HBO Max some interesting series and movies that you can binge-watch during your free time. They release a bunch of series and movies every month and also take down a lot of stuff at the same time. If you want to watch something on HBO Max then you need to keep a check of what is leaving from the streaming platform so you do not miss out on anything before it is taken down from the platform. This August everyone is definitely switching to HBO max from any other streaming platform because they are releasing something amazing that everyone is eagerly looking forward to.
It can even be considered as one of the most awaited series of this year as you might have guessed already it is none other than the prequel to Game of Thrones which is among the most popular tv series of all time around the world. House of the Dragon is coming to HBO max this august we do not know how well the series will perform but since it is the prequel GOT fans are curious about the series we will get to know about the reception once the series comes out. We have listed down the series or movies that will be coming out on HBO max this august.
1) House Of The Dragon (2022)
One of the biggest releases on HBO max this august is going to be house of the dragon starring Paddy Considine, and Emma D’Arcy in main roles as the hype related to the series is giving evidence of how excited the fans are to witness this big release. House of the Dragon is 10 episodes of an American adventure fantasy tv series created by George R. R. Martin and Ryan J. Condal. The series is based on the 2018 fantasy novel Fire & Blood by George R. R. Martin it is a prequel to the 2011 American series Game of Thrones which broke many records in the past. The trailer of the series was released on May 5 2022 which has now gained 13 million views with 147K likes, the series will premiere on 21 August 2022.
One of the favorite elements of game of thrones was dragons and now this season they are back with house of dragons the series will follow the story of Targaryens, 200 years before game of thrones. Westeros King Viserys I Targaryen had one daughter Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen he had no son so he started training to become an heir later on from a very young age Rhaenyra so can sit among the council and rule Westeros.
Later on, King had a second marriage with Alysanne Hightower who was the daughter of Lord Leyton Hightower the two of them had an eldest son named Aegon Velaryon and later in the story the two stepsiblings had a civil war for the iron throne to rule Westeros. Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen married Laenor Velaryon and the two of them had 3 children together after the death of her first husband she married her uncle Prince Daemon Targaryen. King Viserys I Targaryen passed away in In 129 AC the council held a meeting to decide who will become the next succession Leyton Hightower insists that Aegon should become the succession however other councils do not agree with Hightower and he says that Rhaenyra is the heir so she becomes the succession.
2) Westworld Season 4 (2022)
Westworld is an American sci-fi drama tv series Created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy are based on the 1973 sci-fi film of the same name by Michael Crichton. The series has completed 3 seasons consisting of 28 episodes each running for 1 hour and 2 minutes, HBO currently released season 4 consisting of 8 episodes which will release the 7 and 8 episodes on 17 august and 14 august respectively. According to IMDB 481K users have watched the series and rated it 8.6 out of 10 which is an excellent score for any series. Not only that but the current season has also ranked the series at 11 spots on IMDB’s popular series list.
Westworld season 4 will depict the story of a girl who is pretty different from other humans around her as she can see things that nobody else manages to see. Every day when she wakes up she finds herself questioning that something is wrong with the world and all of it is her fault, Charlotte punishes those who have been hunting her and the other members. She finds a chance to evolve into the species that they were meant to become, the speaker reminds them they should the nature of their own reality because they are not there to transcend but they are there to destroy. Christina wants a story with a happy ending so they find a path for the same to save everyone. The trailer of the series was dropped on June 16 2022 which has now gained 1 million views and 22K likes within 2 weeks though it looks like HBO has not been promoting the series like the previous seasons so many fans are not aware of the release date of season 4 this time.
3) Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin (2022)
Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin is a 10-episode American mystery thriller tv series Developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Lindsay Calhoon Bring, the series is based on the 2006 young adult novel of the same name by Sara Shepard. This series is going to be very different from the pretty little liars that were released 11 years ago this story is going to unfold a similar story to the 2011 series however this time the makers have come up with a whole new team and cast to bring this story to life. Even though the series has the same name as the 2011 series it is not a prequel or sequel of that series as it is never mentioned anywhere if this has something to do with the characters this story is set 20 years after the 2011 series took place. Both the series are based on the same novel by Sara Shepard we will get to see what this series is all about.
The series is created by the same person who created Riverdale, so fans are excited to see what Robert will create this time for his fans. Both series fall into the same genre, which is crime mystery teen drama. HBO has still not released the trailer of the series, however, they dropped the trailer on 15 June 2022 which gives us a hint of how creepy and thrilling this series is going to be. The series will come out on 28 July 2022, 4 episodes of the series will be released in July meanwhile the remaining episodes will be released in august the last episode will be released on August 18, 2022. HBO will drop 2 episodes every Thursday and the last 3 episodes will be dropped altogether on August 18, 2022.
4) Belfast (2021)
Belfast is a British drama film that premiered on 21 January 2022, the film has won 52 awards and 237 nominations including an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. The film is Written and Directed by Kenneth Branagh who is best notably known for his 1996 film Hamlet, according to IMDB 61K users have watched the film and have rated it 7.3 out of 10 the film ranks at 533 in popularity. The film is set in the year 1969 in Belfast, Northern Ireland where everyone in the city was leading a happy life the film then introduces a kid named Buddy whose mother was calling him he was playing with the other kids of the neighborhood. When Buddy reaches home he witnesses a riot between the Irish and Christian families after hearing a blast outside his house buddy’s mother comes out of his house and takes Buddy inside the home she tells him to stay hidden.
She gets outside to find her elder son will she finally manages to find him and brings him home the three of them stay hidden until everything calms down. The family watch the situation on the news they get to know that everyone was leaving the city after the riot Buddy gets out of his house he finds out that some people were making a wall to keep the outsiders from entering the city. Buddy’s father returns to the city who used to work in England as a builder, Buddy’s family is asked to join hands with the Christian community for the riot but Buddy’s father decides not to take part in it so the family decides to leave the city. The film will be streaming on HBO Max on august 5 2022 do not forget to catch up on the Oscar-winning film on the same platform.
5) Final Destination 6 (2022)
Final destination 6 is an American horror-thriller film written by the same person who wrote scream 2022 Guy Busick and Lori Evans Taylor and the story is brought by the director of Spider-Man: Homecoming Jon Watts. The last part of the franchise was released back in 2011 so it’s been 11 years the fans of the franchise are always ready for the film as you might be aware of how popular the franchise is all around the world. Everyone used to love the final destination films back in time but now we are not sure how many people will be interested to watch the film. Scream was also released this year it looks like horror films are finally coming back too as the classic ones were released years and years ago.
Horror fans are getting what they signed up for as per the release date the exact dates have not been revealed nor the trailer but it has been confirmed that the film will be released directly on HBO max rumor has it that the film will come out sometime in August. Just like the last 5 parts this one will also follow the same plot where some group of teenagers will dodge death and will end up dying one by one and some of them will get paranoid with this instance. Many will see glimpses of their death or the death of their friends who dodged death at the same place. Pretty much teenage fighting death the last 5 parts were pretty amazing so everyone is excited to see whether this one will be able to live up to the franchise’s other parts. Spider-Man: Homecoming director Jon Watts has joined hands with this franchise this time as you know he is a really impressive and creative person so it will be exciting to see what he brings to the table this time with the horror-thriller film
6) Elvis (2022)
American biographical, musical drama film Elvis was recently released on June 24, 2022, in theatres, the film is based on the life of 1935 American singer Elvis Presley who is widely popular all around the world for his song Can’t Help Falling in Love which is used in various tv-series and films up to this day. The film is directed by Baz Luhrmann and based on a story by Baz Luhrmann and Jeremy Doner, and it stars Austin Butler as Elvis Presley and Tom Hanks as Elvis’ manager. The film depicts the story of Elvis Presley through the point of view of his manager Colonel Tom Parker who was with him throughout his career his life’s ups and downs.
The film is an excellent musical audience adores the film according to some reviews on IMDB Austin Butler has nailed the character of the legendary singer they have also praised the direction and beauty of the film. It is a nostalgic and emotional ride for all those fans who have loved Elvis’s music and him. Elvis died at the age of 44 due to cardiac arrest but his music will always stay iconic as they are till now the film is a tribute to the legendary singer so that the younger generation will remember him in their memory. The film will be streaming on HBO Max on August 8, 2022, after 45 days after its theatrical release. Those fans who could not go to watch the film in theatres can watch the film at their home on HBO max.
7) Industry Season 2 (2022)
Industry is a British-American drama tv series that premiered on 9 November 2020, Created by Mickey Down and Konrad Kay. The first season of the series had 8 episodes running for about 52 minutes HBO announced that the second season will come out on 1 august 2022. The HBO original series depicts the story of people who come up with a plan to make success with money, the young graduates compete to get into a small and prestigious investment bank in London. If you are interested in finance, trading and such then you might find the series interesting otherwise you would definitely not manage to stick to it and you will probably get bored.
The series is not that popular according to IMDB 6.8K users have watched the series and they have rated it 6.9 which is an average score for any drama tv series. Viewers have found the characters very boring and they felt the overall flow of the series was very depressing. Others have found that it was quite interesting there was a good balance of humor and tension that others did not agree to. Even though the series received mixed responses from the viewers HBO has brought industry for season 2 which will be streaming on HBO max from 1 august 2022. The viewership ratings are not very surprising either 0.127 million was the highest-rated episode that was the second episode.