Welcome to an early look ahead at the Netflix Originals scheduled to hit Netflix globally in February 2023. Big movies like Your Place or Mine and the return of hit shows like You headline the month’s new additions.
This list will be updated over time, so if there’s nothing of interest right now, more will be announced that you may be interested in.
There’s lots to come in 2023 so check out our preview for all the January 2023 Netflix Originals and our wider 2023 previews for new movies and new series.
English Language Netflix Originals Coming in February 2023
Coming to Netflix: February 2nd
Serving as a spin-off to the hit Netflix series, On My Block, Freeridge takes us to the same location but focuses on a new set of teens and their own set of problems.
Lauren Iungerich returns as showrunner.
True Spirit (2023)
Coming to Netflix: February 3rd
Starring Cliff Curtis, Anna Paquin, Teagan Croft and Josh Lawson, this new biopic movie is based on the incredible true story.
Here’s the official logline for the new movie:
“When Jessica Watson sets out to be the youngest person to sail solo, non-stop and unassisted around the world, she must overcome her greatest fear as she navigates the world’s most challenging stretches of ocean.”
You (Season 4 – Part 1)
Coming to Netflix: February 9th
The next season of You is being split into two halves, with the first batch of episodes scheduled to hit Netflix on February 9th, just in time for Valentine’s.
In this upcoming season, Joe Goldberg has taken up residence in Blighty (the United Kingdom).
Among the new faces you’ll see this season includes Lukas Gage, Charlotte Ritchie, Tilly Keeper, Amy-Leigh Hickman, and Ed Speleers.
My Dad the Bounty Hunter
Coming to Netflix: February 9th
Created by Everett Downing Jr. and Patrick Harpin, this new animated series aimed at kids is about two children discovering their father is one of the toughest bounty hunters in all the galaxy.
The new series comes from Dwarf Animation Studio out of France and features the vocal talents of Laz Alonso, Yvette Nicole Brown, Jim Rash, Priah Furguson, and Devin Bright.
YOUR PLACE OR MINE
Coming to Netflix: February 10th
A new romantic comedy starring Reese Witherspoon and Ashton Kutcher is just in time for Valentine’s day.
Here’s the logline:
“Two long-distance best friends change each other’s lives when she decides to pursue a lifelong dream and he volunteers to keep an eye on her teenage son.”
Aline Brosh McKenna is behind the movie serving as writer, producer and director. Alongside Witherspoon and Kutcher in the cast includes Jesse Williams, Steve Zahn, Tig Nataro, Zoë Chao, and Griffin Matthews.
The project is one of two that will star Reese Wetherspoon in the coming years on Netflix.
Coming to Netflix: February 15th (subject to change0
Note: This excludes the United Kingdom where the show is exclusively available on BBC iPlayer.
This new teen series first aired in the United Kingdom in August 2022 and comes from the creators of Netflix’s Sex Education. The show is a BBC/Netflix co-production, and now it’s set its sights on a Netflix release date.
Here’s what you can expect from the YA thriller:
“It’s not just your battery that could die… In a long, hot, post-exam summer, friends are seduced by the dark power of the sinister Red Rose app.”
The Upshaws (Part 3)
Coming to Netflix: February 16th
The Upshaws second season was split into two parts, and the third (consisting of eight episodes) will debut in February 2023.
“In this upcoming part, the Upshaws continue to ride life’s ups and downs, including new loves, old flames, big dreams, life changes and the love and drama that comes with family.”
The show’s future beyond part 3 is also secure given it was renewed for a third season in late 2022.
We Have A Ghost
Coming to Netflix: February 24th (date subject to change)
Originally scheduled for release in 2022, We Have A Ghost was eventually pushed into release for 2023.
Based on an article, this movie from Legendary Entertainment is directed by Christopher Landon.
Here’s what you can expect:
“Finding a ghost named Ernest haunting their new home turns Kevin’s family into overnight social media sensations. But when Kevin and Ernest investigate the mystery of Ernest’s past, they become a target of the CIA.”
Non-English Language Netflix Originals Coming in February 2023
Call Me Chihiro
Coming to Netflix: February 23rd
Japanese live-action drama about a former sex worker who has moved out of the business to work at a small bento shop by the sea.
The movie will star Kasumi Arimura, have a theatrical release in Japan, and launch on Netflix globally.
Aggretsuko (Final Season – Season 5)
Coming to Netflix: TBD
Announced at Netflix Tudum Japan for release in February 2023 is the fifth and final installment of the anime series, Aggretsuko.
On our screens since April 2018, the comedy series will have released 50 episodes in total by the close. Sanrio created the series about a red panda working at a Japanese trading firm with a slight anger issue.
Expected February 2022 Netflix Original Releases
These titles we’ve been told are releasing in February 2022 but have yet to be confirmed.
- The Law According to Lidia Poët (Season 1) – February 15th – Italian crime series about Italy’s first female lawyer preparing an appeal to overturn the court’s decision.
- Running for the Truth: Alex Schwazer (Season 1) – February 22nd – Italian courtroom docuseries.