Up Next 2023: Florence Pugh, Morgan Freeman, Adam Driver, Penelope Cruz, Jodie Turner-Smith, Julianne Moore, Natalie Portman among the world-class talent featuring in brand new Sky Original films in 2023

Wednesday 1 February 2023

Some of Hollywood’s biggest names are on their way to Sky Cinema in 2023. Sky has announced it will be adding to its line-up of Sky Original films with three new titles to arrive in 2023.

In total, Sky Cinema customers will get a front row seat to over 100 Sky Original films in 2023, in addition to a top-tier bumper list of blockbusters.

New Sky Original films announced today include:

  • World-class talent in Michael Mann’s Ferrari starring Adam Driver and Penelope Cruz
  • Bonus Track, a coming-of-age queer love story created by Josh O’Connor and Michael Gilbert, starring Susan Wokoma, Jack Davenport and Alison Sudol
  • Directed by Todd Haynes, May December starring Oscar winners Julianne Moore and Natalie Portman.

These are in addition to previously announced films including The Independent starring Jodie Turner-Smith and Brian Cox, Zach Braff’s A Good Person, starring Florence Pugh and Morgan Freeman, Lee starring Kate Winslet and The Portable Door with Sam Neill and Christoph Waltz.

Julia Stuart, Director of Original Films at Sky, comments: “From a Jim Henson fantasy adventure that promises you pure escapism to a gut-wrenching drama about Lee Miller’s life starring the masterful Kate Winslet, our Sky Original offering on Sky Cinema truly has something for everyone. We’re hugely excited to share with you a whole host of exclusive content from our 2023 slate.”

To drum up some excitement, Sky Cinema has today released a batch of exclusive content, including the first look trailer for The Portable Door, never-before-seen clips from A Good Person and new images from Ferrari, Bonus Track.

Sky Cinema is the home of Sky Original films, with brand new films launching every month alongside an unrivalled range of the latest cinema releases and on demand library.

The announcements made today join a raft of original and exclusive films and TV shows coming to Sky in 2023, offering customers more value and choice than ever before. Check out what’s coming Up Next on Sky screens in 2023 here.

Images are available to download on the Sky Editorial Asset Centre.

Full details on our 2023 Sky Original film highlights:

The Independent, Sky Cinema and NOW, 24 February 2023

It’s the final weeks of the most consequential presidential election campaign in US history. America is poised to elect either its first female president (Ann Dowd) or finally break the country’s two-party gridlock with its first viable independent candidate (John Cena). Reporting history as it’s made, an idealistic young journalist (Jodie Turner-Smith) gets an opportunity to work with her idol, veteran Washington political columnist Nick Booker (Brian Cox). Eli is pursuing a story about budget cuts and by following the money she and Booker uncover a financial conspiracy that places the fate of the election, the country, and democracy in their hands.

Trailer: The Independent | Official Trailer | Sky Cinema - YouTube

Credit: The Independent is on Sky Cinema from 24 February.

A Good Person, Sky Cinema and NOW, 28 April 2023

Synopsis: Written and directed by Golden-Globe nominee Zach Braff, we follow Allison (Pugh), a young woman whose world falls apart when she survives an unimaginable tragedy, whilst in recovery for an opioid addiction and unresolved grief. She forms an unlikely friendship with her would-be father-in-law, Daniel (Freeman) that gives her a fighting chance to put her life back together and move forward.

Trailer: A Good Person | Official Trailer | Starring Florence Pugh and Morgan Freeman - YouTube

Credit: A Good Person will land in UK cinemas in March, ahead of premiering on Sky Cinema and NOW in April.

The Portable Door, Sky Cinema and NOW, 7 April 2023

Synopsis: Carpenter (Gibson) and Sophie Pettingel (Wilde) are the lowly, put-upon interns who begin working at the mysterious London firm J.W. Wells & Co. and become steadily aware that their employers are anything but conventional. Charismatic villains Humphrey Wells (Waltz), the CEO of the company, and middle manager Dennis Tanner (Neill) are disrupting the world of magic by bringing modern corporate strategy to ancient magical practices, and Paul and Sophie discover the true agenda of the vast corporation where they work.

Trailer: The Portable Door | Official Trailer | Sky Cinema - Youtube

Credit: The Portable Door is on Sky Cinema from 7 April.

Ferrari, Sky Cinema and NOW, 2023

Synopsis: During the summer of 1957, ex-racecar driver, Enzo Ferrari, is in crisis. Bankruptcy stalks the company he and his wife, Laura, built from nothing ten years earlier. Their tempestuous marriage struggles with the mourning for one son and the acknowledgement of another. Attempting to secure their survival he rolls the dice on one race – 1,000 miles across Italy, the iconic Mille Miglia.

Bonus Track, Sky Cinema and NOW, 2023

Synopsis: It’s 2006, and George - a small-town sixteen-year old - is on the road to complete social and academic failure. He dreams of being a star, knows he’s a gifted musician - but no one else seems to agree... So, when Max - the son of a mega-famous musical duo - enrols at his school and takes an interest in his music, George can’t believe it! Neither can anyone else. But as the boys grow closer, George begins to question why he actually wants to spend time with Max... George is faced with a potential dream come true - if he can just figure out what that dream now really is...

May December, Sky Cinema and NOW, 2023

Synopsis: The story weaves between a seemingly happy family, whose present is still informed by a controversial event in the past, the narrative gathers pace as it shifts the carefully established boundaries that have maintained the status quo, shining a piercing spotlight on the reality of their current situation.

Lee, Sky Cinema and NOW, 2023

Synopsis: The story of photographer Elizabeth 'Lee' Miller, an acclaimed war correspondent for Vogue magazine during World War II.