Happy April Fools, y'all! While you might be seeing an influx of pranks on your social feed today, Netflix is not kidding around when it comes to its April must-watch list. Apart from new Asian titles, we've got more series and movies to look forward to this month, such as the beloved fantasy book series Shadow And Bone (which is now made into its live-action form!), Vincenzo's very own Jeon Yeo Bin and her Venice Film Festival-screened action thriller Night In Paradise, the father-and-son drama Concrete Cowboy starring Idris Elba and Stranger Things' Caleb McLaughlin, and so much more!
Check out the nine must-watch series and movies coming to Netflix in April 2021:
1. Concrete Cowboy (April 2)
The plot, according to Netflix: "Sent to live with his estranged father for the summer, a rebellious teen finds kinship in a tight-knit Philadelphia community of Black cowboys."
2. Sky High (April 2)
The plot, according to Netflix: "After falling for Estrella, Ángel, a mechanic from the Madrid suburbs, dives into a world of heists and becomes the target of a relentless detective."
3. The Serpent (April 2)
The plot, according to Netflix: "In the 1970s, merciless killer Charles Sobhraj preys on travelers exploring the 'hippie trail' of South Asia. Based on shocking true events."
4. Night In Paradise (April 9)
The plot, according to Netflix: "Hiding out in Jeju Island following a brutal tragedy, a wronged mobster with a target on his back connects with a woman who has her own demons."
5. Thunder Force (April 9)
The plot, according to Netflix: "Two childhood best friends reunite as an unlikely crime-fighting superhero duo when one invents a formula that gives ordinary people superpowers."
6. Love And Monsters (April 14)
The plot, according to Netflix: "Seven years after he survived the monster apocalypse, lovably hapless Joel leaves his cozy underground bunker behind on a quest to reunite with his ex."
7. Shadow And Bone (April 23)
The plot, according to Netflix: "Dark forces conspire against orphan mapmaker Alina Starkov when she unleashes an extraordinary power that could change the fate of her war-torn world."
8. Tell Me When (April 23)
The plot, according to Netflix: "Workaholic Will puts his humdrum life in LA on hold to fulfill his grandpa's last wish: visiting Mexico City's most iconic sights and falling in love."
9. Things Heard & Seen (April 29)
The plot, according to Netflix: "A Manhattan couple moves to a Hudson Valley hamlet and discovers that their marriage has a sinister darkness that rivals their new home's history."