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Bridgerton S3 Part 2 to Hit Man: New films and web series dropping on Netflix in June

Fans are eager to know the fate of Colin (Luke Newton) and Penelope’s (Nicola Coughlan) love story in the second part of Bridgerton Season 3

Agnivo Niyogi Calcutta Published 24.05.24, 11:54 AM
(L-R) Bridgerton; Hit Man

(L-R) Bridgerton; Hit Man Netflix

Netflix is set to drop a variety of shows and films, right from romcoms to thrillers, to keep OTT viewers entertained this summer. Here are eight titles you can look forward to watching on the streamer in June.

Sweet Tooth Season 3

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Streaming from: June 6

Since its debut in 2021, Sweet Tooth, a post-apocalyptic fantasy drama created by Jim Mickle, has become a fan favourite. The show's second season achieved remarkable success, garnering 48.3 million viewing hours within its first four days of release. Adapted from Jeff Lemire's acclaimed comic book series, Sweet Tooth follows the story of Gus (Christian Convery) — part human, part deer boy — who embarks on a dangerous journey with his unlikely companion, Jepperd (Nonso Anozie). The show is set in a pandemic-ravaged world where hybrid children like Gus are hunted.

Hit Man

Streaming from: June 7

Glen Powell stars as a fake hitman in Hit Man, a fresh comedy by Richard Linklater. Co-written by Powell, the movie draws inspiration from a Texas Monthly article by Skip Hollandsworth. Powell plays Gary Johnson, a no-nonsense professor with a knack for posing as a hitman. Things take a turn when he encounters Madison (Adria Arjona), a client who captivates him, leading to a whirlwind of deceit, romance, and mistaken identities.

My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman S5

Streaming from: June 12

For over three decades, David Letterman graced the television sets as the host of Late Night, and later on the Late Show. Following his retirement from late night television, he embarked on a new venture with this Netflix original talk show, which featured Bollywood icon Shah Rukh Khan in the second season. Now, after four successful seasons, Letterman returns with two additional episodes featuring Miley Cyrus and Charles Barkley.

Bridgerton Season 3 – Part 2

Streaming from: June 13

For the first time, a Bridgerton season has been split into two parts, leaving fans in suspense for a month. The upcoming season is set to follow the developments in the lives of Colin (Luke Newton) and Penelope (Nicola Coughlan). A significant secret looms over the new couple — Colin is unaware that he has proposed to Lady Whistledown. The trailer for the second part of Season 3 suggests that Penelope accepts Colin's proposal at the end of Episode 4, and that Part 2 of the Shonda Rhimes-helmed show, based on Julia Quinn’s Bridgerton series, will revolve around the revelation of the Whistledown secret.

America’s Sweethearts: Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

Streaming from: June 20

For over six decades, the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders have captivated audiences with their vibrant performances, from their striking blue sleeves to their breathtaking high kicks. Now, their journey from being sideline sensations to cultural icons will be showcased in a new series titled America’s Sweethearts: Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders. Helmed by Greg Whiteley, the series delves into the behind-the-scenes world of the 2023-2024 squad, offering viewers an inside look at auditions, training camp, and beyond.

Trigger Warning

Streaming from: June 21

Helmed by Mouly Surya, Trigger Warning is an action thriller adapted from a short story penned by Otep Shamaya. The story revolves around Parker (Jessica Alba), a skilled Special Forces operative who inherits her grandfather's bar following his demise. As she settles into her new role, she becomes entangled in a conflict with a notorious gang terrorising her community. Anthony Michael Hall plays Senator Ezekiel Swann, a formidable political figure, in the film, while Mark Webber takes on the character of Jesse, Parker's ex-partner who now serves as the town's sheriff.

A Family Affair

Streaming from: June 28

P.S. I Love You director Richard LaGravenese is back with another romantic film. Family Ties — featuring a stellar cast including Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron, Joey King, Liza Koshy, Kathy Bates, and Shirley MacLaine — revolves around Zara (Joey King), a diligent assistant to the renowned movie star Chris Cole (Zac Efron) who unexpectedly falls head over heels for Zara's mother Brooke (Nicole Kidman).

That ’90s Show: Part 2

Streaming from: June 27

Created by Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner, Lindsey Turner and Gregg Mettler, That ’90s Show serves as a sequel to That ’70s Show. Set 15 years after the events of the predecessor, the show revolves around Leia Forman (Callie Haverda), daughter of Eric Forman (Topher Grace) and Donna Pinciotti (Laura Prepon), as she forges connections with fellow teenagers during the summer of 1995 in Point Place, Wisconsin, under the care of her grandparents, Red (Kurtwood Smith) and Kitty (Debra Jo Rupp). Following the release of Part 2 in June, the third part will hit Netflix on October 24.

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