From horror fantasies, and teenage dramas to long-awaited biopics, the second half of September brings a good mix of genres. Get on board the nostalgia train as Hocus Pocus 2 returns nearly after 30 years for a sequel; one of the most anticipated films, Blonde is also on the roster; an Indian crime drama with six women in the lead has got us intrigued, and there’s much more. Ahead, we list 7 new shows and films to conclude your September binge-watching spree.
1. Do Revenge
Popular gal Drea has the perfect high school life until her boyfriend ruins her life by leaking her sex tape to the whole school and now she wants revenge! When she meets an exchange student Eleanor who is haunted by a rumour spread by one of her classmates, the two team up to take down their respective nemesis. They even joke about killing their tormentors, but will they actually go that far? You’ll have to watch and find out about this crazy teen revenge drama.
Currently streaming on Netflix
When Indira Gandhi was assassinated by two Sikh men, the public sentiment towards the entire Sikh community changed overnight and people grew hostile toward them. Set during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Diljit Dosanjh-starrer Jogi tells the story of a Sikh man who is determined to save his family, friends and fellow members from a massacre that killed thousands of Sikhs.
Currently streaming on Netflix
The much-anticipated biopic gives us a look at the rise to fame and the epic demise of one of the biggest stars in the world, Marilyn Monroe. After the film’s lead Ana de Armas received a 14-minute standing ovation for her performance at the Venice Film Festival, we’re itching to watch her transform into the iconic star on screen.
Streaming on Netflix on September 28
4. The Good Doctor Season 5
If you’re a fan of the hit medical drama and haven’t watched the latest season yet, you need not wait anymore. Dr. Shaun Murphy (played by Freddie Highmore) is coming to Netflix. And here’s how the plot synopsis of The Good Doctor Season 5 reads–”Shaun and Lea make a big life decision and are pleasantly surprised by the support they receive from their friends at the hospital. Meanwhile, when Dr. Wolke’s parents show up with a revelation, Asher struggles to accept that he and his father may never truly understand one another.”
Streaming on September 27 on Netflix
5. Hush Hush
Juhi Chawla, Ayesha Jhulkha, Soha Ali Khan Pataudi, Kritika Kamra, Shahna Goswami and Karishma Tanna come together in the upcoming crime drama. “Hush Hush revolves around a set of women whose picture-perfect lives begin to come undone when an unexpected event brings to the fore secrets from their past and threatens everything that’s dear to them. Knitted in a web of lies, deceit and fighting patriarchy, the story explores the storm that brews behind the seemingly quiet façade of the privileged lives of these women,” reads the synopsis.
Streaming on September 22 on Amazon Prime Video
6. Hocus Pocus 2
If you’re a ‘90s kid, we’re sure you’ve been eagerly waiting for this one. Your favourite trio of witches is finally back to spook you after nearly 30 years. Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker reprise their role as the Sanders sisters in Hocus Pocus 2. The plot? Three teenagers accidentally bring back the Sanderson Sisters from the dead to modern-day Salem and must figure out how to stop the child-hungry witches from demolishing the entire town.
Streaming on Disney+ Hotstar on September 30
7. Plan A Plan B
Tamannaah Bhatia is a matchmaker who believes marriage is for everyone, except herself. Riteish Deshmukh is a successful divorce lawyer with a secret. When the two meet, will they fall in love?
Streaming on Netflix on September 30