List of the Most Awaited Cinema Releases, Anticipated TV Series 2022
2021 has given us a lot of fun with wonderful series such as Lupin, in the shadow of Arsene, Wandavision, Loki, Foundation, or even Squid Game. However, 2022 promises to be even more sensational with new releases on streaming platforms. Discover 20 of the most anticipated new TV series to watch in 2022.
Top 20 Upcoming TV Series in 2022
1. The Gilded Age – 24 January 2022
Drama and historical series, The Gilded Age will be released on OCS on January 24, 2022. If you liked The Bridgerton Chronicles and/or Downton Abbey, you must appreciate it. Its first season should consist of 9 episodes.
As its name suggests, the series takes us back to New York in 1880, in the middle of the golden age where the new rich of the city ruled. Marian Brook, now an orphan, decides to join her aunts in New York. But there, she will have to learn new habits of life.
2. Peacemaker – January 13, 2022
The first TV series in the DC Cinematic Universe, Peacemaker is a spin-off from The Suicide Squad. It is dedicated to the antihero of the film and will be released on HBO max on January 13, 2022.
Starring John Cena, he embodies a Peacemaker who was believed to be dead after his confrontation with Bloodsport on the island of Corto Maltese. The man returns to the front of the stage to work with Amanda Waller.
3. The Rope – January 27, 2022
The fantasy and thriller series, La Corde will be released on Arte on January 27, 2022. It is a French TV series with Suzanne Clément as the main actress. The first season should consist of 3 episodes.
The rope this series is about is a mysterious rope whose end is seemingly invisible. It was discovered by a team of scientists who were conducting their research while isolated in Norway. Curious, part of the group decides to explore the rope. What was only a trivial mission will quickly change and the consequences are not long in arising.
4. Reacher – February 4, 2022
Amazon Prime detective series, Reacher will be released on the platform on February 4, 2022. Artwork by Nick Santora (Scorpion), it is based on the “Jack Reacher” series of books by Lee Child. This first season has 8 episodes and follows the plot of the first novel in the series.
Jack Reacher is a soldier who deliberately retired from the military. This man with a silent appearance and who has little to eat travels the country, doing odd jobs and carrying out investigations to survive. Despite himself, he will be cited in a murder case. Reacher must therefore collaborate with the police to get out of trouble. Action awaits us on Prime Video in February.
5. Vikings: Valhalla – 25 February 2022
Highly anticipated by fans, and ourselves for that matter, Vikings: Valhalla is a spin-off series from the Vikings series. It is therefore a dramatic and historical series that should not leave indifferent those who appreciated the parent series.
The story takes place a century after the events of the original series. We follow the journey of the descendants of the first Vikings who try to survive in a Europe that is not really what it was.
6. The Lord of the Rings – September 2, 2022
Without a doubt, the most anticipated new series of the year 2022 is Lord of the Rings. On track to becoming the most expensive series, The Lord of the Rings will be released on Amazon Prime on September 2, 2022. With more than 465 million spent for the first season 1, Jeff Bezos’ platform will attract many eyes.
This 2022 tv series takes us back to Middle-earth nearly 3000 years ago when relative peace reigned over the kingdom. It was at this time that the Rings were forged and Sauron ascended the mighty throne. We will be privileged to see many famous people as evil attempts to resurface.
7. The Witcher: Blood Origin – 2022
Definitely, Netflix knows how to surf on the success of its series. The fantastic adventure series, The Witcher: Blood Origin, or the heritage of blood in French, will be released this year, but we do not yet know the precise date. Prequel to The Witcher series, its first season is made up of 6 episodes.
This spin-off takes us back around 1200 years, before the events of season 1 of the parent series. She hears about how the first witcher was born, the creation of the “Conjunction of the Spheres” and how the decline began in the world of the elves.
8. House of the Dragon – 2022
Decidedly, this year will be that of the fantastic series. After the resounding success of Game Of Thrones, HBO is back with its prequel House of The Dragon. No release date, but the adventure starts this year with the first season of 6 episodes.
This series is based on the novel “Fire & Blood” by George RR Martin. It is set 200 years before the events of the parent series and focuses on House Targaryen, its origins, its decline, and the disappearance of the dragons.
9. Notre-Dame, part of the fire – April 2022
Scheduled to be released in 2021, the drama miniseries has been postponed to 2022. The release date is still unknown, but its first season of 6 episodes will be released on Netflix France in 2022.
This is a documentary miniseries that recounts the dramatic event that occurred at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on the evening of April 15, 2019. It brings to the screen the fight of the firefighters in the face of the devouring flames and the consequences of this fire.
10. The Endgame – 21 February 2022
This drama series will undoubtedly be talked about throughout the year 2022. On the poster, two women take on formidable roles. One is a criminal mastermind. Although she is in captivity, she manages to set up several perfectly coordinated heists. For what purpose? Everyone ignores him. The other, an unruly and ruthless federal police officer who will stop at nothing until he achieves his goal. Action is coming to NBC.
11. Funny – 2022
After Dix pour Cent, Fanny Herrero is back with Funny, a 2022 tv series that will be broadcast on Netflix. This is a comedy whose first season is made up of 6 episodes of 45 minutes.
With Funny, Fanny Herrero explores the stand-up runner. The story takes place in a Parisian comedy club where 4 young comedians meet every day to train. These 4 artists with very different talents and characters will try to find a place for themselves in the French stand-up universe.
12. The Last of Us – 2022
The adaptation of the first-person shooter is coming to OCS this year, probably towards the end of 2022. Very little info at the moment, but this series of adventure, action, and spooky horror could get everyone to agree.
In an apocalyptic world, how far can you go to survive? The answer isn’t always right until you get to the facts. In this universe where the world isn’t really what it used to be, where there’s no real boundary between evil and good, Joel tries everything he can to survive. When his path crosses Ellie’s and their fates intertwine, their true human nature will face a series of tests.
13. Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi – 2022
In the Star Wars universe, Obi-Wan Kenobi will be released this year on Disney plus. Here too, no official date has been announced, but we are also betting on the end of the year. The first season of the sci-fi miniseries consists of 6 episodes.
The story of the series takes place a decade after the events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith which saw the famous Jedi Obi-Wan suffer a heavy defeat. In a galaxy harshly ruled by the Galactic Empire, Obi-Wan must protect Luke Skywalker and face his former apprentice who has gone wrong to become the Sith Lord Darth Vader.
14. Inventing Anna – February 11, 2022
The Queen of Television is back with a new series for Netflix. Inventing Anna is a drama series from Shonda Rhimes, producer of Grey’s Anatomy, The Bridgerton Chronicle, and more. The 10-episode Season 1 premieres on Netflix on February 11.
Who is Anna Delvey really? This is the question that many people ask themselves, but that a journalist in search of her brands will try to answer. Anna is actually a young Russian woman who managed to extort millions of dollars from young Americans.
15. The Sandman – 2022
No release date was announced, but the fantasy series is coming to Netflix this year. It is an adaptation of the graphic novel series by Neil Gaiman. The first season consists of 11 episodes.
One of the Seven Eternals, Morpheus, the lord of dreams is captured by a mysterious group. However, he manages to escape to return to his crime scene and try to undo the mistakes he made in the past. Will he make it? The path is long and perilous for the one who tries to take back his throne from the Master of Dreams.
16. She-Hulk – 2022
After the adventures of Dr. Robert Bruce Banner, better known under the nickname Hulk, we will be entitled to those of his cousin Jennifer Walters. The latter is a lawyer who was shot. For his survival, he needed a blood transfusion. It is from there that she inherits her cousin’s powers to become the superheroine known as She-Hulk or Miss Hulk. This is a Marvel miniseries whose release date is still unknown. The broadcast of its ten episodes should arrive during the year.
17. Landscapers – 2022
Love is capable of both the best and the worst. This miniseries is the story of a couple, Christopher and Susan. The two agree to kill her parents and bury their remains in their garden. They then empty the bank accounts of the deceased to lead their dream life. But it won’t be long since their crime is discovered a decade later. Landscapers will be released on HBO and Canal+ later this year. This is a disturbing drama and police miniseries in 4 episodes of 60 minutes.
18. Pam & Tommy – 2 February 2022
This is arguably the most anticipated 2022 series on Hulu’s platform. Pam & Tommy is an 8-episode American miniseries. She brings to the screen the scandal of their sex tape which was made public in the late 90s.
The story takes place in 1995. Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson get married, a few days after their meeting. The couple decides to film their sexual intercourse during their honeymoon. Unfortunately for them, this video will be stolen during a burglary at their home. The worst happens since the burglars make the video public.
19. Tokyo Vice – 2022
This series, which will be broadcast on HBO and in France on Canal+, is an adaptation of the book of the same name by Jake Adelstein. This is a detective and drama series that follows the daring adventures of young reporter Jake Adelstein.
The young American officiates as a reporter in Tokyo in the largest daily newspaper in the country. He also works with the local police to help them investigate and track down outlaws. But at the same time, Jake is contacted by the local mafia to become his interlocutor. An offer he couldn’t refuse. Jake Adelstein, therefore, becomes an ambivalent agent: which will get him into enough trouble.
20. Wednesday – 2022
If you know the morbid Addams family, tell yourself that this 2022 tv series is a must-see. Produced by Tim Burton, the series navigates between comedy and fantasy. Its first season of 8 episodes arrives this year on Netflix.
With Mercredi, we follow the adventures of Wednesday Addams, a student at Nevermore Academy. Her biggest concern at the academy is adjusting to other students from whom she is very different. But at the same time, she must shed light on a series of murders that have occurred in the city.
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