New movies and shows out this month!
October is upon us! And for us film and tv lovers we’re spoilt for choice this month. With so many great films coming to cinemas and Netflix. Here are some of the most anticipated film and series releases this October.
Batman’s infamous arch nemesis The Joker is back on our screens October 4th! It will be interesting to see Joaquin Phoenix‘s take on the role, given Heath Ledger has played such a distinguished role as the Joker in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight, for which he won a post-humous Academy Award.
The animated comedy from Nick Kroll is back with its third season! It returns for some more funny explorations of puberty.
After years of being teased with the short film pitch video, Raising Dion has finally been created into a series. Michael B. Jordan stars in this drama about a single mother raising a young son with superhero-like abilities.
Rhythm & Flow
This is Netflix’s first venture into the TV talent show world. It is a hip-hop talent competition which features an impressive line-up of rap stars. With the judges being: Chance the Rapper, TI and Cardi B. Episodes will be released weekly.
El Camino: a Breaking Bad Movie
Breaking Bad fans are reunited once again with Jessie Pinkman. El Camino is a spin-off of the beloved crime drama centred around Aaron Paul’s Jessie Pinkman who has to come to terms with his past in order to forge some kind of future.
Will Smith’s latest film, Gemini Man follows the story of Henry Brogan, an elite assassin who becomes the target of a mysterious operative who is able to predict his every move. This mysterious operative is able to predict his every move because it is a younger, faster, cloned version of himself.
The semi-autobiographical story of a Nigerian-British actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje whose Yorubá parents give him to a white working-class family in London in the 1960s, and grows up to join a white skinhead gang led by a white supremacist. Starring Snowfall actor, Damson Idris.
Godfather of Harlem
A TV prequel to the 2007 film, 'American Gangster', but this time infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson is played by Forest Whittaker instead of Denzel Washington. Bumpy Johnson comes back from a 10 year prison sentence to find the neighbourhood he once ruled in shambles and controlled by the Italian mob. Bumpy must now take on the Genovese crime family to get his neighbourhood back.
Living with Yourself
Paul Rudd stars as Miles, who undergoes an experimental spa treatment and returns home to discover he has been replaced by a better version of himself.
Dolemite is My Name
Eddie Murphy plays real-life legend Rudy Ray Moore. A comedian, singer and actor who broke into Hollywood as blaxploitation’s iconic Dolemite, a brash, over-the-top, revenge-seeking pimp.