The mild dip in temperature heralds the approach of winter and promises more cosy evenings spent binge-watching entertaining media. You’ve come to the right place if your plans this week involve curling up in your room to binge-watch recently released films and on streaming services. Now that Halloween has passed, prepare to say goodbye to all of the creepy horror projects. A mixture of reality shows and more romantic dramas is to be expected to release soon. This week’s most anticipated new OTT and theatrical releases include the third season of Aarya, Takeshi’s Castle Japan, All the Light We Cannot See, and Priscilla and Sylvester Stallone’s Sly documentary.
What Happens Later – November 3
What Happens Later is a rom-com directed by Meg Ryan. When their flights get delayed due to a snowstorm, ex-lovers Willa (Ryan) and Bill (David Duchovny) cross paths and realise they are still attracted to each other, but they are also still annoyed with each other. Due to the snowstorm, Willa and Bill spend the night at the airport reliving their past and wondering if their reunion was a coincidence or if it was meant to be.
Priscilla – November 3
Priscilla is a biographical drama movie directed by Sofia Coppola and based on the 1985 memoir Elvis and Me by Priscilla Presley and Sandra Harmon. Priscilla follows the life of Priscilla Beaulieu (Cailee Spaeny) and her relationship with Elvis Presley (Jacob Elordi), from the moment they met to the many ups and downs in their famous relationship. Also starring in Priscilla are Dagmara DomiÅÂÂÂÂÃ‚Â„czyk, Rodrigo Fernandez-Stoll, Luke Humphrey, and Dan Beirne.
The Marsh King’s Daughter – November 3
The Marsh King’s Daughter is a psychological thriller directed by Neil Burger and based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Karen Dionne. The Marsh King’s Daughter tells the story of Helena Pelletier (Daisy Ridley), whose mother was abducted by the Marsh King (Ben Mendelsohn) two years before she was born, so she spent her childhood in captivity. When he breaks out of prison, Helena is convinced he will try to take her daughter, and so she sets out to outmanoeuvre the man who taught her how to survive in the wilderness. Also starring in The Marsh King’s Daughter are Garrett Hedlund, Caren Pistorius, Joey Carson, and Gil Birmingham.
The Ladykiller- November 3
The Ladykiller is a romantic thriller film that will be released in theatres on November 3, 2023. The film is directed by Ajay Bahl and stars Arjun Kapoor and Bhumi Pednekar. The film is about a small-town playboy who falls in love with a “self-destructive beauty”. Their whirlwind romance takes unexpected twists and turns, including a mysterious murder. The trailer shows the two characters engaging in passionate lovemaking, but Arjun gradually realises that everything is not as it seems.
Three Of Us- November 3
After being diagnosed with dementia, Shailaja Desai (Shefali Shah) decides to go back to her hometown with her husband. While on the trip, she meets her childhood friend Pradip Kamat (Jaideep Ahlawat). Things take a turn when the duo starts reminiscing about their past, creating problems for them.
Aarya Season 3- November 3
Aarya Sareen (Sushmita Sen) returns for a new season where she will be seen dealing with old and new enemies. Aarya bags a big deal from a Russian cartel, but the many obstacles in her way make it impossible for her to finish the deal and keep her children safe.
Locked In- November 1
Lina (Rose Williams) is an unhappy newlywed who is not liked by her rich, coldhearted mother-in-law, Katherine (Famke Janssen). Their bitter relationship leads to a cold war and a chain reaction that results in a love triangle, a murder and a plan to bring Lina down. This is going to be one of the best OTT releases this week.
All The Light We Cannot See- November 2
Based on Anthony Doerr’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name, the limited drama series follows two teenagers — Marie-Laure (Aria Mia Loberti), who is a blind French girl and Werner Pfennig (Louis Hofmann), who is a German boy forced to join and fight for the Nazi Regime, and their lives during the height of World War II.
Takeshi’s Castle- November 2
This week has some amazing OTT releases including Takeshi’s Castle. The show is making a comeback after 34 years with a promise of larger-scale drama and new, terrifying obstacles. Fans are even more excited as internet sensation Bhuvan Bam serves as the voice for the series.
Daily Dose Of Sunshine- November 3
Jung Da Eun (Park Bo Young) works as a nurse in the internal medicine department of a hospital. However, when she is transferred to the neuropsychiatry department, she finds it hard to navigate her draining new life at the department. She takes help from Chief Nurse Song Hyo Jin (Jang Dong Yoon) to deal with the patients and grow as a nurse.
Scam 2003: The Telgi Story – Volume 2- November 3
The show revolves around Abdul Karim Telgi and the stamped paper counterfeiting scam worth INR 30,000 crore that he committed in the early 2000s. The story is inspired by Sanjay Singh’s book Telgi Scam: Reporter’s Ki Diary. The first part received much love for the stellar acting by the cast.
Sly- November 3
Sylvester Stallone, who has entertained millions of fans for almost 50 years, retrospects his flourishing career as an actor, writer, and director-producer, paralleling his stirring life story. Don’t forget to add this documentary to your list of new movies in OTT this week.
Aankh Micholi- November 3
The story revolves around a family of misfits where the sister is blind, one brother is deaf and another brother stammers. The family is looking for a suitable husband for the girl and stumbles upon the perfect guy. They decide to hide the secrets about the family and set on a mission to get the girl married to him by any means.
As you can see, this week brings a diverse array of entertainment options, from romantic comedies to psychological thrillers, and biographical dramas to nostalgic comebacks.