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15 Gripping new TV shows and films to stream in March 2024

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By Marissa Chin

15 Gripping new TV shows and films to stream in March 2024

This month, expect an exhilarating line-up of small screen entertainment which includes off-beat power struggles, lighthearted comedies, enlightening documentaries, and more. Scroll down for our list of the best new TV shows and films to stream this March!


Wonderful World 

When and where: 1 March 2024 on Disney+ Hotstar

Watch if: You’re still riding the revenge drama train 

Starring: Kim Namjoo, Cha Eunwoo 

Eun Soohyun is a successful psychology professor at the top of her field when her life comes crashing down after the death of her son due to an accident. Driven into a spiralling depression, she becomes consumed by one thought—revenge. Cha Eunwoo stars as Gwon Seonyul, a medical school dropout who forms a close relationship with Soohyun over their similar traumas in this riveting melodrama.  

Watch here.


My Name is Loh Kiwan 

When and where: 1 March 2024 on Netflix 

Watch if: You want to be gut-punched with an emotional story 

Starring: Song Joong Ki, Choi Sung Eun, Jo Han Chul

In this moving film, a North Korean defector struggles to obtain refugee status in Belgium in the hopes of starting a new life. While living on the streets, he encounters a dejected woman who has lost all hope due to her poor circumstances. Get your tissues ready!

Watch here.


Ricky Stanicky 

When and where: 3 March 2024 on Prime Video

Watch if: John Cena in a Britney Spears-inspired outfit sounds like a good time

Starring: Zac Efron, Andrew Santino, Jermaine Fowler, John Cena

An imaginary friend turns out to be their worst nightmare. Since they were little, three childhood best friends would always blame the imaginary Rick Stanicky to get them out of trouble. Fast forward 20 years, this ‘friend’ is still used as a handy alibi for their immature behaviour. But when their partners demand to meet the nonexistent Ricky, the trio decide to hire a celebrity impersonator to bring him to life. Probably not the brightest idea, boys.

Watch here.


The Regime 

When and where: 4 March 2024 on Astro Channel 411 and HBO Go

Watch if: The Crown meets The Dictator. Enough said. 

Starring: Kate Winslet, Matthias Schoenaerts, Guillaume Gallienne, Andrea Riseborough, Martha Plimpton, Hugh Grant

Strap in for this political satire that tells the story of life within the walls of a modern authoritarian regime that begins to unravel. The paranoid and unstable Chancellor Elena Vernham makes an unlikely confidant in the volatile soldier, Herbert Zubak, much to the dismay of her advisors. When his influence over her continues to grow, Elena’s attempts to expand her power will result in both the palace and country fracturing around her.

Watch here.


The Gentlemen 

When and where: 7 March 2024 on Netflix 

Watch if: You like watching rich people up to no good 

Starring: Theo James, Kaya Scodelario, Daniel Ings, Joely Richardson

It’s Breaking Bad meets Kingsman. When aristocratic Eddie inherits the family estate, he discovers that it is home to an enormous weed empire. When it’s clear that its proprietors are not going anywhere, Eddie will need to step into the shady underworld of cannabis to protect his family’s legacy against other powerful criminals eyeing his riches. 

Watch here.



When and where: 8 March 2024 on Netflix 

Watch if: You love a strong female character 

Starring: Millie Bobby Brown, Angela Bassett, Nick Robinson, Robin Wright

Does anyone expect to be thrown down a pit during their wedding? Princess Elodie certainly didn’t. All is not as it seems when the young woman is betrothed to a powerful royal family. Instead of a joyous celebration, Princess Elodie must fight against a fire-breathing dragon and other dangerous creatures that await her, relying solely on her wits and will to survive. 

Watch here.


Queen of Tears 

When and where: 9 March 2024 on Netflix 

Watch if: You want a heart-fluttering romance 

Starring: Kim Ji Won, Kim Soo Hyun, Park Sung Hoon, Lee Joo Bin

The queen of department stores and the prince of supermarkets sounds like the ultimate power couple. On the outside, the husband and wife seem to have everything one could possibly ask for. But for the married pair, business has overtaken romance a long time ago. Can the chaebol couple weather through the storm and find love again?

Watch here.


Young Royals Season 3

When and where: 11 March 2024 on Netflix 

Watch if: You’re rooting for Wilhelm and Simon

Starring: Edvin Ryding, Omar Rudberg, Malte Gårdinger, Frida Argento, Nikita Uggla

It’s time to stroll back into the halls of Hillerska one more time as the hit Sweedish teen romance returns for its final season. Taking off after the cliffhanger of season two, Prince Wilhelm must deal with the consequences of publicising his relationship with Simon and what it means for his future on the throne. Between love and his aristocratic duties, which will Wilhelm ultimately choose? 

Watch here.  


Chicken Nugget 

When and where: 15 March 2024 on Netflix 

Watch if: The wackier the plot, the better 

Starring: Ryu Seung Ryong, Ahn Jae Hong, Kim Yoo Jung, Jung Ho Yeon

Imagine this: there’s a machine that turns you into a chicken nugget if you step into it. We know, it sounds terrible—especially when you look dangerously delicious! In this bizarre comedy series, a father must embark on a zany quest to bring his daughter back to life after she suffers from that poor fate.

Watch here.


Physical 100 Season 2 

When and where: 19 March 2024 on Netflix 

Watch if: You need some gym motivation  

The hit survival show returns for a second season, bringing a new batch of 100 ridiculously ripped contestants to battle for the honour of the ultimate physique. Featuring bigger challenges and ruthless obstacle courses that will push their bodies to the brink, this fiery global competition will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Watch here.


Palm Royale 

When and where: 20 March 2024 on Apple TV+

Watch if: You enjoy high society satire

Starring: Kristen Wiig, Ricky Martin, Josh Lucas, Leslie Bibb, Amber Chardae Robinson, Mindy Cohn, Julia Duffy, Kaia Gerber 

How much of yourself are you willing to sacrifice to get what someone else has? Maxine Simmons has always wanted somewhere to belong and she’s set her sights on the most exclusive club in the world, Palm Royale. Set in the powder keg of 1969, Simmons is determined to break into Palm Beach high society—even if it means clawing her way to the top.

Watch here.


Attenborough and the Jurassic Sea Monster 

When and where: 20 March 2024 on Astro Channel 554 and BBC Player

Watch if: You love dinosaurs 

Starring: Sir David Attenborough 

Did you know that on the south coast of the UK, the largest intact skull of a pliosaur was discovered? Such an extraordinary find only calls for the legendary Sir David Attenborough as he and his team of experts embark on a perilous expedition to unearth the skull of the largest Jurassic predator ever known. 

Watch here.


Road House 

When and where: 21 March 2024 on Prime Video 

Watch if: You want to see Jake Gyllenhaal and Connor McGregor duke it out 

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jessica Williams, Billy Magnussen, Conor McGregor

This action-packed film follows Dalton, an ex-UFC fighter with a penchant for violence, who is barely scraping by on the reputation that still precedes him. When he is given an offer to protect a road house in Florida Keys against increasing gang activity, the dangers only increase when a ruthless gun-for-hire arrives (read: actual UFC fighter Connor McGregor’s acting debut). Soon, the bar becomes a new ring for bloodshed and brutal brawls bigger than anything Dalton has ever faced.

Watch here.


3 Body Problem

When and where: 21 March 2024 on Netflix 

Watch if: You are a lover of sci-fi 

Starring: John Bradley, Rosalind Chao, Liam Cunningham, Jess Hong, Marlo Kelly, Alex Sharp, Zine Tseng, Saamer Usmani, Benedict Wong, Jonathan Pryce

From the producers of Game of Thrones comes a complex and gripping new tale that spans continents and decades. Based on the best-selling Chinese novel, 3 Body Problem follows five brilliant friends who make earth-shattering discoveries as an existential threat emerges. When a young woman’s decision in 1960s China reverberates across time and space into the present day, a group of scientists join forces with an unorthodox detective to confront the greatest threat in humanity’s history.

Watch here.


Hope on the Street 

When and where: 28 March 2024 on Prime Video 

Watch if: You miss J-Hope

Starring: J-Hope

Feeling the BTS withdrawals? Not to worry as J-Hope will be shuffling his way to your screen soon with an all-new docuseries that will explore his two big loves: dance and music. Known as one of the best dancers in the K-pop industry, J-Hope’s skills as a world-class performer is undeniable. In Hope on the Street, the six-episode show will follow J-Hope as he travels to the streets of Osaka, New York, Seoul and Gwangju to delve into the roots of dance and meet other inspiring dancers along the way. The docuseries will also feature songs from his upcoming special album, Hope on the Street Vol. 1 on 29 March.

Watch here.


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