New movies and TV in August 2022

Yellowstone, Secret headquarters and Fooled forever are among the movies and TV shows heading to Paramount + UK in August. (primordial)

Fooled forever was probably this year’s surprise package from a cinematic perspective. Those of us with fond memories of the TV show and the other three movies made by the daredevil crew of childish pranksters expected something fun, but few expected celebration as much. happy with stupidity. The film is now due to arrive on Paramount+UK, allowing us all to relive the chaos once again.

Elsewhere, the behemoth that is Yellowstone returns to the screens with more Kevin Costner and the rest of the Dutton clan. There’s also a new superhero movie Secret Headquartersin which Owen Wilson plays a powerful crime fighter, and a return for the Rugrats.

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Here’s everything we know is heading to Paramount + UK in August…

New movies coming to Paramount+UK in August

Summit (5 August)

Bruce Willis is fighting for his life against people who hunt him down in the thriller Apex.  (primordial)

Bruce Willis fights for his life against people who stalk him in a thriller Summit. (primordial)

Bruce Willis announced his retirement from acting recently, but there are still a few of his projects making their way around the world. His regular collaborator Edward John Drake is at the helm of Summit, which is set in the near future and stars Willis as a wronged ex-cop serving an unfair life sentence. He is offered an opportunity for freedom if he can survive a dangerous game in which he serves as prey to a group of wealthy hunters trying to kill him for sport.

Secret Headquarters (August 13)

Owen Wilson stars as a superhero in the family action movie Secret Headquarters.  (primordial)

Owen Wilson stars as a superhero in family action movie Secret headquarters. (primordial)

Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman put a drastic twist on the superhero formula a few years ago when they rod Project Power for Netflix. They have now joined forces with MCU and The Mandalorian former student Christopher Yost to create this story of a group of children who learn that one of their fathers – played by Owen Wilson – is a superhero when they stumble upon his secret headquarters under their house. The cast also includes Michael Peña.

Fooled forever (August 16)

The boys are back in town, and age hasn’t softened their willingness to put their bodies and their pride on the line in the name of entertainment. Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O and the rest of the team continue to push the boundaries of taste, while presumably writing risk assessments as long as their arms, with the help of several new team members. It’s 90 minutes of people throwing up and falling over, sure, but there’s something refreshingly carefree about the carnage.

New TV shows are coming to Paramount + UK in August

city ​​on a hill S3 (weekly from August 1)

Jackie Rohr, played by Kevin Bacon with a delicious mustache, has now left the FBI and is working in a lucrative security job. The show continues to explore Boston’s darkness and corruption, with Bacon’s former agent still in the orbit of assistant district attorney Aldis Hodge.

La Brea (1st of August)

David Appelbaum’s ambitious sci-fi series begins with a massive natural disaster in which a sinkhole opens up in Los Angeles, leading to massive death tolls and the destruction of the city. The series then follows the aftermath of this event, with the people of Los Angeles fighting for their survival and the rest of the world trying to figure out how it all happened.

Rugrats (1st of August)

Rugrats is back in a new CG-animated take on the children's television classic.  (primordial)

The Rugrats are back in a new CG-animated take on the children’s television classic. (primordial)

Almost 20 years after the original anime series Rugrats ended, Paramount+ relaunched the series in CGI-animated form. The original group of babies are present and correct, with the surviving voice actors once again stepping behind the microphone. There are a handful of character and setting changes, but, for the most part, it’s the series many of us grew up with a brighter coat of paint.

Are you the chosen one? UK (August 8)

Streaming services love reality shows built around dating. Now Paramount + UK is unveiling a UK version of the MTV show Are you the chosen one?, which follows the usual formula of bachelors responsible for living together in a house. The twist this time is that one of their fellow competitors is their scientifically chosen perfect match. They just have to find the right person.

The box (August 11)

This three-part true-crime documentary follows Detective Chris Loudon as he follows information and leads revealed by an unopened box of decades-old evidence, bringing to light one of America’s worst serial killers. America.

Yellowstone S4 E1-5 (August 17)

The fourth series of the hugely popular series Yellowstone sees Kevin Costner return as rancher and family patriarch John Dutton. Written by Sicarioby Taylor Sheridan, the series continues to explore the conflicts between the Dutton clan and their neighbors – a growing town, a Native American reservation and a national park.

The disappearance of Gaby Petito (August 18)

The internet sleuth has proven an engrossing focal point for docu-series over the years, including Netflix’s chilling effort. Don’t fuck with cats. This three-part series explores the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of 22-year-old vlogger Gabby Petito, which sparked the action of hundreds of internet sleuths.

SkyMed (August 23)

SkyMed tells the story of emergency service workers flying in air ambulances.  (primordial)

SkyMed tells the story of emergency service workers flying in air ambulances. (primordial)

First responder dramas are big business in the TV world, including in the long run and growing 9-1-1 franchise. SkyMed takes this kind of action in the air, following the committed people saving lives in air ambulance teams serving some of the most remote parts of Canada.

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