All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from Friday 12th April 2019)

One of the great things about Netflix is their Netflix Original content – be it films or series made by Netflix themselves or exclusive content available only on Netflix after it airs on regular TV. Every week we will give you a round-up of the new Netflix Originals becoming available in the next week. We will aim to post every week on Thursday evening with what will be available over the coming week. Perfect if you’re looking to check out what new Originals are available to watch over your weekend or if you’re planning a week-long Netflix binge watch! This area is exclusively for Netflix Originals, for general Netflix additions and removals or to view the current full catalogue check out your regional New On Netflix website.

Love Netflix Originals? Well here’s our list of ‘Top Picks’ for this week. Check out the trailers below and let us know what you’re looking forward to this week -full list of this week’s additions and regional availability at the end of the post. Netflix aren’t always that clear about geographical availability so please bear with us as we try to be as precise as possible about where Netflix Originals will be available. If in doubt titles will be listed simply as [Original]. 

A Land Imagined

Set in Singapore, a police detective suffering from insomnia, investigates the mysterious disappearance of a young Chinese construction worker from a Singapore land reclamation firm. The detective must delve deep into the psyche of the introverted man if he is to uncover the truth of his whereabouts.

Available regionally from Friday 12th April 2019

Huge In France

‘Gad Elmaleh’ (played by himself) is recognised as a talented French comedian everywhere he goes. Until that is, he isn’t in France. When Elmaleh travels to the U.S to reunite with his teenage son and stand up to his responsibilities as a father, he did not expect to meet such difficulties. His son has a stepdad figure who is physically everything Gad is not but worst of all, nobody knows who Gad is. Determined to rebuild his relationship with his son, Elmaleh commits to a new life in America, despite being a nobody, in this easily watchable eight-episode comedy series.

Available globally from Friday 12th April 2019

The Perfect Date

‘The Stand-In’ app is the brainchild of high school student Brooks Rattigan (Noah Centineo) in an attempt to fund his Yale college aspirations. The app gives girls what they want in the form of ‘The Perfect Date’ whatever they are looking for, for any event, Brooks provides them with a well-presented date who is the perfect gent. What he doesn’t count on is falling in love!

Available globally from Friday 12th April 2019

Special

Ryan O’Connell has Cerebral Palsy. Ryan O’Connell is gay. Ryan O’Connell is tired of being defined by both whilst pretending to be neither. As O’Connell sets out to get the ordinary life he wants and deserves, there is bound to be hardship and obstacles but laughing along the way is essential. Based on his 2015 memoir ‘I’m Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves’ O’Connell is the writer, executive producer and lead actor in the eight-episode comedy series that arrives this week.

Available globally from Friday 12th April 2019

No Good Nick

Starring ‘Siena Agudong’ as 13-year-old Nicole (aka Nick) and ‘Melissa Joan Hart’ as Liz. For teenage grifter Nick, the long-con has never been easier as she infiltrates a family, claiming to be a long lost relative. What she didn’t bank on was actually liking them. Can she see the plan through or will she have to abandon ship? The first ten episodes will be added to Netflix this week.

Available globally from Monday 15th April 2019

Homecoming: A Film By Beyonce

Beyonce Knowles-Carter performed at the 2018 ‘Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival’ in California as the first-ever black female artist to headline the event which has been running since 1993. The performance, which paid homage to the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) received phenomenal critical acclaim. The film follows the whole process from conception to the performance and is directed by Beyonce herself. The trailer is set to the audio of an interview with Maya Angelou.

Available from Thursday 18th April 2019

Here’s the full list of additions to the Netflix Original content from Friday 12th April 2019 – Thursday 18th April 2019.

Friday 12th April 2019
“A Land Imagined” Film[Original]
“Francesco de Carlo: Cose di Questo Mondo” Stand Up Comedy Special [Global Original]
“Huge In France” Series (Season One) [Global Original]
“Mighty Little Bheem”
Kids Animated Series (Season One) [Global Original]
“The Perfect Date”
Film [Global Original]
“Special” Series (Season One) [Global Original]
“A Quien Te Ileveriras A Una Isla Desierta (aka Who Would You Take To A Deserted Island?)”
Series [Global Original]
Monday 15th April 2019
“No Good Nick” Series (Part One) [Global Original]
Tuesday 16th April 2019
“Super Monsters Furever Friends” Film [Original]
“Homecoming: A film by Beyonce” Film [Global Original]
Wednesday 17th April 2019
“Franco Escamilla: Bienvenido Al Mundo” Stand Up Comedy Special [Global Original]
Thursday 18th April 2019
“My First First Love” Series (Season One) [Global Original]

A number of series have been given the go-ahead for subsequent seasons this year. Check out the coming soon page on our websites (UK, USA, Can, Aus) to find out which new seasons will arrive in your region in 2019.  

Thanks for visiting and let us know in the comments what you’ve enjoyed (and what you haven’t) and what new Netflix Originals and season updates you’re looking forward to. Don’t forget to check out the blog next week on Thursday evening (18th April 2019) at our usual time of 8.15pm for more information and throughout the week for updates and general news.–

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