Netflix will have new movies and other viewing options available for streaming in June 2014. Adding to its extensive library each month, the streaming media giant will continue to offer members vast and diverse viewing options from its own groundbreaking, original programming, new movie and TV show releases, as well as classic programming just made available via streaming. Here are some of the new viewing options available for streaming on Netflix in June 2014.
On June 1, the Stephen King classic horror flick, Carrie (1976), will be available for viewing. For those unfamiliar with the film, it stars Sissy Spacek (Coal Miner’s Daughter) and was directed by Brian De Palma. This film might actually make viewers appreciate their prom night and look back on the experience with a new fondness. Other viewing options available for streaming on the same day include the Barbra Streisand classic sequel, Funny Lady (1975), which was the follow-up film to Funny Girl (1968), as well as the Madonna clunker, Swept Away (2002), and the classic Francis Ford Coppola war drama, Apocalypse Now Redux (2001).
On June 3, the Colin Firth-Reese Witherspoon crime drama film, Devil’s Knot (2013), which details the fact-based case of three teenagers on trial for murder linked to satanic ritual, becomes available for streaming on Netflix, along with the fourth and final season of the A&E TV series, The Glades. On the same day, the newest film version of the classic Shakespeare tale, Romeo & Juliet (2013), will also be available for viewing. The film starred Oscar nominee Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit (2010)) and Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick, as well as featured a screenplay written by Downton Abbey writer and creator, Julian Fellowes.
Netflix will also offer the second season of its highly acclaimed hit series, Orange Is the New Black, among the new viewing options available for streaming on June 6. This original series has brought much success and esteem to the streaming media giant, and has also inspired other media platforms to venture into original programming content in order to stay competitive and reach new viewers. Also on June 6, the BBC original TV series, Luther, will debut its third season for Netflix viewers.
New viewing options available for streaming on Netflix in June 2014 will also include the recently debuted cable TV miniseries, Bonnie & Clyde (2013), as well as the fourth season of the acclaimed ABC Family TV series, Pretty Little Liars. Both of these offerings have proven very popular when originally aired and the streaming media giant hopes to capitalize on their popularity, as well as attract new members.
On June 13, the Brad Pitt thriller, World War Z (2013), will be launched via streaming on Netflix. The film featured Pitt and The Killing‘s Mireille Enos as a family trying to survive a post-apocalyptic world in the face of many obstacles. Speaking of The Killing, Netflix has resurrected the AMC cult hit from cancellation once again and will air the fourth and final season of the crime drama later this year.
The updated film version of the Charlotte Bronte classic novel, Jane Eyre (2011), which featured actors Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender in the pivotal roles of titular Jane and Mr. Rochester, will be made available for streaming on June 16. Then, later in the month, the Jessica Chastain-Shia LaBeouf film, Lawless (2012), which was centered and fact-based on a Depression-era family of bootleggers in Virginia and the extraordinary events that occurred in their lives, will be available for Netflix viewing on June 29. The film also stars Dracula‘s Gary Oldman (1992) and The Dark Knight Rises‘ Tom Hardy (2012).
Netflix will round out its new viewing options available for streaming in June 2014 by adding summer hit films, My Girl (1991), and its sequel, My Girl 2 (1994), to its extensive viewing library. The coming-of-age films were very popular and starred Veep‘s Anna Chlumsky, Home Alone‘s Macaulay Culkin, as well as film stars Jamie Lee Curtis (Halloween) and Dan Aykroyd (The Blues Brothers). Netflix is determined to stay a step ahead and wants consumers to continue reaping the benefits of its competitive edge.
By Leigh Haugh
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