New Netflix actuality present Sexy Beasts turns courting singles into animals
Netflix, on prime of being a house for auteur filmmakers’ ardour initiatives, large blockbuster anime variations, and interactive game-like storytelling, can be a premiere participant in the reality TV genre. And in true MTV-of-the-mid-2000s style, the streamers’ newest development is all about courting competitions like Too Hot to Handle and The Circle. Their newest high-concept present guarantees to by some means out high-concept all of them.
Much like Netflix’s different collection Love Is Blind, Sexy Beasts offers contestants a brand new strategy to test their looks-based biases on the door and indulge their Cats fantasies. “Hoping to say goodbye to superficial dating,” reads Netflix’s synopsis, “real-life singles sport elaborate makeup and prosthetics to put true blind-date chemistry to the test.”
Based on a trailer for the present, which means dressing up as all the things from a dolphin to a beaver to a scarecrow and even a satan that appears like Tim Curry’s Lord of Darkness from the Tom Cruise fantasy film Legend. The pondering goes that when you can fall in love with a panda girl whereas dressed as a bull man, which means it’s true love. We await the furry response.
Narrated by Catastrophe star and comic Rob Delaney, Sexy Beasts is an replace of a short-lived BBC 3 actuality collection from 2014. In a post-Masked Singer world, most likely makes much more sense now. At least on paper.
Sexy Beasts premieres on Netflix on July 21.