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Coming Up On Netflix – August 2020

This month on Netflix you can expect a wide variety of fun-filled entertainment! Hosted by the hilarious Steve Harvey, Family Feud South Africa is making its way to Netflix this August. Jamie Foxx & Joseph Gorden-Levitt star in the action-packed blockbuster, Project Power and The devil himself returns for Season 5 of Lucifer. All this and more on Netflix!

Highlights

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Family Feud South Africa 8/14/2020

In this iconic game show, two families compete to name the most popular responses to gathered survey questions in order to win cash and prizes.

International Content

Project Power – Netflix Original Film 8/14/2020

An ex-soldier, a teen and a cop collide in New Orleans as they hunt for the source behind a dangerous new pill that grants users temporary superpowers.

Lucifer: Season 5 – Netflix Original Series 8/21/2020

Lucifer makes a tumultuous return, Chloe rethinks romance, Ella finally finds a nice guy, and Amenadiel adjusts to the whole fatherhood thing.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs The Reverend – Netflix Original Film 8/5/2020

It’s an interactive Kimmy special! Kimmy’s getting married, but first she has to foil the reverend’s evil plot. It’s your move: What should she do next?

Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story Netflix Original Series 8/14/2020

Based on the headline-making crime, socialite Betty Broderick hits a homicidal boiling point during a bitter divorce from her unfaithful husband.

I AM KILLER: Released – Netflix Original Series 8/28/2020

Can a cold-blooded killer, sentenced to death for a brutal murder almost 30 years ago, reintegrate into a society they barely know?

Modern Family: Season 10 – 8/1/2020

Three different but related families face trials and tribulations in their own uniquely comedic ways.

Gotham: Season 5 – 8/1/2020

The story behind Detective James Gordon’s rise to prominence in Gotham City in the years before Batman’s arrival.

THE GOVERNOR S1 – 8/8/2020

The Governor is the riveting tale of Angela Ochello, the Deputy Governor of Savannah State, who with no governorship ambitions finds herself suddenly entangled in a web of political intrigue after the untimely death of the incumbent Governor. As audiences embark on this journey with Angela, they get to see how, with the help of her trusted Chief of Staff, she learns how to maneuver through the rough and shark-infested waters of politics whilst balancing the demands of her matrimonial home.

DERE: AN AFRICAN TALE S1 – 8/15/2020

Introducing the perfect African Cinderella story. The happy life of a young lady encounters a sudden turn of unpredictable events that will shape her life forever and lead her to finding true love. This is a gripping fairy tale of how love conquers all with an African twist.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – 8/15/2020

Three years after the Jurassic World theme park was closed down, Owen and Claire return to Isla Nublar to save the dinosaurs when they learn that a once dormant volcano on the island is active and is threatening to extinguish all life there. Along the way, Owen sets out to find Blue, his lead raptor, and discovers a conspiracy that could disrupt the natural order of the entire planet. Life has found a way, again.

OJOS IN D’HOUSE S1 – 8/22/2020

Ojo’s in D’ House is a hilarious sitcom set around the Shenanigans of a middle class Lagos family and all Mrs. Ojo seems concerned with is keeping up appearances.

American Psycho – 8/26/2020

A wealthy New York City investment banking executive, Patrick Bateman, hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies.

Full Content List

Find some of our favorite licensed titles coming to the service below:

Modern Family: Season 10 – 8/1/2020
Gotham: Season 5 – 8/1/2020
THE GOVERNOR S1 – 8/8/2020
DERE: AN AFRICAN TALE S1 – 8/15/2020
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – 8/15/2020
OJOS IN D’HOUSE S1 – 8/22/2020
American Psycho – 8/26/2020

Licensed titles are films and series created by production companies such as Disney, Marvel and Warner Brothers, and licensed to Netflix for streaming.

Below is a list of Original titles coming to the service this August. Original titles are films and series produced and / or owned by Netflix.

1 August 2020

Super Monsters: The New Class – Netflix Kids & Family
New adventures, new friends! The Super Monsters welcome a new class of pint-sized preschoolers to Pitchfork Pines. Meet Olive, Rocky, Sami and Zane!

2 August 2020

Connected – Netflix Original Documentaries
Science journalist Latif Nasser investigates the fascinating and intricate ways that we are connected to each other, the world and the universe at large.

3 August 2020

Immigration Nation – Netflix Original Documentaries
This documentary series offers a unique and nuanced view of the ongoing struggles in America’s broken immigration system.

4 August 2020

Mundo Misterio – Netflix Original Series 04/08
Factual television series which explores topics related to science and history, hosted by Felipe Castanhari.

Sam Jay: 3 In The Morning – Netflix Original Comedy Series 4 August
Comedian and “Saturday Night Live” writer Sam Jay performs a stand-up special filmed live in Atlanta.

A Go! Go! Cory Carson Summer Camp – Netflix Kids & Family
Cory’s spending the summer at Camp Friendship with his best friend, Freddie. But jealousy flares when Freddie brings his cousin Rosie along for the ride.

Malibu Rescue: The Next Wave – Netflix Kids & Family
As summer returns to Malibu, Team Flounder takes to the beach to host — and unexpectedly compete in — the International Beachmaster Competition.

5 August 2020

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs The Reverend – Netflix Film
It’s an interactive Kimmy special! Kimmy’s getting married, but first she has to foil the Reverend’s evil plot. It’s your move: What should she do next?

World’s Most Wanted – Netflix Original Documentaries
Heinous criminals have avoided capture despite massive rewards and global investigations. This docuseries profiles some of the world’s most wanted.

Anelka : L’Incompris – Netflix Original Documentaries
Intolerable, incomparable or both? Famed French footballer Nicolas Anelka’s controversial legacy is examined in this in-depth documentary.

6 August 2020

The Rain: Season 3 – Netflix Original Series
When the Bárbara de Braganza sets sail from Argentina to Mexico, Eva joins a mission to root out a scientist harboring a fatal virus on board.

7 August 2020

Selling Sunset: Season 3 – Netflix Original Series
Big changes come to The Oppenheim Group as a major sale closes, the agents consider career moves, and one broker faces a very public breakup.

Sing On! Germany – Netflix Original Series
In this karaoke competition hosted by Palina Rojinski, contestants must hit the right note for a chance to win up to 30,000 euros.

Tiny Creatures – Netflix Original Series
Epic stories of survival unfold in hidden worlds across the U.S. as this nature documentary series captures the fascinating lives of little animals.

Nailed It! Mexico: Season 2 – Netflix Original Series
The fondant flows and frosting fiascos abound as home bakers try to re-create cakes shaped like armadillos, aliens and Elvis for a tasty cash prize.

Work It – Netflix Film
After lying in her college interview, 18 year-old Quinn has to form a dance team to compete at the Work It dance competition. (Not Approved)

Berlin, Berlin – Netflix Film
In this cinematic sequel to the hit TV series, Lolle has moved on from Sven and is about to marry her friend Hart – until Sven disrupts her plans.

The New Legends of Monkey: Season 2 – Netflix Kids & Family
The quest for sacred scrolls continues for the Monkey King and friends. But in a world of demons, gods and magic, everything comes at a cost.

Wizards: Tales of Arcadia – Netflix Kids & Family
Merlin’s young apprentice mixes with characters from Trollhunters and 3Below in the final chapter of Guillermo del Toro’s Tales of Arcadia trilogy.

Word Party Songs – Netflix Kids & Family
Turn up the music, put on your dancing shoes! Bailey, Franny, Kip, Lulu and Tilly want you to sing along to this colorful collection of music videos.

The Magic School Bus Rides Again Kids In Space – Netflix Kids & Family
The Magic School Bus kids blast into space and onto the International Space Station, only to find themselves on the run from a giant tardigrade!

10 August 2020

GAME ON! A Comedy Crossover Event – Netflix Original Series
Worlds collide in this special event featuring familiar faces, surprise cameos and stories of spirited competition from four different comedy series.

12 August 2020

Greenleaf: Season 5 – Netflix Original Series
Battling H&H as Calvary teeters on the brink of destruction, the Greenleafs search for a way forward while trying to heal the divisions of the past.

(Un)Well – Netflix Original Documentaries
This docuseries takes a deep dive into the lucrative wellness industry, which touts health and healing. But do the products live up to the promises?

14 August 2020

Teenage Bounty Hunters – Netflix Original Series
After twins at a Christian high school accidentally nab a fugitive, they join forces with a veteran bounty hunter to take down Atlanta’s bail skippers.

3%: Season 4 – Netflix Original Series
This dystopian thriller returns for another season.

Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story – Netflix Original Series
Socialite Betty Broderick hits a homicidal boiling point during a bitter divorce from her unfaithful husband. Based on the headline-making crime.

El robo del siglo – Netflix Original Series
Based on the 1994 robbery of US$33 million from Colombia’s central bank, which turned the country upside down. Starring Andrés Parra, Christian Tappan.

Glow Up: Season 2 – Netflix Original Series
A new set of hopefuls must step it up and come with supreme technique and fierce creativity in hopes of being named Britain’s next makeup star.

Project Power – Netflix Film
An ex-soldier, a teen and a cop collide in New Orleans as they hunt for the source behind a dangerous new pill that grants users temporary superpowers.

Octonauts & the Caves of Sac Actun – Netflix Kids & Family
The Octonauts embark on an underwater adventure, navigating a set of challenging caves to help a small octopus friend return home to the Caribbean Sea.

Fearless – Netflix Film
A teenage boy must babysit a trio of alien superhero babies, who escaped from their day care, until their Dad can get to Earth.

15 August 2020

Stranger: Season 2 – Netflix Original Series
In the midst of a power clash between prosecutors and police, Si-mok and Yeo-jin uncover murky secrets as they pursue a labyrinth of intertwined cases.

Rita: Season 2 – Netflix Original Series
The demands of running a school strain Hjørdis’s relationships with Rita and Uffe. An old flame re-enters Rita’s life. A heartbroken Jeppe returns home.

17 August 2020

Crazy Awesome Teachers – Netflix Film
A ragtag bunch of teachers and students team up to take back the money that a dangerous gangster stole from them.

Glitch Techs: Season 2 – Netflix Kids & Family
The video game monster hunters are back for another season.

19 August 2020

DeMarcus Family Rules – Netflix Original Series
Rascal Flatts’ Jay DeMarcus and his beauty queen wife, Allison, are a Nashville power couple living large — but things aren’t always so successful at home.

High Score – Netflix Original Documentaries
This documentary series explores the rise of the golden era in gaming, a time rife with competition, innovation and flat-out fun.

Crímenes de familia – Netflix Film
Alicia, a desperate mother, will do everything possible to prevent her son from being imprisoned for his ex-wife’s attempted murder.

20 August 2020

John Was Trying to Contact Aliens – Netflix Original Documentaries
A rural electronics whiz broadcasts radio signals into the stars and monitors for signs of alien civilizations while enduring a lonely personal life.

Biohackers – Netflix Original Series
Mia goes to medical school to get close to a professor she suspects had a hand in her past family tragedy and gets tangled in the world of biohacking.

Great Pretender – Netflix Original Anime
Supposedly Japan’s greatest swindler, Makoto Edamura gets more than he bargained for when he tries to con Laurent Thierry, a real world-class crook.

21 August 2020

Alien TV – Netflix Kids & Family
Mixing computer animation and live action, this silly kids series follows aliens who come to Earth to investigate human life.

Hoops – Netflix Original Series
A foul-mouthed high school basketball coach is sure he’ll hit the big leagues if he can only turn his terrible team around. Hey, good luck with that.

Rust Valley Restorers: Season 3 – Netflix Original Series
Mike keeps buying cars quicker than he can restore him, Avery and Connor visit the Motor City, and Cassidy gets cranking on a personal project.

Lucifer: Season 5 – Netflix Original Series
Lucifer makes a tumultuous return, Chloe rethinks romance, Ella finally finds a nice guy, and Amenadiel adjusts to the whole fatherhood thing.

Fuego negro – Netflix Film
A criminal on the run finds refuge in a mysterious hotel and soon discovers that the guests of the hotel are not human.

The Sleepover – Netflix Film
Two siblings discover their mom is a former thief in witness protection and they must team up to rescue her after she is kidnapped and forced to pull one last job.

25 August 2020

Trinkets: Season 2 – Netflix Original Series
The teen shoplifters are back for another season.

Emily’s Wonder Lab – Netflix Kids & Family
In this live-action series, host Emily Calandrelli makes STEAM fun with science experiments, activities and demonstrations that will blow your mind!

26 August 2020

Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol – Netflix Original Series
Lovely pianist Gurara hits rock bottom when she meets the rough and mysterious Fritta Sunwoojun. Can Fritta bring Gurara back to life?

La venganza de Analia – Netflix Original Series
Analia Guerrero decides to take revenge against her mother’s murderer, a prominent corrupt politician who’s running for president of Colombia.

Million Dollar Beach House – Netflix Original Series
This series takes a tour of the luxurious homes owned by captains of industry, tech entrepreneurs and celebrities within the famed Hamptons villages.

Rising Phoenix – Netflix Original Documentaries
This film tells the extraordinary story of the Paralympics and may change the way the world thinks about disability, diversity and human potential.

Song Exploder – Netflix Original Documentaries
Prominent musicians reveal their creative process by isolating parts of a song and revealing intimate insights about themselves and their inspirations.

27 August 2020

Aggretsuko: Season 3 – Netflix Original Anime
Retsuko the Red Panda and her death metal karaoke return for another season.

28 August 2020

Cobra Kai: Seasons 1-2 – Netflix Original Series
Thirty years after the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, Johnny’s rivalry with Daniel reignites. Ralph Macchio and William Zabka reprise their roles.

I AM KILLER: Released – Netflix Original Series
Can a cold-blooded killer, sentenced to death for a brutal murder almost 30 years ago, reintegrate into a society they barely know?

Origenes secretos – Netflix Film
Cops (Javier Rey, Antonio Resines) join comic book and cosplay geeks (Brays Efe, Verónica Echegui) to nab a killer re-creating superhero origin stories.

All Together Now – Netflix Film
Amber refuses to sweat the bad stuff — until a tragedy threatens her optimism and her way of life. Can Amber continue to be the princess of hope?

By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers.

Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry.

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