“Andor,” the story of galactic spy Cassian Andor (Diego Luna), in a time before Star Wars began, is among the big series hitting platforms in August.
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“The House of the Dragon,” a “Game of Thrones” prequel about the origin of the Targaryens, and “Andor,” the story of galactic spy Cassian Andor (Diego Luna), in a time before Star Wars , are two of the great series that arrive in August on the platforms.
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With the summer in full swing, the platforms are strengthening their proposals with some of the most anticipated series, such as “A League of Their Own”, “Sandman”, “Bad Sisters”, “She-Hulk: Attorney At Law” or the Spanish “The girl in the mirror”.
Additionally, to complement the premiere of “House of the Dragon,” which arrives on HBO Max on August 19, parent series “Game of Thrones” will be available August 1, complete and in high definition.
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These are, by release date, some of the most notable titles of the month of August.
‘SANDMAN’ CREATOR NEIL GAIMAN ATTENDS NETFLIX SERIES
Day 5 (Netflix).- The most acclaimed comedy by Neil Gaiman, “Sandman” in the salto a la pantalla in a series of real actions in which the creator of the comic strip participated in the creative process and is the author of the guide first chapter.
Directed by David S. Goyer and Allan Heinberg, the series follows the people and places touched by Morpheus (Tom Sturridge), the Dream King, as he undoes the cosmic – and human – mistakes he made over the course of its long existence.
“MOONHAVEN”, SIX EPISODES OF FUTURISTIC STORIES ON THE MOON
Day 11 (AMC+).- Peter Ocko’s creation, this suspense thriller is set 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 located on the Moon where research is being conducted to end the problems threatening civilization on Earth.
“CALL ME AGAIN LOVE”, ITALIAN DRAMA WITH MUCHAS LÁGRIMAS
Day 11 (Sundance TV).- Italian drama in eight one-hour episodes, this production reveals the separation of Anna and Enrico whose house has become a prison after eleven years of marriage and their breakup, far from being peaceful, generates a nasty war where the custody of his 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.
GIRLS RETURN TO PRO BASEBALL IN “A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN”
Day 12 (Amazon Prime).- Inspired by the film of the same title, which starred Geena Davis, Tom Hanks and Madonna, the series follows a group of women who dream of playing professional baseball, while tackling topics such as race or sexuality. , as the characters move in and out of the field.
Told in eight episodes, “A League of Their Own” stars Abbi Jacobson, Chanté Adams and D’Arcy Carden in the lead roles.
“DAYS AT MEMORIAL”, THE DEADLY CONSEQUENCES OF HURRICANE KATRINA
Day 12 (Apple TV+).- The “Days at Memorial” mini-series in eight episodes chronicles the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Katrina from the perspective of one of the hospitals at Ground Zero, based on the chilling story that is collected in its Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sheri Fink.
In it, Vera Farmiga brings to life Dr. Anna Pou at New Orleans Hospital, in which the continuous power cuts are accompanied by floods and temperature rises that occur in reality, circumstances that make medical care difficult and lead the protagonists to make extreme decisions. and prioritizing some lives over others.
LAWYERS CAN ALSO BECOME SUPERHEROINES… GREEN
Day 17 (Disney+) Tatiana Maslany stars as a 30-year-old single lawyer specializing in superhero cases who has the power to transform into a six-foot super-powered green mace.
Created by Jessica Gao, director of the adult animated series “Rick and Morty”, “She-Hulk: Attorney At Law” brings together in its nine episodes a large number of veterans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including Mark Ruffalo in the role of Smart Hulk, Tim Roth as Emil Blonsky/The Abomination and Benedict Wong as Wong.
“BAD SISTERS”, NOVEL, SUSPENSE AND LOTS OF LAUGHTER
Day 19 (Apple TV+) A blend of dark comedy and suspense set on the Irish coast, “Bad Sisters” – from creator and star Sharon Horgan – follows the lives of the Garvey sisters, brought together by the untimely death of their parents and the promise of always protect yourself. In addition to 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 released, then a new one every week, every Friday, until October 14.
KIKE MAILLO DEBUTS IN NETFLIX CON THE SERIES “THE GIRL IN THE MIRROR”
”Day 19 (Netflix).- Filmmaker Kike Maillo, winner of the Goya for his science fiction film “Eva” (2011), continues on the production of television series with “The Girl in The Mirror”, a supernatural thriller which directs with fellow director Sergio G. Sánchez (“Marrow Bones”), show runner of the new television production.
Filmed almost entirely in the Principality of Asturias, “The Girl in the Mirror” tells the story of Alma (Mireia Oriol) who, after surviving a bus accident in which almost all of her classmates die, wakes up in a hospital without remembering absolutely anything. . Traumatized by the event, she suffers from night terrors and visions that she cannot untangle.
“THE HOUSE OF THE DRAGON” WAS THE GREAT-GRANDPARENTS OF DAENERYS TARGARYEN
Day 19 (HBO Max).- This ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel, based on George RR Martin’s ‘Fire and Blood’ novel, is set 200 years before the events of the first and tells the story of House Targaryen , the ancestors of Daenerys, the “Khaleesi”, who was one of the protagonists of the parent series who remained in the last episode in all its glory.
If “Game of Thrones” was one of the most important television phenomena of the century, this prequel, also developed by HBO Max, promises to be a worthy sequel, even if in time it will be a predecessor.
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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 skills in battle and for being a dragon rider. . 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.
“ANDOR”, PREQUEL OF “STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE”, AGAIN WITH DIEGO LUNA
Day 31 (Disney+).- “Andor”, the prequel to “Star Wars: Rogue One” (2016), prequel to “Star Wars: Rogue One”, is presented as a series of twelve episodes, with two seasons, in which Diego Luna reprises his role as Cassian Andor, galactic soldier and pilot.
Conceived as a spin-off of this one, “Andor” will shed light on the still unknown character of Diego Luna, revealing his story and why he decided to join the Rebel Alliance. With Luna, a new cast formed by Stellan Skarsgård, Adria Arjona, Fiona Shaw, Denise Gough, Kyle Soller and Genevieve O’Reilly as Mon Mothma.