By Vineel Raj
It’s worth noting off the top that there are plenty of straight-up classics that have been licensed by the service, including the likes of E.T., Funny Girl, Jurassic Park, all of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movies and the entire Fast & Furious franchise, among many others. As for original content, they didn’t slow down on that front either. Among the most exciting new entries is Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, a new comedy from Wedding Crashers director David Dobkin that stars Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams. Beyond that, there’s also the new Spike Lee film Da 5 Bloods.
There’s also Season 5 of Queer Eye and the final season of 13 Reasons why, plus new comedy specials from the likes of Eric Andre and George Lopez, and so much more.
Athlete a (June 24): Follow the Indianapolis Star reporters that broke the story about USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar’s abuse and hear from gymnasts like Maggie Nichols. Crazy Delicious (June 24): This cooking competition show will be led by celebrity chefs Carla Hall, Niklas Ekstedt, and Heston Blumenthal. Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (June 26): When aspiring musicians Lars (Will Ferrell) and Sigrit (Rachel McAdams) are given the opportunity of a lifetime to represent their country at the world’s biggest song competition, they finally have a chance to prove that any dream is a dream worth fighting for.
There are brand new episodes of Disney+ originals Be Our Chef (including the season finale), behind-the-scenes documentary series Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian, It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer, and One Day at Disney, plus the debut of brilliant new documentary series Into the Unknown: Making of Frozen II, a surprisingly honest look at the last year of production on the Disney animated blockbuster. Additionally, there are a ton of nifty catalog titles appearing on the service this month, among them documentary Walt & El Grupo, animated classic Tarzan (and its direct-to-video sequel), and several installments from the classic Disneyland TV series, including The Story of the Animated Drawing, Man in Space and Mars and Beyond. Overall, it’s going to be a very good month.
Whats coming to HBO Max
The return of ‘Search Party,’ a noirish take on ‘Perry Mason’ and new ‘Adventure Time’ and Looney Tunes cartoons. HBO Max, the new streaming service from AT&T T, launching , with a slew of movies and series — some original, others coming over from WarnerMedia’s many cable channels.
Among the highlights: The long-awaited third season of the millennial comedy/thriller “Search Party” (June 25); the HBO limited series “Perry Mason” (June 21), a noirish prequel to the iconic TV lawyer starring Matthew Rhys of “The Americans”; the HBO true-crime docuseries “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” (June 28); and all 23 seasons of “South Park” (June 24).
There’s also a bunch of kid-friendly options — such as “Adventure Time Distant Lands: BMO” (June 25) and new cartoons from Looney Tunes and Popeye (both June 16) — and movies, including “The Iron Giant,” “Titanic” (both June 1), “Ad Astra” (June 6), “First Man” (June 17) and “Ford v. Ferrari” (June 20).
Here are all of the movies and shows coming to the streaming service in June.
- Albert Nobbs, I Love You Phillip Morris, The Kids are All Right, A Single Man, Transamerica, Milk, Top Gear: season 14, Chasing Happiness , Dietland and 12 Monkeys season 4.
Movie releases include the following
Clemency (2019), XX (2017), Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band (2020), Charlie’s Angels (2019), Carrion (2020), The Gallows Act II (2019), One For The Money (2012), Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011), 6 Souls (2013)