The streaming giant premieres so many series that it would take an article of its own to describe all the ones that are coming, so I will only mention a few. On the one hand, the now classic “Stranger Things”Will launch its fourth season, which will combine the topic of the haunted house with the return of policeman Jim Hopper (David Harbor), who by chance of the script was transported to Russia (premiere in mid-2022). Another premiere to highlight is “Bridgerton”, Created by Shonda Rhimes (“ Grey’s Anatomy ”) based on the novels by Julia Quinn, about a family in 19th century England. On this occasion, the love story of other characters will be told, faithful to what happens in the original work (March 25). And after a long wait, we will finally have a fifth season of “The Crown”, which will follow the British royal family in the 90s, now with the starring role of Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II (premiere in November). Other news? The Korean version of “The paper house” and the fifth season of “Elite.”
While its catalog is not as bulky as Netflix’s, Disney + has two of the largest entertainment franchises in history: the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and Star Wars. In the first, two series stand out: “Ms. Marvel, ”which follows New Jersey teenager Kamala Kahn (Iman Vellani); and “She-Hulk,” where we meet attorney Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany). In both cases, they get super powers and their lives change completely. As for the space science fiction saga, “Obi Wan Kenobi” will arrive, bringing back Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen as Jedi Obi Wan and Darth Vader. Also from the same universe comes “Andor”, a prequel to “Star Wars: Rogue One” with the leading role of Diego Luna. No series has an exact premiere date.
Just as Marvel Studios has series connected to its films, Warner Bros. will launch the first program connected to its universe of films: “Peacemaker”, starring John Cena as an antihero capable of doing anything to achieve peace, although to it should kill innocents (January 13). But if there is a big premiere on this platform, that is “House of the Dragon”, prequel to “Game of Thrones” with Emma D’Arcy, Olivia Cooke and Matt Smith in leading roles. The series will show the beginning of the end of the Targaryen house, which enters a civil war where brother fights against brother and uses as weapons the most dangerous creatures in the world: dragons (no exact date). The series “The Fligh Attendant” and “Harley Quinn” also return with new seasons; in addition to the special episode with the reunion of the cast of “Harry Potter”.
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There is no release date, but the third season of “The Boys” is expected to arrive next year, as the episodes already finished filming last September. On this occasion, the superhero series will show a team equivalent to Marvel’s Avengers; but with twisted morals, as is usual in this parodic series. But what is the highlight of the service? “The Lord of the Rings”, prequel series of the literary saga created by JRR Tolkien. Filmed in New Zealand, like the two movie trilogies, it will show another fight between the inhabitants of Middle-earth and the forces of evil. It will feature a cast of actors including Robert Aramayo and Joseph Mawle, who appeared briefly in “Game of Thrones” (September 2).
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The other Disney streaming service, Star +, will launch a story that promises controversy, “Santa Evita”, which will tell the life of Eva Perón, former first lady of Argentina, whose death shocked the nation and even her corpse triggered a political struggle ( no exact date). For its part, the anime service Crunchyroll premieres in January the second part of the last season of “Attack on Titan”, where soldiers who have sought the freedom of their people for years will pay the consequences of attacking the most powerful nation in the world. . The series challenges the concept of what it means to be a hero or a villain (January 9).