/Netflix in June: 10 shows to watch for, including Sweet Tooth, Lupin, and a Kevin Hart movie

Netflix in June: 10 shows to watch for, including Sweet Tooth, Lupin, and a Kevin Hart movie


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Let’s be honest: Finding something to watch is a very tall order. Do you really want to keep scrolling and scrolling and scrolling while getting zero input from anyone else in the room? No! So we’ve combed through Netflix‘s new releases for June to highlight the series and movies that you might not want to miss. 

Next month, “Lupin,” “Elite” and “Too Hot to Handle” return for new seasons. Kevin Hart and Liam Neeson star in new movies and Olivier Rousteing, a French designer adored by celebrities, is the focus of a fashion documentary.  

Here are 10 noteworthy titles (in chronological order):

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“Sweet Tooth” (June 4)

The fantasy series, based on a DC Comics title, is set in a world where some babies are born part animals. The mysterious beings are dubbed hybrids and hunted by concerned humans. Gus (Christian Convery), who is part deer, partners with drifter Tommy Jepperd (Nonso Anozie). 

“Awake” (June 9)

Gina Rodriguez stars in this film as Jill, a former soldier trying to protect her family, following a catastrophe that eliminates people’s ability to fall asleep around the world.

“Lupin: Part 2” (June 11)

In Part 2 of the hit French thriller’s first season, Assane (Omar Sy) tries to track down his kidnapped son Raoul (Etan Simon) and gains a surprising ally as he schemes to uncover Hubert’s (Hervé Pierre) plot to frame him. 

“Elite” Season 4 (June 18)

A principal arrives and four additional students enroll at Las Encinas, triggering new flirtations, drama and a new puzzle to solve in this Spanish-language high-school drama.

“Fatherhood” (June 18)

Comedian Kevin Hart stars in this feature film, based on a true story. Hart plays Matt, a man raising his daughter alone after losing his wife. 

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“The House of Flowers: The Movie” (June 23)

To get their hands on a secret treasure, the  De La Mora children hatch a plan to sneak into their former home.

Ten new singles will try their luck at Netflix’s restrictive dating show, with a $100,000 grand prize for those who  resist temptation and build meaningful connections, which means kissing and any sexual contact – even self-gratification – is off the table. Lana, an Alexa-like watchdog, keeps tabs on transgressions and personal growth. 

“The Ice Road” (June 25)

Liam Neeson plays Mike, who heads a rescue mission traversing an iced-over ocean in order to rescue people  trapped in a collapsed Canadian mine in this feature film.

“Sex/Life” (June 25)

A woman’s daring sexual past collides with her married life when the bad-boy ex she can’t stop fantasizing about crashes back into her life in this “provocative new look at female identity and desire.”

“Wonder Boy” (June 26)

The documentary follows fashion designer Olivier Rousteing’s rise to creative director at luxury fashion house Balmain.