The Umbrella Academy and other movies and shows to watch on Netflix June 25-26, 2022

As summer has officially arrived and June 2022 nears its final week, Netflix is ​​adding new shows and movies to its streaming library to keep audiences entertained while they stay cool during the summer. In addition to its rapidly growing catalog of original programming, the digital platform has brought in fan-favorite licensed content across all genres to ensure there is something available for everyone. And CBR is here with its final recommendations on what audiences should binge this weekend as June comes to an end and July looms on the horizon.

Here are all the biggest and best movies and TV shows streaming this weekend on Netflix, from new seasons making their big premieres to fan-favorite programs making their latest arc.

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The Umbrella Academy returns for a breathtaking season 3

Netflix’s biggest premiere of the last week is easily The Umbrella Academy Season 3, reuniting the Hargreeves family for another thrilling adventure spanning alternate realities. After confronting their father Reginald in 1963 in season 2, the Hargreeves siblings discover that they have created a divergent timeline and spawned a reality-consuming singularity. In the midst of all the chaos, the dysfunctional Hargreeves family must come together again to not only reaffirm their own existence, but also to save the universe from the fluctuations they have caused in the past.

Considerably darker and more frenetic than its previous two seasons, The Umbrella Academy returns at a breakneck pace for its third season. The Dark Horse Comics adaptation has always played fast and loose with time and space, but Season 3 takes things a step further as reality shifts affect each of the Hargreeves. For shameless superhero action, The Umbrella Academy remains one of Netflix’s biggest recent hits and makes its welcome return this week.

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Money Heist brings the high-stakes action to Korea

After Netflix’s Spanish Original Series Money theft wrapped up its popular three-season run last year, the crime drama is getting a Korean adaptation this month. A criminal mastermind, known simply as the Professor, is inspired by the exploits of the original series’ bank robbers in Spain and decides to carry out a similar heist himself. Bringing together a team of expert crooks, the Professor and his crew target a Korean Mint before the reunification of the two Koreas.

Both a loose remake and a spin-off sequel to the original Money theft, Money Heist: Korea – Common Economic Space takes the overarching premise of its predecessor and makes it its own. Featuring an all-star Korean cast, the spinoff takes full advantage of its East Asian setting and features its own memorable team of criminals. For those who hope for new adventures in the Money theft world, Korea – Common Economic Area is a worthy follow-up while providing an accessible entry point to the global franchise.

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One Piece sets sail with new episodes on Netflix

As Netflix continues production on its live-action TV adaptation of the iconic manga/anime franchise A play, new episodes of the beloved anime series have arrived on the streaming service. Seasons 8 through 13 of the long-running show are now available on the digital platform, taking the storyline through to the conclusion of its Water 7 arc. With hundreds of episodes now on Netflix, A play fans have plenty of material to review before the live show premieres.

Created by Eichiro Oda, A play follows heroic adventurer Monkey D. Luffy as he leads his fellow Straw Hat Pirates in search of the legendary One Piece treasure that will make him King of the Pirates. This summer promises to be important for A playwith the animated film One Piece Movie: Red premiere in August. With the latest set of episodes now on Netflix, fans can look back on all of Luffy’s early adventures as A play keep on going.

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It unleashes summer fears with 1980s flair

When it’s only been a month stranger things unveiled the first half of Season 4, the wait for the remaining two episodes kept the audience in suspense. Thankfully, another acclaimed horror story is now available to stream on Netflix, similarly set in small-town America in the 1980s and starring Finn Wolfhard. The 2017 adaptation of Thisbased on Stephen King’s novel of the same name, hit the digital platform this week to help audiences wait between stranger things episodes.

Set in the city of Derry, Maine in the summer of 1989, This follows six friends who decide to confront a demonic entity. The 2017 film adapts half of King’s bestselling novel, covering the protagonists’ childhood confrontation with the entity they know as Pennywise the Dancing Clown and received warmer appreciation than its follow-up to 2019. For viewers looking for a blend of 80s aesthetics with the end of the childhood of innocence in the face of the menacing paranormal, This is one of the best King adaptations of all time.

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Charmed and Legacies complete their fan-favorite races

Over the year, The CW has steadily reduced its lineup, canceling a number of fan-favorite shows as it prepares for the 2022-2023 television season. Among the shows announced among the cancellations were Charm and Legacy before both series wrap up their respective fourth and final seasons. Luckily for audiences, these final seasons are both available to stream on Netflix, allowing fans to watch both series in full on the streaming service.

Charm reimagined the classic TV series that saw three sisters come together and use their magical powers to defend the world from evil. Legacy is a continuation of vampire diary franchise that started in 2009 and continued with the spin-off series The originalsfrom which Legacy then parted ways with. With the conclusion of both shows marking the end of an era, now is the perfect time to rock them from start to finish.

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