What’s Hot in April – New to Netflix, Paramount+, Stan and the Movie & TV Stores

Andrew Buckle,

Check out what’s hot in April across Fetch. From blockbuster movies, to beloved TV series making a return, to huge streaming premieres as well as the return of one of the biggest shows on free-to-air TV.

Here’s a taste of what you can look forward to.

Belfast

Fetch Movie Store

Buy 6 Apr. Rent 20 Apr.

Nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director (Kenneth Branagh), Best Supporting Actress (Judi Dench) and Best Supporting Actor (Ciaran Hinds), this semi-autobiographical film is shot in stunning black-and white. The charming coming-of-age story chronicles the life of a working class family and their young son’s childhood during the tumult of the late 1960s in the Northern Ireland capital.

A Discovery of Witches Season 3

Fetch TV Store

Buy episodes or the season 10 Apr.

In the third and final series of A Discovery of Witches – based on the `All Souls’ novel trilogy, written by Deborah Harkness – Matthew (Matthew Goode, Downtown Abbey) and Diana (Teresa Palmer, Hacksaw Ridge) return from their trip to 1590 to find tragedy at Sept-Tours. As their enemies gear up against them they must find the missing pages from the Book of Life before it’s too late.

Sydney Harbour Force Season 1

Fetch Knowledge Pack

Watch on Discovery from 11 Apr.

In this exciting new local series we follow the struggles and triumphs of a dedicated law-enforcement team policing the largest – and one of the busiest – natural harbours on the planet. The iconic living and breathing waterway buzzes with activity year-round, with harbour ferries, cruise ships, party boats, cruising yachts and tall ships all relying on it each and every day.

2022 NBA Playoffs

Fetch Vibe Pack

Watch on ESPN. Play-in Tournament starts 13 Apr.

Get ready for all of the excitement of the NBA Playoffs on ESPN, after the first 82-game regular season in three years. Can the team that has held the NBA’s best record for most of the season, the Phoenix Suns, go one step further than last year or will the Golden State Warriors spoil their dream run? Can the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks win one of the most competitive Eastern conferences in years, including the red hot Boston Celtics and the talented Philadelphia 76ers, who acquired James Harden at the trade deadline?

MasterChef Australia: Fans & Faves

Channel 10

Watch from 18 Apr.

The most popular cooking show on TV will return for it’s 14th season this month. The format, to be known as Fans & Favourites, will feature 12 new contestants and 12 former contestants, including Julie Goodwin, Alvin Quah, Sarah Todd and Michael Weldon.

The First Lady

Paramount+

Watch from 18 Apr.

In the East Wing of the White House, many of history’s most impactful and world-changing decisions have been hidden from view, made by America’s charismatic, complex and dynamic first ladies. Viola Davis stars as Michelle Obama, Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford, Gillian Anderson as Eleanor Roosevelt.

Better Call Saul Season 6

Stan

Watch from 19 Apr.

Better Call Saul’s final season concludes the complicated journey and transformation of its compromised hero, Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk), into criminal lawyer Saul Goodman. From the cartel to the courthouse, from Albuquerque to Omaha, season six tracks Jimmy, Saul and Gene as well as Jimmy’s complex relationship with Kim (Rhea Seehorn), who is in the midst of her own existential crisis.

Russian Doll Season 2

Netflix

Watch from 20 Apr.

Little is known about the second season of this brain-burning comedy, but the first season was an unexpected delight. Natasha Lyonne stars as Nadia, a young woman who is on a journey to be the guest of honor at a party in New York City. But she gets caught in a mysterious loop as she repeatedly attends the same event and dies at the end of the night each time — only to awaken the next day unharmed as if nothing had happened.

Uncharted

Fetch Movie Store

Buy 27 Apr. Rent 11 May.

Based on the popular video game series of the same name. Treasure hunter Victor “Sully” Sullivan (Mark Wahlberg) recruits street-smart Nathan Drake (Tom Holland) to help him recover a 500-year-old lost fortune amassed by explorer Ferdinand Magellan. What starts out as a heist soon becomes a globe-trotting, white-knuckle race to reach the prize before the ruthless Santiago Moncada (Antonio Banderas) can get his hands on it.

The Offer

Paramount+

Watch from 29 Apr.

This biographical drama series is inspired by Oscar-winning producer Albert S. Ruddy’s never-before-revealed experiences of making The Godfather. Stars Miles Teller, Juno Temple, Giovanni Ribisi, Matthew Goode and Dan Fogler.

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