New month, New web series to binge-watch! Time and again, Netflix has emerged as the leader of OTT platforms. This has been mainly made possible by its huge amount of original content. As always Netflix is releasing several series, including the much-awaited Sacred Games S2.
So, here we present to you everything that is coming to Netflix India this August 2019:
Dear White People: Volume 3
Justin Simien returns to offer more social commentary with this exploration of racism, white privilege, and cultural appropriation and assimilation at a fictional Ivy League university. Giancarlo Esposito jumps from narrator to on-screen character, as the end of season 2 showed, and a few guests will join him in season 3 which further delves into the mysterious Order of X.
Release Date: August 2, 2019
Derry Girls: Season 2
Follow Erin and her friends as they grow up in a world of armed police in armoured Land Rovers and British Army checkpoints in 1990s Northern Ireland and attempt to navigate the highs and lows of being teenagers.
Release Date: August 2, 2019
Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj: Volume 4
“The Daily Show” alumnus Hasan Minhaj gets the spotlight to himself — and his name in the title — on this Netflix original series. The Peabody Award-winning comic explores the modern cultural and political landscape with depth and sincerity. In each weekly episode, he uses his unique comedic voice and storytelling skill to investigate the larger trends shaping the fragmented world.
Release Date: August 4, 2019
An unassuming San Francisco chef becomes the latest in a line of assassins chosen to keep the mystical Wu powers out of the wrong hands. This supernatural crime drama stars Iko Uwais, Byron Mann, Lewis Tan, Lawrence Kao, Celia Au, Li Jun Li, Tommy Flanagan and Katheryn Winnick. The first season received positive reviews, with critics praising the fight choreography, and the cast performances.
Release Date: August 8, 2019
GLOW: Season 3
The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling — Alison Brie and Betty Gilpin among them — are headed to ‘80s Las Vegas for the third season, where they will be joined by Geena Davis (Thelma & Louise) as Sandy Devereaux St. Clair — now that’s what you call a name — the entertainment director of the Fan-Tan Hotel and Casino. That’s the Vegas venue where said ladies will do said wrestling.
Release Date: August 9, 2019
Sacred Games: Season 2
Netflix‘s first original series from India is back for a sophomore run that will span beyond the Indian borders and feature the likes of Kalki Koechlin and Ranvir Shorey. Both their characters will be part of the present-day timeline, as Ganesh Gaitonde (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) meets his mentor Guruji (Pankaj Tripathi). While Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan) tries to thwart a potential nuclear attack in Mumbai.
Release Date: August 15, 2019
Mindhunter: Season 2
David Fincher returns as director and executive producer for the eight-episode return. Mindhunter looks at the early days of criminal psychology and profiling at the FBI, with the two special agents and professor studying the Atlanta murders of 1979-81. Charles Manson and the Son of Sam might feature.
Release Date: August 16, 2019
13 Reasons Why: Season 3
Two weeks after her tragic death, a classmate named Clay finds a mysterious box on his porch. Inside the box are recordings made by Hannah — on whom Clay had a crush — in which she explains the 13 reasons why she chose to commit suicide. If Clay decides to listen to the recordings, he will find out if and how he made the list. Through Clay and Hannah’s dual narratives, the plot tells an intricate and heart-warming tale. Season 3 continues to explore the deepening mystery while showing how the turn of events affect our main characters.
Release Date: August 23, 2019
Ayushmann Khurrana stars as a cop in this exploration of casteism, religious discrimination, and the current socio-political situation in India. From Mulk writer-director Anubhav Sinha, Article 15 tracks a police investigation into a missing persons’ case involving three teenage girls of a small village. While the film was criticised for being casteist itself and providing an outsider’s perspective. But it’s still a hard-hitting, well-made movie.
Release Date: August 24, 2019
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
When three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis’ power, they set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and try to save their world. The series is a prequel to the Jim Henson film The Dark Crystal(1982). There will be ten episodes and the series will explore the world of Thra created for the original film.
Release Date: August 30, 2019