As always, September signals a slew of new shows and movies hitting small screens, with the return of some heavyweight favorites. Whether you’ve been counting down the days for the returns of Bojack and Iron Fist, or eagerly anticipating the arrival of Maniac or the thriller Hold The Dark, get ready to binge-watch your way through this month. Set up your streaming queue, as we present the definitive guide to the best new and returning shows and movies on Netflix this month.
Atypical (Season 2)
Returning for a second season, Aytpical is a coming-of-age story that follows Sam (played by Keir Gilchrist), an 18-year-old on the autistic spectrum as he searches for love and independence, in a heartwarming journey that sets Sam’s mum on her own life-changing path.
Iron Fist (Season 2)
Billionaire Danny Rand (Finn Jones) returns to New York City after being missing for years, trying to reconnect with his past and his family legacy. He fights against the criminal element corrupting the city with his martial arts mastery and ability to summon the awesome power of the fiery Iron Fist.
Sierra Burgess Is a Loser
A modern rom-com movie retelling the story of Cyrano de Bergerac set in high school. The story centers on Sierra (Shannon Purser), an intelligent teen who does not fall into the shallow definition of high school pretty but, in a case of mistaken identity, that results in unexpected romance, must team with the popular girl (Kristine Froseth) in order to win her crush (Noah Centineo).
On My Skin
On My Skin is the incredible true story behind one of the most controversial Italian court cases in recent years. Stefano Cucchi was arrested for a minor crime and mysteriously found dead during his detention. In one week’s time, a family is changed forever.
Bojack Horseman (Season 5)
Will Arnett voices BoJack, the failed legendary ’90s sitcom star from the favorite family sitcom Horsin’ Around, who has been trying to find his way through a muddle of self-loathing and failed relationships. Now, in the presence of his human sidekick Todd (Aaron Paul) and his feline agent and ex-paramour Princess Carolyn (Amy Sedaris), BoJack is primed for his comeback.
Ingobernable (Season 2)
This increasingly popular Mexican political drama sees the First Lady of Mexico, a woman of conviction and ideals, planning to improve conditions for the country. However as she starts to lose faith in her husband, she finds herself at a crossroad where she will need to find a way to deal with a great challenge.
Norm Macdonald Has A Show
Host Norm Macdonald and his trusty sidekick, Adam Eget, dive into hilarious and unexpected conversations with celebrity guests. The premiere season of the talk series welcomes Drew Barrymore, David Spade, Judge Judy, David Letterman, Jane Fonda, Chevy Chase, M. Night Shyamalan, Michael Keaton, Billy Joe Shaver, and Lorne Michaels.
American Vandal (Season 2)
American Vandal returns with an explosive new case, a (mostly) new cast, and solid new conspiracy theories. Season 2 of the Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award-winning true-crime satire follows documentarians Peter Maldonado and Sam Ecklund as they bring their investigative skills to an elite Catholic school where someone has been taking pranks to new heights.
Maniac (Season 1)
This hotly anticipated new series has two major stars in the form of Jonah Hill and Emma Stone. The pair play two strangers who are drawn to a mysterious pharmaceutical trial that will, they’re assured, with no complications or side-effects whatsoever, solve all of their problems. Things do not go as planned.
Chef’s Table (Season 5)
The Emmy-nominated cooking series is back and once again looking at the best chefs in the world and their cuisine served up to lucky diners.
Made in Mexico
Netflix is launching its first Mexican reality series. Made in Mexico will follow the lives of nine of Mexico City’s rich, sophisticated and fashionable socialites, displaying their opulent lifestyles, all vying for a spot in their exclusive social order.
Hold The Dark
Staring Alexander Skarsgard, this action thriller sees a naturalist summoned to a remote Alaskan village to search for wolves that took a local boy. He soon finds himself caught up in harrowing mystery.