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New on Netflix in June

New on Netflix in June

   

An all-star romcom, old heroes on new adventures and the power of laughter… there’s something for everyone on Netflix this month

By Charlotte Briggs, Staff Writer

Sparks are flying between Nicole Kidman and Zac Efron, much to the despair of Joey King, in ensemble romcom A Family Affair. Elsewhere, a wannabe assassin and his new lover are heading for the rocks in Glen Powell’s screwball movie Hit Man.

 

Celebrate Pride month with Outstanding: A Comedy Revolution, which showcases the all-important history of LGBTQ+ stand-up from those who have experienced it first-hand, including Eddie Izzard, Wanda Sykes and Lily Tomlin.

 

Plus, teens and tweens everywhere can catch the long-awaited screen adaption of Holly Smale’s Geek Girl, while fantasy fans can tune into the final instalment of quirky hit series Sweet Tooth.

 

Eric

Find all episodes in Apps > Netflix from Thursday 30 May

From BAFTA and Emmy Award-winning writer Abi Morgan (The Hour, The Iron Lady) comes this thrilling and unsettling series that will have you gripped from the start. Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Vincent, a leading puppeteer in 1980s New York City, whose world falls apart when his nine-year-old son Edgar goes missing on his way to school. Fuelled by guilt, Vincent becomes obsessed with getting a puppet inspired by Edgar’s imagination on TV, with the hopes that Edgar will see it and come home.

 

Geek Girl

Find series 1 in Apps > Netflix from Thursday 30 May

Based on Holly Smale’s bestselling novels, Geek Girl follows the trials and tribulations of neurodivergent 16-year-old Harriet Manners. Like any other teen, Harriet (Emily Carey, House Of The Dragon) just wants to fit in. But when she’s scouted by a top London model agency, her world is turned upside down and she quickly learns that standing out is the best way to change your life.

 

Under Paris

Find it in Apps > Netflix from Wednesday 5 June

While organisation of the upcoming 2024 Olympics in Paris is proving challenging, at least organisers don’t have a giant killer shark to deal with too. That’s the premise for ferocious horror flick Under Paris, directed by Xavier Gens (Hitman, Lupin). When a deadly shark is discovered lurking within the heart of the city, it’s up to scientist Sophia (Oscar nominee Bérénice Bejo, The Artist) to stop an international bloodbath at the World Triathlon Championships. Sounds like it could be a shark de Triomphe

 

How To Rob A Bank

Find it in Apps > Netflix from Wednesday 5 June

With millions of dollars in spoils, prolific thief Scott Scurlock made robbing a bank look easy, and this new true-crime docuseries chronicles his spree that took place in Seattle in the 1990s. Scurlock continued to evade the FBI while committing a shocking 17 robberies and earned the pseudonym “Hollywood” for the cinematic flourishes he portrayed in his tactics, as well as the theatrical make-up he wore during attacks.

 

Sweet Tooth

Find season 3 in Apps > Netflix from Thursday 6 June. Seasons 1+2 available now

Hold on to your antlers – it’s the highly anticipated third and final season of Emmy award-winning fantasy series Sweet Tooth, inspired by Jeff Lemire’s DC comic series. In the epic conluding chapter, human hybrid Gus (Christian Convery) and the rest of the gang hit the road heading for Alaska to find Gus’s mother. Kelly Marie Tran (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) joins the cast while Nonso Anozie (Cinderella), Stefania LaVie Owen (The Carrie Diaries) and Rosalind Chao (Mulan) return to reprise their roles.

 

Hit Man

Find it in Apps > Netflix from Friday 7 June

Get ready to see Glen Powell (Top Gun: Maverick) as you’ve never seen him before. That is, in a series of hilarious hit man disguises in this killer comedy from Oscar-nominated director Richard Linklater (Boyhood, School Of Rock) that’s inspired by a barely believable true story. College professor Gary Johnson (Powell) moonlights as a fake hit man working for the police, tasked with arresting those trying to hire him. But when he meets prospective client Madison (Adria Arjona, Good Omens), sparks fly and the lines between work and play quickly become blurred.

 

Outstanding: A Comedy Revolution

Find it in Apps > Netflix from Tuesday 18 June

Celebrate Pride month with this compelling documentary that explores the history of LGBTQ+ stand-up and its powerful impact on social change. Featuring heartfelt contributions from some of the industry’s most famous comics including Lily Tomlin, Wanda Sykes, Eddie Izzard, Rosie O’Donnell and Margaret Cho, it’s an emotional journey that will send you veering between tears and laughter.

 

Black Barbie: A Documentary

Find it in Apps > Netflix from Wednesday 19 June

Award-winning film-maker Lagueria Davis (Light In Dark Places) has teamed up with super-producer Shonda Rimes and her company Shondaland (Grey’s Anatomy, Bridgerton) to shine a light on the story of Mattel’s first-ever Black Barbie. Using insider interviews, archive footage and dramatised retellings, the film documents the launch of this trailblazing doll in 1980 and highlights the three Black women who were behind its creation: Beulah Mae Mitchell, Kitty Black Perkins and Stacey McBride Irby.

 

Trigger Warning

Find it in Apps > Netflix from Friday 21 June

Fantastic Four and Dark Angel star Jessica Alba is back on screens to fight more baddies, this time as a skilled Special Forces commando in this pulse-racing action thriller. Co-produced by Alba’s own production company Lady Spitfire, the film begins with Parker (Alba) returning to her hometown after her beloved father (Anthony Michael Hall, The Breakfast Club) dies. But when she digs deeper into the cause of his death, she uncovers a dangerous conspiracy and must hunt down the truth.

 

Supacell

Find season 1 in Apps > Netflix from Thursday 27 June

Creative powerhouse Andrew Onwubolu aka Rapman (Blue Story) has teamed up with Netflix for the unusual sci-fi superhero series Supacell. In this six-parter, a group of ordinary people develop unexpected powers, sharing no clear connection between each other apart from all being south Londonders of African heritage. But one of them, Michael Lasaki (Tosin Cole, Doctor Who), is tasked with rounding up his superhero counterparts to save the woman he loves.

 

That ’90s Show

Find season 2 part 1 in Apps > Netflix from Thursday 27 June. Season 1 available now

After season 1 of That ’90s Show hit screens last year, we’re heading back to Point Place for a second nostalgia-filled helping. The That ’70s Show spin-off follows the adventures of Eric and Donna’s daughter Leia, as she spends another high-jink-filled summer with her doting grandparents Red and Kitty (reprised by the beloved original stars Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp) amid the pre-smartphone, pre-social media days of the mid-1990s. Part 2 follows on 27 June, with part 3 coming in October.

 

A Family Affair

Find it in Apps > Netflix from Friday 28 June

An unexpected hookup between Nicole Kidman and Zac Efron? No, that’s not a salacious tabloid rumour but the plot of a new romcom from director Richard LaGravenese’s (PS I Love You). When young assistant Zara (Joey King, The Kissing Booth) discovers that her movie star boss (Efron) has fallen in love with her mother (Kidman), comical chaos ensues. Screen legends Kathy Bates and Shirley MacLaine also appear, while Sherry Cola (Joy Ride) and Liza Koshy (Players) round out the ensemble cast.

 

 

What else is new on Netflix: June 2024

  • Joy Koy: Live From Brooklyn – Tuesday 4 June
  • The Price Of Nonna’s Inheritance – Tuesday 4 June
  • Hitler And The Nazis: Evil On Trial (limited series) – Wednesday 5 June
  • Baki Hamna Vs Kengan Ashura – Thursday 6 June
  • Basma – Thursday 6 June
  • Kübra (season 2) – Thursday 6 June
  • Hierarchy (limited series) – Friday 7 June
  • Perfect Match (season 2) – Friday 7 June
  • Tour De France: Unchained (season 2) – Tuesday 11 June
  • My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman (season 5) – Wednesday 12 June
  • Mysteries Of The Terracotta Warriors – Wednesday 12 June
  • King Of Collectibles: The Goldin Touch (season 2) – Wednesday 12 June
  • Ultraman: Rising – Friday 14 June
  • Agents Of Mystery (season 1) – Tuesday 18 June
  • Gangs Of Galicia (season 1) – Friday 21 June
  • Rising Impact (season 1) – Saturday 22 June
  • Kaulitz & Kaulitz (season 1) – Tuesday 25 June
  • Worst Roommate Ever (season 2) – Wednesday 26 June
  • The Mole (season 2) – Friday 28 June

 

How to watch Netflix with Virgin TV

If you have a Virgin TV 360 box or Stream from Virgin Media, there are four ways to navigate to the Netflix app:

 

1. Use your voice

A. Just press and hold the voice button and say “Netflix” to open the app.

 

2. Via the app section

A. Press Home.

B. Go to the right and select Apps.

C. Select Netflix in the Apps screen.

 

3. Via channel 204 if you’re a Virgin TV 360 customer

A. Tuning to this channel automatically launches Netflix.

 

4. Navigating down to the Netflix icon in the homepage if you are a Stream customer

 

To search for Netflix content on your Virgin TV 360 and Stream from Virgin Media, select the Search icon from any full screen menu. Enter your Search term using the on-screen keyboard. Press back and then right to highlight the “All” filter. Press OK and select Netflix. You can now view and select from the Netflix results for your search term.

 

To access Netflix if you have a TiVo® box or Virgin TV V6 box, powered by TiVo®:

 

Press home on your remote

Select Apps & Games

Select All Apps

Select Netflix

 

Our Biggest TV, Biggest TV Volt and Ultimate Volt bundles already include Netflix in Full HD. You can also add Netflix to any other bundle that includes broadband and TV – just hit Customise your package to add it.

 

Already have a Netflix subscription? You can transfer your billing over to Virgin Media to keep everything together in one bill without changing your Netflix account! Learn more here.

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