A series based on the video game “The last of us” starring the Chilean Pedro Pascal, a comedy about a therapist with the Americans Jason Segel and Harrison Ford or a miniseries about the poisoning of the Russian ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko are some of the premieres that arrive to the platforms in January.
They also return to put an end to successful series such as “Atlanta”, “Servant” or “Truth to be told”, with Octavia Spencer.
“KALEIDOSCOPE”, January 1 on Netflix
Loosely inspired by the true story of the disappearance of $70 billion in bonds in midtown Manhattan during Hurricane Sandy, “Kaleidoscope” is an eight-episode anthology series spanning 25 years.
A gang of thieves sets out to open a supposedly impregnable vault to get the biggest loot in history. Each episode reveals a piece of a puzzle of corruption, greed and revenge.
“LITVINENKO”, January 11 on Movistar+
Starring David Tennant, this four-episode British miniseries chronicles the investigation carried out by Scotland Yard to prove who was responsible for the polonium poisoning of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, who died in 2006.
The creators have had the support of his widow Marina Litvinenko and key people involved in the case. Bedridden in the hospital, Litvinenko was giving the Police information to prove that the assassination attempt on him had been ordered by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE BY ANNE RICE,” Jan. 12 on AMC+
The novel that gave rise to the film starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt becomes a series by the British Jacob Anderson -known for “Game of Thrones”- and Sam Reid.
At the end of the 18th century, Lestat transforms Louis de Pointe, a man devastated by the loss of his wife and daughter, into a vampire. Two hundred years later, in San Francisco, Louis decides to tell his story to a young reporter.
“ATLANTA” (S4), January 13 on Disney+
The fourth and final season of the American series “Atlanta” brings Earn (Donald Glover) and his gang back to his hometown: rapper Alfred “Paper Boi” Miles (Brian Tyree Henry), his buddy Darius (LaKeith Stanfield) and his girlfriend Van (Zazie Beetz).
Winner of two Golden Globes and an Emmy, “Atlanta” navigates the city’s rap scene and explores segregation and racism with a sometimes surreal style.
“SERVANT” (S4), January 13 on Apple TV+
This psychological thriller that has the Indian M. Night Shyamalan as executive producer also comes to an end.
“Servant” centers on a millionaire couple grieving after the death of their baby. What began as a drama about the estrangement suffered by the marriage as a result of that loss evolves into a supernatural horror thriller that does not renounce black humor.
“YOUR HONOR” (T2), January 13 Movistar+
American Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad”) is a respected New Orleans judge whose life is derailed when his teenage son accidentally kills the son of a crime boss in this series from the producers of “The Good Fight”, married couple Robert and Michelle King.
“THE LAST OF US”, January 16 on HBO Max
Based on the eponymous video game and starring Pedro Pascal and the British Bella Ramsey, “The last of us” takes place twenty years after modern civilization has been destroyed.
Joel, a born survivor, is hired to rescue 14-year-old Ellie from an oppressive quarantine zone, on a harrowing journey across the United States.
“TRUTH TO BE TOLD” (S3), January 20 on Apple TV+
American Octavia Spencer returns to her role as an investigative reporter turned crime podcast host in the third season of “Truth to be told,” a series based on the novel “While You Were Sleeping” by Kathleen Barber that explores obsession of the United States with this genre in recent years.
Poppy Scoville (Spencer), frustrated by the lack of media attention to the disappearance of several young black women, teams up with an unorthodox school principal (Gabrielle Union) to make the names of the victims public.
“THERAPY WITHOUT FILTER”, January 27 on Apple TV+
A grieving therapist (Jason Segel) begins to break the rules and tell his patients exactly what’s on his mind in this ten-episode comedy series written by “Ted Lasso” co-creators Bill Lawrence and Brett Goldstein and Segel himself. The cast includes Harrison Ford.