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What’s New On Netflix June 2018?

May 25, 2018

Netflix has become an unbelievable source of entertainment for millions of Canadians. For the relatively cheap monthly subscription, users have access to countless films and television shows from various years, various genres and various cinematic tastes.

The only real problem with Netflix is deciding what to watch.

Luckily we’ve got a new feature to let you know what new programs will be debuting this month and which ones are worth checking out.

Let’s take a look at what’s new on Netflix June 2018!

About a Boy

Directors: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz

Starring Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Toni Collette

A lazy and immature Londoner is taught what it means to be a grown man from a 12-year-old boy who becomes his unlikely friend.


Director: Luis Llosa

Starring Jon Voight, Jennifer Lopez, Eric Stoltz

A documentary crew in the Amazon has their boat taken over by a crazed snake hunter who is in pursuit of a giant man-eating anaconda.

Baby Mama

Director: Michael McCullers

Starring Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Steve Martin

When a successful businesswoman learns she is unable to get pregnant, she hires a working class girl to be her surrogate who turns her whole life upside down.

The Bone Collector

Director: Phillip Noyce

Starring Denzel Washington, Angelina Jolie, Queen Latifah

A paraplegic former detective recruits an inexperienced officer to help him solve a series of grisly murders.

The Break with Michelle Wolf  – Weekly Episodes Every Sunday – Netflix Original

The controversial comedian who made a name for herself at the recent White House Correspondents Dinner hosts a weekly show looking at the current new topics.

The Cave

Director: Bruce Hunt

Starring Piper Perabo, Morris Chestnut, Cole Hauser

A group of divers find themselves trapped in an underwater cave system where they are hunted by deadly creatures.

Charlie Wilson’s War

Director: Mike Nichols

Starring Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Based on the true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson who made a series of behind the scenes deals in which he supported the rebel army in Afghanistan in their fight against the Soviets in the 1980s.

Cinderella Man

Directed by Ron Howard

Starring Russell Crowe, Renee Zellweger, Paul Giamatti

Set during the Great Depression in the 1930s, this is the true story of Jim Braddock, a boxer who lost everything and eventually fought his way back, inspiring the broken nation.

The Disaster Artist

Director: James Franco

Starring James Franco, Dave Franco, Seth Rogen

The true story of a young aspiring actor who meets an eccentric and mysterious man with dreams of stardom of his own. They team to make their own film which goes on to be consider by many to be the worst movie ever made.


Directed by Paul Feig

Starring Kirsten Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones

A remake of the classic comedy-horror where four female scientists form a team to take on an emerging threat of paranormal threats in New York City.

GLOW: Season 2

Creators: Liz Flahive, Carly Mensch

Starring Alison Brie, Marc Maron, Betty Gilpin

A series telling the little-know, fascinating and insane world of female wrestling in the 1980s.

Gridiron Gang

Director: Phil Joanou

Starring Dwayne Johnson, Xzibit, L. Scott Caldwell

The councillor at a juvenile detention centre attempts to teach the young men discipline and self-worth by forming a football team.

Hail, Caesar!

Directors: Joel & Ethan Coen

Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Channing Tatum

A fixer for a Hollywood studio in the 1950s must contend with a incompetent Western actor, a pregnant starlet and a kidnapped leading man.


Directed by Sam Mendes

Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Jamie Foxx

Based on the memoir by a former marine, this film follows a soldier’s deteriorating mental state as he seeks out action during the first Gulf War.

Kim’s Convenience: Season 2

Starring Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Jean Yoon, Andrea Bang

Following the misadventures of a Korean-Canadian family running a small shop in Toronto.

Lady Bird

Director: Greta Gerwig

Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts

Set during the early 2000s, a young woman tries to navigate through life in Catholic school while dealing with early love, heading to university and a complicated relationship with her mother.

Lights Out

Director: David F. Sandberg

Stars: Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, Maria Bello

After a terrible force from her past resurfaces, a woman must protect her young step-brother from a spirit that hunts its victims in the dark.

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Director: Guy Ritchie

Starring Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran

After loosing everything in a poker game, a group of friends decide to rob their drug dealer neighbours which sets off a series of violence and mayhem.

The Mothman Prophecies

Director: Mark Pellington

Starring Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Will Patton

Based off several unexplained mysteries, a reporter delves into a series of deadly occurrences all involving the appearance of an unknown entity known as the Mothman.

Marvel’s Luke Cage: Season 2 – Netflix Original

Creator: Cheo Hodari Coker

Stars: Mike Colter, Alfre Woodard, Simone Missick

An ex-con with bulletproof skin becomes protector of Harlem.

Mr. D: Season 7

Creators: Gerry Dee, Michael Volpe

Starring Gerry Dee, Jonathan Torrens, Lauren Hammersley

The continuing adventures of the inept teacher as he tries to prove to everyone he’s cool.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

Director: Kirk Jones

Stars: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine

In the sequel to the surprise hit comedy, the matriarch and patriarch of the Portokalos family find out they were never legally married, which brings everyone back together for another celebration.

Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist

Director: Peter Sollett

Stars: Michael Cera, Kat Dennings, Aaron Yoo

Two music lovers form a connection during a night’s search of a underground concert.


Director: Mark Pellington

Starring Jon Hamm, Catherine Keener, Bruce Dern

A series of stories exploring people’s memories from various times in their lives.

Notting Hill

Director: Roger Michell

Stars: Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts, Rhys Ifans

A mild-mannered bookstore owner has his life thrown upside down when he begins a relationship with one of the world’s biggest movie stars.

November 13: Attack on Paris

A documentary detailing the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris and the heroes of the events.

Panic Room

Director: David Fincher

Starring Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart, Forrest Whittaker

A mother and daughter become trapped in a sophisticated panic room when a band of thieves break into their home. 


Director: Oliver Stone

Starring Blake Lively, Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

 A pair of drug dealers must take on the Mexican cartel when their girlfriend is kidnapped as a ransom.

Sense and Sensibility

Director: Ang Lee

Starring Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet, James Fleet

Based on the classic Jane Austen novel, after the death of their father leaves his family poor, two of his daughters try to make sense of their future when marriage prospects seem grim.

Set It Up

Director: Claire Scanlon

Starring Zoey Deutch, Lucy Liu, Glen Powell

Two overworked assistants hatch a plan to set up their two overbearing bosses with each other to help them to relax.

The Shallows

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra

Stars: Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Angelo Josue Lozano Corzo

A surfer becomes stranded on a rock in the middle of the water with a shark circling and the tide rising.


Director: Ken Scott

Stars: Patrick Huard, Julie LeBreton, Antoine Bertrand

A slacker is confronted with a great deal of responsibility as it is revealed his donations to a sperm bank has resulted in him fathering 142 kids.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Director: Rian Johnson

Starring Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Mark Hamill

The saga continues as the Rebel forces are being hunted down while Rey tries to convince legendary Jedi Luke Skywalker to join the fight.

The Staircase

Director: Jean-Xavier de Lestrade

A true crime documentary focusing on the mysterious death of author Michael Peterson’s wife, his conviction and subsequent retrial.


Director: Rob Cohen

Stars: Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx

Three combat pilots work to prevent a full-scale war as an artificial intelligence piloted jet goes rogue.

Thor: Ragnarok

Director: Taika Waititi

Starring Chris Hemsworth, Cate Blanchett, Mark Ruffalo

After a powerful and ancient being, Hela, returns for revenge, Thor is sent across the galaxy where he must form a team and fight his way home in time to save Asgard.


Directed by George Clooney

Starring Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Oscar Isaac

Set in a 1950s suburban community, a mild-mannered man becomes wrapped up in escalating violence that disrupts his quiet existence.

What will you be watching?


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