By Masala Magazine
Check out Masala’s recommended list of upcoming Netflix releases to binge this month!
For A Girly Sleepover: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Part 2)
It was one of the biggest hits on the streaming platform and now everyone’s favourite adolescent witch is returning to Netflix for the second half of season one with 10 thrilling episodes. After pledging herself to follow the Dark Lord in the finale of the first half, Sabrina (played by a newly platinum-blonde Kiernan Shipka) now has to navigate a new way of life, while coming up against some newfound enemies. Prepare to be enchanted!
Release Date: April 5th
For A Visually Captivating Cinematic Experience: Our Planet
If you loved The Blue Planet (2001), get ready for Our Planet, helmed by the same team who brings you another stunning docu-series on the wonders of our world. Narrated by the one and only David Attenborough, the eight-part show will feature some of the most exotic and unique habitats. Filmed in 50 countries over four years, the series hopes to raise awareness on the impact of our actions on the planet, inspiring us to protect the fragile natural ecosystem.
Release Date: April 5th
When You Need A Dose of Self-Empowerment: Special
If you could be anything you want, who would you choose to be? Based on Ryan O’Connell’ part-memoir, I’m Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves, this new eight-episode comedy series stars Ryan as himself, a gay man born with cerebral palsy. Having spent his whole life wishing he could fit in, Ryan decides to create a new identity as an accident victim, and heads off to live the life he has always dreamed of. Touching on the perils of modern dating culture, this heart-warming dramedy will remind you that the only limitations are your own fears and self-doubt
Release Date: April 12th
If You’re Going Through A Rough Break-up and Need Some Feel-Good Vibes: Someone Great
We are all looking for that special someone, but what happens when the future you were so certain about suddenly gets taken from you? That’s exactly the predicament that befalls Jenny (charmingly played by everyone’s favourite ex-virgin Gina Rodriguez), who also produces the film. Reeling over the end of a nine- year relationship, Jenny decides to take matters into her own hands and heads to New York City with her two best friends for one last outrageous adventure before starting her new job. You can expect plenty of heartfelt moments and a poignant examination of what it means to find yourself.
Release Date: April 19th