A host of new TV shows, films and documentaries will be released in October 2021 on streaming services like Netflix, HBO Max, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video and more.
Prior to Halloween, some streaming services publish content in the horror and thriller genres. Amazon Prime Video, for its part, continues to collaborate with Blumhouse Productions for its anthology series “Welcome to the Blumhouse”, with the release of four horror-themed films this month. The streaming service is also launching the new show “I Know What You Did Last Summer,” another adaptation of Lois Duncan’s 1973 novel, which follows a group of teenagers haunted by a fatal car crash that has took place on the night of their graduation.
Many fan-favorite TV shows are also making a comeback this month, including Netflix’s thriller “You” for its third season, HBO’s drama “Succession” for its third season, HBO’s comedy “Insecure” for its fifth and final season and the beloved HBO comedy, “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” which returns for its 11th season.
Here, WWD brings together 19 new TV shows, movies, and documentaries to watch this month.
“The Many Saints of Newark”
Stream on HBO Max October 1
The highly anticipated prequel to “The Sopranos” will be released on HBO Max and in theaters in October. The film casts the late James Gandolfini’s son, Michael Gandolfini, to play a younger version of his fan favorite character Tony Soprano, as well as Ray Liotta, Leslie Odom Jr., Corey Stoll, Billy Magnussen, and others.
“Diana: the musical”
Stream on Netflix October 1
Netflix is releasing a filmed version of the Broadway musical “Diana” this month. The musical was slated to make its Broadway debut in March 2020, but was postponed until November due to the pandemic. “Diana” will focus on the Princess’s personal life and her strained marriage to Prince Charles, while also addressing her untimely death.
“Welcome to the Blumhouse”
Movies start streaming on Amazon Prime Video on October 1
Amazon Prime Video and Blumhouse Productions continue their collaboration this year with a series of four horror-themed anthology films. On October 1, the streaming service will debut “Bingo Hell”, which tells the story of an elderly woman battling a mysterious businessman who takes over the local bingo hall, and “Black as Night”, which focuses on a teenage girl who fights a group of deadly vampires.
The following week, on October 8, Amazon Prime Video will release “The Manor,” which focuses on a haunted assisted living facility, and “Madres,” which focuses on a young Mexican-American couple who discover a talisman in the dilapidated ranch. that they have to move to.
“On my block”
Stream on Netflix October 4th
Popular Netflix coming-of-age comedy “On My Block” returns for its fourth and final season. The season features a two-year time jump where the show’s group of friends have gone their own way, only to reunite when a secret is revealed.
“Among the stars”
Stream on Disney + October 6
The six-part docuseries offer a glimpse into the world of NASA, focusing on astronaut Captain Chris Cassidy on one final mission to space.
“Justin Bieber: Our World”
Stream on Amazon Prime Video October 8
Justin Bieber’s latest documentary follows the singer before his New Years Eve 2020 concert at the Beverly Hilton, which was his first gig in three years. The documentary provides behind-the-scenes footage and a glimpse into Bieber’s personal life.
Stream on Paramount + October 8
The documentary provides an intimate glimpse into Madonna’s “Madame X” concert tour. The documentary was shot while Madonna was in Lisbon – which served as the inspiration for the album “Madame X” – and includes performances by her children.
“Sick of dope”
Stream on Hulu October 13
With Michael Keaton, “Dopesick” focuses on how one company served as a catalyst for the worst drug epidemic in US history. The show also stars Peter Sarsgaard, Rosario Dawson, Kaitlyn Dever, and others.
Stream on Disney + October 13
The new Disney + anthology series is inspired by the writings of author RL Stine. The eight-episode series features a new cast of characters with each episode, who embark on a journey of self-discovery in a supernatural world of witches, aliens, ghosts and parallel universes.
Stream on Netflix October 15th
The highly anticipated third season of Netflix’s thriller “You” is back. The show resumes with the title character, serial killer Joe Goldberg, settling into his new life as a husband and father and trying to break out of his deadly past.
“I know what you did last summer”
Stream on Amazon Prime Video October 15
Based on the 1973 Lois Duncan novel – which was also adapted for the well-known 1997 film – the new television series follows a group of teens haunted by a fatal car crash that took place the night they were handed over. diplomas.
Stream on HBO Max October 17
HBO’s hit show “Succession” returns for its third season focusing on the tumultuous Roy family after Kendall denounced his father, media mogul Logan Roy, for his criminal behavior at a press conference. The season sees the return of Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin and Nicholas Braun, among others, along with new cast additions like Alexander Skarsgård and Adrien Brody.
“Sex, love and goop”
Stream on Netflix October 21
Gwyneth Paltrow and her company Goop are teaming up with Netflix once again for a new reality TV series called “Sex, Love and Goop,” which follows a group of couples learning methods to improve their relationships.
Stream on HBO Max October 22
The sci-fi film “Dune” debuts in theaters and on HBO Max simultaneously after its premiere at the Venice Film Festival last month. The film is an adaptation of Frank Herbert’s bestselling novel and stars Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin and others.
“Lock and key”
Stream on Netflix October 22
Based on the graphic novel of the same name, “Locke and Key” is back for its second season. The show follows the three Locke siblings as they find magical keys to their family’s ancestral home, which helps them uncover the mysterious circumstances surrounding their father’s recent murder.
Stream on HBO Max October 24
Issa Rae’s hit comedy, “Insecure,” returns for its fifth and final season this month with the return of the show’s beloved characters to continue to navigate their relationships and discover the next chapter in their relationship. life.
“Calm your enthusiasm”
Stream on HBO Max October 24
The 11th season of the hit comedy “Curb Your Enthusiasm” returns to HBO this month with beloved “Seinfeld” co-creator Larry David as an exaggerated version of himself.
Stream on Apple TV + October 29
The TV show is inspired by the life of NBA player Kevin Durant and explores the world of youth basketball. The show features O’Shea Jackson Jr., Isaiah Hill, Quvenzhané Wallis and others.
“Colin in black and white”
Stream on Netflix October 29
Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and director Ava DuVernay are teaming up for a limited series that chronicles the life of the football player while tackling issues such as race, class and culture. The series stars Jaden Michael as a young Kaepernick and includes narration from Kaepernick himself.
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