Netflix Originals Coming to Netflix in April 2019

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April is set to be another busy month for Netflix as we have even more Originals heading our way! Here’s your comprehensive look at all the Netflix Original movies and TV series currently scheduled for release throughout the month of April 2019. 

Netflix has huge plans for 2019 with an astounding amount of movies and TV shows set to release throughout the year. We’ve calculated that over 80 movies and at least 150 New and returning TV series will be arriving throughout 2019.

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This article will be covering all the April 2019 Netflix Originals planned. We’re expecting the full list of April 2019 release to be available by the end of March 2019 which has gotten its full release schedule.

Please Note: This is an ongoing article and will be updated when we have further release dates for upcoming TV Shows and Films

Ultraman (Season 1)

Release Date: April 1st

Ultraman is an upcoming Netflix Original anime based on the classic 1960’s Tokusatsu character of the same name. Acting as a sequel to the 1960’s series, the original Ultraman’s son takes the mantle of becoming the ‘Giant of Light. Considering the impact Ultraman had on pop culture in Japan this is a massive deal for Netflix to acquire the ever-popular hero.

Many years have passed since the events of the original Ultraman. Now perceived as a memory the legendary ‘Giant of Light’ is believed to have left earth and returned to his home planet. Shinjiro Hayata discovers that his father was the Ultraman. Taking the mantle from his father Shinjiro becomes the new Ultraman of the earth.

Kevin Hart: Irresponsible (Stand-up Comedy)

Release Date: April 2nd

Kevin Hart has been hot under the collar recently with a series of controversies which could explain the lack of promotion that went into his February kids series on Netflix.

With time being a healer, Netflix is soon to be releasing (hopefully with a little more promotion) his sold-out tour coming to Netflix. This specific show was filmed from the O2 in London.

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Part 2)

Release Date: April 5th

Chilling Adventures has quickly become one of Netflix’s shining gems in its streaming crown. The stylish and easily watchable series first touched down on Halloween 2018 with a Christmas episode arriving a month later. Now we’ve got part 2 to look forward to which will include 10 new episodes.

Looking further ahead, the show has already been greenlighted for a full second season which means we’ll likely get part 3 later in 2019 with part 4 then airing in 2020.

Our Planet (Limited Series)

Release Date: April 5th

From the team that brought you Blue Planet present to you the latest Netflix Original documentary Our Planet. You can expect there to be some astounding and beautiful visuals as the team capture some of the most exotic and captivating shots imaginable. Not to mention the series is also narrated by the wonderful voice of David Attenborough.

Quicksand (Season 1)

Release Date: April 5th

It’ll have been a years wait by the time the first season of Quicksand comes out on Netflix. This series comes from Sweden and is a crime drama based on the 2016 novel of the same name.

The premise of the series is about a school shooting and the killer that allegedly committed the atrocity. She’ll find herself on trial for murder but did she do it?

Roman Empire (Season 3)

Release Date: April 5th

Roman Empire returns just 9 months after season 2 dropped last summer. The anthology historical series fuses documentary elements with a TV drama that looks at different Roman emperors.

Aside from its release date, no further news has been announced just yet but if you’ve not had a chance to watch the Canadian/American production now is your chance to catch up.

Spirit Riding Free (Season 8)

Release Date: April 5th

Two Dreamworks series are due out on Netflix in April with Spirit Riding Free joining Voltron in being the longest running Dreamworks series on Netflix.

For those who are uninitiated, the series is based on the 2002 Oscar-nominated movie which sees a group of girls go on adventures with their horses.

Unicorn Store (Movie)

Release Date: April 5th

Brie Larson is appearing in two major pictures over the next couple of months which obviously includes Captain Marvel but also includes her in her directorial debut in the comedy, Unicorn Store.

Alongside Brie will be Samuel L. Jackson who is also in Captain Marvel. The movie is a bit like Click by Adam Sandler where Kit (played by Larson) gets a mysterious invitation that fulfills her childhood dreams.

Trolls: The Beat Goes On! (Season 6)

Release Date: April 9th

The second Dreamworks series to release on Netflix in April is the next season of Trolls: The Beat Goes On! Avid fans will know that it’s been a short period of time since we last got season 5.

The musical series is based on the movie of the same name from several years ago.

The Silence (Movie)

Release Date: April 10th

Kiernan Shipka makes her Netflix Original film debut in The Silence. Many have already compared the title’s premise to that of A Quiet Place and Bird Box, Netflix will hope the film will receive as much fanfare the former films.

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.

Black Summer (Season 1)

Release Date: April 11th

The prequel to the popular Zombie series Z-Nation, Black Summer takes place a couple of years prior to those events. A far darker and bleak series, Black Summer will certainly terrify audiences worldwide.

In the midst of the zombie apocalypse, a mother searches for her missing daughter. With the collapse of civilization as we know it. there’s safety in numbers against the growing horde of flesh-eating ghouls.

Persona (Season 1)

Release Date: April 11th

Korean Pop-Star sensation takes center stage in the Korean Netflix original Anthology title. Through a collection of short stories, 4 different critically acclaimed Korean directors explore different personas.

Special (Season 1)

Release Date: April 12th

Gunning for a similar audience as Atypical, this is a new comedy sitcom with backers such as Jim Parsons involved. The series looks to turn the autobiography of Ryan O’Connell who suffers from cerebral palsy into a comedy sitcom with Ryan also starring and involved in writing too.

In total, there’ll be eight episodes dropping on April 12th.

No Good Nick (Season 1)

Release Date: April 15th

This new comedy sitcom with names like Sean Astin, Siena Agudong, Lauren Donzis and Kalama Epstein behind it should be on everyone’s radar, particularly those looking for something to watch now that Fuller House is ending.

We’ve got a lot more about season 1 of No Good Nick in our preview.

Homecoming: A Film by Beyonce (Documentary)

Release date: April 17th

The Queen is bringing an in-depth look into her captivating performance from Coachella 2018. Her celebrated performance has been hailed as one of the best Coachella acts of all time and now you get the backstage look to the creation and build to her exquisite performance.

Rilakkuma and Kaoru (Season 1)

Release Date: April 19th

Similar to the influence that Hello Kitty had on Japan, Rilakkuma was created in the early 2000s by Aki Kondo and produced by the company San-X. Her creation came about when the company requested that its staff create one “cute” character a month. Aki Kondo yearned to own a pet, but because of her busy schedule, she couldn’t. Rilakkuma is the embodiment of that desire.

Rilakkuma is a food-loving little bear. He loves pancakes, rice, omelets, and pudding. He lives with his bear cub friend Korilakkuma and Karou’s (the owner of the apartment he lives in) pet Kiiroitori.

Someone Great (Movie)

Release Date: April 19th

This will be the directorial debut of Jennifer Kaytin Robinson who has served as a writer for ‘Sweet/Vicious’.

The rom-com will be about a woman getting away from it all on a rebound with her two best friends. Rosario Dawson, Brittany Snow, and Gina Rodriguez star.

Selection Day (Part 2)

Release Date: April 22nd

Selection Day was one of the last Netflix Original series to air in 2018 and was a massive success. With the 2nd half arriving in April, many fans can’t wait to see how the story of the Kumar brothers concludes.

Brothers Radha and Manju have always had their destiny’s laid before them by their Cricket loving father. Training them to become the next pair of greatest Batsman, their father moves them to Mumbai where the brothers will compete for selection to play in the domestic leagues.

Bonding (Season 1)

Release Date: April 24th

Bonding has finally found a home in Netflix and arrives this April. The sexualized comedy won best episodic series at last years Outfest.

Best friends from high school Tiff and Peter reunite in New York City after years of growing distant. Tiff offering Peter a job happily agrees. Unbeknownst to Peter, Tiff hides a sexy secret and she soon reveals the job he’s accepted is to be her assistant… but as an assistant to her Dominatrix persona.

She-Ra and the Princess of Power (Season 2)

Release Date: 26th April

The first season of the reboot of She-Ra came out just before 2018 came to a close and thankfully, it’s been given a quick renewal and release date.

Sadly, you’ll only now be able to watch the Netflix Original series given the original She-Ra and He-Man series have both been removed.

Other Titles Expected in April or Notes

  • ‘7 Seeds’ was due to release on Netflix in April but has since been delayed.
  • Brene Brown: The Call to Courage a Netflix Original documentary arrives on April 19th
  • Grass is Greener a Netflix Original documentary on Cannabis arrives on April 20th
  • I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson – Stand Up Comedy series debuting April 23rd
  • Lunatics – Netflix Original comedy series debuts on April 19th
  • My First Love – Korean Romantic Drama arrives on April 18th
  • Samantha! (Season 2) is currently scheduled for release on April 19th
  • The Ruthless – Italian Crime Drama arrives globally (except for France and Japan) on April 19th

What Netflix Original will you be watching this April? Let us know in the comments below!

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