The second month of autumn does not please with a large number of TV shows, but they will definitely be diverse and will appeal to fans of fantasy, science fiction and horror films. In October, there will be two series about vampires, several horror films and one project about the supernatural in the literal and figurative sense. Details, as always, below.
“Interview with the Vampire” / Interview with the Vampire
Genre: drama, horror
Premiere date: 2 October
Where to look: AMS
The series Interview with the Vampire is the second adaptation, this time on the small screen, of the popular novel by writer Anne Rice. The series begins in Louisiana in the 19th century. Vampire Lestat (Sam Reid) meets a young man named Louis (Jacob Anderson) and turns him into an immortal bloodsucker.
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“Vampire Reginald” / Reginald the Vampire
Genre: comedy, horror
Premiere date: October 5
Where to look: Syfi
October 5 on SyFy comes a new vampire series with the star of the new parts of “Spider-Man”. Jacob Batalon plays Reginald, a teenager who enters the world of bloodsuckers. His girlfriend is in danger, and the vampire boss wants to kill the guy. But the main character does not lose heart, especially after he discovers many interesting vampire skills.
The Midnight Club
Genre: detective, drama, horror
Premiere date: October 7th
Where to watch: Netflix
Terminally ill teenagers end up in a special hospice. In order to somehow get distracted and relax, they begin to tell each other scary stories, calling it the “Night Owl Club”. Impressed by horror stories, the heroes agree that the first deceased will try to contact the guys from the world of the dead.
Let the Right One In
Genre: drama, horror
Premiere date: October 9
Where to look: showtime
Let Me In is based on the book of the same name by Jun Aivide Lindqvist. This is a story of friendship between an ordinary boy and a vampire girl. The heroine does not change in any way, and for the last 10 years her father has been looking for blood and a cure for the “disease” for her. The book has already been filmed several times for large screens, and now it has been transferred to small ones.
Genre: fantasy, action, adventure
Premiere date: October 11
Where to look: The CW
The Winchesters is a prequel to the super-popular Supernatural series. The new project will tell about the parents of the Winchester brothers, who at one time also hunted monsters and fought against Evil.
“Shantaram” / Shantaram
Genre: action, drama, thriller
Premiere date: October 14
Where to look: Apple TV+
Shantaram is a television adaptation of the world bestseller by Australian writer Gregory David Roberts of the same name. This is the story of a former robber and writer (Charlie Hunnam) who escapes from prison in Australia. The main character ends up in India, where he receives the nickname Shantaram and gets into new dangerous adventures.
“Peripheral Devices” / The Peripheral
Genre: drama, thriller, fantasy
Premiere date: October 21
Where to look: Amazon Prime Video
At the end of October, a serial adaptation of the cyberpunk classic William Gibson’s novel of the same name will be released on Amazon Prime Video. “Peripherals” show the world of the near future, where technology develops and more and more influences people’s lives. Flynn Fisher (Chloe Grace Moretz) finds a portal to another dimension, leading her to discover her future.
Cabinet of Curiosities
Genre: horror anthology
Premiere date: the 25th of October
Where to look: Netflix
At the end of the month, a new anthology series from Guillermo del Toro, The Cabinet of Rarities, will be released on Netflix. This is a collection of various atmospheric stories that the master himself selected. The first season consists of 8 unrelated stories. Screenwriters include Guillermo del Toro and David S. Goyer, while actors include Andrew Lincoln (The Walking Dead), Ben Barnes (Westworld), Peter Weller (RoboCop) and Rupert Grint (Harry Potter) ).