2021 has come to an end and 2022 is finally beginning and with that this new year is also bringing some of the most anticipated shows, that people are dying to see. So, today we are going to the 10 most anticipated shows that are coming in 2022, according to IMDb. The shows on this are arranged in descending order placing the no. 1 series on the bottom of the article.
10. Moon Knight
Moon Knight is Disney+ Marvel series and it will follow Moon Knight aka Marc Spector, who is a mercenary turned caped vigilante, whose power comes from the Egyptian moon god Khonshu, and is seen as the vessel to deliver god’s vengeance. With all these external problems, Marc also internally battles with mental issues, as he has dissociative identity disorder. The Disney+ series stars Oscar Isaac as the title character. The release date for the series has not been announced yet.
The HBO Max original series Peacemaker will follow the character of the same name from James Gunn’s 2021 film The Suicide Squad. The series will pick up the story from the end of The Suicide Squad and it will see the Peacemaker working with the U.S. government to save the world again. The series will be John Cena as the title character, Daniella Brooks as Adebayo, Freddie Storm as Vigilante, Jennifer Holland as Harcourt, Chukwudi Iwuji as Murn, Steve Agee as Economos, and Robert Patrick as Auggie Smith. The series will consist of eight episodes all of which are written by Gunn, and he also directed five of the episodes. Peacemaker is set to premiere on HBO Max on January 13, 2022.
8. Ms. Marvel
Ms. Marvel is an upcoming American television series created by Bisha K. Ali for the streaming service Disney+, based on the Marvel Comics character Kamala Khan / Ms. Marvel. It is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), sharing continuity with the films of the franchise.
New Jersey raised Kamala Khan learns she has polymorphous powers. 16 year old Pakistani- American growing up in Jersey City. A great student, avid gamer, and voracious fan-fic scribe, Kamala have a special affinity for Super Heroes, particularly Captain Marvel. However, Kamala struggles to fit in at home and at school — that is, until she gets superpowers like the heroes she’s always looked up to. Life is easier with superpowers, right.
She-Hulk is a legal comedy-drama focusing on the Hulk’s cousin Jennifer Walter, who receives a blood transfusion from Bruce Banner and ends up inheriting the same power as him but the difference between the Hulk and her is when she goes full Hulk she doesn’t lose her intelligence or emotional response, unlike Hulk Smash. The series is going to be directed by Anu Walia and Kat Coiro, with Jessica Gao as the lead writer. The Disney+ series stars Tatiana Maslany as the title character.
6. Obi-Wan Kenobi
The upcoming Disney+ series will see Ewan McGregor reprising his role os the Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi and it will take place 10 years after the events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. The Disney+ Star Wars series will also see the return of Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader aka Anakin. The release date for the series has not been announced yet.
5. The Last of Us
The Last Of Us series is an adaptation of the first game in the series of the same name. In the game, the players play the role of Joel, who is assigned a task to smuggle a girl named Ellie into a group called the Fireflies. Pedro Pascal will be playing the role of Joel, while Bella Ramsey is going to Ellie in HBO’s adaptation. Neil Druckman is an executive producer and writer on the series. The release date for the series has not been announced yet.
4. The Sandman
Netflix’s upcoming series is an adaptation of Neil Gaiman‘s dark fantasy and science fiction comic series of the same name. The Sandman is executive produced by Gaiman, Allan Heinberg, and David S. Goyer with Heinberg also serving as the showrunner on the first season of the series. Season 1 of The Sandman will reportedly adapt volume 1 of the comic series titled Preludes & Nocturnes, which follows the capture of Dream (Tom Sturridge) in the early 1900s and his 105-year captivity under Burgess and his followers. Dream is finally able to escape in the year 2021 while being watched by Burgess and Alex (Burgess’ son). The first season will consist of 11 episodes in total. The release date for the series has not been announced yet.
3. Pam & Tommy
Pam and Tommy will be a comedy limited series based on true events surrounding the scandal that happened after the sex tape of the actress Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee went viral. The Hulu original series will star Lily James as Pamela Anderson, Sebastian Stan as Tommy Lee, Seth Rogen as Rand Gauthier (the man who stole the sex tape), Nick Offerman as Uncle Miltie, and Taylor Schilling as Erica Gauthier. Pam & Tommy will premiere on Hulu on February 2, 2022.
2. The Lord of the Rings
The story of the upcoming Amazon Studios The Lord of the Rings series is set thousands of years before the events of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Trilogy. The series will follow the legends that were made in the Second Age of Middle-earth’s history. The Lord of the Rings series will premiere on Prime Video on September 2.
1. House of the Dragon
Based on R.R. Martin’s book Fire & Blood, the Game of Thrones prequel series will revolve around the House Targaryen, and it takes place 300 years before the events that transpired in the Game of Thrones series. House of the Dragon stars Matt Smith as Daemon Targaryen, Rhys Ifans as Otta Hightower, Steve Toussaint as Corlys Velaryon, Eve Best as Rhaenys Velaryon, Olivia Cooke as Alicent Hightower, Sonoya Mizuno as Mysaria, Fabien Frankel as Criston Cole, and Graham McTavish as Ser Harrold Westerling.
This concludes the list of the 10 most anticipated shows of 2022. So tell us in the comments which show are you most excited to see?