What's on TV and streaming in April 2024: shows on Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+ and more 

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30 Mar 2024, 14:05

Gillian Anderson as Emily Maitlis in Scoop, Jon Bon Jovi, Ella Purnell in Fall Out on Prime Videi

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There's plenty of TV and movie goodness coming out across the streaming platforms in April.

Whether you're in the mood for action with some Hollywood greats, or fancy getting cosy with a gripping drama, there's something to keep you going.

Here's what's coming to streaming channels in April 2024!


Ripley (4th April)

Andrew Scott, Johnny Flynn and Dakota Fanning star in a limited series based on the best-selling Tom Ripley crime novels. 

In the psychological thriller, Scott plays Tom Ripley, a grifter scraping by in early 1960s New York, is hired by a wealthy man to travel to Italy to try to convince his vagabond son to return home. Tom's acceptance of the job is the first step into a complex life of deceit, fraud and murder. 

If that all sounds familiar, it’s because the same story was adapted in 1999 for the big screen, with the likes of Matt Damon, Jude Law and Philip Seymour Hoffman. 

Baby Reindeer (4th April) 

Based on the hit Edinburgh Fringe one-man play, Baby Reindeer follows the extraordinary journey of struggling comedian Donny Dunn, who has a strange relationship with stalker Martha, played by Jessica Gunning. 

What begins as a simple act of kindness soon spirals into a chilling tale of obsession and psychological turmoil, pushing Donny to confront his deepest fears and darkest secrets.

Scoop (5th April) 

The true story of the women who took Prince Andrew to task in the now infamous 2019 Newsnight interview is getting the Netflix treatment. 

Sex Education star Anderson plays formidable journalist Emily Maitlis while Doctor Who star Piper plays Newsnight producer Sam McAlister. Scoop is also based on the memoir of the real-life McAlister. 

Like the book, the film will detail how Newsnight went about securing the show’s Prince Andrew interview in the wake of Virginia Giuffre’s sexual assault allegations about the Prince, which he has always denied.

In Scoop, The Diplomat’s Rufus Sewell stars as Prince Andrew, while Connor Swindell plays the role of Jae Donnelly, a photographer who took photos of Prince Andrew walking in New York with Jeffrey Epstein, and Charity Wakefield stars as Princess Beatrice.

Rebel Moon - Part 2: The Scargiver (19th April) 

The second half of the Rebel Moon saga continues with The Scargiver - five months on from the release of Part One: A Child of Fire

Part Two sees Kora (Sofia Boutella) and the surviving warriors “prepare to sacrifice everything, fighting alongside the brave people of Veldt, to defend a once peaceful village, a newfound homeland for those who have lost their own in the fight against the Motherworld. 

“On the eve of their battle the warriors must face the truths of their own pasts, each revealing why they fight. As the full force of the Realm bears down on the burgeoning rebellion, unbreakable bonds are forged, heroes emerge, and legends are made.”

Prime Video

Fallout (11th April)

Move over The Last of Us, there’s a new video game adaptation in town. 

Fall Out, adapted from the beloved game franchise, is set 200 years after a nuclear apocalypse leaves Earth as a radioactive wasteland. 

Those who spent their lives in ‘Vaults’ must now leave their underground bases to venture out to see the people who have thrived on the outside.  

Expend4bles (19th April)

Sylvester Stallone is back for another rip roaring action-packed mission in the fourth Expendables flick. 

Jason Stathan, Megan Fox, Dolph Lundgren and 50 Cent star in the explosive sequel, which sees the team try and take down a mysterious terrorist named Ocelot, who threatens to destroy all of humanity. 

Land of Bad (26th April)  

Hemsworth brothers Luke and Liam team up with the likes of Russell Crow, Ricky Whittle and Milo Ventimiglia for an action-packed adventure Land of Bad. 

The film follows the special forces unit, who are ambushed during a mission, and their only hope is a remote Air Force drone operator. 


Wish (3rd April) 

Disney’s latest animation, Wish, stars Ariana DeBose and Chris Pine, follows Asha (DeBose), who lives in the kingdom of Rosas. One day, she makes a wish so powerful that it’s answered by a cosmic force—a ball of boundless energy called Star. 

Asha and Star confront the formidable King Magnifico (Pine) to overcome the evil rising in Rosas and fight for a better future for their people.

The Greatest Hits (12th April) 

Lucy Boynton stars as unwilling time-traveller in musical fantasy film The Greatest Hits. 

Harriet (Boynton) finds that art is literally imitating life as she’s transported back in time through certain songs. 

She relives her past relationship with boyfriend (David Corenswet) and collides with her new love interest (Justin H.Min), and Harriet will have to decide whether she should change the past and impact her future.

Thank You, Goodnight: The Bon Jovi Story (26th April) 

Bon Jovi fans will get an exclusive peek behind the scenes of the band’s incredible 40-year career in Thank You, Goodnight: The Bon Jovi Story. 

The docu-series is set to feature all past and present members of Bon Jovi from their 40 years of making music, and will include four decades of personal footage, unheard demos, lyrics and previously unseen photos.


Star Trek Discovery Series 5 (4th April) 

The fifth and final series of Star Trek Discovery will see Captain Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) and the crew of the U.S.S Discovery uncover a new mystery that will see them travel across the galaxy in search of a hidden power…but they’re not the only ones on the hunt. 

For the final outing, Doug Jones is back as Saru, Anthony Rapp returns as Paul Stamets alongside Mary Wiseman as Sylvia Tilly.

The Retirement Plan (26th April)

Nicolas Cage is back in action in The Retirement Plan.

The legendary Hollywood actor plays a retired beach dweller in the Cayman Islands, who must suddenly come out of retirement as a hitman to help protect his estranged daughter and her daughter. 

Ashley Greene, Jackie Earle Harley and Ron Pearlman also star in this action-packed thriller.

Sumotherhood (10th April)  

Adam Decon, Jaime Winstone and Jennifer Saunders star in hilarious British comedy Sumotherhood

Decon stars as Riko who, alongside friend Kane (Jazzie Zonzolo), learns the hard way that crime doesn’t always pay. 

The wannabe gangsters try and get their hands on some big bucks by robbing a megastar in a nightclub, but things inevitably don’t go to plan. 

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