HBO Max has a great offering of shows and movies coming to the platform in October right on time for the holiday season with multiple documentaries on the cards.
There are a host of intriguing documentaries as well as a few returning series coming to HBO Max such as the second season of Avenue 5 and the third season of Pennyworth.
Here is a list of the top 8 upcoming shows & movies on HBO Max in October 2022:
1. Yvonne Orgi: A Whole Me
Cast: Yvonne Orji, Chinedu Unaka
Yvonne Orji is a Nigerian American comedian and in this special, she talks about her life growing up with immigrant parents and shares her thoughts on various issues like dating and the pandemic.
The special also includes a couple of comedy sketches on similar topics that involve Yvonne and some fellow comedians.
Release date: 1 October
2. Wahl Street season 2
Cast: Mark Wahlberg
The cameras continue to follow actor Mark Wahlberg as he balances his film career with his various other entrepreneurial interests. This season captures Wahlberg dealing with the grief of losing his mother and trying to stay positive during the pandemic.
The series captures Wahlberg at his most vulnerable and his most optimistic as he vows to stick with his businesses during a difficult time while also taking care of his general health as he gets closer to turning 50.
Release date: 6 October
3. Pennyworth season 3
Cast: Jack Bannon, Ben Aldridge, Emma Paetz, Ryan Fletcher, Paloma Faith
Season 3 of Pennyworth sees Alfred meet with Patrick Wayne who hires him for a job taking down some very innovative drug dealers who have created some sort of mind control drug.
Alfred also has to deal with a government conspiracy involving human experiments along with his usual band of accomplices, Bazza, Daveboy and Martha. Bet Sykes also plays a prominent part during this season.
Release date: 6 October
4. Habla Loud
Cast: Wilson Cruz, Nicolas Entel, Isabella Gomez, Olga Merediz, Carla Morrison, Residente
Habla Loud is a documentary that shines a light on people from the Latin community and how they broke into the various occupations that they’re from.
These people talk about the importance of identity and representation and they share stories that come deep from within so that others may understand the struggle and sacrifices they have made while also getting a look at how they succeeded.
Release date: 7 October
5. Avenue 5 season 2
Cast: Hugh Laurie, Josh Gad, Zach Woods, Andy Buckley, Rebecca Front
The chaos inside the Avenue 5 ship continues as Ryan and the other members of the crew try to maintain order amongst the angry passengers.
There’s also the issue of the ship flying towards the sun which doesn’t seem like an ideal situation.
Release date: 10 October
6. The Vow: Part II
Cast: Bonnie Piesse, Sarah Edmondson, Mark Vicente, Anthony Ames, Catherine Oxenberg
The story continues The Vow part focuses on the trial of Keith Raniere, the leader of a massive sex cult NXIVM while also looking at the role his wife, Nancy Salzman played in the group.
Survivors of the cult get to tell their story as experts give their opinions and thoughts on everything that transpired and how it affected society as a whole.
Release date: 17 October
Cast: Francisco Ortiz, Veki Velilla, Emilio Gutiérrez Caba, Nico Romero, Marina Gatell
Garcia is a supersoldier who first got his powers in the 1950s during the Francoist regime in Spain after which he was cryogenised. When a reporter named Antonia wakes him up, Garcia finds himself completely out of his depth in the modern world in this fictional series.
Release date: 28 October
8. The White Lotus season 2
Cast: F. Murray Abraham, Jennifer Coolidge, Adam DiMarco, Meghann Fahy, Beatrice Grannò
Season 2 of White Lotus is set in Sicily but will have much of the same drama and hijinks as the first one. A few characters reprise their roles while a handful of new patrons arrive to cause more trouble.
There’s the expected animosity between certain guests as all the human vices come out to play in the 7 episode anthology series.
Release date: 30 October
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