New Movies and TV Shows in August 2022

New Movies and TV Shows in August 2022

Black Site, House of the Dragon and Code 404 are coming to Sky Cinema and NOW in August 2022.  (SkyUK)

black side, house of the dragon and code 404 are going to Sky Cinema and NOW in August 2022. (SkyUK)

It’s time to return to Westeros this month on Sky Cinema and NOW game of Thrones prequel series house of the dragon leads Sky’s offer in August. This glittering series is at the heart of the streamer’s production, but there’s also a third series for the Daniel Mays and Stephen Graham comedy code 404 – via a technologically advanced police officer.

On the movie front, the father of the bride Remake comes alongside a CIA thriller starring Michelle Monaghan and a documentary about the life and death of Princess Diana.

Of course, NOW offers the option to purchase one of their tailored memberships that reflect the type of content you want to watch. For movie lovers there is the NOW Cinema membership, while TV junkies can purchase the NOW Entertainment membership and sports fans can purchase the NOW Sports membership.

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Here’s what’s new on Sky Cinema and NOW next month…

New films on Sky Cinema and NOW in August 2022

father of the bride (5th of August)

The novel of the 1940s father of the bride has already been adapted for the big screen twice, with the 1990 version starring Steve Martin being by far the best known. Now it’s been revived, with Andy Garcia and Gloria Estefan leading this Cuban-American version of the story. You play a couple on the verge of divorce who pause when one of their daughters announces that she is getting married in a month.

The good neighbor (6th of August)

Jonathan Rhys Meyers who played Henry VIII in TV series The TudorsShe plays the title character in this lurid thriller. He is the neighbor of Luke Kleintank’s character David and the two are in a car together when David hits and kills a bicyclist. They flee the scene and agree to keep the crime a secret, which causes problems when David meets and falls in love with the dead girl’s sister.

black side (12. August)

Michelle Monaghan leads the cast of action thriller Black Site.  (sky cinema)

Michelle Monaghan leads the cast of action thriller black side. (sky cinema)

Michelle Monaghan and Jason Clarke take center stage in this thriller set within the confines of a secretive CIA facility dedicated to high profile criminal targets. Monaghan plays Abby Trent – the base’s agent in charge – while Clarke plays the cruel serial killer Hatchet, responsible for the murder of Abby’s husband. When Hatchet is freed and begins murdering her colleagues, Abby must thwart his bid for freedom.

The princess (14 Aug)

This Ed Perkins documentary, which hit theaters earlier this year after appearing at the Sundance Film Festival, uses archival footage to weave together the tapestry of Princess Diana’s time in the royal family limelight. It’s an invigorating watch, and it goes straight to the heart of how Britain’s obsession with the palace soap opera contributed to Diana’s untimely death.

New TV on Sky and NOW in August 2022

Bakugan Evolutions S4 (1 Aug)

This anime series continues to explore the relationship between a teenage group of video creators and the eponymous race of biomechanical creatures they discovered.

The Deadly Attraction Murders (August 1 via Peacock)

Carolyn Warmus was the focus of enormous tabloid attention when she was nicknamed “The Fateful attraction Killer” from the press after allegedly murdering her lover’s wife, in a nod to the 1980s erotic thriller. This two-part documentary special explores whether Warmus was actually responsible for the crime, or if she simply turned out to be a narrative-friendly scapegoat.

Irma Vep S1 (2 Aug)

Alicia Vikander is directing the cast of Olivier Assaya's television adaptation of his own film, Irma Vep.  (HBO/Sky)

Alicia Vikander leads the cast of Olivier Assayas’ TV adaptation of his own film Irma Vep. (HBO/Sky)

Acclaimed French filmmaker Olivier Assayas returns to the terrain he covered in his 1996 film Irma Vep with this eight-part series for HBO. Alicia Vikander plays actress Mira Harberg, who hopes to regain her reputation after a tabloid scandal by playing the role of Irma Vep in a remake of the silent film series Les vampires. Over time, the line between reality and fiction blurs for Mira.

New Amsterdam S4 (weekly starting August 3)

America loves a medical drama, with New Amsterdam follows dr Max Goodwin (Ryan Eggold), who takes over one of America’s oldest public hospitals. The fourth season is the penultimate episode of the show, ending after five seasons. The cast also includes former Doctor Who Stern Freema Agyeman.

code 404 S3 (weekly from August 4th)

One of Sky’s most entertaining comedy series returns for a third run as Daniel Mays and Stephen Graham rekindle their unlikely sidekick-cop partnership code 404 Mays again plays the AI-enhanced DI John Major opposite Graham as the able DI Roy Carver. This time they investigate the murder of one of their colleagues.

Stevie Nicks: Live at Red Rocks (5th of August)

Filmed amid the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, this 1986 concert follows Stevie Nicks on the final day of her first solo tour after leaving Fleetwood Mac.

Gambling pranks by Micah Richards S1 (weekly from August 6th)

Micah Richards and Sky Sports colleague Adam Smith are helming a new prank-based series.  (SkyUK)

Micah Richards and Sky Sports colleague Adam Smith are helming a new prank-based series. (Sky UK)

Micah Richards has become as famous for his laugh as he is for his football skills, and he brings that reputation to this new series, which focuses on his love of pranks. With hidden cameras, he places famous faces from the football world in absurd situations.

Paul Simon: Under African Skies (6th of August)

Paul Simon celebrates the 15th anniversary of his landmark album Graceland with this concert filmed in South Africa. The album featured a range of African talent.

Sound revolution: Tangerine Dream (7 Aug)

Tangerine Dream founder Edgar Froese passed away in 2015 and this documentary pays homage to the impact he and the group had on music history. It uses new interviews and previously unreleased archive footage to tell the story of Tangerine Dream.

Cirque du Soleil: Delirium (9 Aug)

Cirque du Soleil’s first-ever arena show brings the group’s unique blend of showmanship and acrobatics to an even bigger screen than they’ve used in the past.

One Shot: The Football Factory (11 Aug)

Filmed over a period of 18 months, this series follows young South London footballers as they hone their skills in hopes of being spotted by a big club and catapulted to stardom on the sport’s biggest stage.

house of the dragon (weekly from August 12)

Two centuries before the events of game of ThronesWesteros was ruled by the blond dragon riders of the Targaryen dynasty. It is into this world that this new series transports viewers as Paddy Considine’s King Viserys I Targaryen sits on the Iron Throne and his children – played by Matt Smith and Emma D’Arcy – prepare to succeed him. Experience thrones Director Miguel Sapochnik is directing the first episode.

A league of its own S17 (weekly starting August 18)

The sports-based panel show returns for another series, with host Romesh Ranganathan joined by team captain Jamie Redknapp and a rotating selection of guests from the world of sports, comedy and entertainment.

The Numan Method (TBC)

Gary Numan announced his retirement from the music business in 1981, interrupting what seemed like a meteoric rise. This documentary follows Numan as he speaks candidly about what fueled his decision to leave the spotlight as he prepares for his comeback at Wembley Arena in May 2022.

bull S6 (TBC)

This legal drama returns, and Michael Weatherly’s lead psychologist works to rescue his kidnapped daughter. The kidnapper has threatened to evade police interference, meaning it’s all the fault of Bull and his team.

day of the Dead S1 (TBC)

Day of the Dead follows half a dozen strangers as they try to survive an undead invasion.  (Heaven)

day of the Dead follows half a dozen strangers as they try to survive an undead invasion. (Heaven)

Based on the 1985 film of the same name by famed zombie maestro George A. Romero, this series focuses on a group of six strangers trying to survive during the first 24 hours of a zombie epidemic.

killers in my village S6 (TBC)

This true crime series returns to explore more horrifying acts of violence committed in the picturesque, idyllic settings of British villages and country homes.

MC Grammar Wonder Raps S2 (TBC)

MC Grammar returns with more educational raps designed to help kids engage with some of the topics they’ll be covering in Key Stage Two.

Patagonia (TBC)

Patagonia, which includes parts of Argentina and Chile, is one of the least explored regions on earth and is therefore home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. This breathtaking series delves into the secret lives of the creatures that call this harsh landscape their home.

More films and TV on Sky Cinema and NOW in August 2022

August 7th

blue bayou (2021)

13 August

Ghosts of the Ozarks (2021)

August 14th

profile (2018)

August 19th

donkey forever (2022)

Watch: Trailer for donkey forever

August 21st

A diary for Jordan (2021)

26th of August

singing 2 (2021)

August 28th

jockey (2021)

Watch: Trailer for singing 2

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