What’s new on Crave in September 2021

Including Wellington Paranormal, Scenes From A Marriage starring Jessica Chastain and a Canada's Drag Race reunion


NOW critics pick the best titles coming to Canadian streaming platform Crave in September 2021, including Taika Waititi’s Wellington Paranormal, Scenes From A Marriage starring Jessica Chastain and a Canada’s Drag Race reunion special.

Wellington Paranormal

You probably know What We Do In The Shadows, the FX series, is a spinoff from Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement’s 2014 mockumentary about vampire flatmates. But did you know it isn’t the first television show to emerge from that movie? A year earlier, Clement and Waititi created Wellington Paranormal, a COPS-like comedy that follows the two entirely ineffectual police officers (Mike Minogue, Karen O’Leary) who turned up briefly in the film as they’re recruited into a world of monsters, aliens and bizarre creatures, all of which are very, very silly. Three seasons have been produced in New Zealand, and now they’re all arriving on Crave to make your fall just a little more goofy. September 3

Scenes From A Marriage
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Scenes From A Marriage

Produced as a miniseries for Swedish television and released theatrically overseas in a shorter but no less devastating version, Ingmar Bergman’s 1973 study of a husband and wife confronting their relationship – and themselves – after many years together is one of the landmark productions of a storied career. Trying to remake it for American audiences sounds like folly… until you see that Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac, who were a perfectly flinty couple in A Most Violent Year, are stepping into the roles played so powerfully by Liv Ullmann and Erland Josephson, in a new adaptation from Israeli filmmaker Hagai Levi, whose previous TV ventures In Treatment and The Affair have mapped similar emotional territory. So maybe it’ll work? (Crave is also streaming Bergman’s original as of September 10, if you want to compare and contrast.) September 12

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American Rust

Jeff Daniels has had a phenomenal late-career run in TV series like Godless, The Looming Tower and The Comey Rule and the recent stage revival of To Kill A Mockingbird. Now he’s back on TV in the central role of a chief of police in a small Pennsylvania town who has to solve a murder in which the main suspect is the son of his girlfriend (Maura Tierney). Based on Philipp Meyer’s acclaimed novel, the series should be full of gritty realism and lots of plot twists. And let’s see if the accents compete with those from the recent Mare Of Easttown. September 12

Scarlett Bobo and Priyanka on season 1 episode 10 of Canada's Drag Race
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Canada’s Drag Race Anniversary Extravaganza

The second season of Canada’s Drag Race is due to air this year, but before Crave announces the premiere date the streamer is reuniting the cast of season 1. This 90-minute special will bring back all 12 queens to discuss the highs and lows. The question is whether the judging table backlash will be in the mix. Season 1 winner Priyanka will also sit down for a chat with season 2 judges Amanda Brugel, Brooke Lynn Hytes, Brad Goreski and Traci Melchor. September 6

Spontaneous
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Spontaneous

Brian Duffield’s gory, giddy high-school comedy arrived almost unnoticed last fall, lost in a swarm of generic-looking VOD releases. But it’s an absolute gem, a sweet and sharp-edged adaptation of Aaron Starmer’s novel about a class of ordinary New Jersey seniors who experience an inexplicable, unpredictable plague of “popping” – bursting like balloons without warning. Whip-smart Mara (Knives Out’s Katherine Langford) understandably resents being forced to confront her mortality quite so soon – and quite so literally – until her shy classmate Dylan (Charlie Plummer) turns the crisis into an opportunity to tell her he’s in love with her. The intensity of teen romance has never had a better metaphor, really. September 17

The full list of new titles available on Crave in September 2021 by date is below. The + symbol indicates a TV show or movie that is only available on Crave+ . The * symbol indicates a TV show or movie that is only available with the Starz add-on.

TV shows

September 1

The Big Bang Theory (season 10)

September 2

RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars (season 6, episode 12)
Star Trek: Lower Decks (season 2, episode 4)

September 3

Billions (season 5, episode 8)
Catfish (season 8)
The Goldbergs (season 8)
NYC Epicenters 9/11 -> 2021 ½ (season 1, episode 3)+
Wellington Paranormal (seasons 1-3)

September 5

Heels (season 1, episode 4)*
The L Word: Generation Q (season 2, episode 5)
Power Book III: Raising Kanan (season 1, episode 7)*
Work In Progress (season 2, episode 5)

September 6

Canada’s Drag Race Anniversary Extravaganza

September 7

The Bold And The Beautiful (season 34, episodes 233-237)

September 9

Star Trek: Lower Decks (season 2, episode 5)

September 10

Jersey Shore Family Vacation (season 4b)
Sister, Sister (seasons 4-6)
The Stand Up Show With Jon Dore (season 2)

September 11

NYC Epicenters 9/11 -> 2021 ½ (season 1, episode 4)+
Real Time With Bill Maher (season 19, episode 26)+

September 12

American Rust (season 1, episode 1)
Billions (season 5, episode 9)
Heels (season 1, episode 5)*
Power Book III: Raising Kanan (season 1, episode 8)*
Scenes From A Marriage (season 1, episode 1)+
Work In Progress (season 2, episode 5)

September 13

Back To Life (season 2, episode 1)
The L Word: Generation Q (season 2, episode 6)
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver (season 8, episode 23)+

September 14

The Bold And The Beautiful (season 34, episodes 233-237)
Level Playing Field (season 1, episode 1)+

September 16

Dark Side Of The Ring (season 3b, episode 1)
Star Trek: Lower Decks (season 2, episode 6)

September 17

Corner Gas Animated (season 4)
DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow (season 6)
Families Of The Mafia (seasons 1-2)

September 18

2021 TIFF Tribute Awards
Real Time With Bill Maher (season 19, episode 27)+

September 19

American Rust (season 1, episode 2)
Billions (season 5, episode 10)
The Circus (season 6, episode 9)
Heels (season 1, episode 6)*
Power Book III: Raising Kanan (season 1, episode 9)*
Scenes From A Marriage (season 1, episode 2)+
Work In Progress (season 2, episode 7)

September 20

Back To Life (season 2, episode 2)
The L Word: Generation Q (season 2, episode 7)

September 21

The Bold And The Beautiful (season 34, episodes 243-247)
Level Playing Field (season 1, episode 2)+

September 23

Doom Patrol (season 3, episodes 1-2)
RuPaul’s Drag Race UK (season 3, episode 1)
Star Trek: Lower Decks (season 2, episode 7)

September 24

Being James Bond
Fear Thy Roommate (season 1)
Surrealestate (season 1)
True Life Crime (season 2)

September 25

Dark Side Of The Ring (season 3b, episode 2)
Real Time With Bill Maher (season 19, episode 28)+

September 26

American Rust (season 1, episode 3)
Billions (season 5, episode 11)
BMF (season 1, episode 1)*
The Circus (season 6, episode 10)
Nuclear Family (season 1, episode 1)+
Power Book III: Raising Kanan (season 1, episode 10)*
Scenes From A Marriage (season 1, episode 3)+
Work In Progress (season 2, episode 8)

September 27

Back To Life (season 2, episode 1)
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver (season 8, episode 24)+

September 28

The L Word: Generation Q (season 2, episode 8)
Level Playing Field (season 1, episode 3)+

September 30

Dark Side Of The Ring (season 3b, episode 3)
Doom Patrol (season 3, episode 3-4)
RuPaul’s Drag Race UK (season 3, episode 2)
Star Trek: Lower Decks (season 2, episode 8)

Movies

September 1

Backcountry*
Candyman (1992)*

September 3

Aliens Stole My Body+  
Bitchin’: The Sound And Fury Of Rick James
Crisis+  
The Croods*
Curious George 5: Goes West, Goes Wild+  
Despicable Me 2*
Detroit*
Nanny McPhee Returns*
Now And Then*
Ocean’s 11 (1960)*
Ocean’s Eleven (2001)*
Promising Young Woman+
School Of Rock*
Wonder*

September 8

Heaven On Earth*

September 9

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off*
The Florida Project+
Napoleon Dynamite*

September 10

An American Tail*
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West*
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel*
Bullitt*
Confidence*
Detainee 001
Half Brothers  
Lean On Me*
The Mask*
News Of The World+  
Next Day Air*
Phantom Boy*
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel*
Scenes From A Marriage (1974) +

September 15

Empire Of Dirt*

September 17

After Hours*
P.S. I Love You*
Spontaneous+
Tyler Perry’s Meet The Browns*
Vox Lux+

September 22

Take This Waltz*

September 24

Battle Royale*
Draft Day*
The Martian*
Mortal Kombat (1995) +  
Mortal Kombat (2021) +  
Rumble In The Bronx*
Six Minutes To Midnight+
TMNT*

September 29

How She Move*
One Day In The Life Of Noah Piuggatuk+
Ride Along*

Last call

The following titles are leaving Crave in September 2021.

September 3

Building Star Trek
Everybody’s Everything

September 6

Gary Owen: #DoinWhatIDo  

September 8

In Fabric  
When The Game Stands Tall

September 10

Arrow (seasons 1-8)

September 12

Code 8  
The Good Liar

September 13

Snatch (seasons 1-2)

September 14

Terror At The Mall

September 18

Strange History Of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

September 19

Ford V Ferrari

September 20

Doctor Sleep  
The Twentieth Century  

September 30

All About Who You Know  
Bucky Larson: Born To Be A Star
Christine
Easy Rider  
Edward Scissorhands  
Enough  
Evil Dead  
Final Destination 2  
Flipped  
Fubar  
Fubar II
Head In The Clouds  
Hitch
Hollow In The Land  
Hyena Road  
The Informant!  
The King Of Marvin Gardens  
Lie Exposed  
Lone Survivor  
Menteur  
Motherless Brooklyn  
National Lampoon’s European Vacation  
Orphan  
Pan’s Labyrinth  
Paris Is Burning  
The People Garden  
Pleasantville  
Poster Girl  
Rain Down
Seinfeld (seasons 1-9)
Shadow Trap
Sisters & Brothers  
Sleepless In Seattle  
Songs She Wrote About People She Knows
St. Vincent  
Stress Position  
Triplets Of Belleville

This post was updated on September 22, 2021 to include air dates for RuPaul’s Drag Race UK season 3.

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