Happy first day of June! June has officially arrived and summer is less than a month away. Days are getting longer, nights are becoming shorter, and that bright sunshine has been out a lot more! It’s the start of the summer months to be outside with your friends and family.
A new month means a whole new list of Netflix releases! It may be beautiful outside, but sometimes you just want to binge-watch episodes of your favorite shows when it gets too hot. So scoop up that batch of ice cream and refill that ice-cold lemonade! It’s time to reveal the highlights of Netflix releases for June.
Scandal Season 5: The white hat comes off again as Olivia Pope and President Fitz run into more troubles in season 5 of Scandal. Kerry Washington stars as Olivia Pope, leader of the crisis management firm Olivia Pope & Associates. It’s a tale of love, vengeance, and lots of scandals all taking place in Washington D.C. Fill up that glass of wine and see what Olivia Pope is up to with her devious ways. Olivia Pope is back in business for season 5 on June 11th.
Orange Is the New Black Season 4: Your favorite prison bitches are back for an all new season of Orange Is the New Black. Taken from Piper Kerman’s memoir Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, the series follows Piper’s life inside the minimum security prison of Litchfield Penitentiary. Other than dealing with the typical problems in prisons, Piper deals with her complicated love life with Alex Vause (played by Laura Prepon). Come back to Litchfield Penitentiary on June 17th to see what the gangs are up to.
A Very Secret Service Season 1: Netflix has been scouting out more foreign productions for their growing library. A Very Secret Service is a French comedy that is supposed to be a cross between the James Bond franchise and The Office. The series follows a Parisian secret agent in the 1950s who works for an organization views France as the colonial superpower and sees threats to the power around every corner. Not much information has been provided, but the cross-over idea certainly seems appealing! Look for the French James-Bond comedy series on June 30th.
Spotlight: If you haven’t seen this multi-awarded movie, now is the time to see it. Spotlight chronicles the true story of a few journalists in Boston who followed the string of sex abuse scandals in the churches within the past 40 years. Editor Marty Baron of the Boston Globe assigns the team of journalists to provide proof of a cover-up of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church. Cast includes, Mark Ruffalo (The Avengers & The Normal Heart), John Slattery (Roger Sterling in Mad Men), Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, and Live Schreiber. Check out the shocking true story on June 22nd.