April is officially here, and that means a new month of new series debuting throughout the month. From animation, spy thriller, video game adaptation to true crime, there’s a range of shows to look forward to this month. Here are 8 new series to watch in April 2024.

Ripley (April 4)

Cast: Andrew Scott, Dakota Fanning, Johnny Flynn, Maurizio Lombardi, Eliot Sumner, Margherita Buy, John Malkovich

Synopsis: “A grifter is drawn into a world of wealth and privilege after taking a unique job in Italy. But to seize the life he wants, he must build a web of lies.”

Where to watch: Netflix

Sugar (April 4)

Cast: Colin Farrell, Kirby, Amy Ryan, James Cromwell, Anna Gunn, Dennis Boutsikaris, Nate Corddry, Alex Hernandez, Sydney Chandler

Synopsis:Sugar is a contemporary, unique take on one of the most popular and significant genres in literary, motion picture and television history: the private detective story. Academy Award nominee Colin Farrell stars as John Sugar, an American private investigator on the heels of the mysterious disappearance of Olivia Siegel, the beloved granddaughter of legendary Hollywood producer Jonathan Siegel. As Sugar tries to determine what happened to Olivia, he will also unearth Siegel family secrets; some very recent, others long-buried.”

Where to watch: Apple TV+

Mary & George (April 5)

Cast: Julianne Moore, Nicholas Galitzine, Tony Curran, Laurie Davidson, Sean Gilder, Mark O’Halloran, Pearl Chanda, Trine Dyrholm, Niamh Algar

Synopsis:Mary & George is an audacious historical psychodrama starring Academy Award-winner Julianne Moore and Nicholas Galitzine, about a treacherous mother and son who schemed, seduced and killed to conquer the Court of England and the bed of King James I.”

Where to watch: Starz

Fallout (April 11)

Cast: Ella Purnell, Aaron Moten, Walton Goggins, Kyle MacLachlan, Moisés Arias, Sarita Choudhury, Michael Emerson, Leslie Uggams, Frances Turner, Dave Register, Zach Cherry, Johnny Pemberton

Synopsis: “Based on one of the greatest video game series of all time, Fallout is the story of haves and have-nots in a world in which there’s almost nothing left to have. 200 years after the apocalypse, the gentle denizens of luxury fallout shelters are forced to return to the irradiated hellscape their ancestors left behind — and are shocked to discover an incredibly complex, gleefully weird and highly violent universe waiting for them.”

Where to watch: Prime Video

The Sympathizer (April 14)

Cast: Hoa Xuande, Fred Nguyen Khan, Alan Trong, Robert Downey Jr., Sandra Oh, Kieu Chinh, Vy Le, Duy Nguyễn 

Synopsis: “Near the end of the Vietnam War, a spy who was embedded in the South Vietnam army flees to the United States and takes up residence in a refugee community, where he continues to gather intelligence and report back to the Viet Cong.”

Where to watch: HBO, Max

Under the Bridge (April 17)

Cast: Lily Gladstone, Izzy G, Vritika Gupta, Riley Keough, Chloe Guidry, Michael Buie, Archie Panjabi, Ezra Farouke Khan, Javon Walton, Aiyana Goodfellow, Anoop Desai

Synopsis:Under the Bridge is based on acclaimed author Rebecca Godfrey’s book about the 1997 true story of fourteen-year old Reena Virk (Vritika Gupta) who went to join friends at a party and never returned home. Through the eyes of Godfrey (Riley Keough) and a local police officer (Lily Gladstone), the series takes us into the hidden world of the young girls accused of the murder — revealing startling truths about the unlikely killer.”

Where to watch: Hulu

Knuckles (April 26)

Cast: Idris Elba, Adam Pally, Cary Elwes, Edi Patterson, Scott Mescudi, Stockard Channing, Ellie Taylor, Julian Barratt, Ben Schwartz, Tika Sumpter, Rory McCann, Christopher Lloyd, Colleen O’Shaughnessey

Synopsis: “The new live-action series will follow Knuckles (Idris Elba) on a hilarious and action-packed journey of self-discovery as he agrees to train Wade (Adam Pally) as his protégé and teach him the ways of the Echidna warrior. The series takes place between the films Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and Sonic the Hedgehog 2.

Where to watch: Paramount+

The Veil (April 30)

Cast: Elisabeth Moss, Josh Charles, Dali Benssalah, Yumna Marwan, Haluk Bilginer, Alec Secareanu, Thibault de Montalembert, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, James Purefoy, Joana Ribeiro

Synopsis:The Veil is a spy thriller that explores the surprising and fraught relationship between two women who play a deadly game of truth and lies on the road from Istanbul to Paris and London. One woman has a secret, the other a mission to reveal it before thousands of lives are lost. In the shadows, the CIA and French DGSE must work together to avert potential disaster.”

Where to watch: Hulu


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