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'The Luminaries' to 'Intelligence': movies and TV shows coming to streaming services in the UAE in June

These will certainly keep you busy for the next few weeks

Will Ferrell in 'Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga'; Eve Hewson and Eva Green in 'The Luminaries'; and Joy Koy's latest comedy special are just three things coming to UAE streaming sites this June. BBC, Netflix  
Will Ferrell in 'Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga'; Eve Hewson and Eva Green in 'The Luminaries'; and Joy Koy's latest comedy special are just three things coming to UAE streaming sites this June. BBC, Netflix  

Somehow, June is just around the corner. And although it feels like 2020 is moving at lightning speed (yet also dragging its heels), it means we have a new crop of TV shows and movies to stream this month.

Here, we round up the new releases coming to Netflix, Starzplay and OSN Streaming that should keep you busy for the next few weeks.

Get ready to add them to your "to watch" list.

'Manhunt'

This British TV series stars Martin Clunes as London Metropolitan police detective Colin Sutton, who is tracking down a serial killer in a plot based on a true story.

Streaming: Monday, June 1, on OSN Streaming

'The Luminaries'

British actor Himesh Patel stars in new series 'The Luminaries'. Courtesy BBC 
British actor Himesh Patel stars in new series 'The Luminaries'. Courtesy BBC

This is the first season of the adaption of the Eleanor Catton novel of the same name. Eve Hewson, Eva Green and Himesh Patel star in this series, set in the mid-19th century, which features a backdrop of New Zealand scenery as dazzling as the fantasy story.

Streaming: Thursday, June 4, on Starzplay

'13 Reasons Why'

The fourth season of the controversial hit teen series, which documents a group of students following the suicide of a classmate.

Streaming: Friday, June 5, on Netflix

'Intelligence'

Friends star David Schwimmer stars alongside Nick Mohammed and Jane Stanness in this brand-new series. The show is about a National Security Agency agent, who teams up with a computer analyst to form a new cyber crimes unit in the UK.

Streaming: Thursday, June 11, on Starzplay

'L.A.’s Finest'

Jessica Alba and Gabrielle Union star in the first series of this TV spinoff of the Bad Boys films. Follow the antics of drug enforcement agent Sydney Burnett (Union), now working for the Los Angeles Police Department.

Streaming: Thursday, June 11, on Starzplay

'Jo Koy: In His Elements'

The comic's new Netflix special is almost here. The stand-up has a special focus on Filipino culture, taking the comedian back to his roots in the Philippines.

Streaming: Friday, June 12, on Netflix

'The Woods'

A Netflix Original series about Paul Copeland, a man trying to solve the murder of his sister back in 1994.

Streaming: Friday, June 12, on Netflix

'Artemis Fowl'

Artemis Fowl, a young criminal prodigy, hunts down a secret society of fairies to find his missing father in this Disney+ Original.

Streaming: Saturday, June 13, on OSN Streaming

'I Love You, Now Die'

A two-part true crime documentary by HBO. I Love You, Now Die recounts the story of American teen Michelle Carter, who was convicted of encouraging the suicide of her boyfriend Conrad Roy. The documentary asks what really happened behind closed doors.

Streaming: Sunday, June 14, on OSN Streaming

'Divorce'

All three series of Divorce, starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Thomas Haden Church and Molly Shannon, will be available to stream. The show details a couple as they go though a long, drawn-out divorce.

Streaming: Wednesday, June 17, on OSN Streaming

'Leftovers'

Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman and Christopher Eccleston star in this HBO series about a community of people seeking answers after 2 per cent of the world's population mysteriously went missing. All three seasons will be available to stream.

Streaming: Wednesday, June 17, on OSN Streaming

'The Politician'

The second series of the hit show is coming in June. The new season picks things up where the last left off, with college student Payton Hobart (Ben Platt) ready to take on the fight for New York State Senate.

Streaming: Friday, June 19, on Netflix

'Avengers: Infinity War'

A scene from Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War. Streaming is facing a new revolution. AP
A scene from Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War'. AP

Get your Marvel fix care of 2018 smash-hit superhero movie, Avengers: Infinity War. Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson and Mark Ruffalo all star in the film.

Streaming: Friday, June 26, on Starzplay

'Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga'

If you missed Eurovision 2020, then make time for this Netflix Original, starring Natasia Demetriou, Rachel McAdams and Will Ferrell. When two aspiring musicians are given the opportunity to represent their country at the world's biggest song competition, they have a chance to prove that a dream worth having is a dream worth fighting for.

Streaming: Friday, June 26, on Netflix

'Where'd You Go, Bernadette'

Cate Blanchett stars as Bernadette Fox in Richard Linklater’s Where’d You Go, Bernadette, an Annapurna Pictures release. Wilson Webb / Annapurna Pictures
Cate Blanchett stars as Bernadette Fox in 'Where’d You Go, Bernadette'. Wilson Webb

Cate Blanchett stars as Bernadette, a mother who mysteriously goes missing while on a mission to recharge herself creatively. Her daughter is intent on tracking her down, in a journey that takes her, and her father, to Antarctica.

Streaming: Friday, June 26, on OSN Streaming

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Updated: May 28, 2020 05:51 PM

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