On the program: the most extraordinary series coming in April – Come and see

The different platforms and signals have announced previews of their series for April, among which the final episodes of “Ozark” and the first batch of episodes of the last season of “Better Call Saul” stand out.

Below is a list of the most important:

Thursday 7 April

Tokyo Vice (Premiere) – HBO Max

From famed director Michael Mann (“The Last of the Mohicans”) comes this eight-episode series based on the novel of the same name by Jake Adelstein. Young Ansel Elgort takes on the lead role as an American journalist who moves to Tokyo to work for a major local newspaper.

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With the protection of a veteran detective (played by Ken Watanabe), the protagonist will begin to explore the dangerous world of the Japanese mafia known as the yakuza, learning firsthand about the corruption and deception of organized crime.

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Wednesday 13 April

Almost Happy (Season 2) – Netflix

The second season of the Argentine series, written and performed by Sebastián Wainraich, premiered, in which he gives life, with a semi-autobiographical perspective, to a neurotic and insecure radio host who tries to find himself in his adult life.

Directed by Hernán Guerschuny and with the obsessive and somewhat dramatic tone of humor that characterizes the host, the new episode will delve into the work and family conflicts that the protagonist goes through with Pilar (Natalie Pérez), his ex-partner and mother of his father. two children, who begin to mature and are confronted with their father.

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Friday 15th April

Anatomy of a Scandal (Premiere) – Netflix

Sienna Miller, Michelle Dockery and Rupert Friend lead the cast of this Netflix proposal created by David E. Kelley (“Big Little Lies”). In anthological format, the series based on the novel of the same name written by Sarah Vaughan brings to the screen several scandals within the privileged and often immoral British elites.

With a style very close to a psychological thriller, its episodes are directed by director SJ Clarkson and starring in the cast of Naomi Scott, Ben Radcliffe, Josette Simon and Jonathan Coy.

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Outer Range (Estreno) – Amazon Prime Video

Follows Royal Abbott (Josh Brolin), a rancher fighting for his land and family, who discovers a bewildering phenomenon on the edge of his Wyoming ranch. Produced by Brad Pitt, it is a very interesting mix of Western and supernatural mystery that follows the Abbott family saga. As they deal with the disappearance of a clan member and a transgenerational feud with their neighbors, the Tillersons, the appearance of a huge black hole in the middle of the field triggers a series of events with an unknown ending.

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Monday 18th April

The First Lady (Estreno) – Paramount +

Gillian Anderson, Michelle Pfeiffer and Viola Davis give life to Eleanor Roosevelt, Betty Ford and Michelle Obama, three famous first ladies of American history who testify to the backstage of the White House and the role of presidential wives in that environment.

From the perspective of its protagonists, the ten-episode series created by Aaron Cooley (“Best. Worst. Weekend. Ever.”) Traces the activities and hidden power of influence of the charismatic women who have accompanied some of the most remember the north country.

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Tuesday 19th April

Better Call Saul (part before last season) – Netflix

The spin-off series of the memorable “Breaking Bad” begins the first steps of its last season. After the delays caused by the pandemic, to which were added those resulting from the heart attack that its protagonist, Bob Odenkirk, suffered on the set, the story of how Jimmy McGill became the lawyer Saul Goodman will finally have a conclusion. .

Created by Vince Gilligan and with the return of Odenkirk, Rhea Seehorn, Jonathan Banks and Giancarlo Esposito, the drama that managed to seduce old and new fans of the original strip will premiere one episode a week.

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Thursday 21 April

The flight attendant (Temporada 2) – HBO Max

The plot led by Kaley Cuoco as the traumatized stewardess Cassie Bowden will have its continuation after a successful first installment that managed to position itself with a good number of nominations in the latest season of the American television awards.

With its particular mix of comedy, drama and suspense, the new episodes of the strip will delve into the protagonist’s problems with the law and with alcohol, who this time will also have to deal with her mother, played by the legendary Sharon Stone.

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Sunday 24 April

Barry (Season 3) – HBO and HBO Max

The black comedy series starring and created by actor and comedian Bill Hader arrives with its third batch of eight episodes in which Barry, a former hitman who travels to Los Angeles to do one of his dirty jobs, will surely try to get away from that. criminal world to act further, his new passion.

Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg, Anthony Carrigan and Henry Wrinkler are joining the cast for the season, which will also see the return of Sarah Burns, D’Arcy Carden and Michael Irby.

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GASLIT (Premiere) – Starzplay

Julia Roberts and Sean Penn star in this series directed by Matt Ross (“Captain Fantastic”) which arrives on Starzplay with its adaptation of the acclaimed “Slow Burn” podcast – by Leon Neyfakh -, which updates the story of the woman who publicly revealed the Watergate scandal from its political underbelly in the early 1970s.

The Oscar winner is Martha Mitchell, wife of the then United States Attorney General, the victim of very serious mistreatment, abuse and unusual pressure to avoid the discovery of the episode that led to the controversial resignation of Richard Nixon.

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Monday 25th April

We own this town (Estreno) – HBO and HBO Max

Created by George Pelecanos and David Simon, the masterminds behind the seminal “The Wire”, “We Own This City” is a miniseries based on the book by Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton, which chronicles the rise and fall of the members of the Special Arms Municipal Police Tracking Unit, accused of corruption. Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, the series is led by Jon Bernthal and a cast includes Wunmi Mosaku, Jamie Hector, McKinley Belcher III, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Josh Charles, Dagmara Dominczyk, Rob Brown, Don Harvey, David Corenswet, Larry Mitchell, Ian Duff, Delaney Williams and Lucas Van Engen.

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Friday 29th April

OZARK (Last episodes of the last season) – Netflix

The end of the dramatic and suspenseful streak created by Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams about the Byrde family and their dangerous involvement in drug money laundering has come to Netflix. This time around they will have to decide whether to continue in the criminal system or permanently move away from crime.

Since its premiere, the series has garnered millions of fans thanks to its compelling story and performances by famed Jason Bateman and Laura Linney as Marty and Wendy, the main couple, and young Julia Garner as Ruth, the skilled criminal who helps them in their turbulent business.

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The Offer (Estreno) – Paramount +

Shortly after half a century after the premiere of “The Godfather”, Paramount + launches this biographical series that portrays the behind the scenes of the making of that undisputed classic in the history of cinema directed by Francis Ford Coppola. The plot will be developed through the perspective of its producer, Albert Ruddy, played by Miles Teller.

Its ten episodes, created by Michael Tolkin (“Escape at Dannemora”), also feature characters such as Matthew Goode, Dan Fogler, Patrick Gallo, Giovanni Ribisi, Juno Temple and Colin Hanks.

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The list could be completed with the return of “Elite” (season 5, 4/8 on Netflix), “Fear the Walking Dead” (second half of its seventh chapter, 18 on AMC), “Russian Doll” (season 2, on Netflix on the 20th), the science fiction series “The Man Who Fell to Earth” with Chiwetel Ejiofor (on the 25th, on Paramount +) and the animated series “Undone” (season 2, on the 29th on Amazon Prime Video). ).

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