What’s coming to Amazon Prime Video in April

With many of us spending more time inside self isolating or social distancing, plenty of the UK have turned to streaming giants Netflix and Amazon Prime Video to watch films and TV inside their own homes.

So with a new month around the corner, what’s coming soon to Amazon Prime Video?

Find out in the release schedule below!

Films

The Current War

Date: Wednesday 1st April 2020
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Shannon, Amy Marston, Tom Holland, Nicholas Hoult and Matthew Macfadyen
Synopsis: The dramatic story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world. … Benedict Cumberbatch is Thomas Edison, the celebrity inventor on the verge of bringing electricity to Manhattan with his radical new DC technology.

Hustlers

Date: Friday 3rd April 2020
Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Julia Stiles, Constance Wu, Cardi B, Lili Reinhart, Lizzo & Keke Palmer
Synopsis: Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients. The film was inspired by the article published by New York Magazine entitled “The Hustlers at Scores” written by Jessica Pressler.

Angel Has Fallen

Date: Saturday 4th April 2020
Starring: Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Danny Huston, Tim Blake Nelson, Jada Pinkett Smith, & Nick Nolte
Synopsis: When there is an assassination attempt on U.S. President Allan Trumbull (Morgan Freeman), his trusted confidant, Secret Service Agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler), is wrongfully accused and taken into custody. After escaping from capture, he becomes a man on the run and must evade his own agency and outsmart the FBI in order to find the real threat to the President. Desperate to uncover the truth, Banning turns to unlikely allies to help clear his name, keep his family from harm and save the country from imminent danger.

Selah and the Spades

Date: Friday 17th April 2020
Starring: Lovie Simone, Jharrel Jerome, Celeste O’Connor, Ana Mulvoy Ten, Jesse Williams, Nekhebet Kum Juch & Francesca Noel
Synopsis: In the closed world of an elite Pennsylvania boarding school, Haldwell, the student body is run by five factions. Seventeen-year-old Selah Summers (Lovie Simone) runs the most dominant group, the Spades, with unshakable poise, as they cater to the most classic of vices and supply students with coveted, illegal alcohol and pills. Tensions between the factions escalate, and when Selah’s best friend/right hand Maxxie (MOONLIGHT’s Jharrel Jerome) becomes distracted by a new love, Selah takes on a protégée, enamored sophomore Paloma (Celeste O’Connor), to whom she imparts her wisdom on ruling the school. But with graduation looming and Paloma proving an impressively quick study, Selah’s fears turn sinister as she grapples with losing the control by which she defines herself.

21 Bridges

Date: Wednesday 22nd April 2020
Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Sienna Miller, J.K. Simmons, Stephan James & Taylor Kitsch
Synopsis: After uncovering a massive conspiracy, an embattled NYPD detective joins a citywide manhunt for two young cop killers. As the night unfolds, he soon becomes unsure of who to pursue — and who’s in pursuit of him. When the search intensifies, authorities decide to take extreme measures by closing all of Manhattan’s 21 bridges to prevent the suspects from escaping.

TV

Tales From the Loop

Date: Friday 3rd April 2020
Starring: Rebecca Hall, Paul Schneider, Daniel Zolghardi, Duncan Joiner and Jonathan Pryce.
Synopsis: From executive producer Matt Reeves and based on the acclaimed art of Swedish artist Simon Stålenhag, Tales from the Loop explores the town and people who live above “The Loop,” a machine built to unlock and explore the mysteries of the universe – making things possible that were previously relegated only to science fiction. In this fantastical mysterious town poignant human tales are told that bare universal emotional experiences while drawing on the intrigue of genre storytelling.

Future Man (Season Three)

Date: Friday 3rd April 2020
Starring: Josh Hutcherson, Eliza Coupe, Derek Wilson, Ed Begley Jr and Glenne Headly.
Synopsis: Convicted of time crimes and sentenced to death by entertainment, Josh, Tiger, and Wolf become fugitives, on the run through time, trying desperately to evade capture while clearing their names and fixing the big mess of history they’ve made along the way.

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