Netflix Originals Coming to Netflix in April 2022

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Welcome to your look ahead at the Netflix Originals set to arrive on Netflix throughout the world (unless stated overwise) in April 2022. There are a bunch of new movies and shows to look forward to so let’s waste no time in getting into what’s coming soon.

This preview looks at all the Netflix Originals coming to Netflix globally while we’ve got separate previews of everything coming to Netflix throughout April 2022 including licensed content.

As these Netflix Original preview posts get quite long, we’re splitting them into two major halves with that being English language titles and non-English language titles. We’ll then split the English language into shows, movies, stand-up specials, documentaries, and reality and kids.

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English Language Netflix Originals Coming in April 2022

Netflix Original Shows Coming in April 2022

We’ll start off with our highlights before moving into the full list.

Trivia Quest

Coming to Netflix: Daily Throughout April 2022

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Netflix has been slowly expanding its interactive specials selection and perhaps the most interesting title in the format to date will be Trivia Quest which will come to Netflix every day throughout April.

Every day, you’ll be tasked with answering 24 different questions (12 normal and 12 hard).

Get Organized with The Home Edit (Season 2)

Coming to Netflix: April 1st

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New episodes of the HelloSunshine series (the production company ran by Reese Witherspoon) that seeks to clean up people’s home with the help of expert home cleaners Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin.

The Last Bus (Season 1)

Coming to Netflix: April 1st

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This new kids series will see a bunch of students on a school trip who all become heroes when evil robots eliminate the rest of society.

The British production will release with 10 episodes and even feature Robert Sheehan (plays Klaus in Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy) throughout.

Hard Cell

Coming to Netflix: April 12th

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Catherine Tate, known for her British series The Catherine Tate Show and starring in The Office, will appear in a comedy mockumentary set in a prison in the United Kingdom. Tate will play the roles of 6 people.

Anatomy of a Scandal

Coming to Netflix: April 15th

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A new anthology series based on the Sarah Vaughan novel arrives in the middle of the month. The creator of Big Little Lies and The Undoing is behind this new British crime series.

Sienna Miller, Michelle Dockery, Rupert Friend and Naomi Scott are set to star.

Russian Doll (Season 2)

Coming to Netflix: April 20th

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The long-awaited follow-up season to Russian Doll is on the way in April 2022 with another 8 episodes.

Heartstopper (Season 1)

Coming to Netflix: April 22nd

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This new LGBTQ drama will drop in late April with 8 episodes that tells the story of two boys meeting at secondary school and quickly falling for each other.

The show comes from British producer See-Saw Films and is based on the novel by Alice Oseman. It’s set to star Kit Connor, Joseph Balderrama, Sebastian Croft, and Joe Locke.

Grace and Frankie (Season 7 – Final Episodes)

Coming to Netflix: April 29th

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After 7 years, Grace and Frankie will finally be calling it quits on Netflix making it the show with the most episodes in Netflix Original history.

Here’s what we can expect from the final season:

“Grace and Frankie continue to show themselves, their families, and their fans what it means to live life to the fullest, fearlessly and unapologetically. Here’s to seven seasons of laughs, tears, mood-enhancers, and good vibes. And, as Grace and Frankie would say, fuck it. This may be their final chapter, but they’re just getting started.”

Ozark (Season 4 – Part 2)

Coming to Netflix: April 29th

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First debuting in 2017, we’ll soon see Ozark come to an end with its final batch of episodes at the end of April.

Seven episodes will arrive at the end of the month which sees Ruth on a war path and the cartel internal struggles coming to a head which could bring Marty and Wendy’s schemes down.

English Netflix Original Movies Coming in 2022

Once again, we’ll start with our highlights and then shift into the full list:

Apollo 10 1/2: A Space Age Childhood

Coming to Netflix: April 1st

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One of the first major new animated movies of 2022 for Netflix is this new hybrid-animated movie featuring the talents of Zachary Levi and Jack Black.

The coming-of-age story is about a boy witnessing the historical Apollo 11 moon landing. It comes from Richard Linklater who is behind Boyhood and Waking Life.

The Bubble 

Coming to Netflix: April 1st

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Judd Apatow writes and directs this comedy movie that features Karen Gillan, Pedro Pascal, Iris Apatow, and Kate McKinnon. Set in a hotel during the pandemic, we see the cast and crew race against time to put together the sixth movie in a dinosaur fighting franchise.

Metal Lords 

Coming to Netflix: April 8th

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D.B. Weiss and David Benioff produce this new teen comedy that could be Netflix’s equivalent of School of Rock. Weiss writes the movie that sees two kids start a band hoping to compete at the Battle of the Bands.

Joe Manganiello, Jaeden Martell, Brett Gelman, Sufe Bradshaw and Katie O’Grady star.

Choose or Die

Coming to Netflix: April 15th

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Previously known as CURS>R, this horror thriller will star Sex Education’s Asa Butterfield in the lead role.

Here’s what you can expect from the new movie:

“After firing up a lost 80s survival horror game, a young coder unleashes a hidden curse that tears reality apart, forcing her to make terrifying decisions and face deadly consequences.”

Along for the Ride

Coming to Netflix: April 22nd

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Adapting the Sarah Dessen book Sofia Alvarez will be writing and directing this feature film due out towards the end of April. We’ve got more on Along for the Ride in our dedicated preview but if you want a brief overview of what you can expect here’s a synopsis:

“The summer before college Auden meets the mysterious Eli, a fellow insomniac. While the seaside town of Colby sleeps, the two embark on a nightly quest to help Auden experience the fun, carefree teen life she never knew she wanted.”

Andie MacDowell, Dermot Mulroney, Kate Bosworth, and Genevieve Hannelius are set to star.

Also coming to Netflix:

  • Man of God – Drama – April 16th
  • Silverton Siege – Action – April 27th
  • Rumspringa – Comedy – April 29th

Netflix Original Stand-up Specials Coming in April 2022

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  • Ronny Chieng: Speakeasy – Chieng rages at online critics, shares his gratitude for nerds, bewilderment with irrational skeptics, and unique cure for racism in this special. Second special from the comedian – April 5th
  • David Spade: Nothing Personal – Debut special from David Spade – April 26th

Netflix Original Documentaries and Reality Coming in April 2022

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  • Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story – Docuseries – April 6th
  • The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On – Reality series – April 6th
  • Return to Space – Documentary follow-up on the SpaceX mission to the ISS – April 7th
  • Senzo: Murder of a Soccer Star – True crime docuseries – April 7th
  • Our Great National Parks (Season 1) – Barack Obama narrates this new nature docu-series – April 13th
  • White Hot: The Rise & Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch – Documentary on the fashion brand – April 19th
  • Conversations with a Killer: The John Wayne Gacy Tapes (Season 1) –  True-crime docuseries – April 20th
  • Selling Sunset (Season 5) – A new season of the property selling reality series – April 22nd
  • The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes – Exclusive new tapes on the late actress – April 27th
  • Bullsh*t: The Quiz Show (Season 1) – Howie Mandel presents this new game show – April 27th

Netflix Original Kids Content Coming in April 2022

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  • Green Eggs and Ham (Season 2) – The Second Serving of Green Eggs and Ham – April 8th
  • The Creature Cases (Season 1) – Brand new kids series from the studio behind The Octonauts – April 12th
  • Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles (Season 1)  – Animated series based on the Usagi Yojimbo comics – April 28th

Non-English Netflix Originals Coming in April 2022

Pálpito (Season 1)

Coming to Netflix: April 6th
Language: Spanish

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This new Colombian telenovela is about a man who has to watch his wife die and have her heart extracted to give to another woman. He’s out for revenge in the world of organ trafficking.

Starring Ana Lucía Domínguez, Michel Brown and Sebastián Martinez.

Dirty Lines

Coming to Netflix: April 8th
Language: Dutch

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Set in the late 1980s in Amsterdam, this series follows the establishing of one of the first-ever erotic phone line businesses.

Yaksha: Ruthless Operations

Coming to Netflix: April 8th
Language: Korean

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A new Korean spy-thriller coming exclusively to Netflix and starring Sul Kyung-gu, Park Hae-soo and Hiroyuki Ikeuchi.

Here’s what you can expect:

“On assignment in a perilous city to inspect a Black Ops team and its notorious leader, an upstanding prosecutor steps into a deadly war between spies.”

Tiger & Bunny (Season 2)

Coming to Netflix: April 8th

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The anime series returns for another batch of episodes.

Almost Happy / Casi feliz (Season 2)

Coming to Netflix: April 13th
Language: Spanish

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First premiering in May 2020, we’ll see the Argentinian comedy series by Sebastián Wainraich and Hernán Guerschuny return for another batch of episodes in April 2022.

Ultraman (Season 2)

Coming to Netflix: April 14th}
Language: Japanese

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Adapting the incredible manga series we’ll see the continuation of Ultraman which first debuted in April 2019.

Here’s what we can expect from the next set of episodes:

“The legendary 6 Ultra Brothers return to face scheming aliens on a cosmic scale.”

Other Non-English Language Netflix Originals Coming in April 2022

  • Battle: Freestyle – Norweidgen teen rom-com – April 1st
  • Captain NovaDutch family movie – April 1st
  • Celeb Five: Behind the Curtain – Korean docu-comedy – April 1st
  • Welcome to Eden – Spanish sci-fi series – April 1st
  • Michela Giraud: The Truth, I Swear! – Italian stand-up special – April 6th
  • Dancing on Glass – Spanish drama – April 8th
  • Elite (Season 5) – Spanish teen drama – April 8th
  • Smother-in-Law – Portuguese sitcom series – April 13th
  • Heirs to the Land – Spanish period drama series – April 15th
  • Mai: A Mother’s Rage – Indian crime thriller series – April 15th
  • Pacific Rim: The Black – Japanese anime series – April 19th
  • The Marked Heart – Spanish thriller series – April 20th
  • Turning Point – Italian drama – April 20th
  • Yakamoz S-245 – Turkish drama series – April 20th
  • All About Gila – Spanish stand-up special – April 21st
  • He’s Expecting – Japanese comedy series – April 21st
  • The 7 Lives of Lea – French supernatural drama – April 22nd
  • Bubble – Japanese anime movie – April 28th
  • Honeymoon with My Mother – Spanish comedy – April 29th

What are you looking forward to watching on Netflix in April 2022? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Founder of What's on Netflix, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for over a decade. Covering everything from new movies, series and games from around the world, Kasey is in charge of covering breaking news, covering all the new additions now available on Netflix and what's coming next.