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BURO TV Guide September 2022: ‘Blonde’, ‘Little Women’, and more

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By Marissa Chin

BURO TV Guide September 2022: ‘Blonde’, ‘Little Women’, and more

What’s coming to our screens this month? Find out in the September edition of the BURO TV Guide

This September, the cinematic world is pulling out all the stops to keep you entertained for the whole month. From embarking on an adventure with Zac Efron to the battlefronts of Vietnam to a scheming Korean drama about three sisters bringing down a powerful family—you’ll want to add these seven shows to your watchlist:

Little Women 

When and where: 3 September 2022 on Netflix 

Watch if: You’re addicted to Korean dramas 

Starring: Kim Go Eun, Nam Ji Hyun, Park Ji Hu, Wi Ha Jun, Um Ki Joon, Uhm Ji Won

For the past few years, Netflix has been really stepping it up in the K-drama department with many original shows and movies, and this month is no different. Behold: ‘Little Women’, your newest K-drama obsession. The drama is directed by Kim Hee Won who directed the hit Netflix original drama Vincenzo and is inspired by the famous story of the close-knit sisters—but with a South Korean contemporary twist. 

‘Little Women’ will follow the life of three poverty-stricken sisters who take it upon themselves to go up against South Korea’s most powerful and influential family after encountering a multimillion-dollar slush fund. Cue tons of mind-blogging twists, political intrigue, social commentary, and more.



When and where: 28 September 2022 on Netflix 

Watch if: You’re a fan of biopics 

Starring: Ana de Armas, Adrien Brody, Xavier Samuel, Julienne Nicholson, Sara Paxton 

Tune in to watch one of America’s most enduring pop culture icons come to life in Blonde, the long awaited biopic based on the bestselling novel by Joyce Carol Oates. The film boldly reimagines the life, both known and unknown, of Marilyn Monroe played by Ana de Armas (Knives Out, The Gray Man). From the icon’s turbulent childhood, through her rise to stardom and her controversial romantic entanglements, Blonde will explore the widening gap between the star’s public persona and private self. Catch the trials and tribulations of Marilyn Monroe on Netflix on 28 September. 


Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power 

When and where: 2 September 2022 on Amazon Prime

Watch if: You miss Middle Earth

Starring: Morfydd Clark, Robert Aramoyo, Markella Kavenaugh, Benjamin Walker

Return to Middle Earth on 2 September as the popular Lord of the Rings franchise will be expanding! Rings of Power is a prequel series that will follow female protagonist, Galadriel, who many Tolkien fans will recognise as the elven queen in Peter Jackson’s franchise played by Cate Blanchett. Here, Galadriel, portrayed by Morfydd Clark, is a fierce elven warrior who leads an army to defeat an evil rising in Middle Earth. Fans will also be able to reunite with familiar characters such as a young Elrond and Sauron before his big bad transformation. 



When and where: 30 September 2022 on Netflix 

Watch if: You appreciate animations 

Starring: Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi, Jessica Williams, Timothée Chalamet, Ty Dolla $ign, Laura Harrier, Vanessa Hudgens, Christopher Abbott, 070 Shake, Jaden Smith, Keith David, Teyana Taylor, Arturo Castro and Macaulay Culkin

Mostly known as Kid Cudi to hip hop fans, the rapper will be venturing into the (voice) acting world as Jabari, an aspiring young artist who is trying to balance love and success in the Big Apple alongside his next-door neighbour and it-girl, Meadow. Follow the budding young couple as they navigate New York with their hopes and dreams, and feast on the top-tier animation that promises to be nothing short of spectacular. 



When and where: 23 September 2022 on Apple TV+

Watch if: You’re a history fiend 

Starring: Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Halle Berry, Oprah Winfrey

Another historical figure getting the Hollywood treatment is the legendary Sidney Poitier, who made his name as an actor, filmmaker and activist at the centre of Hollywood’s Civil Rights Movement. The documentary will feature interviews with prominent Hollywood stars as they get personal on how they have been inspired and impacted by Sidney’s life and contributions.  


The Greatest Beer Run Ever 

When and where: 23 September 2022 on Apple TV+

Watch if: You want to see Zac Efron in a moustache  

Starring: Zac Efron, Russell Crowe, Bill Murray

It’s a simple premise really: Deliver some good ol’ American beer to keep your soldiers happy and motivated. It’s all good intentions until you realise that said soldiers are in Vietnam and the journey there might not be so travel-safe. Follow John “Chickie” Donohue’s outrageous plan as he decides to travel to the frontlines of the Vietnamese War to deliver a piece of home to soldiers fighting the cause. Based on the incredible true story, Chickie will find that his well-intentioned quest will lead him to discover more about himself and the harsh realities and complexities of war as he comes face to face with the consequences of the controversial war—and what sacrifice and loyalty truly mean.


The Golden Spoon 

When and where: 23 September 2022 on Disney+ Hotstar

Watch if: You love a good rags to riches trope    

Starring: Yook Sung Jae, Lee Jong Won, Jung Chae Yeon, Yeon Woo

If you’ve been wanting another drama like the hit show The Inheritors, then you might want to check out The Golden Spoon, which explores the hi-teen life of the upper bourgeois society in Korea with a magical twist. They say nothing in life comes for free, so when Lee Seung Cheon is offered a chance to turn his underprivileged life into a life of riches in exchange for purchasing an affordable golden spoon, he will come to realise that he and several others will have their lives completely transformed in irreversible and unexpected ways. 


Central Park (Season Three) 

When and where: 9 September 2022 on Apple TV+

Watch if: You’re into musicals  

Starring: Josh Gad, Kristen Bell, Stanley Tucci, Lesie Odom Jr., Kathryn Hahn, Daveed Diggs

Everyone’s favourite animated musical comedy series is returning for its third season! Get ready for some tunes because season three will be adding over 40 new original songs to their celebrated award-winning catalogue. There will also be tons of guest stars lending their vocal talents such as Sam Richardson, Ben Schwartz, Zoë Chao, Tim Meadows, and more. Find out how Bitsy continues in her pursuit to buy the park, Owen’s new promotional campaign to increase the love of the park, and Paige’s bustling new life when she lands her first book deal.


The Earthshot Prize: Repairing our Planet 

When and where: 30 September 2022 on BBC Player, Astro Channel 554, UnifiTV channel 501 

Watch if: You’re passionate about the environment  

Starring: Prince William 

What’s a better way to learn about the current state of our planet than with the one and only Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge? This September, climate change will be given the royal treatment as the pioneering series aims to inspire hope and change by exploring simple but ambitious Earthshots—five goals crucial to the survival of the planet we call home. The Earthshot Prize was originally launched in October 2020 by Prince William and is the most prestigious global prize for the environment in history with the aim of achieving global climate goals by 2030. Learn how you can help the Earth little by little in this illuminating docu-series. 


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