Time to add some spook to your social distancing routine with these new Netflix originals that are sure to get every ghost & ghoul on the couch in the Halloween spirits.
Listed in order of release date...
1) The Devil All the Time - Netflix Release Date: September 16th
Antonio Campos directs this massive ensemble thriller based on the book of the same name. It’s listed to be one of Netflix’s best hopes of 2020 to sweep next year’s award season (assuming they’re still going ahead).
2) The Worst Witch (Season 4) - Netflix Release Date: October 1st
*Kid friendly Choice - A popular albeit underappreciated kids series with a Halloween flavor will be returning for its fourth season on October 1st. Unfortunately for this season, Bella Ramsey was not involved with the show. Based on the novel, the British series follows Mildred Hubble who moves to Witch school.
3) Vampires vs the Bronx - Netflix Release Date: October 2nd
When vampires try to take over the Bronx, it’s down to a group of young people to defend their neighborhood. While they’re at it, they have a thing or two to say about gentrification, too…
4) Hubie Halloween - Netflix Release Date: October 7th
Adam Sandler will be spicing up your Halloween with a brand new comedy set around the festive holiday. Featuring a huge cast including the likes of Julie Brown, Steve Buscemi, Rob Schneider, Kevin James, Maya Rudolph, and Stranger Thing’s Noah Schnapp.
5) A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting - Netflix Release Date: October 9th
*Kid friendly Choice -The movie is based on the popular kids’ novel of the same name by Joe Ballarini. It’s been directed by Rachel Talalay, who also worked on Doctor Who and Sherlock. Our protagionist is a young babysitter, whose new job is disturbed by the presence of monsters. Starring Tom Felton of Harry Potter fame.
6) The Haunting of Bly Manor - Netflix Release Date: October 9th
The long-awaited follow-up to The Haunting of Hill House is coming out for Halloween 2020 and is the signature new horror series on the way from Netflix and Mike Flanagan.
7) Unsolved Mysteries: Volume 1& 2 - Netflix Release Date for S2: October 19th
This series uses re-enactments and interviews to retell the circumstances of, well, mysteries that are unsolved. Covering crimes, tales of lost love, unexplained history and paranormal events, viewers are encouraged to provide information that might solve the mystery.
8) Rebecca - Netflix Release Date: October 21
Fans of period-dramas will love this new adaptation of Daphne DuMaurier’s chilling iconic novel. After a whirlwind affair, a young woman marries a wealthy widower. But when she moves into his country estate, Manderley, she quickly realizes that their home – and their marriage – are haunted by the memory of his dead wife, Rebecca.
9) Cadaver / Kadaver - Netflix Release Date: October 22nd
Directed and written by Jarand Herdal, this Norweigen horror movie is set in the aftermath of a nuclear disaster. We’ll follow three survivors who were attending a charitable event at the time and one by one, people start to disappear.
Of course, there are a ton of new and old classics on Netflix & your other streaming services too. Comment below and let us know your favorite Halloween show/movie this season!