You can always count on streaming platforms like Netflix, Disney+, and Viu for some of the most exciting films and TV shows every month. This November, they are serving up a feast of delectable content all month long, and if you’re still trying to find the perfect show to binge-watch over the upcoming weekend, then you’ve come to the right place. From the highly anticipated second season of Squid Game: The Challenge to the debut of Vigilante on Disney+, ahead, we’ve gathered some of the most exciting shows that you can look forward to this November.
The film follows Anne, played by Awkwafina, a brilliant but brilliant but tightly wound woman who’s obsessed with game shows. She’s joined by her estranged and troubled sister, Jenny (portrayed by Sandra Oh). Together, they embark on a journey to cover their mother’s gambling debts, but their mission takes an unexpected turn when Anne’s beloved dog is kidnapped. To secure the necessary funds, they set off on a chaotic cross-country adventure, relying on Anne’s game show prowess to transform her into a bona fide gameshow champion.
Quiz Lady is now on Disney+
Kim Jiyong, played by Nam Joo-hyuk, a dedicated police academy student and martial arts enthusiast, is driven by a traumatic past in which he witnessed his mother’s murder by a violent stranger. When he sees the same assailant released back into society, he takes matters into his own hands, setting off on a mission to confront and seek revenge against repeat offenders who have escaped justice. This pursuit unwittingly attracts media and police attention, forcing Jiyong to utilize his police training to continue his quest for revenge while evading capture.
Vigilante will premiere on Disney+ on 8 November
“Shohei Ohtani – Beyond the Dream” features extensive interviews with Ohtani — a Japanese baseball pitcher — his mentors, coaches, and peers. The documentary takes a comprehensive look at Ohtani’s illustrious career, tracing his humble beginnings in rural Japan, his transition into a two-way player, his initial professional experiences with the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters, and his long-anticipated move to the MLB with the Los Angeles Angels. Throughout the film, Ohtani shares reflections on his path, from realising his dreams and crafting his famous dream board to his victory in the 2023 WBC with Japan and his resilience in overcoming injuries.
Shohei Ohtani – Beyond the Dream will premiere on Disney+ on 17 November
Soeraja, the owner of the struggling Djagad Raya Kretek factory, has a hidden desire to meet a woman other than his wife, Jeng Yah. The wife was jealous because it was her husband’s last request. However, Soeraja’s three children, Lebas, Karim, and Tegar, embark on a quest across Java to locate Jeng Yah. While on this journey, they encounter a self-absorbed labourer who unravels the origins of Djagad Raya Clove Cigarettes, which rose to become the leading kretek brand in Indonesia and discover the poignant love story between their father and Jeng Yah.
Cigarette Girl is now on Netflix
This month, Squid Game fans will be treated to a refreshing new series inspired by the popular Korean thriller. Not to be confused with the upcoming season of the original show, this show follows 456 participants who will join the competition, all vying for the chance to win a life-altering prize of $4.56 million. Throughout their journey, they will engage in a variety of challenges inspired by the original show, enhanced with exciting new elements. As they progress, their strategies, alliances, and personal qualities will be thoroughly examined, with competitors gradually being eliminated from the game.
Squid Game: The Challenge will premiere on Netflix on 22 November
Bored of the same old dating shows? Welll, you’re in for a real treat with this upcoming reality dating show on Netflix. As its name suggests, the show zooms in on eight male and female actors from Korea and Japan as they live together, and pair up to try and land the lead roles in six mini K-dramas — and see if they fall in love. Dreams, romance and friendship intertwine in this dating series, promising a rollercoaster of emotions filled with love and heartbreak.
Love Like A K-Drama will premiere on Netflix on 28 November
“Moon in the Day” is a spellbinding romantic thriller deeply rooted in the concept of reincarnation, where the destinies of individuals from both the past and present are intricately connected.
Do Ha (portrayed by Kim Young-dae), a nobleman hailing from one of the ancient Three Kingdoms in Korea, was tragically murdered by his once-beloved companion. In a tale spanning 1,500 years, his vengeful spirit takes over the body of Han Jun-oh, a contemporary Korean movie star, driven by a burning desire to seek retribution against the very lover who ended his life in the distant past.
Moon in the Day is now on Viu
Featuring Lee Se-young from “The Red Sleeve” and rising star Bae In-hyuk, “The Story of Park’s Marriage Contract” is an adaptation of a popular webtoon with the same title.
This romantic comedy follows the journey of Park Yeon-yoo (played by Lee Se-young), a widowed woman from the Joseon era, who finds herself unexpectedly transported through time, waking up in the modern world of 2023. In this peculiar twist of fate, she becomes embroiled in a contractual marriage with Kang Tae-ha (portrayed by Bae In-hyuk), a man who bears an uncanny resemblance to her deceased husband and even shares the same name.
The Story of Park’s Marriage Contract will premiere on Viu from 24 November
For the second season of “The Genius Paik,” renowned celebrity chef Paik Jong-won teams up with PD Lee Woo-hyoung. In this new season, the connoisseurs embark on a culinary journey to Spain, and will see exciting guest appearances by stars like Hyoyeon from SNSD and Eric from THE BOYZ.
Join them on their delectable escapades as they bring the rich flavours of Korean cuisine to a worldwide audience.
The Genius Paik 2 is now on Viu