Mandatory Streamers: Zoë Kravitz stars in Hulu’s High Fidelity adaptation
Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! For the week of February 10, Zoë Kravitz stars in Hulu’s small screen adaptation of Nick Hornby’s novel High Fidelity as Rob, a female record store owner in the rapidly gentrified neighborhood of Crown Heights, Brooklyn who revisits past relationships through music and pop culture, while trying to get over her one true love. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online this week as well as the latest renewal announcements below and be sure to visit our mother site Mandatory by clicking here!
High Fidelity, Series Premiere: The series will consist of 10 episodes telling the story from a female point of view, with Kravitz starring in the lead role (played by John Cusack in the 2000 feature film) who also executive produces. Also starring Da’Vine Joy Randolph as Cherise, David H. Holmes as Simon, Jake Lacy as Clyde, and Kingsley Ben-Adir, High Fidelity will launch on Friday, February 14.
Narcos: Mexico, Season 2 Premiere: Inspired by true events, the series explores the origins of the modern drug war going back to its roots, beginning at a time when the Mexican trafficking world was a loose and disorganized confederation of independent growers and dealers. Starring Michael Peña and Diego Luna, the second season will begin streaming on Thursday, February 13.
Outlander, Season 5 Premiere: Season 5 finds the Frasers fighting for their family and the home they have forged on Fraser’s Ridge. Jamie (Sam Heughan) must find a way to defend all that he has created in America, and to protect those who look to him for leadership and protection – while hiding his personal relationship with Murtagh Fitzgibbons, the man whom Governor William Tryon has ordered him to hunt down and kill. With her family together at last, Claire Fraser (Caitriona Balfe) must use her modern medical knowledge and foresight to prevent them from being ripped apart once again. However, while focusing on protecting others, she risks losing sight of what it means to protect herself. Meanwhile, Brianna Fraser (Sophie Skelton) and Roger MacKenzie (Richard Rankin) have been reunited, but the spectre of Stephen Bonnet still haunts them. Roger strives to find his place – as well as Jamie’s respect – in this new and dangerous time. The Frasers must come together, navigating the many perils that they foresee – and those they can’t. The new season will debut on Sunday, February 16.
War of the Words, Series Premiere: The drama series stars Golden Globe winner Gabriel Byrne and Oscar nominee Elizabeth McGovern in a modern reimagining of H.G. Wells’ classic science fiction novel. From award-winning writer Howard Overman, the series will premiere on Sunday, February 16.
Sex Education, Season 3: Netflix has greenlit a third season of the British teen dramedy series led by Asa Butterfield and Gillian Anderson! The first two seasons are available to stream now.
The Good Doctor, Season 4: ABC has officially renewed creator David Shore’s hit medical drama for a fourth season, scheduled to debut during the 2020-2021 broadcast season. Starring Golden Globe nominee Freddie Highmore, the series is currently airing its third season.