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Netflix Canada "Originals" August 2017 Movie & TV Shows Announced

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Netflix Canada "Originals" August 2017 Movie & TV Shows Announced

Every month, we release our big giant list of all the new shows and movies that will be added to Netflix. But Netflix doesn't keep shows online forever, so eventually some of them are taken off the site, never to be seen again. 

READ ALSO: Everything Leaving Netflix Canada August 2017

Luckily, Netflix always has some amazing original movies and TV shows ready to take their place. Last month the big announcement was about Ozark and since then everyone's been binge watching it. And now it's time to find a new series to get hooked on. My bet is on Disjointed. 

Here are all the new Netflix Originals you have to look forward to this month. 

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Netflix Original Series

Marvel's The Defenders - Season 1


Cast: Charlie Cox, Mike Colter, Finn Jones

It will take an epic team of heroes to save New York City. Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke Cage come together in The Defenders.

Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later - Season 1


Cast: Elizabeth Banks, Amy Poehler, Chris Pine

Ten years after the original film, fans can finally find out what happened to their favorite campers and counselors in this eight-episode series.

Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments - Season 2 Part B

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Cast: Matthew Daddario, Katherine McNamara, Alberto Rosende

Despite a stunning betrayal, Clary and the Shadowhunters go to war against Valentine's new army to determine the ultimate fate of the Shadow World.

Surviving Escobar: Alias JJ - Season 1


After the death of Pablo Escobar, a former Medellin Cartel leader who willingly turned himself in fights his way to the top of the prison underworld.

Atypical - Season 1


Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Keir Gilchrist, Michael Rapaport

Sam, an 18-year old on the autism spectrum, takes a funny, yet painful journey of self-discovery for love and independence.

White Gold - Season 1

Cast: Ed Westwick, Linzey Cocker, James Buckley


In 1980s Essex, cocky salesman Vincent Swan and his unscrupulous team will do anything to get the sale -- including throwing honesty out the window.



Cast: Kathy Bates

She's living her dream as the owner of a cannabis dispensary. She and the budtenders — her son and a guard -- are pretty much constantly high.

The Mist - Season 1


Cast: Morgan Spector, Frances Conroy, Alyssa Sutherland

A town is engulfed by a mysterious fog that conceals terrifying visions and deadly creatures in this new horror series based on Stephen King's story.

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Netflix Original Films



Cast: Marlon Wayans, Regina Hall

Rob’s madly in love and about to be married. Unfortunately, he’s also naked, stuck in an elevator and caught in a time loop.

Death Note


Cast: Nat Wolff, Margaret Qualley, Lakeith Stanfield

Intoxicated by the power of a supernatural notebook, a young man begins killing those he deems unworthy of life. Based on the famous Japanese manga.

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Netflix Original Comedies

Maz Jobrani: Immigrant


Cast: Maz Jobrani

Iranian American comic Maz Jobrani takes the stage in Washington, D.C. to discuss immigration, protests, political donations, the Olympics and more.

Alan Saldaña: Mi vida de pobre


Cast: Alan Saldaña

Mexican comedian Alan Saldaña finds humour in his struggles to achieve financial success in this original stand-up comedy special.

Brad Paisley’s Comedy Rodeo


Country music star Brad Paisley hosts a night of music and laughs with comics Nate Bargatze, John Heffron, Sarah Tiana, Mike E. Winfield and Jon Reep.

Lynne Koplitz: Hormonal Beast


Cast: Lynne Koplitz Unbashed New Yorker Lynne Koplitz offers a woman’s take on being crazy, the benefits of childlessness and the three things all men really want.

Ryan Hamilton: Happy Face


Small-town native Ryan Hamilton talks about adjusting to life as a clean-living comedian in New York City in this new stand-up special.

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BONUS Netflix Content

Chelsea - Season 2

Cast: Chelsea Handler

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Exciting guests, timely topics, global destinations. Chelsea returns with a fresh new format, bringing her bold perspective to a changed world.



Cast: Bryan Fogel, Grigory Rodchenkov

An American filmmaker and cyclist unwittingly wades into a global scandal when a Russian scientist leaks shocking details of a vast doping conspiracy.

Voltron: Legendary Defender - Season 3


Cast: Jeremy Shada, Tyler Labine, Bex Taylor-Klaus

In an all-new series, five unlikely heroes and their flying robot lions unite to form the megapowerful Voltron and defend the universe from evil.

Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh - Season 3


Cast: Rachel Crow, Mark Whitten

A misfit alien named Oh moves in with Tip and her family, in a series that picks up the dynamic duo’s adventures where the hit film left off.

Dinotrux - Season 5


Cast: Andrew Francis, Richard Ian Cox, Ashleigh Bell Half dinosaur, half construction truck, full-on fun! Watch giant Ty Rux, his little buddy Revvit and the crew come fact-to-face with evil D-Structs.

Glitter Force Doki Doki - Season 1


Cast: Stephanie Sheh, Melissa Fahn, Debi Derryberry A new squad of Glitter Force warriors unite to defend Earth and the magical kingdom of Splendorious from the evil King Mercenare and his minions.

DreamWorks Dragons: Race to the Edge - Season 5


From the creator of “How to Train Your Dragon” comes an all-new Netflix original series that takes Hiccup and Toothless to the edge of adventure!

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