COVID-19 numbers are showing no signs of slowing down; social distancing and staying home as much as possible is still the order of the day. Not only are we amid a pandemic but we’re also in the thick of winter; stock up on snacks and keep your Netflix account active because you’re going to need it. The streaming giant is keeping South Africans company during the global pandemic with top tier content. 

For your viewing pleasure, we’re giving a rundown on what’s new on Netflix this July.

Unsolved Mysteries 

This gripping series is back with 12 new episodes where journalists and ordinary people detail traumatic tails of loved one’s disappearance, death and paranormal encounters. If you enjoy crime docuseries like The Case Against Adnan Syed, you will enjoy this one.

 The Old Guard

This Netflix original film stars Charlize Theron and follows a group of mercenaries who possess a unique skill; they don’t die. From the trailer, this movie is action-packed, and Charlize Theron is in her action movie prime.  


This series is based on a bestselling book that follows a woman with a mysterious gift. She is destined to become powerful and finds a partner in a mercenary on her quest to deliver an ancient sword. The drama is must-see if you enjoy epics – watch the trailer for a glimpse.

Down to Earth with Zac Efron

This travel documentary follows Hollywood heart-throb Zac Efron of High School Musical Fame around the world eating different food and learning about wellness as well as sustainability.

Good Girls Season 3

A new season of Good Girls returns where the suburban housewives turned criminals continue their criminal antics.

Netflix SA also tweeted what we can expect this week on the platform: