Netflix has a jam-packed release schedule this March, including the introduction of the final Marvel Defender, three promising Sundance films, plus the return of a couple of favorite comedies. Here are the highlights of what’s coming to the small screen.
Marvel Madness: Iron Fist
The fourth and final Defender is finally coming to Netflix. Iron Fist is the last hero viewers need to meet before The Defenders miniseries premieres later this year. Danny Rand (played by Game of Thrones’ Finn Jones) is a martial arts expert who returns to New York City after being presumed dead for many years. He has some difficult choices to make regarding his family legacy. Rosario Dawson will reprise her role as Claire Temple in the network’s Marvel universe, but appearances by the three other Defenders are unconfirmed. Drops March 17.
Sundance Takeover: Burning Sands, Deidra & Laney Rob a Train, The Discovery
Netflix was busy at the Sundance Film Festival in January. Three of the films they acquired will premiere this month. The first is Burning Sands about a fraternity pledge who must choose between achieving brotherhood or speaking out about the increasing violence he and other pledges must endure during Hell Week. Alfre Woodard, who has roles in the popular Netflix series A Series of Unfortunate Events and Luke Cage appears in the film. Drops March 10.
Next comes Deidra and Laney Rob a Train about two sisters who turn to robbing trains to support their family when their mother goes to jail. Drops March 17.
The final film premiering this month, The Discovery is packed with big names including Robert Redford, Jason Segel, Rooney Mara, Riley Keough and Jesse Plemons. It’s a love story set one year after the existence of the afterlife is scientifically confirmed. Drops March 31.
Bingeworthy Exclusives: Love, 13 Reasons Why, Grace & Frankie
In the second season of Judd Apatow’s series Love, Mickey and Gus try their hand at commitment and bringing order to their crazy lives. Drops March 10.
The popular comedy series Grace & Frankie returns for season 3. Drops March 24.
13 Reasons Why is a television adaptation of the popular book series. A girl commits suicide and leaves behind cassette tapes explaining why. Selena Gomez is one of the executive producers of the series teen thriller/mystery, which hopes to appeal to adults as well. Drops March 31.