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June streaming guide: The Bear, The Boys, Nicole Kidman and the true story of a fake hitman

Ricky Staffieri as Ted Fak, Jeremy Allen White as Carmen Berzatto and Matty Matheson as Neil Fak in a scene from season three. In April, a fourth season was announced.

Ricky Staffieri as Ted Fak, Jeremy Allen White as Carmen Berzatto and Matty Matheson as Neil Fak in a scene from season three. In April, a fourth season was announced. Photo: Disney+

After two seasons of The Bear, Jeremy Allen White is returning with his much-loved cast for a third season of the heartwarming show about the struggles, chaos – and the unexpected wins – of a run-down sandwich shop in Chicago.

Joining White is Ayo Edebiri as Sydney Adamu and Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Richie Jerimovich, and together, they pick up where they left off in season two after opening a new restaurant.

Last season, we got a cameo from Jamie Lee Curtis, but have a few unanswered questions, including where Carmy and Claire’s relationship stands, whether The Bear will be profitable, and if Carmy will need to pay back Uncle Jimmy’s massive loan?

“It’s a losing battle every single day in the restaurant business,” reads the official synopsis.

“Carmy pushes himself harder than ever, and demands excellence from his crew, who do their best to match his intensity.”

Named an American Film Institute Television Program of the Year for two years running, The Bear has won Emmys, Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild Awards and Critics Choice Awards, among many other trophies.

All 10 episodes will drop on Disney+ on June 27.

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, Prime Video, June 2

The countdown is on to the ninth edition of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup as the West Indies and the US host the ultimate prize in T20 cricket, with 20 teams competing across 55 games for the right to be crowned champions.

Trailblazers, Stan, June 4

This features legends of Australian women’s football and current Matildas stars including inaugural captain Julie Dolan, Sam Kerr, Steph Catley, Mary Fowler, Ellie Carpenter and more in this original documentary.

From the first FIFA recognised game in 1979 and the early years of paying-to-play to qualifying for Paris 2024.

How to Rob a Bank, Netflix June 5

A true-crime documentary set in 1990s Seattle about the world’s best bank robber.

The Acolyte, Disney+, June 5

Also known as Star Wars: The Acolyte, this original series pits a respected Jedi Master against a dangerous warrior from his past.

Glen Powell as Gary Johnson in Hit Man. Photo: Netflix

Hit Man, Netflix, June 7

Inspired by an unbelievable true story, a strait-laced professor, played by Glen Powell, discovers he has a hidden talent as a fake hit man.

Becoming Karl Lagerfeld, Disney+, June 7

In 1972, Karl Lagerfeld is a 38-year-old designer of ready-to-wear fashion, largely unknown to the public. Before long, glamour, ego battles, extravagant celebrations and destructive passion took over.

Mysteries of the Terracotta Warriors, Netflix, June 12

From the makers of Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb, this feature documentary will explore Emperor Qin’s extraordinary tomb in China.

Under the Bridge, Disney+, June 12

Based on acclaimed author Rebecca Godfrey’s book about the 1997 true story of fourteen-year old Reena Virk (Vritika Gupta) who went to join friends at a party and never returned home. Starring Riley Keough and Lily Gladstone, who plays a local police officer.

Presumed Innocent, Apple TV+, June 12

Starring and executive produced by Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal, and based on The New York Times bestselling novel of the same name, the series takes viewers on a journey through the horrific murder that upends the Chicago prosecuting attorney’s office when one of its own is suspected of a crime.

The Boys, Prime Video, June 13

The Boys is a fun and irreverent take on what happens when superheroes – who are as popular as celebrities, as influential as politicians, and as revered as gods – abuse their superpowers rather than use them for good.

Stuff the British Stole, ABC/iview, June 17

In this season Marc Fennell ventures from Egyptian deserts to deep in the Amazon River and takes viewers from a shipwreck in the depths of the Aegean Sea to a robot laboratory high in a Tuscan mountain range.

Outstanding: A Comedy Revolution, Netflix, June 18

This is the first feature-length documentary to examine the history of queer stand-up comedy, combining interviews, stand-up, archival materials with Lily Tomlin, Sandra Bernhard, Wanda Sykes, Eddie Izzard, and Hannah Gadsby among others.

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Black Barbie. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2024

Black Barbie, Netflix, June 19

Black Barbie celebrates the momentous impact three black women at Mattel had on the evolution of the Barbie brand as we know it.

Federer: Twelve Final Days, Prime Video, June 20

An intimate follow-along through the final 12 days of Roger Federer’s illustrious career which was originally a home video.

Trigger Warning, Netflix, June 21

A skilled special forces commando (Jessica Alba) takes ownership of her father’s bar after he suddenly dies, and soon finds herself at odds with a violent gang running rampant in her hometown.

A Family Affair, Netflix, June 28

A surprising romance kicks off comic consequences for a young woman (Joey King), her mother (Nicole Kidman), and her movie star boss (Zac Efron) as they face the complications of love, sex, and identity.

I am Celine Dion, Prime Video June 25

This documentary gives us a raw and honest behind-the-scenes look at the iconic superstar’s struggle with a life-altering illness.

My Lady Jane, Prime Video, June 27

Gird your loins for the tragic tale of Lady Jane Grey, the young Tudor noblewoman who was Queen of England for nine days and then beheaded in 1553.

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