Series and films on Sky/Wow in January 2022
In addition to Netflix, Disney+ and Amazon Prime Video, Sky is also one of the major streaming providers in Germany. Users can stream lots of films and series via Sky Q or Wow, which can be canceled monthly. TECHBOOK reveals which Sky innovations await us in January 2023.
Sky is one of the major streaming providers on the market. Since June 2022, the former Sky ticket offer has been called Wow. In the course of the rebranding, the entertainment package became Wow series, and the film package can be booked as part of the Wow films & series tariff. Customers will then have a large number of new films and series at their disposal, with new content added every month. The same applies to Sky Q. TECHBOOK reveals what innovations Sky has to offer in January.
New series on Sky and Wow in January
The Doctor and the Cattle (Season 3)
Contrary to expectations, veterinarian James Herriot ends up in Yorkshire, England, where he starts working as an assistant to an eccentric veterinarian. You won’t believe what you experience then… The British series is based on the humorous short stories of the actual James Herriot.
The tragic death of Rob Knox – from December 29th
This documentary follows the death of young actor Robert Knox. Best known for his role in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the Brit was stabbed to death outside a bar at the age of 18 while trying to protect his younger brother from an armed attacker.
Interview with the Vampire (Season 1) – from January 6th
The series “Interview with a Vampire” is based, like the well-known film adaptation with Brad Pitt from the 90s, on the novel of the same name by Anne Rice. In fact, the series is only intended to lay the foundation for an entire vampire and witch franchise at the producing broadcaster AMC. The plot revolves around the vampire Louis de Pointe du Lac, who tells his story from the retrospective.
The Last of Us (Season 1) – starting January 16
In January, the series “The Last of Us”, which was particularly awaited by many, will be running on Sky and Wow. It is based on the video game of the same name. In 2013, humanity is nearly wiped out by a zombie plague. Only 14-year-old Ellie (Bella Ramsey) has developed immunity. Therefore, the silent smuggler Joel (Pedro Pascal) is assigned to accompany them across the destroyed and dangerous country to win a cure from their genes in a special facility.
New films on Sky and Wow in January
Cyrano – from December 21st
The musical drama starring Peter Dinklage is based on the work of Edmond Rostand. The short Cyrano (Dinklage) is far ahead of his time and both skilled with the sword and eloquent. Nevertheless, he does not dare to confess his feelings to the beautiful Roxanne (Haley Bennett). When he finally learns that the young woman has fallen in love with the handsome Christian (Kelvin Harrison Jr.), he writes her love letters on his behalf.
Downtown Abbey II – A New Era – Coming December 30th
The second part continues the story of the Crawley family, known from the television series of the same name. Now a Hollywood director is causing trouble who wants to turn the castle into a movie set. At the same time, strange clues about the family’s past in France emerge.
The Northman – from January 13th
In 895 AD, the Viking king Aurvandil (Ethan Hawke) returns from battle badly wounded. Before he can officially appoint his son Amleth as his heir, however, his half-brother Fjölnir (Claes Bang) stabs him in the back, kills him and marries the now widowed Gudrún (Nicole Kidman). However, Amleth manages to escape and years later (then played by Alexander Skarsgård) returns as a feared warrior seeking revenge. He is supported by the mysterious Olga (Anya Taylor-Joy).
Elvis – from January 20th
Austin Butler plays acclaimed rock ‘n’ roll singer Elvis Presley in this biographical film adaptation. The story is largely told from the point of view of his manager (Tom Hanks).
Firestarter – starting January 28th
The film is based on Stephen King’s novel Firestarter. Young Charlie has pyrokinetic powers. Because of her powers, she is forced to flee with her parents from a mysterious organization that wants to misuse her abilities.
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Series and films on Sky/Wow in January 2022