Prime Video: new shows streaming July 2024

From Those About to Die to Love Lies Bleeding – your guide to the best new shows to stream on Prime Video in July 2024.
Those About to Die. Image: Prime Video.

Your guide to the best new shows to stream on Prime Video this month.

4 July

Space Cadet

Film. Tiffany ‘Rex’ Simpson has always dreamed of going to space, but life isn’t going quite as planned. Determined to turn things around, she aims high and with the embellishing touch of her supportive best friend Nadine, her doctored application lands her in NASA’s ultra-competitive astronaut training program. Starring Emma Roberts, Tom Hopper and Poppy Liu.

9 July

Love Lies Bleeding

Film. Reclusive gym manager Lou falls hard for Jackie, an ambitious bodybuilder headed through town to Vegas in pursuit of her dream. But their love ignites violence, pulling them deep into the web of Lou’s criminal family. Starring ​​​​Kristen Stewart, Anna Baryshnikov and Dave Franco.

11 July

Tyler Perry’s Divorce in the Black

Film. Ava, a young bank professional is devastated when her husband Dallas abandons a marriage she is determined to fight for until fate intervenes, revealing Dallas’ wicked deeds that have trashed their marriage, and once upon a time sabotaged Ava’s destiny to be loved by her true soulmate. Starring Meagan Good, Cory Hardrict and Joseph Lee Anderson.

Sausage Party: Foodtopia

Series. Based on the 2016 animated feature Sausage Party, this animated series follows Frank, Brenda, Barry and Sammy as they try to build their own food society. Starring Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig and Michael Cera.

18 July

My Spy – The Eternal City

Film. My Spy’s dynamic duo, veteran CIA operative JJ and his 14-year-old stepdaughter and protégé Sophie, reunite to save the world when a high school choir tour of Italy is interrupted by a nefarious nuclear plot targeting the Vatican. Starring Dave Bautista and Chloe Coleman.

19 July

Those About to Die

Series. The centre of the Roman Empire is the wealthiest city in the world, and there is a heavy influx of slave labourers from the growing empire to take over the work. The Roman population – bored, restless, and increasingly violent – is kept in line mainly by two things: free food and spectacular entertainment, in the form of chariot racing and gladiator fights. Those About to Die delves into the world of the games – a world characterised by bloodlust, greed for money, the pursuit of power, and corruption. Starring Anthony Hopkins, Iwan Rheon, Tom Hughes and Sara Martins.

Betty La Fea – The Story Continues

Series. Picking up two years since her departure from Ecomoda, Betty is still married to Armando but on the brink of divorce, trying desperately to connect with their adolescent daughter, and wondering whether she’s happy with her chosen path. Roberto, Armando’s father and Ecomoda founder, has passed and his dying wish is for Betty to return to the company. Starring ​​​​​​​Ana María Orozco, Jorge Enrique Abello and Mario Duarte.

25 July

The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare. Image: Prime Video.

Film Based upon recently declassified files of the British War Department and inspired by true events, this action-comedy that tells the story of the first-ever special forces organisation formed during WWII by UK Prime Minister Winston Churchill and a small group of military officials, including author Ian Fleming. Starring Henry Cavill, Eiza González and Alan Ritchson.

Paul Dalgarno is author of the novels A Country of Eternal Light (2023) and Poly (2020); the memoir And You May Find Yourself (2015); and the creative non-fiction book Prudish Nation (2023). He was formerly Deputy Editor of The Conversation and joined ScreenHub as Managing Editor in 2022. X: @pauldalgarno. Insta: @dalgarnowrites