Wonder what Netflix is adding to its library this month? For starters, three Ch 8 dramas — the Rui En-starring In-Laws (above); Entangled with Kate Pang and Aileen Tan, and the culinary-themed Bountiful Blessings, featuring Jessica Hsuan and Tay Ping Hui — are now available on the streaming platform. So what else can you look out for? Information correct at time of writing.
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later
The counsellors of Camp Firewood —Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, Janeane Garofalo — are back, older but necessarily wiser, this time in 1991. Available Aug 4.
Marvel’s The Defenders
Jessica Jones! [Expletive] yeah! Daredevil! [Expletive] yeah! Luke Cage [Expletive] yeah! Iron Fist! Er, okay! Can they play well together to save New York from Sigourney Weaver’s big bad? Available Aug 18
The TV version of the Stephen King novella (previously made into a movie by Frank Darabont) about a small town shrouded in a mysterious haze. (We know the feeling.) Available Aug 25.
Docu about doping in sports, and more specifically, Russia’s state-sponsored Olympic doping programme. Available Aug 4
Wacky comedy starring Marlon Wayans as a guy who keeps waking up in the buff in a hotel elevator… over and over again. Available Aug 11
American remake of the Japanese horror/manga by the director of Blair Witch and You’re Next. Please don’t suck. Available Aug 25