As we step into 2022, the world of entertainment promises to deliver a plethora of exciting movies and TV shows that are sure to captivate audiences worldwide. From action-packed blockbusters to thought-provoking dramas, this year’s lineup offers something for everyone. In this Trendscatchers exclusive, we present the top 10 must-watch movies and TV shows for 2022 that you simply cannot miss.

  1. The Batman

Directed by Matt Reeves and starring Robert Pattinson as the Caped Crusader, “The Batman” is set to bring a fresh and gritty take on the iconic superhero. With a star-studded cast including Zoë Kravitz, Paul Dano, and Colin Farrell, this highly anticipated film is expected to be a box-office hit.

  1. Avatar 2

More than a decade after the groundbreaking original, James Cameron returns with “Avatar 2,” taking us back to the visually stunning world of Pandora. With Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana reprising their roles, fans eagerly await the continuation of this epic sci-fi saga.

  1. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power

Amazon’s highly anticipated TV adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” is set to premiere in 2022. Titled “The Rings of Power,” the series will explore new storylines preceding “The Fellowship of the Ring,” promising to enthrall both new and longtime fans of the beloved fantasy world.

  1. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Season 4

The Emmy-winning comedy-drama series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” returns for its fourth season, continuing the story of Miriam “Midge” Maisel as she navigates the world of stand-up comedy in the 1950s. With its witty humor and captivating performances, this show remains a must-watch for fans of the genre.

  1. Jurassic World: Dominion

Get ready for another thrilling adventure in the world of dinosaurs with “Jurassic World: Dominion.” Directed by Colin Trevorrow, the film reunites original “Jurassic Park” stars Sam Neill, Laura Dern, and Jeff Goldblum, alongside Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, promising a nostalgic and action-packed experience.

  1. Stranger Things: Season 4

The hit Netflix series “Stranger Things” returns for its highly anticipated fourth season, promising more supernatural thrills and 80s nostalgia. With the beloved ensemble cast returning, fans can expect another exciting and emotional journey in the town of Hawkins.

  1. The Witcher: Season 2

Based on the popular book series and video games, “The Witcher” continues the story of Geralt of Rivia, played by Henry Cavill, in its second season. With new characters and a deeper exploration of the Continent’s lore, fans of the fantasy genre should not miss this epic series.

  1. Dune: Part Two

Following the success of “Dune” in 2021, director Denis Villeneuve returns with “Dune: Part Two,” continuing the epic tale of Paul Atreides and his journey on the desert planet Arrakis. With an all-star cast and stunning visuals, this sci-fi masterpiece is a must-see for fans of the genre.

  1. The Umbrella Academy: Season 3

The dysfunctional superhero family returns in the third season of Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy.” With new challenges and revelations, fans can expect another thrilling and emotional ride as the Hargreaves siblings continue their quest to save the world.

  1. The Flash

DC’s Scarlet Speedster finally gets his solo film with “The Flash,” starring Ezra Miller. Directed by Andy Muschietti, the film promises to explore the concept of the multiverse, with appearances from Michael Keaton and Ben Affleck as different versions of Batman. This superhero adventure is sure to excite fans of the genre.