A series based on the video game “The last of us” starring Pedro Pascal, a comedy about a therapist with Jason Segel and Harrison Ford or a miniseries about the poisoning of the Russian ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko are some of the premieres that hit the platforms in the month January.
They also return to put an end to successful series such as “Atlanta”, “Servant” or “Truth to be told”, with Octavia Spencer and, among the Spanish, the premieres of “Cristo y Rey” stand out, about the relationship between Bárbara Rey and Ángel Cristo and the adaptation of “The Snow Girl”, with Milena Smit.
“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 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+
Also coming to an end is this psychological thriller that features M. Night Shyamalan as executive producer.
“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.
“SKY RED” (S3), January 13 on Netflix
After escaping with four million euros from their pimp, Coral (Verónica Sánchez), Wendy (Lali Espósito) and Gina (Yany Prado) start a new life in a peaceful and remote town, but their hitmen reappear and end their tranquility.
“YOUR HONOR” (T2), January 13 Movistar+
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 .
“CHRIST AND THE KING”, January 15 Atresplayer
Jaime Lorente and Belén Cuesta are transformed into Ángel Cristo and Bárbara Rey in this series by Daniel Écija that will revive, four decades later, the relationship between the famous tamer and the actress and muse of the uncover.
Their marriage covered magazine covers, but behind a façade of money, fame, and luxury, addictions, infidelities, and mistreatment were hidden.
“THE LAST OF US”, January 16 on HBO Max
Based on the video game of the same name and starring Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey, “The last of us” takes place 20 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+
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 examines America’s obsession 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.
“THE SNOW GIRL”, January 27 on Netflix
Milena Smit, José Coronado and Aixa Villagrán lead the cast of this thriller based on the novel by Javier Castillo.
A girl disappears during the Three Kings parade in Malaga in 2010. Miren (Smit) is a trainee journalist who, with the help of a colleague (Coronado), begins an investigation parallel to that of Inspector Millán (Villagrán) who will awaken aspects of his past that he would have liked to forget.
“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.