A new set of exciting films and web series are set to premiere on Netflix within the first two weeks of October. From new seasons of popular shows, captivating docuseries to espionage thrillers, get ready to dive into a diverse range of top-notch content that promises to keep you thoroughly entertained.
Four-part documentary series BECKHAM shines a spotlight on the career and life of former England footballer David Beckham. From his remarkable talent for scoring with curling free kicks to his enchanting marriage to ‘Posh Spice’ from the British girl band Spice Girls, the series explores the various episodes of his eventful life. Additionally, it provides insight into the controversies that have surrounded Beckham over the years, offering glimpses of exclusive interviews with both Beckham and his wife Victoria.
Streaming from: October 4
Vishal Bhardwaj’s upcoming espionage thriller Khufiya with Tabu, Ali Fazal, Wamiqa Gabbi, Ashish Vidyarthi and Azmeri Haque Badhon is based on the book Escape to Nowhere, authored by former chief of the Counter Espionage Unit of R&AW. Set in 2004, the story revolves around a suspected information leak at the R&AW headquarters in Delhi. Tabu, portraying the role of RAW agent Krishna Menon, takes charge of the investigation to identify the potential mole. Their suspicions eventually focus on Ali Fazal’s Dev. Subsequently, the agents meticulously monitor every aspect of Dev's life, including his relationship with his wife, played by Wamiqa Gabbi.
Streaming from: October 5
Lupin: Part 3
Omar Sy is slated to reprise his role as the suave thief Assane Diop in the upcoming Lupin Part 3. This instalment of the French mystery thriller will also feature Ludivine Sagnier as Claire, Assane's estranged wife, Etan Simon as their son Raoul and Antoine Gouy as Benjamin Fere, Assane's closest friend and occasional partner in crime. Now living in seclusion, Assane must adjust to a life separated from his wife and son. Unable to bear the suffering they endure because of his actions, Assane decides to return to Paris with an audacious proposition: they should leave France and start anew elsewhere. However, the shadows of their past are never too far behind and an unexpected comeback will disrupt his carefully laid plans.
Streaming from: October 5
Ballerina is a South Korean thriller movie helmed by director Lee Chung-hyun and features a cast including Jeon Jong-seo, Kim Ji-hoon, and Park Yoo-rim. The film revolves around the tale of a former bodyguard Okju (Jeon Jong-seo), consumed by her relentless quest to bring down Choi Pro (Kim Ji-hoon), the man who caused the tragic demise of her beloved ballerina friend Minhee (Park Yoo-rim).
Streaming from: October 6
Strong Girl Nam-soon
Strong Girl Nam-soon is an upcoming South Korean TV show featuring Lee Yoo-mi in the lead role, alongside Kim Jung-eun, Kim Hae-sook, Ong Seong-wu and Byeon Woo-seok. This series serves as a spin-off of the 2017 drama Strong Girl Bong-soon. The storyline revolves around Gang Nam-soon (played by Lee Yoo-mi) who went missing during her childhood in Mongolia. As she grows up, she embarks on a journey to South Korea in search of her parents. In Gangnam-gu, she encounters Hwang Geum-joo (Kim Jung-eun) and Gil Joong-gan (Kim Hae-sook), her grandmother. Soon, Nam-soon, her mother and grandmother become entangled in a drug-related case investigated by detective Gang Hee-sik (Ong Seong-wu).
Streaming from: October 7
Di4ries S2: Part 1
Di4ries is an Italian TV series centred around the journey of eight students at Galileo Galilei Middle School as they navigate the complexities of adolescence, dealing with issues like crushes, rivalries and friendships. The upcoming season of Di4ries will delve deeper into the characters’ lives, offering a more comprehensive view of the challenges they encounter, including common issues like bullying, anxiety and insecurity that are typical for their age group.
Streaming from: October 10
The Fall of the House of Usher
Mike Flanagan’s latest horror series, The Fall of the House of Usher, is a reimagining of Edgar Allan Poe’s renowned short stories. It combines elements from some of his most iconic tales to construct a larger narrative centred around a dynastic family plagued by inexplicable misfortunes. The Usher siblings, Roderick and Madeline, have successfully transformed Fortunato Pharmaceuticals into a formidable realm of affluence, privilege and authority. However, long-concealed secrets resurface as the next generation of Ushers meets their demise at the hands of an enigmatic woman from their past.
Streaming from: October 12