Get ready for a thrilling month of entertainment as Netflix unveils a captivating lineup of series and movies in August. From comedy crime dramas to legal thrillers and gripping docu-series, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Here are the highlights:
1. Choona (Release Date: August 3)
Directed by Pushpendra Nath Misra, Choona is a comedy crime drama that follows a group of misfits planning a heist to take down a powerful politician who wronged them. Starring Arshad Warsi, Jimmy Shergill, Aashim Gulati, Namit Das, and Monika Panwar, this ensemble cast promises chaos and laughter.
2. The Lincoln Lawyer Season 2 Part 2 (Release Date: August 3)
Mickey Haller faces personal and professional setbacks as Lisa Trammell’s trial approaches. Meanwhile, Cisco and Lorna plan their big day while Izzy makes a life-changing decision. Based on Michael Connelly’s novel series, this legal drama features Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Neve Campbell, Becki Newton, Jazz Raycole, and Angus Sampson.
3. Heartstopper Season 2 (Release Date: August 3)
Embark on a journey of self-discovery with Heartstopper, a series that follows two young teenagers navigating life’s challenges. This heartwarming and relatable show promises to captivate viewers once again.
4. The Hunt Of Veerapan (Release Date: August 4)
Directed by Selvamani Selvaraj, this gripping docu-series chronicles the rise and fall of Koose Munisamy Veerappan, a dreaded smuggler. Witness the 17-year manhunt for this notorious poacher and bandit.
5. Painkiller (Release Date: August 10)
Pete Berg’s new series, Painkiller, offers a fictionalized retelling of the origins and aftermath of the opioid epidemic. Starring Uzo Aduba, Matthew Broderick, and Taylor Kitsch, this crime drama delves into the complexities of the crisis.
6. Heart of Stone (Release Date: August 11)
Bollywood sensation Alia Bhatt makes her Hollywood debut in Heart of Stone, a thrilling spy thriller. Co-starring Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan, the movie follows an intelligence operative tasked with protecting a mysterious weapon from enemy hands.
7. Depp v. Heard (Release Date: August 16)
Explore the infamous defamation case between Hollywood actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard in this headline-making docu-series.
8. Guns & Gulaabs (Release Date: August 18)
From acclaimed directors Raj and DK comes Guns & Gulaabs, a comedy crime thriller set in the cartel-run town of Gulaabgunj in the ’90s. With Rajkummar Rao, Dulquer Salmaan, Adarsh Gourav, and Gulshan Devaiah in lead roles, get ready for an unforgettable ride.
9. Destined With You (Release Date: August 24)
Korean drama fans, this one’s for you. Destined With You tells the story of a lawyer bound by a centuries-old curse, entangled with a woman who possesses a forbidden book holding the key to his freedom.
Which one is your favorite? Tell us in the comments below.