Top Upcoming Movies & Web Series On Netflix 2022

Netflix never fails to surprise us with its originals and new movie releases. As one of the leading OTT platforms in India, Netflix also offers the best movies and series every year, and 2022 is no different. We've already gotten some great instalments with almost half of the year over, but there's more to come!

The Selectra team has carefully handpicked these top Netflix upcoming movies and shows to help you plan your post-July schedule.

Top Upcoming Movies On Netflix In 2022

People are on the constant look-out for new stuff to consume. For example, after the popular GoT was over, many started looking for similar movies and series. So, if you're constantly looking for what to watch next, we've provided the names and short descriptions of the best Netflix movies yet to be released that you can look forward too!

1. Rumspringa

Romance. Drama.

  • Creators: Brando Crawford
  • Cast: Jonas Holdenrieder, Timur Bartels, Rauand Taleb, Matthias Bundschuh

Short SummaryA young Amish man decides to participate in the rumspringa custom, which allows him to leave the community for a period of time and finds up falling in love in Berlin. Rumspringa will be released on April 29, 2022.

2. Senior Year

Romance. Comedy.

  • Creators: Alex Hardcastle
  • Cast: Rebel Wilson, Justin Hartley, Angourie Rice

Short SummarySome of us couldn't wait to be done with high school, but what if your chance to experience all of those classic senior year moments—prom, graduation, and so on—were taken away from you and you never got to experience them? That's how it goes for Rebel Wilson's character in this comedy about a high schooler who falls into a coma and wakes up 20 years later, desperate to recover her youth and win the prom queen crown. The film will release on May 13, 2022.

3. Hustle

Sports. Drama.

  • Creators: Jeremiah Zagar
  • Cast: Adam Sandler, Queen Latifah, Ben Foster

Short SummaryAdam Sandler's semi-basketball film Uncut Gems will be followed by a full-fledged basketball film. In Hustle, he portrays a scout who discovers an outstanding talent while travelling abroad and tries to get him to the United States and in front of the NBA.

4. Thar

Crime. Thriller. Western

  • Creators: Raj Singh Chaudhary
  • Cast: Anil Kapoor, Harsh Vardhan Kapoor, Fatima Sana Shaikh

Short SummaryThar, a film inspired by the Western and noir genres, is set in the 1980s and tells the narrative of antique merchant Siddharth. Siddharth embarks on a mission to avenge his past after accepting a job in Pushkar, a secluded village in Rajasthan that has lately been shaken by a series of brutal killings. Surekha Singh, a local officer, meets Siddharth while investigating these killings. Will that be the only encounter? Will Siddharth succeed, or does Pushkar have something better in store for him? Find out when the movie releases on Netflix on 6th May 2022.

5. Pinocchio

Live-action. Musical. Fantasy

  • Creators: Robert Zemeckis
  • Cast: Tom Hanks, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Short SummaryFew characters have had the same impact on filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro as Pinocchio, so he's creating his own stop-motion musical based on the narrative. The project has been in development since 2018, and it will be released on Netflix in late 2022. It's said to be a darker rendition of the (already quite dark) fairy tale, set in 1930s Italy during the advent of fascism.

Most-Awaited Upcoming Web Series On Netflix In 2022

Now, let us jump into the exciting upcoming web series on Netflix, including some Originals!

1. Delhi Crime (Season 2)

Thriller. Action.

  • Cast: Shefali Shah, Rasika Dugal, Rajesh Tailang, Adil Hussain, Anurag Arora

Short Summary The first season of Delhi Crime, which was set in the aftermath of the 2012 Delhi gang rape, received rave reviews from critics. The much-loved violent crime drama series is returning to Netflix for a second season. According to the latest sources, the second season's focus will be on a fresh case.

2. Jamtara (Season 2)

Mystery. Drama.

  • Cast: Sparsh Shrivastava, Anshuman Pushkar, Amit Sial, Dibyendu Bhattacharya

Short Summary After a successful Season 1, the Jamtara team is all set to release its second season with bigger crime thrillers and scams. It is widely anticipated that the Jamtara Season 2 will easily be one of the finest Indian web series of the year. Let us see if they meet this expectation!

3. Stranger Things

Horror. Drama.

  • Cast: Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer

Short Summary After three long years, fans will return to demogorgon-infested Hawkins, Indiana this year. Season 4 of Netflix's flagship sci-fi series, Stranger Things, will be released in two parts, a first for the streaming service. Volume 1 will be released on May 27th, just in time for Memorial Day weekend, and Volume 2 will be released on July 1st. When the show returns, it's always a big deal, and the pandemic-delayed season is purportedly the show's biggest ever. The A/V club will have to explore a sinister power that has been hanging around their hometown since the '50s—and likely return Hopper home safe from the Ruskies—during spring break when Eleven and the Byers visit Hawkins after moving away.

4. The Crown (Season 5)

Historical. Drama.

  • Cast: Dominic West, Elizabeth Debicki, Imelda Staunton

Short Summary Still can't get enough of Princess Diana? That's a good thing, since there'll be more of it in the upcoming season of The Crown. Elizabeth Debicki will play Diana, Dominic West will play Prince Charles, and Imelda Staunton will replace Olivia Coleman as Queen Elizabeth.

5. First Kill

Fantasy. Teen Drama.

  • Cast: Imani Lewis, Sarah Catherine Hook, Gracie Dzienny

Short SummaryAnother romantic vampire drama could always be found for the teens to sink their teeth into. Emma Roberts is producing the new film, which will be released on Netflix. Based on a short story by YA novelist Victoria "V. E." Schwab, it tells the story of a young vampire who is about to make her first kill and the monster hunter she sets her eyes on.

Can't wait for these new movies and web series to release? Check out the top movies and web series in 2021 that you can binge-watch on Netflix right now:

Here are some of the top movies of 2021 that you can watch on Netflix right now:

  1. Dhamaka
  2. Meenakshi Sundareshwar
  3. Bulbul Tarang
  4. Jaadugar
  5. Apollo 11

Here are some of the top web series of 2021 that you can watch on Netflix right now:

  1. Hit and Run
  2. Navarasa
  3. Top Secret UFO Projects
  4. The Chair
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