Kim) are on a hunt to track down the anonymous perpetrator of this heinous crime that's claimed five lives—before more innocent people are made into victims. The script for this TV series is based on the best-selling 1994 non-fiction thriller novel by Richard Preston.
When: From Friday, 12 November, on Unifi TV (channel 481) and BBC Player (Astro GO)
Watch if: Whodunits keep you guessing and coming back for more
Watch for: Lucy Hale
This thriller laced with dark humour pits the police against a serial killer who has murdered, cut up and sewn six people into the shape of one horrifying body dubbed as the ‘ragdoll’. Assigned to this case is DS Rose and his best buddy and boss, DI Baxter—joined by a new recruit named DC Lake Edmunds (played by Lucy Hale)—who must put a stop to this killing spree, no matter what it takes, before it claims one of their own. This six-part series is based on a novel by Daniel Cole.