It’s time to return to Westeros this month on Sky Cinema and NOW, with game of Thrones prequel series House of the Dragon protagonist of the August Sky offer. That glittering series is at the heart of the streamer’s output, but there’s also a third series for Daniel Mays and Stephen Graham’s comedy. Code 404 – about a technologically advanced cop.
On the film 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.
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Here are the news on Sky Cinema and NOW next month …
New films on Sky Cinema and NOW in August 2022
Father of the bride (August 5)
The novel of the 1940s Father of the bride it has already been adapted twice for the big screen, with the ’90s version starring Steve Martin by far the most famous. Now he’s risen once again, with Andy Garcia and Gloria Estefan leading this Cuban-American version of the story. They play a couple on the verge of divorce who are blocked when one of their daughters announces that she will be getting married in a month.
The good neighbor (August 6)
Jonathan Rhys Meyers, who played Henry VIII in a TV series The Tudors, plays the title character in this horrifying thriller. He is the neighbor of Luke Kleintank’s character, David, and the two are in the car together when David hits and kills a cyclist. 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 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 the murder of Abby’s husband. When Hatchet breaks free and begins killing her colleagues, it is up to Abby to thwart her offer for freedom.
Princess (August 14)
Released in theaters earlier this year after appearing at the Sundance Film Festival, this documentary by Ed Perkins uses archival footage to weave Princess Diana’s tapestry of time in the spotlight of the royal family. It’s an invigorating watch and doesn’t throw any punches in describing how the British obsession with palace soap opera contributed to Diana’s untimely passing.
New TV on Sky and NOW in August 2022
Bakugan evolutions S4 (August 1)
This anime series continues to explore the relationship between a preteen group of video creators and the titular race of biomechanical creatures they have discovered.
The murders of fatal attraction (1 August via Pavone)
Carolyn Warmus found herself at the center of huge tabloid attention when she was dubbed “The Fatal Attraction Killer “in the press after allegedly murdering her lover’s wife, in reference to the 1980s erotic thriller film. This special two-part documentary delves into whether Warmus was actually responsible for the crime or whether she simply proved herself a pro-scapegoat. storytelling.
Irma Vep S1 (August 2)
Acclaimed French director Olivier Assayas returns to the terrain he talked about in his 1996 film Irma Vep with this eight-part series made for HBO. Alicia Vikander plays actress Mira Harberg, who hopes to regain her reputation after a scandal scandal by playing the role of Irma Vep in a remake of the silent crime serial. The vampires. Over time, the line between reality and fiction fades for Mira.
New Amsterdam S4 (weekly from 3 August)
America loves a medical drama, with New Amsterdam following Dr. Max Goodwin (Ryan Eggold) as he takes over one of the oldest public hospitals in the United States. The fourth season is the penultimate series of the show, which will end after five seasons. The cast also includes ex Doctor who star Freema Agyeman.
Code 404 S3 (weekly from 4th August)
One of Sky’s funniest comedy series returns for a third time as Daniel Mays and Stephen Graham revive their unusual collaboration between police pals for Code 404. Mays again plays AI-powered DI John Major alongside Graham as capable DI Roy Carver. This time, they’re investigating the murder of one of their colleagues.
Stevie Nicks: Live at Red Rocks (August 5)
This 1986 concert, shot in the Colorado Rockies, follows Stevie Nicks on the last date of her inaugural solo tour after leaving Fleetwood Mac.
The jokes of the player of Micah Richards S1 (weekly from 6 August)
Micah Richards has become as famous for his laugh as he is for his football skills and is 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 the African skies (August 6)
Paul Simon celebrates the 15th anniversary of his historic album Graceland with this concert, shot in South Africa. The album contained a number of African talents.
Revolution of sound: Tangerine Dream (August 7)
Tangerine Dream founder Edgar Froese passed away in 2015 and this documentary serves as a tribute to the impact he and the group have had on music history. Use new interviews and unreleased archival footage to tell the story of Tangerine Dream.
Cirque du Soleil: Delirium (August 9)
The first show in a Cirque du Soleil arena transposes the group’s unique blend of showmanship and acrobatics onto an even larger canvas than they have used in the past.
One Shot: The Football Factory (11 August)
Filmed over the course 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 12 August)
Two centuries before the events of game of Thrones, Westeros was ruled by the blond-haired dragon knights of the Targaryen dynasty. It is into that world that this new series transports viewers, with Paddy Considine’s King Viserys I Targaryen seated on the Iron Throne and his children, played by Matt Smith and Emma D’Arcy preparing to succeed him. Expert Thrones director Miguel Sapochnik is at the helm of the first episode.
A league of its own S17 (weekly from 18 August)
The sports 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 (to be confirmed)
Gary Numan announced his retirement from the music business in 1981, disrupting a seemingly meteoric rise. This documentary follows Numan as he makes himself honest about what fueled his decision to leave the limelight 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 save his kidnapped daughter. The kidnapper threatened him to avoid police involvement, which means it’s all up to Bull and his team.
Day of death S1 (to be confirmed)
Based on the 1985 film of the same name by famed zombie master George A. Romero, this series focuses on a group of six strangers as they work to survive during the first 24 hours of a zombie outbreak.
Killer in my village S6 (to be confirmed)
This true detective series returns to explore more horrific acts of violence perpetrated in the picturesque and bucolic surroundings of British villages and country houses.
MC Grammar Wonder Raps S2 (to be confirmed)
MC Grammar returns with more educational raps, designed to help children engage with some of the topics they will cover during the second key phase.
Patagonia (to be confirmed)
Encompassing parts of Argentina and Chile, Patagonia is one of the least explored regions on Earth and therefore is home to a huge variety of flora and fauna. This jaw-dropping series delves into the secret lives of the creatures that make this difficult landscape their home.
More movies and TV on Sky Cinema and NOW in August 2022
Blue Bayou (2021)
Ghosts of the Ozarks (2021)
Donkey forever (2022)
Watch: Trailer for Donkey forever
A diary for Jordan (2021)
Sing 2 (2021)
Horse rider (2021)
Watch: Trailer for Sing 2