Most Anticipated Must See Netflix Shows in 2022

There’s plenty more Netflix content just around the corner, including returning series and big talent movies.

Building on its already extensive library, streaming giant Netflix is set to add even more exciting film and TV shows to its platform in 2022.

From the return of popular dramas Narcos: Mexico, Better Call Saul and Ozark to movies like To All the Boys: PS I Still Love You, plus brand-new series such as The Letter for the King, here’s our guide to everything big expected from Netflix this year…


1st January

Messiah New thriller about a man who builds a huge fanbase of people who believe he is a divine messiah figure, but in the process becomes a threat to international security. Watch on Netflix

3rd January

Anne with an E: season 3 The third and final season of this latest adaptation of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic novel: Anne of Green Gables. Watch on Netflix

8th January

Cheer Documentary series from the makers of Last Chance U, following the Navarro College cheerleaders as they prepare for the National Championships. Watch on Netflix

10th January

AJ and the Queen New series starring RuPaul as a drag queen who teams up with a tough 11-year-old girl to recoup the savings that were stolen from her. Watch on Netflix

15th January

Grace and Frankie: season 6 Long-running comedy series starring Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda, following two women who are forced to live together after their husbands fall in love with each other. Watch on Netflix

17th January

Ares Psychological horror series hailing from The Netherlands, where two friends are seduced by wealth and power only to find themselves trapped somewhere demonic. Watch on Netflix

A Fall from Grace Thriller written and directed by Tyler Perry, in which a woman finds herself in trouble after a new romantic partner proves dangerous. Watch on Netflix

Sex Education: season 2 The critically acclaimed comedy-drama returns to continue the story of Otis, a teenager who sets up a sex clinic at his school, as well as his classmates Maeve, Ola, Adam and Eric. Watch on Netflix

24th January

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: part 3 The supernatural series following a teenage witch returns, as Sabrina prepares to enter hell in order to save her boyfriend Nick. Watch on Netflix

The Ranch: season 4 (part 8) The final outing of the Colorado ranch sitcom, starring Ashton Kutcher, Sam Elliott, Debra Winger and Elisha Cuthbert. Watch on Netflix

29th January

Next in Fashion Queer Eye’s Tan France teams up with Alexa Chung to host a competition to discover the next big name in fashion. Watch on Netflix

Night on Earth A brand-new natural history series focusing on the wonders of the nocturnal world, filmed with ground-breaking technology. Watch on Netflix

30th January

The Stranger Eight-part psychological thriller starring The Hobbit’s Richard Armitage, based on Harlan Coben’s novel. Watch on Netflix

31st January

Bojack Horseman: season 6 – part 2 This adult animated series starring Will Arnett as an alcoholic horse/movie star is coming to a close. If previous episodes are anything to go by, expect a moving finale. Watch on Netflix

Miss Americana: Taylor Swift  Documentary about the US pop sensation. Watch on Netflix

Uncut Gems Adam Sandler plays a jeweller with a gambling addiction in this crime thriller, which comes from directing duo The Safdie Brothers (Good Time). Watch on Netflix


7th February

Horse Girl Co-written by and starring GLOW’s Alison Brie, Horse Girl follows a socially awkward arts and crafts store employee unable to distinguish the logic of her dreams from reality. Watch on Netflix

Locke & Key This new series is based on the critically acclaimed graphic novels by Joe Hill (the son of Stephen King), taking place in a mysterious house where unlocking doors grants magical abilities. Watch on Netflix

12th February

To All the Boys: PS I Still Love You Sequel to the immensely popular 2018 teen romcom starring Lana Condor and Noah Centineo. Watch on Netflix

13th February

Narcos: Mexico: season 2 The drug-fuelled drama following real-life narco Felix Gallardo returns to screens once more. Watch on Netflix

24th February

Better Call Saul: season 5 The final season of the Breaking Bad spin-off will begin its weekly release schedule, ending the story of television’s resident seedy lawyer Saul Goodman

27th February

Altered Carbon season 2  The sci-fi series follows a future world where humans have become immortal thanks to technology that allows their consciousness to transfer from one body (or sleeve, as they’re called) to the next. Season one star Joel Kinnaman is set to be replaced by Captain America actor Anthony Mackie

28th February

All the Bright Places Elle Fanning stars in this adaptation of Jennifer Niven’s novel in which two teenagers wish to escape from small-town Indiana


Elite season 3 Viewers can return to Las Encinas with the Spanish school thriller set to return this month (exact date TBC)

20th March

The Letter for the King Based on the bestselling Dutch novel of the name by Tonke Dragt, Netflix’s latest fantasy adaptation is a coming-of-age story with a mystical twist unfolding in a medieval kingdom

27th March

Ozark season 3 Jason Bateman’s dark turn as financial-planner-turned-drugs-lord Marty Byrde will return in a highly anticipated third season


3rd April

Money Heist (La Casa de Papel): season 4 The hugely popular Spanish crime drama is back

24th April

After Life season 2 We can look forward to the second run of Ricky Gervais’s dark and heartwarming comedy landing soon.