August is already halfway through and so we look ahead to the rest of the month. What’s new to see on streaming service Netflix in the next two weeks? Let’s dive right in!Ted 2 (2015)
Director: Seth MacFarlane | Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane, Amanda Seyfried, Jessica Barth | Release date: 16 augustus
In the successor of Ted from 2012 we happily continue with the nonsense. This time, Ted wants to have a baby with his human girlfriend. One problem: this is not allowed by law. Ted decides to hire a lawyer and starts a lawsuit to make it happen.
Director: Bruno Garotti | Cast: Larissa Manoela, Thati Lopes, Bruno Montaleone, David Sherod | Release date: 18 augustus
Wanting to turn things around, two best friends set out as exchange students on an adventure abroad, after which they will never be the same. But can they stay out of trouble?
Sweet Girl (2021)
Director: Brian Andrew Mendoza | Cast: Isabela Moner, Jason Momoa, Adria Arjona, Amy Brenneman | Release date: 20 augustus
Dedicated family man Ray Cooper vows to bring justice against the drug company that has a life-saving drug off the market just before his wife dies of cancer. But his search for the truth leads Ray and his daughter Rachel into grave danger. Ray’s mission turns into a quest for revenge, protecting the only family he has.The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf (2021)
Director: Kwang Il Han | Cast: Graham McTavish, Theo James, Mary McDonnell, Lara powder | Release date: 23 augustus
Vesemir escapes his poverty by becoming a Witcher. He kills monsters for honor, glory and money. But when a new threat arises, he must face his past and face demons.
Director: Joshua Rofé | Cast: Bob Ross | Release date: 25 augustus
The never-before-seen story behind the landscape painter and host of ‘The Joy of Painting’, Bob Ross.
Director: Roselyne Bosch | Cast: Andreas Wilson, Emma Griffiths Malin, Diogo Infante, Ed Stoppard | Release date: 25 augustus
Europe, the near future. Thomas Nielsen is an expert in molecular biology. Like many of his ambitious colleagues, he believes that genetic engineering can improve humans. Vincent Iparrak, nicknamed De Jager, is a charismatic serial killer who throated his female victims with a hunting knife. Locked up in a state-of-the-art prison, he awaits his execution. Thomas makes Iparrak a very attractive offer. The scientist will prove that Iparrak’s DNA has errors. This allows him to avoid the death penalty. But there is one condition. The killer must grant Thomas permission for an experiment: injecting a serum that alters the genes and neutralizes the murderous impulses. But is science able to correct God’s mistakes?
The Old Ways (2020)
Director: Christopher Alender | Cast: Brigitte Kali Canales, Andrea Cortes, Julia Vera, Sal lopez | Release date: 25 augustus
Cristina is a journalist of Mexican origin. She travels to her ancestors’ home in Veracruz to investigate a tale of sorcery. There she is kidnapped by a group of locals who claim she is the reincarnation of the devil.
He’s All That (2021)
Director: Mark Waters | Cast: Matthew Lillard, Rachael Leigh Cook, Tanner Buchanan, Madison Pettis | Release date: 27 augustus
An influencer who specializes in makeovers makes a bold bet. She claims she can transform an unpopular classmate into the prom king in this remake of teen classic She’s All That.
SAS: Red Notice (2021)
Director: Magnus Martens | Cast: Sam Heughan, Hannah John-Kamen, Ruby Rose, Andy Serkis | Release date: 27 augustus
A small army of well-trained criminals led by Laszlo Antonov has hijacked the Eurostar deep below the English Channel. They are holding 400 travelers hostage and planning to blow up the Channel and start an economic war against the government. However, they are unaware that one of the hostages is SAS employee Tom Buckingham, who is on board with his wife and their unborn baby. Tom has only one chance to stop Laszlo and his group of criminals and he will do everything in his power to save his love and the rest of the passengers.