The Most Anticipated Netflix Original Movies of 2023
With Chris Hemsworth, Jennifer Lopez, and Adam Sandler on the docket, buckle up—it’s going to be a big year for you and your couch. Attention movie theater lovers: I hate to say it, but 2023 might be the year of watching movies at home. With local theaters closing down and requiring viewers to pay extra for certain seats, you might be in the market for a new viewing experience. May I suggest a Netflix movie night? Earlier this year, the streamer dropped a trailer to promote its upcoming film selection. And from the looks of things? Netflix is coming in hot. Now, you should know that we've had a few favorite early offerings from the streamer so far. The group includes the tell-all documentary Pamela, A Love Story, along with Your Place or Mine, which stars Esquire’s digital cover star Ashton Kutcher. But the rest of the way? You should buckle up, because it’s going to be a big year for you and your couch. If you’re wondering where to begin, look no further. Below we’ve rounded up a list of our most anticipated Netflix original movies of 2023.
What The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power Actors Look Like in Real Life
Here's what the cast looks like when they're not in their Middle-earth costumes. One of the most anticipated shows of 2022—and surely the most expensive–is Prime Video's The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, a prequel set thousands of years before the events of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Per Prime Video, the show will "take viewers back to an era in which great powers were forged, kingdoms rose to glory and fell to ruin, unlikely heroes were tested, hope hung by the finest of threads, and the greatest villain that ever flowed from Tolkien’s pen threatened to cover all the world in darkness." The characters that populate The Rings of Power are elves, dwarves, harfoots, and some humans. But out of their Middle-earth costumes, these fantastical characters are actors and actresses from around the world. Here, see what the cast of The Rings of Power looks like in real life: