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28 March 2020

Blue Story, Black Christmas and Ordinary Love also available this month

Rakuten TV sees us into April with a selection of the very best new releases, available in 4K HDR, all at the click of a button on your Smart TV.

New to the platform this April is the Oscar and BAFTA award-winning, smash-hit film Little Women (4K HDR). Based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott and directed by Greta Gerwig this title is a triumphant literary adaptation. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, Emma Watson, its heart-warming portrayal of sisterhood, female relationships and creative ambition will have you laughing and crying in equal measure. 

The wait is over for Star Wars fans as the final installment of the mega franchise Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker will be available in 4K HDR on Rakuten TV.  With stunning visual effects and rocket-fueled action sequences, this final chapter is an exciting finale to the Star Wars saga.   



And viewers who want to take it back to the very beginning, can fully immerse themselves by watching all nine Star Wars movies, which Rakuten TV are offering from 13th – 26th April for the perfect Easter treat.

Fans of gritty drama will be engrossed in the controversial Blue Story, starring BAFTA-rising star winner Michael Ward. An honest coming-of-age story, Blue Story tells the tragic tale of two best friends from different areas of London who are caught up in violent gang rivalry between postcodes. Based on a trilogy of short films from his own experiences, the film is directed by YouTube star Andrew Onwubolu aka Rapman and caused a stir when it was released in UK cinemas. 



For lighter viewing film fans can join Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillian, Jack Black and Danny DeVito in their latest adventure in Jumanji: The Next Levelavailable in 4K HDR. The gang are back in a new game with new rules, where they have to face new challenges to save themselves and the land from new menaces. This light-hearted, entertaining caper is a recipe for fun and buffoonery.

With Easter around the corner, Rakuten TV are providing an incredible range of fantastic additional offers in its Easter Eggstravaganza Sale!



Perfect for a movie day over Easter Bank Holiday, there’s a selection of amazing titles including Brad Pitt’s Ad Astra, to Suber and Ready or Not, that will make any viewer eggs-tactic.

From 6th – 27th April, Rakuten TV is offering  ‘Lights, Camera, Animation!’ strand of DreamWorks Family Favourites, which will include the Kung Fu Panda trilogy, How To Train Your Dragon trilogy, Madagascar trilogy, Shark Tale, Spirit: Stallion Of Cimarron, Trolls and Flushed Away. If that’s not enough, Harry Potter super-fans are in for a treat with Rakuten TV’s Wizarding World offer granting you all eight incredible Harry Potter films at the tip of your fingers (or wand!) 



All this and more available on Rakuten TV this April – the full list of new titles and release dates below:


Jumanji: The Next Level (4K HDR)

4th April

Black Christmas (4K HDR)

6th April

Ordinary Love (4K HDR)

6th April

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (4K HDR)

13th April

Blue Story

13th April

Little Women (4K HDR)

19th April

Spies In Disguise

20th April

The Gentlemen (4K HDR)

27th April

About Rakuten TV
Rakuten TV is one of the leading Video On-Demand platforms in Europe. It offers a TVOD service (Transactional VOD) providing viewers a true cinematic experience with the latest new releases in the best audiovisual quality. It also includes an AVOD (Advertising VOD) section, Rakuten TV Free, in a blend of thematic channels embracing Hollywood classics, local, exclusive and themed content, all for free.

Rakuten TV is available in 42 countries and forms part of Rakuten, Inc., one of the world’s leading internet services companies, offering a wide variety of services for consumers and businesses, with a focus on e-commerce, fintech and digital content. Rakuten, headquartered in Japan, is also known for its partnerships with FC Barcelona, the NBA, the Golden State Warriors, Davis Cup and Spartan Race.

Twitter: @RakutenTV

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