17 Movies & TV Shows to Watch in March 2023. March 2023 promises to be an excellent month for movie and TV fans. Some highly anticipated releases include the latest entry in the Creed film series, a new Ghostface killer, and John Wick’s latest mission. In addition to these films, TV fans can look forward to the premieres of several new shows.
17 Movies & TV Shows to Watch in March 2023
The Mandalorian Season 3 – March 1
After more than two years, fans of The Mandalorian can rejoice as the third season of the popular show is finally here. The latest season is set to premiere on March 1 on Disney+ and will comprise eight episodes, with the finale airing on April 19. The show follows the adventures of Mando, played by Pedro Pascal, and his lovable companion, Grogu, popularly known as Baby Yoda, on the internet.
Operation Fortune: Ruse de Guerre – March 3
Directed by Guy Ritchie, Operation Fortune: Ruse de Guerre features Jason Statham as Orson Fortune, a top spy who leads a team of elite international operatives consisting of Aubrey Plaza as tech genius Sarah Fidel, Cary Elwes as the team’s planner Nathan Jasmine, and Bugzy Malone as sharpshooter J.J. Davis.
Their mission is to track down a new super weapon held by billionaire arms dealer Greg Simmonds, played by Hugh Grant, and the team devises a plan to infiltrate an arms deal hosted by Simmonds. They use Hollywood actor Danny Francesco, portrayed by Josh Hartnett, as bait for Simmonds while saving the world.
Daisy Jones & The Six – March 3
The series explores the fictional story of a 1970s rock band led by the talented Daisy Jones (portrayed by Riley Keough) and the charismatic Billy Dunne (played by Sam Claflin), loosely inspired by Fleetwood Mac. The plot is fueled by music, personal turmoil, showbiz drama, and sexual tension. Based on Taylor Jenkins Reid’s bestselling novel, the series boasts original music composed by Blake Mills, featuring contributions from Phoebe Bridgers, Marcus Mumford, and other artists.
Creed III – March 3
On Friday, ‘Creed III’ will be released nationwide in theaters, marking a new beginning for Adonis Creed. After the first two films, in which his father, Apollo, and Rocky Balboa’s legacies loomed large (with Sylvester Stallone deciding that ‘Creed II’ would be his final appearance), Adonis is finally stepping out of their shadows. With Rocky’s exit and Adonis established as the world’s best, the franchise has room to breathe and evolve.
The film features franchise newcomer Jonathan Majors, who recently debuted as Kang the Conqueror, the MCU’s next Thanos-level villain in ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania,’ alongside returning stars Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, and Wood Harris.
You Season 4 Part 2 – March 9
The beginning of Season 4 of ‘You’ on Netflix was anything but peaceful for Joe Goldberg (played by Penn Badgley), who found himself solving murders instead of committing them. As a professor living under a new identity in London, Joe discovered he was trapped in a whodunit mystery, his least favorite genre, as someone started targeting his wealthy friends and foes.
Although he believes he has uncovered the identity of the “Eat the Rich” Killer, Joe must now decide what his next move will be. As we prepare for the second half of the season, we gather every clue about what is in store.
65 – March 10
65 follows the story of pilot Mills, who finds himself stranded on Earth 65 million years ago after a catastrophic crash on an unknown planet. With a slim chance of rescue, Mills and the only other survivor, Koa, must traverse an unfamiliar terrain filled with dangerous prehistoric creatures to survive. The cast also includes Chloe Coleman as Nevine and Nika King as Alya.
Scott Beck and Bryan Woods wrote and directed the upcoming American science fiction action thriller film, “65,” produced by them, Sam Raimi and Deborah Liebling. The movie stars Adam Driver and Ariana Greenblatt and is a co-production between Columbia Pictures, Bron Creative, Raimi Productions, and Beck/Woods.
Scream VI – March 10
Next month, Scream 6, officially titled Scream VI, will hit theaters, and we’re eager to see Ghostface again. Paramount released a teaser in December 2022, followed by a full trailer for the horror sequel in January 2023. The trailer gave us a first look at Kirby’s comeback and left us concerned about Gale’s future.
The follow-up to 2022’s “requel” Scream takes place in New York City and features fan favorites like Jenna Ortega’s Tara. Unfortunately, we will need two of the original series stars, with only Courteney Cox reprising her role.
Ted Lasso Season 3 – March 15
Ted Lasso Season 3 sees the return of AFC Richmond, now competing in the Premier League after their improbable promotion. Their rise to the top has made them a target of mockery in the football world, particularly as they face off against West Ham United and their new coach Nate (Nick Mohammed). Nevertheless, Ted Lasso (Jason Sudeikis) and his team are determined to meet these new obstacles head-on. The latest trailer for Ted Lasso previews what fans can expect from the show’s characters, such as Ted having a panic attack during a game.
Shadow & Bone Season 2 – March 16
Shadow and Bone, the popular Netflix series adapted from Leigh Bardugo’s bestselling books, is set to make a comeback with a second season. The show’s first season saw Alina (Jessie Mei Li) discover her sun summoner abilities and confront the Darkling (Ben Barnes). Showrunner Eric Heisserer has hinted that “both characters will have an upgrade in the second season,” and viewers can expect their battle to escalate.
Shazam! Fury of the Gods – March 17
Shazam! Fury of the Gods, the highly anticipated sequel to the 2019 DCEU film Shazam!, is finally coming. The story follows Billy Batson (Asher Angel), a foster kid who can transform into a superhero (played by Zachary Levi) by saying the word “Shazam.” With his foster siblings-turned-fellow superheroes by his side, Billy fights crime and learns the true meaning of family. The first film was well-received for its fun and lighthearted tone, setting high expectations for the sequel.
John Wick: Chapter 4 – March 24
In 2014, Keanu Reeves returned to the action genre with John Wick, and little did we know it would spark a full-blown franchise. The series has grown to three films, each delving deeper into the world of an underground league of assassins with their own set of rules and customs.
Lionsgate announced a fourth film shortly after the release of John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, with Reeves reprising his title role and Chad Stahelski back in the director’s chair. Despite a year-long delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, John Wick: Chapter 4 is finally on the horizon, and fans eagerly anticipate its release.
A Good Person – March 24
Zach Braff’s upcoming drama film, A Good Person, features an impressive cast, including Florence Pugh, Molly Shannon, Chinaza Uche, Celeste O’Connor, and Morgan Freeman. Braff is responsible for writing, directing, and producing the movie. The film tells the story of Allison, who forms an unlikely bond with her potential father-in-law years after a tragic accident. A Good Person is set to hit theaters in the United States on March 24, 2023, distributed by United Artists Releasing.
Yellowjackets Season 2 – March 26
“Yellowjackets” Season 2 has started with new cast members and more unanswered questions. The show follows a high school soccer team that crashes in a forest, and their struggle to survive turns into a horror story. The survivors’ secrets from 25 years ago start coming to light, and the present-day timeline is full of conspiracies and cults. Fans are eager to see what happens next, including the fate of Shauna’s baby and Jeff’s involvement in the cannibalism.
Succession Season 4 – March 26
HBO’s Succession captivates with its mix of familial conflict and sharp writing, centering around the wealthy Roy family’s control over the media empire Waystar Royco. With season four on the horizon, viewers are left eagerly anticipating what’s next for this dysfunctional ensemble after a three-year-long power struggle between patriarch Logan and his son Kendall. Following a stunning season three finale and a second Best Drama win, expectations are higher than ever for the hit series.
Tetris – March 31
The true story behind Tetris depicts Henk Rogers, played by Taron Egerton, as the game’s creator in 1988. Taking a significant risk, he travels to the Soviet Union to collaborate with inventor Alexey Pajitnov, portrayed by Nikita Efremov, to introduce Tetris to the public.
Scheduled to debut on Apple TV+, Tetris appears to be an exclusive for the streaming platform without any current plans for a theatrical release, unlike some other films like Netflix’s Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery or Apple’s CODA, which had limited theatrical runs.
Murder Mystery 2 – March 31
Netflix’s Murder Mystery 2, directed by Jeremy Garelick, sees the return of Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston as Nick and Audrey Spitz, now full-time detectives running a struggling agency. The plot revolves around their involvement in an international kidnapping case during a luxurious wedding on a private island.
Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves – March 31
The upcoming film “Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves” is a fantasy action-adventure directed by Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Michael Gilio from a story by Chris McKay and Gilio.
It stars Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Justice Smith, Regé-Jean Page, Sophia Lillis, and Hugh Grant. The plot follows a charming thief and his unlikely group of adventurers as they embark on an epic heist to retrieve a lost relic but face danger when they cross paths with the wrong people.