August is right around the corner and that means a new set of original movies and series is coming to Netflix. Probably the most anticipated series to launch this month is season 1 of Marvel's The Defenders. Viewers can expect another documentary, several more series, and a few films, one featuring comedian Marlon Wayans. Check out what's in store for Netflix this August!
*Descriptions courtesy of Netflix
"Iranian American comic Maz Jobrani lights up the Kennedy Center with riffs on immigrant life in the Trump era, modern parenting pitfalls and more."
"It's not her first talk show, but it is a first of its kind. Ideas, people and places that fascinate her all in her unique style."
"An American filmmaker and cyclist unwittingly wades into a global scandal when a Russian scientist leaks shocking details of a vast doping conspiracy."
"In an all-new series, five unlikely heroes and their flying robot lions unite to form the megapowerful Voltron and defend the universe from evil."
"A decade after their wild summer as junior counselors, the gang reunites for a weekend of bonding, hanky-panky and hair raising adventures."
"Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, takes a funny, yet painful, journey of self-discovery for love and independence and upends his family."
"Rob's madly in love and about to be married. Unfortunately, he's also naked, stuck in an elevator and caught in a time loop."
"Country music star Brad Paisley hosts a night of music and laughs with comics Nate Bargatze, John Heffron, Sarah Tiana, Mike E. Winfield and Jon Reep."
"Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist join forces to take on common enemies as a sinister conspiracy threatens New York City."
"Unabashed New Yorker Lynne Koplitz offers a woman's take on being crazy, the benefits of childlessness and the three things all men really want."
"Light Turner finds a supernatural notebook and uses it to mete out death, attracting the attention of a detective, a demon and a girl in his class."
"She's living her dream as the owner of a cannabis dispensary. She and the budtenders - her son and a guard - are pretty much constantly high."
"Small-town native Ryan Hamilton talks about adjusting to life as a clean-living comedian in New York City in this new stand-up special."