Netflix Originals Coming to Netflix South Africa in April 2021. April is full of exciting content and we’re excited to share with you shows and films that will have you glued to your screens. First up, Octavia Spencer and Melissa McCarthy are two badass superheroes in the new action-comedy movie – Thunder Force, a superhero movie that will leave you in stitches as they buddy up to fight crime. In Dead Places, a South Africa original action-packed series follows a paranormal detective, Will Stone as he returns home to investigate a series of supernatural occurrences for his new book. The next Netflix new-age fantasy franchise, Shadow and Bone finds us in a war-torn world where lowly soldier and orphan Alina Starkov has just unleashed an extraordinary power that could be the key to setting her country free. All this and more coming to Netflix South Africa this April 2021.
Below is a list of Original titles coming to the service this April. Original titles are films and series produced and / or owned by Netflix.
Full List of What’s Coming to Netflix South Africa in April 2021
1 April 2021
- Prank Encounters: Season 2 – Netflix Original Series
Host Gaten Matarazzo pulls the strings on a new season of elaborate pranks involving everything from haunted mansions to ancient burial grounds. Yikes!
- Tersanjung the Movie – Netflix Original Film
After growing up in a tumultuous household, Yura finds herself in a love triangle with two close friends as she faces a personal and financial crisis.
- Worn Stories – Netflix Original Documentaries
In this funny, heartfelt and moving docuseries, real people unpack the fascinating and quirky stories around their most meaningful pieces of clothing.
- Magical Andes: Season 2 – Netflix Original Documentaries
Crossing and uniting seven countries in South America, the Andes always have another landscape, adventure and story to tell. Discover them all.
2 April 2021
- The Serpent – Netflix Original Series
In the 1970s, merciless killer Charles Sobhraj preys on travelers exploring the “hippie trail” of South Asia. Based on shocking true events.
- Just Say Yes – Netflix Original Film
Incurable romantic Lotte finds her life upended when her plans for a picture-perfect wedding unravel — just as her self-absorbed sister gets engaged.
- Concrete Cowboy – Netflix Original Film
Sent to live with his estranged father for the summer, a rebellious teen finds kinship in a tight-knit Philadelphia community of Black cowboys.
- Madame Claude – Netflix Original Film
- Sky High – Netflix Original Film
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.
5 April 2021
- Family Reunion: Part 3 – Netflix Kids & Family
The McKellans may be tight on funds, but the family’s never lacking in love as they power through heartache, loss and adversity of all kinds this season.
6 April 2021
- The Last Kids on Earth: Happy Apocalypse to You – Netflix Kids & Family
Help Jack and his monster-battling friends make choices to stay alive — and have some fun — in this interactive “Last Kids on Earth” adventure!
7 April 2021
- Snabba Cash – Netflix Original Series
The lives of an ambitious businesswoman, a charming gang enforcer and a troubled teen collide amidst a desperate — and sinister — pursuit of wealth.
- The Wedding Coach – Netflix Original Series
Bridesmaids and in-laws and mason jars, oh my! Weddings are a beautiful cause for celebration, but planning one is far from a party. After barely making it down the aisle of her own wedding, comedian Jamie Lee is on a hilarious, heartwarming mission to help six engaged couples overcome the stressful real-life challenges that pop up before and on The Big Day.
- Dolly Parton: A MusiCares Tribute – Netflix Original Documentaries
In a star-studded evening of music and memories, a community of iconic performers honor Dolly Parton as the MusiCares Person of the Year.
- This Is A Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist – Netflix Original Documentaries
In 1990, two men dressed as cops con their way into a Boston museum and steal a fortune in art. Take a deep dive into this daring and notorious crime.
- The Big Day: Collection 2 – Netflix Original Series
Time-honored customs marry with contemporary values — and of course, couture outfits — in this celebration of six more larger-than-life Indian weddings.
8 April 2021
- The Way of the Househusband – Netflix Original Anime
9 April 2021
- Have You Ever Seen Fireflies? – Netflix Original Film
Rebellious, irreverent wunderkind Gülseren navigates loneliness, love and loss against the current of political turmoil and social change.
- Thunder Force – Netflix Original Film
Two childhood best friends reunite as an unlikely crime-fighting superhero duo when one invents a formula that gives ordinary people superpowers.
- Night in Paradise – Netflix Original Film
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.
12 April 2021
- New Gods: Nezha Reborn – Netflix Original Film
While living as an ordinary deliveryman and motor racing fan, Ne Zha encounters old nemeses and must rediscover his powers to protect his loved ones.
13 April 2021
- My Love: Six Stories of True Love – Netflix Original Documentaries
Six longtime couples in different parts of the world share their decades-long love in these tender portraits filmed over the course of one year.
- Mighty Express: Season 3 – Netflix Kids & Family
The strong and fast Mighty Express trains are always ready to save the day with more heroic rescues and thrilling stunts throughout Tracksville!
14 April 2021
- Law School – Netflix Original Series
When a grim incident occurs at their prestigious school, justice through law is put to a test by a tough law professor and his ambitious students.
- Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! – Netflix Original Series
A single dad and cosmetics brand owner figures out fatherhood on the fly when his strong-minded teen daughter moves in with him.
- The Circle: Season 2 – Netflix Original Series
Ready for more strategic shenanigans? A new cast of allies, enemies and not-so-subtle catfish connect and compete for a major cash prize.
- The Soul – Netflix Original Film
While investigating the death of a businessman, a prosecutor and his wife uncover occult secrets as they face their own life-and-death dilemma.
- Love and Monsters – Netflix Original Film
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.
- Why Did You Kill Me? – Netflix Original Documentaries
“The line between justice and revenge blurs when a devastated family uses social media to track down the people who killed 24-year-old Crystal Theobald”.
15 April 2021
- Ride or Die – Netflix Original Film
Rei helps the woman she’s been in love with for years escape her abusive husband. While on the run, their feelings for each other catch fire.
16 April 2021
- Dead Places – Netflix Original Series
An author haunted by his sister’s death as a child returns to South Africa to investigate a series of supernatural occurrences for his new book.
- Arlo the Alligator Boy – Netflix Original Kids & Family
To find the father he never knew, optimistic Arlo leaves his swampy Southern home for New York City, making friends and dodging trappers along the way.
- Into the Beat – Netflix Original Film
A teen ballerina discovers hip-hop by chance and is faced with an impossible choice: Does she follow her parents’ footsteps… or her newfound passion?
- Fast & Furious Spy Racers: Season 4: Mexico – Netflix Kids & Family
When the Spy Racers are framed for a crime they didn’t commit, they flee to Mexico to clear their name and uncover a new evil scheme.
- Why Are You Like This – Netflix Original Series
Three best friends negotiate work, fun, identity politics, hookups and wild nights out in this razor-sharp satire of millennial life in Melbourne.
18 April 2021
- Luis Miguel – The Series: Season 2 – Netflix Original Series
As his career skyrockets, Luis Miguel struggles with his family life amidst a string of betrayals, heartbreaking revelations and a crushing loss.
20 April 2021
- Izzy’s Koala World: Season 2 – Netflix Kids & Family
When a koala needs help, Izzy Bee and her family are there — and with Australia’s extreme fires taking a toll, their care is needed now more than ever!
21 April 2021
- Zero – Netflix Original Series
A shy teen with the extraordinary power to turn invisible joins the fight to defend his poor neighborhood despite wanting to escape to pursue his dream.
22 April 2021
- Life in Colour with David Attenborough – Netflix Original Documentaries
Using innovative technology, this docuseries explores nature from a fresh perspective as animals use color to survive and thrive in the wild.
- Stowaway – Netflix Original Film
A three-person crew on a mission to Mars faces an impossible choice when an unplanned passenger jeopardizes the lives of everyone on board.
23 April 2021
- Shadow and Bone – Netflix Original Series
Dark forces conspire against orphan mapmaker Alina Starkov when she unleashes an extraordinary power that could change the fate of her war-torn world.
- Tell Me When – Netflix Original Film
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.
27 April 2021
- Go! Go! Cory Carson: Season 4 – Netflix Kids & Family
Whether helping out his friends or making new ones with sister Chrissy, Cory is always on the move and ready for any adventure that comes his way!
28 April 2021
- Sexify – Netflix Original Series
While working to create a sex app, a young woman and her friends set out to explore the world of intimacy and learn about themselves in the process.
- Headspace Guide to Sleep – Netflix Original Series
This series explains the basics of sleep, including falling asleep, insomnia and dreaming; plus, a wind-down meditation is provided in each episode.
29 April 2021
- Things Heard & Seen – Netflix Original Film
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.
- Yasuke – Netflix Original Anime
30 April 2021
- The Unremarkable Juanquini: Season 2 – Netflix Original Series
The Morales and the Orduz families are in a sticky situation under the same roof. But Captain González is on to them, no matter where they hide.
31 April 2021
- The Innocent – Netflix Original Series
An accidental killing leads a man down a dark hole of intrigue and murder. Just as he finds love and freedom, one phone call brings back the nightmare.
- Pet Stars – Netflix Original Series
These pampered pets (and their owners) gain wealth and enjoy a level of social media fame usually reserved for human celebs — thanks to their managers.
- And Tomorrow the Entire World – Netflix Original Film
A law student joins an anti-fascist group and finds herself sucked into increasingly dangerous situations and drawn more and more to violence.
- The Mitchells vs. The Machines – Netflix Kids & Family
In this animated comedy, the Mitchell family goes on a road trip only to find themselves in a tech war when their devices decide to take over the world.
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