New TV Shows And Movies To Stream In April 2024© Netflix

7 New TV Shows And Movies We’re Excited To Stream In April 2024

Salva Mubarak
Senior Features Writer

April comes packed with new releases on your favourite OTT platforms that will make it worthwhile to spend time indoors as the temperatures rise steadily outside.

From thrilling adaptations of popular literature to eagerly-anticipated biopics, there’s something for everyone. Take a look at some of the new releases we can’t wait to watch this month on Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar and more…

New OTT Releases In April 2024

Ripley on Netflix

Patricia Highsmith’s 1955 crime novel The Talented Mr. Ripley is getting another live-action adaptation after the 1999 eponymous movie starring Matt Damon and Jude Law. The 2024 version is an eight-episodes-long limited series starring Andrew Scott, Dakota Fanning and Johnny Flynn. The show is about down-on-his-luck grifter, Tom Ripley, who is hired by a wealthy man to bring his son back from Italy, thus introducing Ripley to a life of deceit, fraud and murder.

Release Date: 4 April 2024

Parasyte: The Grey on Netflix

The makers of Train to Busan and Hellbound are back with another potentially nightmare-inducing drama where a group of aliens plan to take over the world. In this live-action adaptation of a popular Japanese manga series, a group of mysterious parasitic creatures fall from outer space to find humans to host them and eventually create a society of their own.

Release Date: 5 April 2024

Scoop on Netflix

This movie follows the events that went behind securing the explosive interview of disgraced Prince Andrew by journalist Emily Maitlis and the team at BBC’s Newsnight. The dramatic retelling will focus on the Duke of York’s relationship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein. It stars Gillian Anderson and Billie Piper.

Release Date: 5 April 2024

Sugar on Apple TV+

Colin Farrell stars as private investigator John Sugar in this eight-episodes-long TV series. In the show, PI John Sugar is tasked with investigating the mysterious disappearance of Olivia Siegel, the beloved granddaughter of a legendary Hollywood producer.

Release Date: 5 April 2024

Siren on Disney+ Hotstar

This Tamil-language action thriller stars Jayam Ravi and Keerthy Suresh. It follows Thilagan, an honest ambulance driver who was sentenced to life after being falsely accused of murdering his wife and friend 14 years ago. When he gets a 14-day parole, he decides to avenge their deaths to seek justice.

Release Date: 11 April 2024

Amar Singh Chamkila on Netflix

Everyone’s favourite celebrity of the moment, Diljit Dosanjh, is collaborating with director Imtiaz Ali for the biopic of legendary Punjabi musician Amar Singh Chamkila. The A.R. Rahman musical will focus on his extraordinary journey and untimely death and will also star Parineeti Chopra.

Release Date: 12 April 2024

Chief Detective 1958 on Disney+ Hotstar

This one is the prequel of the popular 1971 Korean series Chief Inspector. Chief Detective 1958 is set ten years before the vents of the original K-drama and follows Detective Park Young-han and his team of three gifted colleagues as they navigate the corrupt world of the Seoul Police Department.

Release Date: 19 April 2024