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This month of April is no joke, with a whole new batch of movies and TV shows going to be added to all of your favorite streaming services. As we saw in March, new television series like 3 Body Problem, The Regime, and The Gentlemen were highly anticipated. Spaceman, Ricky Stanicky, Damsel, Road House, and Wonka were among the new films that marched into streamers, giving a little bit of something for everybody.

Netflix, Max, Hulu, Peacock, AppleTV+, Paramount+, and Prime Video all have a slew of new additions set for April 2024, and we’ve compiled a list of all of those highly-anticipated shows and films that are noteworthy.

What’s New to Streaming in April:

On AppleTV+, the second season of Maya Rudolph’s comedy series, Loot, premieres on April 3. The sitcom follows the story of the aftermath of Molly Novak’s (Rudolph) divorce from her tech billionaire husband (Adam Scott) of 20 years and what she wants to do with her $87 billion settlement. Season two will debut with two episodes, followed by new episodes every Wednesday through May 29.

Episode 8. Maya Rudolph in "Loot," Streaming In April on Apple TV+.

Over on Netflix, the second half of Zack Snyder’s space opera Rebel Moon will be making its world premiere. In 2023’s Part One: A Child of Fire, the story follows Kora (Sofia Boutella), a lone-wolf soldier who’s found community and connection on the quiet farming moon of Veldt. She’s a long way away from her former life fighting for the Imperium, the brutal interstellar royal empire bent on controlling the galaxy. But Kora’s violent past is dredged up when sadistic admiral Atticus Noble (Ed Skrein) comes to Veldt via a Dreadnought-class battle cruiser and stirs up deadly trouble on the orders of the Imperium’s tyrannical regent, Balisarius (Fra Fee). Rebel Moon: Part Two – The Scargiver is set to debut on April 19th.

Keep scrolling to see what new titles are coming to streaming in April 2024:

  • Ripley

    This black-and-white thriller series stars Andrew Scott as protagonist Tom Ripley, based on Patricia Highsmith’s bestselling Tom Ripley novels. Set in Italy in the ’60s, the eight-episode limited series follows grifter Ripley in New York, who is hired by a wealthy industrialist to travel to Italy to try to convince the man’s dilettante son, Dickie Greenleaf (Johnny Flynn), to return home. Accepting the job is Tom’s first step into a complex life of deceit, fraud, and murder. Ripley premieres April 4 on Netflix.

  • Sugar

    Starring Colin Farrell, Sugar is a modern take on the classic noir detective story, set in California. Farrell plays John Sugar, a private investigator trying to track down the granddaughter of a Hollywood producer. As Sugar gets closer to the answers he needs, the case begins to unravel, as he uncovers deeply buried secrets certain powerful forces don’t what him finding out. The eight-episode drama debuts on AppleTV+ on April 5.

  • Fallout

    One of the most highly-anticipated video game adaptations is arriving mid-month. Westworld co-creator Jonathan Nolan has presented the series adaptation of Fallout, set to stream on Prime Video on April 11th. The series was first announced in 2020, set in post-apocalyptic US. Survivors are desperately trying to rebuild and salvage some semblance of civilization, while the barren wasteland of America is marked by radiation, mutated creatures and unfriendly encounters around every corner. All episodes of the first season are being released at once.

  • The Sympathizer

    A Pulitzer Prize-winner for Fiction, The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen tells the story of a double agent in the wake of the Vietnam War. Max will begin streaming the HBO adaption of the political spy thriller. Set during the culmination of the Vietnam War in 1975, a French-Vietnamese spy (played by Australian Hoa Xuande), has infiltrated the South Vietnamese army but is forced to flee to the US as a refugee once the South falls. Xuande’s character must then decide between his loyalties to his political beliefs and his loyalties to his adopted community – which he continues to spy on. Robert Downey Jr. and Sandra Oh also make appearances in the series, which drops on Max on April 14.

  • Under the Bridge

    Based on the best-selling 1997 true-crime book of the same name by the late Rebecca Godfrey, the series follows the story of fourteen-year-old Reena Virk (Vritika Gupta), who went to join friends at a party and never returned home. Through the eyes of Godfrey (Riley Keough) and a local police officer (Lily Gladstone), the mini-series takes us into the hidden world of the young girls accused of the murder — revealing startling truths about the unlikely killer. Under the Bridge will premiere on Hulu on April 17.

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