With the start of a new year, Prime Video UK unleashes some of its big guns. Al Pacino returns as the lead in the drama series Hunters – despite his fate in the first season – and once again comes the morally dark revenge of the Nazi hunt.
On the film front, the main proposition is Jennifer Lopez, who shows that she can be an action hero wearing an oversized white dress in Shotgun Wedding. Elsewhere, the likes of Mortal Kombat, Judas and Black Messiah are headed to streaming.
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Here’s what’s coming to Prime Video UK in January…
New movies on Prime Video UK in January 2023
Shotgun Wedding (January 27)
Pitch Perfect director Jason Moore takes the reins in this raucous romantic comedy starring Jennifer Lopez and Josh Duhamel as a couple preparing for a glamorous, expensive wedding.
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But when the wedding party is taken hostage and bullets start flying, their big day becomes a fight for survival. When it comes to trailers, this one is an absolute hit.
New TV shows coming to Prime Video UK in January 2023
The Rig (all episodes from January 6)
A collection of great British actors – including Line of Duty’s Iain Glen and Martin Compston – form the basis of this mystery thriller set on an oil rig miles away in the North Sea. Things start to go wrong when fog cuts off their contact with the mainland, leaving them alone in a hostile work environment, only for things to get worse when a horrific accident occurs.
Hunters S2 (all episodes from January 13)
Al Pacino returns in the second and final season of this drama series which focuses on a group of Nazi hunters in the 1970s. Pacino’s character will appear as part of a dual timeline story given his death at the end of the first season while the show will also be expect some pretty big twists in the first season’s finale. It’s safe to say there were some big swings that make this not just another historic show.
Test S2 (January 13)
Streaming sites have really loved fly-on-the-wall sports documentaries, and this one, returning with a second season, follows the Australian men’s test cricket team. The focus is on the 2021/22 test season, including the clash with England and the end of a 20-year period where they never traveled to play for Pakistan on their home soil.
The Legend of Vox Machina S2 (January 20)
Based on the hugely popular web series Dungeons & Dragons Critical Role, this adult animated series is back again. This time, the Vox Machina are forced to try again to save the world when a threat arises from the Chroma Conclave, a terrifying group of dragons.
Nate Bargatze: Hello World (January 31)
After doing two stand-ups for Netflix in the past few years, Nashville-born comedian Nate Bargatze brings his latest Prime Video appearance. Recorded on a 360-degree stage in Phoenix, Arizona, this new special is yet another showcase of Bargatze footage to relate to.
Other movies and TV shows to watch on Prime Video UK in January 2023
1st of January
Good Luck Leo Grande (2022)
Mortal Kombat (2021)
Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)
Watch: Trailer of Judas and the Black Messiah