Sit back, relax, and start off your rainy August with the latest films and TV shows Netflix has to offer. Below, check out the list of new releases we're most excited to watch!
Wu Assassins (August 8)
Wu Assassins is a crime action drama that follows an unassuming chef's journey when he finds out he's part of a long line of assassins chosen to keep the mystical Wu powers from falling into the wrong hands.
The Naked Director (August 8)
Inspired by a true story, The Naked Director is a Japanese comedy-drama centering on a 1980s porn director attempting to rebuild his career after getting fired from his job.
The Family (August 9)
This five-part docuseries explores the enigmatic workings of The Family, a Christian organization that, according to the official description of Netflix, "believes the separation of church and state is unnecessary, and political affiliation is irrelevant. The Family grooms and supports leaders, teaching them that the Bible is a story about power, not mercy–that leaders are chosen by God, not elected."
Love Alarm (August 22)
Yet another K-Drama to watch out for, Love Alarm stars Kim So Hyun, Jung Ga Ram, and Song Kang, as they navigate relationships in a world where an app exists to tell you if someone near your vicinity harbors romantic feelings for you.
The Dark Crystal Age of Resistance (August 30)
The Dark Crystal Age of Resistance is the puppet animated series prequel to Jim Henson's 1928 film. The movie's not only rooted on a deep mystical history, it also boasts of a star-studded cast of voice actors including Taron Egerton, Helena Bonham Carter, and Game of Thrones stars Nathalie Emmanuel and Natalie Dormer.
Otherhood (August 2)
Feeling neglected on mother's day, three matriarchs band together on a trip to New York in hopes of reconnecting with their sons. The heartwarming comedy stars Angela Bassett, Patricia Arquette, and Felicity Huffman.
Falling Inn Love (August 29)
Falling Inn Love is a feel good cheesy romcom with all the tropes you love. The movie starts with a city girl who enters a "win an inn" contest on a whim after going through a breakup. She wins, of course, and ends up having to renovate a broken down inn with the help of a handsome contractor.
Sarah Geronimo: This 15 Me (Coming in August)
A treat for Sarah G fans, the singer makes history as the first Filipino to have her own film concert to be streamed on Netflix, held last year at the Araneta Coliseum.