The Netflix hot list: From Fear Street to Virgin River season 3 – what's new to watch on Netflix UK in July

What’s new on Netflix UK in July? Young Royals, the Fear Street trilogy and Virgin River season 3 are just some of the new Netflix shows this month.

By Becky Gamester-Newton Published: 1 July 2021 - 10.19am
Netflix / Virgin River, Young Royals and Fear Street on Netflix

Netflix is home to thousands of TV shows and movies, including award-winning dramas, binge-worthy documentaries and original movies.

But if you're up to date with your watchlist, you should be able to find something new on Netflix in July.

So what are the new Netflix shows this month? Teen horror fans can get stuck into the Fear Street trilogy, while Virgin River returns for season 3.

We list the best Netflix new releases in our must-watch Netflix TV guide.

Plus, don’t miss what’s on Amazon Prime Video, NOW and Sky Cinema this month.

Young Royals

This Swedish-language series follows Prince Wilhelm, who finally gets an opportunity to explore his true self when he arrives at a prestigious boarding school.

However, his dream of a life of freedom is hit when he suddenly becomes next in line for the throne.

Young Royals is available on Netflix from July 1

Fear Street

Based on RL Stine’s bestselling horror series, Fear Street follows Shadyside’s sinister history over 300 years.

A group of teenager friends accidentally encounter the evil responsible for a series of brutal murders.

Fear Street Part 1: 1994 is available on Netflix from July 2

Fear Street Part 2: 1978 is available on Netflix from July 9

Fear Street Part 3: 1666 is available on Netflix from July 16

Virgin River season 3

The romantic drama returns – with a funeral, a fire, a divorce, a hurricane and a new romance among this season’s highlights.

Alexandra Brekenridge, Martin Henderson and Tim Matheson star.

Virgin River season 3 is available on Netflix from July 9

Seasons 1 and 2 are streaming now.

The Water Man (film)

In a desperate attempt to save his mother (Rosario Dawson), 11-year-old Gunner (Lonnie Chavis) is on a quest to find a mythical figure that can allegedly cheat death.

With the help of mysterious girl Jo (Amiah Miller), they journey into a remote forest – but their only hope for rescue is Gunner’s father (David Oyelowo) who will stop at nothing to find them and discover who his son really is.

The Water Man is available on Netflix from July 9

Sexy Beasts

Sexy Beasts is a dating show like no other. Real-life singles wear elaborate prosthetics and make-up to add a new layer to blind dating.

Can you find love purely based on personality? Watch and find out...

Sexy Beasts is available on Netflix from July 21

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