What’s new on Netflix Canada in April 2023

Highlights include Beef, Chupa, Florida Man, Seven Kings Must Die, Chimp Empire, The Diplomat, and more

The Walking Dead's Steven Yeun stars with Ali Wong in the new Netflix dramedy series "Beef", which follows two strangers who descend into an escalating vendetta after a road rage incident. It premieres on Netflix on Thursday, April 6th. (Photo: Netflix)
The Walking Dead's Steven Yeun stars with Ali Wong in the new Netflix dramedy series "Beef", which follows two strangers who descend into an escalating vendetta after a road rage incident. It premieres on Netflix on Thursday, April 6th. (Photo: Netflix)

Every month, kawarthaNOW is the only local media source to bring you a list of what’s coming to Netflix Canada. Here are a few highlights of what’s coming to Netflix in April.

If you’ve ever experienced road rage, you may to check out the new Netflix dramedy series Beef. Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead, Nope, Burning) stars as Danny, a failing contractor who almost backs into an SUV driven by Amy, an unfulfilled entrepreneur played by Ali Wong (Always Be My Maybe, Birds of Prey).

After Amy flips him off, Danny chases her through traffic, nearly killing himself and others before she almost hits him before speeding off. Danny memorizes her license plate number to find her, leading to an escalating vendetta by both that brings out their darkest impulses. Beef premieres on Netflix on Thursday, April 6th.

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For something a little lighter, there’s the Netflix family fantasy adventure film Chupa. Alex (Evan Whitten) is a shy and lonely 13-year-old boy from Kansas City who, while visiting his family in Mexico, discovers a young chupacabra hiding in his grandfather’s shed. After befriending the mythical creature, Alex and his cousins must embark on the adventure of a lifetime to save it. Chupa debuts on Netflix on Friday, April 7th.

The comedy series Florida Man from Donald Todd (Ugly Betty, This Is Us) tells the story of a struggling disgraced ex-cop (Edgar Ramírez), who is forced to return to his home state of Florida to find a Philly mobster’s runaway girlfriend. What should be a quick gig becomes a wildly spiralling journey into buried family secrets, and an increasingly futile attempt to do the right thing in a place where so much is wrong. Florida Man premieres on Netflix on Thursday, April 13th.

For fans of the Netflix British historical fiction series The Last Kingdom, the film Seven Kings Must Die wraps up the story as it follows Uhtred of Bebbanburg (Alexander Dreymon) and his comrades as they venture across a fractured kingdom in the hopes of uniting England In the wake of King Edward’s death. The film comes to Netflix on Friday, April 14th.

VIDEO: “Beef” trailer

VIDEO: “Chupa” trailer

VIDEO: “Florida Man” trailer

VIDEO: “Seven Kings Must Die” trailer

VIDEO: “Chimp Empire” trailer

Chimp Empire is a Netflix documentary exploring the complex social politics, family dynamics, and dangerous territorial disputes of the largest group of chimpanzees ever discovered, deep in the forest of Ngogo in Uganda. Narrated by Academy award winner Mahershala Ali and directed by Academy award winner James Reed (My Octopus Teacher), Chimp Empire debuts on Netflix on Wednesay, April 19th.

The new Netflix political thriller series The Diplomat stars Keri Russell (The Americans, Felicity) as Kate, as a career diplomat who, expecting to be posted in Afghanistan, instead finds herself the new U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom — a high-profile job she’s unsuited for that has tectonic implications for her political future and her marriage to Hal (Rufus Sewell), himself a brilliant diplomat and political star. Created by Debora Cahn (Homeland, The West Wing), the eight-episode series comes to Netflix on Thursday, April 20th.

Also coming to Netflix is the sixth and final season of Better Call Saul, and part two of season two of Firefly Lane.

Theatrical films coming in April include 10,000 B.C., Catwoman, How to Train Your Dragon 2, Jurassic Park, the Mission: Impossible films Fallout, Ghost Protocol, and Rogue Nation, Something’s Gotta Give, Superbad, and Wild Wild West (all on Apr. 1), 42 (Apr. 20), 8 Mile and Erin Brockovich (both on Apr. 21), and Stowaway (Apr. 22).

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VIDEO: New to Netflix Canada in April 2023

Here’s the complete list of everything coming to Netflix Canada in April, along with what’s leaving.


Coming in April (no release date specified)

  • Ex-Addicts Club (Netflix series) – A support group of five quirky strangers try to move on with their lives after breaking up with their respective exes.
  • Welcome to Eden: Season 2 (Netflix series) – With new threats on the island and no way out, the rebellion ignites an intense battle for freedom while Astrid carries out her plans for the New Eden.


Saturday, April 1

  • 10,000 B.C.
  • Catwoman
  • Click
  • Crash
  • Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax
  • Girls Trip
  • How to Train Your Dragon 2
  • Jurassic Park
  • Laurence Anyways
  • LEGO Ninjago: Season 4 Crystallized- Part 2
  • Louis Cyr, l’homme le plus fort du monde
  • The Many Saints of Newark
  • Miracles from Heaven
  • Mission: Impossible – Fallout
  • Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
  • Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation
  • New York Minute
  • Shark Tale
  • Something’s Gotta Give
  • Superbad
  • Wild Wild West
  • You Got Served
  • Zathura: A Space Adventure
  • Weathering (Netflix film) – After losing her baby and nearly her life during labour, a journalist unravels amid disturbing visions and chilling attacks as she grieves alone at home.


Sunday, April 2

  • War Sailor: Limited Series (Netflix series) – When WWII erupts, two sailors on a Norwegian merchant ship face brutal conditions as they fight to survive a conflict they were never asked to join.


Tuesday, April 4

  • My Name Is Mo’Nique (Netflix comedy) – You think you know Mo’Nique? From staring down a racist teacher to her grandmother’s sex warning, the comedy legend spills all in this stand-up special.
  • The Signing (Netflix series) – In this reality show, young Latino artists must impress music legends like Lex Borrero, Tainy and Rauw Alejandro to score the contract of a lifetime.


Wednesday, April 5

  • Lewis Capaldi: How I’m Feeling Now (Netflix documentary) – This intimate, all-access documentary chronicles Lewis Capaldi’s journey from a scrappy teen with a viral performance to a Grammy-nominated pop star.


Thursday, April 6

  • Beef (Netflix series) – A road rage incident between two strangers — a failing contractor and an unfulfilled entrepreneur — sparks a feud that brings out their darkest impulses.
  • Reminiscence


Friday, April 7

  • Chupa (Netflix film) – While visiting family in Mexico, a lonely boy befriends a mythical creature hiding on his grandfather’s ranch and embarks on the adventure of a lifetime.
  • Into the Storm
  • Kings of Mulberry Street: Let Love Reign (Netflix film) – When Granny Chetty is abducted by an evil ex-cop, Ticky and Baboo return for a wild rescue mission, complete with a prized necklace and a musical show.
  • Oh Belinda (Netflix film) – A young actor’s perfect life takes a madcap turn when she agrees to star in a commercial — and suddenly gets transported to her character’s world.
  • Thicker Than Water (Netflix series) – A journalist’s life devolves into chaos when she shields her brother from the law, inadvertently entangling her family in a drug lord’s merciless scheme.
  • Transatlantic (Netflix series) – Two Americans and their allies form a scrappy rescue operation in 1940 Marseilles to help artists, writers and other refugees fleeing Europe during WWII.


Saturday, April 8

  • Hunger (Netflix film) – A talented young street-food cook pushes herself to the limit after accepting an invitation to train under an infamous and ruthless chef.
  • Spiral: From the Book of Saw


Monday, April 10

  • CoComelon: Season 8 (Netflix family) – Fun and learning go hand and hand in this kid-friendly compilation featuring familiar tunes like “Yankee Doodle,” “Skip to My Lou” and “Hokey Pokey.”


Tuesday, April 11

  • Leanne Morgan: I’m Every Woman (Netflix comedy) – She loves Jell-O salad, her three kids and her brawny grandbaby. Leanne Morgan shares stories about her life as a wife, mother and wearer of big panties.


Wednesday, April 12

  • American Manhunt: The Boston Marathon Bombing (Netflix documentary) – The 2013 Boston Marathon bombing paralyzed a great American city on what was supposed to be its happiest day. Ten years later, this three-part series delves into the massive manhunt that followed the tragedy, as remembered by the law enforcement officials who brought the bombers to justice and the survivors caught in the crossfire.
  • Celeste Barber – Fine, thanks (Netflix comedy) – Actor and comedian Celeste Barber takes the stage in Sydney to get personal in public about marriage, mental health, celebrity-branded sex toys and more.
  • Operation: Nation (Netflix film) – A member of a nationalist group in Warsaw begins a forbidden romance with a passionate, left-wing activist, leading to a series of surprising events.
  • Smother-in-Law: Season 2 (Netflix series) – After some time in prison, nosy Isadir returns to her now-growing family — and to new friends, lovers and chances to cause trouble for Carlos and Alice.
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Thursday, April 13

  • The Boss Baby: Back in the Crib: Season 2 (Netflix family) – After exiting Baby Corp, the Boss Baby and Tina form a fledgling startup to corner an untapped market: “difficult” babies who are the hardest to love.
  • Florida Man (Netflix series) – A disgraced cop in debt is forced to return to his home state of Florida for a shady mission only to get swept up in a wild — and deadly — treasure hunt.
  • Obsession (Netflix series) – A respected London surgeon’s affair with his son’s fiancée turns into an erotic infatuation that threatens to change their lives forever.


Friday, April 14

  • Phenomena (Netflix film) – Three middle-aged women who investigate paranormal events are put to the test when their leader Father Pilón disappears. Inspired by the real Hepta Group.
  • Queenmaker (Netflix series) – After a crisis of conscience, a powerful fixer uses her skills to propel a civil rights lawyer’s mayoral campaign — and take down her former employer.
  • Queens on the Run (Netflix film) – Four best friends — and their newfound pet chicken — finally take the road trip they planned in high school. Will they manage to steer clear of trouble?
  • Seven Kings Must Die (Netflix film) – In the wake of King Edward’s death, Uhtred of Bebbanburg and his comrades adventure across a fractured kingdom in the hopes of uniting England at last.


Saturday, April 15

  • Bolduc, La
  • Doctor Cha (Netflix series) – Twenty years after leaving her medical career, a housewife returns as a first-year resident — struggling to find her footing in a job full of surprises.
  • Le mirage


Sunday, April 16

  • The Nutty Boy Part 2 (Netflix family) – Nutty Boy is an out-of-the-box kid with big ideas who loves involving everyone in his adventures — even though they don’t usually go as planned!


Monday, April 17

  • Oggy Oggy: Season 2 (Netflix family) – From the ski slopes to under the seas, Oggy Oggy and his cute kitty friends stick together through any adventure and make sure everyone’s all smiles.


Tuesday, April 18

  • Better Call Saul: Season 6
  • How to Get Rich (Netflix documentary) – Money holds power over us — but it doesn’t have to. Finance expert Ramit Sethi works with people across the US to help them achieve their richest lives.
  • Longest Third Date (Netflix documentary) – When Matt and Khani match on Hinge, sparks fly. So much so that they spontaneously fly to Costa Rica for their third date — and get stuck as the world shuts down in March 2020. An extended stay in paradise becomes the ultimate test of compatibility.


Wednesday, April 19

  • Chimp Empire (Netflix documentary) – From the Academy award-winning co-director of My Octopus Teacher and the team behind Rise of the Warrior Apes, Chimp Empire explores the fascinating world of the largest chimpanzee society ever discovered as they navigate complex social politics, family dynamics and dangerous territory disputes. Narrated by Academy Award® winner Mahershala Ali.
  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Once & Always (Netflix film) – When Rita Repulsa returns, the Power Rangers are the only ones who can stop her! But after 30 years, can the team still be the heroes the world needs?


Thursday, April 20

  • 42
  • The Diplomat (Netflix series) – In the midst of an international crisis, a career diplomat lands in a high-profile job she’s unsuited for, with tectonic implications for her marriage and her political future.
  • Tooth Pari: When Love Bites (Netflix series) – A rebellious vampire with a broken tooth falls for a shy dentist on the streets of Kolkata — but will human and mystical forces keep them apart?


Friday, April 21

  • 8 Mile
  • A Tourist’s Guide to Love (Netflix film) – Work brings an American travel executive to Vietnam, where a free-spirited tour guide helps open her eyes to a beautifully adventurous way of life.
  • Chokehold (Netflix film) – Evading a scandal, a couple from Istanbul starts over in a town on the Aegean coast — but quickly discover the locals are determined to get rid of them.
  • Erin Brockovich
  • Indian Matchmaking: Season 3 (Netflix series) – From London to New Delhi, matchmaker Sima Taparia helps more marriage-ready singles find romance while providing plenty of reality checks along the way.
  • One More Time (Netflix film) – On her 40th birthday, Amelia makes a fateful wish to be 18 again back in 2002 but soon regrets it when she’s stuck reliving the day over and over again.
  • Rough Diamonds (Netflix series) – When a prodigal son sends his family’s empire into crushing debt, his estranged brother returns to Antwerp’s diamond district to pick up the pieces.
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Saturday, April 22

  • Ada Twist, Scientist: Season 4 (Netflix family) – Ada, Iggy and Rosie add a new friend to the science squad this season: technology whiz-kid Benny B. He’s got great ideas — and a super-cool robot dog!
  • Stowaway


Tuesday, April 25

  • John Mulaney: Baby J (Netflix comedy) – Emmy-Award winning comedian, writer and actor John Mulaney is back with a brand new Netflix special, John Mulaney: Baby J, premiering globally April 25th.


Wednesday, April 26

  • The Good Bad Mother (Netflix series) – A tragic accident leaves an ambitious prosecutor with the mind of a child — forcing him and his mother to embark on a journey to heal their relationship.
  • Kiss, Kiss! (Netflix film) – Convinced he can charm any woman, a tenacious flirt sets his sights on a headstrong bride-to-be engaged to the son of an ambitious politician.
  • Love After Music (Netflix series) – No one can and no one should live without love. This biographical sseries traces the passionate life and career of iconic Argentinian rock star Fito Páez.


Thursday, April 27

  • Firefly Lane: Season 2 Part 2 (Netflix series) – For Kate and Tully, no obstacle is too big when it comes to their lifelong friendship. But is there one mistake that could tear them apart forever?
  • The Matchmaker (Netflix film) – When an office worker becomes powerfully infatuated with his office’s beautiful intern, he follows her to a desert resort beset by bizarre forces.
  • The Nurse (Netflix series) – A new nurse at a hospital begins to suspect her colleague’s desire for attention may be tied to a series of patient deaths. Based on a true story.
  • Sharkdog: Season 3 (Netflix family) – Sharkdog loves being a part of Max’s family, but he wonders if there are more Sharkdogs out there like him — and goes on a wild adventure to find out!
  • Sweet Tooth: Season 2 (Netflix series) – Gus and his fellow hybrids are held captive by the Last Men in order to find a cure for the Sick. To save his friends, Gus must find new strength as he uncovers the origins of The Great Crumble.


Friday, April 28

  • AKA (Netflix film) – A steely special ops agent finds his morality put to the test when he infiltrates a crime syndicate and unexpectedly bonds with the boss’s young son.
  • InuYasha: Season 6
  • King of Collectibles: The Goldin Touch (Netflix series) – Ken Goldin and his savvy team run the thrilling action in this series that goes inside a leading auction house specializing in rare collectibles.


Leaving Netflix Canada in April

Tuesday, April 11

  • Shrek Forever After
  • Shrek the Third

Friday, April 14

  • Despicable Me
  • Despicable Me 2

Monday, April 24

  • Bill Nye: Science Guy

Tuesday, April 25

  • The IT Crowd: Series 1-5

Thursday, April 27

  • Señora Acero: Seasons 1-5


All titles and dates are subject to change.