Many new shows and movies are heading our way this year on major Over–the–top media services (OTT) platforms like Netflix, Disney Hotstar and Amazon Prime. There are lots of content to watch on these OTT services.
Let’s take a closer look at the Netflix, Disney Hotstar and Amazon Prime Originals shows which will be offered in the coming days. The article will help you to keep a tap on what to watch out for this year.
Stranger Things 4
The upcoming fourth season of the science fiction horror drama television series Stranger Things, titled Stranger Things 4, is coming to Netflix on May 27, 2022. The fourth season will have nine episodes and has continued to be produced by the show’s creators the Duffer Brothers, along with Shawn Levy, Dan Cohen, and Iain Paterson.
The show’s main cast will consist of Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Sadie Sink, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, Maya Hawke, Priah Ferguson and Cara Buono with Brett Gelman promoted to series regular status.
Comedy series The Pentaverate will release on Neflix on May 5. The Pentaverate was written by Myers, Roger Drew, and Ed Dyson. Tim Kirkby directed the six-episode series.
Comedian Mike Myers turns his focus on farcical secret society the Pentaverate in the series. Myers plays eight different characters, including protagonist Ken Scarborough who is an old-school Canadian news journalist determined to uncover the secrets of the Pentaverate to win his job back.
Anil Kapoor, Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor, and Fatima Sana Shaikh starrer Thar will release on Netflix on May 6. Inspired by Western Noir genres, Thar is set in the eighties and essays the story of Siddharth – played by Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor. Shifting to Pushkar for a job, Siddharth embarks on a journey to avenge his past.
Who killed Sara? Season 3
The third and final season of this thriller series will begin streaming on Netflix from May 18. Hell-bent on exacting revenge and proving he was framed for his sister’s murder, Álex sets out to find much more than the crime’s real culprit.
Cyber Hell: Exposing an Internet Horror
Anonymous and exploitative, a network of online chat rooms ran rampant with sex crimes. The hunt to take down its operators required guts and tenacity. The Netflix original film will start streaming on the platform from May 18.
Along The Ride
The summer before college, studious Auden meets mysterious Eli, and — on nightly quests — he helps her experience the carefree teen life she was missing. The Netflix original film will stream on Netflix on May 6.
The movie is about two mismatched cops who are forced to reteam after a decade, to investigate a murder in a divided French town, where a wider conspiracy looms. The movie will stream on Netflix starting May 6.
Disney+ Hotstar Originals
The Quest is an upcoming Fantasy Competition series that will stream on Disney+ beginning May 11. It is about 8 teenagers who are dropped into the fantastic, fictional world of Everealm, where they must save a Kingdom by fulfilling an ancient prophecy.
Sneakerella is an upcoming American musical comedy film directed by Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum. Set in the avant-garde street-sneaker subculture of New York City, “Sneakerella” is a high-energy, music-driven movie that puts a contemporary twist on the “Cinderella” fairy tale.
She-Hulk is an upcoming series from Marvel Studios that will consist of 10 episodes and is set for release sometime in 2022. It revolves around the story of lawyer Jennifer Walters cousin of Bruce Banner, who inherits her Hulk powers after she receives a blood transfusion from him. The difference between herself and her cousin, is that she is able to retain most of her personality, intelligence, and emotional control even after she transforms into the Hulk.
Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers
Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers is an upcoming American live-action/animated action-adventure comedy film. It is based on, and a continuation of, the animated TV series of the same name, as well as the animated Disney characters Chip and Dale. It will stream on Disney+ from May 20.
Disenchanted is the sequel to the 2007 movie enchanted and revolves around Giselle, who after her ten years of happily ever after, questions her happiness, inadvertently turning the lives of those in the real world and Andalasia upside down in the process. The musical film is set for release in fall of 2022.
Kamala Khan, a fan of the Avengers, particularly Carol Danvers who is Captain Marvel, struggles to fit in until she gains her own powers. The season 1 of this original series will stream on Disney+ Hotstar beginning June 8.
The Hotstar Specials series will start streaming on the platform from May 20. The plot of Escaype Live revolves around the lives of five regular Indians who try using a popular live-streaming application, in order to achieve overnight fame and fortune. It casts Siddharth Suryanarayan as the lead character along with Javed Jaffrey as well.
The series is produced under Tewary’s One Life Studios and also stars Plabita Borthakur, Waluscha D Souza, Ritvik Sahore, Sumedh Mudgalkar, Geetika Vidya Ohlyan, Jagjeet Sandhu, Rohit Chandel and child actor Aadyaa Sharma.
Amazon Prime Originals
Panchayat Season 2
Amazon Prime Video has announced a new season of Panchayat. The comedy-drama from TVF features Jitendra Kumar as main lead in the character of Abhishek Tripathi. It also stars Pooja Singh, Neena Gupta, Biswapati Sarkar, Raghubir Yadav and Chandan Roy in pivotal roles.
The TVF series will premiere on the OTT platform on May 20, 2022. The premiere of the first season took place on April 3, 2020.
Paatal Lok Season 2
Paatal Lok Season 2 is an upcoming web series based on a crime novel. Amazon Prime Video has announced the second season but an exact release date is not known yet.
The series has been created by Sudip Sharma. Avinash Arun and Prosit Roy together directed the series starring Jaideep Ahlawat who plays the Delhi Police officer Hathiram Chaudhary. Other cast members of the show were Neeraj Kabi and Gul Panag are in the lead roles. The show’s first season had nine episodes, the same is expected in the second one.
Mumbai Diaries Season 2
Mumbai Diaries Season 2 will be releasing on Amazon Prime Video. The makers have not yet announced a confirmed release date for the season 2. The series is all about the disasters that happened in the past across the city.
It shows that how a medical staff handled that critical situation which is also reported by a journalist. The season 2 will also see the return of Konkana Sen Sharma, Mohit Raina, Natasha Bhardwaj, Satyajit Dubey, Mrunmayee Deshpande and Prakash Belawadi.
Mirzapur Season 3
Mirzapur, the most popular Indian web series, will shortly return for a third season. Mirzapur Season 2 concluded with a lot of mystery, and it will be explained in Mirzapur Season 3, which will air soon.
The new season will be released in 2022. As of right now, there is no word on when the film will be released. The web-based series Mirzapur was developed by Karan Anshuman, Puneet Krishna, and Vineet Krishna. The show is produced by Karan Anshuman, Gurmeet Singh, and Mihir Desai.
The series will feature Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Shweta Tripathi Sharma, Rasika Dugal, Vijay Verma, Harshita Gaur, Anjum Sharma, Priyanshu Painyuli, Sheeba Chadha, and Rajesh Tailang.
Breathe: Into the Shadows Season 2
Amazon Prime’s original crime thriller Indian series ‘Breathe: Into The Shadows’, season 2 will be premiered on the platform soon. The new season is to be launched in 2022, but no confirmed date has been given for now from makers and producers.
Mayank Sharma is the creator and director of the crime drama show ‘Breathe Into The Shadows’. The show is produced by Abundantia entertainments for Amazon prime. The first season of Breathe was released on 10 July 2020 on Amazon Prime starring Abhishek Bachchan, Amit Sadh, Nithya Menen, Naveen Kasturia, Saiyami Kher and more.
The Family Man Season 3
Manoj Bajpayee led spy thriller series The Family Man will soon be back with its highly- anticipated Season 3. There has been no official announcement of a specific release date for The Family Man Season 3.
Manoj Bajpayee has been cast in the show’s third season, and he will be playing a significant character in the show as special agent Srikant ‘Sri’ Tiwari. Raj Nidimloru and Krishna D.K. have collaborated on the production of the series.
Four More Shots Please Season 3
Four More Shots Please Season 3 will soon premier on Amazon Prime Video. The series is about four friends who discover a lot through friendship and shots of tequila in millennial Mumbai. An exact launch date has not been revealed yet.
The series is Amazon Prime Video’s first all-women-protagonists Indian original starring Sayani Gupta, Bani J, Kirti Kulhari, and Maanvi Gagroo. It is written by Devika Bhagat and Ishita Moitra and produced by Rangita Pritish Nandy. Other starcast includes Lisa Ray, Milind Soman, Jiya Lakhiani, Neil Bhoopalam, Prateik Babbar, Simone Singh and more.
The Boys Season 3
The Boys is an American superhero streaming television series developed by Eric Kripke for Amazon Prime Video. The new season will be released on Amazon Prime Video in the coming days. However, an exact release date hasn’t been announced yet.
Season 1 aired in July 2019, while Season 2 streamed on Amazon Prime in September 2020. The Boys season 3 finished filming in September 2021. The new season is said to arrive in early to mid-2022. It is based on the comic book of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. It follows the eponymous team of vigilantes as they combat superpowered individuals who abuse their abilities.
Lord Of The Rings, Season 1
The Amazon Original web series, Lord Of The Rings Season 1 will be released on September 2, 2022 on Prime Video. There will be 20 episodes in the series which will be released weekly on Fridays. The series is produced by Amazon Studios in cooperation with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, HarperCollins, and New Line Cinema, with Payne and McKay serving as showrunners.
Set in the Second Age of Middle-earth, thousands of years before the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, the series follows an ensemble cast of characters as they confront the re-emergence of evil in Middle-earth.
Made in Heaven Season 2
Made In Heaven is a web series created by Zoya Akhtar for Amazon Prime Video. The first season of the series was released in March 2019. The Season 2 is expected to be released in the first quarter of 2022. But an exact launch date has not been revealed yet.
The story revolves around two Delhi wedding planners, Tara and Karan who run a company called Made in Heaven. The series is produced by Excel Entertainment. Reports suggest that stars like Jacqueline Fernandez, Radhika Apte, Dia Mirza, Mrunal Thakur will be a part of Made In Heaven 2.