Netflix has today announced that the first two seasons of Homeland and American Horror Story will be available exclusively for Netflix UK and Ireland members to watch via the streaming service from March 13th 2014.
The new additions to the Netflix TV series line-up will, help it compete against the likes of Amazon’s LoveFilm which has just also launched as a free add-on via the Amazon Prime UK service for customers to enjoy.
“The critically acclaimed drama Homeland stars Claire Danes, who received a Golden Globe® and Emmy Award for her performance as CIA agent Carrie Mathieson and British favourite, Damian Lewis, also a Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner for his role as American soldier SergeantNicholas Brody. The series follows Brody’s transformation from war hero to suspected sleeper cell operative planning a terrorist atrocity after he returns home from 10 years capture in Iraq.”
“American Horror Story is the award-winning hit anthology series from creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Fulchuck. The first American Horror Story explores a subversive modern horror tale via the story of the Harmons, a family of three who move from Boston to Los Angeles as a means to reconcile past anguish. Starring Connie Britton, Dylan McDermottand Oscar and Emmy award winning actress Jessica Lange, the series also includes Kate Mara, star of Netflix Original series House of Cards.
Series two, American Horror Story:Asylum, is set in a Church-run haven for the criminally insane in 1964, ruled with an iron fist by a nun with a troubled past, Sister Jude, played by Jessica Lange. The series also stars Sarah Paulson,Joseph Fiennes and Zachary Quinto.”