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What’s coming and going on Netflix in April

April is upon us and it’s no joke, Netflix content will come and go as usual.

Unfortunately, there are a bunch of big departures happening in April. Multiple seasons of TV favorites like “Firefly,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Angel,”  “The X-Files,” “House,” “Bones,” “Ally McBeal” and “Roswell” are all leaving in April so binge-watch these while you still can.

Movie departures include the “Superman” movies, “The Usual Suspects,” “Vanilla Sky” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.” But fear not, a whole slew of great content will surely fill the void.

Disney’s “The BFG” (2016)

Last month’s Disney’s Netflix highlight should’ve been Steven Spielberg’s live-action movie adaptation of Roald Dahl’s novel “The BFG.” Originally scheduled for March 15, the Netflix debut of “The BFG” was pushed back to April due to a “licensing issue.”

This 2016 flick tells the story of the friendship between a girl named Sophia and the titular BFG (Big Friendly Giant). Unlike the other man-eating giants of their magical world, the mysterious BFG turns out to be a benevolent soul. This a classic tale the whole family will enjoy.

Disney’s “The BFG” will finally loom large on April 6.

Bill Nye Saves the World: Season 1

Everyone’s favorite science guy, Bill Nye, will debut his brand new Netflix-produced talk show “Bill Nye Saves the World” next month.

Nye will bring in various experts and famous personalities as guests to talk about science and how it touches various aspects of society such as politics and popular culture. The first season will tackle topics like climate change, alternative medicine, video games, and sex, with a scientific twist.

Bill Nye starts saving the world on April 21.

Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

2016’s critically acclaimed stop-motion fantasy epic “Kubo and the Two Strings” is on its way to Netflix this April to put its magical spell on the whole family.

Made by the famed animation studio Laika, this movie recounts the tale of Kubo, a young boy who accidentally summons the old vengeful spirit, the Moon King, from the past.

With the help of his new friends Monkey and Beetle, Kubo must start a perilous journey and learn about his family’s legacy in order to secure his late father’s magical armor, the one thing he needs to defeat the Moon King and his minions.

“Kubo and the Two Strings” features the voices of Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey and Ralph Fiennes and it starts enchanting Netflix subscribers on April 8.

Other noteworthy additions

Other great additions in April include the Netflix relaunch of “Mystery Science Theater,” part two of “The Get Down,” controversial show “Dear White People,” fashion mogul Sophia Amoruso’s biopic “GirlBoss” and a new Adam Sandler movie “Sandy Wexler.”

Old classics like “Schindler’s List,” “Gremlins,” “Cool Runnings,” “Tropic Thunder” and “The Prestige” are also set to grace the streaming giant’s lineup next month.

Arriving on Netflix in April

April 1

  • A Weekend with the Family (2016)
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  • Across the Universe (2007)
  • An American Tail (1986)
  • An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)
  • An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (1999)
  • Boy Bye (2016)
  • Born To Be Free (2016)
  • Cool Runnings (1993)
  • Good Witch: Season 2 (2016)
  • Gremlins (1984)
  • Only for One Night (2016)
  • Richard Pryor: Live & Smokin’ (1971)
  • Scooby-Doo (2002)
  • Schindler’s List (1993)
  • Something’s Gotta Give (2003)
  • Thunderstruck (2012)
  • Wynonna Earp: Season 1 (2016)
  • Trouble with the Curve (2012)
  • Tropic Thunder (2008)
  • The Tenth Man (2016)

April 2

  • The D Train (2015)

April 4

  • Chewing Gum: Season 2—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
  • Louis C.K. 2017—NETFLIX ORIGINAL

April 6

  • Disney’s The BFG (2016)

April 7

  • Dawn of the Croods: Season 3—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
  • The Get Down: Part 2—NETFLIX ORIGINAL

April 8

  • Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

April 10

  • Documentary Now!: Season 2 (2016)

April 11

  • Kevin Hart: What Now (2016)

April 12

  • DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Season 2 (2016)

April 14

  • Chelsea: Season 2—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
  • El Elegido (2017)
  • Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return—NETFLIX ORIGINAL

April 15

  • Disney’s Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)

April 18

  • Lucas Brothers: On Drugs—NETFLIX ORIGINAL

April 19

  • A Plastic Ocean

April 21

  • Bill Nye Saves the World: Season 1—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
  • Girlboss: Season 1—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
  • Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On: Season 1—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
  • Tales by Light: Season 2—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
  • The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show: Season 4—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
  • The Prestige (2006)

April 22

  • The Great British Baking Show: Masterclass: Seasons 1–3 (2016)
  • The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

April 23

  • Liv and Maddie: Season 4 (2016)
  • Phantom (2013)

April 25

  • Long Nights Short Mornings (2016)

April 25

  • Disney’s Queen of Katwe (2016)
  • The 101-Year-Old Man Who Skipped Out on the Bill and Disappeared—NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM
  • Vir Das: Abroad Understanding—NETFLIX ORIGINAL

April 26

  • Real Rescues: Seasons 6–7 (2012)
  • Trust (2010)

April 27

  • Las Chicas del Cable: Season 1—NETFLIX ORIGINAL

April 28

  • A Murder in the Park (2014)
  • Casting JonBenet—NETFLIX ORIGINAL
  • Dear White People: Season 1—NETFLIX ORIGINAL

April 30

  • Sofia the First: Season 3 (2015)

Leaving Netflix in April

April 1

  • Ally McBeal: Seasons 1–5
  • Angel: Seasons 1–5
  • Better Off Ted: Season 1
  • Barbershop 2: Back in Business
  • Bones: Seasons 1–4
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Seasons 1–7
  • Chaplin
  • Dollhouse: Season 1
  • Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  • Firefly
  • House, M.D.: Seasons 1–8
  • Lie to Me: Season 1
  • Menace II Society
  • Resident Evil: Extinction
  • Rosewell: Seasons 1–3
  • Snow Day
  • Stomp the Yard
  • Superman II
  • Superman III
  • Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
  • Superman Returns
  • Superman: The Movie
  • The Agony and the Ecstasy
  • The Boys from Brazil
  • The Escapist
  • The Princess Bride
  • The Riches: Seasons 1–2
  • The Usual Suspects
  • The X-Files: Seasons 1–9
  • Vanilla Sky

April 3

  • Collateral Damage
  • The Circle

April 7

  • Legit: Season 2
  • Wilfred: Season 4

April 9

  • Hero

April 10

  • Legit: Season 1
  • Flower Girl

April 14

  • The Lazarus Effect

April 15

  • A Fantastic Fear of Everything

April 17

  • American Dad! Season 6

April 26

  • The Nutty Professor 2: Facing the Fear

April 30

  • Under the Tuscan Sun
  • The Mirror
  • Born to Defense
  • The Defender

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