What’s New On Netflix (August 2018)

Here's what to look forward to on Netflix during the second half of August. All fresh, all new, and all ready for you to binge watch!

Disenchantment

Matt Groening is FINALLY coming to Netflix! From the mind of the creator of The Simpsons and Futurama comes the 10-episode adult-animated comedy fantasy series, Disenchantment, launching on Netflix, August 17, 2018. In Disenchantment, viewers will be whisked away to the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland, where they will follow the misadventures of hard-drinking young princess Bean, her feisty elf companion Elfo, and her personal demon Luci. Along the way, the oddball trio will encounter ogres, sprites, harpies, imps, trolls, walruses and lots of human fools.

Release Date: 17 August, 2018

Ghoul

From the makers of Insidious, Get Out and Udta Punjab , Ghoul is a chilling series about a prisoner who arrives at a remote military interrogation centre and turns the tables on his interrogators, exposing their most shameful secrets. You can fight the demons that are of this world but what about the ones that aren’t?

Release Date: 24 August, 2018

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The Innocents

When teenagers Harry and June run away from their repressive families to be together, they’re derailed by an extraordinary discovery: June’s ability to shape-shift. As the star-crossed lovers struggle to control this strange new power, a mysterious professor reveals that June is not alone; there are more shifters out there like her. He then promises to cure June and reunite her with the mother who deserted her three years ago. But as their journey becomes increasingly fraught with danger, Harry and June’s love for each other is stretched to breaking point, and they’re faced with a choice: keep their innocent dream alive, or embrace that their lives have changed and risk everything. Created and written by Hania Elkington and Simon Duric, who are also executive producers,The Innocents stars Sorcha Groundsell as June, Percelle Ascott as Harry and Guy Pearce as Halvorson. Elaine Pyke, Charlie Pattinson and Willow Grylls of New Pictures serve as Executive Producers, along with Farren Blackburn. Blackburn directed six of the eight episodes.

Release Date: 24 August, 2018

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Ozark (Season 2)

In its much-anticipated second season, Ozark continues to follow Marty Bryde and his family as they navigate the murky waters of life within a dangerous drug cartel. With Del out, the crime syndicate sends their ruthless attorney Helen Pierce to town to shake things up just as The Byrdes are finally settling in. Marty and Wendy struggle to balance their family interests amid the escalating dangers presented by their partnerships with the power-hungry Snells, the cartel and their new deputy, Ruth Langmore, whose father Cade has been released from prison. The stakes are higher than ever before, and The Byrdes soon realise they have to go all in before they can get out.

Release Date: 31 August, 2018

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The Comedy Lineup (Season 2)

Quick wit takes on a whole new meaning when a group of fiercely funny emerging comics take the mic for a series of 15-minute stand-up sets, filmed live in front of an intimate crowd at Atlanta’s historic Terminal West. The eclectic mix of comedians bring a fresh take on life’s issues, big and small, in a series of solo sets.

The Comedy Lineup: Part 1 includes Michelle Buteau, Phil Wang, Taylor Tomlinson, Ian Karmel, Jak Knight, Sam Jay, Sabrina Jalees and Tim Dillon.

The Comedy Lineup: Part 2 includes Aisling Bea, Emma Willmann, Janelle James, Josh Johnson, JR De Guzman, Kate Willett, Matteo Lane and Max Silvestri.

Release Date: 31 August, 2018

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