What’s coming soon to Netflix UK in August 2022?
James R | On 31, Jul 2022
Netflix is stepping up its fantasy game this month with the debut of The Sandman, based on Neil Gaiman’s graphic novels. It’s joined by a wave of genre fare, including real-time actioner Carter, horror anthology School Tales, the concluding chapter of the dark series Locke & Key, a slice of vampire thrills starring Jamie Foxx, and a dose of Tekken and He-Man animation. On a lighter note, there’s the final instalment of Never Have I Ever, timey-wimey romance in Look Both Ways, a new Selling Sunset spin-off and 13: The Musical.
Here’s what’s coming soon to Netflix UK in August 2022:
Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99: Season 1 – 3rd August
Woodstock ‘99 was supposed to be a millennium-defining celebration of peace, love and great music. Instead, the festival degenerated into an epic trainwreck of fires, riots and destruction. Utilizing rare insider footage and eyewitness interviews with an impressive list of festival staffers, performers and attendees, this docuseries goes behind the scenes to reveal the egos, greed and music that fueled three days of utter chaos.
Buba – 3rd August
When a small-town con artist joins the local mafia with his manipulative brother, his obsession with balancing his karma gets hilariously brutal.
Wedding Season – 4th August
Pressured by their parents to find spouses, Asha (Pallavi Sharda) and Ravi (Suraj Sharma) pretend to date in order to survive a summer of weddings— but find themselves falling for each other as they struggle to balance who they are with who their parents want them to be.
The Sandman: Season 1 – 5th August
There is another world that waits for all of us when we close our eyes and sleep — a place called the Dreaming, where The Sandman, Master of Dreams (Tom Sturridge), gives shape to all of our deepest fears and fantasies. But when Dream is unexpectedly captured and held prisoner for a century, his absence sets off a series of events that will change both the dreaming and waking worlds forever. To restore order, Dream must journey across different worlds and timelines to mend the mistakes he’s made during his vast existence, revisiting old friends and foes, and meeting new entities — both cosmic and human — along the way. Based on the DC comic series written by Neil Gaiman.
Carter – 5th August
A man with no memory has only one mission to complete. Witness nonstop, real-time action in this extreme action thriller.
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie – 5th August
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back in action and up to their teenage antics in this comedic adventure that raises the stakes higher than ever before.
Darlings – 5th August
Badru, a strong-minded woman and her mother decide to take matters in her own hands when it comes to Badru’s husband Hamza…
School Tales The Series: Season 1 – 10th August
Eight horrifying comics stories have been adapted into an 8-episode series that will scare everyone off the school ground at night: A girl jumping to her death; a haunted library; canteen food made from human flesh; a headless ghost in the school warehouse; a devil-infested room; a vengeful demon in an abandoned building; and a classroom where only dead students attend class. Prepare to face a new kind of fear. During the day, the school belongs to the students. But at night, it’s a different story.
Filmed in Supermarionation – 10th August
An acclaimed history of “Supermarionation”, this is the definitive story behind the puppetry and animation technique developed and used by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson and their team throughout the 1960s on series such as Stingray, Captain Scarlet and Thunderbirds. Hosted by Lady Penelope and Parker it features previously unseen archive footage, new interviews and clips from the shows themselves.
Locke & Key: Season 3 – 10th August
The series follows three siblings who, after the murder of their father, move to their ancestral home only to find the house has magical keys that give them a vast array of powers and abilities. But as the Locke children explore the mysterious objects, a demon awakens – and will stop at nothing to steal them. Season 3 sees the Locke family uncover a new threat with plans of his own for the keys – including, crucially, one that holds the power of time travel.
13: The Musical – 12th August
13 follows young Evan Goldman, as he grapples with his parents’ divorce following a move from New York City to small-town Indiana, prepares for his impending Bar Mitzvah, and navigates the complicated social circles of a new school.
Day Shift – 12th August
Jamie Foxx stars as a hard working blue collar dad who just wants to provide a good life for his quick-witted daughter, but his mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleaning job is a front for his real source of income, hunting and killing vampires as part of an international Union of vampire hunters.
Never Have I Ever: Season 3 – 12th August
Same nerds, new drama. Indian American teenager Devi (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) continues to deal with the everyday pressures of high school and drama at home, while also navigating new romantic relationships.
Memento – 14th August
Christopher Nolan’s gripping, mind-bending neo-noir is the most personal and disciplined of his career.
Look Both Ways – 17h August
Lili Reinhart stars as Natalie, a young woman whose life diverges into two different paths on the night of her college graduation. In one life, she becomes pregnant and must navigate motherhood as a young adult in her hometown and in the other she moves to LA to pursue her career. In both journeys, Natalie experiences life-changing love, pursues her dream career as an artist, and rediscovers herself.
Tekken: Bloodline: Season 1 – 18th August
Jin Kazama learned the family self-defense arts, Kazama-Style Traditional Martial Arts, from his mother at an early age. Even so, he was powerless when a monstrous evil suddenly appeared, destroying everything dear to him, changing his life forever. Angry at himself for being unable to stop it, Jin vowed revenge and sought absolute power to exact it. His quest will lead to the ultimate battle on a global stage — The King of Iron Fist Tournament.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe: Season 3 – 18th August
Everything has led to this – the final war as He-Man and the other masters must stop Skeletor from spreading havoc and save the cosmos…
Echoes: Season 1 – 19th August
Echoes is a mystery thriller about two identical twins, Leni and Gina, who share a dangerous secret. Since they were children, Leni and Gina have secretly swapped lives, culminating in a double life as adults: they share two homes, two husbands, and a child but everything in their perfectly choreographed world is thrown into disarray when one of the sisters goes missing.
The Girl in the Mirror: Season 1 – 19th August
After surviving a bus accident in which almost all her classmates die, Alma wakes up in a hospital with no memory of the incident… or of her past. Her house is full of memories that are not hers, and both amnesia and trauma cause her to experience night terrors and visions that she cannot clarify. With the help of her parents and friends, unknown to her, she will try to uncover the mystery surrounding the accident while struggling to recover her life and her identity.
Running with the Devil: The Wild World of John McAfee – 24th August
Through raw, revealing footage and interviews with fugitive tech pioneer John McAfee, this documentary uncovers new layers of his wild years on the run.
Selling The OC: Season 1 – 24th August
A fresh set of realtors square off, competing to establish themselves at The Oppenheim Group’s second office on the Orange County coast. Will the pressure prove too much for these agents to handle?
Mo: Season 1 – 24th August
In Texas, Mo straddles the line between two cultures, three languages and a pending asylum request while hustling to support his Palestinian family.
Other new releases coming soon to Netflix UK in August 2022
Needle in a Timestack
Big Tree City
Men on A Mission: Season 2022, Episode 20
Riverdale: Season 6, Episode 23 (Finale)
Café Minamdang: Season 1, Episode 11
Ricardo Quevedo: Tomorrow Will Be Worse
Café Minamdang: Season 1, Episode 12
Better Call Saul: Season 6, Episode 11
Shaka Inkosi YamaKhosi
Don’t Blame Karma!
Good Morning, Verônica: Season 2
Extraordinary Attorney Woo: Season 1. Episode 11
Lady Tamara: Season 1
Kakegurui Twin: Season 1
Super Giant Robot Brothers: Season 1
The Broken Hearts Gallery
Never Give Up: Season 1
Extraordinary Attorney Woo: Season 1. Episode 12
Change Days: Season 1, Episode 10
La Ultima Cena
For Military Merit
Ottomans vs Venetians: Battle for Crete
Peter Monoghan: A Portrait
Hunt for U-479
Her Private Hell
Nina Conti: Clowning Around
Life Behind the Stars
Is God a Number?
Maria Marten: Murder in The Red Barn
Alchemy of Souls: Season 1, Episode 15
No Regrets in Life: Season 1, Episode 8
Terror in Mumbai
Alchemy of Souls: Season 1, Episode 16
The Gentlemen’s League 2: Episode 44
Code Name: Emperor
Team Zenko Go: Season 2
Men on A Mission: Season 2022, Episode 21
Café Minamdang: Season 1, Episode 13
I Just Killed My Dad: Season 1
Café Minamdang: Season 1, Episode 14
Better Call Saul: Season 6, Episode 12
Everything: The Real Thing Story
Instant Dream Home: Season 1
Death of a Son
Bank Robbers: The Last Great Heist
Indian Matchmaking: Season 2
The Funeral Director
Iron Chef Brazil: Season 1
Extraordinary Attorney Woo: Season 1. Episode 13
DOTA: Dragon’s Blood: Book 3
Stay on Board: The Leo Baker Story
The Roads Not Taken
Extraordinary Attorney Woo: Season 1. Episode 14
Change Days: Season 1, Episode 11 (Finale)
A Model Family: Season 1
The Razz Guy
The Riddle of the Leaning Tower
The Shop at Sly Corner
Rules of the Game
The Story of… Cheese
The Story of… Coffee
The Story of… Beef
The Story of… Sugar
The Story of… Tea
The Story of… Ramadan
The Story of… Spice
The Lost Capital of Atlantis
The Haunted Journey
Alchemy of Souls: Season 1, Episode 17
No Regrets in Life: Season 1, Episode 9
A Clean Sweep: Season 1
Alchemy of Souls: Season 1, Episode 18
The Gentlemen’s League 2: Episode 45
Deepa & Anoop: Season 1
Men on A Mission: Season 2022, Episode 22
Café Minamdang: Season 1, Episode 15
Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist
Death Race: Inferno
Café Minamdang: Season 1, Episode 16
Better Call Saul: Season 6, Episode 13 (Finale)
Extraordinary Attorney Woo: Season 1. Episode 15
Inside the Mind of a Cat
Extraordinary Attorney Woo: Season 1. Episode 16 (Finale)
The Next 365 Days
Kleo: Season 1
The Cuphead Show!: Season 2
Fullmetal Alchemist: The Revenge of Scar
Travelling in the 70s: The Road to Freedom
Tough Trucks of Ethiopia
Alchemy of Souls: Season 1, Episode 19
No Regrets in Life: Season 1, Episode 10
Alchemy of Souls: Season 1, Episode 20 (Finale)
The Gentlemen’s League 2: Episode 46
Ridley Jones: Season 4
Men on A Mission: Season 2022, Episode 23
Café Minamdang: Season 1, Episode 17
Untold: The Rise and Fall of AND1
Chad and JT Go Deep: Season 1
Café Minamdang: Season 1, Episode 18 (Finale)
Lost Ollie: Season 1
Queer Eye: Brazil: Season 1
Under Fire: Season 1
Watch Out, We’re Mad
A Kidnapping Scandal: The Florence Cassez Affair: Season 1
Angry Birds: Summer Madness: Season 3
History 101: Season 2
Delhi Crime: Season 2
Marcella: Season 3
Ludik: Season 1
Iberia’s Natural Border
Europe’s Largest Desert
Killer IQ: Lion vs Hyena
No Regrets in Life: Season 1, Episode 11
The Gentlemen’s League 2: Episode 47
Men on A Mission: Season 2022, Episode 24
I Am a Killer: Season 3