As well as being a streaming giant of all things drama, documentary and general entertainment-related, Netflix are further establishing themselves as the place to go for stellar new YA shows.


Ginny & Georgia and Wednesday are recent standout drama hits, but lest we forget about upcoming newcomers like That '90s Show and, of course, Lockwood & Co.

The latter series is a a thrilling new show based on the beloved young adult supernatural novels of the same name, written by Jonathan Stroud. The action-packed show is written, directed and produced by Joe Cornish (Attack the Block, The Kid Who Would Be King, Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn) and executive produced by Nira Park and Rachael Prior.

It blends all the gripping parts of a detective drama and combines them with elements of the supernatural – what more could you want? And now, we finally have a new look at Lockwood & Co.

Watch the trailer below.

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In the new trailer – exclusive to – we get our first glimpse at the British fantasy drama and the young main cast. The trailer opens with Lucy Carlyle (Bridgerton's Ruby Stokes) embarking on a train journey to London, but not before being told by a female relative: "It's terrible the world's come to this, I feel sorry for your generation."

She sees an advertisement for Lockwood & Co. and proceeds to meet the rest of the team, run by Anthony Lockwood (Cameron Chapman) and relative genius George Karim George Karim (Ali Hadji-Heshmati), who’s known as George Cubbins in the books. "How about we find ourselves a ghost?" Anthony says.

As the trailer continues, we see the pair embark on some chilling ghost hunts, equipped with impressive swords and leaving a fair share of carnage in their wake. The trio are seen as "amateurs" but Anthony remains focused on his vision and tells Lucy: "The big agencies pretend they've got things under control."

As well as tense fight scenes, dealing with "real life criminals" and "every ghost in London [being] out to kill" the teens, it looks like Lockwood & Co. is far from your ordinary drama. It's a good thing, then, that we don't have long to wait until it lands on our screens on Friday 27th January.

Ruby Stokes in Lockwood & Co.
Ruby Stokes in Lockwood & Co. Netflix

The series takes place in a world "plagued by ghosts, where giant corporations employ psychic teens to battle the supernatural". But only one company operates without adult supervision: Lockwood & Co.

As per the synopsis: "Run by Anthony Lockwood, a rebellious young entrepreneur haunted by his mysterious past, his brilliant but eccentric sidekick George and a newly arrived, supremely gifted girl called Lucy, this renegade trio are about to unravel a terrifying mystery that will change the course of history."

Will the small agency survive some of the spookiest hauntings in the city? We'll just have to wait and see.

Lockwood & Co. is coming to Netflix on Friday 27th January. Sign up for Netflix from £6.99 a month. Netflix is also available on Sky Glass and Virgin Media Stream.

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