New releases from HBO and Max: June 2024

With its slate of new releases set for June 2024, HBO streamer Max is finally returning to Westeros.

The highlight of this month is undoubtedly the premiere of House of the Dragon season 2 on June 16. Episode 1 drops that Sunday night at 9 p.m. on both HBO and Max. With the infamous Targaryen civil war known as the Dance of the Dragons underway, the next batch of episodes of this Game of Thrones prequel should be truly epic.

Arriving for season 2 of House of the Dragon is another story of a fraught succession. Ren Faire, a documentary series about an ailing king who withdraws from the country’s largest Renaissance festival, premieres on June 2. Other TV options this month include the Julio Torres comedy Fantasmas on June 7 and the docuseries One South: Portrait of a Psych Unit on June 25.

Max is also hosting a number of major films in June. The…