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Netflix Sets Release Dates for Pee-wee's Big Holiday, Idris Elba's Beasts and More Original Films

Which will you watch?

Liz Raftery

Netflix has set release dates for Pee-wee's Big Holiday, Adam Sandler's The Ridiculous Six, and more titles from its first rollout of original films.

Leading the way is Beasts of No Nation, from writer/director Cary Fukunaga (True Detective) and starring Idris Elba as an African warlord. Chronicling the story of a child soldier who is recruited to fight in a civil war in Africa, Beasts will premiere on Netflix and in some U.S. theaters on Friday, Oct. 16.

Adam Sandler has inked a deal to debut four original films on Netflix, the first of which will be the ensemble comedy The Ridiculous Six, starring Sandler, Terry Crews, Jorge Garcia, Taylor Lautner, Rob Schneider, Luke Wilson and Nick Nolte. It will be available to all Netflix members on Friday, Dec. 11.

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Kicking off 2016 will be Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend, which will be released in theaters in China and on Netflix globally in early 2016. Michelle Yeoh reprises her role as Yu Shu-Lien from the original movie.

And the highly anticipated Pee-wee's Big Holiday, which follows Pee-wee Herman (Paul Reubens) as he takes his first vacation, will premiere on Netflix in March 2016.

Which of the movies will you watch?

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