‘The House of the Dragon’, ‘Sandman’, ‘Andor’ and much more

the dragon houseprequel to Game Of Thrones on the origin of Targaryenthere Andorthe galactic soldier story Cassian Andor (Diego Luna), at a time before the beginning of star warsare two of the great series that arrive in August on the platforms.

As summer is in full swing, platforms are bolstering their offerings with some of the most anticipated series, such as A league apart, Sand seller, sisters to death, She-Hulk: Hulk’s friend or spanish Alma.

Moreover, to complete the first of the dragon housewhich arrives on HBO Max on August 19, the parent series will be available on August 1 Game Of Thrones, complete and in high definition. These are, by release datesome of the most notable titles.

August 2 – ‘The emigrants’ (Film)

The biggest blockbuster Scandinavian of the season is this three-episode mini-series which adapts the homonymous novel by Vilhelm Moberg and tells the odyssey of a Swedish family who emigrated to the United States in the mid-19th century in pursuit of a dream of prosperity. .

Directed by Erik Poppe, it has a budget of over 11 million euros, and stars Gustaf Skarsgård, Sofia Helin and singer Tove Lo.

August 5 – ‘Sandman’ (Netflix)

The acclaimed comic Neil Gaiman Sand seller jump to the screen a live action series the creative process in which the writer takes part, who also signs the script for the first chapter.

Directed by David S. Goyer and Allan Heinberg, the series follows the people and places affected by Morpheus (Tom Sturridge), the Dream King, as he mends the cosmic – and human – mistakes he has made in his long existence.

August 9 – ‘The Professor’ (Film)

Mini-series British four-episode series, created by Mike Benson and Barunka O’Shaughnessy and starring Sheridan Smith, Samuel Bottomley, David Fleeshman and Sharon Rooney, The teacher tells the troubles in which Jenna Garvey, a good teacher, much appreciated by her students, but with a somewhat chaotic life.

After a drunken night, she is accused of keeping sex with one of his 15 year old students; Jenna doesn’t remember anything and decides to plead guilty, to keep the boy out of trouble, but soon realizes that the evidence against him is false.

August 10 – “I Am Groot” (Disney+)

More than a series, a collection of five short films featuring the endearing character of guardians of the galaxy.

August 11 – ‘Moonhaven’ (AMC+)

Created by Peter Ocko, this Thriller in French of suspense takes place in a utopian community built on the Moon where Bella Sway (Emma McDonald), smuggler and lunar freighter pilot, is framed for a crime and sent to Moonhaven, a colony on the Moon where she investigates to end the problems threatening civilization on Earth.

August 11 – ‘Forever’ (Sundance TV)

Drama Italian In eight one-hour episodes, this production describes the separation of Anna and Enrico, whose house has become a prison after eleven years of marriage and their breakup, far from being peaceful, engenders an unpleasant war where the custody of their son Pietro becomes the main battle.

An intimate, exciting and heartbreaking story in this series created by Giacomo Bendotti which stars Greta Scarano, Simone Liberati and Claudia Pandolfi.

August 12 – ‘A League of Their Own’ (Amazon Prime Video)

Inspired by the movie They kickthe series follows a group of women who dream of playing professional baseballwhile addressing issues such as race or sexuality as the characters navigate their way on and off the pitch.

Told in eight episodes, A league apart it stars Abbi Jacobson, Chanté Adams and D’Arcy Carden in the lead roles.

August 12 – ‘After the Hurricane’ (Apple TV+)

The miniseries After the hurricane recounts in eight episodes the devastating consequences of the hurricane Katherine from the perspective of one of the hospitals at Ground Zero, based on the chilling story collected in her book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sheri Fink.

Vera Farmiga brings to life Dr. Anna Pou of the New Orleans hospital, in which the continuous power cuts are accompanied by floods and temperature rises that occur in reality, circumstances that make medical assistance difficult and lead the protagonists to make extreme decisions and prioritize certain lives. others.

August 17 – ‘She-Hulk: Lawyer Hulka’ (Disney+)

Tatiana Maslany She plays a single 30-something lawyer who specializes in superhero cases and has the power to transform into a six-foot super-powered green mace.

Created by Jessica Gao, Head of Adult Animation Series rick and morty, She-Hulk: The Hulk’s Companion brings together in its nine episodes a large number of veterans of the Marvel Cinematic Universeamong which are Marc Ruffalo like smart hulk, Tim Roth as Emil Blonsky/The Abomination, and Benoit Wong like Wang.

August 19 – ‘Bad sisters’ (Apple TV+)

Combination of black comedy and suspense on the coast of Ireland, bad sisters -from creator and protagonist Sharon Horgan- follows the lives of the Garvey sisters, united by the untimely death of their parents and the promise to always protect each other.

Besides Horgan, bad sisters stars Anne-Marie Duff, Eva Birthistle, Sarah Greene and Eve Hewson as the Garvey sisters. The first two chapters of the ten that make up the series will be published, then a new one every week, every Friday, until October 14.

August 19 – ‘Soul’ (Netflix)

filmmaker Kike Maillowinner of the Goya for his science fiction film Eva (2011) continues to produce television series with Almaand Thriller in French supernatural which he directs with a fellow director Sergio G. Sanchez (The secret of bone marrow), showrunner new television production.

Filmed almost entirely in the Principality of Asturias, it tells the story of Alma (Mireia Oriol) who, after surviving a bus accident in which almost all of her classmates died, wakes up in a hospital without remembering anything. Traumatized by the event, she suffers from night terrors and visions that she cannot untangle.

August 19 – “The House of the Dragon” (HBO Max)

East prequel to Game Of Thronesaccording to the novel fire and bloodby George RR Martin, takes place 200 years before the events of the first and tells the story of the house Targaryen, the ancestors of Daenerys. Yes Game Of Thrones was one of the most important television phenomena of the century, this prequel, also developed by HBO Max, promises not to be outdone.

The story features Prince Daemon Targaryen (Matt Smith), younger brother of King Viserys (Paddy Considine) and one of the heirs to the throne, a character who stands out for his combat skills and being a rider of dragons. There is a moment of transition in power, but as expected, it is unlikely to be accepted without more than one woman, the King’s daughter, occupying the Iron Throne.

August 31 – ‘Andor’ (Disney+)

Andor created as a series of twelve episodes, with two seasons, in which diego moon reprises his role as Cassian Andor, galactic pilot and soldier we met in A thug (2016).

Designed as a spin off After that, Andor will shed some light on the character, revealing his story and why he decided to join the Rebel Alliance. Starring Luna, a new cast of Stellan Skarsgård, Adria Arjona, Fiona Shaw, Denise Gough, Kyle Soller and Genevieve O’Reilly as Mon Mothma.

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