The best shows and movies coming to Netflix and Stan this April

29 Mar 2018

As the number of shows and movies available to stream on Stan and Netflix continues to grow each month, it can be tough keeping up with all the new additions.

To help reduce the amount of time you spend scrolling trying to find the perfect show to fall asleep to (we’re only half joking) – we’ve compiled a list of the top shows and movies set to be added to both Netflix and Stan in April 2018.


Netflix Australia has big plans for 2018, with a number of high-profile shows and movies confirmed for release and April is testament to this, with a stacked lineup of new content.

To make your life that little bit easier, here are some of our highlights for April

  • The Lobster (April 1)
  • The Bourne Identity (April 1)
  • The Bourne Legacy (April 1)
  • The Undateables: Series 1 – 3 (April 1)
  • Baby Mama (April 1)
  • Interstellar (April 5)
  • Bill Nye: Science Guy (April 25)
Original series
  • From the highly anticipated debuts of Fastest Car, to the return of fan favourite Riverdale, April is shaping up to be an exciting month in terms of Netflix Originals.
  • Our personal favourite this month is without a doubt, The Alienst which takes place in late 19th century New York City and centers on a police investigation attempting to solve a number of mysterious murders gripping the city - enjoy!
  • The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale (Weekly from April 1)
  • Black Lightning: Season Season 1 (April 3)
  • Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments: Season 3 (April 4)
  • Fastest Car: Season 1 (April 6)
  • My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman: Jay Z (April 6)
  • Troy: Fall of a City: Season 1 (April 6)
  • Dynasty: Season 1 (Weekly from April 7)
  • Lost In Space: Season 1 (April 13)
  • Four Season In Havana: Season 1 (April 15)
  • The Chalet: Season 19 (April 17)
  • The Alienist: Season 1 (April 19)
  • Rivderdale: Season 2 (Weekly from April 19)
  • Dope: Season 2 (April 20)
  • Superstition: Season 1 (April 29)


  • Our personal favourite set to arrive this month is no without a doubt the 4K masterpiece that is Planet Earth II, which is arguably David Attenborough's finest piece of work to date. If Animal documentaries don’t float your boat , check out the rest of our April highlights below.
  • Planet Earth II (April 1)
  • Doctor Who: Season 10 (April 1)
  • Billions: Season 3 (weekly starting from April 2)
  • Will and Grace (April 6)
  • RuPaul's Drag Race: Season 10 (weekly starting from April 6)
  • RuPaul's Drag Race Untucked: Season 10 (weekly starting from April 6)
  • Bananas in Pajamas: Season 2 (April 7)
  • Natural Sciences (April 14)
  • Red Dawn (April 19)
  • Happy i40 (April 26)
  • I Promise You Anarchy (April 28)
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