Upcoming Entertainment: April 2021

Upcoming Entertainment: April 2021

Brooklyn Branstiter, Staff Writer

April is among us, which means jokes, pranks, being outdoors and the start of beautiful weather. All jokes aside, there were and are going to be some amazing new movies, music and games released this month! Here are a few. 


Every Breath You Take (R) – April 2

A psychiatrist, whose client commits suicide, finds his family life disrupted after introducing her surviving brother to his wife and daughter. 

Directed by: Vaughn Stein

Screenwriter: Casey Affleck

Starring: Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan, Sam Claflin

Genre: Thriller, Mystery

Thunder Force (PG-13) – April 9

In a world where supervillains are commonplace, two childhood best friends reunite after one devises a treatment that gives them powers to protect their city. 

Directed by: Ben Falcone

Screenwriter: Ben Falcone

Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Octavia Spencer, Bobby Cannavale

Genre: Comedy, Action, Fantasy

Romeo and Juliet (R) – April 23

An adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy set in modern-day Italy where two young lovers strive to transcend a violent world where Catholic and secular values crash.

Directed by: Simon Godwin

Screenwriter: Carey Williams

Starring: Josh O’Connor, Jessie Buckley, Tasmin Greig

Genre: Romance, Music, TV Movie


Olivia Rodrigo: deja vu – April 1

Eighteen-year-old Olivia Rodrigo has recently been known for her hit heartbreak ballad, Drivers License. The young female artist wrote deja vu in hopes of showing that she is a versatile songwriter and can write more than sad songs. 

Iggy Azalea: Sip It – April 2

Iggy Azalea teamed up with Tyga for the bass-heavy track “Sip It” and a colorful video. This is their second collaboration in three years. 

Demi Lovato: Dancing With The Devil – April 5

After an overdose nearly ended her life, Demi Lovato sings powerfully and directly about her past and who she is striving to become. Her song Dancing With The Devil expands to reveal the person Lovato aims to be today; there is lots of shed skin, rewritten endings and references to reaching heaven. 


War Theatre 2: Blood of Winter – Max Edition – April 6

Take on players worldwide with one of seven unique hero characters while completing quests to unlock new perks and gain an edge over your competitors.

Console: PS4, PS5, PC

Publisher: Arcade Distillery

Developer: Arcade Distillery

Genre: Strategy, Turn-Basics, Tactics

In My Shadow – April 8

In My Shadow tells the story of Bella, a young woman who had a fallout with her family years ago. She has received a text message from her father and finds herself struggling to respond. Her childhood memories come to life as shadows on the wall of her house, and you must use those shadows to solve unique puzzles and help Bella try to let go of her past. 

Console: PC

Publisher: Alcon Interactive Group

Developer: PlayBae

Genre: Indie, Platform Game, Casual, Adventure

Sea of Thieves Season 2 – April 15

Sea of Thieves will be raising anchor and embarking on its second official season – bringing new content, fresh player progression and associated rewards. 

Console: PC, XSX, XBO

Publisher: Microsoft Studios

Developer: Rare

Genre: Action-Adventure, Pirate