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‘Kaleidoscope’ Netflix Crime Series: Coming to Netflix in January 2023 and What We Know So Far

Kaleidoscope – image. Netflix

Late final 12 months, Netflix introduced it had picked up a brand new “innovative” heist sequence primarily based on a real story. Tati Gabrielle, Jai Courtney, Giancarlo Esposito, and Rufus Sewell are hooked up to the present which is scheduled to be launched on New Year’s Day 2023. Here’s a rundown of every part we learn about Netflix’s Kaleidoscope sequence.

Note: this text is a reside preview of the beforehand titled Kaleidoscope which we first revealed on September sixteenth, 2022 the place we broke the news alongside Hollywood trades. We have up to date the piece to broaden on extra data as time goes on.

Here’s a fast rundown on what you’ll be able to anticipate from the sequence:

“Spanning 24 years, the series centers around the largest heist ever attempted, and the vengeance, scheming, loyalties, and betrayals that surround it. It’s loosely inspired by the real story where $70 billion dollars in bonds went missing in downtown Manhattan during Hurricane Sandy.”

The NYPost has an excellent primer for the sequence that appears into the problem of the bearer bonds being misplaced to Hurricane Sandy which occurred between October twenty second and November 2nd, 2012.

Who’s behind Kaleidoscope on Netflix?

Eric Garcia (recognized for Matchstick Men, Repo Men, and Anonymous Rex) serves as creator, showrunner, and government producer on the venture.

Producing the sequence are Automatik Entertainment (Fred Berger, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, and Justin Levy) and Scott Free Productions (Ridley Scott, David W. Zucker and Jordan Sheehan).

Among the administrators hooked up to the present embrace:

  • José Padilha who will direct the pilot episode and the second episode. He’s finest recognized for serving as a creator, director and government producer on Netflix’s The Mechanism.
  • Everardo Gout (unconfirmed) will direct two episodes within the sequence. Following Kaleidoscope, Gout is shifting onto direct Netflix’s American Jesus Millarworld adaptation.
  • Mairzee Almas (unconfirmed) may even direct two episodes of the present. Her credit consists of Netflix’s The Sandman (she’ll direct episode 6) and labored on Netflix’s Shadow and Bone and Locke & Key.

When is Kaleidoscope coming to Netflix?

We can verify that Kaleidoscope will likely be launched on Netflix on January 1st, 2023.

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Netflix has additionally launched some behind-the-scenes footage of Kaleidoscope giving us an additional first have a look at the thrilling new sequence.

Who is within the forged for Netflix’s Kaleidoscope sequence?

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Cast grid for Netflix’s Kaleidoscope Series

  • Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad and The Boys) is Leo Papa aka The Mastermind – The Leader. Leo is whip-smart, intense, and pushed, with an engineer’s thoughts and a meticulous eye for element. He turned a thief at a younger age — and although he had an opportunity to get out, he couldn’t steer clear of the prison life and his relapse price him his household and his freedom.
  • Paz Vega (Sex and Lucía, Spanglish) is Ava Mercer aka The Weapons Specialist – An legal professional by day, she is equally at residence on a gun vary or gallery present as she is within the courtroom. Although she performs issues quick and free, deep down she’s a passionate soul who will do something to guard the few individuals near her.
  • Rufus Sewell (Dark City, may even seem in Netflix’s The Diplomat) as Roger Salas aka The Corporate Security Titan – A former thief who has reinvented himself as a high tier safety professional, Roger is a salesman with an uncanny skill to govern individuals to his ends. Loyal, to a degree, however his personal ambitions and wishes will win out each time.
  • Tati Gabrielle (The 100, CAOS) as Hannah Kim AKA The Protégé – Intelligent, bold, and adaptable, Hannah is a girl who wears many hats — and is pushed by excess of cash. As a chameleon who flows between the world of high-stakes finance and low-lying crime, she should use every part in her bag of methods to discover a means up and out.
  • Peter Mark Kendall (The Americans, Chicago Med) as Stan Loomis aka The Smuggler – A small-time smuggler with a big-time ardour for all times’s epicurean pleasures, Stan’s obtained a mouth that by no means stops operating and the guts of a hopeless romantic. Loyal to a fault, he’s prepared to threat all of it for the article of his want — even when it means giving up the snug life he’s constructed for himself.
  • Rosaline Elbay (Ramy) as Judy Goodwin aka The Explosive Expert – The crew’s demolitions specialist, Judy is headstrong and unbiased — an eccentric spitfire with a sarcastic edge who’s intelligent and gifted sufficient to remain a step forward of her errors.
  • Jai Courtney (Terminator Genisys, Divergent) as Bob Goodwin aka The Safecracker – A chest-puffing alpha male with a knack for safecracking and pushing individuals’s buttons, Bob is engaging sufficient to be a risk and good sufficient to be harmful to anybody who will get in his means when he’s on the hunt.
  • Jordan Mendoza (Human Resources, ZIWE) as RJ Acosta Jr aka The Driver – Shaggy and technical-minded, RJ is a self-taught engineer, a superb mechanic and automobile customizer, and a driver extraordinaire. While he excels in tech know-how, he lacks widespread sense and other people abilities, however his loyalty to Leo is aware of no bounds. When he’s invited to affix the crew, he jumps on the probability to show his price.
  • Niousha Noor (#Persianize) as Nazan Abassi aka The Driven Agent “who is the raging fire that threatens to burn our crew of thieves down”.
  • Soojeong Son (Servant) as Liz Kim aka The Sister – Liz is Hannah’s youthful sister, a free spirit and aspiring DJ/immersive dance captain. She’s a supply of pleasure to Hannah, however her laissez-faire perspective conflicts with Hannah’s deep work ethic. Together, they’ll need to discover a technique to help one another and work hand-in-hand in the event that they wish to come out on high.
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Giancarlo Esposito – Picture. Netflix

Beyond this preliminary forged checklist, we additionally now know the next have additionally joined the forged:

  • Hemky Madera (Spider-Man: Homecoming) as Carlos aka The Henchmen
  • Bubba Weiler as Agent Sameul Toby aka The Partner
  • Stacey Oristano (Bunheads) as Barbara Loomis
  • Whit Washing (Just Getting Started) as Ted Gough
  • Max Casella (Jackie) as Taco
  • Robinne Lee (Hitch) as Lily
  • James Augustus Lee (Ecclesiastes) as Cade

Kaleidoscope episode titles revealed with a singular viewing expertise

In the press launch from Netflix, the entire titles of the episodes have been revealed. However, the order by which episodes of Kaleidoscope are seen will likely be distinctive to every subscriber;

The compelling crime anthology sequence takes a non-linear method to storytelling, constructing intrigue and suspense uniquely, with Netflix members every having a special immersive viewing expertise. Some members could begin with sure episodes (like episodes “Yellow” or “Green”), then transfer deeper into their very own private viewing order with various episodes (“Blue” or “Violet” or “Orange,” adopted by “Red” or “Pink”) till the epic “White: The Heist” story finale.

All viewers will finally see all episodes, however the order by which they watch the episodes will have an effect on their viewpoint on the story, the characters, and the questions and solutions on the coronary heart of the heist. How will you expertise the colours of Kaleidoscope?

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Giancarlo Esposito and Paz Vega – image. Netfix

Below are the “Colors” and episode titles of Kaleidoscope;

  • Yellow: 6 Weeks Before The Heist
  • Green: 7 Years Before the Heist
  • Blue: 5 Days Before the Heist
  • Violet: 24 Years Before the Heist
  • Orange: 3 Weeks Before the Heist
  • Red: The Morning After the Heist
  • Pink: 6 Months After
  • White: The Heist” the epic story finale.
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Running via the streets of New York? Picture. Netflix

Where is Kaleidoscope in manufacturing at Netflix?

Kaleidoscope is filming principally in Brooklyn at Netflix’s new state-of-the-art New York Studio that’s named Bushwick Studio. It’s a model new location for Netflix which opened its doorways in the summertime of 2021 and due to this fact, Kaleidoscope is without doubt one of the first main sequence to be filmed there. The studio is a part of Netflix’s $100 million pledge for the town.

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Netflix Bushwick Studio – Picture: Netflix

According to manufacturing listings seen by What’s on Netflix, the present started filming on September 1st, 2021, and wrapped on March sixteenth, 2022.

Throughout early 2022, we obtained snippets of news from each eye-witnesses and native news reviews that the present was filming in and round Brooklyn.

Huntington Now reported in January 2022 that the sequence took over The Dix Hills Diner and the neighboring Gold Coast Jewelry & Pawn on East Jericho Turnpike

As we talked about, quite a lot of eyewitnesses caught the present filming and shared the news on social media. They caught the sequence filming in 28 Liberty Street (across the One Chase Manhatten Plaza), Fulton and Nostrand in Brooklyn, Midtown East New York,




A variety of users on Facebook caught the present filming in and round Corey Beach in New York City.

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“Filming Kaleidoscope on Netflix down at Corey beach!” on Facebook – January nineteenth, 2022

For extra crime sequence in growth at Netflix, take a look at our preview for these developing right here.

Are you wanting ahead to trying out Kaleidoscope on Netflix? Let us know within the feedback down beneath.



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