So it's time to look forward to what will hopefully be another bumper year of movies and shows from Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max and other services.
Not only are there plenty of Netflix movies and Netflix shows to enjoy, but there are also new and returning HBO Max shows that may take your fancy. Add in a scoop of eagerly anticipated Amazon Prime TV series and Disney Plus offerings, and you're spoiled for choice this month.
Brace yourselves as we present the list of OTT's upcoming releases this January-
1. Too Hot to Handle – 19th January
Too Hot to Handle is a British reality TV dating show. It is produced by Fremantle production companies Talkback and Thames. The show is created by Laura Gibson and Charlie Bennett. The show is hosted by a virtual assistant named Lana. The show basically revolves around 10 adults – all of whom primarily engage in meaningless flings and are unable to form long-lasting relationships – who are placed together in a house for four weeks and must go through various workshops, all while being forbidden from any kissing, sexual contact or self-gratification. Season 3 is going to release on Netflix on 19th January 2022.
2. The Royal Treatment – 20th January
The Royal Treatment is an upcoming American romantic film. It is directed by Rick Jacobson and written by Holly Hester. The film is produced by Laura Marano, Ellen Marano, Vanessa Marano, and Chloe Smith. It stars Laura Marano and Mena Massoud. The film is going to be released on Netflix on 20th January 2022.
3. Neymar: The perfect chaos – 25th January
Neymar: The Perfect Chaos is a three-part documentary series. It is directed by David Charles Rodriguez. The show will show us from his humble beginnings to his overnight rise to fame, Neymar: The Perfect Chaos will serve as an in-depth look at Neymar's life, highlighting the good times in his career as well as some of the bad. It will also show his off-field life, the documentary will feature interviews with the likes of Kylian Mbappe, Lionel Messi, Angel Di Maria, and David Beckham. The documentary series is going to be released on Netflix on 25th January 2022.
4. Unpaused: Naya Safar - 21 January
The Hindi anthology Unpaused: Naya Safar will showcase five unique stories portraying the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people, will premiere globally on Prime Video from January 21. The anthology, which binds together the emotions of love, longing, fear and friendship and hope, has been brought to life by filmmakers such as Shikha Makan, Ruchir Arun, Nupur Asthana, Ayappa KM and Nagraj Manjule.
5. The House -28 January
The House, an upcoming stop-motion Netflix anthology mini-series, piqued our interest when its trailer landed in December 2021, and with good reason: it looks creepy, unsettling, surreal and bafflingly funny.
6. The World According to Jeff Goldblum season 2 - 19 January
With its first half launching on Disney Plus in mid-November, The World According to Jeff Goldblum season 2 returns with five more intriguing episodes. Yes, the Jurassic Park and Thor: Ragnarok actor is back to explore more interesting topics in the only way that he can – with plenty of eccentricity and wholesomeness on show.
7. Munich: The Edge of War - 21 January
Based on Robert Harris' bestselling novel of the same name, Munich: The Edge of War stars George Mackay (1917) and Jannis Niewöhner (Berlin Station) as two former university friends who reunite at the infamous 1938 Munich Conference. The duo, now working for opposing governments, become embroiled in a game of political subterfuge, and it isn't long before their lives are put in danger.
8. The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild - 28 January
The Ice Age franchise has released another instalment this time following the adventures of Buck Wild. Away from the leading character and feature Simon Pegg's one-eyed weasel on a quest to save the mammals from dinosaur rule.
Looks like January will see some popcorn and late nights!