All the New Netflix Original Movies Coming in 2023


The list includes several films with local ties, including a Leonard Bernstein biopic filmed in Massachusetts and a Chris Evans drama.

Chris Evans, Andy Garcia and Emily Blunt in “Pain Hustlers.” in The Hustlers of Pain. Chrome Brian Douglas/Netflix

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After releasing 70 original films in 2021 and 80 original movies in 2022, Netflix it is shrinking a bit in 2023.

Netflix unveiled its full list of 49 original movies by 2023 along with a trailer highlighting scenes from many of the upcoming titles. The sizzle shows that Netflix will put the sequels to some of its biggest hits front and center this year, with Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston’s “Murder Mystery 2,” Chris Hemsworth’s “Extraction 2” and “Luther: The Fallen Sun.” , a sequel to the five-season crime thriller starring Idris Elba.

Also featured on the Netflix release slate are several films with local ties, including a Bill Russell documentary, three films by New Hampshire resident Adam Sandler, a drama starring Sudbury native Chris Evans, and the upcoming biopic of Leonard Bernstein from Bradley Cooper, “The Maestro,” which scenes filmed in Massachusetts last year.

Other A-Listers set to appear in Netflix movies in 2023 include Eddie Murphy, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Lopez, Jamie Foxx, Gal Gadot, Kevin Hart, Mille Bobby Brown, Zac Efron, and Julia Roberts.

Here’s the full list of original movies coming to Netflix in 2023, with additional information on 10 Netflix movies with local links highlighted above.

“Your people” (January 27th)

Plot: A modern “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” “You People” stars Jonah Hill (“Superbad”) and Lauren London (“ATL”) as a couple forced to navigate the trials and differences of their respective parents, played by Julia. Louis-Dreyfus, David Duchovny, Eddie Murphy, and Nia Long.

local hook: Joining the stacked central cast, former “Saturday Night Live” writer and Dorchester native Sam Jay makes her big screen debut as Hill’s best friend.

“Bill Russell: Legend” (February 8)

Celtics great Bill Russell is the subject of
Celtics great Bill Russell is the subject of “Bill Russell: Legend,” an upcoming Netflix documentary.

Plot: Directed by Sam Pollard (“MLK/FBI”), this documentary about the late Celtics legend features exclusive interviews with Russell prior to his happening in 2022 as well as access to your personal files.

local hook: The local hook for this one is pretty evident. After all, there is a statue of Russell outside of City Hall. In addition to interviews with Russell and his family and friends, the documentary features interviews with Larry Bird, Steph Curry, Chris Paul, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and more.

“We have a ghost” (February 24)

Plot: Kevin and his family hit the jackpot on social media when they discover a ghost named Ernest haunts their new home. But when Kevin and his ghostly new friend begin digging into Ernest’s past, the CIA steps in.

local hook: The cast includes Anthony Mackie (“The Avengers”), David Harbor (“Stranger Things”), Tig Notaro (“Army of the Dead”) and Boston native Jennifer Coolidge, who recently won a Golden Globe for her work. in “the white lotus.”

“Murder Mystery 2” (March 31)

Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler in “Murder Mystery 2.”

Plot: Reprising their roles from “Murder Mystery,” Nick (Adam Sandler) and Audrey Spitz (Jennifer Aniston) are now full-time detectives with their own private agency. The couple find themselves in the middle of a personal case when his friend, the Maharaja, is kidnapped at his own wedding.

local hook: Joining Sandler and Aniston, “Murder Mystery 2” stars Mark Strong (“Cruella”), Mélanie Laurent (“Inglourious Basterds”), Jodie Turner-Smith (“Queen & Slim”) and Annie Mumolo (“Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar”).

“Love at first sight” (September TBA)

Plot: This socialite romantic comedy centers on Hadley (Haley Lu Richardson, “Split”) and Oliver (Ben Hardy, “Bohemian Rhapsody”), who meet after Hadley misses her flight from New York to London. by Netflix:: “After accidentally getting lost in customs, the probability of finding yourself again seems impossible. But fate may have a way of defying the odds.”

local hook: Along with Richardson and Hardy, the cast of this romantic comedy includes Jameela Jamil (“The Good Place”), Marblehead native Rob Delaney (“Deadpool 2”), Sally Phillips (“Veep”) and Dexter Fletcher (“Band of brothers”).

“Pain Hustlers” (October 27)

Plot: According to a study synopsis“Pain Hustlers” centers on a “blue-collar woman struggling to raise her daughter” who, after taking a job at a “failing pharmaceutical startup,” finds herself “involved in a dangerous organized crime scheme.”

local hook: Directed by David Yates (“Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”), “Pain Hustlers” stars Emily Blunt, Sudbury native Chris Evans, Andy Garcia (“Ocean’s 11”), Catherine O’Hara (“Home Alone “), Jay Duplass (“Industry”) and Brian d’Arcy James (“Spotlight”).

“Leo” (November 22)

Adam Sandler voices Leo the Lizard in “Leo.” (Netflix)

Plot: “Leo” is an “animated coming-of-age musical comedy” centered on a pair of classroom pets voiced by Adam Sandler and Canton resident Bill Burr. by Netflix: “74-year-old jaded lizard Leo (Adam Sandler) has been trapped in the same Florida classroom for decades with his terrarium companion turtle (Bill Burr). When he learns that he only has a year to live, he plans to escape to experience life abroad, but instead finds himself caught up in the problems of his eager students.

local hook: Along with Sandler and Burr, “Leo” stars Cecily Strong (“Saturday Night Live”), Jason Alexander (“Seinfeld”) and Rob Schneider (“The Animal”).

“Spaceman” (Fall TBA)

Plot: According to a synopsis of the study., “Spaceman” follows an astronaut who has been sent on a mission into deep space to “collect mysterious ancient dust.” When the protagonist “discovers that his earthly life is falling apart”, he seeks the help of a “creature from the beginning of time that he lurks in the shadows of his ship”.

local hook: The third Netflix Original from 2023 to star Adam Sandler, “Spaceman” also stars Carey Mulligan (“Drive”), Paul Dano (“The Fabelmans”) and Kunal Nayyar (“The Big Bang Theory”).

“Reptile” (TBA)

Plot: by Netflix“After the brutal murder of a young real estate agent, a hardened detective tries to uncover the truth in a case where nothing is as it seems, and in doing so, he dismantles the illusions of his own life.”

local hook: “Reptile” stars Benicio del Toro (“Traffic”), Justin Timberlake (“The Social Network”), Woburn native Eric Bogosian (“Uncut Gems,” “Succession”), Alicia Silverstone (“Clueless) and Domenick Lombardozzi (“The Wire”).

“Master” (TBA)

Carey Mulligan and Bradley Cooper in “Master.”

Plot: Directed by and starring Bradley Cooper, “Maestro” is a biopic of famed composer Leonard Bernstein, with a particular focus on his lifelong relationship with Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein (Carey Mulligan).. Netflix logline he calls the film “a love letter to life and art” and “an emotionally epic portrait of family and love.”

local hook: “Teacher” scenes filmed in Tanglewood, the western Massachusetts music venue that has been the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra since 1937 and was the site of many transformative moments in Bernstein’s career. Along with Cooper and Mulligan, “Maestro” stars Maya Hawke (“Stranger Things”), Matt Bomer (“White Collar”) and Sarah Silverman (“Wreck-It Ralph”).

Here’s the full list of new movies coming to Netflix in 2023, sorted by release date.

Reese Witherspoon and Ashton Kutcher in ‘Your Place or Mine’.

January April

“Dog Gone” (January 13)

“Jung-e” (January 20)

“You” (January 27)

“Pamela, a love story” (January 31)

“True Spirit” (February 3)

“Your place or mine” (February 10)

“We have a ghost” (February 24)

“Luther: The Fallen Sun” (March 10)

“The Wizard’s Elephant” (March 17)

“Murder Mystery 2” (March 31)

“Love Tour Guide” (April 27)

may August

“The Mother” (May 12)

“Extraction 2” (June 16)

“Tyrone was cloned” (July 21)

“Lift” (August 25)

“Happiness for Beginners” (Summer TBA)

September December

“Love at first sight” (September TBA)

“Damisel” (October 13)

“Pain Hustlers” (October 27)

“A Family Affair” (November 17)

“Leo” (November 22)

“Leave the world behind” (December 8)

“Spaceman” (Fall TBA)

“NYAD” (Fall TBA)

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