New movies and series not to be missed in January 2023

A bit of a timid start on their platforms until 2023 flow, though there’s always something to eat (and plenty of content released in 2022 to catch up on). On our side, we will not miss the 2nd season of the animated series Star Wars: The Bad Bunch about Disney+ and the final season of the series Hunters about Amazon Prime Video. movie side, netflix to our choice with a thriller Pale Blue Eye and an interesting science fiction film Jung_E. Finally, we’ll watch a new French series for a few laughs In place With Jean-Pascal Zadi and Benoit Poelvoorde netflix.

What will we watch in January 2023?

Star Wars: The Bad Gang – Season 2 (animated series)

Platform: Disney+

Release date: January 04, 2023 (16 episodes / 20-30 minutes)

Star Wars: The Bad Bunch returns for a second season and should kick off a rich year for the Star Wars universe on Disney+. 16 new episodes of the animated series featuring the elite squadron in the program Clone Force 99, nicknamed “Bad Batch”. A few months have passed since the events of the first season, and the group of mercenaries continues their mission and is still fighting for survival in the face of an increasingly oppressive new Empire.

Pale Blue Eye (film)

Platform: Netflix

Release date: January 06, 2023

After a limited theatrical release in the US and other territories in 2022, Pale Blue Eye coming exclusively to Netflix. Set in 1830, this period film follows Inspector Augustus Landor’s (Christian Bale) investigation into a series of murders at West Point Military Academy. He will be helped by a young cadet, future writer Edgar Allan Poe (Harry Melling). Based on Louis Bayard’s novel of the same name, the cast includes Gillian Anderson, Robert Duvall and Charlotte Gainsbourg.

Hunters – final season (TV series)

Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Release date: January 13, 2023 (8 episodes / 50-90 minutes)

Serial after three years of waiting Amazon-Original Hunters returns for the second and final season to wrap up the plot. Recall that the series takes place 32 years after the end of World War II in the United States, where a group of Nazi hunters, led by an Auschwitz survivor, follows members of a secret society carrying out a plan to recreate the State. Nazi christened the Fourth Reich. This is the last season Hunters is still produced by Jordan Peele and we find Al Pacino in the title role.

Jung_E (movie)

Platform: Netflix

Release date: January 20, 2023

Film director Last train to Busan (2016) returns with a sci-fi thriller Jung_E, a Netflix exclusive. In a post-apocalyptic world ravaged by civil war and brutal climate change, the few survivors hide in shelters. A researcher at an institute that develops brain cloning and artificial intelligence technologies is leading the effort to end this civil war. For this, he will clone the brain of the heroic soldier, his own mother, and train him to be the perfect warrior.

In Place – 1 season (TV series)

Platform: Netflix

Release date: January 20, 2023

Jean-Pascal Zadi, actor / director / screenwriter for the film Caesar just black (2020), is coming to Netflix in a new original series In place. We find him in the role of Stéphane Blé, MJC’s neighborhood teacher, despite the fact that he will join the race for the presidential election. He will soon climb the polls to become a threat to the main candidate for the Elysee, played by Benoît Poelvoorde. In the cast of this political-comedy series we also find Eric Judor and Marina Fois.

Calendar of SVOD releases for January 2023 (our selection of new releases)

  • Kaleidoscope / Netflix / 01/01/2023 (miniseries).
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Season 2) / Disney+ / 04.01.2023 (animated series).
  • The Lovers (Season 2) / Disney+ / 04/01/2023 (TV series).
  • Pale Blue Eye / Netflix / 06.01.2023 (film).
  • Vikings: Valhalla (Season 2) / Netflix / 12.01.2023 (TV series).
  • Free Boy / Disney+ / 13.01.2023 (movie).
  • Hunters (final season) / Amazon Prime Video / 13.01.2023 (TV series).
  • Jung_E / Netflix / 20.01.2023 (film).
  • En Place (season 1) / Netflix / 20.01.2023 (TV series).
  • Extraordinary / Disney+ / 25.01.2023 (TV series).
  • Shotgun Wedding / Amazon Prime Video / 27.01.2023 (film).
  • Pamela, A Love Story / Netflix / 31.01.2023 (documentary).

And you, what is yours SVOD/streaming schedule for this month of January 2023? Let us know all about it in the comments…

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