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New on Netflix this January 2023


New on Netflix this January 2023

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Sharing with you the “New on Netflix” newsletter for January 2023, including new films The Pale Blue Eye starring Christian Bale, Harry Melling and Gillian Anderson; Dog Gone starring Rob Lowe and Kimberly Williams-Paisley; post-apocalyptic Korean film JUNG_E; and comedy You People starring Eddie Murphy, Jonah Hill and Julia Louis-Dreyfus.

Exciting new series are premiering too: heist series Kaleidoscope starring Giancarlo Esposito; That ’90s Show starring Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp, reprising their fan favorite characters Red and Kitty Forman from the original That ’70s Show; The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House directed by critically acclaimed Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda; and hot new Korean reality show Physical: 100.

See below for synopses of a selection of titles that will be added to Netflix in January 2023. NOTE: All titles and dates are subject to change.


The Pale Blue Eye (Film)

The Pale Blue Eye. Christian Bale as Augustus Landor in The Pale Blue Eye. Cr. Scott Garfield/Netflix © 2022

A retired detective recruits an astute West Point cadet named Edgar Allan Poe to help him solve a grisly murder mystery at the U.S. Military Academy.

● Launch Date: January 6


Kaleidoscope (Series)

Kaleidoscope. (L to R) Jordan Mendoza as RJ, Peter Mark Kendall as Stan Loomis, Giancarlo Esposito as Leo Pap, Jai Courtney as Bob Goodwin, Rosaline Elbay as Judy Goodwin, Paz Vega as Ava Mercer in episode Yellow of Kaleidoscope. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

A master thief and his crew attempt an epic and elaborate heist worth $7 billion dollars — but betrayal, greed and other threats undermine their plans.

● Launch Date: January 1

Dog Gone (Film)

Dog Gone. Rob Lowe as John in Dog Gone. Cr. Bob Mahoney/Netflix © 2022.

When his beloved dog goes missing, a young man embarks on an incredible search with his parents to find him and give him life-saving medication.

● Launch Date: January 13

That ’90s Show (Series)

That 90s Show. (L to R) Kurtwood Smith as Red Forman, Debra Jo Rupp as Kitty Forman in episode 101 of That 90s Show. Cr. Patrick Wymore/Netflix © 2022

Hello, Wisconsin! It’s 1995 and Leia Forman, daughter of Eric and Donna, is visiting her grandparents for the summer, where she bonds with a new generation of Point Place kids under the watchful eye of Kitty and the stern glare of Red. Sex, drugs and rock ’n roll never die, they just change clothes.

● Launch Date: January 19

JUNG_E (Film)

JUNG_E Cr. Courtesy Of Netflix © 2022

In a post-apocalyptic 22nd century, a researcher at an AI lab leads the effort to end a civil war by cloning the brain of a heroic soldier — her mother.

● Launch Date: Coming Soon



Sitsit Cr. Courtesy Of Netflix © 2022

An aging photographer hungers for youth, while a desperate woman finds a protector in a stray dog in this horror anthology based on Filipino folklore.

● Launch Date: January 6

The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House (Series)

The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House Cr. Courtesy Of Netflix © 2022

Two inseparable friends move to Kyoto to chase their dreams of becoming maiko, but decide to pursue different passions while living under the same roof.

● Launch Date: January 12

Trial By Fire (Series)

Trial By Fire Cr. Courtesy Of Netflix © 2022

After the deadly Uphaar cinema fire, two grief-stricken parents navigate the loss of their kids and a dogged fight for justice. Based on true events.

● Launch Date: January 13

Khallat+ (Film)

Khallat+. Ibraheem Alkhairallah. Cr. Courtesy Of Netflix © 2022

An anthology of social deception and trickery in four unlikely places.

● Launch Date: January 19


Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre (Series)

Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre Cr. Courtesy Of Netflix © 2022

From the mind of horror manga maestro Junji Ito comes a spine-tingling selection of some of his most bizarre, disturbing and terrifying tales.

● Launch Date: January 19

Record of Ragnarok: Season 2 Episodes 1-10 (Series)

Record of Ragnarok: Season 2 Episodes 1-10 Cr. Courtesy Of Netflix © 2022

Humanity may be down, but their fight for survival is far from over. For the pivotal next round, a truly evil human emerges to face the next mighty god.

● Launch Date: January 26

TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge (Games)

TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge Cr. Courtesy Of Netflix © 2022

Kick shell with Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, Michelangelo or other familiar friends in this totally tubular ’80s-inspired beat ’em up. Cowabunga!

● Launch Date: Coming Soon


Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight: Season 2 (Kids & Family)

Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight: Season 2. (L to R) Rita Ora as Wandering Blade and Jack Black as Po in Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight: Season 2. Cr. NETFLIX © 2022

To find the legendary Tianshang weapons, big-hearted Po and the Dragon Knights journey across the world. But will they beat evil to the punch?

● Launch Date: January 12

Daniel Spellbound: Season 2 (Kids & Family)

Daniel Spellbound S2 (L to R) Actor Alex Barima as Daniel Spellbound in episode 202 of Daniel Spellbound S2. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

Daniel teams up with a legendary tracker to help him reverse a demonic curse and restart an age of magic that has mysterious ties to Daniel’s family.

● Launch Date: January 26

Princess Power (Kids & Family)

Princess Power. Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2022

Adventure-loving princesses from four different Fruitdoms jump into action to help their fellow fruitizens and make their worlds a better place.

● Launch Date: January 30


The Way of the Househusband: Season 2 (Series)

The Way of the Househusband: Season 2 Cr. Courtesy Of Netflix © 2022

Everyone’s favorite ex-yakuza is back! He’s clipping coupons, planning penny-saving meals — and taking his job as a househusband very, very seriously.

● Launch Date: January 1

The Lying Life of Adults (Series)

In1990s Naples, a sheltered teen befriends the estranged aunt her parents detest to better understand herself and the city she comes from.

● Launch Date: January 4

Ginny & Georgia: Season 2 (Series)

Ginny & Georgia. (L to R) Antonia Gentry as Ginny, Brianne Howey as Georgia in episode 209 of Ginny & Georgia. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

New relationships and challenges await Georgia and Ginny as they navigate life in Wellsbury — until secrets from the past threaten everything.

● Launch Date: January 5

Woman of the Dead (Series)

Totenfrau – Folge 1 Cr. Courtesy Of Netflix © 2022

When a suspicious car crash tears a woman’s life apart, her quest for revenge ensnares her in a conspiracy reaching the highest levels of her small town.

● Launch Date: January 5

Pressure Cooker (Series)

PRESSURE COOKER. Cr. Courtesy of NETFLIX / © 2022 Netflix, Inc.

Living under one roof, eleven chefs use culinary skills and strategic plays in a tense cooking contest where they vote on who among them will win $100,000.

● Launch Date: January 6

Sexify: Season 2 (Series)

Sexify: Season 2 Cr. Courtesy Of Netflix © 2022

With the future of their startup in flux, the three young entrepreneurs must balance tumultuous personal lives, a bitter rival and a demanding investor.

● Launch Date: January 11

Vikings: Valhalla: Season 2 (Series)

Vikings: Valhalla. Frida Gustavsson as Freydis Eriksdotter in episode 201 of Vikings: Valhalla. Cr. Bernard Walsh/Netflix © 2022

Enemies — old and new — await Freydis, Leif and Harald as they scatter to the far corners of the globe in pursuit of power and new worlds to conquer.

● Launch Date: January 12

Sky Rojo: Season 3 (Series)


Coral, Gina and Wendy have made a new life — and found love — in Almería. But with Romeo bent on revenge, their peace and quiet won’t last long.

● Launch Date: January 13

Bling Empire: New York (Series)

Bling Empire: New York. Vanessa Hung from Bling Empire: New York. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

A new cast of stylish Asian American socialites flaunts their fortunes — and fashions — while bringing the drama and living it up in New York City.

● Launch Date: January 20

Devotion (Film)

Devotion. (L to R) Jonathan Majors as Jesse Brown and Glen Powell as Tom Hudner in Devotion. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

A pioneering Black U.S. Navy aviator (Jonathan Majors) and his devoted wingman (Glen Powell) form a life-and-death bond in this acclaimed Korean War epic inspired by an incredible true story.

● Launch Date: January 20

You People (Film)

You People. (L to R) Eddie Murphy as Akbar and Jonah Hill (Writer-Producer) as Ezra in You People. Cr. Parrish Lewis/Netflix © 2023.

Jonah Hill, Eddie Murphy, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Lauren London lead a stacked cast in this comedy from Kenya Barris that follows a new couple and their families as they find themselves examining modern love and family dynamics amid clashing cultures, societal expectations and generational differences.

● Launch Date: January 27

Lockwood & Co. (Series)

Lockwood & Co. Cr. Courtesy Of Netflix © 2022

A trio of teen ghost-hunters — two gifted boys and a girl with rare psychic abilities — run a tiny agency investigating deadly spirits haunting London.

● Launch Date: January 27

Physical: 100 (Series)

In this fierce fitness competition, one hundred contestants in top physical shape compete to claim the honor of best body.

● Launch Date: Coming Soon