What’s New on Netflix UK & Top 10s: August 26th, 2020

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Venom (2018) is now available to stream on Netflix UK

Only five new additions to the library on this windy hump day in the UK. There are some excellent new Originals that have arrived today, along with a superhero blockbuster. Here’s what’s new on Netflix UK, and the top 10s today for August 26th, 2020.

First of all, here are today’s top highlights on Netflix UK:

Venom (2018)

Director: Ruben Fleischer
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi | Runtime: 112 Minutes
Cast: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, Reid Scott

Despite its poor Rotten Tomatoes score, and being bashed by the critics, Venom was still an incredibly fun and fulfilling film. The feature still made over $850 million at the box office, granting Venom a well-deserved sequel that’s set for release in 2021.

Disgraced reporter Eddie Brock bonds with an alien symbiotic entity known as Venom. Together, the pair take on Carlton Darke, the CEO of Life Foundation, who has been using humans in experiments with other symbiotes.

Making The Witcher (2020) N

Director: Nathan Wiley
Genre: Documentary | Runtime: 32 Minutes

The Witcher thrust itself onto Netflix’s list of best Originals in late 2019, and now fans can get an in-depth look into the creation of the series.

Rising Phoenix (2020) N

Director: Ian Bonhôte, Peter Ettedgui
Genre: Documentary, Sport | Runtime: 105 Minutes
Stars: Tatyana McFadden, Bebe Vio Beatrice, Jonnie Peacock, Jean Baptiste Alaize

The Paralympics is one of the world’s greatest sports competitions, allowing thousands of Paralympians the chance to win glory for their nation. Elite athletes have their say on what the Paralympic games mean to them and what it’s done to promote diversity and understanding disabilities worldwide.

What’s New on Netflix UK Today: August 26th, 2020

5 new additions to the UK library:

  • Her Mother’s Killer (Season 1) N
  • Making The Witcher (2020) N
  • Million Dollar Beach House (Season 1) N
  • Rising Phoenix (2020) N
  • Venom (2018)

Movies & TV Series Leaving Netflix UK Today: August 26th, 2020

  • As Above, So Below (2014)
  • Madre (2016)

Most Popular Movies & TV Series on Netflix UK Today: August 26th, 2020

Project Power and Lucifer continue their reign at the top of the UK lists.

What have you been watching on Netflix UK? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.