Netflix to bring at least 49 new movies to its 2023 slate, which includes Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon, Millie Bobby Brown-led Damsel, Murder Mystery 2, Extraction 2, and David Fincher’s latest project after the Oscar-nominated Mank, The Killer.
There are only two Indian originals for now, starting with the sports biopic Chakda ‘Xpress. In it, Anushka Sharma plays a portrait of Jhulan Goswami, the former Indian team captain, who play a pivotal role in getting women’s cricket its needed recognition.
There is also Zoya Akhtar’s 1960s-set The Archies musical drama, which takes belove characters from the comics and adds an Anglo-Indian spin.
Neither of the two Indian originals have a definite release date, as of now.
In Hollywood list, Snyder leads the pack with his space opera, Rebel Moon, which centres around a peaceful colony on the edge of the galaxy, that finds itself threaten by armies of the tyrannical Regent Balisarius.
A young woman name Kora (Sofia Boutella) is then dispatch to seek out warriors from neighbouring planets to help them take a stand.
Rebel Moon is slate to drop 22nd December 2023 on Netflix.
A month prior to that marks Fincher’s return to the crime/ serial killer genre after pausing Mindhunter in a twist odyssey starring Michael Fassbender and Tilda Swinton as leads.
Based on the French graphic novel series by Alexis Nolent, it follows a nameless methodical assassin, who after years of experience, begins to crack and suffer a psychological crisis.
Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) stars in Damsel, which aims to subvert the “damsel in distress” trope, with the heroine being thrown into a cave with a fire-breathing dragon, urging her to rely on her wits and will to survive.
Damsel also stars the award-winning Angela Bassett (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever), and drops 13th October 2023 on Netflix.
Adam Sandler has three Netflix entries this year, kicking the year off with the Murder Mystery sequel on 31st March 2023.
Reuniting with Jennifer Aniston as the Spitz couple now, full-time detectives they now find themselves amidst an international abduction involving a Maharaja.
Spaceman is set for an autumn release, wherein an astronaut task with collecting mysterious ancient dust finds his earthy life falling into pieces.
In addition to Sandler, the film stars an ensemble cast including Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman), Paul Dano (The Batman), Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory), and Isabella Rossellini (Blue Velvet).
He also voices an adorable pet Lizard in Leo, an animate musical comedy that scuttles onto Netflix on 22nd November 2023.
From Korean, you’ve got the Sang-ho Yeon (Train to Busan) directed Jung_E.
Set on an uninhabitable 2194 Earth, the outcome of a civil war depends on cloning the brain of an elite soldier to create an AI robot mercenary.
Jung_E releases on 20th January 2023.
In American Spring season, you’ve got Kill Boksoon, which follows a middle-age woman’s (Jeon Do-yeon) double life, as she switches between her responsibilities as a mother and a professional serial killer.
You have Wes Anderson’s untitled adaptation of the Roald Dahl stories, a sequel to Chicken Run, and an animate adaptation of the Chinese myth The Monkey King.
As of now, neither of them has a release date.
Full List of Netflix Original Films in 2023
|January||Dog Gone — January 13|
Jung_E — January 20 *
You People — January 27
Pamela, a love story
|February||True Spirit — February 3|
Bill Russell: Legend — February 8
Your Place or Mine — February 10
We Have a Ghost — February 24
|March||Luther: The Fallen Sun — March 10|
The Magician’s Elephant — March 17
Murder Mystery 2 — March 31
|April||A Tourists Guide to Love — April 27|
|May||The Mother — May 12|
|June||Extraction 2 — June 16|
|July||They Cloned Tyrone — July 21|
|August||Heart of Stone — August 11|
Lift — August 25
|October||Damsel — October 13|
Pain Hustlers — October 27
|November||The Killer — November 10|
A Family Affair — November 17
Leo — November 22
|December||Leave the World Behind — December 8|
Rebel Moon — December 22
|In whole 2023 as no solid release date||The Archies *|
Best. Christmas. Ever!
Carga Máxima (Overhaul) *
Chakda ‘Xpress *
Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget
The Deepest Breath
Happiness for Beginners
Kill Boksoon *
Love at First Sight
The Monkey King
The Perfect Find
Untitled Wes Anderson/Roald Dahl Film