'The Goop Lab': Release date, plot, trailer and everything else about Netflix's docuseries on Gwyneth Paltrow's company
Goop went from a newsletter by the Academy Award-winning actress, to an editorial and e-commerce platform for men and women that dabbles in food, skincare, and sex
American actress, singer, author, and businesswoman Gwyneth Paltrow, who owns the lifestyle company Goop, is coming together with Netflix to bring you a series on the inner workings of the company -- ‘The Goop Lab’.
Goop went from a newsletter by the Academy Award-winning actress, to an editorial and e-commerce platform for men and women that dabbles in food, skincare, and sex. The name “Goop”, per Business Insider, was thanks to branding legend Peter Arnell, who told Paltrow that all successful internet companies have double o's in their name.
'The Goop Lab' will debut on Netflix on January 24.
According to Netflix, the six-episode series is “A curiosity-driven exploration of boundary-pushing wellness topics”. These topics include psychedelics, cold therapy, orgasms, energy healing, and psychic mediums.
A poster for the series has been released that shows Paltrow standing inside what looks like a vagina. The text reads, “Reach New Depths.”
Paltrow’s work in Hollywood has received praise right from the beginning of her career. Her roles in films like ‘Seven’, ‘Emma’, ‘Sliding Doors’, ‘A Perfect Murder’, and ‘Shakespeare in Love’ had garnered her critical acclaim. Since then, she has only received more praise for her acting.
She ended up winning the Academy Award for “Best Actress” with her performance in ‘Shakespeare in Love’. The 47-year-old actor and activist is a “Save the Children” artist ambassador, she is also a member of the board of the Robin Hood Foundation.
In the trailer that dropped on Monday, one can see Paltrow discuss self-pleasuring and what it really means “to get to know the vulva”. One of the women in the room explains how she went through days of therapy in just hours and what that felt like.
People jumping into freezing cold water, exorcism and the use of psychic mediums feature in the trailer, only adding to the intrigue behind what goes on inside Goop. An employee of Paltrow, in the trailer, says, “What we try to do at Goop is to explore ideas that may seem out there or too scary.”
It ends with Paltrow in a boardroom with various employees, and she says: “We’re here one time, one life. How can we really milk the s**t out of this?”
If you like ‘The Goop Lab’, you will also like:
‘Ugly Delicious’, ‘The Chef Show’, ‘Tidying Up with Marie Kondo’, ‘Queer Eye’, and ‘Styling Hollywood’.