Series and Movie Releases in 2022
We have scanned the most recent offerings from Netflix, Amazon Prime, Apple TV, and Sky TV/NowTV, and here’s what we found: an exciting list of new films and updates on popular series.
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The following are some of the most exciting new releases coming soon to Amazon Prime Video. The first film is due out in February 2022.
The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot
The release countries will be the United States, North Korea, and France. The language will be English and French, with subtitles only available for the French version coming under a comedy/drama/western/satire genre.
It stars Rhys Ifans as Calvin Barr, Sam Elliott as Ben Hildebrand, Caitlin FitzGerald as Sadie Cunningham, Ron Livingston as Jack Elliot, and Kian Lawley as Young Calvin Barr.
The story centers around a secret history of WWII where American Army Intelligence’s best assassin was sent to Nazi Germany on a special mission to kill Adolf Hitler – but ends up being taken prisoner of war by the very man he was sent to kill.
The director based the film on the true story of US Army Cpl. Henry Bowart wrote a book about it called “I Killed Hitler & Bigfoot.”
To be released in Germany/United Kingdom in 2022 and soon after in the US. Language is English and is listed as a crime/drama/thriller.
Starring Steve Carell as David Sheff and Timothée Chalamet as Nic Sheff. Based on two memoirs written by father and son David Sheff (author) and Nic Sheff (author), Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking experiences of father David’s attempts to help his son regain control over his life after being drug-addicted for several years.
The Other Side of the Wind
To be released in 2022 in the United States and France. The languages are English and French. It’s listed as a drama/mystery/thriller.
Starring John Huston as Jake Hannaford, Peter Bogdanovich as Brooks Otterlake, Susan Strasberg as Coral Browne, Oja Kodar as The Actress, and Robert Random as Man in Bar. Written by Orson Welles (author), this film centers around a once-promising director attempting to finish his last Hollywood picture after over 30 years away from the business.
Filmed in 1970 on 65mm stock with a cast of Hollywood royalty, including the aforementioned John Huston and Peter Bogdanovich, along with Lilli Palmer, Susan Strasberg, and Dennis Hopper. A team of producers finished the film, and it is a jigsaw puzzle of Hollywood legends interlocking in a complex web of romance, betrayal, and intrigue.
The following are some of the most exciting new releases coming soon to Netflix. The first film is due out in May 2022.
Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral
To be released in the United States and Canada. The language is English, and it’s listed as a comedy/drama/fantasy
The film stars Tyler Perry as Brian Tucker, Patrice Lovely as Hattie Mae Lovett-Tucker, Cassi Davis as Mrs. Brown-Tucker, Brock O’Hurn as Chris Tucker, Yousef Erakat (also credited under the shortened name: FouseyTube) as Raja and Liza Koshy as Kyla.
A Madea Family Funeral is said to be the final chapter in the Madea film series.
Set It Up
To be released in the United States and Canada.
An English language film, listed as a comedy/romance/workplace. Starring Glen Powell as Charlie Young, Zoey Deutch as Harper Anderson, Lucy Liu as Kirsten Stevens, Taye Diggs as Rick Donaldson, and Noah Robbins as an intern.
The plot of Set It Up is about two overworked and underpaid assistants who concoct a plan to get their insufferable bosses out of their hair, by setting them up on a blind date.
The film will be available in the United States and Europe. The languages include English and Spanish. It is detailed as a crime/drama, and stars Kevin Costner as Frank Hamer and Woody Harrelson as Maney Gault.
The story is based on a real-life law enforcement team created with the passing of the Motor Vehicle Theft Act in 1934, which led to the most extensive search in history, composed of former Texas Rangers Frank Hamer (65) and Maney Gault (45). They were tasked by then-Governor Ma Ferguson (mother of Miriam Ferguson) with bringing down infamous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde.
Loudon Wainwright III: Surviving Twin
Due for release in the United States under the documentary feature category.
It is an English language film listed as a documentary about music and Loudon Wainwright III (author) and his relationship with his two deceased twin brothers. Co-directed by Loudon Wainwright and actor Jonathan Groff. It also stars Gaby Hoffmann, Marylouise Burke, Lulu Wilson. Surviving Twin won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance in 2019 for the US.
The following are some of the most exciting new releases coming soon to Apple TV.
1984 (TV Mini-Series) (2002)
Made in 2002 but to be released in 2022 in the US and Europe. The language is English. It stars Ian McKellen as Winston Smith, Leland Orser as Syme, John Hurt as O’Brien.
This TV mini-series version of George Orwell’s novel was produced by BBC television (co-producers). The story is about a man living under a totalitarian regime where the state watches him constantly.
Gossip Girl: Reversals of Fortune
Due for release in 2022 in the United States and Canada, the language is English
Starring Penn Badgley, Xavier Samuel, Katie Cassidy, and Jessica Szohr. Gossip Girl: Reversals of Fortune is a continuation of the television series Gossip Girl. The story follows a group of privileged teenagers as they progress through New York City’s elite social scene – but their lives are changed forever after becoming involved in a murder club that sets out to ruin other peoples’ reputations.
The following are some other new releases coming soon to Sky/Now TV in 2022
Unforgotten Season 1 (8 Episodes)
Due for release in 2022, the language is English, and it’s detailed as crime/drama/mystery by IMDb. It stars Nicola Walker, Sanjeev Bhaskar, and Alun Armstrong. The first season of the UK mystery drama television series Unforgotten tells how bones discovered near London’s famed Camden Market leads investigators to an unsolved 10-year-old case involving a double murder and a pair of missing teenagers.
Vox Lux (2018)
Vox Lux was made in 2018 but is scheduled for wide release in 2022 in the United States or Canada. Languages include English, French or German.
The details, as stated on IMDb, are “Music” and “Drama.” Starring Natalie Portman as Celeste and Raffey Cassidy as her daughter. The film follows a woman who is catapulted into stardom after surviving a school shooting tragedy at 17 and how she copes and balances personal life and motherhood, all while trying to maintain her public image.
That’s the roundup. We hope you find something to watch.