Our top nine picks for what to stream on Netflix, watch on Disney+, and spend time with on AppleTV this April 2022. Including the adaptation of Alice Osman’s Heartstopper, an eight-part anthology series produced by Nicole Kidman, and season two of Russian Doll.
Get ahead of the curve in your WhatsApp group chats and plan your evening routines in advance with some of the best shows and movies coming to streaming services in April 2022. Our streaming services of choice are Netflix, AppleTV, and Disney+. Ready to watch?
Coming to Netflix in April 2022
Trivia Quest – April 1
A daily interactive quiz game, Trivia Quest, is coming Netflix on April 1st. Join Willy in Trivialand every day as he attempt to free his friends with knowledge keys and thus defeat the evil Rocky. A harder quiz setting means gaining more points. New episodes of Trivia Quest will be dropping every day in April. Is this going to replace our Wordle obsession?
Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story – April 6
A show for strong stomaches and true crime lovers alike, Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story comes to Netflix on April 6. A dark showbiz docuseries (documentary series) uncovering and discussing the sexual abuse allegations which came to light after Jimmy Savile’s death. Strong trigger warnings are in place.
Metal Lords – April 8
From the producers of Game of Thrones and Harold and Kumar, Metal Lords is a witty film about following passion, finding friendship, and winning battle of the bands. Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine) is the executive music producer for Metal Lords so we can expect electrifying things from the feel-good comedy. Gene Simmons make-up is optional for viewing parties, but is recommended.
Heartstopper – April 22
Based on the graphic novels by Alice Osman, Heartstopper series one sees teenagers Charlie and Nick navigate young love, societal expectations, and schooling. A show about falling in love and exploring sexuality, Heartstopper is a must for romantic teen drama fans. We can’t wait to meet Charlie and Nick.
Heartstopper Volume 4 has been nominated for The British Book Awards. Click here to find out more.
Russian Doll Season 2 – April 20
Gotta get up, gotta get out, gotta get home before the morning comes. If you were enthralled by Natasha Lyonne’s time loop television series, Russian Doll, back in 2019, then you’ll be overjoyed to hear that Russian Doll is finally back for season 2.
Although details are yet to be released, the teaser trailer has shown Lyonne’s signature mop is back, alongside the swirling vortex door of season 1. Season 2 of Russian Doll hits Netflix on April 20.
Coming to Disney+ in April 2022
Moon Knight – March 30
The first episode of Marvel’s Moon Knight premiers on Disney+ on March 30, but Moon Knight episode 2, 3, 4, and 5 will all be broadcasted in April – so we’re counting it.
Staring Oscar Isaac and Ethan Hawke, Moon Knight is the first Marvel Cinematic Universe offering of 2022. Moon Knight follows Steve Grant who has dissociative identity disorder who just so happens to share his body with a mercenary. Cross out your plans for a Wednesday evening, it’s all about Moon Knight.
Better Nate than Ever – April 1
If science fiction and fantasy offerings aren’t your bag, perhaps a heartwarming family-friendly musical number will do it for you? Better Nate than Ever heads to Disney+ on April 1. It follows seventh grader Nate who dreams of Broadway fame. When Nate discovers Lilo & Stitch the musical is heading to New York, he realises that this is his first chance of stardom. Will he fly or flop?
Better Nate than Ever is based on the book of the same name. For more information, click here.
Coming to Apple TV in April 2022
Roar – April 15
Apple TV had a chocker month in March (Pachinko, We Crashed), but in April, it’s all about Roar. Exclusively produced by Nicole Kidman and Bruna Papandrea, Roar is an eight-part anthology series exploring what it is like to be a woman. Set to be darkly comedic and a highlight reel of feminist tales, Roar looks for moreish watching. We’re itching to jump in.
Roar is based on Cecelia Ahern’s short story collection of the same name. For more information, click here.