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It’s unofficially summertime, which means streaming services are upping the ante with their slate of original, fan-favorite summer movies and shows.
Netflix brings Chris Hemsworth’s thriller “Spiderhead” and the third season of Umbrella Academy to screens.
Disney+ releases the highly anticipated “Ms. Marvel,” which sees Marvel’s first Pakistani Muslim superhero in the MCU. It follows a 16-year-old (played by Markham, Ontario native Iman Vellani) who discovers superpowers, boys and more in this coming-of-age story.
For those who miss teenage romance, fret not, because Amazon Prime Video releases “The Summer I Turned Pretty”, based on the book by Jenny Han. After the success of Han’s “To All The Boys I Loved Before” trilogy, we’re looking forward to this one.
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After discovering a once-in-a-lifetime player with a checkered past overseas, an unlucky basketball scout (Adam Sandler) takes it upon himself to bring the phenom to the United States without his team’s approval. Against all odds, they have one last chance to prove they have what it takes to succeed in the NBA. Airing June 8.
Two inmates form a bond while imprisoned in a state-of-the-art penitentiary run by a visionary who experiments with mind-altering drugs on his subjects. Based on the New Yorker short story, “Escape From Spiderhead,” by George Saunders, this film stars Chris Hemsworth and Miles Teller. Airing June 17.
After putting an end to the 1963 apocalypse, the Umbrella Academy returns to the present, convinced that they have prevented the initial apocalypse and fixed this cursed timeline once and for all. But after a brief moment of celebration, they realize things aren’t the way they left them. Airing June 22.
A case of mistaken identity arises after a failed sales consultant and the world’s deadliest assassin – known only as The Man from Toronto – meet at a vacation rental. The film stars Kevin Hart and Woody Harrelson. Airing June 24.
Following in the footsteps of the popular Spanish series “Money Heist”, there is now a Korean version of the show. Robbers invade the mint of a unified Korea, but with hostages trapped inside, the police must try to stop them – and the dark mastermind behind it all. Airing June 24.
The Amazon Original series “The Lake” follows Ustin (Jordan Gavaris) as he returns from living abroad in hopes of reconnecting with the biological daughter he gave up for adoption as a teenager. His plans to create new memories with his townsman daughter Billie (Madison Shamoun) at his idyllic childhood lake go awry when he discovers his father has left the family cottage to his “perfect” half-sister, Maisy-May (Julia Stiles ). Airing June 17.
Based on the book by Jenny Han, this series follows a love triangle between a girl (Lola Tung) and two brothers (Christopher Briney, Gavin Caselegno), plus the ever-changing relationship between mothers and their children, and the enduring power of strong female friendship. Airing June 17.
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This original series features Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani), a Pakistani-American Muslim teenager growing up in Jersey City. Kamala feels like she doesn’t fit in at school, and sometimes even at home, until she gets superpowers like the heroes she’s always looked up to. Airing June 8.
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Andrew (Cooper Raiff), is a 22-year-old fresh out of college and stuck at home with his family in New Jersey. When Andrew befriends a local mother, Domino (Dakota Johnson), and her daughter, he finally finds a future he wants. Airing June 17.
“Loot” is a new original comedy series from Apple starring Maya Rudolph, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez and Joel Kim Booster. The comedy follows Molly (Rudolph), a woman whose seemingly perfect life is turned upside down after her husband leaves her $87 billion. Airing June 24.
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Two years after the unexpected death of his wife, Yusuke Kafuku (Hidetoshi Nishijima), a renowned actor and director, receives an offer to direct a production at a theater festival in Hiroshima. There, he meets Misaki Watari (Toko Miura), a young woman assigned by the festival to drive him. The film had its world premiere at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival, where it competed for the Palme d’Or and won three awards, including Best Screenplay. streams June 24.