It’s Friday and the end of another long and eventful week in the US. Eight new arrivals have just touched down on Netflix US which we’ll take you through below plus we’ll check in with the top 10s as well.
No removals today but the French Netflix Original movie Blockbuster will depart on Sunday.
This weekend, you have The Netflix Afterparty episode 2 to look forward to where David Spade, London Hughes and Fortune Feimster will be joined by the cast of Bridgerton.
Now let’s dive into what’s new for today:
Fate: The Winx Saga (Season 1)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Cast: Abigail Cowen, Danny Griffin, Hannah van der Westhuysen, Elisha Applebaum
Writer: Iginio Straffi, Brian Young
The headline tentpole series of the week for Netflix is Fate: The Winx Saga which adapts the classic Nickelodeon cartoon.
The series specifically follows Bloom as she enters the Otherworld and learns how to control her magic. Reviews suggests this is going to divide opinions heavily but the good news is that it’s reportedly been renewed for season 2.
The Next Three Days (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Director: Paul Haggis
Cast: Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Michael Buie, Moran Atias
Runtime: 133 min
Unnannounced ahead of time for release today is The Next Three Days.
The fan-favorite action movie is about a married couple who has to fight for their freedoms after the wife is accused of murder.
Busted! (Season 3)
Cast: Jae-Suk Yoo, Park Min-Young, Jong-min Kim, Se-hun Oh
Runtime: 90 min
One of the most popular comedy shows from Korea on Netflix finally returned for its third season today. The reality series sees contestants basically play the equivalent of cluedo trying to find out which among them comitted a crime.
This show also just broke a world record for having the world’s tiniest ad. We don’t know why Netflix came up with the idea to do this but hey, what do we know.
Full List of What’s New on Netflix for January 22nd, 2021
3 New Movies Added Today
- So My Grandma’s a Lesbian! (2019) Netflix Original
- The Next Three Days (2010)
- The White Tiger (2021) Netflix Original
5 New TV Series Added Today
- Blown Away (Season 2) Netflix Original
- Busted! (Season 3) Netflix Original
- Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (Season 1)
- Fate: The Winx Saga (Season 1) Netflix Original
- Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous (Season 2) Netflix Original
Top 10 Movies and TV Series on Netflix US for January 22nd, 2021
The two top spots in the US have remained unchanged for the entire week. The Vanished has risen to sit at number 2 however and the Nickelodeon pickup Henry Danger is also doing well.
|1||Outside the Wire||Night Stalker: The Hunt For a Serial Killer|
|4||Penguins of Madagascar||Bling Empire|
|5||We Can Be Heroes||L.A.’s Finest|
|6||Pinkfong & Baby Shark’s Space Adventure||Lupin|
|7||Death of Me||Cobra Kai|
|8||Good Burger||Jenni Rivera: Mariposa de Barrio|
|9||Crack: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy||Disenchantment|
|10||The Secret Life of Pets 2||Cocomelon|
What are you watching on Netflix this weekend? Let us know in the comments.