Are You Watching ‘Toy Boy’ on Netflix Yet? ‘Magic Mike’ Meets Murder Mystery in this New Series
If you (like the rest of America) are running out of streaming options, we highly recommend you start watching Netflix’s new series, Toy Boy, which is practically a cross between Magic Mike and True Detective.
Keep reading for everything we know about Toy Boy.
1. What is 'Toy Boy' about?
Toy Boy is a new Spanish TV show on Netflix. It takes place in Marbella, Spain, and tells the story of Hugo Beltrán (Jesús Mosquera), a male stripper who served seven years in a Málaga prison. When he’s released while awaiting retrial, he embarks on a journey to prove that he was framed. Basically, think of it as a steamy murder mystery…with a Magic Mike twist.
2. When did 'Toy Boy' premiere?
Toy Boy premiered on February 28 on Netflix. Season one consists of 13 episodes, each lasting around 70 minutes. Although it was filmed in Spanish, Netflix offers both subtitle and English-dubbed versions. *Adds to queue*
3. Who's in it?
In addition to Mosquera, Toy Boy also stars Cristina Castaño (Macarena Medina de Solís), María Pedraza (Triana Marín), José de la Torre (Iván), Carlo Costanzia (Jairo), Raudel Raúl Martiato (Germán), Maria Pedraza (Triana Marín), Juanjo Almeida (Andrea Medina), José Manuel Seda (Borja Medina) and Álex Gadea (Mateo Medina).
4. What does 'Toy Boy' mean?
The story focuses on four male strippers, who call themselves “toy boys”. According to Dictionary.com, the term is slang for “a male lover who is much younger than his partner.” The more you know.
5. Is it worth the watch?
100 percent, especially if you love a good crime thriller. The series expertly details Hugo’s story, leading viewers on a journey that will have them guessing until the very end.
6. Will there be a 'Toy Boy' season 2?
Unfortunately, Netflix hasn’t announced any details about season two. Since the first installment ended on a massive cliffhanger, we wouldn’t be surprised if that changes in the near future.