It finally comes down to this. After 4 different series highlighting street level heroes Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and The Iron Fist – they finally band together with a common goal in mind: to save New York City. After realising that working individually to defeat The Hand isn’t taking them anywhere, the four join forces to become The Defenders. Starring Sigourney Weaver, Krysten Ritter, Charlie Cox, Finn Jones, and Mike Colter.
Release Date: 13 August on Netflix
The Hitman’s Bodyguard
Opposite ends of the spectrum meet as the world’s top bodyguard is hired to protect one of the world’s most notorious hitmen at a trial hearing. Hilarity ensues for the next 24 hours as they fight through car chases, sea escapes, and an Eastern European dictator who’s out to kill to make it to their trial on time. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman and Salma Hayek
Release Date: August 18
If Baby Driver wasn’t heist enough for you, Logan Lucky might satisfy your need for crime. Fresh from getting retrenched, West Virginia miner Jimmy Logan, calls for his brother Clyde’s help. Alongside the Redneck Robbers, they aim to overturn a 90-year family legacy of bad luck by staging a heist to rob the Coca Cola 600, one of NASCAR’s biggest races of the year. If history has taught us anything, Steven Soderbergh’s direction should be reminiscent of the Ocean’s series, so there’s plenty of humour and a healthy dose of cunningness. Starring Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig and Sebastian Stan.
Who doesn’t love a good conspiracy? Icarus cracks down on the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics doping scandal, where the anti-doping lab tampered with the athletes’ drinks by spiking them with dope and substituting the urine evidence to avoid detection. Fogel managed to capture real evidence with the head of the anti-doping facility as well as uncovering something larger than itself in the process.
Release Date: August 4 on Netflix
The journey from book to the big screen has been a long one for Dark Tower. Roland Duschain is locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, the key that holds the universe together. It all ultimately boils down to a battle of good and evil,man to man. The journey better be worth it. Starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey.
Release Date: August 4