Sci-fi series

Halo S2 on Showmax

Power up with the might and mystery of the Halo series

Halo S2 brings Pablo Schreiber’s commanding portrayal of Master Chef to life in this adaptation of the iconic video game franchise. 

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HALO Season 2 on Showmax

Halo S2

In the 26th Century, humanity bands together and risks everything to protect humankind from the universal threat: an alien race known as the Covenant.

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The Last of Us on Showmax

Next, on The Last of Us Season 2

Young Mazino, Isabela Merced, and Kaitlyn Dever join the cast of The Last of Us Season 2, as production gears up to start filming in February.

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Kim Hawthorne as Miss Ross and Betty Gilpin as Simone in Mrs Davis on Showmax

Mrs Davis: It’s nun vs AI in new Betty Gilpin series from Damon Lindelof

Tara Hernandez and Damon Lindelof’s quirky sci-fi sees an expelled nun facing off against an all-powerful AI called Mrs Davis.

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Mrs Davis is on Showmax

Get your wings with quirky hit sci-fi series Mrs Davis

The gender binary is out and the binary system is boss in Tara Hernandez and Damon Lindelof’s rogue AI sci-fi action comedy series, Mrs Davis. 

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Mrs Davis on Showmax

Mrs Davis S1

In this fun, quirky sci-fi dramedy, an expelled nun played by Betty Gilpin takes on an all-powerful AI called Mrs Davis.

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The Midwich Cuckoos is on Showmax

The Midwich Cuckoos S1

This gripping sci-fi drama stars three-time BAFTA nominee Keeley Hawes in a horrifying tale taking place in a small English village subdued by a mysterious alien presence for an entire day, leaving the townspeople horrified and confused.

Quantum Leap is on Showmax

Quantum Leap S1

As lead physicist Ben Song takes an unauthorised leap into 1985, the Quantum Leap team have to figure out how to get him back.

The Last of Us is on Showmax

The Last of Us S1

Joel and Ellie, a pair connected through the harshness of the world they live in, are forced to endure brutal circumstances and ruthless killers on a trek across post-pandemic America.

The Girlfriend Experience S3: AI reviews adults-only series about AI

The Girlfriend Experience S3: AI reviews adults-only series about AI

Is this the most meta review you’ve ever read? Probably. Stream Season 3 of 18SNL-rated The Girlfriend Experience now on Showmax.

Post-apocalyptic drama The Last of Us is a cracking start to 2023

Post-apocalyptic drama The Last of Us is a cracking start to 2023

Beware of the mushrooms! HBO’s video game adaptation, already praised by critics, stays true to the source material but promises surprises for players.

The Man Who Fell to Earth

The Man Who Fell to Earth

In this fascinating sci-fi series, an alien arrives on Earth to learn to become human and find the one woman who can help save his species.

Westworld is on Showmax

Westworld: Recap of Season 3 ahead of new episodes of Season 4

With new episodes of Season 4 landing on Showmax every Monday express from the US, it’s high time for a reminder of what went down in Season 3.

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Resident Alien S2 is on Showmax

Resident Alien S1

Is humanity worth saving? This is the dilemma faced by a crash-landed alien who assumes the identity of a small-town doctor who solves crimes.

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Westworld S1-4

Westworld S1-4

Westworld is a dark odyssey about the fate of sentient life on Earth, with sci-fi killer-robots hell-bent on wrenching power back from humans.

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Sci-fi series Halo S1 available to binge-watch on Showmax from 20 May 2022

Sci-fi series Halo S1 available to binge-watch on Showmax from 20 May 2022

All episodes of Paramount+ original series Halo, based on the iconic Xbox franchise and one of the highest-grossing game franchises of all time, will be streaming on Showmax in Africa from this Friday, 20 May 2022.

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The Luminaries

The Luminaries

This gorgeously styled series follows a mystery set in the Gold Rush in New Zealand’s rugged West Coast.

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Utopia Falls

Utopia Falls

In the future, a group of teens is chosen from the last human outpost to perform in a competition. Then they discover a hidden stash of forbidden music and art from the past which changes everything. A diverse YA dystopian drama.

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Video: Bringing daemons and ice bears to life in His Dark Materials

Video: Bringing daemons and ice bears to life in His Dark Materials

The creature effects artists of His Dark Materials created over 50 daemons for the first season. Here’s how they did it.

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Lovecraft Country

Lovecraft Country

A black man sets out across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father. What follows is a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and some terrifying monsters.

7 shows for teens and young adults

7 shows for teens and young adults

Ahead of Youth Day in South Africa, we take a look at series that aren’t afraid to represent the full experience of setting out to find your place in the world. 

The Outsider S1

The Outsider S1

This crime thriller, created by Richard Price, who was a writer for The Wire and The Deuce, has been described as “Stephen King meets the X-Files”.

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Westworld S3 Aaron Paul

Westworld knocks it out of the park in Season 3

The third season of Westworld continues the sci-fi saga that just might give us a glimpse of our own future. 

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Turns out, Charlotte is the real buried gun in Westworld

Turns out, Charlotte is the real buried gun in Westworld

She might be from corporate, but Charlotte has the most ruthless stream of them all, in Westworld.

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