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From Original documentaries and docu-series, Spongebob’s Under Years through to the biggest movies, there’s something for everyone this July On Paramount Plus.

Have you subscribed to Paramount Plus yet? If not, you are missing hours of top-quality entertainment and movies. For those who have, you’ll know that the service is amazing. From original series such as ‘The Offer’, ‘Halo’, and ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ to blockbuster movies for everyone, there’s so much entertainment at our fingertips. And July continues to deliver some of the best entertainment there is to offer. From documentaries and docu-series through to SpongeBob’s Under Years and the new ‘Scream’, July looks packed to the gills with more top-drawer entertainment. That’s before we get new episodes of ‘Halo’ and ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.’ 

L-R Pablo Schreiber as Master Chief, Natasha Culzac as Riz and Kate Kennedy as Kai in Halo Season 1, episode 1, streaming on Paramount+. Photo Credit: Adrienn Szabo/Paramount+


This documentary is available to watch on July 25th and is a one-off, 90-minute episode. Girl, Taken follows the story of Celeste and Morne Nurse, whose baby daughter Zephany was stolen from the hospital three days after her birth. This occurred in Cape Town in April of 1997. For 17 years, the devastated couple searched for Zephany, regularly making media appeals, hiring private detectives, and following false leads. Then in 2015, their second daughter Cassidy enrolled in a new school. Here, other pupils pointed out how an older pupil, Miche Soloman, looked very much like Zephany.


DNA samples confirmed that Miche was Zephany, and it was revealed that she grew up only a few miles away from the Nurse’s home. The Nurses were overjoyed and became media darlings around the world. However, in a twist, the arrest and trial of the seamstress whom Miche knew as her mother devastated her. Miche ultimately decided to stay with the kidnapper’s family, with the Nurse family losing their daughter for a second time. This film follows the process of two families climbing the difficult path towards forgiveness and wholeness.



The box set will drop on July 15th and will contain three episodes, sixty minutes in length each. Victoria’s Secret: Angels & Demons will uncover the secrets of the Victoria’s Secret empire and ask thought-provoking questions on the influence of fashion and advertising on our lives. The series chronicles the untold history behind the iconic brand. How the retailer that once defined our culture’s definition of sex and beauty with images of Angels splashed across its catalogs suffered a turbulent fall from grace. Its CEO Les Wexner is embroiled in a scandal with the accused sex trafficker Jeffery Epstein which is revealed through an in-depth examination.



The box set will drop on July 21st and contains six episodes running for sixty minutes each. This true-crime, limited series, The Thing About Pam, is based on the 2011 murder of Betsy Faria that resulted in her husband Russ’ conviction. This is despite his assistance that he didn’t kill her. Russ was later exonerated, but this brutal crime set off a chain of events that would expose a diabolical scheme deeply involving Pam Hupp, played by Renee Zellweger. The additional cast includes Josh Duhamel, Judy Greer, Katy Mixon, Glenn Fleshler, Gideon Adion, Sean Bridgers, Suanne Spoke, and Mac Brandt.



The box set drops on July 21st and contains eight episodes that run for thirty minutes each. Inspired by true events, the new comedy I Love That For You follows childhood Leukaemia survivor Joanna Gold (Vanessa Bayer). She chases her lifelong dream of becoming a home shopping channel host. Shedding her ‘Cancer Girl’ label, she moves away from her parents, starts a budding romance for the first time in her adult life, and befriends her idol (Molly Shannon), the charismatic star of the network. But when a little white lie to her boss (Jennifer Lewis) turns into a big snowy avalanche, Joanna finds that living the dream comes with a hefty price tag.



The box set drops on the 6th of July and contains ten episodes that run for sixty minutes each. MTV’s reality competition show The Challenge returns with an all-star cast featuring past contestants who have qualified or previously won a Challenge final. Featuring some of the franchise’s fiercest competitors from every era of the show, The Challenge: All-Stars Season 3 will reignite old rivalries and spark new ones as these power players navigate a series of grueling challenges and eliminations, along with some unexpected twists and turns. T.J Lavin returns to host the thrilling season, as the competitors fight to earn the chance to run the final and take home their share of $500,000.



The box set drops on the 4th of July and contains thirteen episodes that run for thirty minutes each. Combining live-action and animation, The Fairly Odd Parents: Fairly Odder will pick up years after the original ended by following Timmy Turner’s cousin Vivian ‘Viv’ Turner and her new stepbrother Roy Raskin as they navigate life in Dimmsdale with the help of their fairy godparents, Wanda and Cosmo. Ty Turner uproots his life to reunite with his high school sweetheart Rachel Raskin in the town of Dimmsdale, thrusting his cautious 13-year-old daughter Viv into a new world where she does not fit.


Once there, Viv’s cousin Timmy entrusts his fairy godparents Wanda and Cosmo to help her adjust by taking her under their wings. Witnessing the fairy transfer take place, Viv’s charismatic new stepbrother Roy also inherits them, and the two siblings must take turns making wishes. Together they learn to overcome the obstacles in their path, all with the help of their new wand-wielding and wish-granting fairy godparents.



The box set drops on the 11th of July and contains sixteen episodes that run for thirty minutes each. Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years is the first-ever SpongeBob SquarePants spinoff. The CG-animated prequel series follows 10-year-old SpongeBob SquarePants and his pals during summer sleepaway camp where they spend their time building underwater campfires, catching wild jellyfish, and swimming in Lake Yuckymuck at the craziest camp in the kelp forest, Kamp Koral. The series features Tom Kenny (SpongeBob), Bill Fagerbakke (Patrick), and Rodger Bumpass (Squidward) reprising their iconic roles. Carlos Alazraqui and Kate Higgins join as new characters Nobby and Narlene, Narwhal siblings who live in the woods surrounding the camp.


The box set drops on July 25th and contains eight episodes that run for thirty minutes each. Big Nate is a comedy about a sixth-grade kid who has a never-ending need to prove his awesomeness to the world. Whether he’s dealing with disasters at home or detention at school, Nate Wright is no stranger to a challenge. Luckily, he’s able to express himself through the world of cartoons that he creates. Charming, mischievous, and a magnet for misadventure trouble is always fun when Nate is around, just ask his friends!


In the series premiere “The Legend Of The Gunting”, Nate has multiple detentions on the docket, as per usual. But this time he is only one detention away from a fate only whispered about in the halls of P.S 38. The unhinged new kid, meanwhile, is determined to become Nate’s prank partner. Jack Black guest stars as Brad Gunter, a prankster of epic proportions and Nate’s inspiration, and Daniel Jacobs lends his voice as Bentley Carter, the new kid at P.S 38 eager to wreak havoc through the school on teachers and students alike.



The box set drops on July 18th and contains ten episodes that run for thirty minutes each. Based on the original hit sitcom, ICarly follows Carly Shay, the original influencer, and her friends as they navigate work, love, and their family in their 20s. The second season picks up right after the first season ended, with Carly refocusing her attention on her friends and family following her romantic complications, all the while working to boost her revived web channel. Spencer and Harper must also navigate new personal and career developments, while Freddie balances raising Millicent with a new app and a new girlfriend.



Alongside the new series appearing on Paramount Plus, you can catch the new episodes of the hit shows that launched on the service in June. Every Wednesday, catch brand new episodes of ‘Halo’, ‘Super Pumped: The Battle For Uber’, ‘The Man Who Fell To Earth.’, ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.’, and ‘Queen Of The Universe.’ 


The full movie will be available on July 20th. An original animated family film that explores the world of monster wrestling, celebrates moving to your own groove and paving your own unique path to success. In a world where monster wrestling is a global sport and monsters are superstar athletes, Rumble‘s teenage Winnie seeks to follow in her father’s footsteps by coaching a lovable underdog monster into a champion. The film features an all-star voice cast, including Will Arnett, Geraldine Viswanathan, Terry Crews, Stephen A. Smith, Jimmy Tatro, Tony Danza, Susan Kelechi Watson, Tony Shalhoub, Bridget Everett, Greta Lee, Ben Schwartz, Joe “Roman Reigns” Anoa’i, Becky Lynch, Michael Buffer, and Charles Barkley.


SCREAM (2022)

The fifth film in the long-running horror franchise will become available on July 29th. Twenty-Five Years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, a new killer has donned the iconic Ghostface mask and begins to target a group of teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town’s deadly past.



The action-packed first three missions for Tom Cruise will arrive on the 1st of July. Mission: Impossible follows the operations of the Impossible Missions Force’s main field team under the leadership of Ethan Hunt (Cruise) looking to stop enemy forces while preventing impending global disasters. Each film sees the agent take on new missions of near-impossible feats around the globe. The 25-year-long franchise will showcase the first three of its hit films on Paramount Plus this July.


As you can see, there’s plenty for everyone this July on Paramount Plus. These offerings barely scratch the surface of what is available for the whole family. So, why not sign up today? There’s a mountain of entertainment just waiting for you!

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