New Year, new shows
2021 is going to kick off starts strong. Fans of the series “Vikings” should prepare for a weekend long binge as the ten episodes corresponding to Season 6, Part 2, and final season, will be available between Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd January via the TNT Spain platform, later to join the Amazon Prime Video catalog. Showrunner Michael Hirst ensures that the farewell will be jam-packed with surprises, and that, above all, he has done his level best to bestow just deserts to every character.
On the 11th, the third batch of episodes of “American Gods”, the series devised by Michael Green and Bryan Fuller and which saw the light of day in 2017 to rave reviews. Also broadcast on Starz, it is a very particular drama that works a fruitful mix between mythology, religion and road movie.
HBO Spain will ring in 2021 with “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist”, a musical comedy distributed by NBC in which we are introduced to a young woman who has the ability to listen to people’s most intimate thoughts through musical numbers. The series is available as of January 6th, but we’ll have to wait until the 18th before HBO offers audiences the second season of “Batwoman”, a female reverse-angle take on the caped crusader fighting for justice on the streets of Gotham.
HBO also make room for sporting-themed content as the next day we’ll be able to savor the third installment of “All American”, a chronicle linked to high school football in the US. In addition, on the 22nd HBO will also host the third season of “Legacies”, on this occasion in an institute that offers refuge to vampires and werewolves. And the cherry on top this month will be delivered on January 25th with the creators of “Euphoria” bringing us another transition episode, this time in relation to Jules.
However, the first word this coming year comes from Netflix the premiere on January 1st of “Monarca”, a story originating in Mexico that plunges us into the depths of a corrupt world supplying the country’s business elites. The following week, on the 8th, screenwriter George Kay, backed by filmmaker Louis Leterrier, continues in his eagerness to cultivate the thriller with “Lupin”, a contemporary version of Maurice Leblanc’s detective novels, with the hilarious Omar Sy leading the cast.
The Red Hastings platform will have to vie for subscribers with Apple TV, which is back in the saddle, and Disney +, who are going all out around Marvel and Star Wars. On the eighth day of the month the second season of “Dickinson”on Apple TV, the biopic that narrates the family and gender conflicts Emily Dickinson suffered. And on the 15th, we will finally be able to discover what fate awaits the couple in the darkly twisted “Servant”, a bewitching psychological suspense series that boasts directors of the caliber of M. Night Shyamalan.
Also on the 15th Disney + officially launch Phase 4 of Marvel with the long-awaited spin-off “WandaVision”, the trailer for which left fans of the franchise stunned, because apparently, the show’s creators opted for a sitcom format in order to give continuity to the story of these two superheroes. as of today, the storyline remains a well-kept secret.