As ever, it’s a jam-packed month, with returning series such as A Series of Unfortunate Events, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Friends From College, Star: Trek Discovery, The Punisher and Grace and Frankie.
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And there’s plenty of new stuff, too, like Comedians, of the World, a comedy series featuring 47 up-and-coming comedians from every corner of the globe, and Sex Education, a new British drama starring The X-Files’ Gillian Anderson.
Relatively speaking, January is traditionally one of the quieter months of the year for new releases on the streaming service… so on this showing, it’s likely to be a big 2019.
Check out everything that’s coming to Netflix this January below.
Tuesday 1st January
A Series of Unfortunate Events: Season 3 Lemony Snicket’s story comes to an end
COMEDIANS of the world 47 comedians, 13 countries, 8 languages – stand-up comedy gets the Netflix treatment
Tidying Up with Marie Kondo A series of inspirational home makeovers
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me The sequel to Mike Myers’ spy comedy
Hitch Will Smith stars as a relationship expert who isn’t looking for love himself… until Eva Mendes shows up
Valentine’s Day Schmaltzy, star-studded holiday fodder
The Blind Side Sandra Bullock leads this drama about a troubled American footballer who is taken in by a caring family
Pacific Rim Guillermo del Toro’s robot battlefest
The Witches 1990s adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic tale, starring Angelica Houston
Escape Room It was bound to happen… a horror movie which sees the game go wrong
Friday 11th January
Sex Education “A socially awkward high school virgin” (Asa Butterfield), who lives with his sex therapist mother (Gillian Anderson), joins forces with a “whip-smart bad girl” to set up an underground sex therapy clinic for their fellow students
The Last Laugh Original comedy film about an ageing comedian who returns to the road for the first time in many years, starring Chevy Chase and Andie MacDowell
Friends From College: Season 2 The sitcom about awful people (Keegan Michael Key and Cobie Smulders, among others) is back
Titans DC Comics TV series about Robin and Raven
Sunday 13th January
The Fault in Our Stars YA drama about a dying teenager
Tuesday 15th January
Inception Christopher Nolan’s mind-bending thriller starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy and Ellen Page
Thursday 17th January
The Purge: Anarchy The purge tradition carries on, as three groups of people intertwine in their fight to stay alive
Friday 18th January
Star Trek: Discovery season 2The ship embarks on a new mission under the command of temporary captain Christopher Pike of the Starship Enterprise
FYRE: The Greatest Party that Never Happened An investigative documentary exploring the 2017 festival that enticed a group of wannabe Insta-stars out to a caribbean island, despite having none of the required infrastructure in place
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