October is here, and you know what that means – it’s time for a brand-new lineup of exciting movies and TV series to grace your screens! We’ve put together a collection of new releases that’ll be sure to keep you entertained. If you think we might have missed a gem this month, please share it with us. Don’t forget to subscribe to The Reel Effect newsletter for important updates and resources!
Lupin (Part 3) – October 5 – Netflix
Lupin Season 3 is here! The Netflix series stars the incredible French actor Omar Sy. This season takes us back into Assane’s world. After a year of flying under the radar in Marseille, Assane has become a local legend, thanks to his daring exploits. However, life isn’t all sunshine and rainbows for Claire and Raoul, as they wrestle with the relentless media attention surrounding Assane’s whereabouts. With the heat turned up, Assane decides it’s time to return to Paris and attempts to convince them to make a quick exit from the country.
The Exorcist Beliver – October 6 – Movie Theaters
Right on time for the spooky season, the film The Exorcist Believer features the talented Lidya Jewett as young Angela and Olivia O’Neill as young Katherine. In this chilling movie, Angela and her friend Katherine begin displaying eerie signs of demonic possession, setting off a series of haunting events. The single father, Victor Fielding, finds himself pushed to confront the darkest forces of evil, leaving him terrified and desperate.
The Burial – October 6 – Prime Video
If you’re a fan of Jamie Foxx, it’s possible you won’t want to miss this! This Prime movie, stars Jamie Foxx, the amazing Jurnee Smollett, and an impressive cast of black actors and actresses. This gripping film is inspired by a true story where a lawyer steps in to assist a funeral home owner in saving his family business from a corporate giant.
Buying Back My Daughter – October 7 – Hulu
Based on a true story, ‘Buying Back My Daughter’ tells the story of a young couple who is frantic when their 16-year-old daughter vanishes without a trace. They don’t know where she’s gone, and they’re desperate to find her. Then, they stumble upon a shocking revelation – she’s being sold in an online ad for escort services. Determined to rescue her from the person who took her, they launch a massive search party and even attempt to purchase her back from the trafficker. Leading the charge is Meagan Good, who plays the resilient mother in this intense movie of love and courage.
Old Dads – October 13 – Netflix
Netflix’s movie Old Dads is a comedy that explores the predicament of a middle-aged father and his inseparable buddies who decide to make a significant business deal with a young millennial entrepreneur. The film features well-known actors Bill Burr and Bokeem Woodbine.
The Kitchen – October 15 – Netflix
Picture a future London where the gap between rich and poor has grown wider than ever. All the places where people with less money used to live are gone, except for one – The Kitchen. It’s a community that just won’t leave their home behind. Here’s where we meet Izi, a person who’s only staying here because they have to and really wants to get out. Then there’s Benji, a 12-year-old who lost his mom and is looking for a new family. We follow these two very different people as they try to become friends in a system that’s working against them. The movie also has some newer actors like Kano, Demmy Ladipo, and Hope Ikpoku Jnr, adding some fresh faces to the story. It’s a world where it’s hard to survive, and the movie shows how Izi and Benji’s friendship is tested.
Neon – October 19 – Netflix
Netflix’s new TV series ‘Neon’ is a fresh addition to their lineup, shining a spotlight on the journey of an aspiring reggaeton star and his closest friends as they embark on an exciting mission to make it big in Miami. The show captures their relentless pursuit of success while navigating the challenges and reality checks that come their way. What sets ‘Neon’ apart is its dedication to showcasing emerging Hispanic talent, with rising stars like Tyler Dean Flores and Emma Ferreira.
Leave the World Behind – October 25 – Netflix
It’s intriguing to imagine former President Obama and his wife Michelle stepping into the world of film production. As executive producers, the Obamas have played a crucial role in bringing the Netflix Film “Leave This World Behind” to life. Featuring talents like Julia Roberts, Mahershala Ali, and Myha’la Herrold, the movie delves into the tale of a family vacation on Long Island disrupted by the unexpected news of a blackout. As tensions rise and the threat looms larger, both families must make critical decisions about how to survive the impending crisis, all while grappling with their own roles in this world teetering on the brink of collapse. The involvement of the Obamas adds an exciting layer to this already inspiring project.
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