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10 New Shows and Movies to Watch on Netflix in March 2022

Bridgerton returns, a time-traveling Ryan Reynolds, and more.
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    The season two return of Bridgerton is easily the most anticipated of Netflix's new releases this March, but there are options on tap to suit all tastes, including new thrillers led by Leighton Meester, Toni Collette, and Jesse Plemons. Plus, Ryan Reynolds time travels and Queer Eye heads to Germany. Here are the new releases we're most looking forward to this month on Netflix:

    Worst Roommate Ever (NEW series)

    Bad roommate stories are common, but this new five-part documentary series from Blumhouse Television takes things to the extreme as nightmare roomates are revealed to be scammers, squatters, and even killers.

    Available March 1

    The Weekend Away (NEW movie)

    Adapted from Sarah Alderson’s best-selling book of the same name, a weekend getaway to Croatia for best friends Beth (Leighton Meester) and Kate (Christina Wolfe) turns into a vacation from hell when Beth wakes up alone after a night out and Kate turns up dead.

    Available March 3

    Pieces of Her (NEW series)

    A random act of violence in a small Georgia town shatters everything Andy Oliver (Bella Heathcote) thinks she knows about her mother, Laura (Toni Collette). In the aftermath, Andy embarks on a trip across the U.S., which takes her down a dangerous path in pursuit of the truth. Pieces of Her has all the ingredients for your next binge from the impressive mother/daughter casting to the thriller pedigree. Adapted from the New York Times bestseller by Karin Slaughter.

    Available March 4

    Queer Eye: Germany (NEW series)

    After six U.S.-based seasons and a Japan miniseries, Queer Eye is getting its first international spin-off. Following the same format as the Netflix reboot, a brand new Fab 5 is providing inspiration to everyday heroes. The Queer Eye: Germany quintet has slightly different titles but follows a similar mold to the OGs. Jan-Henrik (Fashion), Aljosha (Health), David (Beauty), Leni (Life), and Ayan (Design) will take on the role of mentors to a young soccer coach coming out, a single father looking to date again and a shaken young woman hoping to enjoy life again.

    Available March 9

    The Last Kingdom, Season 5

    The Last Kingdom’s fifth season will see the Saxon saga come to a close with King Edward (Timothy Innes) forging ahead to make his late father’s dream of uniting the kingdoms a reality. Peace between the Danes and Saxons is under threat as the action picks up years after Season 4. It isn’t only a Danish invasion that could ruin this bid to unite the fractured English settlements as a Saxon rebellion is also on the cards.

    Available March 9

    Formula 1: Drive to Survive, Season 4

    The highly anticipated fourth outing of this all-access docuseries chronicles the 2021 championship that came to a controversial conclusion.

    Available March 11

    The Adam Project (NEW movie)

    Jennifer Garner and Mark Ruffalo reunite on screen for the first time since 13 Going on 30 with another time-bending adventure, only this time the world is in peril. It's their son Adam (Walker Scobell) who is at the heart of this sci-fi adventure from Shawn Levy that breaks the time travel rule of conversing with your past self. Adult Adam (Ryan Reynolds) is a fighter pilot who must team up with his younger counterpart to save the future.

    Available March 11

    Human Resources (NEW series)

    The Big Mouth spin-off features many familiar faces from Hormone Monsters to Shame Wizards and expands the world beyond the middle-school tweens. Covering everything from puberty to adulthood — and even twilight years — various creatures are on hand to help humans navigate their way through challenges big and small. The show's impressive voice cast sees Nick Kroll, Maya Rudolph, and David Thewlis reprising their Big Mouth roles alongside new series regulars Aidy Bryant, Keke Palmer, Brandon Kyle Goodman, and Randall Park.

    Available March 18

    Windfall (NEW movie)

    Thrillers seem to be the flavor of the month this March, and this robbery-gone-wrong from director Charlie McDowell injects a bit of dark humor into the genre. A wealthy couple (played by Jesse Plemons and Lily Collins) arrive at their vacation home, taking a burglar (played by Jason Segel) by surprise. He makes the split-second decision to hold the pair hostage and gets more than he bargained for.

    Available March 18

    Bridgerton, Season 5

    Lady Whistledown’s gossip missives continue to cause drama for the social elite in Bridgerton. The first season was a monster smash, and although Regé-Jean Page won't be back, fans can expect more of the same when smug bachelor Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) takes center stage. Meanwhile, scene-stealer Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan) will have to keep her gossip writing secret if she wants to continue as Lady Whistledown.

    Available March 25

    Emma Fraser has wanted to write about TV since she first watched My So-Called Life in the mid-90s, finally getting her wish over a decade later. Follow her on Twitter at @frazbelina

    TOPICS: Netflix, Bridgerton, Formula 1: Drive to Survive, Human Resources, The Last Kingdom, Pieces of Her, Queer Eye Germany, Worst Roommate Ever