Here are some of our favourite international series streaming right now (and still coming in 2020).
There’s nothing quite like sinking your teeth into a great series. But these days, there are so many to choose from, it seems like an impossible task. Here to help is this handy list, with some of the most critically acclaimed and popular series to stream on Showmax.
Down deep in the Mississippi Delta lies a place where beauty can be hard to find. Autumn Knight, a mysterious beauty with a harrowing past, turns up at the Pynk seeking employment. Follow the lives of strippers and gangsters in this gritty series. Watch the first episodes now, with new episodes landing weekly on Tuesday nights »
This new limited series focuses on Grace Fraser (Nicole Kidman), a successful therapist, her devoted husband, Jonathan (Hugh Grant), and their young son. A chasm opens in Grace’s seemingly perfect life when she has to unravel the consequences of a violent death and a missing spouse. Coming 30 November
This compelling HBO series stars Damian Lewis (Homeland) as a wealthy hedge fund manager and Paul Giamatti (Cinderella Man) as the US Attorney determined to bring him down. Watch now »
Creators Mickey Down and Konrad Kay present a new HBO series starring Myha’la Herrold. Follow a group of young graduates as they compete for a limited set of permanent positions at a top investment bank in London. The first episode was directed by Lena Dunham so expect cutting social commentary. Coming December 2020.
The Third Day
Starring Jude Law and Naomie Harris, this miniseries chronicles the individual journeys of a man and a woman who arrive on a mysterious island at different times. Coming December 2020. It’s packed with mystery and intrigue
Based on the film of the same name created by Jermaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords) and director Taika Waititi, this hilarious mockumentary series follows the lives of three vampires (plus one energy vampire) who’ve been living as roommates on Staten Island for hundreds and hundreds of years. Plenty of time to get on each other’s nerves … Watch now »
A man sets out across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father. What follows is a struggle to survive and overcome the double terrors of rampant racism and some terrifying monsters. Watch now »
Based on the books by Philip Pullman, this highly anticipated HBO series takes place in a rich fantasy world where humans all have animal familiars, and where an orphan uncovers a dangerous secret. Watch now »
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