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Here’s what’s coming to Netflix this April

A Melissa McCarthy action-comedy, Dolly Parton doco, Downton Abbey, and more!
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If there’s one thing we can say with certainty, it’s that Netflix’s highlights for April 2021 have something for everyone. 

WATCH: Thunder Force | Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer | Official Trailer | Netflix

From the 1st of April, the streaming giant is bringing you a hilarious action-packed superhero comedy starring Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids) and Octavia Spencer (Ma) to a new season of the viral Netflix reality TV series about social media, The Circle, and a gripping documentary about the world’s biggest art heist, to name a few. 

And, really, we’re already planning our weekend plans around our upcoming binge. 

So, grab your popcorn and ready your position on the couch because here’s all the amazing TV shows and films you can expect to catch on Netflix next month.

Thunder Force Melissa McCarthy Octavia Spencer
Melissa McCarthy (Left) and Octavia Spencer (Right) in Thunder Force. (Credit: Netflix.)

Thunder Force

Thunder Force is a hilarious new action-packed comedy about Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer as two childhood best friends who suddenly become superheroes after one of them (Spencer) invents a formula that gives everyday people superpowers – from super-strength to invisibility.

But, as one scene in the trailer where the pair try to stop a robbery at a petrol station and tase someone to death, it isn’t that easy to go from everyday person to a newly super one. 

Fun fact: the film was also filmed in Sydney, too.

Thunder Force comes to Netflix on the 9th of April.

Dolly Parton: A MusiCares Tribute

Dolly Parton: A MusiCares Tribute is an emotional and heartwarming documentary about the success, career and personality that is country music star Dolly Parton, taken from a star-studded concert paying tribute with iconic performers.

WATCH: Dolly Parton | A MusiCares Tribute | Official Trailer | Netflix

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The Circle

Netflix’s hit reality TV show The Circle is officially back for a second season this April.

WATCH: The Circle | Official Trailer

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For those not in the know, The Circle is a reality TV show unlike any other: a bunch of people live in an apartment complex and can only communicate through a social media-like platform as they try to catfish, network and hustle their way to not getting eliminated. 

When the first season dropped last year, it raised some important questions about how we interact on social media and in online dating, and we can’t wait to see what this season has in store. 

The Circle: Season Two officially lands on Netflix Australia on the 14th April. 

WATCH: This Is a Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist | Documentary Trailer | Netflix

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Everything coming to Netflix in April 2021: TV Shows

  • Prank Encounters: Season Two, 1st April.
  • Magical Andes: Season Two, 1st April.
  • Worn Stories, 1st April.
  • The Serpent, 2nd April.
  • Family Reunion: Part Three, 5th April.
  • The Last Kids on Earth: Happy Apocalypse to You, 6th April.
  • Snabba Cash, 7th April.
  • The Wedding Coach, 7th April.
  • The Big Day: Collection 2, 7th April.
  • The Way of the Househusband, 8th April.
  • My Love: Six Stories of True Love, 13th April.
  • Mighty Express: Season Three, 13th April.
  • Why Did You Kill Me?, 14th April.
  • Law School, 14th April.
  • Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!, 14th April.
  • The Circle: Season Two, 14th April.
  • Fast & Furious Spy Racers: Season Four: Mexico, 16th April.
  • Luis Miguel – The Series: Season Two, 18th April.
  • Izzy’s Koala World: Season Two, 20th April.
  • Zero, 21st April.
  • Shadow and Bone, 23rd April.
  • Go! Go! Cory Carson: Season Four, 27th April.
  • Fatma, 27th April.
  • Headspace Guide to Sleep, 28th April.
  • Sexify, 28th April.
  • Yasuke, 29th April.
  • The Unremarkable Juanquini: Season Two, 30th April.
  • The Innocent, 30th April.
  • Pet Stars, 30th April.
  • Searching For Sheela, (coming soon)

WATCH: I Met A Girl | Netflix Trailer

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Everything coming to Netflix in April 2021: Movies

  • Tersanjung the Movie, 1st April.
  • Shrek, 1st April.
  • The Little Rascals, 1st April.
  • I Met A Girl, 2nd April.
  • Sky High, 2nd April.
  • Run, 2nd April.
  • Just Say Yes, 2nd April.
  • Concrete Cowboy, 2nd April.
  • Madame Claude, 2nd April.
  • Dolly Parton: A MusiCares Tribute, 7th April.
  • This Is A Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist, 7th April.
  • Have You Ever Seen Fireflies?, 9th April.
  • Thunder Force, 9th April.
  • Night in Paradise, 9th April.
  • Ghostbusters (1984), 12th April.
  • The Soul, 14th April.
  • Love and Monsters, 14th April.
  • Ride or Die, 15th April.
  • Arlo the Alligator Boy, 16th April.
  • Ajeeb Daastaans, 16th April.
  • Into the Beat, 16th April.
  • Stowaway, 22nd April.
  • Tell Me When, 23rd April.
  • Things Heard & Seen, 29th April.
  • And Tomorrow the Entire World, 30th April.
  • The Mitchells vs. The Machines, 30th April.
  • The Disciple (coming soon).

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