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Paris Hilton has a cooking show? That's hot! Netflix's "Cooking With Paris" embraces the anyone-can-cook mantra, complete with glitter bombs and starring the original influencer. It's just one of the many streaming content offerings debuting in August.

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Updated 1953 GMT (0353 HKT) July 29, 2021

Paris Hilton has a cooking show? That's hot! Netflix's "Cooking With Paris" embraces the anyone-can-cook mantra, complete with glitter bombs and starring the original influencer. It's just one of the many streaming content offerings debuting in August.

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A look at some of the series and films coming to streaming sites this month.

"What If?...": This series flips the script on the Marvel Cinematic Universe by reimagining famous events from the franchise in unexpected ways. Marvel Studios' first animated series focuses on different heroes from the MCU, featuring a voice cast that includes a host of stars who reprise their roles. (Disney+)

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"Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union": This three-part documentary chronicles the personal and political journey of President Barack Obama as the country grapples with its racial history. (HBO Max)

From HBO/YouTube

"The Kissing Booth 3": It's the summer before Elle heads to college, and she's facing the hardest decision of her life: move across the country with dreamy boyfriend or fulfill her lifelong promise to go to college with her BFF in this sequel. (Netflix)

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"Every Breath You Take": A psychiatrist finds his life upended after the brother of a client who died by suicide enters his life. (Hulu)

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"Val": For more than 40 years, Val Kilmer has been documenting his life and craft. He has amassed thousands of hours of footage, from 16mm home movies made with his brothers, to time spent in iconic roles for blockbuster movies like "Top Gun," "The Doors," "Tombstone" and "Batman Forever." This documentary reveals a life lived to extremes and a heart-filled, sometimes hilarious look at what it means to be an artist and a complex man. (Amazon Prime)

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"Luke Bryan: My Dirt Road Diary": This five-part docuseries follows five-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan as he experiences the ups, downs, triumphs, and tragedies along the road to unprecedented success. (IMDB TV)

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"He's All That": This film reimagines the original plot of the 1999 teen classic "She's All That" by having an influencer (Addison Rae) accept a challenge to turn the school's biggest loser (Tanner Buchanan) into prom king. (Netflix)

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"The Baby-Sitters Club": Based on a series of teen novels written by Ann M. Martin, this film follows the summer of a group of young friends who decide to open a camp. (Hulu)

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"Modern Love" Season 2: In this show, love breaks all the rules. The eight-part second season of the popular series inspired by true events from the beloved New York Times column of the same name brings to life a collection of stories about relationships, connections, betrayals, and revelations. (Amazon Prime)

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"Short Circuit" Season 2 - In this experimental, innovative program, anyone at Disney studio can pitch an idea and get selected to create their own short film. The new season features five all-new short films. (Disney+)

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"The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf": The world of "The Witcher" expands in this 2D anime film that explores a powerful new threat facing the Continent. (Netflix)

From Netflix/YouTube

"Jolt": Lindy has a rare neurological disorder, she experiences sporadic rage-filled, murderous impulses that can only be stopped when she shocks herself with a special electrode device. When the man she loves is murdered she sets out to catch the killer while also being pursued as the major suspect. (Amazon Prime)

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"Shark Tale": This animated film has a star-studded voice cast in a story about a shark mob boss whose son is accidentally killed. (Hulu)

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"Jaws": Don't go in the water. That was the message of this classic summer horror film in which a hungry Great White Shark menaces a beach town. (Amazon Prime)

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"Clickbait": Adrian Grenier stars in an episode of this thriller series in which eight different points of view provide tantalizing clues to the perpetrator of a gruesome crime fueled by social media. (Netflix)

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"Aquamarine": Based on the young adult novel of the same name, a pair of teens discover and befriend a mermaid. (Disney+)

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"Nine Perfect Strangers": Based on The New York Times bestselling book by author Liane Moriarty, the series takes place at a boutique health-and-wellness resort that promises healing and transformation as nine stressed city dwellers try to get on a path to a better way of living. (Hulu)

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"30 Rock" Seasons 1-7: Tina Fey as Liz Lemon sends up life inside 30 Rockefeller Plaza in this sitcom based on Fey's experiences on "Saturday Night Live." (Netflix)

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"Phil Wang: Philly Philly Wang Wang": Multi-award winning comedian Phil Wang makes his first hour Netflix stand-up special where he explores race, romance, politics, and his mixed British-Malaysian heritage. (Netflix)

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"The Hate U Give": A young woman struggles with witnessing the death of her childhood friend at the hands of police in this film based on the novel of the same name by Angie Thomas. (Hulu)

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"Annette": Henry is a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of humor, Ann a singer of international renown. In the spotlight, they are the perfect couple, healthy, happy, and glamorous. The birth of their first child, Annette, a mysterious girl with an exceptional gift, will change their lives. (Amazon Prime)

From Amazon Prime Video/YouTube

"Brand New Cherry Flavor": A filmmaker heads to Hollywood in the early '90s to make her movie but tumbles down a hallucinatory rabbit hole of sex, magic, revenge — and kittens. (Netflix)

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"Beverly Hills Chihuahua": Chloe (voiced by Drew Barrymore) is a diamond-clad uber pampered chihuahua from Beverly Hills who gets lost while on vacation in Mexico. (Disney+)

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"Sweet Girl": Jason Momoa stars as a devoted family man who vows justice against the pharmaceutical company responsible for pulling a potentially life saving drug from the market just before his wife dies from cancer. But when his search for the truth leads to a deadly encounter that puts him and his daughter in harm's way, his mission turns into a quest for vengeance. (Netflix)

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"Reminiscence": Hugh Jackman stars as a private investigator of the mind who helps his clients access lost memories. But when he takes on Mae (Rebecca Ferguson) as a client, a simple matter of lost and found becomes a dangerous obsession. (HBO Max)

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"The Original Kings of Comedy": Spike Lee directed this stand-up comedy film starring comics Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer and Bernie Mac. (Netflix)

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"Homeroom": Oakland High School's class of 2020 confronts an unprecedented year. Anxiety over test scores and college applications gives way to uncertainty springing from a rapidly developing pandemic as efforts to eliminate the school district's police force unfold against the backdrop of growing nationwide demands for systemic change. (Hulu)

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"S.O.Z. Soldiers Or Zombies": Charismatic and unpredictable drug lord, Alonso Marroquín, escapes prison in Mexico and hides in the middle of the desert in order to avoid extradition. While on the other side of the border, a United States Army experiment with pigs in a military base goes wrong and the Mexican police unit going after Marroquín gets infected, transforming into a new breed of zombies with special abilities. (Amazon Prime)

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"Only Murders In The Building": This comedic murder-mystery series for the ages follows three strangers (played by Selena Gomez, Martin Short and Steve Martin) who share an obsession with true crime and suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one. (Hulu)

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"10 to Midnight": A psychopath murdering young women is hunted by a Los Angeles Police Department detective and his rookie partner in this crime thriller. (Hulu)

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"Shane": A gunfighter tries to find some peace as a farmhand on a ranch, but violence always haunts him in this classic Western. (Hulu)

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"Beckett": John David Washington stars as an American tourist who following a tragic car accident in Greece finds himself at the center of a dangerous political conspiracy ---- and on the run for his life. (Netflix)

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"Making The Cut" Season Two: Hosted by Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, three designers are left remaining to compete for the $1 million prize to invest in their brand, the opportunity to sell a collection in Amazon Fashion's store, and a mentorship. (Amazon Prime)

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"Rudy": This sports drama tells the story of Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger who pursues his dream of playing football for University of Notre Dame despite his small stature. (Hulu)

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"Evangelion: 3.0+1.01 Thrice Upon a Time": The highly anticipated fourth and final installment of Hideaki Anno's post-apocalyptic anime franchise centers on the story of Evangelion, an artificial human and multipurpose humanoid weapon, and the Angels, an unknown life-form. (Amazon Prime)

From Amazon Prime Video/YouTube

"Hook": Robin Williams stars as an adult Peter Pan as his battles an old foe in order to save his children. (Amazon Prime)

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'The Suicide Squad": Welcome to Belle Reve, where the worst Supervillains are kept and where they will do anything to get out — even join the super-secret, super-shady Task Force X. (HBO Max)

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"Fast Times at Ridgemont High": Sex, drugs and surfing made this film a teen classic. (Amazon Prime)

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"Titans" Season 3: this series follows young heroes from across the DC Universe as they come of age and find where they belong. (HBO Max)

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