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Amazon must love us. They're bringing us this new series: RESIDUE. ???
Amazon must love us. They’re bringing us this new series: RESIDUE. ???

by Liz Shannon Miller

While the spring of 2015 has been dominated by Netflix releasing high profile series after high profile series, “House of Cards,” “Bloodline” and “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” aren’t the only new shows available now for streaming.

“Residue,” created by John Harrison, premiered last week on Netflix with three 45 minute-long episodes. The genre series, starring “Game of Thrones” notables Natalie Tena and Iwan Rheon, tracks the aftermath of a devastating explosion on the city of London and the government conspiracy that might be concealing the truth. (Netflix users might expect to see it as a recommended pick if they’ve watched a lot of “The X-Files” or other genre programming.)

Via both phone and email, Indiewire got a step-by-step breakdown of how “Residue’s” first season landed on the streaming giant, and what might happen next with the series.

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