11 new movies and shows to watch this weekend on Netflix, Hulu, Disney Plus and more

The end of June brings a boatload of new movies and shows to watch this weekend on netflixHulu, Disney+ and other streaming services. If you’re planning your next binge session, you’re looking in the right place.

This weekend’s slate is led by two returning series. The Umbrella Academy season 3 brings the superhero siblings home from their 1963 escapade. The only problem is that their home is no longer theirs. Time travel can mess up your timeline, what a concept!

Meanwhile, Westworld season 4 continues the existential battle between humans and the now-aware robots they created in their image.

Several new shows are debuting, including Maya Rudolph’s workplace sitcom Loot, restaurant comedy-drama The Bear, and spin-off thriller Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area. New movies this week include goof-fest streaming premieres Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe, action-comedy The Man From Toronto and inspirational basketball true story Rise.

Here’s our guide to what to watch this weekend.

The Umbrella Academy season 3 (Netflix)

The darkly funny superhero series returns with the Hargreeves siblings facing another apocalyptic day – and maybe even worse, an existential crisis. Their actions in 1963 in Dallas ruined time, and when they return to their present time in 2019, they find everything has changed.

For one thing, their “father” is no longer their father because, having met them in the past, Sir Reginald adopted an entirely different set of babies born on that fateful day in 1989. Well, almost entirely different; as he has never seen Ghost Ben, he still welcomes him. Ben is part of a new group of super brothers, the Sparrow Academy. And they are instantly antagonistic towards umbrellas. Viktor (Elliot Page) has made the transition and will need to summon even more inner strength to bring his family together. Another apocalypse is on the way, and their only hope may be to play well with the Sparrows.

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Westworld season 4 (HBO)

Westworld is perhaps the most opaque of all puzzlebox shows. HBO’s official synopsis for Season 4 reads, “A dark odyssey into the fate of sentient life on earth.” Ooookay, thanks for enlightening us. Creators Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan probably take real pleasure in keeping secrets.

So what do we know about Westworld season 4? Thandiwe Newton is back as Maeve, as are Tessa Thompson as Charlotte and Evan Rachel Woods as Dolores. Jeffrey Wright returns as Bernard and Ed Harris reprise his role as The Man in Black. All of the above are robots, although they have different motivations. At least some of them are determined to destroy humanity. Others, in partnership with humans like Aaron Paul’s Caleb, will oppose them. One thing is certain: these violent delights will have violent ends.

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Loot (Apple TV Plus)

You had us at Maya Rudolph. The Saturday Night Live alum shines in everything she does, and she gets to star in this new workplace comedy. Molly Novak is a billionaire who has it all: a luxurious mansion, a gigayacht, private jets. The only thing he lacks? A faithful husband.

When her wife of 20 years betrays her, Molly descends into a very public and embarrassing spiral that spills over into the tabloids. After hitting rock bottom, she’s surprised to discover she has a philanthropic foundation headed by sensible director Sofia (Michaela Jaé Rodriguez). To restore her image, Molly decides to work full time at the association, making her a (very rich) fish out of water.

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The Bear (FX on Hulu)

Workplace shows tend to be set in hospitals, police stations, or nonsensical businesses. Somehow, restaurants rarely provide the setting, which is a shame as they seem to generate both drama and comedy (see: the many cooking reality shows, like Top Chef and Hell’s Kitchen).

The Bear follows Carmen “Carmy” Berzatto (Jeremy Allen White), a young food-trained chef who returns home to Chicago to run his family sandwich shop after the death of a loved one. The Original Beef of Chicagoland is a world away from white tablecloths and expensive entrees. Carmy is forced to deal with a stubborn kitchen staff, complicated family relationships and the stress of running a small business.

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The Toronto Man (Netflix)

Kevin Hart has a new partner in Woody Harrelson for his latest action-comedy flick. Hart plays crooked salesman Teddy, who rents an Airbnb for a weekend getaway with his wife. But in case of mistaken identity, it’s believed to be the main character, a hitman named Randy (Harrelson), who was supposed to be doing some work around the house.

The FBI persuades Teddy to continue impersonating the killer in order to bring out the real one. Meanwhile, Randy learns that his client wants them both dead, and the two men will have to work together to make it out alive.

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Chloe (Prime Video)

The British social media thriller already aired in the UK last winter and is now coming to the US and other regions. It centers on Becky (Erin Doherty), who is obsessed with her childhood friend Chloe (Poppy Gilbert) and stalks her online. Chloe seems to have the perfect life, judging by her perfectly curated social media presence. It’s completely different from the dreary existence of Becky working as a temp in offices and taking care of her dementia-stricken mother.

Then, Chloe suddenly dies and Becky learns that Chloe tried to call her just before she died. Intrigued, Becky decides to investigate what happened by assuming a false identity and infiltrating the lives of Chloe’s friends and family. Her alter ego “Sasha” is everything she ever wanted to be: popular, successful and influential. But the more she sinks into the scam, the higher the risks if she is unmasked.

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Money Heist: Korea – Common Economic Space (Netflix)

The Spanish thriller Money Heist was a global hit for Netflix. It ended after five seasons last December, but the streamer has started developing a spin-off, which cleverly combines the story and themes of the original with the growing interest in Korean dramas.

Money Heist: Korea is set during the reunification of North Korea and South Korea, which created a region called the Common Economic Space at the former border. As the government prepares to launch a new currency in the region, a criminal mastermind called The Professor (Yoo Ji-tae) plans a heist inspired by events in Spain. He gathers a team of strategists and desperadoes with different abilities to pull off the mind-boggling theft.

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Climb (Disney Plus)

A trio of brothers emerge from humble immigrant backgrounds to play in the NBA, with one becoming All-Star, MVP and league champion. It sounds totally made up, but it’s a true story. Rise tells how superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo and brothers Thanasis and Kostas went from selling trinkets to tourists in Greece to competing against the best basketball players in the world.

Their parents, Charles and Vera, leave Nigeria for Greece, where they struggle to support five children. When they’re not helping to make ends meet, Giannis (Uche Agada) and Thanasis (Ral Agada) take to the courts with a team of local youths. Their natural gifts quickly become apparent and gain the notice of a talent agent.

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Beavis and Butt-Head make the universe (Paramount Plus)

Heh heh, heh heh – Beavis and Butt-Head are back. The animated characters, created and still voiced by Mike Judge, finally fit into the times of the 21st century. Their new film directly follows the events of Beavis and Butt-Head Do America. It’s 1998 and the lazy teenagers have been sentenced to juvenile detention in a space camp.

Their warped sense of humor leads to a snafu that sends them through a black hole. On the other side, they discover that the year is 2022. Life on Earth is very different, and the boys have to deal with iPhones, the deep state, and highly intelligent versions of themselves from other worlds. an alternate universe.

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Iconic Latin American boy band Menudo were one of the biggest musical sensations of the 1980s, presaging the rise of later teen pop groups like Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC. This four-part documentary chronicles Menudo’s formation, his hit songs, his world tours and his new stars like Ricky Martin.

The doc also explores the dark side of glitz and glamour. As the band’s popularity began to decline, allegations of drug use and sexual abuse were brought against producer/manager Edgardo Díaz. A dozen former Menudo members give revealing interviews about the abuse and exploitation they faced during their tenures.

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Trevor: The Musical (Disney Plus)

This is the filmed version of the off-Broadway musical production, based on the Oscar-winning 1995 short film Trevor. The short inspired nonprofit The Trevor Project, the world’s largest suicide prevention and mental health organization for LGBTQIA+ youth.

A coming-of-age story that follows 13-year-old Trevor on an eventful journey of self-discovery. After an embarrassing incident at school, he begins to consider his identity and sexuality, influenced by his parents, friends and his obsession, Diana Ross.

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What else to watch this weekend

We have even more TV and movie recommendations:

  • Savagery (Hulu)
    Three Indigenous teenagers embark on a journey to reconnect with their heritage.
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  • Homeland: Fort Salem season 3 (Freeform)
    The witches become fugitives after the Vice President’s death.
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  • Love Island United Kingdom 2022 (Hulu)
    The British dating reality show returns for more romance and complications.
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  • Joel Kim Booster: Psychosexual (Netflix)
    The comedian riffs on leaked selfies, dining at PF Chang’s and keeping secrets.
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