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New on Netflix: June 26th, 2020

It’s Friday and you know what that means: It’s time to figure out what you’ll be watching this week. Welcome back to New on Netflix! The streaming giant’s horror department has always been a mixed bag. However, I’d say they’ve really stepped up their game in the last couple of years with the release of amazing, essential watches. We’ve been treated to must see original programming like The Haunting of Hill House, Velvet Buzzsaw, Hush, and some of the classics we all know and love.

This week we enter a new month which usually means a lengthy smorgasbord of all kinds of spooky fun. So let’s dive in for June 26th’s list!

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Deadwind Season 2

Arriving July 1st is season 2 of Finnish crime drama Deadwind. Following the first season’s explosive conclusion, when two bodies are discovered under bizarre circumstances it’s up to Detectives Karppi and Nurmi to uncover the truth.

Double Jeopardy

After being framed for her husband’s murder Libby Parsons only has two goals after her long prison sentence: reunite with her son and finding her husband’s real killer. The only thing standing in the way of her happily ever after is is her parole officer, Travis Lehman. Will be available July 1st!

Paranormal Activity

Also arriving on July 1st is Paranormal Activity. After moving into their new home Katie and Micah become convinced their house is haunted. Hoping to capture some evidence, they set up video cameras in the house but are not prepared for the terrifying events that follow.

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Red Riding Hood

Coming July 1st is a reimagining of the classic fairy tale that features a disturbing love triangle.

Sleepy Hollow

Set in 1799,  police constable Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow which has become home to a series of brutal decapitations. As soon as he arrives Ichabod is made aware of who the locals think is the prime suspect; a headless man who rides by horseback looking for his missing head. Coming July 1st!

Splice

Arriving on July 1st is Splice. When genius geneticists Clive and Elsa propose using human DNA in creating hybrids of species their bosses instantly turn them down. This results in Clive and Elsa to continue their passion project in secret. At first their experiment, called Dren, exceeds all expectations but as she begins to grow at an accelerated rate, she threatens to become their worst nightmare.

The Witches

While staying at a hotel in England with his grandmother, a young boy named Luke accidently spies on a spies on a convention of witches where it is revealed they have a plan to turn all children into mice through a magical formula. When Luke is discovered he is promptly turned into a mouse. Though he doesn’t let that stop him from fighting back against the witches.

Unsolved Mysteries Season 15

The series revival of the iconic show Unsolved Mysteries will premiere on July 1st and will feature 12 episodes that delve into some bizarre, mysterious cases.

Winchester

The paranormal biopic of the firearm heiress Sarah Winchester, Winchester, will premiere on Netflix on July 1st.

JU-ON: Origins

Arriving July 3rd is Ju-On: Origins, a reboot of the beloved film, The Grudge, as a series.

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Written by Fallon Gannon
A bona fide earthling who finds some comfort in books, movies and coffee. Lots of coffee. Has several bad tattoos and her knowledge of horror movies is probably better than yours but she won't hold it against you; it's proof that she has way too much free time. Currently in limbo but manages to occasionally crawl out of it long enough to write for Geek Girl Authority and Wicked Horror.
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