‘Toot Toot, Chugga Chugga’ the big red car pays a visit to Prime Video this October, bringing a backstage pass to one of the world’s greatest entertainment stories in, Hot Potato: The Story of The Wiggles. Upload returns for its third season; Academy Award winners, Tommy Lee Jones and Jamie Foxx star in The Burial based on the true events of funeral homeowner Jeremiah O’Keefe and his fight to save his family business; and the fifth and final instalment of the After franchise, After Everything finds Hardin struggling to move forward; Simon Pegg, Minnie Driver and Christopher Lloyd star in Nandor Fodor And The Talking Moose and in documentary Silver Dollar Road the covert ways the legal system has been exploited to keep Black land ownership fragile and the racial wealth gap growing is exposed.
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TOTALLY KILLER - FRIDAY 6 OCTOBER
35 years after the shocking murder of three teens, the infamous “Sweet Sixteen Killer“ returns on Halloween night to claim a fourth victim. 17-year-old Jamie (Kiernan Shipka) ignores her overprotective mom’s (Julie Bowen) warning and comes face to face with the masked maniac and on the run for her life, accidentally time travels back to 1987, the year of the original killings. Forced to navigate the unfamiliar and outrageous culture of the 1980s, Jamie teams up with her teen mom (Olivia Holt) to take down the killer once and for all before she’s stuck in the past forever.
Totally Killer stars Kiernan Shipka, Olivia Holt, Charlie Gillespie, Lochlyn Munro, Troy L. Johnson, Liana Liberato, Kelcey Mawema, Stephi Chin-Salvo, Anna Diaz, Ella Choi, Jeremy Monn-Djasngar, Nathaniel Appiah, Jonathan Potts with Randall Park and Julie Bowen.
MAKE ME SCREAM - HALLOWEEN SPECILAL - TUESDAY 3 OCTOBER
Halloween spooktacular event Make Me Scream, is an one-hour special hosted by horror fanatics and life-partners Tempestt Bledsoe (The Cosby Show) and Darryl M. Bell (A Different World), this hilariously horrifying Halloween special features three celebrity teams - led by Jaleel White (Family Matters), Shoniqua Shandai (Harlem), and rapper Lil Xan—that embark on a game where they must face a series of bone-chilling scare zones while trying NOT to scream, in order to survive the night and take home the prestigious Medal of Mayhem. Grab your friends for a Halloween watch party, whatever you do … don’t watch alone!
HOT POTATO: THE STORY OF THE WIGGLES - TUESDAY 24 OCTOBER
From Emmy-nominated director, Sally Aitken (Playing With Sharks, David Stratton: A Cinematic Life), this is the improbable story of The Wiggles, four friends who record a one-off album of children’s music in the early ‘90s and change the global music industry forever. Recognisable by their blue, red, yellow and purple skivvies, Anthony Field, Murray Cook, Greg Page, and Jeff Fatt become an unlikely music phenomenon equipped with early childhood teaching fundamentals and a dose of self-belief. Surmounting numerous rejections from industry producers, The Wiggles take their career into their own hands and become the most successful children’s act of all time.
Hot Potato: The Story of The Wiggles is a backstage pass to one of the world's greatest entertainment stories and features decades of personal archive and intimate access to their sell-out shows. It’s the story of a life of music, friendship, joy and the enduring power of the child in all of us. Featuring Anthony Field, Greg Page, Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Simon Pryce, Lachlan Gillespie, Tsehay Hawkins, Caterina Mete, Evie Ferris, John Pearce, Lucia Field, Emma Watkins, Sam Moran, Paul Field, Paul Paddick, Jackie Cannizzaro..
UPLOAD SEASON 3 - FRIDAY 20 OCTOBER
Upload is a sci-fi comedy series from Emmy-winning writer Greg Daniels (The Office, Parks and Recreation, King of the Hill), set in a technologically advanced future where holographic phones, self-driving vehicles, AI assistance, and 3D food printers are the norm. And, forget about dying – instead, you’ll be “uploaded” to a virtual reality afterlife, and enjoy all the comforts of a world-class resort. Provided you can afford it. In Upload Season Three, we pick back up with Nora and freshly downloaded Nathan as they navigate their relationship, while racing to stop the mysterious conspiracy that threatens to destroy millions of lives. Can they shut down Freeyond, and finally have a real life together? Or is it just a matter of time until Nathan’s head explodes? Meanwhile, in Lakeview, a backup copy of Nathan has been activated and Ingrid’s not about to let this second chance at love slip away. Back in the real world, Aleesha rises through the ranks of Horizen by managing AI education, and falls into a new romantic relationship. And Luke, all alone in Lakeview, is forced to come up with the funds to pay for his stay in paradise, driving him to work in The Grey Zone.
THE BURIAL - FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER
Inspired by true events, when a handshake deal goes sour, funeral homeowner Jeremiah O’Keefe (Academy Award winner Tommy Lee Jones) enlists charismatic, smooth-talking attorney Willie E. Gary (Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx) to save his family business. Tempers flare and laughter ensues as the unlikely pair bond while exposing corporate corruption and racial injustice in this inspirational, triumphant story.
AFTER EVERYTHING - FRIDAY 6 OCTOBER
The fifth and final instalment of the After franchise finds Hardin struggling to move forward. Besieged by writer’s block and the crushing breakup with Tessa, Hardin travels to Portugal in search of a woman he wronged in the past – and to find himself. Hoping to win back Tessa, he realises he needs to change his ways before he can make the ultimate commitment.
NANDOR FODOR AND THE TALKING MONGOOSE - FRIDAY 27 OCTOBER
Writer and director Adam Sigal's new darkly comic tale is based on true events and finds Simon Pegg as Nandor Fodor – the Hungarian-American psychoanalyst, known as the father of parapsychology — on his search to discover the real Talking Mongoose, “Gef.” Minnie Driver is Fodor’s assistant Anne, who journeys with him into uncharted territory.
AWARENESS - WEDNESDAY 11 OCTOBER
Ian, a rebellious teenager living on the outskirts of society, can manipulate minds with his ability to generate visual illusions. He uses this power to survive - running small, indiscreet, scams. When one of his cons goes awry, his abilities publicly spiral out of control and Ian becomes the target of two rival organizations, each seeking to exploit his powers.
PANTHEON - FRIDAY 15 OCTOBER
The thrilling speculative drama is centered on a bullied teen, Maddie (Katie Chang), who receives mysterious help from someone online: a stranger soon revealed to be her recently deceased father, David (Daniel Dae Kim), whose consciousness has been uploaded to the Cloud following an experimental destructive brain scan. David is the first of a new kind of being – an “Uploaded Intelligence” or “UI” – but he will not be the last, as a global conspiracy unfolds that threatens to trigger a new kind of world war.
SILVER DOLLAR ROAD - FRIDAY 20 OCTOBER
From Academy-Award Nominee Raoul Peck, Silver Dollar Road follows the story of the Reels family as told by the matriarch Mamie Reels Ellison and her niece Kim Renee Duhon, two fierce and clear-eyed women bending to safeguard valiantly their ancestors' land and their brothers and uncles Melvin and Licurtis, who were wrongfully imprisoned for eight years - the longest sentence for civil contempt in North Carolina history. This documentary, based on the 2019 ProPublica article, highlights the covert ways the legal system has been exploited to keep Black land ownership fragile and the racial wealth gap growing.
THE OTHER ZOEY - FRIDAY 20 OCTOBER
Zoey Miller (Josephine Langford), a smart computer major who thinks she has love all figured out, has her life turned upside down when Zach (Drew Starkey), a popular college soccer player, gets amnesia and mistakes Zoey as his girlfriend. Before she can reveal the truth, she meets Zach's cousin, Miles (Archie Renaux), with whom she has a lot in common. Pretending to be Zach's girlfriend, she realizes she has feelings for both of them and is forced to confront her fears to make an impossible decision.
MR.DRESSUP: THE MAGIC OF MAKE-BELIEVE - TUESDAY 10 OCTOBER
Mr. Dressup: The Magic of Make-Believe tells the origins and history of Canada’s favourite children’s show, Mr. Dressup, which built a legacy of kindness, patience, inclusiveness, and creativity in 4,000 episodes across 29 years on CBC. With never-before-seen footage and interviews, the documentary reveals Ernie Coombs’ two passions: Entertaining others with childlike wonderment and kindness, and the love for his wife and family, who were his support system and biggest fans. From his early days working with Fred Rogers, to his remarkable creative collaboration with puppeteer Judith Lawrence (voice and creator of Casey and Finnegan), to the struggles to fund the iconic series, and finally, his second act touring college campuses, the documentary shows the highs and lows of the creative force that helped raise Canadian children for well over four decades.
EVERYBODY LOVES DIAMONDS - FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER
Everybody Loves Diamonds is an Italian heist series with a comedic twist inspired by the 2003 “Antwerp Diamond Heist”, dubbed “the world's largest theft of diamonds” by media around the world. The eight-part series will follow a team of small-time Italian thieves, led by Leonardo Notarbartolo (Kim Rossi Stuart), who manages to deceive top-level security with a genius mastermind plan and steal millions of dollars’ worth of precious stones from the Antwerp Diamond Centre.
DESPERATELY SEEKING SOULMATE: ESCAPING TWIN FLAMES UNIVERSE - FRIDAY 6 OCTOBER
Desperately Seeking Soulmate: Escaping Twin Flames Universe delves into the world of Twin Flames Universe, an online group run out of suburban Michigan by the captivating YouTube influencers Jeff and Shaleia Divine. The couple’s promise is to match members with their perfect partner, but former participants describe the extreme lengths they have taken in order to claim their “twin flame.” Journalist Alice Hines soon discovers that the promise of true love may come at a price. With real life testimony from former members, exclusive video footage with the group’s leaders Jeff and Shaleia, as well as sit-downs with families of those who remain involved, this spellbinding docuseries recounts the origin story of Twin Flames Universe through the present day—where the group remains active. From encouraging rabid pursuit of exes to attempting to influence members’ sexual orientations and gender identities, each episode uncovers a new shocking truth behind this online community.
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