The last quarter of 2021 promises to delight the most series fans. From ‘The Wheel of Time’ to the new ‘Dexter’, through ‘Foundation,’ Midnight Mass’ or ‘Cowboy Bebop’. Be careful what is coming!
While 2020 was deeply marked by the paralysis of the television and film industry and the consequent delays due to the Covid-19 pandemic, 2021 has nevertheless been a most prolific year that has given us the newest seasons. expected and many new series that have driven us crazy. We start 2021 with the unexpected Lupin and with the first Marvel series for Disney +, Scarlet Witch and Vision, while in the following 9 months, we have already been able to go crazy with Mare of Easttown, Loki, The Underground Railroad, It’s a Sin, or the animated Invincible. All of them praised by the public and critics alike.
Nevertheless, The remainder of the year promises to continue bringing surprises to the most series fans, with long-awaited premieres such as The wheel of time, Hawk Eye, Foundation or the terrifying Midnight mass.
Ten new series that will premiere in the coming months before the end of the year and they promise to make 2021 even more special.
‘The Wheel of Time’
One of the new fictions that arouses the most interest in this last stretch of 2021 is The Wheel of Time. Since Amazon Prime Video announced its intention to adapt Robert Jordan’s successful literary saga, the project has aroused great interest from fans of the novels who are eagerly waiting to see how faithful the original story is.
Created by Rafe Judkins, The Wheel of Time He takes us to the Dos Ríos village, where Moiraine (Rosamund Pike) arrives, after having discovered that she is the possessor of the One Power. A magical energy that has a small group of women, known as the Aes Sedai, in charge of protecting the world. Moiraine’s mission is to discover who the Dragon Reborn is, referred to in an ancient prophecy. To do this, he embarks on a journey with five young villagers, together with whom he will face The Dark One, a ruthless being who will unleash a battle that will endanger the integrity of everything that the Aes Sedai have protected over the years. .
Premiere: November 19 on Amazon Prime Video
Without a doubt, Fundación is one of the most ambitious projects in television fiction that will see the light before the end of the year. Inspired by the great science fiction literary series written by Isaac Asimov in the mid-twentieth century, Apple TV + fiction has the stamp of David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight), who has served as a screenwriter and executive producer.
Starring Jared Harris and Lee Pace, the story introduces us to Hari Seldon, a renowned scientist who created psychohistory, through which he manages to predict the end of the days of the Galactic Empire. His proposal, to try to start a new civilization after the fall of the empire, is to create the Foundation. It will bring together exceptional people with high knowledge from all walks of life. But the plans do not go as Seldon had envisioned, and they soon begin to realize that the only way to preserve civilization is to face the Cleons, the powerful emperors.
Premiere: September 24 on Apple TV +
If you went crazy with The curse of Hill House and you liked it The curse of Bly Manor, You may not be entirely satisfied with Mike Flanagan’s decision not to continue with the franchise on Netflix, or at least for now, but you will be happy to know that a new horror series premieres on the platform: Midnight mass.
The first advances have already made our hair stand on end. In this new story, tiny Crockett Island brings back a former neighbor haunted by something he did in the past while welcoming a mysterious stranger: a priest who seems to work miracles and sparks religious fervor in the community, but which also seems to be related to the most genuine evil that we can imagine. Meanwhile, in the place events begin to happen that anticipate that something terrible is approaching. It stars Zach Gilford and Hamish Linklater.
Premiere: September 24 on Netflix
One of the most anticipated of 2021 and which, fortunately, is just around the corner is The Fortune, which marks the television debut of acclaimed filmmaker Alejandro Amenabar. As he has already done with some of his films, the Chilean-Spanish director has relied on national and international actors to make up his cast, which has such well-known names among its protagonists such as Stanley Tucci and Blanca Portillo, as well as the young Álvaro Mel and Ana Polvorosa.
What is it about The Fortune? With an original format that combines two distant timelines, it is the story of a Spanish frigate, Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes, which carried a great treasure and sank with it at the beginning of the 19th century. Many years later a young man named ALex Ventura will take on the complicated mission of finding said treasure, which had previously been stolen by an American.
Premiere: September 30 at Movistar +
We look forward to the fifth Marvel series for Disney +, which in 2021 has already given us Scarlet Witch and Vision, Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Loki and What would happen if…? After them, it was the turn of Hawk Eye, the elite archer played by Jeremy Renner and who once again has the interpreter in the skin of the character.
The main novelty of the most experienced archer in Marvel will not only be that the series will have an ideal Christmas touch to say goodbye to the year, but the presence in the equation of another character who promises to be the true protagonist: Kate Bishop (Haylee Steinfeld), a young woman Archer’s apprentice, great admirer of Clin Barton and his natural successor. Although his presence in the life of the hero will not be without problems and shocking action scenes.
Premiere: November 24 at Disney +
In this list of series novelties that smell of success we could not forget Jaguar, the new Netflix fiction created by Ramón Campos and Gema R. Neira, which promises to become the new ‘hit’ of the ‘streaming’ platform. The series also has a cast with well-known faces from Spanish television such as Blanca Suárez, Adrián Lastra, Iván Marcos, Óscar Casas and Francesc Garrido, among others.
The plot takes place in the Spain of the 60s. A time in which, after the end of the Second World War, many Nazis decided to flee from Germany to take refuge in Spanish lands. Isabel Garrido knows it and as a survivor of the Mauthausen concentration camp, she decides that it is time to take revenge for that hell she lived with dozens of innocents. His main target is Bachmann, considered one of the most dangerous men in Europe. Under the pseudonym Jaguar, he joins several agents in a complicated operation that will target more than one of the Nazis who believe they are safe in the country.
Premiere: September 22 on Netflix
If about 15 years ago, in full explosion seriéfila with Lost, you were already starting to be an absolute seriephile, maybe you remember The 4400, a science fiction series that was broadcast openly in Spain and that revolved around a group of people who were part of “Los 4400”, a group of people who had appeared out of nowhere after having disappeared under strange circumstances and without a trace. Some of them even decades ago. And all without having aged a minute.
Now, the CW has produced a ‘reboot’ of the iconic series, in which it repeats its premise and places it in our days. As her official synopsis describes it: “As the government scrambles to analyze the potential threat and hide the story, the 4400 must grapple for themselves with the fact that they have returned with some … updates. And the increasing likelihood that now they have all been brought back for a specific reason. ” It looks good, although there is still no chain or date in our country.
Premiere: October 25 on CW
‘Dexter: New Blood’
Although we already include it in the list of series that return before the end of 2021, in reality, Dexter: New Bold is conceived as a ‘revival’, since it reaches the small screen eight years after the end of the eighth and, for back then, last season. Of course, Michael C. Hall returns as the protagonist to play the most sinister serial killer on the small screen.
On this occasion, Dexter Morgan has left his life in Miami behind as a coroner, to move to the small town of Iron Lake, where he calls himself Jimmy Lindsay. There, he works in a gun shop, and has started dating the head of the local police department, Angela Bishop (Julia Jones). What has not changed is that passion for blood that the old Dexter had, and to try to keep it at bay he has decided to go to therapy. Your peaceful day-to-day life could be in danger when a well-known podcaster appears in the city wanting to investigate the events that occurred at the end of the last official season of the fiction created by James Manos Jr ..
Premiere: November 8 at Movistar +
Another of the most anticipated series of the year is the adaptation in the form of a live action series of the famous anime Cowboy Bebop. Much loved by its fans and popular around the world, the fiction will be scrutinized by lovers of the original, but the team is very clear that what they have in their hands will be worth it. Developed byand
Premiere: November 19 on Netflix
‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’
We close the list with another of the series that arrives on Amazon Prime Video this last quarter of the year. We refer to I know what you did last summer, a title that if you were born before 2000 will be very familiar to you. Of course, the fiction, created by Sarah Goodman, is a ‘reboot’ of the homonymous horror franchise starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe and Freddie Prinze Jr., and like its cinematic successor is inspired by Lois Duncan’s youth horror novels.
The story again features a group of friends who have just graduated from high school. In the middle of a night of partying and debauchery, everything is cut short after suffering a terrible car accident. When everything seemed to have remained in the depths of their memories, the shadow of that fateful day hovers over them again, when a mysterious murderer appears on the scene who threatens to end their lives. This is just the beginning of a nightmare in which they will discover that they are not the only ones keeping a chilling secret.
Premiere: October 15 on Amazon Prime Video