What’s on Netflix Singapore in August 2022

The sequel to the live-action Fullmetal Alchemist and a new series based on the DC Comics titled The Sandman will be available on Netflix in August.

Nurul Mardhiah

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Published: 22 July 2022, 6:43 PM

A wide variety of genres from horror to comedy are heading to Netflix Singapore next month for those who are looking for the adrenaline rush or a good laugh. Whether it is a new animated film of your favourite childhood franchise or your favourite comic or manga in live-action, there is something new for you to binge.

Here are five new additions to Netflix Singapore this August:

1. Carter

This new action-packed Netflix Korean film titled Carter will leave you on the edge of your seat. 


Joo Won is known for his roles in Korean dramas such as the Good Doctor. PHOTO CREDIT: NETFLIX SINGAPORE


In this film, South Korean actor Joo Won takes on the role as a man that mysteriously woke up with no recollection of his memories. With the CIA close on his tail, he has no choice but to listen and follow the unknown voice coming from a device in his ear. 

Just from the trailer alone, high-stakes were already portrayed with the main protagonist setting off on a hostage rescue mission to save a little girl. 

Written and directed by Jung Byung-gil, the mystery of Carter will unravel on Netflix on Aug 5.

2. The Sandman

If you are looking for a good mix of fantasy and horror, The Sandman might just be the perfect watch for you.


The series is based on the original DC Comic, titled The Sandman, published between 1989 to 1996. PHOTO CREDIT: NETFLIX SINGAPORE


The series revolves around the main protagonist, Dream (played by Tom Sturridge). Also known as countless other names such as Morpheus, Kai’ckul, and Sandman, his appearance also morphs depending on who sees him. 

With chilling cult rituals and dark fantasy elements, the new Netflix series pays homage to the classic DC Comic with the same name written by Neil Gaiman. 

The Sandman will premiere on Netflix on Aug 5. 

3. Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 8

The wacky police squad returns in the final season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine. 

Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews and Melissa Fumero are back to reprise their iconic roles as Jake Peralta, Rosa Diaz, Terry Jeffords, and Amy Santiago for one last time in Brooklyn Nine-Nine.


Each episode runs for about half an hour. PHOTO CREDIT: NETFLIX SINGAPORE


In this season of the American sitcom, the wacky police force are experiencing drastic changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With Rosa quitting her job to pursue the life of a private investigator, Jake asks her to work with him to investigate a case of police brutality. Amy returns from maternity leave and makes an effort to repair her relationship with Holt.

Addressing real-world issues through comedy, the show wraps up with 10 more episodes for fans. 

The final season is available on Netflix on Aug 13.

4. Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie

What would you do if a mysterious stranger tells you that he is from the future and that aliens are going to take over the world? 

For the superhero turtle brothers, they chose to save their home planet. 


Director Ant Ward continues his legacy as a valuable asset to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise with this film. PHOTO CREDIT: NETFLIX SINGAPORE


The ninja turtles are back, this time, attempting to save the world from being overtaken by aliens. Casey Jones approaches the turtle brothers, Leo, Ralph, Donnie, and Mikey, to seek their help in stopping the Krang. 

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie is available on Netflix on Aug 5.

5. Fullmetal Alchemist the Revenge of Scar

The Elric brothers return in this sequel to the movie Fullmetal Alchemist titled Fullmetal Alchemist the Revenge of Scar

This movie is the first part of the two-part sequel of the first movie that was released in 2017.

Based on the manga titled Fullmetal Alchemist, the live-action movie features the brothers’ going against their toughest opponent yet, Scar. 

Named after the large scar on his forehead, the lone serial killer targets the brothers as well as the rest of the State Alchemists. Layers of mystery and truth will slowly unfold to build up to its finale. 


Ryosuke Yamada, Atomu Mizuishi, Tsubasa Honda, and Dean Fujioka will return in this film to reprise their roles from the first movie in 2017. PHOTO CREDIT: NETFLIX SINGAPORE


The release date for the second part, Fullmetal Alchemist The Final Alchemy, has yet to be announced by Netflix. 

The science fiction manga brought to life will premiere on Netflix on Aug 20.

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