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New on Netflix, Stan, Prime Video, Foxtel, BINGE, Disney+, hayu, SBS and more in August 2020

Posted: 31 July 2020 1:01 pm
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Ready to binge your way through August? Our comprehensive list will give you a head start.

UPDATE: Amazon Prime Video originally listed the film Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey as coming to the platform in August, however that's no longer the case. Prime Video has updated their list and will now instead have the animated series Harley Quinn. We've updated our article to show this.

Whether you subscribe to one streaming service or six, there's a lot of content you should be looking forward to this month. From exciting new shows to returning favourites and from blockbusters finally available on streaming to classic movie franchises, you can be as picky as you want. Here are some of the highlights.

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As usual, Netflix is spoiling subscribers with new stuff. Lucifer will be back with Season 5, with The Rain, Selling Sunset, Greenleaf, Trinkets and 3% also getting new instalments. Plus, the first two seasons of Cobra Kai drop on the service come 28 August.

Speaking of Netflix, we recommend you tune in for Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story, which is based on true events and sees Amanda Peet offer an excellent performance as a woman scorned. You might also want to check out Hoops, an animated series about a foul-mouthed high school basketball coach. It looks like a whole lot of fun.

On the movie front, Project Power looks intriguing – it revolves around an ex-soldier, a teen and a cop who collide in New Orleans as they hunt for the source behind a dangerous new pill that grants users temporary superpowers.

Over on Stan, original film I Am Woman premieres 28 August, based on the life of singer and feminist icon Helen Reddy. The cast includes Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Danielle Macdonald and Evan Peters.

You might also want to mark your calendars for Michelle Obama: Life After the White House, a documentary about the former US First Lady. And on 22 August, Stan premieres Portrait of a Lady on Fire, an intimate and deeply affecting period drama about freedom, love and desire. It has rave reviews and is enjoying quite the hype.

As for new shows, keep an eye out for Little Birds, which stars Juno Temple and was inspired by Anaïs Nin's posthumously published 1979 collection of erotic short stories. Enough said. Also, four-part psychological thriller The Deceived will premiere only on Stan on 4 August, the same day as the UK.

On Foxtel, all four seasons of drama The OC drop on 1 August, so you can plan your binge accordingly. We recommend I'll Be Gone in the Dark as well, a docu-series that acts as a gripping examination of the unsolved crimes of the Golden State Killer who terrorised California in the 1970s and 1980s. Plus, a new season of popular show Gogglebox is scheduled to premiere 26 August.

The OC and I'll Be Gone in the Dark will be available on BINGE as well. Or, you can relax with DC's Stargirl – all episodes of Season 1 will be streaming 25 August. The series follows teenager Courtney Whitmore as she inspires an unlikely group of young heroes to stop the villains of the past. Alternatively, you might be interested in Lovecraft Country, a new drama based on the 2016 novel of the same name by Matt Ruff.

Popular murder-mystery Knives Out arrives on Amazon Prime Video this month. All Hunger Games movies and Matrix movies are coming as well, in case you want to indulge in a couple of marathons. Leaning towards TV binges? All seasons of Orphan Black, The West Wing and 24 will become available in August.

On Disney+, original Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe is scheduled to drop on 28 August. The story follows stepbrothers Phineas and Ferb as they set out across the galaxy to rescue their older sister Candace who, after being abducted by aliens, finds utopia in a far-off planet, free of pesky little brothers.

If you prefer your entertainment to be free, SBS On Demand has some exciting goodies in store. Among them Season 1 of British romance drama Trigonometry, the first three seasons of US comedy Difficult People and intriguing new Australian drama series Hungry Ghosts.

Looking for something niche? Acorn TV is set to drop Season 2 of original series London Kills on 10 August. Meanwhile, hayu highlights include The Real Housewives of Potomac Season 5, 10 Things You Don't Know Season 1 and Backyard Envy Season 2.

Check out the full list of new streaming titles below.

Title Service Type Release Date
Transformers: Age of Extinction Stan Movie August 1
Brothers in Arms Stan Movie August 1
Up in the Air Stan Movie August 1
The Kite Runner Stan Movie August 1
A Knight’s Tale Netflix Movie August 1
Acts of Violence Netflix Movie August 1
An Education Netflix Movie August 1
Being John Malkovich Netflix Movie August 1
Death at a Funeral Netflix Movie August 1
Dennis the Menace Netflix Movie August 1
Elizabeth Harvest Netflix Movie August 1
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Netflix Movie August 1
Hardcore Henry Netflix Movie August 1
Jurassic Park Netflix Movie August 1
Jurassic Park III Netflix Movie August 1
Killing Hasselhoff Netflix Movie August 1
Mad Max Netflix Movie August 1
Mr. Deeds Netflix Movie August 1
Nights in Rodanthe Netflix Movie August 1
Ocean’s Thirteen Netflix Movie August 1
Ocean’s Twelve Netflix Movie August 1
Remember Me Netflix Movie August 1
Rogue Warfare: The Hunt Netflix Movie August 1
Seabiscuit Netflix Movie August 1
Super Monsters: The New Class Netflix Movie August 1
The Addams Family Netflix Movie August 1
The Lost World: Jurassic Park Netflix Movie August 1
The NeverEnding Story Netflix Movie August 1
The NeverEnding Story 2: The Next Chapter Netflix Movie August 1
The Ottoman Lieutenant Netflix Movie August 1
The Ugly Truth Netflix Movie August 1
What Keeps You Alive Netflix Movie August 1
The Matrix Prime Video Movie August 1
The Hunger Games Prime Video Movie August 1
Harley Quinn: Animated series Prime Video TV Shows August 1
The Matrix Revolutions Prime Video Movie August 1
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Prime Video Movie August 1
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 Prime Video Movie August 1
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Prime Video Movie August 1
Serenity Foxtel Movie August 1
Get Him to the Greek Foxtel Movie August 1
Get Smart Foxtel Movie August 1
The World's End Foxtel Movie August 1
Zombieland Foxtel Movie August 1
Changeling Foxtel Movie August 1
Hail, Caesar! Foxtel Movie August 1
Daddy Day Camp Foxtel Movie August 1
Hook Foxtel Movie August 1
Jungle Safari Foxtel Movie August 1
Major Payne Foxtel Movie August 1
Zathura: A Space Adventure Foxtel Movie August 1
Death Wish Foxtel Movie August 1
Gorillas in the Mist Foxtel Movie August 1
High Anxiety Foxtel Movie August 1
Legal Eagles Foxtel Movie August 1
A Warrior's Tail Foxtel Movie August 1
Aquamarine Foxtel Movie August 1
Barbie: A Fairy Secret Foxtel Movie August 1
Barbie: A Perfect Christmas Foxtel Movie August 1
27 Dresses Foxtel Movie August 1
A Good Year Foxtel Movie August 1
Forces of Nature Foxtel Movie August 1
Sleepless in Seattle Foxtel Movie August 1
The Sweetest Thing Foxtel Movie August 1
The Wedding Date Foxtel Movie August 1
Duplicity Foxtel Movie August 1
Almost Love Netflix Movie August 2
Pick of the Litter Netflix Movie August 2
Cold War SBS on Demand Movies August 2
Red Dog Prime Video Movie August 2
Crikey! It's the Irwins: Life in Lockdown Foxtel Special August 2
Red Dog Foxtel Movie August 2
Civil War Acorn TV Documentary August 3
Acute Misfortune Stan Movie August 3
Farewell SBS on Demand Movies August 3
Bandish Bandits (Season 1) Prime Video Movie August 3
Attenborough's Wonder of Eggs Foxtel Special August 3
A Go! Go! Cory Carson Summer Camp Netflix Movie August 4
Malibu Rescue: The Next Wave Netflix Movie August 4
Sam Jay: 3 In The Morning Netflix Movie August 4
Female Agents SBS on Demand Movies August 4
Charlie's Angels (2000) Foxtel Movie August 4
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle Foxtel Movie August 4
The Huntsman: Winter's War Foxtel Movie August 4
Anelka: Misunderstood Netflix Movie August 5
The Company You Keep SBS on Demand Movies August 5
Hiroshima: 75 Years Later Foxtel Special August 5
Ho To Lose Friends & Alienate People Foxtel Movie August 5
Stephen King's Doctor Sleep Foxtel Movie August 5
The East SBS on Demand Movies August 6
What Will Become of US Foxtel Special August 6
Brabham Stan Documentary August 7
Nasha Natasha Netflix Movie August 7
Berlin, Berlin: Lolle on the Run Netflix Movie August 7
The Magic School Bus Rides Again Kids In Space Netflix Movie August 7
Wizards: Tales of Arcadia (Limited Series) Netflix Movie August 7
Work It Netflix Movie August 7
The Shining Foxtel Movie August 7
The Promise Netflix Movie August 8
We Summon the Darkness Netflix Movie August 8
Marianne & Leonard: Words Of Love Prime Video Movie August 8
Arrival Prime Video Movie August 8
Don't Let Go Foxtel Movie August 8
Burning SBS on Demand Movies August 9
Game On: A Comedy Crossover Event Netflix Movie August 10
Nightcrawler Netflix Movie August 10
The Big Show Show (Special Episode) Netflix Movie August 10
The Lost Husband Netflix Movie August 10
El Angel SBS on Demand Movies August 10
The LEGO Batman Movie Foxtel Movie August 10
Michelle Obama: Life after the White House Stan Documentary August 11
Mr. Peabody & Sherman Netflix Movie August 11
Rob Schneider: Asian Momma, Mexican Kids Netflix Movie August 11
Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl Netflix Movie August 12
Mary Shelley SBS on Demand Movies August 12
Ford v Ferrari Foxtel Movie August 12
The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo Stan Movie August 13
Safety Not Guaranteed Netflix Movie August 13
An Easy Girl / Une fille facile Netflix Movie August 13
The Pianist SBS on Demand Movies August 13
Semi-Pro Prime Video Movie August 13
About Time Foxtel Movie August 13
Fearless Netflix Movie August 14
Octonauts & the Caves of Sac Actun Netflix Movie August 14
Project Power Netflix Movie August 14
Public Enemy Number 1 SBS on Demand Movies August 14
Land of the Lost Foxtel Movie August 14
Takki (Limited Series) Netflix Movie August 15
Space Jam BINGE Movie August 15
Top Gun BINGE Movie August 15
The World's End BINGE Movie August 15
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Foxtel Movie August 15
How To Train Your Dragon Foxtel Movie August 15
Top Gun Foxtel Movie August 15
Johnny English Netflix Movie August 16
Les Misérables Netflix Movie August 16
Seventh Son Netflix Movie August 16
The Square SBS on Demand Movies August 16
Snow White And The Huntsman Foxtel Movie August 16
LEGO DC Batman: Family Matters Foxtel Movie August 16
Aurora Teagarden Mysteries 1-6 Acorn TV Movie August 17
Crazy Awesome Teachers / Guru-Guru Gokil Netflix Movie August 17
Drunk Parents Netflix Movie August 17
Drunken Master SBS on Demand Movies August 17
Project A II SBS on Demand Movies August 18
Crímenes de Familia / The Crimes That Bind Netflix Movie August 19
Police Story II SBS on Demand Movies August 19
Bully, Coward, Victim, The Story of Roy Cohn BINGE Movie August 19
The Expendables Stan Movie August 20
High Score (Limited Series) Netflix Movie August 20
Good Kisser Netflix Movie August 20
John Was Trying to Contact Aliens Netflix Movie August 20
Armour Of God II SBS on Demand Movies August 20
Alien TV Netflix Movie August 21
Fuego negro Netflix Movie August 21
The Sleepover Netflix Movie August 21
Burn After Reading Foxtel Movie August 21
Portrait of a Lady on Fire Stan Movie August 22
Les Miserables The Staged Concert Prime Video Movie August 22
1BR Netflix Movie August 23
Septembers of Shiraz Netflix Movie August 23
Theeb SBS on Demand Movies August 23
Red Dog BINGE Movie August 23
Black Rain SBS on Demand Movies August 24
The Devil's Double SBS on Demand Movies August 25
DC’S Stargirl BINGE Movie August 25
Jumanji: The Next Level Prime Video Movie August 25
Jumanji: The Next Level Foxtel Movie August 25
Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol Netflix Movie August 26
Rising Phoenix (2020) Netflix Movie August 26
Young Adam SBS on Demand Movies August 26
Knives Out Prime Video Movie August 26
Fisherman's Friends Prime Video Movie August 26
The Bridge Curse Netflix Movie August 27
The Frozen Ground Netflix Movie August 27
Nightcrawler SBS on Demand Movies August 27
I am Woman Stan Movie August 28
Unknown Origins Netflix Movie August 28
Get Duked! Prime Video Movie August 28
V for Vendetta Foxtel Movie August 28
Cats BINGE Movie August 29
Dolittle Prime Video Movie August 29
Cats Prime Video Movie August 29
Dolittle Foxtel Movie August 29
Cats Foxtel Movie August 29
Love Fraud Stan Docuseries August 30
Casino Royale Netflix Movie August 31
Quantum of Solace Netflix Movie August 31
Wonder Woman BINGE Movie August 31
Wonder Woman (2017) Foxtel Movie August 31
Iron Man Armored Adventures (Season 1-2) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
My Perfect Landing (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Operation Ouch (Season 1 + Special) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Toradora! (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Agent Hamilton SBS on Demand TV Shows Premiere
Connected (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Acorn TV TV Shows Premiere
Doctor Finlay (Season 1-4) Acorn TV TV Shows Premiere
Difficult People Season 1-3 SBS on Demand TV Shows Premiere
Immigration Nation (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Mystery Lab (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Little Birds Stan TV Shows Premiere
Mirage SBS on Demand TV Shows Premiere
Mr and Mrs Murder (Season 1) Stan TV Shows Premiere
World’s Most Wanted (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Chimerica (Season 1) Stan TV Shows Premiere
Sing On! Germany (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Tiny Creatures (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Word Party Songs (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
The Carmichael Show (Season 1-3) SBS on Demand TV Shows Premiere
A Touch of Frost Acorn TV TV Shows Premiere
Julie and the Phantoms (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
10 Things You Don’t Know Hayu TV Shows Premiere
(Un)Well (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Spiral (Season 1-7) SBS on Demand TV Shows Premiere
The Feed SBS on Demand TV Shows Premiere
Battlestar Galactica (Seasons 1-4) Stan TV Shows Premiere
Teenage Bounty Hunters (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
The Great Heist / El robo del siglo (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
The Legend of Korra (Seasons 1-4) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Ojo’s in d’ House (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Miranda (Season 1-3) Acorn TV TV Shows Premiere
McCallum (Season 1-2) Acorn TV TV Shows Premiere
DeMarcus Family Rules (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Stan Lee's Lucky Man (Season 1-3) SBS on Demand TV Shows Premiere
Evil Stan TV Shows Premiere
Biohackers (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Great Pretender (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Trigonometry SBS on Demand TV Shows Premiere
Hoops (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Dark Money (Season 1) Stan TV Shows Premiere
Family Business Acorn TV TV Shows Premiere
Emily’s Wonder Lab (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
La venganza de Analía / Ana’s Revenge (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Million Dollar Beach House (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Sanctuary SBS on Demand TV Shows Premiere
Blood & Treasure (Season 1) Stan TV Shows Premiere
All Together Now (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
Cobra Kai (Seasons 1 & 2) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
I AM A KILLER: Released (Season 1) Netflix TV Shows Premiere
The O.C. (Season 1-4) BINGE TV Shows Premiere
House (Season 1-3) BINGE TV Shows Premiere
I'll Be Gone in the Dark BINGE TV Shows Premiere
World on Fire BINGE TV Shows Premiere
Perry Mason BINGE TV Shows Premiere
Lovecraft Country BINGE TV Shows Premiere
The Elephant Hospital BINGE TV Shows Premiere
World's Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji Prime Video TV Shows Premiere
The Office (UK) Christmas Specials (Season 1-2) Prime Video TV Shows Premiere
Orphan Black (Season 1-5) Prime Video TV Shows Premiere
The West Wing (Season 1-7) Prime Video TV Shows Premiere
David Makes Man (Season 1) Prime Video TV Shows Premiere
24 (Season 1-8) Prime Video TV Shows Premiere
Jessy And Nessy (Season 1) Prime Video TV Shows Premiere
Misfits (Season 1-5) Prime Video TV Shows Premiere
The O.C. (Season 1-4) Foxtel TV Series Premiere
Real Housewives of Potomac (Season 5) Foxtel TV Series Premiere
Alone (Season 7) Foxtel TV Series Premiere
The Great Hotel Escape Foxtel TV Series Premiere
Britain's Best Home Cook (Season 2) Foxtel TV Series Premiere
The Windsors: Inside the Royal Dynasty Foxtel TV Series Premiere
Aussie Lobster Men (Season 3) Foxtel TV Series Premiere
I'll Be Gone in the Dark Foxtel TV Series Premiere
Pilgrimage: Road to Istanbul Foxtel TV Series Premiere
Killer Tapes Foxtel TV Series Premiere
Lovecraft Country Foxtel TV Series Premiere
Death Row: New Arrivals Foxtel TV Series Premiere
We Hunt Together Foxtel TV Series Premiere
Stargirl Foxtel TV Series Premiere
Googlebox Australia (Season 12) Foxtel TV Series Premiere
Burden of Truth (Season 3) Foxtel TV Series Premiere
Counting On (Season 5) Foxtel TV Series Premiere
The Murder Tapes Foxtel TV Series Premiere

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