With a new month now here, you’re no doubt wondering what Netflix is bringing and offering to its subscribers in the coming weeks. To make sure you see the latest and most exciting additions, we’ve taken a look at Netflix’s August lineup and narrowed it down to the most exciting and interesting projects.
It must be said, however, that we based our choices on a UK release schedule, so remember to check local listings for accurate information.
Untold: Jake Paul the problem child – Aug. 1
This sports documentary revolves around influencer, social media personality and boxer Jake Paul and explores how he went from YouTube star to professional athlete.
Heartstopper (season 2) – Aug. 3
The second season of the British romantic drama continues to unpack and explore the unlikely relationship formed between young adult, Charlie and Nick.
The Lincoln Lawyer (Season 2 Part 2) – Aug. 3
In the second part of the second season of the legal drama, The Lincoln Lawyer, Mickey Haller continues to provide legal services to those in need, all from a practice he runs out of the back of his Lincoln Town Car.
Zombieverse – Aug. 8
This Korean reality series puts a group of individuals through a series of demanding tasks designed to simulate and replicate a zombie apocalypse.
Painkiller – Aug. 10
This crime drama series stars Matthew Broderick as the changeable mind behind the Oxycontin prescription drug epidemic that swept across the United States.
One Piece – Aug. 31
The live-action adaptation of Echiira Oda’s iconic and beloved pirate anime series, One Piece, is almost here. This show will explore the world of endless oceans and see how Monkey D. Luffy and his pirate crew deal with the task of locating and claiming rare treasures in an attempt to become the Pirate King.
Ghostbusters Afterlife – Aug. 10
In the fantastic 2021 reboot of the iconic supernatural film series, Paul Rudd teams up with a team of young stars, including Mckenna Grace and Finn Wolfhard, all in an effort to prevent a group of vengeful ghosts from wreaking havoc in a Midwestern town.
Heart of Stone – Aug. 11
Netflix’s big action movie of the month sees Gal Gadot starring as the intelligence agent, Rachel Stone, as she works to prevent a hacker from stealing and releasing her agency’s most valuable weapon.
The Monkey King – Aug. 18
This animated adventure film seems to adapt the famous story of Sun Wukong, the Monkey King, as he travels from China to the West, meeting and overcoming all sorts of powerful creatures and beings along the way.