Everything Coming to Netflix the Week of April 5, 2021

Octavia Spencer and Melissa McCarthy star as superheroes in Thunder Force. Netflix

This week, Netflix original content dominates the new drop. But from a tribute to country icon, Dolly Parton, to the superhero comedy, Thunder Force, starring Octavia Spencer and Melissa McCarthy, there’s something for everyone.

If you want to get a sneak peek at what’s hitting your profile this week, here’s the full rundown:

  • April 5:

    • Coded Bias: This film explores the discovery that facial recognition technology has a racial bias.
    • Family Reunion: Part 3: The third part of this series about a family relocating to Georgia.
  • April 6:

    • The Last Kids on Earth: Happy Apocalypse to You: In this interactive animated film, kids can help Jack battle monsters.
  • April 7:

    • The Big Day: Collection 2: This documentary-meets-reality series showcases engaged Indian couples throwing huge wedding celebrations.
    • Dolly Parton: A MusiCares Tribute: Parton is honored by the music business in this documentary, which features performances from other famous artists.
    • Snabba Cash: A business student in love with a wealthy heiress turns to crime to maintain his lifestyle.
    • This Is A Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist: Find out how two men were able to steal a fortune in art from a Boston museum in this documentary.
    • The Wedding Coach: Comedian Jamie Lee helps engaged couples work through the stresses of wedding planning.
  • April 8:

    • The Way of the Househusband: This anime follows a former yakuza member who becomes a househusband.
  • April 9:

    • Have You Ever Seen Fireflies?: An older woman recounts her life amid social and political change.
    • Night in Paradise: A former gangster hiding out on Jeju Island meets a young woman with her own issues
    • Thunder Force: Octavia Spencer and Melissa McCarthy star as superheroes in this comedy.
  • April 10:

    • The Stand-In: Drew Barrymore stars as a woman who stands in for an actress so she can get out of doing community service.
  • April 11:

    • Diana: The Interview That Shook the World: The iconic 1995 Princess Diana interview with Martin Bashir.