Netflix Originals Coming to Netflix in August 2022

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Netflix Originals Coming Soon August 2022

Welcome to an early look preview of the Netflix Originals set to arrive on Netflix globally throughout August 2022. Lots of movies are coming up including the highly anticipated Jamie Fox fantasy thriller and a new comedy starring Mark Wahlberg and Kevin Hart.

Missed any of the Netflix Originals in the months prior? Head back and check out our previews for the Netflix Originals coming in June and Originals coming in July.

This article is a live post we have here on What’s on Netflix meaning it’ll be slowly updated over time as and when we learn about the new Netflix Originals coming out throughout the month.


English Netflix Originals Coming in August 2022

Wedding Season

Coming to Netflix: August 4th

Wedding Season Netflix

Pallavi Sharda will play Asha and Suraj Sharma plays Ravi in this new romantic comedy movie from Jax Media and Imagine Entertainment.

The movie, directed by Tom Dey (best known for Shanghai Noon), is about two individuals who agree to go to weddings as a pair to avoid uncomfortable conversations. Their friendship quickly blossoms into love, though.


Super Giant Robot Brothers! (Season 1)

Coming to Netflix: August 4th

Super Giant Robot Brothers Netflix August 2022

Created by Víctor Maldonado and Alfredo Torres, this new Netflix animated series aimed at kids follows two giant robots discovering they are brothers all while fighting against intergalactic evil to defend Earth.


Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie

Coming to Netflix: August 5th

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie Netflix

From Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures comes the exclusive release of the 82-minute long animated movie set in the world of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Among the voice cast assembled for the movie includes Ben Schwartz, Omar Benson Millar and Brandon Mychal Smith.

Here’s what you can expect from the movie:

“When a mysterious stranger arrives from the future with a dire warning, Leo is forced to rise and lead his brothers, Raph, Donnie, and Mikey in a fight to save the world from a terrifying alien species.”


The Sandman (Season 1)

Coming to Netflix: August 5th

The Sandman New On Netflix August 2022

One of the most ambitious TV releases of 2022 for Netflix is undoubtedly The Sandman led by Tom Sturridge who plays the role of Dream. It’s a series adapted from the Neil Gaiman comic books which has been impossible up until this point to adapt.

Here’s the basic premise of the new series:

“Upon escaping after decades of imprisonment by a mortal wizard, Dream, the personification of dreams, sets about to reclaim his lost equipment.”


Locke & Key (Season 3)

Coming to Netflix: August 10th

Locke And Key Season 3 August 2022

Adapted from the Joe Hill comics, we’ve had two solid seasons of Locke & Key which will be wrapping up with its third and final season in August.

You can expect even more magical keys to be found plus the Locke’s having to face off against their gravest threat yet.


DOTA: Dragon’s Blood (Book 3)

Coming to Netflix: August 11th

Dota Dragons Blood Season 3 Netflix August 2022

Announced at Netflix’s Geeked Week 2022, the third season of DOTA: Dragons Blood based on the beloved video game hits in August 2022. The story continues the journey of Davion and company, as they continue their journey to rid the world of Dragons to make it a safer place.


13: The Musical

Coming to Netflix: August 12th

13 The Musical Netflix Movie

One of the biggest musicals Netflix has produced to date will premiere in August in the form of 13: The Musical. It’s based on the on-stage musical by Jason Robert Brown and Dan Elish and about a young boy moving from New York City to a small town in Indiana.

Josh Peck leads the cast with Rhea Perlman, Debra Messing and Peter Hermann also set to star.


Day Shift

Coming to Netflix: August 12th

Day Shift Netflix Movie

J.J. Perry directs this new action fantasy comedy starring Jamie Foxx and Dave Franco.

Here’s what you can expect from the movie:

“A hard-working blue-collar dad who just wants to provide a good life for his quick-witted daughter, but his mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleaning job is a front for his real source of income, hunting and killing vampires as part of an international Union of vampire hunters.”


Never Have I Ever (Season 3)

Coming to Netflix: August 12th

Never Have I Ever Season 3 Netflix August 2022

Created by Mindy Kaling, Never Have I Ever has quietly become of one of Netflix’s best comedies and it returns in quick succession for its third season in August.

The good/bad news for fans of the show is that while it’s been renewed for a fourth season it will be the last. Season 4 of Never Have I Ever is coming to Netflix in 2023.


Look Both Ways

Coming to Netflix: August 17th

Look Both Ways Behind The Scenes Netflix

Previously known as Plus/Minus, this movie is now known as Look Both Ways which sees Lili Reinhart play the role of Natalie who is about to attend her college graduation and gets to play out two parallel realities. In one reality, she becomes pregnant and then navigates motherhood. In the other reality, she starts a long career in Los Angeles.

Wanuri Kahiu and also in the cast include Danny Ramirez, David Corenswet, Aisha Dee, Andrea Savage, Luke Wilson, and Nia Long.


The Cuphead Show! (Season 2)

Coming to Netflix: August 19th

The Cuphead Show Season 2 Netflix

Following its debut on Netflix in February 2022, the beautifully animated kids series based on the video game will be returning for a new batch of episodes in August. We’ll continue our misadventures with both Cuphead and Mugman meeting lots of new foes and friends along the way.

The show has also been renewed for a third and final season.


Chad & JT Go Deep

Coming to Netflix: August 23rd

Chad And Jt Go Deep Netflix August 2022

Picture: Adam Rose / Netflix

Netflix leans into online influencers for this new reality series.

Here’s what you can expect:

“Stoke Lords, Chad Kroeger and JT Parr, take their activism to the streets of Southern California to spread awareness on important issues. But when one of their causes accidentally leads to their cancellation, they use their activism to win back the good graces and trust of the culture.”


Lost Ollie

Coming to Netflix: August 24th

Lost Ollie Netflix Limited Series August 2022

Based on the book Ollie’s Odyssey, this is Netflix’s equivalent of Toy Story. The limited series is about a lost toy who adventures across the countryside to reunite with his owner.


Me Time 

Coming to Netflix: August 26th

Me Time Netflix August 2022

Rounding out August and Netflix’s summer of movies will be Me Time starring Mark Wahlberg and Kevin Hart. It’s directed and written by John Hamburg (who is behind Little Fockers and Why Him?) and is about a father who is headed out for a wild weekend with his old buddy having not had time away from his wife and kids in years. Think The Hangover.


I Came By

Coming to Netflix: August 31st

I Came By Netflix August 2022

Directed and co-written by Babak Anvari, this new British thriller stars George MacKay, Hugh Bonneville and Kelly Macdonald.

I Came By follows a rebellious young graffiti artist who targets the homes of the wealthy elite but discovers a shocking secret that leads him on a journey endangering himself and those closest to him.

The movie will also have a theatrical release in the United Kingdom from August 19th.


Other English Netflix Originals Coming in August 2022

  • Super Giant Robot Brothers (Season 1) – August 4th – Kids animated series following two giant robots who discover they are brothers, as they help defend Earth from the forces of intergalactic evil.
  • Indian Matchmaking (Season 2) – August 10th – Reality dating series.
  • Instant Dream Home (Season 1) – August 10th – Part home renovation show and part heist movie hosted by Danielle Brooks.
  • The Cuphead Show! (Season 2) – August 19th – Returning season of the animated kids series.
  • Selling the OC – August 24th – Reality series.
  • Team Zenko Go (Season 2) – August 8th – Kids animated series.
  • Mo – August 24th – New comedy series from Mo Amer and Ramy Youssef produced by A24.

Non-English Netflix Originals Coming in August 2022

Kakegurui Twin

Coming to Netflix: August 4th, 2022
Language: Japanese

Kakegurui Twin Netflix August 2022

Kakegurui Twins is a spinoff manga that was announced all the way back in November 2021 and set to arrive at some point in August 2022.

MAPPA is producing the anime with Minami Tanaka reprising her role as Meari Saotome.

Netflix is currently home to the two main series of Kakegurui (it’s unclear whether there’ll be a season 3).


Carter

Coming to Netflix: August 5th
Language: Korean

Carter Netflix August 2022

From esteemed Korean director Jung Byung-gil (behind the likes of Action Boys, Confession of Murder and The Villainess) comes a new action-driven thriller about a man waking up missing all of his memories.

Joo Won headlines the cast playing the role of Agent Carter.


Royalteen

Coming to Netflix: August 17th
Language: Norweigen

Royalteen Netflix August 2022

This new romance movie coming out of Norway stars Ines Høysæter Asserson and Mathias Storhøi.

Here’s what you can expect:

“Follows prince Karl Johan and newcomer Lena, who have feelings for each other but are aware that their relationship might put them in an impossible situation, while he has to carry a nation on his shoulders, she carries lies on hers.”


The Next 365 Days

Coming to Netflix: August 19th
Language: Polish

The Next 365 Days Netflix August 2022

Following the release of 365 Days: This Day which itself was capitalizing on the unlikely pandemic success of 365 Days is the third movie entry coming in August 2022.

The erotic thriller will continue (and hopefully for all our sakes, conclude) the story of Massimo and Anna.


Rilakkuma’s Theme Park Adventure (Season 1)

Coming to Netflix: August 25th
Language: Japanese

Rilakkumas Theme Park Adventure Netflix August 2020

Following Rilakkuma and Kaoru which debuted on Netflix in 2019, we’ll be headed to the theme park for our next adventure with the slice-of-life anime series.

First announced in 2020, the series finally debuts towards the latter end of August. Here’s what you can expect:

“The series depicts an active day of incidents and meetings that take place when Rilakkuma, Korilakkuma, Kiiroitori, and Kaoru go play in an amusement park that is about to close.”


Loving Adults

Coming to Netflix: August 26th
Language: Danish

Loving Adults Netflix Movie August 2022

Adapted from the novel by Anna Ekberg, this new thriller is about what happens to a marriage when the love of your life becomes your worst enemy. The movie is described as a dark and twisted, yet sexy take on a love triangle that you don’t want to be in.


Other Non-English Language Titles Coming in August 2022

  • Big Tree City – August 1st – Kids animated series.
  • Buba – German-language comedy movie – August 3rd
  • Don’t Blame Karma! – Spanish romantic comedy movie – August 3rd
  • Good Morning, Verônica (Season 3) – Brazillian crime series – August 3rd
  • Lady Tamara (Season 1) – Spanish reality series – August 4th
  • Darlings – Hindi comedy-drama – August 5th
  • Iron Chef Brazil – Reality Series – August 10th
  • High Heat – Spanish-language drama series – August 17th
  • The Girl in the Mirror (Season 1) – Spanish-language supernatural drama – August 19th
  • Queer Eye: Brazil (Season 1) – Portuguese-language reality series – August 24th

What Netflix Originals are you most looking forward to watching in August 2022? Let us know in the comments.

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Founder of What's on Netflix, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for over a decade. Covering everything from new movies, series and games from around the world, Kasey is in charge of covering breaking news, covering all the new additions now available on Netflix and what's coming next.