A new film is coming to Netflix this September. It’s not an old, popular TV show from the 2000s or the debut of a new Netflix Original. The series is called ‘Cuties‘ which follows an 11-year old girl named Amy who joins a “twerking dance crew”. The show details her reasoning to join was because she wanted to explore femininity and defy her family’s traditional beliefs. If you want to see the show’s trailer, click here.
The show is still set to release on September 9th even after heavy criticism. They released an apology saying, “We’re deeply sorry for the inappropriate artwork that we used for Cuties. It was not ok, nor was it representative of this French film which premiered at Sundance. We’ve now updated the pictures and description.”
Even after changing the disgusting picture and description, how does that fix the film? Netflix is still allowing their viewers to watch this series and financially support it. So, will this become the new normal? Is it possible you login to Netflix in a year and the top shows to watch are Cuties or Queen and Slim?
It didn’t take long for Hollywood to come to a quick defense for Cuties. Tessa Thompson from Men in Black: International Agent and Thor: Ragnorak was an outspoken supporter of the film. She describes it as a “fresh voice at the helm” and was disappointed to see the film’s heavy dissatisfaction.