What’s coming to Netflix in April: ‘Shadow and Bone’ and ‘the Mitchells vs the Machines’


With the start of a new month, a long list of new content to discover on Netflix. Below, we highlight some of the more notable originals and catalog entries that joined the service in April to help you decide how best to spend your time.

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This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings Topping the list of company originals this month is Shadow and bone. The series adapts Leigh Bardugo’s bestselling fantasy novel trilogy and duology. The adaptation was written and produced by Eric Heisserer of Arrival and Bird box Fame. You can stream the entire series starting April 23.

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This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings Another promising original joins the service on April 2. Concrete cowboy is a coming-of-age story and urban western starring Idris Elba and Strange things actor Caleb McLaughlin. On April 7, Dolly Parton fans will be in for a treat with the addition of Netflix Dolly Parton: a tribute to MusiCares. The documentary features performances by Willie Nelson, Katy Perry and Leon Bridges. Are you looking for something lighter? Check Thunder force two days later. Starring Octavia Spencer and Melissa McCarthy, this one is a superhero flick with a twist.

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This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings Those with children will want to mark the 30th on their calendar. When is it The Mitchells against the machines will start broadcasting. The animated film is the latest project involving Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, who previously worked on Lego movie and Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse.