(SPOT.ph) Boom, and just like that, half the year has passed. We are starting June with lots of action, thrills, and laughs on Netflix with the streaming giant dropping tons of great content this month. From the return of some of our favorite series to some of the country's biggest movies, Netflix is out to make the start of the second half of 2023 a banger. Next time you find yourself stuck with the midyear blues, open the app, grab some popcorn, and check out all the upcoming flicks and series this month on Netflix.
Put these 10 Netflix series and films on your watch list for June 2023:
The Witcher: Season 3 Volume 1 (Series)
Release Date: June 29
Cast: Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, Anya Chalotra
Why watch this: The Witcher isn't going anywhere, but anyone following all the DCEU ruckus would know that this might be the last time we see Henry Cavill in the titular role. Sure, Liam Hemsworth is coming on to take over, but TBH, it's hard to imagine anyone playing the tortured yet heroic hero Geralt.
Extraction 2 (Movie)
Release Date: June 16
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Olga Kurylenko, Golshifteh Farahani, Daniel Bernhardt
Why watch this: Speaking of the Hemsworths, the older Hemsworth stars in the sequel to the Netflix original Extraction. Get ready for some heart-pumping, adrenaline-filled action sequences in Extraction 2. Catch Chris Hemsworth as the dashing Tyler Rake, who comes back from the brink of death looking for some answers while getting involved in yet another high-octane rescue mission.
Black Mirror: Season 6 (Series)
Release Date: June 15
Cast: Aaron Paul, Anjana Vasan, Annie Murphy, Auden Thornton, Ben Barnes, Clara Rugaard, Daniel Portman, Danny Ramirez, David Shields, Himesh Patel, John Hannah, Josh Hartnett, Kate Mara, Michael Cera, Monica Dolan, Myha’la Herrold, Paapa Essiedu, Rob Delaney, Rory Culkin, Salma Hayek Pinault, Samuel Blenkin and Zazie Beetz.
Why watch this: After what seemed like forever, the Emmy-award-winning sci-fi drama anthology is back! Showrunners claim that Season 6 will be the series' most unpredictable season yet, and in the world of Black Mirror, that just means more disturbing, satirical commentary about society as we see it today.
Never Have I Ever: Season 4 (Series)
Release Date: June 8
Cast: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Darren Barnet, Poorna Jagannathan, Richa Moorjani, Ramona Young, Lee Rodriguez, Michael Cimino
Why watch this: In the last few episodes of this coming-of-age comedy, we follow Devi and her friends as they navigate their senior year. Between college conundrums, identity crises, and crushes that won't fade, we beg to ask, are Devi and the gang ready to face the future?
Missed Connections (Movie)
Release Date: June 2
Cast: Miles Ocampo, Kelvin Miranda, Chienna Filomeno
Why watch this: Everyone has gone through pining after someone who doesn't see them in the same light, but just what lengths are you willing to go to for that person? Bring out the hopeless romantic in you as you follow this tale of puppy love and love at first sight.
A Beautiful Life (Movie)
Release Date: June 1
Cast: Christopher, Inga Ibsdotter Lilleaas, Christine Albeck Børge
Why watch this: Watch this if you're in need of some heart-warming feels this rainy season. This Danish 2023 film is all about love and second chances, all set with a background of some of the year's most lovey-dovey music and lyrics. Follow Elliott, a young fisherman with an extraordinary voice, who gets the chance of a lifetime when he is discovered by a successful high-profile music manager, Suzanne. Suzanne soon pairs Elliott with her estranged daughter and music producer, Lilly. On his way to becoming a star, struggles from the past threaten not only his big breakthrough but also the budding love with Lilly.
Release Date: June 30
Cast: Riz Ahmed, Chloë Grace Moretz
Why watch this: Based on the National Book Award-nominated New York Times best-selling graphic novel by ND Stevenson, Nimona is an epic tale about finding friendship in the most surprising situations.
Our Planet II (Documentary)
Release Date: June 14
Why watch this: In case you need reminding that we are all part of a delicate ecosystem, you might want to give this documentary a shot. Made by the same folks behind the Emmy-award-winning documentary Planet Earth and Our Planet comes another educational and mesmerizing showing of the Earth's stories in the natural world. Captured with spectacular and vivid cinematography, unravel the mysteries of how and why animals migrate and how our actions can have dire effects on the delicate circle of life.
Release Date: June 30
Cast: Park Gyu Young, Kang Min Hyuk, Lee Chung Ah, Lee Dong Gun, Jeon Hyo Sung
Why watch this: If you are intrigued by the rise to popularity of stars and the glitz and glamor of fame, then you are bound to love this series. Celebrity is a Netflix K-series that depicts the reality of the glamorous and competitive life of celebrities encountered by Seo A-ri, who jumps into stardom as one of Seoul's leading influencers.
The Playing Card Killer (Series)
Release Date: June 9
Why watch this: If you're still captivated by True Crime and all its gory, messy, psychological glory, then this is the one series to wait for this month. Follow the investigators as they try to uncover the criminal mastermind behind a string of killings that terrorized Spain in 2003.
Missed out on previous Netflix guides? We got you covered:
XO, Kitty, Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, Queer Eye: Season 7 + More Exciting Titles Coming to Netflix This May
Maria Clara and Ibarra, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers + More Exciting Titles Coming to Netflix This April
You Season 4, The Glory Part 2, a Shadow and Bone Sequel + More Thrills to Watch on Netflix This March
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