Mandatory Streamers: Esmé Creed-Miles Returns as Hanna in Season 2
Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! For the week of June 29, Esmé Creed-Miles returns as Hanna in the eight-episode second season of Amazon’s action-drama series adaptation where our titular heroine will finally get to know her ‘sisters’. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online this week as well as the latest renewal announcements below, and be sure to visit our mother site Mandatory by clicking here!
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Hanna, Season 2 Premiere: Following her discovery at the end of Season 1, Hanna now knows she is not the only young woman with unparalleled skill and elite training. In the second season, Hanna risks her freedom to rescue her friend Clara (Yasmin Monet Prince) from the clutches of the Ultrax program, now run by John Carmichael (Dermot Mulroney). and his second in command Leo Garner (Anthony Welsh). Hanna finds help in the unlikely form of her previous nemesis, CIA agent Marissa Wiegler (Mireille Enos), who must protect both herself and Hanna from the ruthless organization she once trusted. As Hanna delves deeper into the elusive world of The Meadows and meets others like herself, she begins to question her role in the larger context of Ultrax’s assassin program and ultimately, where she truly belongs. The second season is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
Warrior Nun, Series Premiere: Based on Ben Dunn’s manga-style graphic novels, the series follows a young girl who wakes up in a morgue with a new lease on life and a divine artifact embedded in her back, which grants her inexplicable powers, caught in the middle of an ancient war between good and evil. Her search for answers brings her to The Order of the Cruciform Sword, a secret society of warrior nuns sworn to protect the world from evil. While juggling her responsibilities as the chosen one with the normal obstacles of a teenage girl, this mysterious fantasy drama is full of mystery, action, adventure, and teenage romance, proving our main character might fight in the name of good, but she’s no angel. The first season is now streaming on Netflix.
JU-ON: Origins, Series Premiere: The series adaptation of the iconic Japanese horror franchise will focus on paranormal investigator Odajima and television star Haruka Honjo, with the latter finding herself haunted by the disturbing sounds of footfall in her apartment in the middle of the night. They both find themselves drawn to the iconic cursed house, which Odajima begins to investigate. The series is streaming now on Netflix.
Unsolved Mysteries, Series Premiere: The revival of the iconic true crime documentary series from Shawn Levy and original show creative John Cosgrove and Terry Dunn Meurer offers a 12-part modern take that uses reenactments in a documentary format to profile real-life mysteries and unexplained paranormal events. The series is streaming now on Netflix.
Ozark, Season 4: Netflix has renewed its crime drama series for an expanded fourth and final season! Season 4 will consist of 14 episodes, split into two parts consisting of seven episodes each. The first three seasons are available to stream now.
Never Have I Ever, Season 2: Netflix has renewed Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher’s coming-of-age series for a second season! Inspired by Kaling’s own childhood, the 10-episode first season is available to stream now.
The Great, Season 2: Hulu has renewed Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult’s comedy drama series for a 10-episode second season! The first season, which was originally intended to serve as a limited series, is available to stream now.
The Kominsky Method, Season 3: Netflix has renewed the acclaimed dramedy for a third and final season! The first two seasons, starring Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin, are available to stream now.
Curb Your Enthusiasm, Season 11: HBO has renewed their Emmy and Golden-Globe winning comedy created by and starring Larry David for the eleventh season! The first 10 seasons are available to stream on HBO Max.