In April, the novelties are blooming on Disney+: a great magical adventure in Never Land, the return of Eric Judor as a jokester dad in the 2nd season of Week-end Family, Kathryn Hahn starring in an original mini-series, and more !
THE UNAVOIDABLE :
The Good Mothers – Wednesday, April 5
A series in the world of crime told from the point of view of women? This is the Italian novelty The Good Mothers, adapted from the book by journalist Alex Perry, itself based on real events.
In order to put behind bars the members of the ‘Ndrangheta, the Calabrian mafia, the prosecutor Anna Colace decides to call on the women who grew up within this dangerous and murderous clan. A very risky plan for Denise, Giuseppina and Maria Concetta, who will do everything to free themselves from the yoke of the criminal organization and build a better future for their children.
Awarded the very first Berlinale Series Award at the Berlin International Film Festival at the start of the year, the 6-episode series will be available from April 5 on Disney+.
Family weekend, season 2 – Wednesday, April 5
The platform’s very first original French production, Week-end Family is making its big comeback on Disney+ from April 5 for a 2nd season full of twists and turns.
After the meeting with Emma (Daphnée Côté-Hallé) and a difficult start, then the adventures of the Christmas episode, this new burst of episodes plunges us back into the daily life of Fred (Éric Judor) and his daughters (still camped by Liona Bordonaro, Midie Dreyfus and Roxane Barazzuol) who have grown well in one year!
Find this endearing family and many surprise guests, including the inimitable José Garcia, in the sequel to the feel-good comedy.
Tiny Beautiful Things – Friday, April 7
After making an impression in the role of Agatha Harkness in WandaVision, and before the arrival of the spin-off Agatha: Coven of Chaos, Kathryn Hahn returns to Disney+ to headline the mini-series Tiny Beautiful Things, adapted of Cheryl Strayed’s bestseller.
Very far from her incarnation of the famous witch of the Marvel universe, she camps there a mother who unfortunately seems to be at an impasse: her marriage is at the end of its rope, her teenage daughter flees her, and her writing career once promise is far behind it…
When a former colleague asks her to take over a section of letters from the heart entitled Dear Sugar, she has the feeling of not being the best placed, but ends up accepting the job. Discover her story in the 8 episodes of Tiny Beautiful Things, available from April 7 on the platform.
Peter Pan & Wendy – Friday, April 28
At the end of the month, spectators will be able to fly off to Never Land through a new adaptation of JM Barrie’s work, also inspired by Walt Disney’s great classic from 1953: Peter Pan & Wendy, an original film by David Lowery (The Green Knight).
Faced with young talents Alexander Molony and Ever Anderson in the roles of Peter Pan and Wendy, it is Jude Law (Captain Marvel) who embodies the disturbing Captain Hook. Yara Shahidi, the star of Black-ish and Grown-ish, lends her features to the famous Tinker Bell. A great thrilling adventure to experience on Disney+ from April 28!
Bespoke Renovations with Jeremy Renner – Wednesday April 12
If Jeremy Renner continues to regularly reassure fans on social networks following the serious accident he suffered on January 1, subscribers will also be able to see him again very soon on screen in the documentary series Tailor-made renovations with Jeremy Renner. In this one, he renovates out-of-service vehicles in order to make them available to local communities who need them.
Spider-Man: Far From Home – Friday, April 14
It’s one of the darlings of the public: Tom Holland’s Spider-Man is coming to Disney+ from April 14 for a school trip to Europe that couldn’t be more hectic. While a series of attacks forces him to put on his spider-man costume, Peter Parker meets a certain Mysterio… camped by Jake Gyllenhaal. It’s time to see or review Spider-Man: Far From Home!
Mrs America – Wednesday, April 19
Soon available on the platform, the mini-series Mrs America traces the emergence of the feminist movement in the United States in the 1970s and paints a portrait of major activists of the time. It brings together an impressive cast: Cate Blanchett, Rose Byrne, Uzo Aduba, Elizabeth Banks, but also Melanie Lynskey, Sarah Paulson and John Slattery.
The Secrets of the Elephants – Saturday April 22
On April 22, we will celebrate Earth Day. The opportunity for Disney + to unveil a new National Geographic documentary produced by none other than James Cameron. With The Secrets of Elephants, discover what makes these mammals so extraordinary and how similar they can sometimes be to us. In original version, subscribers will recognize Natalie Portman’s voice from the narration.
THE OTHER RELEASES OF THE MONTH:
Saturday April 1:
Sunday April 2:
Ralph & Katie
Wednesday April 5:
Conversation with the Pope
Mickey’s Magical House
Friday, April 7:
The lost treasures of Rome
Wednesday April 12:
Friday April 14:
The great forgiveness
Inside: The Boston Marathon Bombing
Wednesday April 19:
True lies: for better and for worse
Thursday April 20:
Friday April 21:
Wednesday April 26:
HPI: High Intellectual Potential, season 2
Friday April 28:
Elizabeth II: one life, one reign
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