Brand New Cherry Flavor: Season 1

Brand New Cherry Flavor: Season 1

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Netflix horror series about a filmmaker who heads to Hollywood in the early '90s to make her movie but tumbles down a hallucinatory rabbit hole of sex, magic, revenge — and kittens. Based on the novel by Todd Grimson. More

Lisa N. Nova (Rosa Salazar) comes to L.A . dead set on directing her first movie. But when she trusts the wrong person and gets stabbed in the back, everything goes sideways and a dream project turns into a nightmare. This particular nightmare has zombies, hit men, supernatural kittens, and a mysterious tattoo artist who likes to put curses on people. And Lisa’s going to have to figure out some secrets from her own past in order to get out alive.




I Exist

Sunlit promise — and the darkest danger — lies around... More each bend when new director Lisa meets a powerful producer. But he wants more than she expects.


Hair of the Dog

Rocked by a bizarre birth and thirsty for revenge, Lisa... More commits herself fully to the curse despite hateful visions. Roy unexpectedly steps up to help.


Roman Candle

Lost in Boro's jungle and astonished by her rampaging plant,... More Lisa gets an unsavory proposition from Lou. First comes a screening — then the screams.


Tadpole Smoothie

If a weird door in the floor opens, why not... More go down it? As chaos reigns, Lou confronts Lisa. Clues to Boro's past materialize. A new opening appears.



You can't go home again: A wild woman reconnects with... More her family. Lou finds a frantic Mary and eyes a way to get back at Lisa. The prodigal son returns.


Milk Bath

Mary goes deeper to realize an uncompromising vision. Boro shares... More her tale. Lisa perks up. Lou pushes for an ending, but will he get the one he wants?



A desperate Lisa kisses the toad, but blood-sex magic holds... More the key. Lou and Jonathan have a moment. A savage spirit accomplishes the impossible.



Lisa tries to finally get answers. She's made a lot... More of enemies on her way to the top, and she still has scores to settle. Who will make it out alive?

Brand New Cherry Flavor: Season 1 | Reviews

78%37 reviews

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An undeniable all-out performance from Rosa Salazar centers this hazy L.A. nightmare that’s by turns hypnotic and punishing.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

A deliciously bizarre show-biz allegory.

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The dose of neon-tinted surrealism Lynch fans have been seeking since the end of Twin Peaks.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

Salazar holds the whole mess together, even when the show doesn't know what it's doing beyond being creepy/cool.

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Bloody Disgusting

Bloody Disgusting

A neon-soaked nightmare-fueled exploration of identity, sexuality, and the artificial constructs that perpetuate their exploitation.

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Brand New Cherry Flavor: Season 1 | Trailers

Brand New Cherry Flavor: Season 1 | Release Details

Brand New Cherry Flavor: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Netflix.