In September, Netflix will be releasing several highly anticipated projects, including Sex Education’s fourth and final season, Spy Kids: Armageddon, and The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar. The fourth season of Sex Education will premiere on September 21, and will see the action shifting from Moordale Secondary to the progressive Cavendish College. Creator Laurie Nunn explained that as the writers were working on season four, they realized that it was the right time to conclude the series. The final season will feature the return of stars Asa Butterfield, Ncuti Gatwa, Aimee Lou Wood, and more, as well as Gillian Anderson reprising her role as Otis’ sex therapist mother.
The fifth installment of the Spy Kids franchise introduces a new generation of secret agents, played by Everly Carganilla and Connor Esterson, who must follow in their parents’ footsteps to save the world from a computer virus. Director Robert Rodriguez, who collaborated with his son Racer Max on this film, expressed his excitement about working on the project as a family. Rodriguez stated that he hopes families will enjoy watching the film together.
Netflix also delves into the world of renowned author Roald Dahl with four shorts directed by Wes Anderson. The first short, The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar, stars Benedict Cumberbatch as a wealthy man who explores the possibility of seeing without using his eyes as a gambling technique. The film, which also features Ralph Fiennes, Dev Patel, and Richard Ayoade, premiered at the Venice Film Festival and has been praised for its craftsmanship.
Additionally, Netflix will release the second season of the Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal docuseries, which focuses on the South Carolina community surrounding the powerful Murdaugh family. The new season will feature firsthand accounts from key figures involved in the scandal.
Fans of the medical drama New Amsterdam can look forward to the fifth and final season hitting Netflix on Wednesday. The season will consist of 13 episodes and follows the story of the Ryan Eggold-led series, which concluded earlier this year.
Netflix will also premiere a four-part docuseries called Encounters, produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television in collaboration with Boardwalk Pictures and Vice Studios. The series tells firsthand stories of experiences with otherworldly phenomena from various locations worldwide.
Crime thriller Reptile, directed by music video director Grant Singer, will debut on Netflix at the end of the month. The film stars Justin Timberlake, Benicio del Toro, and Alicia Silverstone and revolves around del Toro’s character trying to uncover the truth behind a brutal murder.
On September 29, Netflix will kick off a new season of the popular baking competition show The Great British Baking Show. This year, new host Alison Hammond will join Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith, and Noel Fielding.
Other projects debuting on Netflix in September include Love Is Blind season five, Power Rangers: Cosmic Fury, Love at First Sight, and the addition of popular movies such as Arrival, Superbad, and Vice. Additionally, Netflix has brought back past series such as Love Is Blind: After the Alter, S.W.A.T., Top Boy, Virgin River, and added HBO miniseries Band of Brothers and The Pacific to its library.
With such a diverse range of content coming to Netflix in September, there is certainly something for everyone to enjoy. Whether it’s the final season of a beloved series, a thrilling spy adventure, or an exploration of otherworldly encounters, viewers will have plenty of choices to keep them entertained throughout the month.