Netflix has released the complete list of new titles arriving to its library this August and it includes some Netflix original movies that fans have been waiting for quite some time.
The teen romantic comedy film The Kissing Booth 3 is set to premiere on the streamer on August 11th. In the final installment of The Kissing Booth trilogy, Elle (Joey King) faces the hardest decision of her life: whether to move across the country with her dreamy boyfriend Noah (Jacob Elordi) or fulfill her lifelong promise to go to college with her BFF Lee (Joel Courtney). Whose heart will Elle break?
Also debuting on Netflix next month is the thriller movie Beckett. Dropping on August 13th, Beckett stars John David Washington as the titular American tourist who becomes the target of a manhunt after a devastating accident. Forced to run for his life and desperate to reach the U.S. embassy in Athens to clear his name, tensions escalate as the authorities close in, political unrest mounts, and Beckett falls even deeper into a dangerous web of conspiracy.
The Jason Momoa-led action film Sweet Girl is also premiering next month. The movie, which has August 20th release date, follows Ray Cooper (Momoa), a devastated husband (Momoa) who vows to bring justice to the people responsible for his wife’s (Adria Arjona) death. But when his search for the truth leads to a deadly encounter, Ray’s mission turns into a quest for vengeance in order to protect the only family he has left, his daughter (Isabela Merced).
Aside from the abovementioned live-action films, Netflix is also releasing a number of animated movies next month. These include Vivo (August 6th), Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild (August 12th), and The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf (August 23rd).
August also marks the premieres of several Netflix original series, including Hit & Run (August 6th), Brand New Cherry Flavor (August 13th), The Chair (August 20th), and Clickbait (August 25th).
Starring Lior Raz, Sanaa Lathan, Kaelen Ohm, and Moran Rosenblatt, Hit & Run tells the story of a man searching for the truth behind his wife’s death who finds himself caught up in a dangerous web of secrets and intrigue stretching from New York to Tel Aviv.
Brand New Cherry Flavor, meanwhile, centers on a filmmaker who heads to Hollywood in the early ‘90s to make her movie but tumbles down a hallucinatory rabbit hole of sex, magic, revenge, and kittens. It stars Rosa Salazar, Catherine Keener, Eric Lange, Manny Jacinto, and Jeff Ward, among many others.
Starring Sandra Oh in the titular role, The Chair follows Dr. Ji-Yoon Kim, the first woman of color to become chair in a major university who tries to meet the dizzying demands and high expectations of a failing English department.
Lastly, Clickbait is a thriller series that tells eight different points of view on a gruesome crime fueled by social media. Its ensemble cast includes Zoe Kazan, Betty Gabriel, Adrian Grenier, Phoenix Raei, Abraham Lim, Jessie Collins, Ian Meadows, and Daniel Henshall, among many others.
Completing the list of new content arriving on Netflix in August are new instalments of fan-favorite series. Season 3 of Car Masters: Rust to Riches is premiering on August 4th, season 2 of Gabby’s Dollhouse on August 8th, season 5 of Fast & Furious Spy Racers on August 13th, and part 4 of Family Reunion on August 26th.
Watch the video below to find out more new movies and series coming to Netflix in August.