Welcome to our monthly Watchlist, where we give you our recommendations of new releases and fresh episodes that promise to make February a real thriller when it comes to what’s streaming
1. Pam & Tommy (Disney+)
Disney+ kicks the month of February off with its latest romantic series Pam & Tommy, which narrates the relationship between Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee in the nineties, and whose tumultuous relationship was fraught with controversy when an explicit sex tape of the two was leaked and went viral. The series, which will be released on Hulu and Disney+ from the second day of the month, stars Marvel beau Sebastian Stan, and a radiant Lily James.
2. Raised by Wolves (HBO Max)
HBO Max finalizes the return of one of its flagship sci-fi, fantasy dramas, Raised by Wolves. On the 4th, the first episode of the second season will be available, where androids Mother and Father, along with their children, will join a new colony in the mysterious tropical zone, and after season one, produced by Ridley Scott, was received with widespread critical acclaim in the United States and Spain.
3. Reacher (Prime Video)
On the same day Amazon Prime Video goes all with muscle and testosterone in a new adaptation of Lee Child’s novels starring literary hero Jack Reacher. It remains to be seen if actor Alan Ritchston, who heads the cast, will be able to deliver the same degree of ferocity as Tom Cruise brought to the role when he starred in the two Jack Reacher films released in 2012 and 2016. The series is directed by martial arts expert, Lin Oeding, and also one of the directors of Cobra Kai and Warrior series.
4. Inventing Anna (Netflix)
Netflix premieres Inventing Anna on the 11th, a new investigative series based on true events. The plot involves the journalist who dealt with the case of Anna Delvey, the alleged German heiress and Instagram star who stole the hearts of New York’s social scene… relieving them of their cash at the same time. The series is directed by Shonda Rhimes, the creator of Grey’s Anatomy, and stars Julia Garner, known for The Americans, Ozark and Modern Love and films including The Assistant.
5. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Prime Video)
Good news! One of the biggest hit comedy shows and favorite of series fans out there is back on the 18th on Prime Video. Rachel Brosnahan returns to play comedian Midge Maisel as the Golden Globe winner is joined once again by her co-stars, in a season that might mean financial difficulties for Midge and Susie, as well as sentimental entanglements involving Maggie’s ex-husband.
February 21st sees the legendary The Walking Dead ready to definitively bring the curtains down on the franchise with a fresh batch of episodes in this final season, currently being developed in three parts with a new episode every Monday. Everything’s primed to continue with the events of the first part and the Reapers storyline and their constant threat, to which the intrigues that begin to emerge in the Commonwealth join forces. The lives of the protagonists hang in the balance and one foot wrong might be definitive. As usual, this final stretch of the series stars Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon, along with Melissa McBride as Carol Peletier, together with other big names like Lauren Cohan and Maggie Rhee.
7. Vikings: Valhalla (Netflix)
Despite missing Travis Fimmel in the role of Ragnar Lodbrok, and although he makes an appearance in Raised by Wolves, there’s no doubt that the world he bequeathed is also more alive than ever. The sequel to Vikings, which concluded last year, is set 100 years after the events narrated to date, focusing on the adventures of Leif Erikson, Freydis, Harald Hardrada and Norman King William the Conqueror. First batch of episodes will be available on February 25th.
8. Nasdrovia (Movistar +)
On the same day, February 25 Movistar+ premieres the 2nd and final season of Nasdrovia the comedy starring the team of legal eagles consisting of Edurne (Leonor Watling) and Julián (Hugo Silva). Whereas in season one our protagonists were trying to overcome their respective mid-life crises, this time they will become accomplices to murder and card-carrying members of Boris’ (Anton Yakovlev), criminal organization working as legal counsel. Produced in association with Globomedia (The Mediapro Studio), the project is headed up by creators Sergio Sarria, Luismi Pérez and Miguel Esteban, who have co-written the series together with Marc Vigil, who also sits in the director’s chair.
9. La edad de la ira (ATRESplayer PREMIUM)
February 27th sees the premiere of the promising La edad de la ira, a four-part miniseries that opens with the brutal murder of a man, allegedly at the hands of his teenage son, Marcos, and one of the most popular kids in high school. Each episode will reveal a little more about Marcos’s life and the reality facing teenagers in today’s society. A Big Bang Media (The Mediapro Studio) production in association with MASFICCIÓN, La edad de la ira is an adaptation of the Nando López novel of the same name, with the screen adaptation by Juanma Ruiz de Córdoba and Lucía Carballal. The series features a cast of young stars including Manu Ríos, better known for his role in the famous Elite and Amaia Aberasturi, nominated for the Goya for the 2020 film Akelarre.
10. Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber (Prime Video)
And February comes to a close with a new anthology series, Super Pumped. The first season will chart the reckless journey of one of Silicon Valley’s most successful and destructive companies, Uber, from the perspective of one of its top officials, Travis Kalanick, who faces serious internal battles. Available on Amazon Prime Video from February 28, cast members include big names like Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Kyle Chandler and Uma Thurman.