Grab the popcorn, get comfy on the sofa and plug in to watch some of the most binge-worthy shows on Netflix this summer…
For thrilling action: Lupin, Part 2
The first French show to break Netflix’s Top 10 ranks, Lupin is a thriller that follows suave gentleman burglar Assane Diop, as he plans an action-packed heist to clear his father’s name. Having ended in a gripping season finale earlier this year, the newly released Part 2 continues with Diop’s search for his son as he evades the police who are close behind on his trail.
For foodies: High on the Hog
Set out on a gastronomical exploration to find the roots of African-American cuisine with chef and writer, Satterfield, as he hosts a riveting four-part Netflix documentary series that tracks the lineage of US gastronomy and how the slave trade in West Africa to the United States shaped American cuisine.
For fantasy fans: Shadow & Bone
Based on author Leigh Bardugo’s award-winning book trilogy by the same name, the Netflix series follows the story of orphan Alina Starkov as she discovers her magical powers in the war-torn nation of Ravka. It is packed with compelling characters and gripping plot elements that build into a fantastical world of magic and drama.
For true crime fans: Murder Among the Mormons
Criminals, bombs, murders – these aren’t words you normally associate with Mormons, but this Netflix docu-series tracks the unbelievably shocking tale of crime and deception that shook the Latter-day Saints Church in Salt Lake City in 1985.
For a dose of reality TV: Bling Empire
Dubbed the Asian Kardashians, Bling Empire is a Netflix reality show that follows a group of ultra-wealthy Asian-Americans living in Los Angeles, affording a window into the world of private jets, haute couture and, of course, personal dramas galore.