What to watch this week on Netflix, Disney+, Apple TV+ and more

Don't know what to watch? Here's everything new coming to streaming services in Australia from 21-27 August 2023.

Don’t know what to watch? Here’s your guide to what’s new to streaming on your service providers this week (21-27 August 2023) in Australia. If you prefer to go to the cinema, you may enjoy our film festival guide instead.


Netflix

>Lift. Image: Netflix.

Ragnarok season 3 (24 August)

A small Norwegian town experiencing warm winters and violent downpours seems to be headed for another Ragnarök — unless someone intervenes in time.

Who is Erin Carter? (24 August)

A British woman’s tranquil life in Barcelona spirals out of control when an armed robbery at a supermarket exposes her secret… and violent past.

Lift (25 August)

In this heist film from director F. Gary Gray (The Fate of the Furious), a master thief is wooed by his ex-girlfriend and the FBI to pull off an impossible heist with his international crew on a 777 flying from London to Zurich. Stars Kevin Hart, Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Loki) and Vincent D’Onofrio (Daredevil).

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Apple TV+

>Invasion. Image: Apple TV+.

Invasion season 2 (23 August)

Shamier Anderson (Stowaway), Golshifteh Farahani (Paterson) and Sam Neill (Rams) star in this alien invasion series from David Weil (Hunters) and Simon Kinberg (the X-Men series). Unfolding in real time, the story follows five ordinary people across the globe during the existential event.

Wanted: The Escape of Carlos Ghosn (25 August)

The true story of CEO-turned-fugitive Carlos Ghosn, including his reign of power, shocking arrest, and calculated getaway that stunned the world.

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Disney+

>Star Wars: Ahsoka. Image: Disney+

Ahsoka (23 August)

Following her appearance in The Mandalorian, Rosario Dawson reprises the role of Jedi Ahsoka Tano (who became a fan favourite from the long-running animated Clone Wars series) in this new live-action Star Wars show from Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars).

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia season 16 (23 August)

They just keep going. This season extends the show’s legacy as the longest-running live-action comedy in American TV history. 

Solar Opposites season 4 (23 August)

Animated sci-fi comedy show from the co-creator of Rick and Morty about an alien family from a fairly normal planet who must take refuge on the godless hellhole known as Earth.

The Wonder Years season 2 (23 August)

Don Cheadle lends his voice to this redo of the classic family sitcom, playing the voice of a man looking back to his younger years growing up in late-1960s Alabama.

Vacation Friends 2 (25 August)

In this sequel to the 2021 odd-couples comedy, Marcus and Emily (Get Out‘s Lil Rel Howery, Insecure‘s Yvonne Orji) are now happily married. Unfortunately, they run into Ron and Kyla (F9‘s John Cena, Search Party‘s Meredith Hagner) again, who are exactly the same—except for being parents.

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