Netflix announces the films and shows coming in September, 2020

Tom Butler
·Senior Editor
·9-min read

September looks set to be another blockbuster month on Netflix UK as the streaming service has started to announce the films and shows – original or otherwise – coming next month.

It’s a strong month particularly for Netflix Original titles with Enola Holmes, The Devil All The Time, I’m Thinking of Ending Things, Love, Guaranteed, and The Babysitter: Killer Queen all to look forward to.

Beyond that you have Zack Snyder’s Watchmen, Damien Chazelle’s First Man, and David Gordon Green’s Halloween all landing at some point during the 30-day month.

On the TV front you can expect to binge on Away, a new astronaut drama starring Hilary Swank, The Duchess from Canadian comic Katherine Ryan, and Ratched, the One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest prequel from Ryan Murphy.

Movies

Netflix Original

I’m Thinking of Ending Things - 4 September

Despite second thoughts about their relationship, a young woman (Jessie Buckley) takes a road trip with her new boyfriend (Jesse Plemons) to his family farm. Trapped at the farm during a snowstorm with Jake’s mother (Toni Collette) and father (David Thewlis), the young woman begins to question the nature of everything she knew or understood about her boyfriend, herself, and the world. An exploration of regret, longing and the fragility of the human spirit, I’m Thinking of Ending Things is directed and written by Academy Award® winner Charlie Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind). Inspired by Iain Reid's bestselling namesake novel.

So Much Love To Give - 9 September

Fernando Ferro (Adrián Suar) is a prestigious traumatologist who can be considered a fortunate man: Every day he wakes up, he is hugged by the woman that loves him, has breakfast with his family and leaves to a job where he is liked and respected by his colleagues. Sounds like a perfect life. Well, almost perfect...he’s actually living a double life.

Read more: Everything new on Sky Cinema and Now TV in September

The Social Dilemma (Documentary) - 9 September

We tweet, we like, and we share— but what are the consequences of our growing dependence on social media? As digital platforms increasingly become a lifeline to stay connected, Silicon Valley insiders reveal how social media is reprogramming civilisation by exposing what’s hiding on the other side of your screen.

The Devil All The Time - 16 September

The Devil All The Time (L-R) Bill Skarsgård as Willard Russell, Michael Banks Repeta as Arvin Russell (9 Years Old). (Glen Wilson/Netflix © 2020)
The Devil All The Time (L-R) Bill Skarsgård as Willard Russell, Michael Banks Repeta as Arvin Russell (9 Years Old). (Glen Wilson/Netflix © 2020)

In Knockemstiff, Ohio and its neighbouring backwoods, sinister characters — an unholy preacher (Robert Pattinson), twisted couple (Jason Clarke and Riley Keough), and crooked sheriff (Sebastian Stan) — converge around young Arvin Russell (Tom Holland) as he fights the evil forces that threaten him and his family. Spanning the time between World War II and the Vietnam war, director Antonio Campos’ THE DEVIL ALL THE TIME renders a seductive and horrific landscape that pits the just against the corrupted. Co-starring Bill Skarsgård, Mia Wasikowska, Harry Melling, Haley Bennett, and Pokey LaFarge, this suspenseful, finely-woven tale is adapted from Donald Ray Pollock's award-winning novel.

Enola Holmes - 23 September

Key art for Enola Holmes. (Netflix)
Key art for Enola Holmes. (Netflix)

England, 1884 – a world on the brink of change. On the morning of her 16th birthday, Enola Holmes (Millie Bobby Brown) wakes to find that her mother (Helena Bonham Carter) has disappeared, leaving behind an odd assortment of gifts but no apparent clue as to where she’s gone or why. After a free-spirited childhood, Enola suddenly finds herself under the care of her brothers Sherlock (Henry Cavill) and Mycroft (Sam Claflin), both set on sending her away to a finishing school for “proper” young ladies. Refusing to follow their wishes, Enola escapes to search for her mother in London.

Other

First Man (2018)

A Beautiful Mind (2001)

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

Indecent Proposal (1993)

The Sum of All Fears (2002)

Demolition Man (1993)

Zoolander (2001)

Freddy vs. Jason (2003)

Read more: Everything new on Disney+ in September

Halloween (2018)

Blow (2001)

Donnie Brasco (1997)

Kick-Ass (2010)

Zodiac (2007)

Parenthood (1989)

Watchmen (2009)

The Prince of Egypt (1998)

Johnny English (2003)

Johnny English Reborn (2011)

Johnny English Strikes Again (2018)

Slaughterhouse Rulez (2018)

Early Man (2018)

Deadpool (2016)

TV

Netflix Original

Bookmarks - 1 September

Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices is a live-action collection of twelve five minute episodes featuring prominent Black celebrities and artists reading children's books from Black authors that highlight the Black experience.

Chef’s Table: BBQ - 2 September

The critically-acclaimed and Emmy-nominated series returns for its latest iteration, delving into the smoky, juicy world of barbecue. Featured chefs and pitmasters include Tootsie Tomantez, an 85-year-old grandmother who still shovels the coals at her Texas restaurant; Lennox Hastie, a remarkable Australian chef who sources all of his ingredients from the Outback; Rodney Scott of South Carolina, who is known for his whole hog barbecue; and Rosalia Chay Chuc, a traditional Mayan chef who serves Cochinita Pibil out of her Mexico home.

Away - 4 September

AWAY (L to R) RAY PANTHAKI as RAM ARYA and HILARY SWANK as EMMA GREEN, in episode 109 of AWAY. (DIYAH PERA/NETFLIX © 2020)
AWAY (L to R) RAY PANTHAKI as RAM ARYA and HILARY SWANK as EMMA GREEN, in episode 109 of AWAY. (DIYAH PERA/NETFLIX © 2020)

From Executive Producer Jason Katims, the Netflix series Away is a thrilling, emotional drama on an epic scale that celebrates the incredible advancements humans can achieve and the personal sacrifices they must make along the way. As American astronaut Emma Green (Hilary Swank) prepares to lead an international crew on the first mission to Mars, she must reconcile her decision to leave behind her husband (Josh Charles) and teenage daughter (Talitha Bateman) when they need her the most.

Julie and the Phantoms - 10 September

From Emmy and DGA Award-winning director and choreographer Kenny Ortega (High School Musical, Descendants) and choreographer Paul Becker (Descendants, Mirror Mirror) comes a fresh and exciting new musical series about embracing life's ups and downs, following your dreams, and discovering the power of your own voice.

Family Business S2 - 11 September

Joseph, 35, can think of a million businesses he could launch… even if he still works as a kosher butcher in his father’s shop (Gérard). When he hears that weed is about to be legalized ‘for sure’, he has an epiphany. His killer plan is to turn the family butcher shop into a ‘potcher’ shop, with the help of his family and friends…

The Duchess - 11 September

Katherine Ryan will Executive Produce, write and star in her debut scripted series The Duchess, following the powerful and problematic choices of a fashionably disruptive single mom living in London. Her daughter, Olive, is her greatest love so she debates a second child with her greatest enemy -- Olive’s dad. Can two wrongs make another right?

Taco Chronicles: Volume 2 - 15 September

The School Nurse Files - 17 September

Eun-young might seem like an ordinary school nurse, but behind her mundane appearance is her supernatural ability to see monsters (ectoplasm) as jelly figures. When she's appointed to a new high school, she quickly discovers mysterious secrets that threaten the students and fights alongside her fellow teacher In-pyo, the handsome heir to the school.

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous - 18 September

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous follows a group of six teenagers chosen for a once-in-a-lifetime experience at a new adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar. But when dinosaurs wreak havoc across the island, the campers are stranded. Unable to reach the outside world, they’ll need to go from strangers to friends to family if they’re going to survive.

Ratched - 18 September

From Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, Ratched is a suspenseful drama series that tells the origin story of asylum nurse Mildred Ratched. In 1947, Mildred arrives in Northern California to seek employment at a leading psychiatric hospital where new and unsettling experiments have begun on the human mind. On a clandestine mission, Mildred presents herself as the perfect image of what a dedicated nurse should be, but the wheels are always turning and as she begins to infiltrate the mental health care system and those within it, Mildred’s stylish exterior belies a growing darkness that has long been smoldering within, revealing that true monsters are made, not born.

Ratched was inspired by the iconic and unforgettable character of Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest and was created by Evan Romansky.

Sneakerheads - 25 September

Devin (Allen Maldonado), a former sneakerhead turned stay-at-home dad, gets back in the game only to quickly find himself five G’s in the hole after falling for one of old friend Bobby’s (Andrew Bachelor) get-rich-quick schemes. Desperate to get his money back before his wife finds out he’s fallen off the wagon, Devin enlists the help of a ragtag group of fellow shoe lovers on his global hunt for the elusive “Zeroes,” the holy grail of hard-to-find kicks.

Jack Whitehall: Travels With My Father S4 - TBC September

Criminal: UK S2 - TBC September

Young Wallander - TBC September

Other

Misfits S1-5 - TBC September

Borgen S1-3 - TBC September

Shameless (US) S9 - TBC September

Keeping Up With The Kardashians S3-4 - TBC September

Black Books S1-3 - TBC September

Call The Midwife S8 - TBC September

Gogglebox S9-12 - TBC September

America’s Got Talent - From 26 September

Comedy Special

Michael McIntyre: Showman - 15 September