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10 movies and web series to check out in July 2021 on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and more

A new month and a new wave of digital content is waiting to hit your favourite OTT platforms. July is upon us and with it comes a barrage of binge-watching worthy premiere releases — from new titles to renewed shows — across multiple genres, all set to entertain.

Here’s a list of 10 movies and web series set to be released across July 2021.

Young Royals

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Samuel Aston, Edvin Ryding, Omar Rudberg, Malte Gårdinger, Frida Argento, Nikita Uggla, and Pernilla August

Netflix has added another title to its list with a Swedish show, Young Royals. The teen drama series follows a troubled Prince Wilhelm, forced to transfer to a boarding school after a scandal. Words on the market call this The Crown meets Skins series, with the centre act revolving around the prince trying to balance traditional and personal life.

Release Date: July 1

Haseen Dillruba

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Taapsee Pannu, Vikrant Massey, and Harshvardhan Rane

With Haseen Dilrubba, Netflix brings a brand-new psychological thriller to the table. Rani Kashyap is under investigation as the lead suspect in her husband’s murder. When she begins revealing details of their perplexing marriage, she ends up pushing the truth further into the void, worsening the case for her innocence.

Release Date: July 2

Fear Street trilogy

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Kiana Madeira, Olivia Scott Welch, Benjamin Flores Jr., Julia Rehwald, Fred Hechinger, Ashley Zukerman, Maya Hawke, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Jordana Spiro, Jordyn Dinatale, and Jeremy Ford.

The Fear Street trilogy series will be coming out every Friday on Netflix in the month of July. It follows the horror-induced journey of teenagers in the small town of Shadyside as they try to escape an ancient evil trapped in the body of a serial killer, who is out for blood. It is based on R.L. Stine’s famous book series of the same name.

Release Date: July 2, July 9, July 16

The Tomorrow War

Available on: Amazon Prime Video

Cast: Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, J. K. Simmons, Betty Gilpin, Sam Richardson, Edwin Hodge, Jasmine Mathews, Ryan Kiera Armstrong, and Keith Powers

Amazon introduces its upcoming American science-fiction action film with the plot revolving around time travel. When soldiers from 30 years into the future travel to 2021, it is revealed that humankind is struggling to battle a deadly alien species. Dan Forester, a father, teams up with a brilliant scientist, and his estranged father to save the world for his daughter. The only option is to go into the future and join the fight.

Release Date: July 2

State of Siege: Temple Attack

Available on: ZEE5

Cast: Akshaye Khanna, Manjari Fadnnis, Abhimanyu Singh, Parvin Dabas, Akshay Oberoi, Kallirroi Tziafeta, and Samir Soni

State of Siege: Temple Attack is a ZEE5 original film that dramatises the events encircling the terrorist attack on Akshardham Temple in Gujarat in 2002. It follows the State of Siege: 26/11, a miniseries that revolved around the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

Release Date: July 9

Never Have I Ever season 2

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Ramona Young, Lee Rodriguez, Darren Barnet, Jaren Lewison, Richa Moorjani, Poorna Jagannathan, and Megan Suri

Never Have I Ever follows an awkward 15-year-old American-Indian girl, Devi, trying to live her best life in high school by climbing the social ladder, getting an American boyfriend, and avoiding her overbearing mother. Season two of the quirky teen drama will see Devi stuck in a love triangle, as she figures out where her heart belongs before she has to travel to India.

Release Date: July 15

Toofaan

Available on: Amazon Prime Video

Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Paresh Rawal, and Mrunal Thakur

Toofaan is an upcoming Amazon Prime Video exclusive film that narrates the heartfelt tale of a street goon turned national boxer, Aziz Ali. Played by Akhtar, he seeks redemption in a sport he had been banned from for five years. A fictional story that highlights a small-time crook’s desire to regain his lost respect to prove his haters and doubters wrong once and for all.

Release Date: July 16

Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans

Available on: Netflix

Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans is a Netflix original computer-animated science-fantasy adventure film based on the Troollhunters series. Heroes from “Trollhunters,” “3Below,” and “Wizards” band together to face a mysterious foe who threatens to take over their worlds — even reset the Earth itself. The Trollhunters’ heroes join in an epic battle against the Arcane Order to control the magic that ties them all.

Release Date: July 21

Feels Like Ishq

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Radhika Madan, Amol Parashar, Kajol Chug, Mihir Ahuja, Simran Jehani, Rohit Saraf, Saba Azad, Sanjeeta Bhattacharya, Zayn Khan, Neeraj Madhav, Tanya Maniktala, and Skand Thakur

Feels Like Ishq is a six-part Indian anthology series that tells the stories of people from all walks of life, finding love in unexpected places. The collection of films promises to be a feel good experience that is sure to tug at the heartstrings of romance lovers.

Release Date: July 23

The Last Letter From Your Lover

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Felicity Jones, Shailene Woodley, Callum Turner, Nabhaan Rizwan, Joe Alwyn, and Ncuti Gatwa

Netflix’s soon-to-be-released romantic drama film, The Last Letter From Your Lover, follows a reporter, Ellie Haworth, as she discovers a trove of love letters from 1965 and sets out to solve the mystery of a secret affair while boarding the flight to her own love story.

Release Date: July 30


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