What’s Hot in March – New to Netflix, Paramount+ and the Movie & TV Stores

Andrew Buckle,

Check out what’s hot in March across Fetch. From blockbuster movies, to beloved TV series making a return, to huge streaming premieres and even some local reality to binge, there’s something for everyone this month.

Here’s a taste of what you can look forward to. Make sure you have a seat, you’re going to need to sit down.

Euphoria Season 2

Fetch TV Store

Buy episodes or the season from 1 Mar.

This controversial series has been generating a lot of buzz throughout it’s second season as it continues to follow a group of high school students through their experiences of identity, trauma, drugs, friendships, love, and sex. Zendaya, Sydney Sweeney, Maude Apatow and Hunter Schafer headline a stellar young cast.

Scream (2022)

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Premium Buy or Rent 2 Mar.

The fifth instalment in the popular horror franchise is set twenty-five years after the original series of murders in Woodsboro. When a new Ghostface emerges Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell, reprising her role from the four prior films – watch the OG on Fetch) must return to uncover the truth. Campbell is joined by Courteney Cox and David Arquette, alongside a fresh cast of youngsters including the breakthrough star of In the Heights, Melissa Barrera.

House of Gucci

Fetch Movie Store

Buy 2 Mar. Rent 16 Mar.

When Patrizia Reggiani (Lady Gaga), an outsider from humble beginnings, marries into the Gucci family, her unbridled ambition begins to unravel the family legacy and triggers a reckless spiral of betrayal, decadence, revenge — and ultimately murder. From director Ridley Scott comes a decadent drama with an amazing cast including Adam Driver, Al Pacino and an unrecognisable Jared Leto.

Outlander Season 6

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Buy episodes or the season from 8 Mar.

This sexy period drama, which has been a massive hit over the years and has attracted a passionate and loyal fan following, is adapted from the novel series of the same name by Diana Gabaldon. Catriona Balfe and Sam Heughan reprise their roles as Claire and Jamie Fraser and in this latest season they attempt to retain their home at Fraser’s Ridge as the American Revolutionary War looms on the horizon. 

Sing 2

Fetch Movie Store

Buy 9 Mar. Rent 30 Mar.

The sequel to the hit musical animation, Sing (2016), features a voice cast including Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Taron Egerton and Scarlett Johansson and will be perfect school holiday entertainment. The story centers around koala Buster Moon (McConaughey) and his all-star cast of animal performers as they prepare to launch a dazzling stage extravaganza in the glittering entertainment capital of the world. There’s just one hitch – he has to find and persuade the world’s most reclusive rock star to join them.

Spider-man: No Way Home

Fetch Movie Store

Buy 15 Mar. Rent 13 Apr.

Spider-man: No Way Home has become one of the highest-grossing movies of all time, and with a 98% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes this is amongst the most popular Marvel releases to date. Tom Holland reprises his role as Peter Parker for this third solo Spider-man film, and there are plenty of surprises in store. With Spider-Man’s identity now revealed, Peter asks Doctor Strange for help. When a spell goes wrong, dangerous foes from other worlds start to appear, forcing Peter to discover what it truly means to be Spider-Man.

Below Deck: Down Under Season 1

hayu

Watch from 18 Mar.

Taking ocean adventures to a whole new level, the latest iteration to the Below Deck franchise is heading to Australia. Below Deck: Down Under will be available to stream exclusively on hayu. Set against the stunning backdrop of the tropical Whitsunday Islands and world-famous Great Barrier Reef in north-eastern Australia, this brand new series explores the complex, often explosive dynamics of the crew and a rotating group of demanding charter guests on M/Y Thalassa.

Sanditon Season 2

BBC First, Variety Pack

Watch from 24 Mar.

The background to Sanditon is fascinating. After Jane Austen fell chronically ill with a mysterious disease in early 1817, she started work on a witty and cheerful novel set in a seaside town but never finished it. Screenwriter Andrew Davies (Pride and Prejudice (1995), War & Peace) picks up Austen’s plot and puts his own spin on it. Sanditon tells the story of Charlotte Heywood, a spirited and impulsive woman, who moves from her rural home to a fishing village in an attempt to reinvent itself. This bold and lavish production has also been renewed for a third season and has a home on BBC First.

Halo Season 1

Paramount+

Watch from 24 Mar.

Halo is gearing up to be the biggest release to date for the swiftly-growing streaming service Paramount+. This series, which is based on the popular video game franchise, has been in the making since 2015 and fans will be pleased to know that it has been renewed for a second season. Master Chief (Pablo Schreiber), a cybernetically enhanced super-soldier, defends humanity from the alien Covenant in the 26th century. Natascha McElhone, Bokeem Woodbine and Jen Taylor, who reprises her role as Cortana from the game, co-star.

Bridgerton Season 2

Netflix

Watch from 25 Mar.

Bridgerton remains the second most-watched series by total watch time in Netflix’s history, and it’s success has led to it being renewed for a third and fourth season. This steamy period drama has lavish costumes and beautiful set design, with the soap opera drama set against the backdrop of Regency-era London. The Bridgerton siblings – Anthony, Benedict, Colin, Daphne, Eloise, Francesca, Gregory and Hyacinth – navigate London society in search of love.

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