Netflix announces their first Afrikaans title – ‘Ludik’. Image: Supplied.

From ‘Ludik’ to ‘Locke & Key’: Here’s what’s on Netflix this August

From ‘Ludik’ – Netflix’s first Afrikaans title to ‘Never Have I Ever’ and more, here’s what to expect on the streaming platform this August.


Netflix announces their first Afrikaans title – ‘Ludik’. Image: Supplied.

Their first Afrikaans title and more international content, here’s what to expect on Netflix this August.


Arnold Vosloo stars in Netflix’s first Afrikaans series Ludik . This explosive six-part series follows the life of a successful furniture salesman with a secret that is connected to the underworld. The series releases on 26 August.

“To save a kidnapped family member, an enterprising furniture tycoon must use his secret diamond smuggling operation to transport guns across the border,” reads the synopsis.

“Daan” risks being exposed, losing his family and facing time in prison. Watch as his two worlds collide. Featuring an all star cast, which includes

  • Rob van Vuuren
  • Zane Meas
  • Jandre LeRoux
  • Inge Beckmann
  • Lea Vivier
  • Sean Cameron Michael
  • Tina Redman
  • Diaan Lawrenson
  • Mzu Ntantiso
  • Tshamano Seb
  • Dirk Stolz
  • Terence Bridgette

Locke & Key returns with season three. Who knows what they may uncover as new secrets unfold? 

Netflix announces their first Afrikaans title – ‘Ludik’. Image: Supplied.

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  • Locke & Key: Season three – 10 August  – In the thrilling final chapter of the series, the Locke family uncovers more magic as they face a demonic new foe who’s dead-set on possessing the keys.
  • Never Have I Ever: Season three – 12 August –  Devi and her friends may finally be single no more. But they’re about to learn that relationships come with a lot of self-discovery — and all the drama. The series scored a 94% on Rotten Tomatoes.
  • Glow Up: Season four – 19 August – Ten new contestants test the limits of their creativity as they tackle a variety of challenges in hopes of becoming the next big name in makeup.       
  • Untold: Volume two.  Weekly Episodes – from 19 August. A four-week docu-series event that once again brings fresh eyes to epic tales from the wide world of sports. From football to basketball and streetball to sailing, these stories aren’t the ones you’ve heard before, even if you think you have. Premiering weekly, each film kicks off at a pivotal moment and then delves deep into what happened beyond the headlines, as told by those who lived it, to reveal the grit, resilience, heartbreak, triumph, violence, comedy and pathos beneath the sweat.


  • No Strings Attached – 1 August
  • Step Up: All In – 1 August 
  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy – 1 August 
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower – 10 August
  • Power: Season one to six – 20 August
  • Top Gun – 1 August
  • Friday the 13th – 1 August
  • The Walking Dead: Season 11 Part one – 22 August

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