Netflix’s New Crime Series ‘Kaleidoscope’ Is The Heist We’ve Been Waiting For

Join in on a 25-year heist, a $70 billion payday, and a seemingly unbreakable vault in Netflix’s new crime series ‘Kaleidoscope’.

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Netflix's Kaleidoscope Cast

If you loved Rian Johnson and Ram Bergman’s Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, a fiction concept based on the novels by the astonishing thriller author Agatha Christie, you are going to love Netflix’s new compelling crime series Kaleidoscope.

The attempt at the biggest payday in history happens on January 1, as a crew of masterful thieves ventures to make it through the world’s most powerful security team and the FBI to unlock an unbreakable vault for 70 billion dollars.

The series is loosely based on the real-life story of the events where 70 billion dollars in bonds went missing during Hurricane Sandy. The timeline will cover over 25 years, spanning from 24 years before the heist and 6 months afterward.

The Episodes

The eight-episode series is quite unconventional, as each viewer will have a unique viewing experience, entering the heist at different moments in time. The episodes are titled a different color, which means some viewers may begin the experience with green while others begin with violet. Each viewer will eventually see each episode, but where they begin, and the order in which they watch the episodes will affect their perspective of the characters, viewpoint on the story, and the questions and answers that may solve the heist.

Episode titles include:

  • “Yellow: 6 Weeks Before The Heist”
  • “Green: 7 Years Before the Heist”
  • “Blue: 5 Days Before the Heist”
  • “Violet: 24 Years Before the Heist”
  • “Orange: 3 Weeks Before the Heist”
  • “Red: The Morning After the Heist”
  • “Pink: 6 Months After”
  • “White: The Heist” the epic story finale.

Description: Kaleidoscope. Episode “Yellow” of Kaleidoscope. Cr. Clifton Prescod/Netflix © 2022

The Cast

The anthology stars Giancarlo Esposito (he/him), Paz Vega (she/her), Rufus Sewell (he/him),
Tati Gabrielle (she/her), Peter Mark Kendall (he/him), Rosaline Elbay (she/her), Jai Courtney
(he/him), Niousha Noor (she/her), Jordan Mendoza (he/him), Soojeong Son (she/her) and
Hemky Madera (he/him).

In this immersive experience, all the episodes connect to one another and will introduce new information in a non-sequential order to allow viewers to decide on their own who to believe, who not to trust, and who to root for. 

The epic finale titled, “White: The Heist” will bring viewers together to conclude the series and answer all of the questions we’ve been longing to get answers to. Through a series of vengeance, betrayal, greed, and mistrust, how will you experience the colors of the Kaleidoscope?

Can’t wait any longer? Check out the official trailer for the series below and tune into Netflix on January 1 for your first look.

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