It’s all about superheroes this June.
Still, despite the fact that the superhero genre is taking over our screens this month, they’re just part of an impressive slate of shows streaming in June 2022. Fans will be treated to the return of their favourite characters in season 3 of The Boys and The Umbrella Academy. They will also be introduced to the MCU’s newest addition – Ms. Marvel this month.
That said, the other list of shows that will premiere on the major streaming platforms are nothing short of impressive. Occupying the ‘must-watch’ list of shows streaming in June 2022 is the Korean remake of Money Heist as well as Westworld Season 4.
Here are the eight big shows streaming in June 2022.
The Boys Season 3
Premieres: 3 June
Platform: Amazon Prime Video
The war between the Supes and humans continues in The Boys season 3. It’s been a year of calm since the events of Season 2. Homelander’s subdued and Butcher works for the government, supervised by Hughie of all people. But both men itch to turn this peace and quiet into blood and bone. So when The Boys learn of a mysterious anti-Supe weapon, it sends them crashing into The Seven, igniting a war, and chasing the legend of the first Superhero: Soldier Boy.
Link: Eat, Love, Kill
Premieres: 6 June
A famous chef suddenly shares someone else’s emotions and breaks down in front of a restaurant full of customers. Because of this he is driven to revisit his past and the mysterious disappearance of his sister. Dropping everything, he returns to his hometown and unexpectedly falls in love with a mysterious woman with a secret of her own.
Premieres: 8 June
Kamala Khan, a Muslim American teenager growing up in Jersey is a Superhero mega fan with an oversized imagination. However, Kamala feels like she doesn’t fit in at school and sometimes even at home. Her fortunes soon change when she gets superpowers like the heroes she’s always looked up to.
Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain
Premieres: 9 June
Platform: HBO GO
The MAX Original documentary delves into the uncommon life of the late storyteller, explorer, and chef Anthony Bourdain. Directed and produced by Academy Award-winning director Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), the documentary offers insight into the life of the larger than life personality who took viewers across the globe on his culinary adventures.
Premieres: 17 June
Chris Hemsworth and Miles Teller lead this new science fiction thriller, which is set in the near future. Spiderhead is centred on two inmates in a state-of-the-art penitentiary run by a brilliant visionary. After being administered mind-altering drugs, the duo form a connection, which forces them to grapple with their past.
The Umbrella Academy: Season 3
Premieres: 22 June
The Emmy-nominated series about a dysfunctional family of superheroes returns for a new season. After saving the world once again, the Umbrella Academy gang wind up in an alternate timeline, one in which they have to go up against an alternate superhero team called the Sparrow Academy.
Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area
Premieres: 24 June
In this gritty Korean remake of La Casa De Papel, thieves overtake the mint of a unified Korea. With hostages trapped inside, the police must stop them — as well as the shadowy mastermind behind it all. Will they escape with the loot or have they doomed themselves in a no escape scenario?
Westworld Season 4
Premieres: 27 June
Platform: HBO GO
The Emmy-winning HBO Original drama series returns to the dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the birth of a new form of life on Earth. Following the Season 3 finale, the sci-fi series took a turn into the unknown with some of its main characters. Delores Abernathy is presumed dead, the Man in Black was killed by a robot version of himself, whilst Bernard disappeared into the Sublime. But as previous seasons have shown us, not all is what it seems in Westworld.
(Main and featured image: Netflix)