The series finale of a show set in a world dominated by vampires, a new series documenting life behind bars whilst rehearsals of a musical take place, a former president narrates a documentary series about the world’s most breathtaking national parks and the wildlife that live there, and a mother-in-law meddles and disrupts the life of her son and his wife.
We’ve compiled a list of new shows and films coming to Netflix this week (April 12 to 16), find the titles below –
Hard Cell (Season 1) – April 12
Events planner-turned-women’s prison governor Laura Willis documents life behind bars as an ex-EastEnders star Cheryl Fergison directs a musical. The series is set over a 6 week period during which the inmates rehearse this musical. ‘Hard Cell’ stars Catherine Tate (‘The Office’), Niky Wardley (‘The Catherine Tate Show’), Lorna Brown, Cheryl Fergison, and Christian Brassington, among others.
Find ‘Hard Cell’ on Netflix: HERE
Almost Happy (Season 2) – April 13
‘Almost Happy’ follows Sebastián, a radio show host of modest fame. He tries to find a way in the world as he deals with his ex-wife, whom he still loves, and two kids in this series which offered its latest installment on April 13.
Watch ‘Almost Happy’ on Netflix: HERE
Our Great National Parks – April 13
Narrated by former President Barack Obama, ‘Our Great National Parks’ is a five-part documentary series about the world’s most breathtaking national parks and the wildlife that live there. It shines the spotlight on some of the planet’s most spectacular national parks in a stunning docuseries which arrived on Netflix on April 13.
Stream ‘Our Great National Parks’ on Netflix: HERE
Smother-in-Law (Season 1) – April 13
‘Smother-in-Law’ follows the meddling Isadir – who has been living with her family since the pandemic struck. She does her best to disrupt the lives of her bumbling son and rival daughter-in-law.
Find ‘Smother-in-Law’ on Netflix: HERE
Ultraman (Season 2) – April 14
In the Netflix series ‘Ultraman’, decades ago, a hero from the stars left this world in peace and now, the son of Ultraman must rise to protect the Earth from a new alien threat.
Watch ‘Ultraman’ on Netflix: HERE
Anatomy of a Scandal (Limited Series) – April 15
Based on the book ‘Anatomy of a Scandal’ by Sarah Vaughan, this limited Netflix series sees Parliamentary minister James Whitehouse as a happily married man with a loving family home. Then a scandalous secret comes to light in this series starring Sienna Miller (‘American Sniper’), Rupert Friend (‘Homeland’, ‘Pride & Prejudice’), Naomi Scott (‘Aladdin’, ‘The Martian’), Michelle Dockery (‘Downtown Abbey’, ‘The Gentlemen’), Ben Radcliffe, Josette Simon (‘Blake’s 7’, ‘Milk and Honey’), among others.
Stream ‘Anatomy of a Scandal’ on Netflix: HERE
Choose or Die – April 15
‘Choose or Die’ is a Netflix film that sees two friends reboot a mysterious 1980s video game and step into a surreal world of next-level terror. They do this when they are tempted by a chance to win unclaimed prize money. ‘Choose or Die’ stars Asa Butterfield (‘Sex Education’), Kate Fleetwood (‘Macbeth’, ‘The Wheel of Time’), Eddie Marsan (‘Ray Donovan’, ‘The Gentlemen’), Angela Griffin (‘Waterloo Road’), and Ryan Gage (‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’, ‘The Musketeers’), among others.
Find ‘Choose or Die’ on Netflix: HERE
Mai (Season 1) – April 15
Starring Sakshi Tanwar in a lead role, ‘Mai’, revolves around the story of a mother who is on a mission to uncover the truth about her daughter’s death and avenge it.
Watch ‘Mai: A Mother’s Rage’ on Netflix: HERE
Heirs to the Land – (Season 1) – April 15
Netflix’s description of ‘Heirs to the Land’ reads: “Resourceful young Hugo Llor works to make a name for himself in 14th-century Barcelona while keeping a vow he made to the Estanyol family.” The first season of the show arrives on Netflix on April 15.
Stream ‘Heirs to the Land’ on Netflix: HERE
Van Helsing (Season 5) – April 16
‘Van Helsing’ is a reimagining of the classic Dracula story. In the show, the world is dominated by vampires. It requires humans to work together to survive and the series centers on Vanessa Helsing. She is the daughter of famed vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing. Vanessa wakes up after a five-year coma to discover a vampire-controlled world and soon learns that she possesses a unique blood composition. It makes her immune to vampires with an ability to turn the creatures into humans.
That power puts humanity’s last hope to return the world to how it once was before the vampires took over in Vanessa’s hands. The series stars Kelly Overton (‘True Blood’), Jonathan Scarfe (‘Detective McLean’), Christopher Heyerdahl (‘Hell on Wheels’, ‘Sanctuary’), Tricia Helfer (‘Battlestar Galactica’, ‘Lucifer’), Missy Peregrym (‘Rookie Blue’, ‘FBI’), and Rukiya Bernard (‘Yellowjackets’), among others. The fifth and final season of the show comes to Netflix on April 16.
Find ‘Van Helsing’ on Netflix: HERE
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