Sometimes when we review all of the new movies heading to Netflix each week, there are some really light loads—and then there are crazy weeks like this one. Over the next four days, a whopping 11 movies will be added to Netflix’s digital lineup.
There’s a healthy mix of Netflix Originals, Oscar-winners and foreign features to choose from this week. Here’s every one of them, with trailers and premier dates to boot:
Octonauts & the Great Barrier Reef
Plot summary: In this musical special, the Octonauts must find a way to hold back hungry swarms of coral-eating starfish to save a new friend’s fragile reef home.
BERKELEY, NJ — Somebody once asked George Lucas how to break into the movie business. The “Star Wars” visionary simply said, “Somehow.” Charley Parlapanides remembered that moment as he and his brother reflected on going from Seaside Park to Central Regional schools to Hollywood.
Netflix will release Charley and Vlas Parlapanides’s anime-style series “Blood of Zeus” on Oct. 27. The program revolves around Heron, a commoner on the outskirts of ancient Greece, discovering secrets of his past and trying to save heaven and earth.
Watch the trailer below:
Influences for the series include sagas of epic worlds with otherworldly characters — “The Lord of the Rings,” “Star Wars” and Greek mythology. But it wouldn’t have been possible without the brothers’ humble, small-town, Greek-American upbringings.
“We grew up in the Jersey Shore — immigrant family who believed in working hard and getting educated,” Charley said. “We felt we had to get