Summer has arrived, and Netflix has prepared a small piece of everything to celebrate. Three Mission: Impossible sequels will be released on June 1st, both fictional and non-fictional. The Man From Toronto, starring Woody Harrelson and Kevin Hart, will be released on June 24.
There will also be new documentaries about Watergate whistleblower Martha Mitchell (June 17) and civil rights attorney Ben Crump (June 19). On the television front, the long-awaited sixth season of Peaky Blinders premieres on June 10, and Netflix will release many early-aughts Nickelodeon series (Zoey 101, Kenan and Kel) on June 21.
Then there’s the flood of comedy specials, some of which come from Netflix’s Is a Joke festival this month. Amy Schumer, Pete Davidson, Snoop Dogg, and Grace and Frankie’s Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda, among others, will headline new comedy hours.
Dirty Daddy, a special dedicated to the late Bob Saget, who died earlier this year, will air on June 10. Netflix will debut Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration, which is being promoted as the largest-ever gathering of LGBTQ+ comics, after airing contentious specials containing transphobic jokes from Dave Chappelle and Ricky Gervais.
Here’s The List To Binge in June 2022 with Family
Season 3 of The Boys (June 3)
Amazon Video (Amazon Prime Video) In this gruesome and beautiful tale of superheroes acting poorly, the Boys are back and better than ever.
David Letterman’s Show: That’s My Time (June 7)
David Letterman has been rebuilding his talk show presence over at Netflix in the years since bidding farewell to his career on The Late Show. My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, a six-episode show focusing on budding standup comedians, will be joining his long-form interview series.
Each episode will feature a rising comic performing a five-minute act before conversing with Letterman, which sounds eerily similar to the second half of a Late Show episode, doesn’t it?
It’s halftime (June 14)
Jennifer Lopez has had a hectic few years, from reconciling with former flame Ben Affleck to almost landing her first Oscar nomination for Hustlers. In the midst of it all, she and Shakira co-hosted the 2020 Super Bowl halftime show, which was documented on film for her future documentary.
J.Lo becomes sad at her high-profile awards snub in the first teaser for the film, then dusts herself off for one of the year’s most-watched performances.
The Silver Linings Playbook is a film that tells the story of a ( June 17 )
Romantic comedies are sometimes disregarded by the Academy Awards, but Silver Linings Playbook defied the odds owing to a star-studded cast. Pat stars Bradley Cooper as a man with bipolar disease who returns home to his parents after being released from a mental institution.
He enters a dancing competition with a lively young widow Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence) in an attempt to win back his ex-wife. As they practice, they form a close bond, and Pat sees Tiffany as more than just a dancing partner.
Season 3 of The Umbrella Academy (June 22)
Our favorite superheroes will face off against members of the Sparrow Academy in the third season of the offbeat superhero series. Elliot Page, who came out as transgender in December 2020, will be reintroduced as Viktor Hargreeves on the show.
Newcomers Tom Hopper, David Castaeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, and Justin H. Min will join the original cast members Tom Hopper, David Castaeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, and Justin H. Min. Euphoria’s Javon “Wanna” Walton and Cazzie David. Get some loot (June 24)
Apple TV Plus is a subscription service for Apple TV. In a new comedy from the creators of Little America, Master of None, and 30 Rock, Maya Rudolph plays a spoiled billionaire who spirals out of control and needs to start over by working for charity.
Season 2 of Only Murders in the Building (June 28)
Hulu In a second season that includes a competing podcast and implicates them in the whodunnit, Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez return to investigate murder (well, Only Murders in the Building).
The Exorcist (June 30)
Many people consider The Exorcist to be the scariest film of all time, even after nearly half a century. When it first came out in 1973, some people practically ran out of the theatre. Others passed out. Even today, the sheer memory of seeing The Exorcist gives me shivers.
The plot is simple: Regan (Linda Blair), a 12-year-old girl, begins acting erratically, then violently. When doctors are unable to provide a diagnosis, Chris’s (Ellen Burstyn) distraught mother goes to Catholic priests Father Karras (Jason Miller) and Father Merrin (Max von Sydow) for assistance. Together, they must summon every ounce of faith they have to exorcise the devil within Regan.