Are you ready for another year of binge-watching some of the most awaited series?
If yes, then we can assure you that the wait has been worth it, because as we step into 2024, Netflix is all set to continue the winning streak of delivering an exciting lineup of shows that are bound to captivate audiences worldwide. From gripping dramas to thrilling sci-fi adventures, this streaming giant has something for everyone. So it’s time to grab your popcorn and get ready to immerse yourself in the world of ultimate entertainment!
For your convenience, we have listed our top 6 picks for the most highly anticipated Netflix shows that we simply can’t wait to stream this year.
Break Point Season 2
- Release Date: January 10, 2024
- Directed by: Martin Webb
- Genre: Docudrama
The official synopsis of the documentary series follows:
“Break Point season 2 follows a select group of top tennis players as they return to the court to compete in grueling Grand Slams and tournaments all over the world — all with the dream of becoming number one. From emotional heartbreak, to triumphant victories and personal moments off the court, viewers will get a behind the scenes look at the pressure-tested lives of some of the best tennis players in the world.”
The second season of the series focuses on players Carlos Alcaraz, Matteo Berrettini, Taylor Fritz, Coco Gauff, Anett Kontaveit, Nick Kyrgios, Daniil Medvedev, Tommy Paul, Jess Pegula, Holger Rune, Aryna Sabalenka, Maria Sakkari, Ben Shelton, Frances Tiafoe, Ajla Tomljanović, and Alexander Zverev. Break Point is produced by Box to Box Films, with executive producers Paul Martin, James Gay-Rees, and Warren Smith.
- Release Date: January 25, 2024
- Created by: Doug Miro, Eric Newman, Carlo Bernard, and Ingrid Escajeda
- Genre: Biographical Crime drama
The official synopsis of the miniseries which is based on the life of Griselda Blanco, a notorious cocaine trafficker, follows:
“The upcoming series is inspired by Griselda Blanco, a savvy and ambitious Colombian businesswoman who rose from obscurity to become “The Godmother” of the underworld. Griselda tells the story of a devoted mother who created one of the most profitable cartels in history. Witness how her lethal blend of unsuspected savagery and charm helped her expertly navigate between business and family.”
The series is executive produced by Vergara, and created by Narcos and Narcos: Mexico showrunner Eric Newman (Painkiller) Doug Miro, Ingrid Escajeda, and Carlo Bernard serve as executive producers, alongside Luis Balaguer with Latin World Entertainment. In addition to Vergara, Griselda also stars Alberto Guerra, Christian Tappan, Martín Rodríguez, Juliana Aidén Martinez, Vanessa Ferlito, and, making her on-screen debut, Carolina Giraldo Navarro (aka Karol G).
Avatar: The Last Airbender
- Release Date: February 22, 2024
- Developed by: Albert Kim
- Genre: Adventure Fantasy
The official synopsis of the live-action adaptation of the animated television series follows:
“Water. Earth. Fire. Air. The four nations once lived in harmony, with the Avatar, master of all four elements, keeping peace between them. But everything changed when the Fire Nation attacked and wiped out the Air Nomads, the first step taken by the firebenders towards conquering the world. With the current incarnation of the Avatar yet to emerge, the world has lost hope.”
Gordon Cormier will star as Aang, the fearless, easygoing 12-year-old who is the keeper of the world’s balance and peace.
He’ll be joined by Kiawentiio as waterbender Katara; Ian Ousley as Katara’s brother, Sokka; Dallas Liu as firebending royalty, Zuko; Daniel Dae Kim as Fire Lord Ozai; Paul Sun-Hyung Lee as Uncle Iroh; Elizabeth Yu as Azula; and Ken Leung as Commander Zhao. The series also includes Amber Midthunder (Prey) as Princess Yue, Arden Cho (Partner Track) as June, Danny Pudi (Community) as the Mechanist, and many more.
3 Body Problem
- Release Date: March 21, 2024
- Created by: David Benioff, D. B. Weiss, and Alexander Woo
- Genre: Science Fiction
The official synopsis of the series based on the internationally celebrated book The Three-Body Problem and the trilogy Remembrance of Earth’s Past follows:
“The story begins in 1960s China when a young woman makes a fateful decision that reverberates across space and time into the present day. When the laws of nature as we know them inexplicably unravel, a tight-knit group of brilliant scientists must join forces with an unflinching detective to stop humanity’s greatest threat. 3 Body Problem is an epic story that redefines sci-fi drama with its layered mysteries and genre-bending high stakes.”
From multiple Emmy-winning creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss (Game of Thrones) and Emmy-nominated writer-producer Alexander Woo, the series stars a diverse and international cast, including Benedict Wong, Jovan Adepo, John Bradley, Eiza González, Jess Hong, Alex Sharp, Zine Tseng, Rosalind Chao, Saamer Usmani, Liam Cunningham, Sir Jonathan Pryce, Marlo Kelly, Sea Shimooka, Eve Ridley, and Ben Schnetzer.
Blood of Zeus Season 2
- Release Date: May 15, 2024
- Created by: Charley Parlapanides, and Vlas Parlapanides
- Genre: Adult animated fantasy action
The official synopsis of the series which revolves around Heron, the demigod son of Zeus follows:
“The series will continue from the climax ending of season 1, which follows Heron, a young man living in ancient Greece. He learns from his mother, Electra (Mamie Gummer), that he is a son of Zeus (Jason O’Mara), the Greek God of Sky and Thunder, and discovers his life purpose is to save the world from a demonic army.
But the demons aren’t Heron’s only obstacle—Zeus’s wife, Hera (Claudia Christian), learns of his existence and vows revenge. She teams up with Heron’s brother, the demon leader Seraphim, though Seraphim is suspicious of her motives. Meanwhile, a conflict between humans, gods, and demons takes hold in Olympus as Heron’s demigod powers are awakened.”
The voice actors include Derek Phillips as Heron, Jason O’Mara as Zeus/Elias, Claudia Christian as Hera, Elias Toufexis as Seraphim, Mamie Gummer as Electra, Heron’s mother, Chris Diamantopoulos as Evios, Jessica Henwick as Alexia, Melina Kanakaredes as Ariana, Matthew Mercer as Hermes, Adetokumboh M’Cormack as Kofi, Adam Croasdell as Apollo, Danny Jacobs as King Periander, Matt Lowe as Ares, Jennifer Hale as Artemis, Clotho, Fred Tatasciore as Hades, David Shaughnessy as Chiron, and Vanessa Marshall as Ariana’s Sister.
The series has been produced by Powerhouse Animation Studios with the animation outsourced to South Korean studios Mua Film and Hanho Heung-Up.
Bridgerton Season 3
- Release Date: Part 1 on May 16, 2024, and Part 2 on June 13, 2024
- Created by: Chris Van Dusen
- Genre: Historical fiction-romance
The official synopsis for the third season of the romance streaming television series follows:
“Based on the fourth book, Romancing Mister Bridgerton.
Penelope enters Season 3 finally ready to give up her longtime crush on Colin. However, that doesn’t mean she’s done with love. Instead, Penelope has decided it’s time to take a husband — and preferably one who will give her the freedom to continue her double life as Lady Whistledown, far away from the prying eyes of her mother and sisters.”
Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton will be the lead pair joined by a host of series regulars. Season 3 will also welcome three new actors Stay Close (Marcus Anderson), James Phoon (Harry Dankworth), and Sam Phillips (Lord Debling). Bridgerton Season 3 is produced by Shondaland. Bridgerton writer Jess Brownell is the Season 3 showrunner, as well as an executive producer. Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Tom Verica, and Chris Van Dusen are also EPs.