Keep An Eye Out! Highly-Anticipated TV Shows And Films Streaming In August 2022

With streaming services taking over how the public watches television and movies, it only seems right to be up-to-date with each platform’s content! For August 2022, Netflix, Disney+, Paramount+, and other subscribers are in for a treat.

From new Marvel television shows to highly-anticipated movies like the thriller I Came By, here is the content set to premiere in August 2022.

Reservation Dogs (Season Two) – Hulu

Stepping into the world of Oklahoma teenagers who will stop at nothing to fulfill their dream of making it out west to California, Reservation Dogs is funny and yet a totally serious commentary about life as a Native American living on a reservation.

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Hulu

The second season of Sterlin Harjo and Taika Waititi’s masterpiece is set to premiere on Hulu on August 1, 2022.

The Outlaws – Amazon Prime

Following the story of seven criminals, The Outlaws tells the story of their community service sentences and how they find common ground while getting to know one another. However, getting closer together makes it harder for these seven crooks to actually reform.

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Created by Elgin James and Stephen Merchant, the first season of The Outlaws is set to premiere on August 5, 2022, on Amazon Prime.

Thirteen Lives – Amazon Prime

Starring Viggo Mortensen and Colin Farrell as British cave divers, Thirteen Lives is a biographical film that follows the events of the 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue in Thailand.

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Trapped in a cave, a soccer coach and his athletes wait for 18 days, hoping beyond all hope to somehow be rescued. The film is set to premiere on Amazon Prime on August 5, 2022.

Locke & Key (Season Three) – Netflix

The third and final season of Locke & Key is set to premiere on Netflix on August 10, 2022.

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Finally, the end is coming, and fans of the fantasy series will learn if the Locke kids are able to defeat the demons and collect all of the keys that unlock the doors to unleash the evil within.

I Am Groot – Disney+

On August 10, 2022, Disney+ is bringing another limited series into Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. I Am Groot will follow baby Groot as he goes on adventures with some questionable people through the galaxy.

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Voiced once again by Vin Diesel, fans of the MCU should keep in mind that this particular series isn’t necessarily a continuity of the rest of the Guardians of the Galaxy stories.

Why Not Us (Season Three)- ESPN+

According to NBA All-Star and executive producer Chris Paul, “The third season of Why Not Us will continue to shine a spotlight on the importance of HBCUs and celebrate the culture and influence of these institutions,”

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The third season of this ESPN+ series, set to premiere on August 11, 2022, will be centered around Southern University’s Dancing Dolls and all of their accomplishments.

Five Days At Memorial – Apple TV+

Based on the Sheri Fink book titled Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital, the Apple TV+ original series Five Days At Memorial will be a medical drama like no other.

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Apple TV+

Taking place in a New Orleans hospital after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, the series will follow a group of medical professionals as they try their hardest to save the lives of those around them.

A League Of Their Own – Amazon Prime

An adaptation of the 1992 film of the same name, the Amazon Prime series A League of Their Own, is set to premiere on the platform on August 12, 2022.

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Amazon Prime

While the story of the formation of the first all-women baseball league during World War II is still the main focal point, their series will also introduce new characters and storylines that were not in the original film.

13: The Musical – Netflix

Based on the Broadway play of the same name, 13: The Musical is set to premiere on Netflix on August 12, 2022.

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Netflix

The musical follows 12-year-old Evan Goldman as he, amid his parent’s divorce, moves from Indiana to New York and gets ready for one of the biggest nights of his life — his Bar Mitzvah.

Prey – Hulu

For fans of the Alien and Predator films, Hulu is gearing up to release the prequel to the beloved franchise. Prey follows a Comanche warrior named Naru as she hunts, tracks, and attempts to destroy the alien species which is targeting her people for sport.

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How does the story of Prey end? The only way to know is to watch the film when it releases on the platform on August 5, 2022.

Day Shift – Netflix

Pool cleaner by day and vampire slayer by night, Day Shift follows the story of a single dad as he does anything in his power to provide for his young daughter, including hunting the undead.

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Starring Jamie Foxx, Snoop Dogg, and Dave Franco, this Netflix original movie is set to premiere on August 12, 2022.

Never Have I Ever (Season Three) – Netflix

The third season of the beloved Netflix original series Never Have I Ever is set to premiere on the streaming platform on August 12, 2022.

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It’s back to high school, drama, friends, and family in the third season, and fans aren’t going to want to miss out on any of it!

Rogue Agent – AMC+

Starring James Norton as Robert Hendy-Freegard, Rogue Agent is based on a harrowing true story. In his prime, Freegard impersonated an M15 agent, scaring people into going underground for fear of the IRA.

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AMC+

The conman eventually gets captured. But people will have to watch the film when it premieres on AMC+ on August 12, 2022, to see how the authorities finally catch him.

Secret Headquarters – Paramount+

When Charlie Kincaid finds a secret headquarters under his house, he and his friends start to suspect his father is anything but normal — he’s a superhero. Secret Headquarters is an American superhero film that is sure to be fun for the entire family.

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Paramount+

It is set to premiere on Paramount+ on August 12, 2022.

Tales Of The Walking Dead – AMC+

A spin-off series of the long-running apocalypse series The Walking Dead, the new AMC+ series Tales of the Walking Dead is sure to be just as attention-grabbing.

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AMC+

The show is actually an anthology, with each episode catering to new characters within the zombie-ridden Walking Dead universe. The show is set to premiere on August 14, 2022.

Look Both Ways – Netflix

Starring Lili Reinhart, the Netflix original movie Look Both Ways is set to premiere on August 17, 2022. According to director Wanuri Kahiu, “It is an incredible story about women’s resilience.”

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Netflix

“On the one hand, it is a story about a young mother…On the other hand, it is a story about a young artist doing everything that she can to get a break in the industry that is so hard to get into as a young woman.”

Royalteen – Netflix

Based on Anne Gunn Halvorsen’s young adult novel The Heir, the Netflix original movie Royalteen will be a whirlwind of teenage angst, romance, and royal complications.

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Netflix

The story follows Lena, a young girl who wants nothing more than to keep her questionable past behind her. Too bad she begins to fall for Prince Kalle, making things way more complicated than she ever imagined.

She-Hulk: Attorney At Law – Disney+

The highly-anticipated series She-Hulk: Attorney At Law is almost here!

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Premiering on Disney+ on August 17, 2022, the new MCU show will follow Jennifer Walters, a lawyer for powered humans, as she gets Hulk-like powers after receiving a blood transfusion from none other than her cousin, Bruce Banner, aka the Hulk.

The Girl In The Mirror – Netflix

The supernatural thriller The Girl in the Mirror is coming to Netflix on August 19, 2022. The Spanish film follows Alma, the lone survivor of a mysterious bus crash.

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Netflix

After waking up in the hospital with a horrible case of amnesia, Alma does her best to figure out what happened. Little did she know that what happened was way more complicated than a freak accident.

Orphan: First Kill – Paramount+

Isabelle Fuhrman is back and scarier than ever as Esther in the prequel Orphan film Orphan: First Kill. After escaping a psychiatric facility in Estonia, Esther makes her way to the United States.

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There, she poses as a wealthy family’s missing daughter. The thing is, subscribers will have to watch the film on Paramount+ on August 19, 2022, to see what happens from there.

DC’s Stargirl (Season Three) – HBO Max

While DC’s Stargirl originally aired on The CW, HBO Max is coming into the party and releasing the hit show on its streaming platform.

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Season three will be released on August 31, 2022, and will take off right where season two left off — with many questions and Courtney coming into her powers a bit more.

House Of The Dragon – HBO Max

Fans of Game of Thrones are not going to want to miss the prequel series House of the Dragon. Set about 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones, this highly-anticipated fantasy drama follows the Targaryen civil war, aka the beginning of the end of the once-prominent House Targaryen.

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The show is set to premiere on the streaming platform on August 21, 2022.

Selling The OC – Netflix

A spin-off series of the hit show Selling Sunset, the Oppenheim twins, Brett and Jason, expand their territory in the new Netflix show Selling the OC. Heading down the California coast to Newport Beach, this series promises to be filled with even more drama and no-filter cast members who are looking to establish themselves as top real estate agents.

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The series is set to premiere on Netflix on August 24, 2022.

Mike – Hulu

Boxing fans are not going to want to miss the eight-episode limited series, Mike, on Hulu. Following the controversial life of heavyweight champion boxer Mike Tyson, portrayed by Trevante Rhodes, the limited series follows the ups and downs of his career as well as his personal life.

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Hulu

The show is set to premiere on Hulu on August 25, 2022.

The End Is Nye – Peacock

Bill Nye, the Science Guy, is heading to Peacock in the series The End Is Nye. According to the streaming platform, “Seth MacFarlane and Brannon Braga will send Nye into the most epic global disasters imaginable – both natural and unnatural – and then demystifies them using science to show how we can survive, mitigate, and even prevent them.”

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Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Tribeca Festival

The educational science show will be available to enjoy starting on August 25, 2022.

Wedding Season – Netflix

Coming to Netflix on August 4, 2022, Wedding Season will bring a different type of wedding date to the small screen. Getting hounded by their parents to find someone and get married, Asha and Ravibring each other to various weddings, pretending to be each other’s partners.

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Of course, pretending to date is never that simple, and feelings start to emerge.

See (Season Two) – Apple TV+

Starring Jason Momoa as Baba Voss, the futuristic dystopian world of See is coming back to Apple TV+ in August. In the distant future, humanity has all but lost the ability to see. That is, except for a few rumored people who are hunted down by a malevolent queen.

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After an action-packed first season, fans of the sci-fi drama are not going to want to miss the August 26, 2022, premiere of season two.

Andor – Disney+

Taking place five years before the story of Rogue One, the new Disney+ series Andor is bound to be a riveting tale for all Star Wars fans. The show will follow an ensemble cast as the Rebel alliance is formed. One of the characters will be thief-turned-Rebel spy Cassian Andor as he travels the galaxy and finds himself amongst the rebels.

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Disney+

The series is set to premiere on August 31, 2022.

I Came By – Netflix

The thriller film I Came By is coming to Netflix in August of 2022. Starring George Mackay, Hugh Bonneville, and Kelly Macdonald, the film follows a graffiti artist as he uncovers something horrible, ultimately changing the course of his life forever.

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Netflix

The movie is set to release on the streaming platform on August 31, 2022.

Darlings – Netflix

After skipping over a theatrical release, the Hindi-language black comedy film Darlings is set to premiere on Netflix on August 5, 2022.

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Netflix

Set in a middle-class neighborhood in Mumbai, India, the movie follows the mother-daughter duo of Badru and her mom as they navigate through life while trying to find their places in the world.