From biopics on iconic music legends to LGBTQ+ rep in movies and new shows on Netflix, June 2022 is sure to keep you busy with binge-worthy streaming series and must-see movies. Here are all the best new movies and shows you must watch this month!
- Fire Island (Hulu, June 3)
With both queer and Asian rep, this rom-com hits all the boxes while being a modern-day take on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. A group of gay best friends vacay to New York’s “gay paradise,” Fire Island. But as with any vacation, chaos unfolds. This movie filled with love, laughter, and drama came to Hulu on June 3, so go stream it now!
- Hollywood Stargirl (Disney+, June 3)
Hollywood Stargirl is the sequel to Stargirl, the adaptation of the book by Jerry Spinelli. In this romantic drama, Stargirl moves to Los Angeles where she is exposed to a world full of music and possibility. This story of friendships, love, and artistry premiered on Disney+ on June 3.
- Jurassic World: Dominion (Only in theaters, June 10)
All the cast members that filled the screens of our childhoods in the Jurassic World movies are coming together in Jurassic World: Dominion to bring an end to an era. In this thrilling movie, the future of the world relies on humans and dinosaurs coexisting with one another after the destruction of the island Isla Nublar. The movie hits theaters on June 10.
- Elvis (Only in theaters, June 24)
The heartthrob of the 50s and king of rock, Elvis Presley, returns to the big screens while his rise to fame and messy relationships with his managers is reenacted through actors Austin Butler and Tom Hanks. The biopic that is sure to make you swoon will come to a theater near you June 24.
- Trevor: The Musical (Disney+, June 24)
This film based on the Broadway production Trevor: The Musical will debut on Disney+ on June 24. The film follows 13-year-old Trevor during his path of self-discovery. Taking inspiration from the 1995 short film Trevor, which influenced the creation of the largest mental health organization for the LGBTQ+ community, the Trevor Project, this movie will be sure to spread an impactful message.
- First Kill (Netflix, June 10)
This series adaptation of the short story of the same name by V.E. Schwab, from the anthology Vampires Never Get Old: Tales With Fresh Bite, showcases a queer love story between teens Juliette and Calliope. However, there’s a catch — one is a vampire and the other is a vampire hunter. You can watch this supernatural love story when it comes to Netflix on June 10.
- The Summer I Turned Pretty (Amazon Prime Video, June 17)
Calling all my book lovers! This Amazon Prime series is based on the best-selling novel The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han, the same author who blessed us with the To All The Boys I Loved Before trilogy. The TV series is a story of a girl who is caught in a love triangle during a summer that is filled with love, heartbreak, and friendship. You can stream this series on June 17.
- The Umbrella Academy, Season 3 (Netflix, June 22)
The highly-anticipated return of the Netflix series The Umbrella Academy will make its return with Season 3 on June 22. In the new season, the Hargreeves family will be dealing with another apocalyptic event while also dealing with a rival superhero group, The Sparrow Academy.
- Only Murders In The Building, Season 2 (Hulu, June 28)
This comedic show about three residents of a New York apartment complex who decided to create a true-crime podcast of their own after a death in their building will make its return to Hulu for Season 2 on June 28 with familiar faces playing love interests, such as Cara Delevingne.