The first four months of 2021 ended, and we are now in the month of May. In the last four months, a slew of new series has premiered on Amazon Prime, many of which have gone on to become major hits. If you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber, you’re already aware of all of this. But, as an Amazon series follower, you’re curious about what new series are coming to Amazon Prime in May?

Now, as a result of all of the Amazon Prime subscribers who come here to learn about the latest series. Yes, you’ve come to the right place. I’ve compiled a list of all the upcoming prime series in this section. So, please read this article all the way through.

In May, Amazon will release new titles

Amazon Prime has revealed its May 2021 lineup of new TV shows, which includes several big names. Amazon will debut three original TV series. The Underground Railroad, a big-budget adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and Jenkins’ first TV series following the success (and Oscars) of Moonlight and If Beale Street Could Talk, is the most awaited film. Solos, in which big-name actors deliver monologues, and Panic, a thriller that combines elements from The Purge and The Hunger Games, are the other two series.

So, here’s what you need to know about all three movies. Before you watch them, make sure you know everything about them.

The Underground Railroad

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  • Genres: Drama | History | War
  • Release Date: 14 May 2021 (USA)
  • Director: Barry Jenkins
  • Writers: Jihan Crowther, Barry Jenkins, Colson Whitehead
  • Composer: Nicholas Britell
  • Number of episodes: 10
  • Language: English

Main Cast In The Underground Railroad

  • Thuso Mbedu as a Cora
  • Chase W. Dillon as a Homer
  • Joel Edgerton as a Ridgeway
  • Aaron Pierre as a Caesar

Trailer of The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad is an upcoming American historical fiction drama limited series directed by Barry Jenkins and based on Colson Whitehead’s novel of the same name. On May 14, 2021, the series will stream on Prime Video.

The Underground Railroad, which was actually a network of abolitionists, secret roads, and safe houses that helped enslaved African-Americans escape to freedom in the early to mid-1800s, is an actual railroad in an alternate timeline, complete with engineers, conductors, tracks, and tunnels. So, in an attempt to ride the subterranean train to freedom, Cora, an enslaved Black woman in Georgia, meets newcomer Caesar.


  • Genres:  Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
  • Release Date: 21 May 2021 (USA)
  • Director: David Weil
  • Writer: David Weil
  • Creator: David Weil
  • Number of episodes: 7
  • Language: English

Main Cast In Solos

  • Morgan Freeman as a Stuart
  • Anne Hathaway as a Leah
  • Helen Mirren as a Peg
  • Uzo Aduba as a Sasha
  • Anthony Mackie as a Tom
  • Constance Wu as a Jenny
  • Dan Stevens as an Otto
  • Nicole Beharie as a Nera

Solos is an upcoming Amazon Studios-produced American dramatic anthology streaming television series developed by David Weil. Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway, Helen Mirren, Uzo Aduba, Anthony Mackie, Constance Wu, Dan Stevens, and Nicole Beharie star in the film. Which is directed by Morgan Freeman. The seven-episode series will debut on Prime Video on May 21, 2021.

There are seven distinct character-driven stories in this collection. So, each character will embark on an exciting journey in an unknown future. And, they will realize that we are all linked through the human experience, even in our most isolated moments.


  • Genres:  Adventure | Drama | Thriller
  • Release Date: 28 May 2021 (USA)
  • Director: Leigh Janiak
  • Writer:  Lauren Oliver
  • Creator: Lauren Oliver
  • Number of episodes: 1
  • Language: English

Main Cast In Panic

  • Olivia Welch as a Heather Nill
  • Mike Faist as a Dodge Mason
  • Jessica Sula as a Natalie Williams
  • Ray Nicholson as a Ray Hall
  • Enrique Murciano as a Sheriff Cortez
  • Camron Jones as a Bishop Mason
  • Jordan Elsass as a Tyler Young

Lauren Oliver’s Panic is an upcoming American teen drama streaming television series based on her 2014 novel of the same name. Olivia Welch, Mike Faist, and Jessica Sula star in the series, which will premiere on Prime Video on May 28, 2021.

It is set in a small Texas town where graduating seniors participate in a series of competitions. Each summer, the winner takes everything, believing that this is their only opportunity to escape their circumstances and improve their lives. But the rules have changed this year: the prize pool is bigger than ever before, and the game has become much more dangerous. So, the players will be forced to confront their deepest, darkest fears and determine how much they are willing to sacrifice to succeed.

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So, now you know everything about the three new series that will be available on Amazon Prime Video. Now you can go watch all of the shows on their respective release dates. Also, please leave a comment below with your thoughts on this article.