The shows and films being added to Netflix this week
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The shows and films being added to Netflix this week

The start of the new week can be daunting. Five full days until the next weekend, you’re gonna need a few weekday pick-me-ups, right? Luckily for you, Netflix has got entertainment covered. 

Among the most exciting things coming to the streaming service is John Lee Hancock’s Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, which will be arriving on Netflix on October 5th. Based on a short story by Stephen King, this new horror film follows a teenager who befriends an elderly man who shortly dies after their newfound relationship. Visiting his grave, the boy sends texts one last message to the man, only to receive an eerie reply from the deceased ghost himself.

Starring Jaeden Martell, Donald Sutherland, Cyrus Arnold, Alexa Niziak, Kirby Howell, Baptiste, and Joe Tippett, the new film adds to a wealth of horror content coming to Netflix this Halloween season

As well as Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, the brand new thriller flick Luckiest Girl Alive also hits the streaming service on October 7th. Starring Mila Kunis, Connie Britton, Jennifer Beals, Finn Wittrock, Scoot McNairy, and Justine Lupe, the intense thriller follows a woman in New York who is asked by a documentarian to discuss a past trauma, whereupon her dark past begins to unfurl. 

Take a look a the full list of new content coming to the streaming service, below.

New films and TV series coming to Netflix

Oct. 2

  • Forever Queens 

Oct. 3

  • Chip and Potato: Season 4
  • Jexi

Oct. 4

  • Hasan Minhaj: The King’s Jester

Oct. 5

  • Bling Empire: Season 3 
  • High Water
  • Jumping from High Places 
  • Mr. Harrigan’s Phone
  • Nailed It!: Season 7
  • The Fight for Justice: Paolo Guerrero
  • The Trapped 13: How We Survived the Thai Cave 
  • Togo 

Oct. 6

  • Aftershock: Everest and the Nepal Earthquake 
  • The Joys and Sorrows of Young Yuguo 

Oct. 7

  • Conversations with a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapes 
  • Derry Girls: Season 3 
  • Doll House
  • Glitch 
  • Kev Adams: The Real Me 
  • Luckiest Girl Alive 
  • Man on Pause 
  • The Midnight Club 
  • The Mole
  • Oddballs 
  • Old People
  • The Redeem Team 
  • Tiger & Bunny 2 Part 2