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A stunning September awaits you on Netflix! This month, the streaming giant has new exciting titles across various genres to add to your watchlist. As usual, there will be new content to look forward to, in addition to movie or series adaptations of popular works. Below, we list the most anticipated releases coming to Netflix Hong Kong this September.
Originally released in 2020, this dark horror satire makes its way to Netflix Hong Kong this month. It follows twelve strangers who mysteriously wake up in a clearing, unsure of where they are or how they got there. The only thing they know is that they have been chosen for the “Hunt,” a dangerous sport where wealthy elites go after innocent mundane citizens. However, the tables turn when one of the hunted becomes the pursuer. Available now.
Little Women is the South Korean adaptation of the novel by Louisa May Alcott, published between 1868 and 1869. Written by renowned screenwriter Chung Seo-kyung—a frequent collaborator of Korean director Park Chan-wook—the series depicts the story of three underprivileged sisters who become involved when ₩70 billion go missing. Despite their social status, the sisters will face the richest family in the country. Available now.
If you like watching true crime documentaries, Indian Predator: The Diary of a Serial Killer should be on your list. The docu-series explains the sequence of events that led up to the arrest of a brutal murderer who dismembered his victims and scattered their body parts around Delhi, India. Known as the Butcher of Delhi, the case was considered closed until his secret diary suggested 13 more victims—and possible cannibalism. Available now.
Narcos Saints sees the teaming up of some of South Korea’s biggest stars, including Ha Jung-woo, who makes his small screen comeback after five years; veteran actor Hwang Jung-min; Yoo Yeon-seok from Hospital Playlist; and Park Hae-soo of Squid Game. Based on true events, the K-drama tells of an entrepreneur who becomes involved in a National Intelligence Service (NIS) case after being framed by a drug lord. Available 9 September.
Another docu-series to tune into is Sins of Our Mother, which follows Lori Vallow, known to her friends and family as a devoted mother, wife, and woman of God. But in the past three years, something has gone very wrong. Vallow is now in jail, waiting to stand trial in connection with the deaths of her fourth husband, the wife of her fifth husband, and her two youngest children. Her surviving son Colby steps forward for an exclusive insight into his family’s backstory and his mother’s involvement in the crimes. Available 14 September.
Santo marks the first original project for Netflix carried out jointly by Spain and Brazil. The thrilling crime and action series revolves around Santo, the most wanted drug dealer in the world, yet his face has never been revealed. Two police officers who are polar opposites must work together in order to solve the case—and stay alive. Available 16 September.
This series is based on the incredible news that captivated the world in 2018: the story of the Thai youth football team and their coach who got trapped in one of the most dangerous cave systems in the world. Thai Rescue Cave depicts the extraordinary efforts of their families, the people of Thailand, and the brave volunteers from all over the world who came together to fight against nature and time to save the team. Available 22 September.
Based on the bestselling novel by Joyce Carol Oates, Blonde reimagines the life of Marilyn Monroe, one of the most enduring icons in Hollywood. The fictionalised movie covers her childhood, rise to stardom, and romantic entanglements. Available 28 September.
American rapper Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi and screenwriter Kenya Barris join hands for this original animated story about a young artist named Jabari, voiced by Mescudi, as he attempts to balance love and success. As he tries to find both, Jabari is introduced to his new neighbour, photographer it-girl Meadow. What ensues is an explosion of art, music, and fashion. The series also consists of an all-star cast such as Timothée Chalamet, Vanessa Hudgens, Jaden Smith, Macaulay Culkin, Laura Harrier, and more. Available 30 September.