Yes, Friends is back with a reunion show, but that’s not the only programme worth watching right now. This June, expect new and returning dramas, thrillers and fantasy series sure to make this stay-home period a little less boring.
The Handmaid’s Tale
Hulu’s Emmy award-winning dystopian TV series has given plenty of post-apocalyptic dramas a run for their money. Now back with a brand new season showing exclusively on HBO Go, The Handmaid’s Tale will follow June (Elizabeth Moss) as she strikes back against Gilead as a fierce rebel leader. Unfortunately, her quest for justice and revenge will come at the expense of her most cherished relationships.
The new streaming juggernaut has been teasing this show for some time now, and come Jun 9, all will get to catch Tom Hiddleston in action again as Marvel’s God of Mischief. In this escapade that takes place after the events of Avengers: Endgame, an alternate version of Loki is brought before the Time Variance Authority. He faces a dilemma: help fix the timeline and stop a greater threat, or be erased from existence since he now exists as a time variant.
A Netflix Original inspired by the adventures of fictional gentleman thief Arsene Lupin, the soon-to-debut Lupin Part 2 will offer a resolution to part one’s cliffhanger ending. Haven’t caught this Money Heist-like series created by the director of Now You See Me? Catch it now before new episodes drop on Jun 11.
A timely movie adaptation of the Tony award-winning play of the same name, Oslo revolves around the true story of back-channel negotiations between Israel and the PLO (Palestinian Liberation Organisation). Now available on demand on HBO Go and HBO, don’t miss this new flick which stars Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott and Jeff Wilbusch.
A new fantasy drama series is premiering on Netflix this Friday (Jun 4). In Sweet Tooth, hybrid children (part-human, part-animal) are hunted out of fear following an apocalyptic event. After a decade embracing a life of solitude, one sheltered hybrid deer-boy named Gus befriends a lonely vagabond and together, they search for what’s left of America and the true meaning of home.