We’re at the mid-way mark of the year and the exciting new TV shows and movies just keep on coming. This month marks the return of the much-anticipated third season of Amazon Prime Video’s The Boys. Fans of the show have been eagerly waiting to know what happens next after the shocking twist at the end of the second season. Marvel fans are also in for a treat as a new TV series, featuring the first Muslim MCU superhero, is releasing this month. The South Korean version of the Spanish TV show Money Heist is also premiering in June, so you need to mark your calendars because you can’t miss any of these exciting shows and movies this month…
The Boys Season 3 (June 3)
The superhero show is back with a new season, this time with more gore and blood. The third season picks up a year after the events of the last one, with Hughie working with the (evil) Congresswoman to end Vought and their evil superhero army. Butcher has also found a dangerous solution to make the odds even in a fight against superheroes like Homelander, and we’ll also meet the first superhero, Soldier Boy. There’s a lot going on and you’re not going to want to miss it.
Watch it on Amazon Prime Video
Money Heist: Korea-Joint Economic Area (June 24)
The Korean version of the global hit is set in a dystopian reality where North and South Korea have unified and formed a Joint Economic Area. The storyline remains the same as the original, with a group of experts breaking into the country’s mint and holding people hostage as they attempt to pull off a daring heist under the guidance of the shadowy Professor. The iconic Dali masks have been replaced with Hahoe masks, but the rest seems very familiar, at least according to the trailer.
Watch it on Netflix
Ms Marvel (June 8)
Marvel’s first Muslim superhero is all set to make her debut with the series Ms Marvel this month. The show will follow bigtime Carol Danvers (AKA Captain Marvel) fan Kamala Khan come to terms with her own powers and transformation into Ms Marvel, superhero in her own right. The series is much-anticipated, not only because we’re finally getting a Muslim South Asian superhero in the lead, but also because Pakistani actor Fawad Khan and Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar are making their Marvel debut with this one.
Watch it on Disney+ Hotstar
Jungle Cry (June 3)
The sports drama, starring Abhay Deol, is based on the incredible true story of Indian rugby coach Rudraksh Jena of Bhubhaneswar’s Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, who managed to guide a team of 12 rural Odisha boys to a victory in the Junior Rugby World Cup in England in 2017.
Watch it on Lionsgate Play
The Real Housewives of Dubai (June 1)
The Real Housewives franchise is going global with this one. The reality series explores the lives of rich women living in different cities and this time it’s Dubai’s turn. You can witness the over-the-top opulence and wild nightlife of Dubai firsthand with the show.
Watch it on Hayu
Spiderhead (June 17)
The sci-fi thriller is set in a futuristic society where two convicts find themselves trapped in a facility that allows prisoners to reduce their sentence time by participating in experiments involving mind-altering drugs. Soon the two prisoners fall in love and try to find a way to escape the experiment and the facility to save their lives. The movie stars Chris Hemsworth, Miles Teller, and Jurnee Smollet.
Watch it on Netflix
As The Crow Flies (June 3)
Netflix is a great platform for exploring foreign language gems that you would have otherwise not known of. Slowly, but steadily, Turkish language movies and TV shows have started getting popular, thanks to the OTT giant. This one is a thriller about a young intern and a seasoned news anchor and the dark side of ambition and envy. Fans of Turkish thrillers like Blood Sisters and Windfall will definitely love this one.
Watch it on Netflix