By Mike Murphy
Netflix Inc. teased its future Saturday, releasing a slew of trailers and clips for upcoming releases, including new seasons of “Stranger Things,” “Ozark” and “Bridgerton.”
The streaming service’s first-ever Tudum event for fans (named for the two-note beat on Netflix’s startup screen) featured trailers and clips of more than 70 original series and almost 30 original movies, along with celebrity appearances — sort of a Netflix /zigman2/quotes/202353025/composite NFLX -2.33% version of Comic-Con — and streamed worldwide .
Among the highlights: The first teaser of Netflix’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s epic “The Sandman”; the announcement that a new season of “Tiger King” will drop Nov. 17; the opening title sequence for the live-action “Cowboy Bebop” adaptation; trailers for the upcoming action movies “Red Notice” and “Extraction 2”; and sneak peeks at new seasons for some of Netflix’s most popular series, such as “Cobra Kai” (coming Dec. 31), “Ozark” (coming in 2022), “Bridgerton” (coming in 2022), and “Stranger Things” (release data TBA).
Here are some of the highlights:
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