20 Netflix Releases to Watch out for in January 2021
05th January, 2021
Netflix nydailynews.com
New Year, new binge-worthy shows! Wondering what to watch in January 2021? Here are 20 new titles coming to your screens for you to Netflix and binge. The New Year brings in new beginnings. By new beginnings, we mean new shows and movies to obsess about! Get ready to bring in the New Year cheer with some exciting binge-worthy Netflix shows and movies that are set to be released. While there is still a slight nip in the air, get comfy, grab a snack, and stream your favorite shows, old and brand-new. Here’s the lineup of what’s set to release this January 2021.
Abby Hatcher (Season 1) - January 1 www.imdb.com
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Abby Hatcher (Season 1) - January 1
Abby Hatcher, a seven-year-old girl, goes on some fun adventures with her Fuzzly friends. This exciting kids series is set to release on Netflix on January 1. Abby Hatcher is created by Rob Hoegee, Daniel Paige, and Sue Paige. This adorable series is perfect for kids and adults who like some light-hearted, wholesome, and fun content to watch.
Dream Home Makeover (Season 2)- January 1 readysteadycut.com
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Dream Home Makeover (Season 2)- January 1
Shea and Syd McGee of Studio McGee are back. After airing the first season in October 2020, Dream Home Makeover is making a comeback in the New Year. In the second season of this reality TV show, the couple will get back to creating the perfect dream homes for real-life families. Each home will be done up to represent the unique style and personality of each family.
The Minimalists: Less Is Now - January 1 www.radiotimes.com
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The Minimalists: Less Is Now - January 1
Following in the footsteps of Marie Kondo, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus are going to implore viewers to live with less. The Minimalists: Less Is Now is about how we can live better lives with minimalism. Joshua and Ryan also appeared in the documentary Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things and have produced both these documentaries.
Headspace Guide to Meditation - January 1 readysteadycut.com
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Headspace Guide to Meditation - January 1
Starring Andy Puddicombe, Headspace Guide to Meditation is an animated series. With lots of friendly and warm vibes, the series looks at the various benefits of meditation. It also focuses on offering techniques and guided meditations to jump-start meditation practice. Andy Puddicombe is a public speaker and a teacher of mindfulness and meditation. He co-founded Headspace, a digital health company, along with Richard Pierson.
Monarca (Season 2) - January 1 cancelledshowstv.com
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Monarca (Season 2) - January 1
Monarca, a Mexican drama, is created by Diego Gutiérrez. The series made its debut on Netflix in 2019. And now it is back with a second season. Monarca is about Ana María, who returns to Mexico after 20 years. She fights for the control of her family's tequila empire, as it threatens to crumble under secrets and corruption. The show stars Irene Azuela, Juan Manuel Bernal, and Osvaldo Benavides.
Asphalt Burning - January 2 dailyresearchplot.com
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Asphalt Burning - January 2
This quirky Norwegian Netflix film tells the story of Roy, who just got ditched by his bride-to-be. In a bid to win her back, he accepts a challenge to race his new foe at the iconic Nürburgring track in Germany. The action comedy film stars Anders Baasmo, Kathrine Thorborg Johansen, Otto Jespersen, and Ida Husøy. Anders Baasmo and Kathrine Thorborg Johansen had previously worked together in Ragnarok.
History of Swear Words (Season 1) -January 5 www.netflix.com
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History of Swear Words (Season 1) -January 5
This interesting Netflix Original series will be hosted by Hollywood actor Nicholas Cage. As the name suggests, the show is a profane but educational series that promises to be engaging. It will take viewers through the impact and history of some of the most notorious swear words in the English language. This season also features DeRay Davis, Nikki Glaser, Joel Kim Booster, Jim Jefferies, Nick Offerman, and Sarah Silverman.
Nailed It! México (Season 3)- January 5 medium.com
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Nailed It! México (Season 3)- January 5
Nailed It!, a Netflix Original reality series, is hosted by Omar Chaparro and Anna Ruiz. The show has amateur bakers participating in a bake-off to win a cash prize. However, the goals are never easy and often lead to some bizarre baking disasters. The first season aired in 2019, and in the latest season, Omar and Anna go to Mexico.
Gabby’s Dollhouse - January 5 www.jayssweetnsourlife.com
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Gabby’s Dollhouse - January 5
This educational animated series is created by Traci Paige Johnson and Jennifer Twomey and is perfect to keep kids engaged. It has cute cats, colorful magic, and fantastic craft ideas. The series follows young Gabby and her adorable sidekick, Pandy Paws. Gabby and Pandy team up for some exciting adventures. Gabby’s Dollhouse stars Laila Lockhart Kraner, Tucker Chandler, and Juliet Donenfeld.
Surviving Death - January 6 www.dreadcentral.com
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Surviving Death - January 6
This Netflix Original docu-series takes an investigative look at what happens after death. It will take viewers through an exploration of personal stories and research near-death experiences, paranormal phenomena, and reincarnation. It tackles the unanswered questions about death and the afterlife. The series is based on the eponymous book by Leslie Kean, Surviving Death: A Journalist Investigates Evidence for an Afterlife.
Ratones Paranoicos - The Band that Rocked Argentina - January 6 occ-0-2794-2219.1.nflxso.net
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Ratones Paranoicos - The Band that Rocked Argentina - January 6
Featuring a vintage concert and iconic backstage footage, this Netflix film tells the story of Ratones Paranoicos, Argentina's most enduring rock band. It has been one of the most irrepressible bands of Argentine pop culture. Ratones Paranoicos was formed in 1983 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The group has been heavily influenced by the rhythm and blues genre. Their major influences were the Rolling Stones.
Pieces of a Woman - January 7 scroll.in
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Pieces of a Woman - January 7
This dark and emotional film has a stellar star cast. It stars Vanessa Kirby, Shia LaBeouf, and Ellen Burstyn. After a heartbreaking home birth, a woman is left to deal with the profound emotional fallout. Isolated from her partner and family, she undergoes an unending chasm of grief. Vanessa Kirby received the Best Actress Award at the Venice Film Festival for her performance.
The Idhun Chronicles (Season 2) - January 8 www.hitc.com
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The Idhun Chronicles (Season 2) - January 8
With S1 releasing in 2020, this Netflix anime is coming back with S2 in January 2021. The Spanish anime-style fantasy web series is based on an adaptation of the popular book series called The Idhún’s Memories by Spanish author Laura Gallego. While S1 was an adaptation of part one of the trilogy “The Resistance,” the second season is based on the second and third book “Triad” and “Pantheon.”
Cobra Kai (Season 3) - TBD dailyresearchplot.com
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Cobra Kai (Season 3) - TBD
This much-anticipated series is a spin-off of the popular film franchise The Karate Kid. Made especially for Netflix, the series began with S1 in 2018. William Zabka and Ralph Macchio reprise their roles in this Emmy-nominated sequel to reignite the rivalry between their characters, Johnny and Daniel. The release date for the much-awaited third season is yet to be confirmed.
Night Stalker – The Hunt for a Serial Killer - January 13 www.imdb.com
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Night Stalker – The Hunt for a Serial Killer - January 13
Directed by Tiller Russell, this true-crime docu-series explores the attempts to nab Richard Ramirez, a notorious serial killer. In 1985, LA, beneath all the glamor, Ramirez was wrecking what seemed like disconnected murders and sexual assaults. The series follows a young detective, Gil Carrillo, and legendary homicide investigator Frank Salerno who race against time to stop the evil murderer.
Carmen Sandiego (Season 4)- January 15 www.netflix.com
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Carmen Sandiego (Season 4)- January 15
This Netflix animated action-adventure series is based on Carmen Sandiego, a media franchise created by Broderbund. It follows Carmen on her new international and past escapades that led her to become a super thief. The master thief uses her skills for good and travels the world to foil V.I.L.E.'s evil plans. The series stars Gina Rodriguez, Finn Wolfhard, and Abby Trott.
Hello Ninja (Season 4) - January 19 financerewind.com
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Hello Ninja (Season 4) - January 19
This Netflix animated series dropped its first season back in 2019. It has been pretty much consistent since then, with the fourth season being released in January 2021. Lukas Engel, Zoey Siewert, and Sam Vincent have voiced the main characters. Hello Ninja is about BFFs Georgie, Wesley, and their funny cat sidekick, Pretzel. Together, they transform into ninjas and solve problems in a magic world.
Call My Agent! (Season 4) - January 21 www.thecinemaholic.com
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Call My Agent! (Season 4) - January 21
Way before Emily in Paris, this Netflix Original series showcased the honest-to-truth Parisian culture. Created by Fanny Herrero, Call My Agent! is set in a top talent firm. Here, agents scramble to keep their star clients happy while keeping the business afloat and dealing with an unexpected crisis. The series stars César Award-winning actors Nathalie Baye, François Berléand, and Cécile de France.
The White Tiger - January 22 www.netflix.com
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The White Tiger - January 22
The White Tiger is based on the debut novel by Arvind Adiga, the winner of the Booker Prize in 2008. The story revolves around an ambitious driver for a rich Indian family. The plot follows him as he uses his wit to escape poverty and become a rich entrepreneur. The Netflix film has been directed by Ramin Bahrani. Adiga won a Booker Prize for his book in 2008.
We Are – The Brooklyn Saints - January 29 www.tribute.ca
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We Are – The Brooklyn Saints - January 29
This four-part documentary series is about the East New York Youth Football Program. It will showcase the inspiring stories of driven young athletes in an inner-city youth football league. The documentary will also show the behind-the-scenes stories of the coaches and parents who have been rallying behind their kids. We Are: The Brooklyn Saints will premiere globally on Netflix in January 2021.