The first look, teaser, and trailer of Killer Soup have cinema lovers hooked already. They can’t wait to witness the drama unfold on their Netflix on 11th January. And if you’re a lover of the Thriller-Suspense genre, you’re going to love what Netflix has in store for you this month. With 36 new titles coming to the video streaming platform, you can curate your weekly watchlist with the best content.
This new month comes with a new slate of shows, movies, documentaries, K-dramas, and stand-up specials on the streaming giant. With a wide variety of interesting titles, such as Gyeongseong Creature Part 2, Killer Soup, Good Grief, Hi Nanna, The Brothers Sun, and more, it’s bound to be an entertaining or rather thrilling month. In this article, we take you through some of the upcoming thrillers that must be on your Netflix watchlist.
The Abhishek Chaubey-directed Netflix series highlights Manoj Bajpayee’s double act and Konkona’s menacing performance. A news article served as the loose inspiration for the series, which follows the fictitious town of Mainjur and its amateur heroes, villains, and everyone in between through a series of fast-paced events. Killer Soup is an offbeat crime series touted as a delicious mix of mystery and black comedy.
The trailer of the sinister thriller begins with Umesh (Manoj Bajpayee) and Swathi (Konkana Sen Sharma) where she is holding a bottle of acid, and they’re discussing a sinister plan for the murder of her husband, also played by Manoj Bajpayee. Swathi is an aspiring chef who only wants everyone to taste her paya soup. Due to a chain reaction of unfortunate events and hurried denials of responsibility, she and her lover find themselves in a sticky situation.
If you enjoyed the trailer of Killer Soup, here’s a few more thrillers you’re bound to enjoy:
Fool Me Once
Based on Harlan Coben’s novel of the same name, Netflix’s Fool Me Once takes you through the simple life of an ex-soldier that takes an unexpected turn when she embarks on a mission to unravel the truth about her deceased husband. The series is headlined by Michelle Keegan, Richard Armitage, Adeel Akhtar, and Emmett J. Scanlan.
You Are What You Eat: A Twin Experiment
Netflix’s new docuseries You Are What You Eat: A Twin Experiment is based on a Stanford experiment. It features a set of identical twins who participate in a unique scientific experiment where they have to change their lifestyles and diets for eight weeks to explore how certain foods impact the body.
Society Of The Snow
Thriller genre lovers are in for a treat as Netflix brought out an engaging survival thriller this month titled Society of the Snow. The JA Bayona directorial tells the story of a Uruguayan flight that crashed in the Andes in 1972. Will they be able to survive the extreme cold? You will have to binge it to find out.
The Brother’s Sun
A dark comedy you shouldn’t miss. Netflix’s The Brothers Sun centres around a Taipei triad member who decides to travel to Los Angeles to protect his mother and his estranged brother from a mysterious threat. Created by Brad Falchuk and Byron Wu, the upcoming series features Justin Chien, Sam Li, and Michelle Yeoh in pivotal roles.
Gyeongseong Creature Part 2
In Seoul’s grim era under colonial rule, an entrepreneur and a sleuth fight for survival and face a monster born out of human greed. The second part of Gyeongseong Creature picks up from where the first season ended. The K-drama will continue to follow the group of young men who are willing to go to any extent to take down a monster born out of human greed.
Directed by F. Gary Gray, Lift is an action comedy flick that centres around a master thief who reunites with his ex-girlfriend to help the FBI pull off an impossible heist on a passenger plane travelling from London to Zurich. The engaging thriller features Kevin Hart, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Úrsula Corberó, and more.
Sixty Minutes is a German action thriller that follows a mixed martial arts fighter who finds himself in a complicated situation when he abandons a match to attend his daughter’s birthday party. The events that ensue next are sure to keep you glued to the screen.
Captivating The King
Jo Jung-suk, Shin Se-kyung, and Lee Shin-young come together for Netflix’s new K-drama, Captivating the King. The series explores the cruel love story of King Lee In, who faces challenges on the royal and political front, and Kang Hee Soo, who tries to seduce the former for revenge but ends up developing feelings for him.
These are a few of the upcoming Netflix suspense-thrillers that you might enjoy. So go grab your bowl of popcorn and get ready for many binge-worthy evenings!