What’s coming to the streaming platforms in September 2022

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1 Sep 2022, 16:04

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We’ve picked out the best TV shows and films coming to a streaming platform near you next month.

The nights are drawing in and Starbucks have brought out their Pumpkin Spice Lattes- it’s official Autumn is just around the corner. So what better way to celebrate than to curl up on your sofas and get ready to hibernate in front of your tellies?

There is a lot to choose from this month too, but to help you decide what is worth your precious time and what isn’t, we’ve compiled a list of all the best things coming to Netflix, Disney+, Prime Video, Now/Sky cinema and Apple TV in August.


Little Women (Season 1), 2nd September

Based on Louisa May Alcott’s 1868 novel of the same name, this adaptation of Little Women will have a twist as it is set in Korea. 

The series will follow the story of three poor sisters who are incredibly close with each other but find themselves involved in a criminal case were 70 billion won goes missing, and they are forced to reckon with one of Korea’s richest families.

Cobra Kai (Season 5), 9th September

What else is better on a dreary night than some good old karate action? Well we're in luck, because season five of Cobra Kai drops on Netflix this month.

The new series will follow on from the shocking results of the All Valley Tournament decades before and will see Terry Silver expanding his Cobra Kai empire with a “No Mercy” style of karate taking over the town. 

Blonde, 28th September

Directed by Andrew Dominik and adapted from the 2000 novel of the same name by Joyce Carol Oates, Blonde will be a fictionalised depiction of the rise and fall of Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe and the obstacles she faced throughout her life and career.

Ana de Armas will be playing the icon and will appear on screen with the likes of Adrien Brody, Bobby Cannavale, Xavier Samuel and Julienne Nicholson.


Pinocchio, 8th September

Tom Hanks stars as Geppetto in this live-action retelling of the beloved fairy tale directed by Academy Award winner Robert Zemeckis. Benjamin Evan Ainsworth will play the wooden puppet who embarks on a thrilling adventure to become a real boy, while Joseph Gordon-Levitt will be playing his trusty sidekick Jiminy Cricket.

Other big names involved in the film are Cynthia Erivo, Keegan-Michael Key and Luke Evans.

Thor: Love and Thunder, 8th September

In the latest adventure from the God of Thunder (played by Chris Hemsworth), Thor will be embarking on a journey of self-discovery. That is until he is interrupted by the galactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher (Christian Bale), who is on a mission to extinct the gods.

To put a stop to his madness, Thor has to enlist the help of King Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), Korg (Taika Waititi) and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster (Natalie Portman).

Cars On The Road, 8th September

This new original series from Disney+ will reunite us with old favourites Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) and his best friend Mater (Larry the Cable Guy) as the pair embark on a journey from Radiator Springs cross-country to meet up with Mater’s sister.

But, of course, things don’t go according to plan.

Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi’s Return, 8th September

If you watched and loved the new Obi-Wan series from Disney+ released earlier this year, you are in for a treat.

This new documentary will take us behind-the-scenes of the latest Star Wars series, with cast interviews and some personal stories about what it meant to make the limited series. It will also explore Ewan McGregor’s return to screen as the iconic Jedi as well as Hayden Christensen’s revival of Anakin Skywalker.

Star Wars: Andor, 21st September

If you’ve not quite got your Star Wars fix for the year, don’t worry because we have yet another series set in the galaxy far, far away.

This new show will come from the perspective of Cassian Andor, who first appeared in Rogue One, and will dive the journey that brought him to the rebellion against the empire as well as the people, planets and dedication that made him the rebel hero we know him to be.

Prime Video

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, 9th September

It is by far the biggest thing to drop on Prime Video in September, and after months of teaser trailers and first look images it’s finally here!

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power will tell the story of the Second Age in Middle Earth and will explore things like the rise of Sauron, how the rings of power were created and the last alliance between elves and men. We’ll also get to see some of our favourite characters from Lord of the Rings in their youth, including Galadriel (Morfydd Clark) and Elrond (Robert Aramayo).

Tenet (2020), 9th September

Starring Robert Pattinson and John David Washington, this is an espionage thriller like no other- but what can you expect from a film directed by Christopher Nolan. 

The movie follows a secret agent who is given a single word as his weapon when he is sent on a mission to prevent the onset of World War III. It won’t be easy either, because to do this, he must travel through time and bend the very laws of nature


Brassic (Season 4), 7th September

Sky’s most successful original comedy is back and better than ever!

Brassic follows the hilarious but often tragic exploits of Vinnie O’Neill and his crew of mates who live in the fictional sleepy English town of Hawley. 

The group often find themselves at loose ends in Hawley and are left to entertain themselves by embarking on crazy schemes, heists and scams. However, their antics do not go unnoticed and the gang are constantly trying to evade the law as well as the local gangsters they run into along the way. 

Belfast, 2nd September

If you didn’t get the chance to see Belfast in the cinema, well now is your chance!

The Oscar-winning movie from Kenneth Branagh is a semi-autobiographical, coming-of-age drama about a working class family of Ulter Protestants living in Belfast during The Troubles and are forced to navigate the growing tensions and violence in the country.

The story is told through the eyes of their 9-year old son Buddy as he struggles to come to terms with the fact his childhood may never be the same again.

This England, 21st September

Another one from Kenneth Branagh, but this time he will be dressing up as Prime Minister Boris Johnson to tell the tale of his time in No.10. 

The five-part mini series takes a deeper look at the early days of the former PM’s time in power as he is hit with the fallout of Brexit, his own personal issues and, of course, the Coronavirus pandemic. Ophelia Lovibond feature as his wife Carrie Symonds and Andrew Buchan will be portraying former Health Secretary Matt Hancock.

Apple TV+

Gutsy, 9th September

If you’re in the mood for hearing stories from some of the most influential women on the planet, this series could be for you. 

Inspired by The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience by Chelsea and Hillary Clinton, the docu-series will feature the biographies of different trailblazing women each episode. The likes of Hillary and Chelsea, who are also serving as executive producers, will appear as they introduce us to some of the world’s most bold and outspoken women- from unsung heroes and household names. 

The Greatest Beer Run Ever, 30 September

Starring Zac Effron and Russel Crowe this new comedy/drama movie is set to make laugh, cry and feel all the other emotions in between. It’s based on the incredible true story of John “Chickie” Donohue, who left New York in 1968 to track down a few of his childhood friends, who were fighting in the army Vietnam, and share some beers with them. 

So there you have it, the best tv shows and films coming to the streaming platforms next month. Let us know how many you get through!