I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve written the phrase “circuit breaker” in the past week alone. If I had a dollar for every time I typed it, I’d probably be able to afford my BTO down payment in cash. Just kidding, unless?
Anyway, I understand that everyone’s probably bored out of their minds at this stage of the Circuit Breaker (there I go again), and it’s only been a week.
Now that you’ve caught up with whatever series you’ve been following, and there’s nothing left for you but jarring silence, allow me to suggest 6 heart-pumping, adrenaline-packed Netflix shows that are premiering throughout April to make the rest of your time in partial lockdown, a little less of a bore.
You know what they say right? If you can’t go out and get your dose of action for yourself, there’s always something on Netflix that will do the trick.
1. La Casa De Papel (Money Heist): Part 4
I’m sure I don’t have to remind you twice to catch one of the most anticipated series as of late. In case you’ve been living under a rock devoid of wifi—or the internet in general, Money Heist is about a group of young robbers who execute a dramatic, heart-racing heist at the Royal Mint of Spain, all in the name of the grand masterplan by The Professor.
In part 4, lives are on the line as the Professor’s plan begins to unravel and the thieves must fend off enemies from both inside and outside the Bank of Spain.
Who should watch it: Anyone who has always fantasised about conducting a grand, ballsy heist. No? Just me? Okay.
La Casa De Papel: Part 4 | Watch Here
2. Time To Hunt
Ah, one for all our K-junkie readers out there. In a hopeless dystopian city, Jun-seok is released from prison and plans his next step in life in order to start anew with his friends Jang-ho, Ki-hoon and Sang-soo. But their excitement for the plan is short-lived as an unknown man is suddenly relentlessly hot on their heels. Hang tight to your seats (and popcorn bucket) as you witness the chase unfold.
Who should watch it: If you’ve already burned through all 10 Fast and Furious movies multiple times, and decide that it’s time for a change.
Time To Hunt | Coming Soon (premiere date delayed)
Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) is a fearless black market mercenary with nothing left to lose when his skills are solicited to rescue the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord. But in the murky underworld of weapons, dealers, and drug traffickers, an already deadly mission approaches the impossible, forever altering the lives of Rake and the boy.
An action-packed, edge-of-your-seat thriller directed by Sam Hargrave, EXTRACTION is an AGBO Films and TGIM Films, Inc. production, produced by Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, Mike Larocca, Chris Hemsworth, Eric Gitter, and Peter Schwerin.
Who should watch it: Anyone who’s got the hots for Chris effing Hemsworth. Duh.
EXTRACTION | Hits Netflix 24 April | Watch Here
4. The Last Kingdom: Season 4
While this isn’t the Korean medieval zombie series you may have mistaken it for, The Last Kingdom still packs a punch and is delightfully gripping in its own right.
As Edward and Aethelflaed spar over the future of Mercia and their father’s dream of a united England,
Uhtred tries to recover his lost birthright.
Who should watch it: For the Game of Thrones fan who’s still hung up over the melting of the iron throne.
The Last Kingdom: Season 4 | Hits Netflix 26 April | Watch Here
Extracurricular is a story of high school students who become tangled in a series of conflicts and events that challenge human values and morality. Jisoo ends up committing a serious crime because of his determination to make college tuition money on his own, by any means. Minhee gets caught up in Jisoo’s crime while Jisoo’s schoolmate Gyuri becomes involved in the same crime.
Who should watch it: For the one who lives by the saying, “a little drama never hurt anybody”.
Extracurricular | Hits Netflix 29 April | Watch Here
6. Dangerous Lies
After losing her waitressing job, Katie Franklin (Camila Mendes) takes a job as a caretaker to a wealthy elderly man in his sprawling, empty Chicago estate. The two grow close, but when he unexpectedly passes away and names Katie as his sole heir, she and her husband Adam (Jessie T. Usher) are pulled into a complex web of lies, deception, and murder.
If she’s going to survive, Katie will have to question everyone’s motives—even the people she loves. Dangerous Lies is directed by Michael Scott, and also stars Jamie Chung, Cam Gigandet, Sasha Alexander, and Elliott Gould.
Who should watch it: The ultimate whodunnit addict.
Dangerous Lies | Hits Netflix 30 April | Watch Here
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