10 upcoming web series to watch out for in April 2021

After many big announcements of new web series by various OTT platforms, this new month will be full of binge-worthy streaming. The new shows are brewed with fresh stories and challenging ideas to keep you hooked to your screens.

Here is a list of 10 upcoming web series to hold a spot on your watchlist in April 2021:

The Serpent

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Tahar Rahim, Jenna Coleman, Billy Howle, Ellie Bamber

Inspired by true events, The Serpent is a crime-drama that follows the story of Charles Sobhraj, a serial killer. The eight-episode web series outlines the attempts to catch Asia’s most notorious killer. His most common preys are young tourists and he is confident enough to never get caught.

Release Date: April 2

Red Bull SpotLight

Available on: MX Player

Cast: Divine, Naezy, Emiway Bantai, Dee MC

Red Bull Spotlight is a six-part web series to showcase the competition held between India’s upcoming rappers. The show will feature eight contestants selected from different cities and mentored by some of the popular names in the hip-hop industry like Sez On The Beat, Dopeadelicz, MC Kode, Devil, Brodha V and Sofia Ashraf.

One of the emerging rappers will win the title of India’s next big rap star.

Release Date: April 2

Snabba Cash

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Evin Ahmed, Alexander Abdallah, Ali Alarik

Based on the book series ‘Easy Money’, Snabba Cash is a Swedish crime-drama. The story revolves around an ambitious single mother who gets trapped in the criminal world. While she tries to make easy money as an entrepreneur, the brutal incidents make her life more chaotic.

Release Date: April 7


Available on: Amazon Prime Video

Cast: Deborah Ayorinde, Ashley Thomas, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Melody Hurd

A limited anthology series, Them covers the stories placed in the period of American terror. The first season, Covenant, is set in the 1950s and follows the life of a black family when they move to an all-white neighbourhood during The Great Migration. Their lives become challenging as their neighbours, and otherworldly forces start posing as a threat.

Release Date: April 9

Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Jamie Foxx, David Alan Grier, Kyla-Drew

One of Hollywood’s biggest stars, Jamie Foxx, is returning with this comedy show. The story follows a single dad who struggles to embrace fatherhood after his teen daughter moves in with him. The web series covers relatable and hilarious anecdotes of a family.

Release Date: April 14

Big Shot

Available on: Disney+

Cast: John Stamos, Jessalyn Gilsig, Yvette Nicole Brown, Richard Robichaux

Big Shot is a sports-drama web series that centres around an all-girls basketball team. The teen girls get trained by an ex NCAA coach and help each other achieve their life goals both on and off the court. The 10-episode web series follows their struggle and attempts to understand each other.

Release Date: April 16

Kathmandu Connection

Available on: SonyLiv

Cast: Anuraag Arora, Gopal Dutt, Amit Sial, Aksha Pardasany

An officer gets murdered, a hotelier gets kidnapped and a reporter gets stalked. The web series outlines one single connection between these events during the Mumbai blasts in 1993. Kathmandu connection is a crime-thriller that follows the story of mysterious conspiracies brewing beyond the border.

Release Date: April 2021


Available on: Netflix

Cast: Giuseppe Dave Seke, Haroun Fall, Beatrice Grannò

Zero is an Italian sci-fi web series that outlines the life of an African-origin shy teenager who has a superpower of being invisible. The story showcases the adventures of this modern superhero who learns to embrace reality and discover new friendships.

Release Date: April 21

Shadow and Bone

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Jessie Mei Li, Ben Barnes, Freddy Carter

A fantasy web series based on the Grisha trilogy, Shadow And Bone is the story of an orphan soldier, Alina Starkov, who discovers an extraordinary power. It revolves around her struggle to survive through all the dangers and help her allies win the war.

Release Date: April 23


Available on: Netflix

Cast: Aleksandra Skraba, Maria Sobocińska, and Sandra Drzymalska

A Polish comedy-drama, Sexify, follows the story of a tech-savvy college girl who knows close to nothing about sex. She teams up with her two friends to create an app that could spread awareness about female intimacy and pleasures and win her the inter-university competition.

Release Date: April 28

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