Summer's officially here, but if you're happier inside with air conditioning, never fear—theatre fans have plenty to stream in July. From a new Netflix series starring Neil Patrick Harris to a Billy Porter-directed romantic comedy and an animated flick featuring the voice of Anthony Ramos, here's a look at what's streaming this month.
Uncoupled (July 29)
Neil Patrick Harris leads this new Netflix series about a Manhattanite who loses his husband of 17 years and has to figure out how to navigate New York City as a single, gay man in his mid-40s. This show marks Harris' return to sitcoms following How I Met Your Mother.
Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between (July 6)
Based on a novel by Jennifer E. Smith, high school sweethearts Clare and Aidan (Jordan Fisher) make a pact to break up before college. They plan one final date to reminisce over their relationship. Fisher—best known on Broadway for his stint as the title character in Dear Evan Hansen—also executive produced and contributed original music to the movie.
The Gray Man (July 22)
Complete with an all-star cast, The Gray Man follows CIA operative Court Gentry and his fight against a psychopathic former colleague who puts a bounty on his head. The action flick stars Chris Evans, who made his Broadway debut in the 2016 revival of Lobby Hero, Ana de Armas, Ryan Gosling, Regé-Jean Page, Billy Bob Thornton, and Alfre Woodard.
Amazon Prime Video
Anything’s Possible (July 22)
Directed by Tony winner Billy Porter, this Amazon Prime movie is an uplifting Gen-Z story about confident Trans high schooler Kelsa and her experience navigating senior year. The flick stars Broadway favorites Renée Elise Goldsberry, Manu Narayan, and Courtnee Carter.
Black Bird (July 8)
Inspired by true events, Black Bird follows high school football hero and policeman’s son Jimmy Keene, played by Taron Egerton who starred in West End's Cock and portrayed Elton John in the musical biopic Rocketman. Keene is sent to a minimum security prison where he is given the choice to enter a maximum-security prison and befriend suspected serial killer Larry Hall, in return, gaining early release, or ride out his current sentence with no chance of parole.
The Bad Guys (July 1)
Hamilton star Anthony Ramos—who recently led the movie adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights— plays Mr. Piranha in this DreamWorks Animation comedy. The movie follows five criminals who become model citizens to avoid going to jail. Along with Ramos, the movie stars Tony nominee Sam Rockwell, and screen actors Marc Maron, Craig Robinson, and Awkwafina.
American Horror Stories (July 21)
The anthology horror series from Ryan Murphy (Glee, The Prom) is back for its second season premiering via FX on Hulu. The first season saw guest appearances by Broadway favorites Matt Bomer, Gavin Creel, Adrienne Barbeau, and Aaron Tveit. Who knows what this season will hold?