This year there have been reunions for all tastes on the small screen: Andor, the most unpredictable rebel in the galaxy, has returned with his own series; the lineage Targaryen, the one to which Daenerys belonged in Game of Thrones, has started the Dance of the Dragons; and the people of Hawkins have once again taken us into the ‘Upside Down’. Unfortunately, after 2022 of series meetings, it is time to say goodbye to many of these bets that will not be back on the platforms until 2024. These are the series that are going to test our patience.
‘Stranger Things’ 5T (Netflix)
‘Stranger Things’Cinemanía Al son de metallica Y Kate Bush, with Robert Englund, and expanding the Hawkins plot to Russia or California; that’s how he came back stranger things in May after three years of absence. He did it with his most ambitious (and expensive) season, divided into two volumes that embraced pure terror with the goriest scenes in the series, and with such charismatic signings as that of Eddie (Joseph Quinn). Its fifth and final installment will arrive in 2024 and, although little has transpired about the story so far, the Duffers have assured that the action will take place in Hawkins and Will will have greater importance. In addition, the series will have to solve what happens with Max (Sadie Sink) after what Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) resurrect her, and give continuity to the storm that has been unleashed in Hawkins. Matt Duffer has pointed out that the end of Stranger Things “is going to be like The Return of the King with eight endings.” For now, the showrunners assure that have made cry Netflix executives with their ideas for the denouement. We only have one request for the Duffers: please don’t kill Steve (Joe Keery).
‘The House of the Dragon’ 2T (HBO Max)
Rhaenyra in ‘The House of the Dragon’Cinemanía Game of Thrones fans were looking forward to returning to Westeros with the house of the dragon prequel focused on the civil war between the Targaryens, and the series has not disappointed fans: characters with chiaroscuro, astutely developed plots, well-executed colebron enmities and a cast devoted to the romanization of incest or the denunciation of violence obstetrics and the sexism in all its forms.the second season, which will not arrive until 2024, will start after the tragic death of Lucerys Velaryon (Elliot Grihault) at the hands of the disobedient dragon Vhagar, event that will unleash the war for the Iron Throne. The next few episodes could lead us through some of the most famous brawls of Fire and Blood, such as the fight in the Riverlands or the Battle of the Gaznate. The showrunner ryan condal He has explained that the first installment has opted for a slow development with the intention that everything speeds up in the second: “We’ll get to the show.” The new episodes will begin shooting in early 2023 and the production could return to Spain; HBO would plan to return to Cáceres from March to June.
‘The rings of power’ 2T (Prime Video)
‘The rings of power’Cinemanía The end of summer brought with it not only the return to Westeros, but also to Middle-earth. Prime Video finally released its multimillion-dollar bet set in the universe of The Lord of the rings, a prequel with JA Bayonne among its directors, which laid the foundations for the forging of the Rings of Power, the fall of Númenor, and the last alliance of men and elves against Sauron. morphydd clark in the brave skin of Galadriel, the rings of power said goodbye to its first installment, leaving behind several loose ends and important revelations. Galadriel had been searching tirelessly for Sauron to avenge his brother, while the orcs were regrouping and Mordor was founded amid lava and ash. The villain of the story turned out to be Halbrand (Charlie Vickers), that he had been cheating on the protagonist all this time. The second installment, which is already shooting in the UK, is expected to arrive in 2024 and will focus on Sauron. “The first season opens with: ‘Who is Galadriel? Where does he come from? How has he suffered?’ And we will do the same with Sauron in the second season ”, assure the creators JD Payne and Patrick McKay: Sauron can now simply be Sauron. Like Tony Soprano or Walter White. Evil, but in a complex way.”
‘Andor’ 2T (Disney+)
AndorCinemanía The riskiest bet on Star Wars in recent years has also been the most successful. Andor, the prequel to Rogue One about the origin of Cassian Andor (Diego Luna) it has entered us into the bowels of the rebellion in the times of the Galactic Empire. Political corruption, various goings-on, desperate robberies and ends that justify the means; That has been the dynamic in the bet of Tony Gilroy.The first season of the fiction, located five years before Rogue One, has been cooked over a slow fire, but, in its last episodes, especially as a result of the mission in Aldhani and the prison triad (special mention for the overwhelming Andy Serkis), has accelerated until it leads to an epic ending in Ferrix, with a question in the air: “Kill me or recruit me.” The movie of Gareth Edwards The answer to that question was already ahead of us, but there are still four years to cover in the second and final season (filming began in November), before seeing the protagonist sacrifice himself in the theft of the Death Star plans. Thus, in the next 12 episodes, it will be time to see Cassian under the orders of Luthen (Stellan Skarsgard) while Mon Mothma (Genevieve O’Reilly) continues to attack the Empire from within.
‘The Squid Game’ 2T (Netflix)
‘The Squid Game’Cinemanía The 2021 series phenomenon came from South Korea and was a totally unexpected success. In a matter of days, the squid game became the most watched original series on Netflix, and that to the creator Hwang Dong-hyuk It had taken him more than a decade to get this project off the ground… With it, the VOD service once again broke down borders (also linguistic ones) and, incidentally, made us fear children’s games. Such was the overwhelming triumph of the bet that The streaming giant was in a hurry to give the green light to the second installment, which could arrive in 2024. Hwang has given clues about the continuation: “In the first we saw that Gi-hun (Lee Jung-jae) He is a character whose humanity is shown through certain situations and in a very passive way. In the second season it will be put into practice in a more active way”. Let’s remember that The Squid Game ended with the protagonist choosing not to get on the plane that would reunite him with his daughter. The character turned around on the access gangway to the airship to stay and take revenge for the sadistic survival game that nearly cost him his life.The new episodes could follow the authorities investigating the contest and the mysterious recruiter in black, according to the creator.Do you want to be up-to-date with all the new movies and series? Sign up for our newsletter.