Everything New Coming To FOXTEL This July

July on Foxtel is set to deliver another massive month of fresh entertainment.

Premiere movie highlights include, Joker starring Joaquin Phoenix, Hustlers starring Jennifer Lopez, and Charlie’s Angels featuring Kristen Stewart.

An impressive slate of HBO sports documentaries premiere across the month.

And drama highlights will include The Singapore Grip, and the highly anticipated return of the award-winning Wentworth.

JULY 1

State of Play: Inherent Violence

Is it possible that violence is an inherent part of sports? This documentary explores combat sports through two unique father-son relationships: an American professional MMA fighter combat training his young son, and in Florence, Italy, a retired player of Calcio Storico who has trained his son to compete in this violent form of soccer.

MOVIE: Joker starring Joaquin Phoenix

Arthur Fleck is a man struggling to find his way in Gotham’s fractured society. Caught in this cynical existence one bad decision starts a chain reaction of horrific events.   This origin story for Batman’s famous nemesis won Joaquin Phoenix an Academy Award.  Also stars Robert De Niro.

The Bachelor S23

Bachelor Colton Underwood first burst onto the scene during season 14 of The Bachelorette when he charmed not only Bachelorette Becca Kufrin, but all the Bachelor Nation. This former NFL player was sadly sent home after professing he had fallen in love with Becca. Now Colton is back for another shot at love and ready to capture hearts yet again.

The Big Bang Theory (S1-11 on demand)

Physicists Leonard and Sheldon find their nerd-centric special circle with pals Howard and Raj expanding when aspiring actress Penny moves in next door.

Young Sheldon S1 (Full season on demand)

For 12 years on The Big Bang Theory audiences have come to know the iconic, eccentric and extraordinary Sheldon Cooper.  In Young Sheldon, viewers get the chance to meet him in childhood as he embarks on his innocent, awkward and hopeful journey toward the man he will become.

JULY 5

Storming Area 51

Storming Area 51 follows The UFO Bros, Joe and Emmett Hayes as they head to the Nevada desert to observe, investigate, and fully embrace the pandemonium of the Storm Area 51 event. 

JULY 6

Washington

Narrated by Emmy award-winning actor Jeff Daniels and executive produced by world-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize®-winning bestselling author Doris Kearns Goodwin, Washington chips away at the bronzed and marbled image of America’s first President and brings to life the man whose name is known to all, but whose epic story is understood by few.  Washington headlines a Star-Spangled History month on HISTORY.

JULY 7

Dead of Winter

Dead of Winter tells haunting true tales of murder set in the starkest conditions. From a body frozen in the snow, to a woman who vanishes in icy wilderness, each mystery unfolds in winter’s eerie silence.

JULY 8

MOVIE: Hustlers starring Jennifer Lopez

Inspired by the New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients. Also stars Constance Wu, directed by Lorene Scafaria.

Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes

See boxing superstar Muhammad Ali through a news lens, as the documentary film uses Ali’s many appearances on the Emmy-winning The Dick Cavett Show from 1968 – 1979 to give insight in to his legacy, in and out of the ring. Ali used his appearances as opportunities to have candid conversations with the host about racial, religious and political injustice. The film explores how Ali came to symbolise something greater than boxing.

Gordon Ramsey Uncharted S2

The multi-Michelin-star chef and Ironman athlete continues his adventure across the globe in his relentless pursuit of culinary inspiration.  Ramsay feasts his way through Tasmania, South Africa, Indonesia, Louisiana, Norway, India and Guyana, venturing even more off grid and off recipe to explore global cuisines.

Expedition Unknown: Hunt for Extra-terrestrials

Josh Gates sets off on the most extraordinary expedition of his career as he journeys over 80,000km through four continents to find evidence of life outside of Earth.  He leaves no stone unturned as he tackles mankind’s greatest question – are we alone in the universe?

JULY 10

Expecting Amy

The three-part docuseries was directed and edited by Alexander Hammer, who Amy Schumer tweeted was also behind Beyonce’s “Homecoming”. The docuseries shows everything from Schumer’s hospitalisations, to her going out in front of a crowd of thousands, to quiet moments at home with her family. It begins with the day Amy discovers she is pregnant and takes viewers through the birth of her child.

JULY 15

MOVIE: Gemini Man with Will Smith

Retired hitman Henry is forced on the run by a young, highly skilled operative who will stop at nothing to eliminate his target. Henry must outsmart the mysterious assassin at every step. Directed by Ang Lee.

Kirstie & Phil’s Love It Or List It S5

Kirstie and Phil are back in a brand new series of the show where they’re helping couples who’ve fallen out of love with their houses and reunited a divided Britain one home at a time. Each episode will see the nation’s favourite property pairing meet families whose house no longer fits their requirements.

The Scheme

On September 26, 2017, an extensive two-year undercover FBI investigation into a basketball corruption scandal led to the arrest of executives at Adidas and assistant coaches at major college programs. At the centre of it was Christian Dawkins, an unassuming and unknown 25-year-old who was allegedly part of a criminal enterprise that infiltrated college basketball teams and funnelled hundreds of thousands of dollars to steer recruits to prominent athletic programs. For the first time ever, Dawkins speaks.

10 Steps to Murder (Crime + Investigation)

10 Steps To Murder features gripping stories told in the present tense in a unique documentary format tracing the stepby-step the path of both a killer and their victim in ten real-life murder cases. Each case exposes the flawed relationships, bitter feuds and confused psychopathy of events that accelerate towards the murder. This series uses accurate reconstructed scenes to illustrate the key moments of these tragic events alongside interviews from friends, family and the law enforcement.

JULY 17

Gold Rush: Dave Turin’s Lost Mine S2

In this season of Gold Rush: Dave Turin’s Lost Mine, Dave is turning it up a notch, expanding his hunt for an even bigger payday in the historic lost mines of Montana. But will his big gamble pay off? Or will Dave and his team go home empty handed?

JULY 20

Watch What Happens Live: Shahs of Sunset S8 Reunion Episodes

Lots has happened since we last caught up with the Shahs. In this two part Watch What Happens Live Virtual Reunion hosted by Andy Cohen, the Shahs will discuss all things season 8 – from Reza and MJs fallout to GG’s pregnancy journey and what’s up with Nema’s new teeth? Nothing is off the table!

JULY 21

The Great Canadian Bake Off

The show features 10 amateur baking contestants selected from across Canada to participate in a competition of themed baking challenges. Adapted from ‘The Great British Bake Off’, each episode features three rounds: The Signature Bake, The Technical Challenge, and the Showstopper. After the two judges taste and critique the entries, they determine which contestant is crowned each week’s “Star Baker” and which contestants will be sent home.

JULY 22

Women of Troy

Part of “Sports Documentary Wednesdays” on FOX SHOWCASE

The documentary explores the transcendent career of the Cheryl Miller-led USC Trojans and their impact on women’s basketball. Their ability to overcome adversity on and off the court propelled them in to national prominence, winning two national titles and becoming the first women’s collegiate team to visit the White House during the Ronald Reagan presidency. The film features interviews with all-time USC greats and illustrates how a pivotal moment in sports history impacted their lives and future generations.

JULY 25

MOVIE: Charlie’s Angels starring Kristen Stewart

Stars Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska as the new generation of Angels who are working for a private detective agency named the Townsend Agency.

JULY 26

The Singapore Grip

Adapted by Oscar-winning screenwriter Christopher Hampton from J.G. Farrell’s classic novel, The Singapore Grip is an ambitious and exotic family saga set in colonial Singapore during World War Two.  Featuring an acclaimed cast including Jane Horrocks (Little Voice), Colm Meaney (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Elizabeth Tan (Coronation Street) and Georgia Blizzard (Thor: Ragnarok), this epic story centres on a wealthy British family living in Singapore at the time of the Japanese invasion.

JULY 27

90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days S4

From made in heaven to majorly mismatched, this highly addictive season of 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days presents the most diverse collection of couples yet and features two Australians and the franchise’s first-ever same-sex couple.

JULY 28

Wentworth S8

Wentworth’s season 7 finale had fans on the edge of their seats with a siege that saw inmates murdered by a corrupt guard, new life born amongst the chaos and a much loved inmate take her final breath, all before the final jaw dropping scene revealing Joan ‘The Freak’ Ferguson is very much alive. Season 8 returns with the prison community still reeling from the aftermath of the bloody siege, a new leader at the helm and four heritage characters from the original Prisoner series set to enter the compound. Leading Australian actress Marta Dusseldorp will join the stellar ensemble cast. 

JULY 30

Traces

Based on work by the queen of crime, novelist Val McDermid, Traces is a blend of fascinating forensic science and nuanced characters.  A body buried 18 years ago. A daughter left behind. A murder unsolved. Until now – because Emma Hedges needs to find out what happened to her mum. With help from colleagues at the Scottish Institute of Forensic Science and Anatomy, she follows the trail of evidence. It leads her to new love, old friends, and plunges her into a police investigation. This is a world of danger and deceit. Will Emma have the nerve to follow the evidence no matter where it takes her?

JULY 30

Making It S2

Ten new Makers join Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman in the craft barn to show off their making skills. They bring together the best craftspeople from across the country to compete in one-of-a-kind challenges hoping to be crowned “Master Maker.” Etsy trend expert Dayna Isom-Johnson and Barney’s Creative Ambassador Simon Doonan serve as judges. Each episode of the competition will consist of two projects that allow the makers to demonstrate their specialized talent while sharing skilled insights and touching personal stories.

JULY 31

Trackers

A violent conspiracy and an international terrorist plot collide in Cape Town, South Africa, in this action-packed series. Weaving together three storylines, the series follows an investigation by the head of the Presidential Bureau of Intelligence, a housewife who has taken a job with the PBI, and a mysterious American man who has connected with her.

MOVIE CALENDAR

JULY 1

Assault on Precinct 13

Broken Arrow

Dragonheart

Ghost Rider

Total Recall (2012)

Twister

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story

Hot Fuzz

Pineapple Express

Step Brothers

Adaptation

Apollo 13

Billy Elliot

Election

Ray

Shakespeare In Love

The Croods

City Slickers 2

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

Far And Away

Flashdance

Groundhog Day

Kramer vs. Kramer

Norma Rae

Roxanne

St. Elmo’s Fire

Stand By Me

The Karate Kid (1984)

The Karate Kid: Part II

The Karate Kid: Part III

Babe

Babe: Pig In The City’

Barbie In A Mermaid Tale 2

Jumbo

Joker

Baby Mama

Bridget Jones’s Diary

Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason

How To Make An American Quilt

License To Wed

Mean Girls

My Best Friend’s Wedding

No Reservations

American Gangster

Dream House

The Strangers

JULY 2

Slam

JULY 3

Primal

JULY 7

Rio

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

JULY 8

Hustlers

JULY 10

What Just Happened

JULY 11

The Dead Don’t Die

JULY 15

10,000 BC

Keeping Up With The Joneses

Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates

Why Him?

Hidden Figures

Ice Age: Collision Course

Lost In Space

Snoopy And Charlie Brown: The Movie

The Spiderwick Chronicles

Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

Dirty Harry

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Gemini Man

City Of Angels

Magic Mike XXL

Message In A Bottle

The Bodyguard

Contagion

Victor Frankenstein

JULY 17

Jerry Maguire

JULY 22

Ready Or Not

JULY 24

Gremlins

JULY 25

Yugo And Lala 2

Black Christmas

Charlie’s Angels

Luce

JULY 28

Sing

JULY 29

Terminator: Dark Fate

Kevin Perry
Co-Creator and Editor of the TV Blackbox website, Kevin Perry is an experienced media commentator focused on TV Production, Consumer Tech, SVOD & Sports Broadcasting. | Call/Text 0428 275 111
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