Netflix just released a trailer for half of the new content coming to the streaming service in April. Unlike in past months, the trailer is not only subdivided by category but it also only covers what is coming to the platform from April 1 to 15. Don’t worry! If you can’t wait to learn about what awesome comedies are coming in the second half of April we have you covered. We won’t hide the new Kevin Hart or Anthony Jeselnik comedy specials from you. Laughspin brings you all the comedies coming to Netflix.
New Netflix Original Movies
Unicorn Store coming April 5
Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson star in this film not titled Captain Marvel. Unicorn Store follows a twenty-something-year-old dreamer as she receives an invitation to fulfill her childhood wishes. While the film was made in 2017, it seems it has finally found a distributor thanks to Netflix.
The Perfect Date coming April 12
This romcom follows a young hunk who makes a dating app where you can pay him to be a stand-in boyfriend. The film stars Noah Centineo who made a splash in To All the Boys I’ve Ever Loved and Sierra Burgess Is a Loser, also Netflix Originals.
Someone Great coming April 12
Gina Rodriguez and Lakeith Stanfield star in this comedy about an aspiring music journalist’s last days in New York. From writer/director Jennifer Kaytin Robinson, Someone Great is a comedy about friendship, love, and being an adult. The trailer is out and teases performances by Jaboukie Young-White, RuPaul, and Michelle Buteau.
Netflix Original Series
Cuckoo: Season 5 coming April 19
Cuckoo is coming back for its fifth season next month. The British series stars Greg Davies of Inbetweeners fame and Taylor Lautner with appearances by Andy Samberg who plays the titular Cuckoo.
Huge in France coming April 12
Huge in France follows French comedian Gad Elmaleh as he moves to Los Angeles to reconnect with his teenage son. The scripted series focuses on Elmaleh learning to live without the perks of celebrity that he enjoyed back home—mimicking his move to the states from France as a comedian when he had to start over professionally.
Special coming April 12
Based on the memoir I’m Special: and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves, Special follows a young gay man with cerebral palsy as he tries to get what he really wants. Ryan O’Connell, the author of I’m Special, stars.
Samantha!: Season 2 coming April 19
This Brazilian series is back for a second season. The first season follows the story of a former child star who clings to celebrity. Starring Emanuelle Araújo, Samantha! is a zany show about the spotlight and family.
Pinky Malinky: Part 2 coming April 22
Pinky Malinky is one of those children’s shows that adults might enjoy. The goofy comedy follows a hot dog named Pinky and his best friends.
I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson coming April 23
Andy Samberg produces this new sketch show starring Tim Robinson. Every episode, Robinson tries to push a guest to want to leave. Directed by Akiva Schaffer, the show promises to be a new take on sketch comedy.
Bonding coming April 24
Loosely based on the real-life experiences of You’re the Worst’s Rightor Doyle, Bonding follows an NYC dominatrix and her high school BFF as they navigate the world of BDSM. This dark comedy stars Brendan Scannell and Zoe Levin. The series was originally made by blackpills, but now Bonding is being distributed as a Netflix ‘original.’
Netflix Stand-up Specials
Kevin Hart: Irresponsible coming April 2
For Kevin Hart’s first Netflix stand-up special, the comedian filmed Irresponsible in front of a sold-out live audience of over 15,000 people at the O2 Arena in London. Hart premiered a Black History Month special in February, but this will be a return to stand-up.
Anthony Jeselnik: Fire in the Maternity Ward coming April 30
— Anthony Jeselnik (@anthonyjeselnik) March 18, 2019
Anthony Jeselnik: Fire in the Maternity Ward will feature Anthony Jeselnik’s trademark taboo and critical comedy style. This is Jeselnik’s second Netflix comedy special after 2015’s Thoughts and Prayers.
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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood coming April 1
Penelope coming April 1
Pineapple Express coming April 1
P.S. I Love You coming April 1
Spy Kids coming April 1
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants coming April 1
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 coming April 1
New Girl: Season 7 coming April 10
The Ugly Truth coming April 25
The Sapphires coming April 26