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Upcoming Netflix shows and movies you won’t want to miss

Add these 10 exciting titles to your Netflix watchlist.
November 11, 2022
What to watch on Netflix
Edgar Cervantes / Android Authority

Netflix is constantly updating its library of original content, and every few weeks, the platform gives us a glimpse of some upcoming TV shows and movies. The streaming service is certainly not hitting the brakes on big-ticket titles, and if you can’t wait to see what’s in store, you’ve come to the right place. Obviously, not every upcoming Netflix title is on this list, but we’ve included all the ones that have a confirmed release date or at least an official teaser.

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So without further ado, here are all the upcoming Netflix TV shows and movies you can add to your watchlist right now. You can sign up for the service now at the link below:

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Netflix is still the leading premium streaming service, with over 200 million worldwide subscribers. It offers thousands of movies and TV shows to binge watch, including its always growing list of original films and series, including Stranger Things, The Witcher, Bridgerton, and many more.

Upcoming Netflix shows and movies

Editor’s note: We’ll regularly update this list of upcoming Netflix shows and movies as new ones and their release dates are announced.


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The latest live-action incarnation of the Addams Family franchise will focus on the gothic daughter who is creepy, kooky, but still loveable, named Wednesday. Jenna Ortega will play the character, and other members of the Addams Family will pop in as well. The other notable thing about this series is that it’s being directed by famed quirky director Tim Burton, in his first television series. It will be released on November 23.

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Netflix’s cult sci-fi show broke the streaming service’s English viewing records when it returned for a fourth season in 2022. Now the waiting begins for the fifth and final season of this horror-fantasy series. What will be the ultimate fate of Eleven and the rest of the kids and population of Hawkins, Indiana? It may be a while before we get a release date, but as one of Netflix’s best original shows, it’s always worth talking about.

That 90s Show Season 1

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That 70s Show was one of the biggest sitcoms of the 2000s, turning many of its regulars into major stars. Now Netflix is launching a direct sequel to the show, with the daughter of Eric Forman and Donna Pinciotti going to live with her grandparents during the summer. Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp will be regulars on the show, returning as Red and Kitty Forman. You can also expect to see many of the earlier show’s stars returning in guest roles for That 90s Show.  It’s due sometime in 2022 and is one of the most anticipated comedies in our upcoming Netflix shows list.


Bridgerton Season 3

Will Tilston as Gregory Bridgerton, Florence Emilia Hunt as Hyacinth Bridgerton, Ruby Stokes as Francesca Bridgerton, Luke Thompson as Benedict Bridgerton, Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton, and Phoebe Dyvenor as Daphne Basset in Bridgerton season 2

Bridgerton became a surprise hit at the end of 2020, and the 19th-century historical, and very adult, romantic drama returned for a second season early in 2022. A third season, with no date set, is already in the works, and it will diverge from the third novel in the book series. Deadline reports that the third season will focus on the characters of Penelope Featherington and Colin Bridgerton. Bridgerton is one of Netflix’s best British shows, and one of their best overall, and we’re excited to see what happens next.

Avatar The Last Airbender (Live Action) Season 1

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One of the biggest animation franchises of all time is being revamped as a live-action TV series for Netflix. Will this fantasy series be what fans of this franchise want, or will it be the disaster that the live-action Avatar film turned out to be? We will soon see when it debuts in 2023.

Squid Game Season 2

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The surprise South Korean hit series from 2021 about people who play life-or-death kids’ games to win lots of cash is returning for a second season. However, it may be a while before that second season debuts. Netflix has confirmed the show will continue but it has not announced a release date yet. This may be the most anticipated of the upcoming Netflix shows.

The Three-Body Problem Season 1

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The creators behind the original Game of Thrones series, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, are back with a massive sci-fi epic based on the novel of the same name by Liu Cixin. It’s an international show about humanity’s contact with an alien race. It also has an all-star cast, including actors like John Bradley, Liam Cunningham. and Jonathan Pryce who previously appeared on Game of Thrones. It’s definitely one of the biggest of the upcoming Netflix shows. It’s due to launch sometime in 2023.

The Recruit Season 1

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Noah Centineo (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before) returns to Netflix in a new series all his own. He plays a lawyer who works for the CIA, but on the first week on the job, he gets a letter from a disgruntled agent who says she plans to reveal lots of secrets to the public unless she is cleared of certain charges against her. This sounds like this will be a Jack Ryan-style of a spy thriller. The series debuts on December 16.

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

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Writer-director Rian Johnson’s hit 2019 classic murder mystery movie Knives Out was a surprise critical, and box office hit. Now Netflix plans to release the first of two planned sequels sometime on December 23 (with a brief one-week run in theaters Thanksgiving week). Daniel Craig returns as ace detective Benoit Blanc, who is called in to solve the murder of a person found on a private island during a party. The other cast members will include Edward Norton, Dave Bautista, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr, Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline, and Kate Hudson.

Related: Check out these other great mystery movies on Netflix

The Witcher Season 3 and 4

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The Witcher Season 2 recently debuted on Netflix and once again was a major hit for the streaming service. Netflix has already confirmed that a third season of the mature-themed fantasy series is on the way sometime in 2023, but there’s no release date yet. We do know that season 4 has been confirmed, but the lead role of Geralt will get a different actor. Henry Cavill is leaving the show, but season 4 will see Liam Hemsworth take over the part of Geralt.

Honorable mentions

Here are some other upcoming Netflix shows and movies that you may want to keep an eye on in the coming months.

  • The Witcher: Blood Origin — This prequel to The Witcher is already looking pretty good, and its due out on Christmas Day, December 25
  • Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio — Del Toro will co-direct and co-write this stop-motion animation version of the classic children’s tale.
  • Rebel Moon – Zack Snyder’s next directorial effort will be this sci-fi action film.
  • Extraction 2 – The sequel to the hit Netflix action movie will once again star Chris Hemsworth.
  • The Electric State – The Russo Brothers, who directed The Grey Man for the service earlier this year, are coming back with a new sci-fi action movie starring Millie Bobby Brown.

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