New to Apple TV+ this month

'Shantaram' | October 14

Based on the internationally best-selling novel by Gregory David Roberts and starring Charlie Hunnam, 'Shantaram' follows a fugitive named Lin Ford looking to get lost in vibrant and chaotic 1980's Bombay. Alone in an unfamiliar city, Lin struggles to avoid the trouble he’s running from in this new place.

'Raymond and Ray' | October 21

'Raymond and Ray' follows half-brothers Raymond (Ewan McGregor) and Ray (Ethan Hawke) who have lived in the shadow of a terrible father. Somehow, they still each have a sense of humour, and his funeral is a chance for them to reinvent themselves. There’s anger, there’s pain, there’s folly, there might be love, and there’s definitely grave-digging.

'Acapulco' Season Two | October 21

'Acapulco' is a bilingual comedy series that tells the story of twenty-something Máximo Gallardo (Enrique Arrizon), whose dream comes true when he gets the job of a lifetime as a cabana boy at the hottest resort in Acapulco. Season two picks up right on the heels of season one, in 1985, Máximo must contend with upheaval at the resort, unexpected problems at home and a new love interest who just might rival the girl of his dreams.

'Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues' | October 28

The documentary offers an intimate and revealing look at the world-changing musician, presented through a lens of archival footage and never-before-heard home recordings and personal conversations. This definitive documentary, directed by Sacha Jenkins, honours Armstrong's legacy as a founding father of jazz, one of the first internationally known and beloved stars, and a cultural ambassador of the United States. A Sacha Jenkins Jammie produced by Imagine Documentaries, the film shows how Armstrong’s own life spans the shift from the Civil War to the Civil Rights movement, and how he became a lightning rod figure in that turbulent era.


'Life by Ella' | September 2

'Life by Ella' follows Ella as she returns to school with a brand new perspective, excitement for what the future holds, and a major "seize the day" mentality following her stint with cancer. With her best friend by her side, she is ready to tackle everything she was too afraid of before, and determined not to let the minutiae of fake friends and social media status distract her.

'Gutsy' | September 9

An eight-part documentary event following Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton as they celebrate the gutsy women who inspire them. Based on the Clintons’ acclaimed New York Times bestselling book, 'The Book of Gutsy Women', the docuseries features Hillary and Chelsea as they embark on a thought-provoking journey to speak with pioneering women artists, activists, community leaders and everyday heroes who show us what it truly means to be gutsy.

'Central Park' Season Three | September 9

In the third season of 'Central Park', as Bitsy continues her relentless pursuit to buy the park, Owen embarks on a new promotional campaign to make more people fall in love with it, and Paige finds herself busier than ever when she lands her first book deal.

'Sidney' | September 23

From producer Oprah Winfrey and directed by Reginald Hudlin, this revealing documentary honors the legendary Sidney Poitier and his legacy as an iconic actor, filmmaker and activist at the center of Hollywood and the Civil Rights Movement. Featuring candid interviews with Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Robert Redford, Lenny Kravitz, Barbra Streisand, Spike Lee and many more, the film is also produced by Derik Murray, in close collaboration with the Poitier family.

'The Greatest Beer Run Ever' | September 30

Zac Efron and Russell Crowe, 'The Greatest Beer Run Ever' is directed by Peter Farrelly and hails from Skydance Media. The screenplay is adapted by Farrelly, Brian Currie and Pete Jones, and is based on the book 'The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty and War', by Joanna Molloy and John "Chickie" Donohue. It is the true story of Donohue, who left New York in 1967 for Vietnam to track down and share a few beers with his childhood friends while they were serving in combat.


'Luck' | August 5

'Luck' centres around the story of Sam Greenfield (voiced by Eva Noblezada), the unluckiest person in the world. When she discovers the never-before-seen Land of Luck, Sam must unite with the magical creatures there to turn her luck around. When she ages out of foster care, Sam discovers the Land of Luck and embarks on a quest that could change her luck forever. Simon Pegg provides the voice for Bob, a lucky black cat from the Land of Luck, where the Captain, voiced by Whoopi Goldberg, stands guard as the head of security. Bob becomes Sam’s partner in the quest to find a lucky penny in hopes of preserving his lucky life.

'Five Days at Memorial' | August 12

Based on actual events and adapted from the book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sheri Fink, 'Five Days at Memorial' is an eight-episode limited series that chronicles the impact of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath on a local hospital. The series is directed by Carlton Cuse, John Ridley and Wendey Stanzler, and stars Vera Farmiga, Robert Pine and Cherry Jones.

'Bad Sisters' | August 19

The newest comedy from creator and star Sharon Horgan, 'Bad Sisters' is a delicious blend of both dark comedy and thriller set in the breathtaking coast of Ireland. The new 10-episode series follows the lives of the Garvey sisters, who are bound together by the premature death of their parents and a promise to always protect one another. In addition to Horgan, Anne-Marie Duff, Eva Birthistle, Sarah Greene and Eve Hewson star as the Garvey sisters.

'See' Season Three | August 26

'See' is set in a brutal and primitive future, hundreds of years after humankind has lost the ability to see. In the third and final season, almost a year has passed since Baba Voss (Jason Momoa) defeated his nemesis brother Edo and bid farewell to his family to live remotely in the forest. But when a Trivantian scientist develops a new and devastating form of sighted weaponry that threatens the future of humanity, Baba returns to Paya in order to protect his tribe once more.  


'Black Bird' | July 8

Inspired by actual events, when high school football hero and decorated policeman’s son Jimmy Keene (Taron Egerton) is sentenced to 10 years in a minimum-security prison, he is given the choice of a lifetime — enter a maximum-security prison for the criminally insane and befriend suspected serial killer Larry Hall (Paul Walter Hauser), or stay where he is and serve his full sentence with no possibility of parole.

'Trying' | July 22

After a dramatic end to season two, the eight-episode third season picks up with Nikki (Esther Smith) and Jason (Rafe Spall) waking up as new parents to two children they are still getting to know. Now they just have to keep hold of them, which proves to be trickier than they initially thought. Thrown straight into the parental deep end, Nikki and Jason’s relationships with each other and with their nearest and dearest are tested as they desperately try to navigate the ups and downs of parenting — while hanging onto their kids, and their sanity.

'Surface' | July 29

Set in high-end San Francisco, 'Surface', stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw ('The Morning Show') as Sophie, a woman who has suffered a traumatic head injury that has left her with extreme memory loss, believed to be a result of a suicide attempt. As Sophie embarks on a quest to put the pieces of her life back together with the help of her husband and friends, she begins to question whether or not the truth she is told is in fact the truth she has lived.


'Physical' Season Two | June 3

From creator, writer and executive producer Annie Weisman, season two of 'Physical' finds our hero Sheila Rubin (Rose Byrne) having successfully launched her first fitness video only to encounter some new and bigger obstacles on her path. She is torn between loyalty to her husband (Scovel) and the values he represents, and a dangerous attraction to someone else. And since she’s no longer the only game in town, she finds herself having to outrun some fierce new competitors on the road to building a full-fledged fitness empire. 

'For All Mankind' Season Three | June 10

The propulsive new season of the alternate-reality series takes viewers to a new decade, moving into the early ‘90s with a high-octane race to a new planetary frontier: MARS. The Red Planet becomes the new front in the Space Race not only for the U.S. and the Soviet Union, but also an unexpected new entrant with a lot to prove and even more at stake.  Our characters find themselves going head-to-head as their ambitions for Mars come into conflict and their loyalties are tested, creating a pressure cooker that builds to a climactic conclusion.

'Cha Cha Real Smooth' | June 17

Winner of the 2022 Sundance Film Festival U.S. Dramatic Audience Award, 'Cha Cha Real Smooth' stars Cooper Raiff as 22-year-old Andrew, who is fresh out of college and without a clear life path going forward and stuck back at home with his family in New Jersey. But if there’s one thing that belongs on his nonexistent résumé, it’s how to get a party started, which lands him the perfect job of motivational dancing at the bar and bat mitzvahs for his younger brother’s classmates. When Andrew befriends a local mom, Domino, and her daughter, Lola, he finally discovers a future he wants—even if it might not be his own. Raiff writes, directs, and stars alongside Dakota Johnson, Brad Garrett, Leslie Mann, and newcomers Vanessa Burghardt and Evan Assante in this tale of unconventional love that brims with emotional honesty.

'Home' Season Two | June 17

The innovative Emmy Award-nominated design docuseries returns for season two with 10 brand-new destinations — offering viewers a never-before-seen look inside the world’s most innovative homes. Each episode in the second season of “Home” unveils the boundary-pushing imagination of the visionaries who dared to dream and build them around the world, including the Netherlands, South Africa, Indonesia, Australia, Mexico, Iceland, and more. Through these unique stories from the homeowners, their deep intention and unique vision is unveiled in the remarkable homes they’ve created, leaving an indelible impact on those around them.


'Loot' is a new Apple original comedy series from creators Alan Yang ('Master of None') and Matt Hubbard ('30 Rock') starring Maya Rudolph, Michaela Jaé (Mj) Rodriguez, Joel Kim Booster and more. The new comedy follows Molly (played by Maya Rudolph), a woman whose seemingly perfect life is upended after her husband leaves her with nothing but 87 billion dollars.

Loot on Apple TV+