Every month, Vanity Fair curates the best and most notable original content and library titles coming to Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu, Peacock, and Showtime. Here’s what to stream in October. (To see what Netflix has planned for October 2020, head here.)
Amazon Prime Video
Black Box (October 6)
The Lie (October 6)
Evil Eye (October 13)
Nocturne (October 13)
With the future of theatrical moviegoing growing more uncertain by the week, leave it to producer Jason Blum to be ahead of the curve . The busy producer—who has found great success over the last decade by making cost-effective thrillers and dramas for Universal Pictures and other studios—has teamed with Amazon Prime Video to release eight genre movies over the next two years. The first four of those films arrive in October, just in time for Halloween.
Of the group, which all spring from the minds of a diverse group of filmmakers, pay particularly close attention to The Lie and Evil Eye. In the former, Joey King plays a young woman who confesses to killing her best friend, much to the chagrin of her parents (Peter Sarsgaard and Mireille Enos); in the latter, from executive producer Priyanka Chopra Jonas, a young woman (GLOW actress Sunita Mani) begins to realize her new boyfriend might have a sinister connection to her mother (Mississippi Masala star Sarita Choudhury).
On the Rocks (October 23)
Arguably the flashiest Apple TV+ debut since The Morning Show, director Sofia Coppola reunites with Bill Murray for what