The Netflix Hot List: New on Netflix UK in August - from The Sandman and Locke and Key to Woodstock 99 and Selling The OC

Browse new releases on Netflix for August; from Neil Gaiman's The Sandman, Selling The OC and 13: The Musical to the final season of Locke & Key.

By Alex Fletcher Updated: 25 July 2022 - 10.37am
Netflix Never Have I Ever, Day Shift and Me Time - all new on Netflix in Augus

Never Have I Ever, Day Shift and Me Time - all new on Netflix in August

Netflix is home to thousands of TV shows and movies, including award-winning dramas, binge-worthy documentaries and original movies. And more and more shows and films are new on Netflix UK every month.

This month, the new Neil Gaiman adaptation The Sandman is unleashed, new spinoff Selling The OC brings the sunshine, and coming-of-age fantasy series Locke & Key concludes with its third season.

We list the best new Netflix releases in our August Netflix TV guide, below.

Clusterf**k: Woodstock '99

If you loved the Fyre Festival doc on Netflix, you should add this three-episode documentary series to your must-watch list.

Woodstock ‘99 was supposed to be a millennium-defining celebration of peace, love and great music. Instead, the festival degenerated into an epic clusterf**k of fires, riots and destruction.

Utilising rare insider footage and eyewitness interviews with an impressive list of festival staffers, performers and attendees, this docuseries goes behind the scenes to reveal the egos, greed and music that fueled three days of utter chaos.

Watch Clusterf**k: Woodstock 99 on 3 August on Netflix.

The Sandman

There is another world that waits for all of us when we close our eyes and sleep - a place called the Dreaming, where The Sandman, Master of Dreams, gives shape to all of our deepest fears and fantasies

Neil Gaiman’s classic comic series is finally getting a TV outing with an all-star cast. If you loved recent Gaiman adaptations such as Good Omens and American Gods, we suggest you check it out.

Watch The Sandman season 1 on 5 August on Netflix

Locke & Key season 3

If you’re feeling bereft about the end of Stranger Things season 4, Locke & Key is the perfect replacement for more coming-of-age supernatural thrills. This month, the third and final season is released.

From Carlton Cuse (Lost, Bates Motel) and Meredith Averill (The Haunting of Hill House), Locke & Key is about the unshakable bonds that define family and is based on the best-selling comic book series by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez.

Watch Locke & Key season 3 on Netflix

Never Have I Ever season 3

Never Have I Ever season 3 Netflix

The feel-good coming-of-age comedy from Mindy Kaling returns for a third season of high school joy, tears and laughter.

The series has been a hit all over the world thanks to its charm, brilliant young cast and Kaling’s blend of humour and the serious stuff as it explores the highs and lows of teenage life.

Watch Never Have I Ever season 3 on 12 August on Netflix

Day Shift (film)

Jamie Foxx stars as a hard-working blue collar dad who just wants to provide a good life for his quick-witted daughter. Oh and by the way, his job is just a front for his real occupation – hunting and killing vampires.

If Jamie Foxx: Vampire Killer is up your street - and why wouldn’t it be? – this sounds like a fun summer movie.

Watch Day Shift on 12 August on Netflix

13: The Musical (film)

Following his parents’ divorce, 12-year-old Evan Goldman (Eli Golden) uproots from New York City with his mother Jessica (Debra Messing). With his Bar Mitzvah fast approaching, Evan is devastated that he must leave all his friends, his father (Peter Hermann) and his rabbi (Josh Peck) behind. But upon arriving at his grandmother’s (Rhea Perlman) house in small-town Walkerton, Indiana, he hatches a plan to win new friends by turning his Bar Mitzvah into the coolest party ever.

Based on the hugely popular musical 13, which debuted on Broadway in 2008, 13: The Musical is a coming-of-age journey through the unforgettable ups and downs of pre-teen life.

Watch 13: The Musical on 12 August on Netflix

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Selling The OC

Another spinoff from the Netflix phenomenon Selling Sunset, we move to Orange County with a new cast of employees which includes a mix of male and female realtors for the first time.

You can expect the usual mix of high drama, glamour with the added joy of the stunning OC coast and sunshine

Watch Selling The OC on 24 August on Netflix

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Me Time (film)

Mark Wahlberg and Kevin Hart in Me Time Netflix

Mark Wahlberg and Kevin Hart team up for a classic summer comedy.

When a stay-at-home dad finds himself with some “me time” for the first time in years while his wife and kids are away, he reconnects with his former best friend for a wild weekend that nearly upends his life.

Watch Me Time on 26 August on Netflix

Everything new on Netflix in August 2022

  • Clusterf**k: Woodstock 99 - 3 August
  • Kakegurui Twin – 4 August
  • Super Giant Robot Brothers! – 4 August
  • Wedding Season – 4 August
  • Lady Tamara – 4 August
  • The Sandman – 5 August
  • Carter – 5 August
  • I Just Killed My Dad – 9 August
  • Locke & Key – 10 August
  • Instant Dream Home – 10 August
  • Indian Matchmaking – 10 August
  • Bank Robbers The Last Great Heist – 10 August
  • Never Have I Ever – 12 August
  • Day Shift – 12 August
  • A Model Family – 12 August
  • 13: The Musical – 12 August
  • Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist – 16 August
  • Royalteen – 17 August
  • Look Both Ways – 17 August
  • High Heat – 17 August
  • The Girl In The Mirror – 19 August
  • Kleo – 19 August
  • Chad and JT Go Deep – August 23
  • Untold: The Rise and Fall of AND1 – August 23
  • Lost Ollie – August 24
  • MO – August 24
  • Selling The OC – August 24
  • Me Time – August 26
  • Seoul Vibe – August 26
  • Untold: Operation Flagrant Foul – August 30
  • I Am Killer – August 30

Read more: What's on Prime Video, NOW and Sky Cinema this month >