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All the New Netflix Releases We're Excited to Watch This August 2021

We can't wait to finally see Kim Seon Ho and Shin Min Ah on "Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha".
All the New Netflix Releases We're Excited to Watch This August 2021
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We can't wait to finally see Kim Seon Ho and Shin Min Ah on "Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha".

Update your watch list with 10 more Netflix releases this August, including Kim Seon Ho and Shin Min Ah’s tvN romance drama Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha, and the final installment to The Kissing Booth series.

Check out the full list of exciting new films and TV shows coming to the platform below.

TV Shows

Brand New Cherry Flavor (August 13)

When an aspiring film director travels to Los Angeles in the 1990s, she gets more than she bargained for after she falls into a mind-altering rabbit hole that quickly gets out of control.

Starring: Rosa Salazar, Mark Acheson, Daniel Doheny

The Chair (August 20)

The first woman of color to become chair at a major university has her work cut out for her when she takes over a spiraling English Department plagued by intrigue.

Starring: Sandra Oh, Holland Taylor, Bob Balaban

Clickbait (August 25)

This thriller miniseries follows eight different people who each find themselves embroiled in one gruesome crime fueled by social media.

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Starring: Zoe Kazan, Betty Gabriel, Adrian Grenier

Titletown High (August 27)

This reality series chronicles the lives of the Valdosta High School football team as they tackle the highs and lows of life, both on and off the field. If you loved Netflix's 2020 college reality show Cheer, then you might want to give this one a shot.

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Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (August 28)

Based on the 2004 South Korean romantic comedy film, Mr. Hong, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha centers on Yoon Hye-jin, a picture-perfect woman who works as a well-respected dentist. However, when her seemingly ideal life falls into shambles, she somehow finds herself moving to the seaside village of Gongjin. In the midst of attempting to restart her career, she crosses paths with, and eventually develops a fondness for, Hong Doo-shik, who’s popularly known in the area as Mr. Hong. Although unemployed, Mr. Hong is a jack of all trades and can take on any odd job if it means helping out the locals of Gongjin.

Starring: Kim Seon Ho, Shin Min Ah

D.P. (Coming Soon)

D.P. follows An Jun-ho, an army private who's unexpectedly assigned as an arrest officer to the Deserter Pursuit unit, a team tasked to seize military officers who've left their posts while on a mission. Hesitant about his new title, the young soldier constantly ends up in confusing and complicated situations. Accompanying him in his job is Corporal Han Ho-yeol, an ill tempered free spirit who’ll be providing his amateur recruit with some much-needed investigation know-how. 

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Starring: Jung Hae In, Koo Kyo Hwan, Kim Sung Kyun, Son Seok Koo

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Films

The Kissing Booth 3 (August 11)

In the final installment to this succesful teen trilogy, Elle and her friends spend their last summer vacation together before going to college. The fun and games are immediately cut short when Elle is finally forced to face reality and make the biggest decision of her life: Will she move across the country and go to Harvard with Noah, or will she fulfill her childhood promise to attend Berkley with her BFF Lee? 

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Starring: Joey King, Jacob Elordi, Joel Courtney

Beckett (August 13)

While on vacation in Greece, Beckett, an American tourist, finds himself in the middle of a political conspiracy, following a tragic car accident. Now at the center of a manhunt, he’s forced to run for his life in a desperate dash to the U.S. Embassy in Athens to clear his name.

Starring: John David Washington, Boyd Holbrook, Vicky Krieps, Alicia Vikander

Bliss (August 15)

After suffering from an accident that leaves her disabled, Jane, an actress and wannabe producer, finds herself confined and isolated in a secluded house. Watched over by her husband and her peculiar nurse, she soon descends into madness as the days endlessly pass by with her freedom nowhere in sight.

Starring: Iza Calzado, Ian Veneracion, TJ Trinidad, Adrienne Vergara

Sweet Girl (August 20)

Devastated family man Ray Cooper vows to take justice against the pharmaceutical company responsible for pulling the medicine that could have saved his wife’s life. However, when his search takes a deadly turn, he must now put all his focus on protecting the one family member he has left, his daughter, Rachel.

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Starring: Isabela Merced, Jason Momoa, Marisa Tomei

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