Netflix is closing out April in the course of the ultimate week of the month with, amongst different issues, a pair of high-profile streaming releases — particularly, new batches of episodes for the collection Firefly Lane and Candy Tooth, the latter of which has managed to keep away from all the turmoil and shifting priorities which have impacted DC Studios’ numerous TV titles.
As for Firefly Lane, half two of the drama’s second and ultimate season can be simply days away — and simply one in every of one other week of thrilling new Netflix releases that we’ll take a better take a look at under.
Firefly Lane Season 2, Half 2
This coming Friday, on April 27, the ultimate seven episodes of Firefly Lane will hit Netflix, closing out a season that started again in December.
When you haven’t began the season but for no matter purpose, right here’s a few of what you’re in retailer for: For one factor, we be taught the reply, lastly, to what may have ended the 30-year friendship between the Firefly Lane ladies Kate and Tully. Kate additionally has to take care of the aftermath of Johnny’s journey to Iraq — whereas Tully is slapped with a lawsuit after strolling away from her discuss present, forcing her to start out her profession from the underside another time.
From there, Tully units off to seek out elementary solutions about her previous and her identification, together with a seek for her father (in opposition to the needs of her mom). Revisiting the 80s, in the meantime, finds Kate and Johnny first falling in love whereas Tully’s profession is on the rise. And within the 70s, the teenage variations of Kate and Tully maintain on to their friendship whereas Tully’s mom goes to jail for dealing medication, and her daughter heads out to reside together with her grandmother.
One factor has remained the identical over time, it doesn’t matter what else has modified: These ladies want one another greater than something.
Candy Tooth Season 2 + extra Netflix releases to take a look at
Additionally coming on April 27, in the meantime, is the long-awaited second season of Candy Tooth, which debuted to vital acclaim in 2021 (and nonetheless boasts a near-perfect 97% on Rotten Tomatoes).
Within the 8-episode second season, Gus and his fellow hybrids are held captive by the Final Males with a view to discover a remedy for the Sick. This requires Gus to not solely discover the energy to save lots of his pals, but in addition to uncover the origins of “The Nice Crumble.”
“As a lethal new wave of the Sick bears down,” Netflix explains, “Gus (Christian Convery) and a band of fellow hybrids are held prisoner by Normal Abbot (Neil Sandilands) and the Final Males.
“Seeking to consolidate energy by discovering a remedy, Abbot makes use of the kids as fodder for the experiments of captive Dr. Aditya Singh (Adeel Akhtar), who’s racing to save lots of his contaminated spouse Rani (Aliza Vellani). To guard his pals, Gus agrees to assist Dr. Singh, starting a darkish journey into his origins and his mom Birdie’s (Amy Seimetz) position within the occasions main as much as The Nice Crumble.”
This Netflix launch, as a reminder, is produced by Warner Bros. Tv and is predicated on the DC comedian e-book collection by Jeff Lemire. Candy Tooth can be executive-produced by Jim Mickle, Susan Downey, Robert Downey, Jr., Amanda Burrell, and Linda Moran.
In the meantime, the remainder of the Netflix releases that can dominate the platform over the following a number of days embrace the next:
Workin’ Mothers Season 7: I can possibly depend on one hand the variety of high-profile Netflix collection which have made it previous six seasons.
The CBC comedy Workin’ Mothers — from star, creator, government producer, and author Catherine Reitman — is a type of collection. It’s a hilarious take a look at the lives of a gaggle of recent working moms and pals who’re dealing, every in their very own approach, with the struggles of returning to the workforce whereas balancing their household and love lives. Launch date: April 26.
A Vacationer’s Information to Love: We previewed this romantic comedy starring Rachael Leigh Cook dinner final week, and it’s now accessible to stream.
From the official Netflix logline for this launch: “After an sudden breakup, a journey government (Rachael Leigh Cook dinner) accepts an project to go undercover and be taught in regards to the vacationer trade in Vietnam. Alongside the best way, she finds journey and romance together with her Vietnamese ex-pat tour information (Scott Ly) after they determine to reroute the tour bus with a view to discover life and love off the crushed path.”
Two Spanish-language Netflix releases
By way of what else is hitting Netflix subsequent week, there are additionally two Spanish-language collection that I anticipate to have a major quantity of viewership. Each of them additionally, coincidentally, have a music connection.
Welcome to Eden Season 2
First up — and now streaming, in actual fact — is Season 2 of Welcome to Eden, a present that first debuted round this time final yr and boasted a solid jam-packed with younger Spanish celebrities and singers.
On this present, a gaggle of younger, engaging, and social media-obsessed younger folks is shipped a cryptic textual content (which reads “Are you content?”) in an try to lure them to an influencer-filled and alcohol-soaked occasion on a distant island. The occasion is organized by a brand new drink model. And, there, a propulsive digital music soundtrack, tons of dancing, and implied intercourse mix for what appears to be an unforgettable free-for-all.
The twist? Organizers have chosen a handful of attendees forward of time, designating them as unable to depart. From Netflix’s logline for the brand new season: “With new threats on the island and no approach out, the rise up ignites an intense battle for freedom whereas Astrid carries out her plans for the New Eden.”
Love After Music
Lastly: Argentina is the birthplace of so many icons of Latin American rock, one in every of whom is Fito Paez. He’s a music famous person who, simply months after scooping up a brand new batch of trophies on the twenty third Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas, would be the topic of a brand new collection coming to Netflix: The 8-episode El Amor Despues del Amor, additionally identified by its English title of Love After Music, which dramatizes his the life and profession.
This launch, which hits the streaming large on April 26, guarantees a Bohemian Rhapsody-style epic remedy of probably the most important Argentina musicians of all time. It should additionally embrace portrayals of Charly Garcia, Luis Spinetta, Fabiana Cantilo, and Juan Carlos Baglietto.
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