We all know that some of the best movies come out during the summer months and now with the introduction of streaming services, we get new series premiering as well. Films such as The Blackening and The Perfect Find are set to debut at the Tribeca Film Festival, while there are other films and series on streaming networks like HBO’s The Idol and Peacock’s Shooting Stars, which have already premiered.
Check out these films and shows that will and have premiered in June.
Shooting Stars is a film adaptation of LeBron James’ memoir which details his high school basketball career. The film stars Caleb McLaughlin and Algee Smith and was released on Peacock on June 2nd.
Spiderman: Across the Spiderverse
Shameik Moore returns as the voice of Miles Morales/Spiderman in Spiderman Across the Spiderverse. The film is a sequel to 2018’s Spiderman Into the Spiderverse. Daniel Kaluuya also voices a version of Spiderman in the film and Jharrel Jerome and Mahershala Ali provide voices in the movie as well. It was released in movie theaters on June 2nd.
While Mike Tyson is a boxing legend, his film work is sometimes overlooked. Mike is returning to acting this summer in the Amazon Prime action comedy film Medellin. The film was released on June 2nd.
HBO’s The Idol features Abel Tesfaye known in the music industry as The Weeknd, making his acting debut. Tesfaye plays Tedro the leading man in the series, a character who is a club promoter with a mysterious and seemingly dark persona. It was released on HBO on June 4th.
Transformers: Rise of the Beast
Steven Caple Jr. has taken over as director for the seventh film in the Transformers film series, the upcoming Transformers: Rise of the Beast. Caple Jr. is known for his directorial work on Creed II. After premiering last month in Singapore, it will hit theaters in the US on June 9th.
Damon Wayans is returning for his first film role in over a decade in the Tubi movie Cinnamon. Wayans plays Wally in the film which will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on June 14th.
The Blackening a horror comedy spoof starring Sinqua Walls, Melvin Greggs, and Dewayne Perkins will be released in movie theaters on June 16th.
Disney’s Marvel Cinematic Universe will kick off Phase Five with the release of the Samuel L. Jackson series Secret Invasion. Jackson will reprise his role as Nick Fury in the series with Don Cheadle also starring. Secret Invasion will be available to stream on Disney + on June 21st.
Jeffrey Wright will star alongside Tom Hanks in Asteroid City, a sci-fi romantic comedy-drama. The film will hit theaters on June 23rd.