Netflix March 2021: Coming Soon To You


Ashley Dang

Netflix has had more options than ever before! The upcoming shows will definitely grab your attention or at least keep you from boredom, so stay on the lookout!

Christina Davenport, Reporter

With the pandemic having kept many of us across the globe sitting in our homes, streaming services like Netflix have really been important for keeping bored folks occupied. All month long, people have been eagerly waiting to see what new titles would be coming to Netflix. From old classics to brand new films having their premieres, Netflix is full of top-notch movies, documentaries, and comedy specials this March. You can count on Netflix to lead the way with incredible and innovative new content like Netflix Original movies “Moxie” and “Bad Trip”, in addition to Netflix Original series “Last Chance U: Basketball” which delves into players battling adversity at East Los Angeles College, as the series shifts from high-stakes junior-college football to basketball and “Waffles + Mochi, a kids cooking show with Michelle Obama and so much more. Here’s a list of just a few of the new movies coming out this March.

Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell (Monday, March 1, 2021)
Christopher Wallace, aka the Notorious B.I.G., remains one of hip-hop’s icons, renowned for his distinctive flow and autobiographical lyrics. The Netflix original documentary celebrates his life via rare behind-the-scenes footage and testimonies of his closest friends and family. The documentary is set to be released on March 1.

Moxie (Wednesday, March 3, 2021)
Amy Poehler’s second Netflix Original movie about a shy 16-year-old named Vivian Carter who decides to follow her mother’s footsteps into a rebellious lifestyle. Little does she know, her decision to fix the wrongs in the school’s micro-society unexpectedly sparks a revolution, one that will forever change her life as well as the students and teachers around her. Moxie features Hadley Robinson, Josephine Langford, Patrick Schwarzenegger, and Amy Poehler, who is also the director and producer of the film. This comedy-drama will be released on Netflix on March 3.

Sentinelle (Friday, March 5, 2021)
The movie is based on a highly trained French soldier who has been transferred home after a traumatizing combat mission. In the movie she uses her skills to hunt down the man who hurt her sister. This French action movie stars Olga Kurylenko,Marilyn Lima, and Michel Nabokoff and will be released on Netflix on March 5.

Yes Day (Friday, March 12, 2021)
The Netflix family comedy Yes Day centers on Allison and Carlos Torres as they give their three kids the opportunity of a lifetime. The children make the rules for 24 hours, and the parents cannot deny any of their commands. As the family grows closer, they also face a few obstacles that require re-evaluating their livelihood. Yes Day features Jennifer Garner, Édgar Ramírez, and Jenna Ortega. The comedy movie will be released on Netflix on March 12.

Audrey (Sunday, March 14, 2021)
A documentary shining light not only on Audrey Hepburn’s achievements as an actor but as an international humanitarian and style icon. The feature doc combines never-before-seen archival footage with interviews of those who knew Hepburn best including Richard Dreyfuss and Peter Bogdanovich to tell the full story of Audrey. This documentary film will be released on Netflix on March 14.

Waffles + Mochi (Tuesday, March 16, 2021)
“Waffles + Mochi” is a new kids series hosted by former first lady Michelle Obama. With her help, Waffles and Mochi travel the world, learning all they can about different foods and cultures.
The show will highlight the importance of home-cooking over ready meals. Michelle plays a supermarket owner who meets residents of The Land Of Frozen Food: Waffles and Mochi. It’s up to her to help her new pals achieve their dreams of becoming chefs. The show is set to be released on Netflix on March 16.

Bad Trip (Friday, March 26, 2021)
It’s about two best friends, Chris and Bud (Eric Andre and Lil Rel Howry), whose road trip quickly spirals out of control. As viewers soon learn, the duo has stolen a car from Bud’s sister (played by Tiffany Haddish), and they spend their entire ride attempting to evade her. This comedy movie will be released on Netflix on March 26.

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (Wednesday, March 29, 2021)

This documentary goes in depth in Nelson Mandela’s life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa. The main actors, Idris Elba and Naomi Harris give awesome interpretations and the story was professionally directed by Justin Chadwick. This documentary will be released on Netflix on March 29.