Every month streaming services add movies and TV shows to their library. Here are our picks for some of September’s most promising new titles. (Note: Streaming services occasionally change schedules without notice. For more recommendations on what to stream, Sign up for our Watching newsletter here.)
New to Amazon Prime Video
‘Goliath’ Season 4
Start streaming: 24th September
Billy Bob Thornton says goodbye to one of the best characters of his career with the fourth and final season of “Goliath,” a California-based legal drama inspired by film noir. Thornton has spent three seasons playing Billy McBride, a former high-powered, lifelong lawyer who crashed hard and has been trying to redeem himself ever since, a seemingly impossible case to win at once. For this latest series of episodes, Billy finds himself in San Francisco, battling his mental, physical, and emotional weaknesses while helping a major law firm win a potential billion-dollar settlement against some drug companies that sell opioids. Once again, an ace supporting cast (including the regular Nina Arianda and newcomers Bruce Dern, Jena Malone, JK Simmons, and Elias Koteas) works superbly to deliver a complex, moody mystery with juicy twists.
“Quite difficult cases”
“Do, Re & Mi”
“Everybody’s talking about Jamie”
“The dance of crazy women”
New to Apple TV +
‘Come from afar’
Start streaming: September, 10th
Two national tragedies, the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and the COVID-19 pandemic, play a role in this recording of the Tony Award-winning musical “Come From Away,” filmed at a Broadway theater earlier this year. in front of a specially selected live audience of first responders, healthcare workers and 9/11 survivors. The show is a melodious and impressionistic document of a true story from that day, describing the moments of kindness and connection that happened when the friendly small Canadian town of Gander, Newfoundland, served more than 7,000 passengers from diverted planes to its airport. . “Come From Away,” an imaginative journalistic piece and an emotional memory of a difficult time, is cathartic entertainment that tempers anguish with hope.
Season 1 of ‘Foundation’
Start streaming: 24th September
One of the most influential sci-fi franchises of all time, Isaac Asimov’s “Foundation” is as relevant today as it was when the original trilogy of books was written in the 1940s and 1950s. The TV version of the look Striking and long-developed embraces modern parallels. Jared Harris plays the brilliant mathematician Hari Seldon, who has calculated the numbers and determined that the millennial galactic empire must suffer an irreversible collapse in a few centuries, leading to 30,000 years of chaos. But that chaos could be reduced to just a thousand years if society took immediate steps to preserve its knowledge and culture. The show’s creators, David S. Goyer and Josh Friedman, tell a story that spans multiple planets and decades, but is ultimately about how the weaknesses and fears of ordinary humans sometimes prevent us from realizing our greatest. ambitions.
Season 2 of “The Morning Show”
New to Disney +
‘Doogie Kamealoha, MD’ Season 1
Start streaming: September 8th
This remake of the ’90s family drama “Doogie Howser, MD” moves the action from Los Angeles to Hawaii and changes the lead from a teenage girl to a teenage girl (played by Disney Channel favorite Peyton Elizabeth Lee). But the premise remains the same: what if a genius kid finishes college and medical school early and becomes a licensed physician at age 16? Like the original, this new “Doogie” is a coming-of-age story about a precocious little girl, who discovers that knowing a lot about how to repair human bodies hasn’t fully prepared her for the more grown-up problems of romantic heartbreak. work place. afflictions.
Season 1 of “Dug Days”
“Happier than ever: a love letter to Los Angeles”
Season 1 of “Star Wars: Visions”
New to HBO Max
‘Scenes from a marriage’
Start streaming: September 12
Based on Ingmar Bergman’s critically acclaimed 1973 television miniseries, “Scenes From a Marriage” stars Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac as a seemingly satisfied upper-middle-class couple whose relationship begins to break down when their life circumstances lead them to. scrutinize what they have. Written by playwright Amy Herzog and writer, producer, and director Hagai Levi (best known for the original Israeli version of the show that became HBO’s “In Treatment”), this new “Scenes” follows the original story arc of Bergman while taking into account what has changed in the last 50 years of gender dynamics. Chastain and Isaac are the anchor of the series, playing a husband and wife who still love and appreciate each other, but have exceeded their old expectations.
“Adventure Time: Far Lands – Wizards City”
“On the street”
“Yesterday Shah: Dots”
Season 3 of “Doom Patrol”
“The way down”
New to Hulu
Season 3 of ‘What We Do in the Shadows’
Start streaming: September 3
This hilarious mockumentary horror had a great run last year, with the cast and writers expanding on the show’s initial concept: a Staten Island version of the 2014 New Zealand film about fighting with roommates vampires. “What We Do in the Shadows” remains an episodic sitcom, with each chapter telling its own story. But the broader arc that began to unfold in season 2 continues into season 3, as this gang of lazy bloodsuckers and their cunning human assistant Guillermo (Harvey Guillen) run into new opportunities. Although the characters have richer backstories now, filled with strange and centuries-old grudges, the main asset of this show remains their performances, as some very hilarious actors react with deadpan irritation to the paranormal insanity that surrounds them.
Season 1 of ‘Y: The Last Man’
Start streaming: September 13th
For more than a decade, Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra’s comic book series “Y: The Last Man” has been in development for a screen adaptation, first for the movies and then for television. There’s a good reason the project’s producers have been so persistent: “Y” has an irresistibly juicy premise, describing a society where an apocalyptic event has killed every mammal with a Y chromosome on Earth except one. The comics are also packed with memorable characters and exciting plot twists. This version retains both the interesting story and the fascinatingly eclectic cast, including the main hero, Yorick Brown (Ben Schnetzer). But the series’ lead writer, Eliza Clark, has also updated the original exploration of gender roles.
Season 4 of “Trolls: TrollsTopia”
Season 1 of “The D’Amelio Show”
Season 2 of “Wu-Tang: An American Saga”
“The massacre of two lovers”
16 of September
Season 1 of “The Premise”
“Horsemen of Justice”
New to Peacock
‘The lost symbol of Dan Brown’
Start streaming: 16 of September
“The Lost Symbol” is the third novel in Dan Brown’s popular book series about Robert Langdon, a Harvard professor who specializes in symbolism and classical art, and who often ends up using his knowledge to help authorities decipher the underlying secret codes. international conspiracies. Tom Hanks has played Langdon in the film versions of Brown’s stories. Ashley Zukerman has taken on the role of a television adaptation that aims to serve as an entry point for newcomers. As with the books and movies, this version is a complicated story of good versus evil, with many scenes of clever people solving ancient puzzles in dark and dangerous cameras.
Season 4 of “AP Bio”