New to Stream: HBO Max August 2020 Highlights
HBO Max has unveiled their August 2020 highlights, which includes blockbuster films along with star-studded new original series. Max Originals debuting in the month of August include Selena Gomez’s unscripted cooking series Selena + Chef, Seth Rogen’s comedy film An American Pickle, the Season 2 finale of Doom Patrol, and hit films such as Jojo Rabbit, Birds of Prey, and much more!
Titles Coming to HBO Max in August
Exact Dates TBA:
Class Action Park, Documentary Premiere
Class Action Park is the first-ever documentary on the world’s most dangerous amusement park, Action Park, that had its heyday in the 80s and 90sand was a staple for anyone who grew up in New Jersey.
Selena + Chef, Series Premiere
The unscripted 10-episode cooking series features the multi-platinum selling recording artist, actress, producer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist as she navigates unfamiliar territory: making delicious meals while stuck at home in quarantine.
10,000 BC, 2008
I’ll Be Gone In The Dark, Docu-Series Finale (HBO)
HBO Asia’s Invisible Stories
Invisible Stories, a six-episode half-hour drama series from HBO Asia, tells the untold stories from the fictional neighborhood housing estate in multicultural Singapore.
The Swamp, Documentary Premiere (HBO)
The Swamp provides a look behind the curtain of Washington politics by following three renegade Republican Congressmen as they bring libertarian and conservative zeal to champion the President’s call to “drain the swamp,” while facing demands to raise money for their re-election campaigns and the Republican national party.
An American Pickle, Film Premiere
An American Pickle, directed by Brandon Trost, is based on Simon Rich’s New Yorker novella and stars Seth Rogen as Herschel Greenbaum, a struggling laborer who immigrates to America in 1919 with dreams of building a better life for his beloved family.
Doom Patrol, Season 2 Finale
Esme & Roy, Season 2B
On The Trail: Inside the 2020 Primaries, Documentary Premiere (CNN)
On The Trail: Inside the 2020 Primaries takes viewers on a journey following a team of female journalists as they report on the presidential election that will define a generation.
Habla Now, 2020 (HBO)
Richard Jewell, 2019 (HBO)
Perry Mason, Season Finale (HBO)
Hard Knocks ’20: Los Angeles, Series Premiere (HBO)
HBO Sports, NFL Films and the two Los Angeles-based NFL franchises, The Chargers and Rams, are teaming up for an unprecedented and unfiltered all-access look at what it takes to make it in the National Football League.
Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn (HBO)
Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn tells the story of Yusuf Hawkins, a black teenager who was murdered in 1989 by a group of young white men in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. Yusuf Hawkins’ death and the official response to it sparked outrage in New York, unleashing a torrent of racial tension and spurring tireless civil rights activism that exposed deep racial prejudices and inequities which continue to plague the country today.
Infinity Train, Season 3 Premiere
Carmen Y Lola (AKA Carmen And Lola), 2020 (HBO)
Birds Of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), 2020 (HBO)
Lovecraft Country, Series Premiere (HBO)
Based on the novel of the same name by Matt Ruff, the ten-episode series follows Atticus Freeman as he journeys with his childhood friend Letitia and his uncle George on a road trip from Chicago across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father Montrose. Their search-and-rescue turns into a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and monstrous creatures that could be ripped from an H.P. Lovecraft paperback.
Looney Tunes, Batch 3
The Fungies, Season 1A
No Quiero Ser Tu Hermano (AKA I Don’t Want to Be Your Brother), 2020 (HBO)
Queen & Slim, 2019 (HBO)
Mia’s Magic Playground
I May Destroy You, Finale (HBO)
Ravi Patel’s Pursuit of Happiness, Docuseries Premiere
The four-part buddy comedy docuseries follows actor/documentarian/philanthropist Ravi Patel as he travels the world seeking answers surrounding life’s universal questions.
Seneca, 2019 (HBO)
The Way Back, 2020 (HBO)
Select Titles Leaving HBO Max in August
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (Director’s Cut), 2005 (HBO)
42nd Street, 1933