Two almost three years since the first amazing season of Undone (our review of Undone is worth catching up), the series created by Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg is ready to return with a new load of episodes. In addition to this very welcome return, in April Amazon Prime Video is preparing to welcome several new shows, such as the Italian production Bang Bang Baby, a drama set in the 1980s in Northern Italy. However, the month will start with Wolf Like Meone dramedy which involves the producers of Nine Perfect Strangers and of Little Big Liarsand with the second season of Las Cumbres, a mystery-themed serial set in a boarding school isolated from the world. The mysteries will also be the focus of Outer Range, a western starring Josh Brolin. Before reviewing all the news of the month of Prime Video, however, we would like to point out the Netflix series of April 2022 and the Disney + series of April 2022.
Bang Bang Baby (from April 28)
Bang Bang Baby is a crime drama set in 1986 and tells the story of Alice, a 16-year-old teenager who lives in a small town in Northern Italy. Her teenage life suddenly changes when she discovers that her father, whom she believed dead, is actually still alive. For Alice it is the beginning of a descent into hellfor for the love of man it plunges into dangerous world of the underworld, being seduced by the charm of crime. But when she tries to get out of it, it may be too late.
Bang Bang Baby was created by Andrea di Stefano and will be directed by Michele Alhaique (ep. 1-2-3-4-7-8), Margherita Ferri (ep. 5-6) and Giuseppe Bonito (ep. 9-10). In the cast instead we find Arianna Becheroni, Adriano Giannini, Antonio Gerardi, Dora Romano, Lucia Mascino and Giuseppe De Domenico. We point out that the first five episodes will be available from April 28thwhile the remaining five will be released on May 19th.
Wolf Like Me (from April 1st)
In the suburbs of Adelaide, South Australia, widower Gary (Josh Gad) lives with his daughter Emma (Ariel Donoghue) and both, grieving the loss of Emma’s mother, struggle to forge a bond. One morning their car is hit by a Jeep that has not respected the red light. Emma has a panic attack on the side of the road and is comforted by Mary (Isla Fisher), the car owner who, to Gary’s surprise, manages to calm her down as he never has. A few days later, Gary and Mary see each other on a date and begin to get to know each other, but Mary is reluctant to talk about herself, and when she realizes that she is getting dark, she hurries away.
It becomes clear that the girl is hiding a dark secret which he can’t reveal to anyone, but after another chance encounter, Gary accidentally discovers him and runs away in terror. Nonetheless, their paths continue to cross and no doubt a force greater than them seems to want them to meet again. The series combines drama and comedy, consists of six episodes and was created by Abe Forsythe (Little Monsters, Down Under), who also holds the role of director and executive producer.
The School of Mysteries: Las Cumbres, Season 2 (from April 1st)
After the events of the first season, the director of the college imposes an even stricter discipline than the one already in force in the institute. Moreover, no one has any doubts that a serial killer is responsible for the crimes that took place. But Amaia, Paul, Paz, Eric and Julio will not stand still and watch, much less now that, thanks to Adèle, they think they can find Manuel still alive. Will they be able to save him in time? Who is behind the laboratory conducting research on humans? And most importantly, what is the purpose of all those experiments?
Furthermore, Inés will discover something shocking about her past and that of León. The girl will be able to put together some pieces that are not in line with what she has been told and will begin to question more about his past: who is he really? What unites you with León? What is the connection between them and Diego Mendoza? The second season will develop over eight episodes and for more information we remind you that our review of Las Cumbres is available.
Outer Range – from April 15th
Outer Range tells the story of Royal Abbott (Josh Brolin), a ranch owner with ties to his land and family, who one day uncovers an unsearchable mystery deep in the heart of Wyoming’s wilderness. The show combines flashes of stinging humor and supernatural mysteries and in doing so he analyzes our way of dealing with the unknown. At the beginning of the series, the Abbotts are grappling with the disappearance of their daughter-in-law Rebecca, but the family situation soon becomes even more exasperated when problems arise with the neighbors and when other tense events begin to unfold, which upset the small town. . Over all, the appearance of a mysterious chasm in the Abbott’s western pasture.
Outer Range will debut on April 15 with two episodes a week and boasts a cast led by Josh Brolin and made up of several award-winning and successful actors including Imogen Poots (I Know This Much is True), Lili Taylor (Perry Mason), Tamara Podemski (Four Sheets to the Wind), Lewis Pullman (Top Gun: Maverick), Tom Pelphrey (Ozark), Noah Reid (Schitt’s Creek), Shaun Sipos (Krypton), Isabel Arraiza (The Little Things), Olive Abercrombie (The Haunting of Hill House) and Will Patton (Yellowstone). The show’s creator and executive producer is Brian Watkins.
Undone, Season 2 (starting April 29)
From the acclaimed creators Kate Purdy And Raphael Bob-Waksberg (BoJack Horseman) comes Undone, a dramedy and eclectic animation series that explore the elastic nature of reality through the eyes of her main character, Alma (Rosa Salazar), a 28-year-old girl who lives in San Antonio, Texas with her mother Camila (Constance Marie) and her sister Becca (Angelique Cabral). After a near-fatal accident, Alma establishes a new relationship with time and develops this new ability in order to discover the truth about the death of her father Jacob (Bob Odenkirk).
In the second season, Alma realizes the existence of deep mysteries in his family’s past. However, no one in the family is interested in delving with her into her uncomfortable truths until she can get her sister Becca to help her. During their research the sisters discover a complex network of memories and motivations that made them people today: they will realize that by treating the trauma of their family all their lives can improve.
All other releases in April 2022
Chicago Med, Seasons 1-2 (starting April 1)
It is a medical drama that is part of the Chicago franchise (Chicago Fire, Chicago PD). The serial debuted in 2015 on NBC and is all about on the lives of the emergency room staff at Gaffney Chicago Medical Center. There are also appearances of characters from the other two series of the franchise.
Condor, Seasons 1-2 (from 11 April)
Based on the novel Six Days of the Condor by James Grady and on the screenplay by Three Days of the Condor by Lorenzo Semple Jr. and David Rayfie, Condor stars Joe Turner, a CIA agent whose sensational discoveries led to the deaths of all his colleagues. Man must therefore be able to discover who is behind a huge conspiracy that threatens the lives of millions of people. The series is created by Jason Smilovec and Todd Katzberg and the two seasons consist of 10 episodes lasting one hour each.
The Handmaid’s Tale, Seasons 3-4 (starting April 29)
We conclude the monthly review with the arrival of the third and fourth seasons of the acclaimed series based on the dystopian novel The Handmaid’s TaleOf Margaret Atwood. After a drastic decline in fertility and after a civil war, what was known as the US is enslaved by the theocratic totalitarian regime of Gilead. Women see their rights upset and canceled, and the series follows the point of view of one of them: June Osborne, played by Elisabeth Moss.