Everything Now on Netflix: need to know

The plot, actors, director, dates and trailer for the upcoming new streaming series.

What’s Everything Now about?

A new British series about Mia, a 16-year-old Londoner recovering from an eating disorder who creates a bucket list of teen experiences that frighten and thrill her to make up for the time she lost in a rehabilitation centre.

Who’s in Everything Now?

Mia is played by Sophie Wilde, who you might know from the recent Australian horror movie hit Talk to Me. The show also stars Vivienne Acheampong, Luca Slade and Aurélien Pallot. Stephen Fry also makes an appearance!

Read: Talk to Me review: an Australian horror to possess you

Who created Everything Now?

The show was created by 22-year-old Ripley Parker (whose mum is Thandiwe Newton).

Who directs Everything Now?

Alyssa McCLennand (Sex Education) directed two episodes (including the series premiere), with others directed by Charlie Manton, Dionne Edwards and Laura Steinel.

Read: Sex Education review: in search of a happy ending

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When and where can I watch Everything Now?

Everything Now premieres on Netflix on 5 October.

More: Netflix – new shows and films streaming in October 2023

Paul Dalgarno is author of the novels A Country of Eternal Light (2023) and Poly (2020); the memoir And You May Find Yourself (2015); and the creative non-fiction book Prudish Nation (2023). He was formerly Deputy Editor of The Conversation and joined ScreenHub as Managing Editor in 2022. X: @pauldalgarno. Insta: @dalgarnowrites