Feed your adrenaline rush with a maelstrom of new action-packed thrillers on WarnerMedia’s entertainment platforms this June. Uncover the truth and fight for the rights and justice of the people you love. Be prepared for a host of great content coming your way on HBO GO, HBO, Warner TV, CINEMAX, and RED by HBO.
Upcoming titles on HBO GO, HBO and Cinemax
There’s never a dull moment with all the brand-new Original series premiering on HBO GO and HBO this June. Solve crime alongside legendary criminal defense lawyer Perry Mason in 1930s America. Golden Globe® and Emmy® award-winner, Matthew Rhys, stars as the eponymous fictional character. The HBO Original series, executive produced by Robert Downey Jr. debuts same time as the U.S. on Monday, 22 June at 9am. Wrestle for survival in the cold and dark winter of Antarctica and unravel who killed the team of climate researchers in the HBO Asia Original thriller series The Head. The series, which stars Japanese singer-actor Tomohisa Yamashita, premieres on Friday, 12 June at 9pm. Fight for justice against assault and female empowerment in the HBO Original series I May Destroy You, written by and starring BAFTA award-winner Michaela Coel, on Monday, 8 June at 10.30 am. Relive journalist Michelle McNamara’s manhunt of the “Golden State Killer’’ of California in I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, a documentary-series premiering same time as the U.S. on Monday, 29 June at 10am.
Get caught up in the world of organized crime and smuggled goods in Trackers. The six-episode thriller series based on the bestselling South African author Deon Meyer, kicks off on Saturday, 6 June at 10am exclusively on CINEMAX. Pray hard, don’t look over your shoulder and run, for Annabelle Comes Home on Saturday, 6 June at 9pm on HBO – unless you’re John Wick, the super-assassin, with a price on your head. The third instalment of the movie franchise, John Wick Chapter 3 – Parabellum premieres Saturday, 27 June at 10pm on HBO. These shows are also available on HBO GO.
Warner TV commemorates Father’s Day
From 2.25pm on Sunday, 21 June, join Warner TV to celebrate all father-figures who have left indelible marks in our lives with popular series Friends and the Big Bang Theory, and evergreen blockbusters like Harry Potter and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Ever wondered about the personal history and origins of Alfred Pennyworth, the beloved and indispensable Wayne Family butler and father-figure to Bruce Wayne/Batman? Find out in Pennyworth S1 which premieres on Monday, 29 June at 9pm on Warner TV. The Women of Wonder Campaign also continues on Warner TV with Stylish Women on Sundays this June at 9pm – catch the sophisticated and spiffy female leads in Jack the Giant Slayer, Scooby-Doo 2: Monster’s Unleashed, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and The Matrix.
New K-drama series on RED by HBO
Craving for more K-dramas? A lawyer is bent on revenge in the thriller series Babel, premiering Saturday, 13 June at 10pm on HBO GO and RED by HBO.
Premieres Saturday, 6 June at 10am exclusively on HBO GO and CINEMAX
This six-episode series is based on the bestselling South African author Deon Meyer and interweaves three story strands into a sophisticated action-packed thriller. The series covers the length and breadth of South Africa, and explosively collides in Cape Town in a violent conspiracy involving organised crime, smuggled diamonds, state security, Black Rhinos, the CIA and an international terrorist plot. Stars Rolanda Marais, James Gracie, Sandi Schultz, Thapelo Mokoena and Trix Vivier.
Annabelle Comes Home
Premieres Saturday, 6 June at 9pm on HBO GO and HBO
Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home, placing her “safely” behind sacred glass and enlisting a priest’s holy blessing. But an unholy night of horror awaits as Annabelle awakens the evil spirits in the room, who all set their sights on a new target – the Warrens’ ten-year-old daughter, Judy – and her friends. Stars Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, McKenna Grace and Madison Iseman.
I May Destroy You
Premieres Monday, 8 June at 10.30am on HBO GO
This 12-episode half-hour HBO Original drama series explores the question of sexual consent in contemporary life and how, in the new landscape of dating and relationships, we make the distinction between liberation and exploitation. Set in London, where gratification is only an app away, the story centres on Arabella, a care-free, self-assured Londoner with a group of great friends, a holiday fling-turned aspirational boyfriend in Italy, and a burgeoning writing career. But when she is spiked with a date-rape drug, she must question and rebuild every element of her life. Written by and stars BAFTA award-winner Michaela Coel.
Premieres Friday, 12 June at 9pm on HBO GO and HBO
This six-episode HBO Asia Original series is a survival thriller set in the Polaris VI international polar station in Antarctica during its long, dark Antarctic months, engulfed by the cold, the wind and the vast expanses of ice. A select group of scientists from different countries oversee maintaining the base operational during the long polar nights. But during winter, the station suddenly stops communicating with the outside world. With dialogues in English and Danish, the suspenseful series stars an international cast including Tomohisa Yamashita.
Premieres Saturday, 13 June at 10pm on HBO GO and RED by HBO
The series follows the prosecutor Cha Woo-Hyuk who embarks on a mission to uncover the truth behind his father’s death. His life becomes intertwined with married actress Han Jung-Won when the latter becomes the prime suspect in the murder case of her husband. Stars Park Si-Hoo and Jang Hee-Jin.
Premieres Monday, 22 June at 9am on HBO GO and HBO
Based on the story and characters by author Erle Stanley Gardner, this HBO Original drama series follows the origins of American fiction’s most legendary criminal defence lawyer, Perry Mason, in 1932 Los Angeles. When the case of the decade breaks down his door, Mason’s relentless pursuit of the truth reveals a fractured city and just maybe, a pathway to redemption for himself. Stars Emmy® Winner Matthew Rhys, John Lithgow, and Tatiana Maslany. Executively produced by Robert Downey Jr.
John Wick Chapter 3 – Parabellum
Premieres Saturday, 27 June, at 10pm on HBO GO and HBO
Super assassin John Wick has a $14 million price tag on his head after killing a member of the High Table, the shadowy international assassins’ guild. Now excommunicado, and with an army of the world’s most ruthless hit men and women on his tail, John must find a way to survive in this third chapter of the adrenaline-fueled action franchise. Stars Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry and Laurence Fishburne.
Premieres Monday 29 June, at 9pm on Warner TV
The DC series explores the origins of titular Wayne Family butler Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier in his 20s, who forms a security company in 1960s alternate London. After being targeted by a group conspiring to subvert the British Government, Alfred teams up with American agents Thomas Wayne and Martha Kane – who later become the parents of Bruce Wayne. Stars Jack Bannon and Ben Aldridge.
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark
Premieres Monday, 29 June at 10am on HBO GO and HBO
Based on the best-selling true crime book I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by journalist Michelle McNamara. The HBO Original documentary series follows her true story as she tracked the violent offender whom she dubbed “The Golden State Killer” – a man who terrorized California in the late 1970s and early 1980s, committing 50 home-invasion sexual assaults and ten murders.
Channel numbers for your reference:
• HBO – SkyCable: 54 (SD), 168 (HD), Cignal: 53 (SD), 210 (HD)
• Warner TV – SkyCable: 34 (SD), 197 (HD), Cignal: 235 (HD)
• RED BY HBO – SkyCable: 74 (SD), Cignal: 50
• Cinemax – SkyCable: 36 (SD), 198 (HD), Cignal: 57
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