New on Netflix in August: Club de Cuervos, Narcos, and More!


Netflix enthusiasts, buckle up! The streaming giant has plenty of surprises in store for August, starting with its new original series slated to premiere this month: Club de Cuervos and Narcos. Plus, three fresh Netflix series for kids will drop in the next couple of weeks, giving the little ones something to look forward to.

      Let’s start off with some big news: the service’s first original Spanish-language dramedy, Club de Cuervos, will be available to stream starting August 7. The first season of the series will consist of 13 episodes and will center on a wealthy family whose members fight over the control of the Los Cuervos soccer club after the death of their patriarch. The show stars Luis Gerardo Mendez and Mariana Trevino.    

On August 28, another Spanish series hits Netflix: Narcos, the crime thriller about drug kingpin Pablo Escobar and the Medellin cartel. The show’s first season will have 10 episodes and will star Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook, Pedro Pascal, and Juan Pablo Raba.

Moreover, if you’re a stand-up fan, Netflix will also premiere its latest comedy special, Demetri Martin Live, on August 14. Kids will be spoiled as well with three original series: Project MC2 (available August 7), Ever After High: Way Too Wonderland (available August 14), and Dinotrux (available August 14).

The streaming service is also expanding its library with a bunch of cool flicks and series to keep subscribers glued to the screens. Here’s a list of what’s to come:

  • American Beauty – 31 August
  • Forrest Gump – 31 August
  • Nashville Season 2 – 31 August
  • A Young Doctor’s Notebook – 31 August
  • Doctor Who Season 8 – 31 August
  • Hoop Dreams – Available now
  • Motivation 2: The Chris Cole Story – 6 August
  • Living on One Dollar – 31 August
  • The Da Vinci Code – Available now
  • Minority Report – 31 August
  • Zodiac – 31 August
  • Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets – Available now
  • Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone – Available now
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – 31 August
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – 31 August
  • A Perfect Getaway – Available now
  • Clash of the Titans – Available now
  • Wrath of the Titans – Available now