Netflix’s Tudum 2023 is a really big deal. The streamer’s annual showcase is full of stars, full of thrills and usually full of surprises. This year’s event was one of the best ever with good news for just about everyone and plenty of celebrity appearances to keep fans entertained.
Before the event had even started, there was already big Netflix news. Netflix announced that Stranger Things 5 has added a key Terminator actor to its already stellar cast, and also released the first teasers for its live-action adaptations of Avatar: The Last Airbender and One Piece. It released a gory and brutal new and extended clip from The Witcher season 3 and also showed us Three Body Problem, the stunning new sci-fi series from the Game of Thrones showrunners.
And that was just the beginning. These are the Tudum 2023 announcements that we’re most looking forward to.
1. Squid Game 2 adds more stars and reality show Squid Game has a new trailer
Netflix isn’t revealing too much about the second season of the mega-hit Squid Game, but it did deliver two much-anticipated trailers: First, the new Squid Game Season 2 trailer promises to bring back Lee Jung-jae , Lee Byung-Hun, Wi Ha-jun and Gong Yoo, plus four new players: pop star and actor Yim Si-Wan, K-drama darling Kang Ha-Neul, TV and film star Park Sung-Hoon and rapper, singer-songwriter, breakdancer and record producer Yang Dong- well.
There’s no sign of a release date for the drama’s second season just yet, but the reality show spin-off, Squid Game: The Challenge, is coming in November. Development was difficult, with reports of on-set problems and even fainting by some of the cast during filming. With Squid Game Season 2 coming out no earlier than early 2024, Squid Game: The Challenge is likely to attract a large audience.
2. Berlin, the Money Heist spin-off, is streaming in December and looks stunning
From the world of Money Heist, Berlin is the story of an attempt to rake in $44 million in a single afternoon, and the second spin-off of the supremely stylish, delightfully silly heist hit. You can see this movie from December 2023 and it looks like the wait will be worth it: the trailer is an engrossing mix of hot people, great cinema and, of course, thrills of the highest order.
3. The first clip of Heartstopper Season 2 is here and we are very, very excited
We’ve been pretty excited for Season 2 of the romance drama Heartstopper, and now the Netflix gods have given us the very first clip of Heartstopper S2. This is the opening stream, you can stream the rest starting August 3rd. According to Netflix, “Nick and Charlie are coping with their new relationship; Tara and Darcy face unforeseen challenges, and Tao and Elle consider if they can ever be more than friends.” Alice Oseman returns as showrunner and there will be eight episodes to enjoy again and again.
4. All The Light We Cannot See looks spectacular
Pre-registration for this new drama set in World War II has been really positive, and the new trailer only adds to the anticipation. Based on the award-winning bestseller by Anthony Doerr, it tells the story of two teenagers who share a secret bond that, it says, will become a beacon of hope in the darkest of times. It will be available to stream from November 2nd.
5. Another member of the Addams family joins for Season 2 on Wednesday
We saw this coming: While the cast of Wednesday took great delight in discussing fan theories about Season 2, they didn’t really confirm big things — although Jenna Ortega admitted that “if Wednesday had a monster, it would be really interesting.” .”a pet” and the cast confirmed that this time another member of the Addams Family would be joining the show.
6. Everyone involved in Rebel Moon thinks it’s “big”
After checking out these new behind-the-scenes footage of Zach Snyder’s sci-fi epic Rebel Moon, I’m more curious than ever. If you’re playing a drinking game and getting a chance every time someone says how big the movie is, you’re in pretty bad shape by the end of the two-and-a-half-minute clip. But they are right. It looks really, really big. So big, in fact, that Snyder is reportedly planning two different films, each with two different versions.