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What’s Good? Here’s What We Love That’s Headed To Netflix In April!

The folks at Netflix sure don’t rest well on their laurels…They’re switching it up again.

As we come to the end of March, the wildly popular streaming service is going to add some new titles to their library and purge some others. For fans of Baz Luhrmann’s musically driven drama, The Get Down, this is particularly good news since the long-awaited second half of season one is finally going to hit Netflix on April 7th. Still, the ’70s set drama isn’t the only thing we have to look forward to next month.

Based on his 2014 critically acclaimed film, director Justin Simien is debuting his series, Dear White People which follows Black students at a predominantly white university as they struggle with microaggressions and identity particularly in the aftermath of a Black face themed fraternity party. Also, though it’s been well under the radar until now, it looks like legendary director Spike Lee has a new joint debuting near the end of the month. His Netflix Original film, Rodney King, will give voice to the man who was at the center of the brutal police beating that fueled the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Both Dear White People and Rodney King are set to debut on April 28th.

For those who want some lighter fare as we head into spring, Michaela Coel’s hilarious and acclaimed British series Chewing Gum will be making its miraculous return for season two on April 4th. Meanwhile, Kevin Hart’s 2016 stand-up special What Now? will drop Tuesday, April 11th. Finally, Disney fans will be pleased to see Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo’s The Queen of Katwe hitting their lists April 25th.

Aside from these standout titles, there is a lot more headed to Netflix next month. Be sure to scroll until the end to see the complete list of films and TV series that are headed our way.

Coming To Netflix in April 2017

April 1:
A Weekend with the Family
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Across the Universe
An American Tail
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West
An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster
Boy Bye
Born To Be Free
Cool Runnings
Good Witch: Season 2
Gremlins
Only for One Night
Richard Pryor: Live & Smokin’
Scooby-Doo
Schindler’s List
Something’s Gotta Give
Thunderstruck
Wynonna Earp: Season 1
Trouble with the Curve
Tropic Thunder
The Tenth Man

April 2:
The D Train

April 4:
Chewing Gum: Season 2 – Netflix Original
Louis C.K. 2017 – Netflix Original

April 6:
Disney’s The BFG

April 7:
El Faro De Las Orcas – Netflix Original Film
Dawn of the Croods: Season 3 – Netflix Original
The Get Down: Part 2 – Netflix Original
Win It All – Netflix Original Film

April 8:
Kubo and the Two Strings

April 10:
Documentary Now!: Season 2

April 11:
Kevin Hart: What Now

April 12:
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Season 2

April 14:
Chelsea: Season 2 – Netflix Original
El Elegido
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return – Netflix Original
Sandy Wexler – Netflix Original Film

April 15:
Disney’s Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
Slam – Netflix Original Film

April 18:
Lucas Brothers: On Drugs – Netflix Original

April 19:
A Plastic Ocean

April 21:
Bill Nye Saves the World: Season 1 – Netflix Original
Girlboss: Season 1 – Netflix Original
Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On: Season 1 – Netflix Original
Sand Castle – Netflix Original Film
Tales by Light: Season 2 – Netflix Original
The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show: Season 4 – Netflix Original
The Prestige
Tramps– Netflix Original Film

April 22:
The Great British Baking Show: Masterclass: Season 1-3
The Secret Life of Pets

April 23:
Liv and Maddie: Season 4
Phantom

April 24:
Long Nights Short Mornings

April 25:
Disney’s Queen of Katwe
The 101-Year-Old Man Who Skipped Out on the Bill and Disappeared – Netflix Original Film
Vir Das: Abroad Understanding – Netflix Original

April 26:
Real Rescues: Season 6-7
Trust

April 27:
Las Chicas del Cable: Season 1 – Netflix Original

April 28:
A Murder in the Park
Casting JonBenet – Netflix Original
Dear White People: Season 1 – Netflix Original
Rodney King – Netflix Original Film
Small Crimes – Netflix Original Film

April 30:
Sofia the First: Season 3
Buffy the Vampire Slayer