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10 New Titles Coming to Netflix This April

There’s drama, comedy, action, documentary — even manga anime!

Last year,  Netflix has had a surge in subscribers— up to 46 percent of which are from the Asia-Pacific region. This wasn’t just because of the pandemic and the high demand for at-home entertainment during months of lockdown, the streaming giant was simply offering a vast array of titles that appeals to viewers of different ages and tastes. 

Now, Netflix has yet another fresh and exciting lineup set to premiere this April! We know you are just as excited as us, so we took the liberty of listing some of them. (Read: 6 Religious Titles You Need to Watch on Netflix This Lent)

Read below as My Pope Philippines compiles the trailers for 10 titles that you should watch out for on Netflix next month! 

What A Girl Wants

Before Amanda Bynes’s personal life went into a downward spiral, she was a talented actress who made us laugh in movies like this comedy about an American teen meeting her stuffy British dad (Colin Firth) for the first time. 

What A Girl Wants is coming to Netflix on April 1.


Not your usual boy-meets-girl movie, this circa-1950s romantic comedy stars Madeline Carroll as Juli, who doesn’t hide her attraction for Bryce (Callan McAuliffe). If only he felt the same way. Directed by Rob Reiner of When Harry Met Sally fame.

Flipped premiers on Netflix on April 1.

Worn Stories

Why do you wear what you wear and what do your clothes say about you? This Netflix Original Documentary Series attempts to answer those questions through people with unique backstories to their favorite article of clothing.   

Worn Stories is set for release on Netflix on April 1.

The Express

This sports drama based on the life of Ernie Davis, a football legend who dealt with racial discrimination in his time, stars Dennis Quaid and Rob Brown as the titular character. (Read: 3 Fun and Inclusive Cooking Channels to Watch on YouTube)

The Express is coming to Netflix on April 1.

Destination Wedding

Keanu Reeves in a romantic comedy? Sign us up. He and Winona Ryder play glum guests who discover they have more in common than their mutual disdain over the bride and the groom. 

Destination Wedding premieres on Netflix on April 1.

Concrete Cowboy

Stranger Things’ Caleb McLaughlin stars in this American Western drama about a troubled teen made to live with his father (Idris Elba)—a member of Philadelphia’s Black Urban Cowboy subculture.

Concrete Cowboy will air on Netflix on April 2.

The Way Of The Househusband

He cooks, he sews, he cleans house. He’s also the Immortal Dragon, a legendary yakuza who singlehandedly overpowered a group of his enemies in one night. Fans of anime and manga will binge-watch Season 1 of this engaging series.

The Way Of The Househusband premiered on Netflix on April 7.

This Is A Robbery

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston was robbed of US$500 million worth of art in 1990. Who stole it is anyone’s guess, but there’s a US$10 million reward for it. Thirty years since the crime, this limited series follows investigators as they attempt to retrieve the missing art and find out who pulled off history’s biggest art heist.

This Is A Robbery is set for release on Netflix on April 7.

Thunder Force

Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer are best friends in this action-comedy about unlikely superheroes, thanks to a formula that gives them powers. (Read: 4 Riveting Books About the Philippines’ National Heroes)

Thunder Force is coming to Netflix on April 9.

Dad Stop Embarrassing Me

Jaime Foxx attempts to figure out fatherhood when his teenage daughter comes to live with him. Enjoy this comedy series with the whole family. 

Dad Stop Embarrassing Me is set for release on Netflix on April 14.

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