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New on Netflix in April: Every TV show and movie joining, from David Attenborough nature series Our Planet to Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Part 2

The Independent logo The Independent 3/24/2019 Jacob Stolworthy
a man and a woman holding a wine glass © Provided by Independent Digital News & Media Limited Spearheading the new releases is nature series Our Planet, which will mark David Attenborough’s first foray into the world of streaming services.

The new show promises “exhilarating visuals” and “stunning footage” of rarely-seen animals making it a must for fans of BBC documentary shows Planet Earth and Blue Planet.

Fans of Netflix’s reboot of Sabrina will be happy to see its concluding second chapter, as Kiernan Shipka’s teenage witch begins to learn more about her heritage.

Elsewhere, Brie Larson’s directorial debut Unicorn Store – which she also stars in alongside Captain Marvel co-star Samuel L Jackson – will arrive on the streaming service a year and a half after premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). It follows Kit (Larson), a twenty-something dreamer who receives an invitation that will fulfill her childhood dreams.

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It’s also a big month for the classics as Ridley Scott epic Gladiator and Steven Spielberg’s original Jurassic Park trilogy will all be available to stream.

You can find the full list of every movie and TV show joining Netflix below.

ORIGINAL SERIES

5 April

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Part 2

Kiernan Shipka, left, and Ross Lynch, cast members in "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina," share a laugh at the premiere of the Netflix series, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) © Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Kiernan Shipka, left, and Ross Lynch, cast members in "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina," share a laugh at the premiere of the Netflix series, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Part 2 finds Sabrina exploring her darker side, curious to learn more about her heritage, while struggling to maintain her friendships in the mortal world. Romantically, Sabrina is caught in an unholy love triangle with between sexy warlock Nicholas Scratch and salt-of-the-Earth mortal Harvey Kinkle. Meanwhile, The Dark Lord, Madame Satan, and Father Blackwood continue to conjure chaos in the Spellman household and the town of Greendale. And they aren’t the only ones trying to raise hell. Everything is in question…relationships, identity, true intentions…when the devil’s work is at hand.

Quicksand

After a tragedy at a school sends shock waves through a wealthy Stockholm suburb, a seemingly well-adjusted teen finds herself on trial for murder.

Tijuana

When a prominent politician is murdered in cold blood, intrepid local journalists risk their lives to uncover the truth.

Persona: Collection

An eclectic exploration of different personas in a collection of four short films directed by critically acclaimed Korean directors.

Roman Empire: Caligula: The Mad Emperor

Once beloved by the troops and people alike, Caligula shocks Rome by ruling with the cruel depravity and debauchery that make him infamous.

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10 April

You vs Wild

In this interactive adventure series, you’ll make key decisions to help Bear Grylls survive, thrive and complete missions in the harshest environments on Earth.

11 April

Black Summer

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 17: Jaime King arrives at the The Daily Front Row's 5th Annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards at Beverly Hills Hotel on March 17, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage) © 2019 Steve Granitz BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 17: Jaime King arrives at the The Daily Front Row's 5th Annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards at Beverly Hills Hotel on March 17, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage) A prequel set in the Z Nation universe, Black Summer is a new series introducing all new characters from every walk of life. As what’s left of the old world order collapses around them, a group of survivors encounters the best and worst of humanity in the darkest hours of the Zombie Apocalypse.

12 April

Huge in France

Huge in France would be an autobiographical look at Gad’s experience reinventing himself in the US. It would be 80 per cent in English, 20 per cent in French, and would focus on Gad’s career, dating life, and rediscovery of his identity in the absence of the fame he’s become accustomed to.

Special

A gay man with mild cerebral palsy decides to rewrite his identity as an accident victim and finally go after the life he wants.

18 April

My First First Love

Due to various personal reasons, a group of Yun Tae-o’s friends move into his house, where they experience love, friendship, and everything in between.

19 April

Samantha!: Season 2

Samantha tries to forget her childish antics and become a better actress and parent, but her mother-in-law and ex-bandmates don’t make it easy for her

24 April

Bonding

A New York City grad student moonlighting as a dominatrix enlists her gay BFF from high school to be her assistant.

26 April

The Protector: Season 2

Facing formidable odds against the resurgent Immortals, Hakan and the Loyal Ones must forestall sinister plans to destroy the city -- and all humans.

Yankee

The story of Edgar Valdez, a young man from Texas who, instead of heading off to University with his friends, decided to cross the Rio Grande to become one of the most bloodthirsty assassins in the history of Mexican drug trafficking.

April TBC

Chambers

A young heart attack survivor, played by Uma Thurman, becomes consumed by the mystery surrounding the heart that saved her life. However, the closer she gets to uncovering the truth about her donor’s sudden death, the more she starts taking on the characteristics of the deceased – some of which are troublingly sinister.

NETFLIX FILM

3 April

Suzzanna: Buried Alive

After a pregnant woman is murdered, her spirit seeks revenge against her increasingly terrified killers, who are determined to finish her off for good.

5 April

Unicorn Store

Kit (Brie Larson), a twenty-something dreamer, receives an invitation that would fulfil her childhood dreams.

12 April

A Land Imagined

A cop in Singapore investigates the disappearance of a Chinese migrant construction worker who spent sleepless nights playing a mysterious video game.

The Perfect Date

To save up for college, Brooks Rattigan creates an app where anyone can pay him to play the perfect stand-in boyfriend for any occasion.

The Silence

When the world is under attack from terrifying creatures who hunt their human prey by sound, 16-year old Ally Andrews (Kiernan Shipka), who lost her hearing at 13, and her family seek refuge in a remote haven. But they discover a sinister cult who are eager to exploit Ally’s heightened senses. The Silence is directed by John R. Leonetti (Annabelle) and stars Stanley Tucci, Kiernan Shipka, Miranda Otto, John Corbett, Kate Trotter and Kyle Breitkopf.

19 April

A Fortunate Man

A gifted engineer flees his austere roots to pursue wealth and success among Copenhagen’s elite, but the pride propelling him threatens to be his ruin.

Music Teacher

Burnt by his past, an emotionally troubled, small-town music teacher risks everything he has to reconnect with a now-famous former student.

Someone Great

Aspiring music journalist Jenny (Gina Rodriguez) has just landed her dream job at an iconic magazine and is about to move to San Francisco. Rather than do long distance, her boyfriend of nine years (Lakeith Stanfield) decides to call it quits. To nurse her broken heart, Jenny gathers up her two best friends Erin (DeWanda Wise) and Blair (Brittany Snow) for one outrageous last adventure in New York City. From writer/director Jennifer Kaytin Robinson (creator of MTV’s Sweet/Vicious), Someone Great is a hilarious and heartfelt story of friendship, love, and what it means to let go of your twenties and enter adulthood.

25 April

Aurora

A fatal shipwreck spurs an islander innkeeper and her sister to recover the missing victims’ bodies – until the dead comes seeking shelter themselves.

NETFLIX ORIGINAL COMEDY SPECIALS

2 April

Kevin Hart: Irresponsible

Kevin Hart brings his sold-out comedy tour, Kevin Hart: Irresponsible, to a global audience for his first original Netflix standup special. The one-hour special was filmed in front of a sold-out live audience of over 15,000 people at the O2 Arena in London, England. Hart touches upon his friends, family and travel.

3 April

Ricardo Quevedo: We All Hold Grudges

From how social media can ruin relationships to the perils of buying a gift for a woman, comic Ricardo Quevedo dissects life’s trials and tribulations.

10 April

Liss Pereira: Reteniendo liquidos

A pregnant Liss Pereira shares hilariously uncomfortable truths about sex, love, attraction and the lies we tell in modern relationships.

12 April

Francesco de Carlo: Cose di Questo Mondo

In a stand-up set at Milan’s Santeria Social Club, Francesco De Carlo veers from unhealthy habits to religion, politics, dirigibles and beyond.

23 April

I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson

In this new sketch show, Tim Robinson and guests spend each segment driving someone to the point of needing - or desperately wanting – to leave.

29 April

Whindersson Nunes: Adulto

Brazilian YouTube sensation Whindersson Nunes revisits his humble beginnings in a series of playful stories and peculiar songs.

30 April

Anthony Jeselnik: Fire in the Maternity Ward

Everyone knows there is no topic Anthony Jeselnik can’t conquer, and he doesn’t disappoint in his second Netflix original comedy special Anthony Jeselnik: Fire in the Maternity Ward. Following his 2015 special Thoughts and Prayers, the comedian’s critical and biting style weaves through societal taboos without hesitation.

NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARIES

5 April

Our Planet

Exhilarating visuals and stunning footage of rarely-seen animals mix with somber truths about humanity’s impact on the planet’s habitats and species.

19 April

Brené Brown: The Call to Courage

Best-selling author Brené Brown discusses what it takes to choose courage over comfort in a culture defined by scarcity, fear and uncertainty.

20 April

Grass is Greener

It lit up jazz and hip-hop – and ignited a war on drugs steeped in racial injustice. Experts explore America’s complicated relationship with weed.

26 April

Street Food

From the creators of Chef’s Table, Street Food takes viewers to some of the world’s most vibrant cities to explore the rich culture of street food all over the globe. Season one explores nine countries across Asia, from the hawker stalls of Singapore to the food carts of India. Each episode highlights the stories of perseverance and culture that bring life to each country’s cuisine.

ReMastered: Devil at the Crossroads

Robert Johnson was one of the most influential blues guitarists ever. Even before his early death, fans wondered if he’d made a pact with the Devil.

NETFLIX KIDS & FAMILY

5 April

Spirit Riding Free: Season 8

Big changes lie ahead for Lucky and her friends in an eventful final season -- from new babies at home to a faraway boarding school.

9 April

Trolls: The Beat Goes On!: Season 6

The trolls face a day without a holiday, Biggie accidentally starts a fun-tastic new dance craze, and Guy turns a camping trip into a “glamping” trip.

12 April

Mighty Little Bheem

An innocent toddler’s boundless curiosity – and extraordinary might – lead to mischief and adventure in his small Indian town.

15 April

No Good Nick

A family finds their lives turned upside down when a young, street-smart grifter appears on their doorstep, claiming she’s a distant relative.

16 April

Super Monsters FureverFriends

On the first night of spring, the Super Monsters and their families gather for food, fun and games in the park -- and meet their adorable monster pets!

22 April

Pinky Malinky: Part 2

Pinky Malinky is on a roll! Catch up on this joyful hot dog boy’s continuing adventures as he spreads fun and positivity with best friends Babs and JJ.

26 April

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power: Season 2

A reimagining of the ‘80s hit series, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power is the story of an orphaned princess named Adora, who leaves behind her former life in the evil Horde when she discovers a magic sword that transforms her into the legendary warrior She-Ra. Along the way, she finds a new surrogate family in the Rebellion as she unites a group of magical princesses in the ultimate fight against evil.

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LICENSED CONTENT

2 April

Gladiator

4 April

The Mask of Zorro

This Is the End

Cruel Intentions

Click

The Body

3 April

The Unthinkable

Doctor Foster: Season 2

8 April

War Dogs

15 April

The Fugitive

16 April

Jurassic Park

The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park III

17 April

American Gangster

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

The Incredible Hulk

Savages

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

This Is 40

18 April

Pirates of the Caribbean; Dead Men Tell No Tales

22 April

Adrift

25 April

Baywatch

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