5 Shows to watch on Netflix this week

lockwood and co
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Netflix has become one of the most popular streaming platforms in recent years, with millions of subscribers around the world. The platform has a reputation for producing high-quality original content, and 2023 is shaping up to be another big year for new shows on Netflix. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the most highly anticipated new shows coming to Netflix this week that will for sure keep the audience engaged in every aspect :

Lockwood & Co.

Lockwood & Co. | Official Trailer | Netflix

Lockwood & Co. is a young adult fantasy/mystery series written by British author Jonathan Stroud. The series is set in an alternative modern-day London, where ghosts are real and haunt the streets, buildings, and homes. The story follows a trio of teenage ghost hunters, Anthony Lockwood, Lucy Carlyle, and George Cubbins, who operate their own small agency to tackle supernatural casesThe series consists of five books, starting with “The Screaming Staircase” (2013), followed by “The Whispering Skull” (2014), “The Hollow Boy” (2015), “The Creeping Shadow” (2016), and concluding with “The Empty Grave” (2017).

Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal

Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal | Official Trailer | Netflix

In 2019, two members of the Murdaugh family, Paul Murdaugh and his mother, Maggie Murdaugh, were found dead at their family’s hunting lodge in Colleton County, South Carolina. Both had been shot to death. The Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal is a television series that explores the case and the events leading up to the murders. The series delves into the Murdaugh family’s history and the possible motives behind the killings.

The Witcher: Blood Origin

The Witcher: Blood Origin: Will there be a second season?
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The television series serves as a prequel to the popular Netflix show, The Witcher. The series is set in an elven world 1200 years before the events of The Witcher and will explore the origins of the very first Witcher and the events that led to the pivotal “conjunction of the spheres.”

The show will follow the story of a warrior named Éile, who is of the elite group of warriors known as the “protectors of the kingdom.” She is also a fierce elf who is forced to confront the reality that the world she lives in is changing and that she must adapt to survive.

Shadow and Bone Season 2

Shadow and Bone Season 2: Everything we know so far before the premiere on Netflix

The show is set in a fantasy world known as the Grishaverse, where a young orphan named Alina Starkov discovers she possesses a rare and potent magic that can save her country from an ominous darkness known as the Shadow Fold. As she trains with the Grisha, a magical elite led by the charismatic General Kirigan, she also finds herself torn between her growing feelings for her childhood best friend, Mal, and her attraction to Kirigan. This season will talk about many new stories and new friendships. The Darkling, who survived his near-death experience in the Fold and will gain the terrible unique ability to create and command shadow monsters known as nichevo’ya in the second season of Shadow and Bone.

You Season 4

“You” is a psychological thriller television series that premiered on Lifetime in 2018 and later moved to Netflix. The series revolves around Joe Goldberg (played by Penn Badgley), a charming but troubled bookstore manager obsessed with a young woman named Guinevere Beck (played by Elizabeth Lail). Throughout the series, Joe uses social media and technology to stalk and manipulate Beck, going to extreme lengths to win her over and eliminate anyone in his way. The show explores themes of love, obsession, and toxic relationships, focusing on the dark side of social media and the dangers of online privacy

At the start of season 4, we are shown that Joe is now in London, living under a new alias Professor Jonathan. But his obsessive stalking behavior hasn’t changed, even though he is fighting it hard internally. He generates curiosity about a couple’s relationship in his neighborhood, Kate and Malcolm. Malcolm invites Joe to his close circle group’s party after Joe saves Kate from an ambush. How that dope-heavy party changes everything for Joe and the repercussions of that are what we witness in You Season 4.

These five new shows on Netflix are sure to keep viewers entertained and engaged in the coming weeks. From the young adult fantasy/mystery of Lockwood & Co. to the psychological thriller of You, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. With such a diverse range of shows on offer, it’s clear that Netflix continues to lead the way in producing quality original content