OTT platforms and drama series are inextricably linked to each other. Netflix is the most popular streaming platform by far for international films and drama series. Like every month, Netflix is releasing a bunch of drama series and films in January. Some drama series are freshly launched while some are new seasons of old series. Today's article focuses on the top 10 upcoming English Films and series on Netflix in January 2023.
10 Most Hyped English Movies & Series on Netflix in January 2023
January 1, 2023
This medical TV series first aired on NBC in 2018. The series was created by David Schulner based on the book Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital by Eric Mannheimer.
Dr. Max Goodwin is the newly elected medical director of the oldest public hospital in the United States. Its unique process ensures that all types of patients are properly served while eliminating bureaucratic complications.
The series also stars Ryan Eggold, Janet Montgomery, Freema Agyeman, Jocko Sims, Sandra Mae Frank, Anupam Kher, and Tyler Labine.
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The Walking Dead: Season 11
January 6, 2023
This popular small-screen horror series is one of the best content on Netflix. This post-apocalyptic TV series was based on the comic book series named The Walking Dead by Tony Moore, Robert Kirkman, and Charlie Adlard. The plot of this AMC series revolves around the ups and downs of human civilization surviving the zombie apocalypse.
Andrew Lincoln was the main character until the ninth season. Other long-standing performers include Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Melissa McBride, Chandler Riggs, Danai Gurira, Lauren Cohan, Josh McDermitt, Ross Marquand, Christian Serratos, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Seth Gilliam.
Vikings: Valhalla (Season 2)
January 12, 2023
Among the recent Netflix series, Vikings: Valhalla has been quite the hit. Jeb Stewart created this sequel to the historical drama series Vikings. The main focus of the Irish series is the end of the Viking Age, with the story set one hundred years after the events of the main Viking series. The interplay of the period characters surrounding the exciting Battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066 is depicted through engaging drama.
The ensemble cast includes Sam Corlett, Frida Gustavson, Bradley Freegard, Leo Suter, Johannes Haukur Johannesson, David Oakes, Laura Berlin, and Caroline Henderson.
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Lockwood & Co.
January 27, 2023
It is a brand new British thriller series made for Netflix based on the book series named Lockwood & Co. by Jonathan Stroud. This eight-episode series was both written and directed by Joe Cornish.
Lockwood & Co. basically is a small startup company of a girl with extraordinary psychic power and two teenage boys, dedicated to saving people from the grip of deadly ghosts across London. Without the help of adults, their quest continues to unravel complex mysteries.
The series stars Ruby Stokes, Cameron Chapman, and Ali Hadji-Heshmati.
January 1, 2023
This heist TV series is going to be a great addition to the list of Netflix original series in the new year. Eric Garcia created the first season of this eight-episode series.
Set against the backdrop of a massive heist, the series revolves around a thrilling drama of revenge and betrayal.
The series stars Giancarlo Esposito, Rosaline Elbay, Paz Vega, Tati Gabrielle, Rufus Sewell, Niousha Noor, Peter Mark Kendall, and Jai Courtney.
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January 27, 2023
This upcoming American buddy comedy film is directed and written by Kenya Barris. Popular Hollywood actor Jonah Hill participated in writing the story of the series with Barris.
The drama series will portray the surroundings of the love and family trends of the ongoing era through the clashes, expectations, and philosophies between a new couple.
The ensemble cast in the series includes Eddie Murphy, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Hill, Lauren London, Molly Gordon, Sam Jay, Mike Epps, Nia Long, David Duchovny, Dion Cole, and Rhea Perlman.
Shadow and Bone
March 16, 2023
It is a New Year's fantasy Netflix original TV series based on the Six of Crows duology and The Shadow and Bone trilogy by Leigh Bardugo. The books are originally part of the author's Grisha universe.
Created by Eric Heiser, the series follows the story of Alina Starkov, a young orphan. She is also a cartographer in the first army of the Ravka race. In addition to this identity, she discovers another identity of her own, deep within which lies the seed of solving a serious problem in the universe.
The series stars Jessie Mei Lee, Archie Rennox, Patrick Gibson, Freddie Carter, Kit Young, Amita Sumon, Ben Barnes, Lewis Tan, and Joe Wanamaker.
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Ginny & Georgia: Season 2
January 5, 2023
15-year-old Ginny, living in a New England town, has a more mature demeanor than her mother, Georgia. Ginny and Georgia series follows the funny life of Georgia living in a house with her daughter Ginny and son Austin.
The comedy-drama series, created by Sarah Lampert, has already aired one season on Netflix. Its second season is set to be renewed in the new year.
The series stars Brian Howe, Antonia Gentry, Jennifer Robertson, Diesel La Toraca, Felix Mallard, Scott Porter, and Sarah Weisglass.
Madoff: The Monster of Wall Street
January 4, 2023
The man who became infamous for masterminding the largest Ponzi scheme in Wall Street history is Bernard Lawrence Madoff. This American financier committed an unprecedented USD 64.8 billion investment scam.
Emmy-winning filmmaker Joe Berlinger has come up with a crime docuseries about the rise and fall of the life of this Madoff. This four-episode mini-series is coming to Netflix under the banner of RadicalMedia and Third Eye Motion Pictures.
The series stars Melonie Feliciano, Alex Olson, and Chris Colicchio.
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Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight (Season 2)
January 13, 2023
The popularity of the popular animated movie franchise Kung Fu Panda has also been followed by its TV series. One of his successful efforts was this animated TV series created exclusively for Netflix by Mitch Watson and Peter Hastings. The Paws of Destiny is the third installment in the Kung Fu Panda series, which picks up a few years after the events of the movie Kung Fu Panda 3 and the series Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny.
Here, the legendary warrior Poe embarks on a quest with an aristocratic English knight to retrieve a magical weapon.
In addition to Jack Black as Poe, other characters are voiced by Rita Ora, James Hong, Della Saba, and Chris Geary.
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The above-mentioned best 10 upcoming English cinemas and drama series on Netflix in January 2023 definitely can impress all types of viewers. There is a lot of anticipation for these series among American and British audiences. Moreover, they can also be great boosters to celebrate the New Year vibes. All in all, it's an undeniably classy start to 2023 full of exciting content on the small screen.