A Cultural Guide to Summer 2022: New Series

I have become beautiful this summer (Photo: press material)

Lineage of the Dragon, Game of Thrones prequel, will face The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, teens will have romantic summer comedies, and Marvel fans of blockbuster movies with women at the center — here are the 10 best new series for the summer of 2022.

“Madam. Marvel”, Disney+, June Premiere: An Ordinary Superhero

The Disney+ platform, which just debuted in Poland, offers entertainment for the whole family. In addition to the cult productions from the universe of “Star Wars” and Marvel, the creators of the series are still proposing new ones. The premiere of “Ms. Marvel” about a teenager who is in love with superheroes. Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani) from New Jersey discovers she has secret powers of her own. Screenwriter Bisha K. Ali will try to answer the question of whether saving the world from destruction is compatible with tests, first loves and complexion problems.

“I Became Beautiful This Summer”, Amazon Prime Video, Premiere June 17: To All I Loved

Speaking of teens, Amazon Prime producers stumbled upon Jenny Han while analyzing Netflix’s success. The author, whose bestsellers became the basis of the To All The Boys I Loved Trilogy, is now a serial writer based on her next novel. Once again, the focus is on shy teen Belly (played by debutante Lola Tung), who will discover the charms of growing up in the summer. Holidaying with two brothers – childhood friends – she will taste the first love.

“Death List”, Amazon Prime Video, Premiere July 1: Post-Traumatic Stress

The makers of the series, based on the book by Jack Carr, have assembled a cast worthy of a cinema blockbuster. Starring – a former naval soldier – Chris Pratt, fresh after the success of the next part of “Jurassic World”. Starring Constance Wu, Taylor Kitsch and Riley Keough. The sensational plot follows in the footsteps of James Reece, who tries to find out who sabotaged his covert action.

“Boo, Bitch” Netflix Coming July 8: Believe in a Ghost

One of Neflix’s favorites – Lana Condor from the romantic comedies series “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” – got a miniseries from the platform this time. Her main character, an exemplary college student, much like the girls of Olivia Wilde’s “Melange School”, realizes that she has lost her teenage experiences because she was mainly concerned with science. When he tries to catch up, he turns out to be… a ghost.

“Black Bird”, Apple TV+, premiered on July 8: A Murderer’s Secret

Taron Egerton, who became famous for his role as Elton John in “Rocketman”, goes to the dark side of the force. As Jimmy Keene, he is sentenced to ten years in prison. FBI agents promise him a shorter sentence if he persuades a serial killer (Paul Walter Hauser) to confess to alleged murders of multiple women.

“Single in New York”, Netflix, July 29 Premiere: Sex and the City

Darren Star, the legendary creator of “Sex and the City” and, more recently, “Emily in Paris”, this time takes a look at a lonely man in a metropolis where it’s easier to find a career than love. When Michael, 40, leaves his husband after a few years, it turns out that he knows nothing about modern dating. In the title role of Neil Patrick Harris, aka Barney from How I Met Your Mother.

The Sandman, Netflix, premiered on August 5: Bad Dreams

Locked up by a wizard for years, Dream (Tom Sturridge) frees himself to regain lost property, ie dreams. Other roles in the adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s iconic comic strip include Jenna Coleman (“Victoria”), Gwendoline Christie (“Game of Thrones”) and David Thewlis (the Harry Potter saga).

“Attorney She-Hulk”, Disney+, premiered August 17: The Advocate of Devils

Tatiana Maslany from “Orphan Black” changes the role of cloned girls from the science fiction series in a superhero costume. As a superhero advocate, she must come to terms with the fact that she has supernatural powers of her own. Of course we will also see Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) on screen.

HBO Max’s “The Dragon Family” Premieres August 21: Return to the Game

Two hundred years before Daenerys was born, the power of the Targaryen increased. When King Viserys dies, his children will fight for the throne. Emma D’Arcy, Matt Smith and Paddy Considine will star in the next film adaptation of the George RR Martin saga, all featuring the family’s signature platinum wigs. † It will be dark and tight – Martin himself announced it, and viewers are looking forward to fiery dragons, even hotter romances and bloody battles.

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, Amazon Prime Video, Premiere September 2: The Most Expensive Series Ever

Peter Jackson’s prequel to The Lord of the Rings will compete for the title of the most spectacular series with “The House of the Dragon”. Thousands of years before the events of JRR Tolkien’s Middle-earth trilogy, good must once again confront evil.

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