Must Watch Drama TV Series That Will Break Your Rom-Com Fatigue

Spending time in quarantine allowed us to explore the list of series we could not have watched because of our busy lives. Netflix is a hub of some unexplored gems which need your attention. No Matter how much you like Rom-com, horror, or comedy, Drama series is itself an undisputed genre everyone likes to watch once in a while.  Here, we will explore some Drama series you must give a try if you want to take a break from some basic genre list:

Drama TV Series

Ozark

Ozark is a criminal drama series directed by Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams and produced by Media Rights Capital. Ozark star cast includes Marty Byrde played by Jason Bateman and Windy Byrde played by Laura Linney as lead roles and Charlotte played by Sofia Hublitz, Ruth by Julia Garner, Roy Petty by Jason Butler Harner, Jonah Byrde by Skylar Gaertner. The series revolved around a Mexican drug racket when a scheme of money concealing went wrong, and Byrde tried to amend it by launching a bigger mission in Missouri. To protect his family, Marty shifts his family to a far-away resort of Osage Beach. Going on Marty deals with the local yet powerful families of Langmore and Snell and then Kansas Mafia.

Hannibal

Hannibal series will satisfy your hunger for some psychological horror. Bryan Fuller directs the series. The series is a movie depiction of Thomas Harris’s series of Novels like Red Dragon, Hannibal, and Hannibal’s rising characters. Star cast includes Will Graham played by Hugh Dancy, Hannibal Lecter played by Mads Mikkelsen, Alana Bloom played by Caroline Dhavernas, Beverly Katz played by Hettienne Park, Jack Crawford by Laurence Fishburne, Brian Zeller by Scott Thompson and Bedelia Du Maurier by Gillian Anderson

The story revolves around Will Graham, an FBI Profiler is asked to assist Jack Crawford to probe a homicidal maniac. Graham is supervised by a psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal as Graham’s findings will decide the fate of this investigation. On the other hand, Lecter, the serial killer, tried to bond with Graham within the FBI and took advantage of Graham’s sympathetic behavior towards psychopathic convicts and converted him into a murderer itself.

Mindhunter

Mindhunter is a crime thriller series directed by Joe Penhall. This series is a movie depiction of a real crime book named “MindHunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit” by Mark Olshaker and John E. Douglas. The cast includes Holden Ford played by Jonathon Groff, Bill Tench by Holt McCallany, Wendy Carr by Anna Torv, Debbie Mitford by Hannah Gross, Robert Shepard by Cotter Smith, Nancy Tench by Stacey Roca, Gregg Smith by Joe Tuttle, Ted Gunn by Michael Cerveris, Kay Manz by Lauren Glazier, Jim Barney by Albert Jones, Tanya Clifton by Sierra McClain and Camille Bell by June Carryl

The series revolves around the two FBI agents along with a psychologist who runs the Behavioural Science Unit in Quantico, Virginia. They investigate how serial murderers think and replicating the

The Crown

The Crown talks about the monarchy of Queen Elizabeth II written by Peter Morgan and produced by Left Bank Pictures and Sony Pictures. The cast of the series include Claire Foy and Olivia Colman as the lead role, Prince Philip by Matt Smith, Duke of Edinburgh by Tobias Menzies, Princess Margaret by Vanessa Kirby, Helena Bonham as Countess of Snowdon by Helena Bonham and Queen Mary by Eileen Atkins

There is a four-season of this series with each season focusing on different periods.

  • The first season depicts the journey of Queen Elizabeth II after her marriage with Philip Mountbatten in 1947 and when Princess Margaret broke her engagement with Peter Townsend.
  • The second season depicts the period of Prime Minister Harold Macmillan’s resignation and the birth of Prince Edward.
  • The third season covers the Harold Wilson era as a Prime Minister and entry of Camilla Shand.
  • The fourth season introduces Lady Diana Spencer and Margaret Thatcher while the fifth and sixth season depicts the Queen’s monarchy of the 21st Century.

The Haunting of Hill House

The Haunting of Hill House is an anthology series depicting scenes of supernatural horror, and family drama. Directed by Mike Flanagan and produced by Paramount Television and Amblin Television. The cast of the series includes Steven Crain played by Michiel Huisman, Olivia Crain by Carla Gugino, Hugh Crain by Timothy Hutton, Shirley Harris by Elizabeth Reaser, Luke Crain by Oliver Jackson, Theodora by Kate Siegel and Nell Crain by Victoria Pedretti.

This story revolves around the family who moves into a hill house to renovate it with the intention to sell it. But because of constant breakdowns, the stay of the Crain family is extended and soon the children start to experience paranormal events majorly associated with their mother. It forces them to flee from the house. After more than two decades, they gather again to resolve the tragic death of the youngest sibling resulting in uncovering terrifying truths about the house.

These web series will help you to overcome the classic comedy and Rom-Com fatigue and will surely add some excitement to your watch list. Let us know in the comment section below, which is your favorite series?

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