With new original TV series, movies and exclusive shows, Amazon Prime subscribers will be spoilt for choice browsing through Amazon’s streaming TV catalogue. Among Amazon Prime Video’s August new releases – plenty of them this August 2021 – are some highly anticipated titles for viewers, such as brand new releases Cruel Summer and Nine Perfect Strangers, the second seasons of Modern Love, Star Trek: Lower Decks and Fernando, as well as exclusive movies Bad Stories and Evangelion: 3.0 + 1.01 Thrice Upon A Time.
An increasingly rich catalog for Amazon Prime subscribers and that will continue to expand: Amazon announce new productions and news in the area of Amazon Original products for its streaming TV platform, such as the new film with Laura Pausini, the series Mammals, the second season of Clarkson’s Farm and the documentary on footballer Robert Lewandowski.
The series not to be missed
A psychological thriller about three summers in the 1990s, when a beautiful and popular teenager disappears and another girl, who apparently has nothing to do with her, is transformed from a sweet and awkward outsider into the most popular young person in town and the most hated person in America. The 10-episode series stars executive producer Jessica Biel in the role. Coming August 6, with one episode per week.
Modern Love returns for a highly anticipated second season with an all-star cast and new stories of love and relationships told in all their complexity and beauty, and inspired by the New York Times column of the same name. The eight-episode second season of the acclaimed series Modern Love brings to the screen a series of stories about relationships, connections, betrayals and revelations. On Prime Video starting August 13.
Star Trek: Lower Decks
Developed by Emmy winner Mike McMahan (Rick and Morty, Solar Opposites), Star Trek: Lower Decks takes place in 2,380 and focuses on the support crew serving on one of Starfleet’s least important starships, the U.S.S. Cerritos. Ensigns Mariner, Boimler, Rutherford and Tendi must continue to perform their duties as well as have a social life, and often this happens while the ship is being hit by dozens of galactic anomalies. The first episode will be available from August 13. The next nine will be released weekly until the season finale scheduled for October 15.
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Nine Perfect Strangers
Is Masha batshit crazy or is she the solution to everything? The answer to that question will come at the end of the Prime Video TV series “Nine Perfect Strangers.” Amazon Prime Video presented today with the official trailer the first images of the TV series starring Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy: eight episodes based on the bestselling novel by Australian author Liane Moriarty.
Masha played by Nicole Kidman is the woman whose mission is to restore the minds and bodies of nine strangers in a luxury wellness resort that promises a process of healing and transformation.
Coming August 20, the first three episodes, with one a week to follow.
Kevin Can F**k Himself
Kevin Can F**k Himself follows the story of Allison McRoberts (Emmy award-winning actress Annie Murphy), a woman we feel like we’ve known all our lives: the prototypical Sitcom wife. She’s beautiful and can take a joke well even when it’s directed at her, and she’s married to a guy who won the wedding lottery. We follow her as she opens her eyes to see things as they are and turns against all the injustices in her life. On Prime Video starting August 27.
The second season will consist of 4 episodes that follow the famous Spanish driver during his highly anticipated return to F1 with Renault and will offer Prime Video customers an overview of the arduous journey and the great challenges faced by the Spanish driver on and off the track to return to compete at the highest level after two years of absence. Available from August 27.
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Original and exclusive movies
Starting August 3, Pessime Storie, a four-part film signed by Javier Fesser, will be available on Prime. The film earned three nominations for the 2021 Goya Awards, including Best Special Effects and Best Screenplay.
EVANGELION:3.0+1.01 THRICE UPON A TIME is the fourth and final chapter of the new Evangelion film release. The anime film – a box office record among films by legendary creator, screenwriter and director Hideaki Anno (Shin Godzilla) and the most watched film in Japanese cinemas in 2021 – is directed by Kazuya Tsurumaki, Katsuichi Nakayama and Mahiro Maeda, and of course chief director Anno. The hit saga is a Japanese pop culture anime phenomenon based on the story of Evangelion, an artificial, multifunctional humanoid weapon, and the Angels, an unknown life form that takes shape after Earth is destroyed by a catastrophic event. Coming August 13 on Amazon Prime Video.
A movie with a stellar cast, coming August 26 on Amazon Prime Video. Rescued as a child by legendary assassin Moody (Samuel L. Jackson) and raised “by the family business” Anna (Maggie Q) is the world’s most qualified hit woman. But when Moody – the man who was like a father to her and taught her all about trust and survival – is brutally murdered, Anna vows revenge. Finding herself entangled with an enigmatic killer (Michael Keaton), whose attraction to her goes far beyond that of del cat for the mouse, their showdown becomes increasingly deadly and the loose ends of a life spent killing will become more and more pressing.
BORAT: VHS Cassette of Material Deemed “Sub-acceptable” By Kazakhstan Ministry of Censorship and Circumcision
Previously unreleased footage from the Oscar-nominated film Borat sequel Cinema.
Borat’s American Lockdown
A 40-minute reality show by Borat Sagdiyev (Sacha Baron Cohen) in which he spends 5 days during the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic with two plotters.
Debunking Borat (Documentary Short Specials)
In six short films Borat’s two lockdown buddies will see their own conspiracy theories debunked by some of the world’s top experts. The six episodes are titled: “Vaccine Microchip”, “Mail-in Ballots Scam”, “Soros”, “China Virus”, “Gates’ Bricks”, “Hillary Clinton & Blood Libel”.
Brutus Vs. Cesar
The Amazon Original French comedy from actor and director Kheiron (Mauvaises Herbes, Nous trois ou rien) is set in Rome, just before the coming of Christ and during Caesar’s empire. The senators Rufus and Cassius have an idea to put an end to his tyranny: ask Brutus, Caesar’s son, to kill his own father. Seeking revenge against his own father who has always disowned him, Brutus accepts and prepares to become a hero. There’s only one problem: he has none of what it takes to be one. Starting August 31 on Prime Video.
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New movies coming soon
All of Freud’s Fault | August 1
The Iron Mask | August 1
The Kingdom | August 1
Monster | August 2
A Profile for Two | August 2
A Promise | August 2
Mister Morgan | August 2
The Giver – The World of Jonas | August 4
Equals | August 4
Revenge of the Losers | August 5
The Endless | August 5
She’s Still Talking to Me | August 8
Head Up | August 9
The Detachment | August 9
Evangelion:1.11 You Are (Not) Alone. | August 13
Evangelion:3.33 You Can (Not) Redo. | August 13
Evangelion:2.22 You Can (Not) Advance. | 13 August
Rifkin’s Festival | 19 August
The A.S.O. up my sleeve | 19 August
Territory – The Ice Gold| 19 August
A Dangerous Man| 20 August
3022 | 26 August
The Fifth Power | 26 August
My Name is Nobody | 29 August
New series coming soon
Vikings – the sixth season | 1 August
The O.C – the four seasons | 9 August
Bleach – the fifth season | 30 August
Movies coming soon
The Dead Don’t Die | 1 August
Pets 2 | 7 August
Ma | 7 August
Escobar: The Glamour of Evil | 18 August
I’m Running Home | 21 August
Business Friends | 27 August
Buffy the Vampire Slayer – season one through seven | August 31
The Americans – season one through six | August 31
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