What’s coming to Quibi in April: Lebron James’ I Promise, Sophie Turner’s Survive, & more
Just a week away from its official launch, short-form mobile video platform Quibi has unveiled its complete list of scripted and unscripted shows debuting in April.
On its April 6th launch date, the new app has a total of 24 titles available for streaming. Four of them are movies in chapters, while the remaining 20 are either documentaries or unscripted series. These exclude daily essential programs that will be constantly updated.
One of the movies included in the launch slate is the drama Survive. Based on Alex Morel’s critically acclaimed novel of the same name, Survive follows a woman named Jane (Sophie Turner) who wants to end it all. But after surviving a plane crash, Jane finds a new drive to stay alive with the only other survivor (Corey Hawkins). Together they embark on a harrowing journey out of the wilderness, battling brutal conditions and personal traumas along the way.
Another film available at launch is the dystopian action-thriller Most Dangerous Game. Starring Liam Hemsworth, the movie tells the story of Dodge Tynes (Hemsworth) who accepts an offer to participate in a deadly game in a desperate attempt to take care of his pregnant wife before a terminal illness can take his own life.
The other two movies available at launch are Flipped, starring Will Forte and Kaitlin Olson; and the murder mystery When the Streetlights Go On.
On the unscripted and documentaries front, titles available at launch include I Promise, a documentary series about the first academic year inside the LeBron James -supported I Promise School; comedic arbitration-based court show Chrissy’s Court, starring Chrissy Teigen; and prank show Punk’d hosted and executive produced by Chance The Rapper.
Completing the unscripted shows and documentaries at launch are Will Arnett’s Memory Hole, Josh Berman’s Murder House Flip, Jennifer Lopez’s Thanks A Million, Nicole Richie’s Nikki Fre$h, cooking competition Dishmantled, docuseries &MUSIC, mentalist Lior Suchard’s Gone Mental with Lior, dating show Singled Out, LGBTQ+ contest Gayme Show!, Usher’s dance competition The Sauce, Lena Waithe’s sneaker culture series You Ain’t Got These, Reese Witherspoon-presented nature series Fierce Queens, sports series Prodigy, Jasiel Correia documentary Run This City, food series Shape of Pasta, performance documentary NightGowns, and cars show Skrrt with Offset.
Quibi is set to add more non-daily essential programs to its library every Monday of the month. Titles arriving on April 13th include the Antoine Fuqua-produced movie #FreeRayshawn, which is about a young, black Iraq War veteran who is set up by New Orleans police on a drug deal; 50 States of Fright, which explore stories based on urban legends from Michigan, Kansas, Oregon, Minnesota, and Florida; and the unscripted series Elba v Block, which finds actor Idris Elba and famous driver Ken Block pitting cars against each other through outrageous stunts to prove whose car, and which driver, is the best.
Rounding out the list of content premiering on April 13th are comedy movie Agua Donkeys, action thriller The Stranger, wrestling unscripted series Fight Like a Girl, and cannabis unscripted series Let’s Roll with Tony Greenhand.
On April 20th, Anna Kendrick-led comedy Dummy and unscripted sports series Iron Sharpen Iron will debut on Quibi. And lastly, Joe Jonas’ travel series Cup of Joe and dance competition series Floored will arrive on the video platform on April 27th.
Quibi is currently offering a 90-day free trial for a limited time to those who sign-up at Quibi.com before April 20th. The Quibi app is now available for pre-order in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. After the free trial, Quibi will cost $4.99 with ads and $7.99 without ads.