The best new movies and TV releases on Netflix, Hulu, and more.


Even though it seems like summer has barely lasted, the change of seasons isn’t necessarily a bad thing – after all, fall TV and movies are always hotly anticipated after a summer entertainment slump. And the September 2022 new releases seem to be starting things off pretty well.

From Harry Styles fans who are looking forward to his role in don’t worry darling at Bachelor Nation is gearing up for another season of Bachelor in Paradise, there are a variety of must-have media to mark on your calendar next month. Want to know where, when and why to watch them all? Keep reading for the best September shows and movies to come.

netflix

Dated and bound (September 2)

This Netflix reality show comes with a major twist — not only are the contestants looking for love, they’re also looking at their brothers and sisters look for their soul mates. (Awkward!) It’s hard to think of ways this could not end in disaster, so the drama will likely be up to 11, and you won’t want to miss it.

Counterfeits (September 2)

In this new series, two best friends, Zoe and Becca, start an empire of fake IDs and rise to the top of their newfound success – but, of course, with high highs come low lows. Counterfeits straddles the line between comedy and drama, and Zoe and Becca seem like unreliable storytellers; even if they don’t make it, you’ll definitely want to go with them.

Revenge (September 16)

Featuring Riverdaleby Camila Mendes and Maya Hawke by stranger things fame, this film looks like the perfect recipe for a Gen Z hit. Inspired by Alfred Hitchcock Strangers on a trainthe story follows two high school students who want revenge on their bullies, as the title suggests.

Blond (September 28)

Already mired in controversy for its NC-17 rating (the first for a Netflix Original), Blond is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Joyce Carol Oates which imagines the life of Marilyn Monroe and the darker sides that the public did not get to see. With Ana de Armas looking suspiciously like Marilyn in the trailer, this is sure to be one of the most talked about movies of the month.

Hulu

wedding season (8 September)

A romantic comedy…thriller? Sign me up. When Katie’s fiancé and his family are murdered at their wedding, Katie and her lover Stefan are suspicious, prompting them to flee. This murder mystery involves a marriage gone wrong, an affair and more than a few secrets; you probably won’t be able to stop watching until you find out the truth.

Atlanta (September 15)

Donald Glover’s critically acclaimed show is back for a fourth season on FX (with the option to air episodes on Hulu later). This season is also, unfortunately, the last season, and will send the main characters back to the show’s eponymous town after their stay in Europe during season 3, according to a producer, who also called this season a “greatest hits season”. Even if you’re not ready to say goodbye to Earn, Paper Boi and the rest of the cast, at least it looks like you’ll have some great television to look forward to.

The Kardashians (September 22)

You know you want to know all about Kim and Pete, even though they’ve since called it quits. Well, season 2 of The Kardashians promises to feature Pete more than in Season 1 (even if he didn’t this a large part of a leading role), and that’s not all – Kravis’ wedding can also get a good amount of screen time this season.

Bachelor in Paradise (September 27)

Although there is no trailer for this season of BEEP for now, we all know how to anticipate major dramas. Hosted by Jesse Palmer, who is also currently hosting Gabby and Rachel’s season of the bacheloretteLooks like things are going to get a little steamy this season — plus, with ABC ordering more footage and more episodes, we might get a chance to see the sides of contestants who are usually cut for time. Bachelor in Paradise airs on ABC, but you can stream the episodes the next day on Hulu.

The D’Amelio Show (September 28)

Season 1 of The D’Amelio Show went behind the flashiest parts of TikTok superstars Charli and Dixie’s lives as internet legends and took a candid look at their family and sanity. Season 2 will delve even deeper into the sisters’ vulnerabilities, but there’s also more to look forward to, like Dixie’s relationship with Noah Beck, which is presented in the blink of an eye and you’ll miss it in the trailer.

Disney+

Hocus Pocus 2 (September 30)

Some people have been waiting for this sequel for years, and now it drops just in time for Halloween. Much of the beloved original cast will be back, including all of the Sanderson witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy), who it seems will be called back to life in Salem from today and will start to wreak havoc, just as we know they are really good.

Peacock

vampire academy (September 15)

This book series, first made into a movie in 2014, is now getting the TV treatment on Peacock. In case you need a reminder, it’s set at St. Vladimir’s Academy, a supernatural boarding school, though the TV series may diverge in some ways from the movie and book series. It also features a new cast – replacing Zoey Deutch as the protagonist Rose is Sisi Stringer in her first major role.

Theaters

After always happy (September 7)

The last installment in the After quadrilogy, After always happy could cover a lot of ground if it follows Anna Todd’s book series. The novel covers decades and the ups and downs of Hardin and Tessa’s adult life, including a breakup, family issues, and (no spoilers!) the major question of whether they end up together.

don’t worry darling (September 23)

You probably already knew this one would be on the list, right? Harry Styles fans have been eagerly anticipating his role in this period drama which also stars Florence Pugh and was directed by Olivia Wilde. Between the apparent drama on set, the focus on movie sex sceneand more, this movie is sure to make waves among Harries and non-Harries alike.

Alfonso E. Cramer