Unwind With These 15 Netflix Originals This July
02nd July, 2020
Wondering what to do while you are stuck at home? Look no further! There is an exciting lineup of Netflix Originals for you to binge-watch this summer! The upcoming lineup of Netflix Originals, which will launch in July, features a number of newbies and a few oldies. It also includes some phenomenal foreign titles, so there’s something exciting for each and every one of you. With an ongoing classics theme in the month of July, the lineup is a treasure trove of several adaptations of classics series, novels, and comic books. The streaming service is set to launch new seasons of some of your most beloved series. Stay tuned for that, and check out our list of 15 upcoming Netflix Originals.
Under the Riccione Sun (Film)
Coming to your Netflix screens at the dawn of July, Under the Riccione Sun is an Italian romance film directed by Younuts starring Lorenzo Zurzolo, Ludovica Martino, and Cristiano Caccamo, among others. The film revolves around a bunch of teenagers who run into each other one summer on the beaches of Riccione. New friendships blossom as they navigate romance, summer love, and heartbreaks.
Unsolved Mysteries (Series)
This mystery series from the ‘80s is being rebooted as a Netflix Original Series with the producers of Stranger Things. The pilot of the original show aired in 1987, after which it ran for a total of 14 seasons till 2010. It features a compilation of interviews and crimes that have remained unsolved over the years, including horrifying stories of disappearances, paranormal activity, and murders.
Say I Do (Reality Show)
Coming to Netflix on 1st July, Say I Do is a reality show which tells the stories of real couples who have had to go through hardships in their relationship and can’t make their dream of having a wedding come true. Three experts, with the intent of turning this dream into a reality in less than seven days, come together to surprise them with the offer to design their weddings.
Cable Girls – (Season 6)
Shortly after the release of the fifth season of Cable Girls, Netflix is set to launch the final season of this Spanish series on 3rd July. The plot revolves around four young women who work for a telecommunications company in Madrid in the Roaring Twenties. We get a glimpse into each of their personal lives and professional lives as they strive to sustain in a male-dominated society.
Written by Ellen Rapoport and directed by LP, Desperados is a comedy film set to release on 3rd July. The story revolves around Wesley writing an embarrassing email to her new boyfriend after having a few too many with her friends. After realizing what she has done, Wesley takes a trip to Mexico with her two best friends to undo the damage before it is too late.
Created by Cate Blanchett, Elise McCredie, and Tony Ayres, Stateless is a limited series coming to Netflix on 8th July. The refugee drama series is partly inspired by real events and focuses on four individuals who find themselves at an immigration detention center in the middle of a desert. What follows is a myriad of emotional and physical hardships that affect their lives in multitudinous ways.
Japan Sinks – 2020 (Anime series)
Japan Sinks is an adaptation of Sakyo Komatsu’s 1973 book of the same name. The series, adapted by Masaaki Yuasa, revolves around a family made to go through some challenging times as a string of earthquakes hits Japan, throwing the country into a state of turmoil and chaos. The first season will be available on Netflix from 9th July.
The Old Guard (Film)
Based on the comic book of the same name, The Old Guard is a superhero action movie directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. The movie will release on 10th July. It follows the journey of a group of four immortal warriors who have protected mortals for centuries in secrecy. When they find out someone knows their secret, they have to fight for their freedom.
Fitting in well with our ongoing theme of book adaptations, Cursed is an American drama series based on an illustrated novel of the same by Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler. Set to release on 17th July, the series revolves around Nimue, a girl with mysterious powers. Along with Arthur, she embarks on a mission to save her community with her mighty sword.
The Kissing Booth 2 (Film)
After the success of the first movie, the much-awaited sequel will release on 24th July. Based on the novel The Kissing Booth 2: Going the Distance by writer Beth Reekles, the movie follows Elle as she returns to high school for her senior year and struggles to maintain her long-distance relationship with Noah, who goes off to Harvard after spending the summer with her.
The Umbrella Academy (Season 2)
The second season of this beloved series is all set to arrive on your Netflix screens on 31st July. It is based on a comic book series of the same title by Dark Horse Comics. The story follows a group of siblings with strange superpowers as they embark on a journey together to uncover the truth behind their father’s untimely death.
JU-ON Origins (Series)
Coming from the extraordinary horror franchise of Ju-On, the Netflix Original Series JU-ON: Origins is all set for its release on 3rd July. A researcher of paranormal activities stumbles upon a cursed house. She spends a significant amount of time trying to uncover the horrifying things that happened to a woman and her child in that house.
The Protector (Season 4)
The Protector, a Turkish drama series created by Binnur Karaevli, returns for its final season on 9th July. Hakan Demir, a shopkeeper from Istanbul, learns about his ties with an ancient secret order after the death of his adoptive father. He sets off on a mission to destroy an immortal enemy, who is a threat to the city.
Warrior Nun (Series)
Based on the comic book series by Ben Dunn, Warrior Nun, which will release on 2nd July, is a fantasy drama series created by Simon Barry. It revolves around a 19-year-old girl who is an orphan. She comes into possession of shocking superpowers after she wakes up in a morgue. She is then assigned the duty to hunt down the demons on the planet.