Are you planning to be enamoured by thrilling and colourful TV shows this month? So are the cable and streaming services.
Here is a list of five TV shows to check out in July, ranging from period drama to horror thriller.
The Strain S4
Release Date: July 16
This FX series is for those horror fans who are craving a different kind of take of the genre. Created by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, this graphic novel-inspired horror series depicts a world where a vampiric viral outbreak risks wiping out humanity as we know it.
Release Date: July 21
This Netflix release drama series follows a Chicago-based financial advisor who secretly relocates his family to the Missouri Ozarks when his dealings with a drug cartel go wrong. Created by Bill Dubuque (The Judge, The Accountant), Ozarks could be an intriguing reverse of Breaking Bad. Starring Jason Bateman and Laura Linney, this crime drama has the potential to be the series that could scratch the traditional crime drama itch for the summer.
The Last Tycoon
Release Date: July 28
This Amazon Prime’s showbiz drama portrays a war in 1930s Hollywood between the wunderkind studio executive Monroe Stahr, and his mentor and current head of the studio, Pat Brady.
Developed by Billy Ray (Secret in Their Eyes) and adapted from F Scott Fitzgerald’s posthumously published novel, The Last Tycoon could be a potential standout this summer as it is one of the lone period piece series currently airing. Besides, who wouldn’t want to see Matt Bomer, Lily Collins, Kelsey Grammer and Rosemarie DeWitt in 1930s fashion?
Release Date: July 10
This drama depicts the lost years of young William Shakespeare after his arrival to London in 1589, when theatre was at its peak. A young William, played by Laurie Davidson, with a dream changed the world with his words. The drama series is written by Craig Pearce (Strictly Ballroom, Moulin Rouge!) and directed by Shekhar Kapur (Elizabeth, Elizabeth: The Golden Age), appears to be an enjoyable romp through Elizabethan England.
Game of Thrones S7
Release Date: July 16
This fan-favorite fantasy series needs no introduction. Over the course of its six seasons, Game of Thrones has tapped into the cultural zeitgeist. Based on George RR Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire book series, Game of Thrones charts the rise and fall of families and kingdoms in the mythical Westeros, as one after another fights for the Iron Throne. With this seventh season, everything the last six seasons has been building towards is finally coming to a boil.