As another weekend approaches, Netflix
The constantly changing library of Netflix ensures there’s always something new to discover, keeping its subscribers engaged with fresh content. As we explore the latest additions for the upcoming week, it’s evident that the platform aims to provide a variety of options for its diverse audience. So, gather your snacks, get comfortable, and get ready to indulge in a week of captivating entertainment. Keep reading as we reveal the titles that are about to make their way into your streaming schedule.
The Best New Movies and Shows on Netflix This Week
Firefly Lane (Season 2 — Part 2)
Firefly Lane, a heartfelt Netflix series based on the best-selling novel by Kristin Hannah, invites viewers into the lives of two inseparable friends, Tully (Katherine Heigl) and Kate (Sarah Chalke). Spanning over 30 years, this heartwarming drama, created by Maggie Friedman, masterfully weaves the complexities of friendship, love, and loss. As Tully and Kate navigate the ups and downs of life, their unbreakable bond keeps them anchored, making for a compelling and emotionally resonant experience.
Season 2, Part 2 of Firefly Lane will be available on Netflix on April 27, 2023.
A Tourist’s Guide to Love (2023)
Netflix is no stranger to romances when it comes to their Originals output. And it seems A Tourist’s Guide to Love is their latest entry into the library. This one stars Rachael Leigh Cook (famously known for her turn in She’s All That) as Amanda Riley, an American transplant who finds herself in an international love triangle after visiting Vietnam for work. She stars alongside Scott Ly (who plays Sinh, her overseas tour guide) and Ben Feldman (John, her boyfriend of five years), as well as Missi Pyle and Quinn Trúc Trần.
A Tourist’s Guide to Love will be available on Netflix on April 21, 2023.
John Mulaney: Baby J (2023)
In what promises to be an uproarious stand-up special, John Mulaney will likely once again effortlessly melds razor-sharp wit with relatable storytelling, taking audiences on a whirlwind ride through life’s absurdities. With his signature blend of self-deprecating humor and keen observations, Mulaney will navigate his wild life over the past couple years, which includes a new son and a rehab stint. And once again, David Byrne will be present to lend his musical talent.
John Mulaney: Baby J will be available on Netflix on April 25, 2023.
Sweet Tooth (Season 2)
Sweet Tooth, a captivating Netflix series based on Jeff Lemire’s DC comic book, is brought to life by creators Jim Mickle and Beth Schwartz. This post-apocalyptic fairy tale follows Gus (Christian Convery), a young hybrid boy with deer-like features, as he befriends a gruff loner named Jepperd (Nonso Anozie). Together, they embark on an extraordinary adventure across a dangerous yet enchanting world, searching for answers about Gus’s origins and humanity’s future.
The second season of Sweet Tooth will be available on Netflix on April 27, 2023.
Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody (2022)
There have many great biopics for singers over the years, with recent ones dedicated to the likes of Elvis Presley, Freddie Mercury and Elton John. And I Wanna Dance with Somebody, if you can tell from the title, focuses on the one and only Whitney Houston. Starring Naomi Ackie as the record-smashing singer and directed by Kasi Lemmons, this biopic traces Houston’s journey from obscurity to one of the greatest singers of her generation.
Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody will be available on Netflix on April 22, 2023.
Indian Matchmaking (Season 3)
Discover the intriguing world of arranged marriages in the Netflix series Indian Matchmaking. Created by Smriti Mundhra, this captivating reality show follows matchmaker Sima Taparia as she navigates the complexities of love and tradition across India and the United States. With a blend of colorful personalities and heartfelt moments, the show delves into the lives of young singles seeking their perfect partners. Experience the delicate balance between modern desires and cultural expectations in this unmissable series.
The third season of Indian Matchmaking will be available on Netflix on April 21, 2023.
The Hateful Eight: Extended Version (2015)
In Quentin Tarantino’s gripping western thriller, The Hateful Eight, a collection of eight strangers, including Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, and Jennifer Jason Leigh, find themselves trapped together in a remote stagecoach stopover during a brutal blizzard. As tensions rise and secrets unravel, this ensemble cast delivers a masterful performance, exploring themes of betrayal and deception. Brimming with Tarantino’s signature style, The Hateful Eight is a suspenseful and unforgettable cinematic experience.
The Hateful Eight will be available on Netflix on April 25, 2023.
The Best Movies and Shows Leaving Netflix This Week
The IT Crowd (Series 1-5)
Dive into the quirky world of The IT Crowd, a British sitcom created by Graham Linehan that takes you on a hilarious journey through the misadventures of a dysfunctional IT department. Starring Chris O’Dowd as Roy, Richard Ayoade as Moss, and Katherine Parkinson as Jen, this cleverly written series combines witty humor and eccentric characters, brilliantly capturing the absurdities of office life. With its unique charm, The IT Crowd guarantees lots of laughter.
Your last day to watch The IT Crowd on Netflix will be April 25, 2023.
We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (2013)
Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney presents an enthralling exploration of the enigmatic world of whistleblowers in We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks. This riveting documentary delves into the rise and fall of Julian Assange, the controversial founder of WikiLeaks, while examining the intricate web of secrecy, deception, and ethics surrounding the organization. With candid interviews and remarkable insights, Gibney masterfully unravels a captivating tale that will leave you questioning the very nature of truth and transparency.
Your last day to watch We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks on Netflix will be April 23, 2023.
Bill Nye: Science Guy (2017)
Discover the captivating life and career of America’s favorite science educator in Bill Nye: Science Guy. Directed by David Alvarado and Jason Sussberg, this intriguing documentary dives deep into Bill Nye’s journey as he evolves from a quirky TV persona to an influential advocate for science and reason. Featuring interviews with Neil deGrasse Tyson and Ann Druyan, this enlightening film sheds light on Nye’s relentless pursuit of scientific literacy and his impact on generations of curious minds.
Your last day to watch Bill Nye: Science Guy on Netflix will be April 24, 2023.
Every New Movie and Show on Netflix This Week
- April 21: A Tourist’s Guide to Love (2023); Bangarang (2021); Chokehold (2023); Indian Matchmaking (Season 3); One More Time (2023); Rough Diamonds (Season 1); The Wildflower (2022); Welcome to Eden (Season 2)
- April 22: Ada Twist, Scientist (Season 4); Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody (2022)
- April 24: Pinkfong Sing-Along Movie 2: Wonderstar Concert (2022)
- April 25: John Mulaney: Baby J (2023); Risque Business: Japan (Season 1); The Light We Carry: Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey (2023); The Hateful Eight: Extended Version (2015)
- April 26: Kiss, Kiss (2023); Love After Music (Season 1); The Good Bad Mother (Season 1); Workin Moms (Season 7)
- April 27: Firefly Lane (Season 2 – Part 2); Sharkdog (Season 3); Sweet Tooth (Season 2); The Nurse (Season 1)
Every Movie and Show Leaving Netflix This Week
Note: The dates represent your last days to watch these movies and shows.
- April 23: We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (2013)
- April 24: Bill Nye: Science Guy (2017)
- April 25: The It Crowd (Series 1-5)
- April 27: Señora Acero (Seasons 1-5)