5 Upcoming shows on Netflix that are worth the hype

Heartstopper Season 2: Release date, plot, cast, episodes, and everything we know so far
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At the end of the day, we love to get back to our Netflix series and binge-watch before we sleep. Sometimes we end up watching the whole season in one night and wake up with baggy eyes. People download their shows and watch them even while commuting. The suspense of thrillers and the heartbreak of romantic comedy, keeps us intrigued.

Sometimes we end up learning so much about life, emotions, and humanity just from a series. A good series keeps you guessing and does something unpredictable at the end. Some prefer to have a good cry, a good laugh, or goosebumps while watching something, and Netflix has everything as per our mood.

So binge-watchers get ready cause Netflix is coming up with a bunch of new shows in August, and they are worth the hype. Keep reading to find out what shows we are talking about.

Heartstopper (Season 2)

Release Date: 3 August 2023

Genre: Romance, Drama

Casting: Kit Connor, Joe Locke, Yasmin Finney, William Gao

Credits: NETFLIX

After the sensational first season, Heartstopper is back again with the warmth and comfort of a sweet romantic-comedy web series. The show is about two gay school boys- Charlie Spring and Nick Nelson, giving soothing visuals of love and friendship. In the new season, the couple makes their relationship official, but this comes around with lots of complications and struggles. This show is a treat for you if you are into romantic light-hearted shows.

Heart Of Stone

Release Date: 11 August 2023

Genre: Action thriller, 

Casting: Gal Gadot, Jamie Dornan, Alia Bhatt, Jing Lusi

Heart of Stone | Gal Gadot | Official Trailer | Netflix

If you loved Mission Impossible and James Bond, then Heart Of Stone is a must-watch for you! Dopamine-inducing experience for all the Gal Gadot fans who love to see her in action movies. Gal is playing the role of an intelligent operative as a part of the International Secret peacemaking agency, struggling to fight against a hacker who is a potential threat to the world. The most impressive, talented cast with their acting skills and the script is enough to anticipate the success of the film.


Release Date: 10 August 2023

Genre: Drama

Casting: Matthew Broderick and Uzo Aduba


Painkiller is a fictional story based on the origins of the Opioid crisis. The show covers the causes and consequences of the epidemic. The plot revolves around the Prude Pharma and Sacklers company from where the Opioid epidemic started.  If you love science fiction and thrillers, then you cannot miss this one.

Depp vs. Heard

Release Date: 16 August 2023

Genre: Courtroom TV Shows

Cast: Jerry Bruckheimer, Alice Cooper, Stephen Graham, Naomie Harris, Michael Mann.

Depp v. Heard | Official Trailer | Netflix

In case you love courtroom drama and didn’t have enough of the Depp vs. Heard trial, Netflix is coming up with a series just based on the trial. Netflix aims to put forward an unbiased perspective for the whole trial. The trailer has received mixed reactions but it is something we all want to watch at least once.

One Piece

Release Date: 31 August 2023

Genre: Action, adventure, comedy drama

Cast: Peter Gadiot, Morgan Davies, Ilia Isorelýs Paulino, Aidan Scott, Langley Kirkwood, Jeff Ward and many more.

ONE PIECE | Official Trailer | Netflix

One Piece is an adventure series where pirate crew members explore a new world full of endless possibilities in search to find out who will be the next Pirate King. It is an adaptation of an anime series that was released in 1999. This series seems like a perfect watch when you are having a slumber party with friends or cousins.

Series or movies have their own way of storytelling. It’s so amazing that in a few hours, we get to feel several emotions. From the death of our favorite character, the marriage of our favorite couple, to finally finding out the murderer, we get hooked on our screens. These series keep us on our toes to find out what happens next. Don’t forget to watch these must-watch series in August.