#BlackInTheaters: Five Movies And Shows You Need To See In June

May has proven to be a great month for films and television. Leading the way, Barry Jenkins rolled out his new series, Underground Railroad, on Amazon. Also, Netflix debuted The Upshaws starring Mike Epps. Not to mention, Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson are stars of Spiral: From The Book of Saw with a 21 Savage-led soundtrack attached to it.

The month of June has a lot to live up to, but the film and television industries are up for the challenge. This month, A24 will debut its newest film, Zola. The innovative piece chronicles the Zola Twitter thread that captivated an entire app for weeks on end. Adding on, Kevin Hart is set to step into a more dramatic role with Fatherhood. Other releases include F9, Tell The Truth and Lupin.


Streaming On: Netflix

Release Date: June 11

Starring: Omar Sy

Synopsis: "Assane's quest for revenge against Hubert Pellegrini has torn his family to pieces. With his back to the wall, he now has to think of a new plan, even if it means putting himself in danger," Netflix writes.


Streaming On: Netflix

Release Date: June 18

Starring: Kevin Hart, Alfre Woodard, Lil' Rel Howery

Synopsis: "This Father's Day weekend, Kevin Hart stars in a heartwarming, funny and emotional true story about a widower taking on one of the toughest jobs in the world: fatherhood. Alfre Woodard, Lil' Rel Howery, DeWanda Wise, Anthony Carrigan and Paul Reiser round out this all-star cast," Netflix writes.

David Makes Man

Available On: OWN

Release Date: June 22

Starring: Kwame Patterson, Arlen Escarpeta

Synopsis: "Season two finds David in his 30s, a rising businessman facing an opportunity that will change him and his community forever. The mounting pressure forces David to choose between the instincts that helped him survive or finding a new way to truly live," OWN writes.


Available: In Theaters

Release Date: June 25

Starring: Tyrese Gibson, Christopher "Ludacris" Bridges

Synopsis: "Vin Diesel’s Dom Toretto is leading a quiet life off the grid with Letty and his son, little Brian, but they know that danger always lurks just over their peaceful horizon. This time, that threat will force Dom to confront the sins of his past if he’s going to save those he loves most. His crew joins together to stop a world-shattering plot led by the most skilled assassin and high-performance driver they’ve ever encountered: a man who also happens to be Dom’s forsaken brother, Jakob," Universal Pictures writes.


Available: In Theaters

Release: June 30

Starring: Taylour Paige, Colman Domingo

Synopsis: Here is the original Twitter thread.

Photo Credit: Getty Images

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