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Upcoming Releases on Netflix to Keep You Occupied During this Lockdown Season

The whole world is under lockdown with people confined to their homes. If you are reading this, then you would be one of those people, and itching to go out. But, do you have a choice? No right? Don’t worry! The online movie streaming platform – Netflix has you completely covered and it sure will keep you entertained. So, before you think of pulling off some ‘heroic’ stunt by going out, check this out. 

Netflix has some exciting stuff lined up. Yes, you read that right! There are a number of upcoming releases on Netflix in the month of April, that promises to keep you belted up with popcorn all around the day. Several familiar names are coming back with fresh seasons, while there are some new releases including Netflix Originals in the pipeline that will keep you from getting super-bored this lockdown season. So, let’s fight the dreaded COVID-19 with some serious dose of entertainment. 

Here is the list of upcoming releases on Netflix.

  • No Pain

Genre: Comedy

Release Date: 14th April

You must have noticed Chris D’Elia in You Season 2, but this time he has arrived with his own comedy show. Don’t miss this one. It’s gonna be hilarious! 

  • The Innocence Files

Genre: Crime (Docuseries)

Release date: 15th April 

This docuseries represents the injustice of the US judiciary, through 8 cases of unjust convictions made on the basis of DNA. If you aren’t yet satisfied with similar storylines of ‘Making a Murderer’ and ‘the Keepers’, then this might be the ultimate!  

  • Fauda Season 3

Genre: Thriller

Release Date: 16th April 

This thriller series about undercover groups of Isreal and Palestine is back with its third season. If you have already watched season 1 and 2, then you must be dying for this one. Well, let’s not spoil the plot. Just watch this! 



  • Too Hot to handle! 

Genre: Reality series

Release Date: 17th April 

This one’s pretty sensual! Well, Netflix always adds up to the spice, isn’t it? This reality series all about a few young hot girls on an island, winning a lot of cash. That’s enough! More details on April the 17th! 

  • Sergio

Genre: Historical Movie 

Release Date: 17th April 

This movie is based on the true story of UN diplomat Sergio Vieira de Mello, about his experiences in Baghdad during the US invasion of Iraq. 

  • Cooked with Cannabis

Genre: Reality Series

Release Date: 20th April 

Many of you must be picking up the desire to learn cooking these days. Not your fault though! What else are you supposed to do during this lockdown! Well, to add up to that desire, Netflix is releasing this cooking based reality show where participants prepare some creative cannabis oriented dishes. Interesting right? Save the date.

  • The Willoughbys

Genre: Comedy movie

Release Date: 22nd April 

This one’s about four siblings who send their parents away in a quest to grow up on their own. Well, you must know how it is when four young siblings live together all on their own. Complete mischief! 



  • Extraction

Genre: Thriller

Release Date: 24th April 

This is a pretty long-awaited thriller movie. Well, it’s almost there. Extraction is about the son of a high profile criminal who’s abducted in a drug war. The movie casts Indian stars Manoj Bajpayee and Randeep Hooda, apart from Chris Hemsworth, David Harbour, and Golshifteh Farahani. You wouldn’t want to miss this one!

  • Never Have I Ever

Genre: Fun and Comedy 

Release Date: 27th April 

This is a coming-of-age comedy series about an Indian-American teenager, who gets herself into weird situations in her sophomore year of school. It should be a lot of fun. Pure binge-worthy stuff!

These are the ‘must-watch’ ones that we picked. But, there’s more to April. 

  • Outer Banks (Adult adventure series; 15th April)
  • BlackAF (Contemporary Series; 17th April)
  • Midnight Gospel (Adventure Series; 20th April)
  • Middleditch & Schwartz (Comedy; 21st April)
  • Circus of Books (About the LGBTQ community; 22nd April)
  • After Life, Season 2 (Comedy Drama; 24th April)
  • A Secret Love (Romantic Documentary; 29th April)
  • Dangerous Lies (Thriller Movie; 30th April)
  • Drifting Dragons (Animation; 30th April)
  • The Victim’s Game (Mystery; 30th April)

So, there’s something releasing on Netflix every day for the rest of April. With these upcoming releases on Netflix, you can brace up and enjoy every bit of it. After all, you won’t find time for these once life’s back to normal. And we hope to get back to normalcy soon. But till then, dive into Netflix! 

We will soon come up with the list for May. Stay Tuned!