New Movies and TV Shows in August 2022

black site, house of the dragon Y Code 404 head to Sky Cinema and NOW in August 2022. (Sky UK)

It’s time to return to Westeros this month in Sky Cinema and NOW, with game of Thrones prequel series house of the dragon leading the Sky offer in August. That brilliant series is at the core of the streamer’s output, but there’s also a third series for the comedy from Daniel Mays and Stephen Graham. Code 404 – about a technologically advanced policeman.

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

Of course, NOW offers the opportunity to purchase one of their personalized memberships, reflecting the kinds of things you want to see. For movie lovers, there is the NOW Cinema Membership, while couch potatoes can purchase the NOW Entertainment Membership and sports fans have the NOW Sports Membership available.

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This is what’s new on Sky Cinema and NOW in the next month…

New movies on Sky Cinema and NOW in August 2022

father of the bride (August 5)

The 1940 novel father of the bride It’s already been adapted twice for the big screen, with the ’90s version starring Steve Martin being by far the most famous. Now it has been resurrected once again, with Andy Garcia and Gloria Estefan leading this Cuban-American version of history. They play a couple on the verge of divorce who is stopped when one of her daughters announces that she is engaged to be married in a month.

the good neighbor (6th August)

Jonathan Rhys Meyers, who played Henry VIII in the television series The Tudors, plays the main character in this hair-raising thriller. He is a 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 presents problems when David meets and falls in love with the dead girl’s sister.

black site (August 12)

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

Michelle Monaghan leads the cast of the action thriller black site. (Sky cinema)

Michelle Monaghan and Jason Clarke take center stage in this thriller set in the confines of a secret CIA facility for high-value criminal targets. Monaghan plays Abby Trent, the agent in charge of the base, while Clarke is the gruesome serial killer Hatchet, responsible for murdering Abby’s husband. When Hatchet breaks free and starts murdering his colleagues, it’s up to Abby to thwart her attempt at freedom.

The princess (August 14)

Released in theaters earlier this year after appearing at the Sundance Film Festival, this Ed Perkins documentary uses archival footage to weave the tapestry of Princess Diana’s time in the royal family spotlight. It’s an invigorating watch and doesn’t mince words in depicting how Britain’s obsession with the palace soap opera contributed to Diana’s untimely demise.

New TV on Sky and NOW in August 2022

Bakugan Evolutions S4 (August 1)

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

The Fatal Attraction Murders (August 1 via Peacock)

Carolyn Warmus found herself at the center of enormous tabloid attention when she was dubbed “The Fatal Attraction Killer” by the press after allegedly murdering his lover’s wife, referring to the 1980s erotic thriller. This special two-part documentary delves into whether Warmus was actually responsible for the crime, or if it just happened to be to be a narrative-friendly scapegoat.

irma see S1 (Aug 2)

Alicia Vikander leads the cast of Olivier Assayas' television adaptation of her own film Irma Vep.  (HBO/Sky)

Alicia Vikander leads the cast of Olivier Assayas’ television adaptation of his own film irma see. (HBO/Sky)

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

new amsterdam S4 (weekly starting August 3)

America loves medical dramas, with new amsterdam following Dr. Max Goodwin (Ryan Eggold) as he takes over one of the oldest public hospitals in the US. The fourth season is the penultimate run of the show, ending after five seasons. The cast also includes former doctor who star Freema Agyeman.

Code 404 S3 (weekly starting August 4)

One of Sky’s funniest comedy series returns for the third time as Daniel Mays and Stephen Graham relive their unlikely buddy-cop partnership to Code 404. Mays again stars as the AI-enhanced DI John Major opposite Graham as the slick DI Roy Carver. This time, they are investigating the murder of one of his colleagues.

Stevie Nicks: Live at Red Rocks (August 5)

This 1986 concert, filmed in the middle of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, follows Stevie Nicks on the final date of his inaugural solo tour after leaving Fleetwood Mac.

Micah Richards Player Jokes S1 (weekly starting August 6)

Micah Richards and his Sky Sports colleague Adam Smith are fronting a new series based on pranks.  (Sky UK)

Micah Richards and his Sky Sports colleague Adam Smith are fronting a new series based on pranks. (Sky UK)

Micah Richards has become as famous for his laughter as he is for his football prowess and he’s capitalizing on that reputation in this new series where he puts his love of pranks center stage. Through the use of hidden cameras, he subjects famous faces from the world of football to absurd situations.

Paul Simon: Under African Skies (6th August)

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

Sound Revolution: Tangerine Dream (August 7th)

Tangerine Dream founder Edgar Froese passed away in 2015 and this documentary serves as a tribute to the impact he and the group had on musical history. It uses new interviews as well as never-before-seen archive footage to tell the story of Tangerine Dream.

Cirque du Soleil: Delirium (August 9)

Cirque du Soleil’s first ever arena show transposes the group’s unique combination of showmanship and acrobatics onto an even larger canvas than they have used in the past.

One Shot: The Soccer Factory (August 11)

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

house of the dragon (weekly starting August 12)

Two centuries before the events of game of Thrones, Westeros was ruled by the blond dragonriders of the Targaryen dynasty. It is to that world that this new series transports viewers, with Paddy Considine’s King Viserys I Targaryen sitting on the Iron Throne and his children, played by Matt Smith and Emma D’Arcy preparing to succeed him. Experienced thrones director Miguel Sapochnik is at the helm of the first episode.

your own league S17 (weekly from 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 worlds of sports, comedy and entertainment.

The Numan Method (to be confirmed)

Gary Numan announced his retirement from the music business in 1981, cutting short a seemingly meteoric rise. This documentary follows Numan as he opens up about what prompted his decision to step out of the spotlight, as he prepares for his return to Wembley Arena in May 2022.

Bull S6 (to be confirmed)

This legal drama returns, with Michael Weatherly’s titular psychologist working to rescue his kidnapped daughter. The kidnapper has threatened him to prevent the involvement of the police, which means that everything depends on Bull and his team.

Day of the Dead S1 (to be confirmed)

Day of the Dead follows half a dozen strangers trying to survive an invasion of the undead.  (Darling)

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

Based on the 1985 film of the same name by famed master zombie George A. Romero, this series centers on a group of six strangers who work to survive through the first 24 hours of a zombie epidemic.

killer in my town S6 (to be confirmed)

This true crime series returns to explore more horrific acts of violence perpetrated in the picturesque and bucolic surroundings of British villages and country dwellings.

MC Grammar Wonder Raps S2 (to be confirmed)

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

Patagonia (to be confirmed)

Comprising parts of Argentina and Chile, Patagonia is one of the least explored regions on Earth and is therefore home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. This amazing series delves into the secret lives of the creatures that make this harsh landscape their home.

Other movies and TV on Sky Cinema and NOW in August 2022

August 7th

blue bayou (2021)

August 13

Ghosts of the Ozarks (2021)

August 14

Profile (2018)

August 19

donkey forever (2022)

See: Trailer for donkey forever

August 21

A diary for Jordan (2021)

26 of August

sing 2 (2021)

August 28

Jockey (2021)

See: Trailer for sing 2

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