What’s new on Netflix Canada in March 2020

Titles coming to the streaming platform include Spenser Confidential, The Platform, season four of Riverdale, season three of Ozark, and more

Winston Duke and Mark Wahlberg team up to take down criminals in Boston in the action-comedy "Spenser Confidential", premiering on Netflix on Friday, March 6th. (Photo: Netflix)
Winston Duke and Mark Wahlberg team up to take down criminals in Boston in the action-comedy "Spenser Confidential", premiering on Netflix on Friday, March 6th. (Photo: Netflix)

Every month, kawarthaNOW is the only local media source to bring you a list of what’s coming to Netflix Canada.

In the action-comedy Spenser Confidential, when two Boston police officers are murdered, ex-cop Spenser (Mark Wahlberg) teams up with his no-nonsense roommate Hawk (Winston Duke) to take down criminals. The Netflix film premieres on Friday, March 6th.

Other Netflix films include Guilty and I am Jonas (Mar. 6), Go Karts and Lost Girls (Mar. 13), The Platform and Ultras (Mar. 20), Curtiz (Mar. 25), and The Decline and Uncorked (Mar. 27).

New Netflix original series include: The English Game (no release date specified); The Circle Brazil (Mar. 11); Hospital Playlist (Mar. 12); 100 Humans, Bloodride, The Valhalla Murders, and Women of the Night (all on Mar. 13); Feel Good (Mar. 19); Dare Me and Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walke (Mar. 20); Signs (Mar. 25); and Unorthodox (Mar. 26).

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Returning Netflix original series include season four of Riverdale (weekly episodes beginning Mar. 4), season three of The Protector and season two of Ugly Delicious (Mar. 6), season two of Kingdom (Mar. 13), season four of Greenhouse Academy (Mar. 20), season three of Black Lightning (Mar. 26), and season three of Ozark (Mar. 27).

Theatrically released films include Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, High Noon, Moneyball, October Sky, Pitch Perfect 3, Shaun of the Dead, and What a Girl Wants (all on Mar. 1), Ready Player One (Mar. 3), Coal Miner’s Daughter and National Lampoon’s Animal House (Mar. 4), and Pineapple Express and Sense and Sensibility (Mar. 31).

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Here’s the complete list of everything coming to Netflix Canada in March, along with what’s leaving.

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Coming in March (no release date specified)

  • Arashi’s Diary – Voyage (new episodes, Netflix documentary) – Why did Japan’s top boy band Arashi decide to go on hiatus at the height of their popularity? Singers. Dancers. Legends. Japan’s No. 1 group has captured fans’ hearts for 20 years. Now they embark on a new journey. The episodes will be updated on a monthly basis: Episode 1&2 is now on streaming.
  • The English Game (Netflix original) – In 1870s England, two footballers on opposite sides of a class divide forge a bond that helps bring the upper-class gentleman’s sport to the masses.
  • Ladies Up (Netflix comedy special) – Rising India-based comics Prashasti Singh, Kaneez Surka, Supriya Joshi and Niveditha Prakasam bring no-holds-barred humor to this stand-up series.

Sunday, March 1

  • Go! Go! Cory Carson: Season 2 (Netflix family) – Driveway dance parties, birthday treasure hunts — and going to the doctor to fix a flat tire. Whatever life brings, Cory’s gassed up and ready to go!
  • Beyond the Lights
  • Constantine
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • High Noon
  • His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass
  • Isle of Dogs
  • Land of the Dead
  • Moneyball
  • October Sky
  • Phantom Thread
  • Pitch Perfect 3
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked!: S11
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race: S11
  • Shaun of the Dead
  • Thank You for Your Service
  • The Producers
  • Vanity Fair
  • What a Girl Wants
  • Wimbledon


Tuesday, March 3

  • Ready Player One
  • Taylor Tomlinson: Quarter-Life Crisis (Netflix comedy special) – Now halfway through her twenties, Taylor Tomlinson is ready to leave her mistakes behind her. Following her Netflix debut on The Comedy Lineup Part 1 (2018), Taylor divulges the lessons she’s learned in her first hour-long comedy special, Taylor Tomlinson: Quarter-Life Crisis. Taylor talks about working on yourself, realistic relationship goals, and why your twenties are not actually “the best years of your life.”


Wednesday, March 4

  • Coal Miner’s Daughter
  • Drag Me to Hell
  • Fear
  • National Lampoon’s Animal House
  • Riverdale: Season 4 (weekly episodes) (Netflix original) – Daring adventure meets chilling darkness as Riverdale explores a new side of grief and the gang prepares for the ultimate test: senior year.


Thursday, March 5

  • Castlevania: Season 3 (Netflix anime) – Belmont and Sypha settle into a village with sinister secrets, Alucard mentors a pair of admirers, and Isaac embarks on a quest to locate Hector.
  • Mighty Little Bheem: Festival of Colors (Netflix family) – From surprising stage performances to spraying colors with friends, join baby Bheem for all his Holi hijinks during the special spring festival.
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Friday, March 6

  • Guilty (Netflix film) – When a college heartthrob is accused of rape by a less popular student, his girlfriend navigates various versions of the story in search of the truth.
  • I am Jonas (Netflix film) – A turbulent past haunts Jonas, who recalls his teenage love affair with the impulsive, twisted and yet irresistible Nathan.
  • Paradise PD: Part 2 (Netflix original) – As the diabolical Kingpin tightens his grip on Paradise, the squad contends with bitter feuds, dirty schemes, kinky fetishes and a nuclear threat.
  • The Protector: Season 3 (Netflix original) – As chaos descends on Istanbul, Hakan faces a formidable Immortal who seeks to possess the key to destroying the city.
  • Spenser Confidential (Netflix film) – Just out of prison and investigating a twisted murder, Spenser is sucked back into Boston’s underbelly. Based on the popular books; Mark Wahlberg stars.
  • Twin Murders: The Silence of the White City (Netflix film) – A detective inspector is pushed to the edge while he hunts the ritualistic murderer that has been terrorizing a city in Spain’s Basque Country for two decades.
  • Ugly Delicious: Season 2 (Netflix documentary) – Ugly Delicious returns for a second season from James Beard award-winning Chef David Chang and Academy Award-Winner Morgan Neville. The second season of the hit series continues to challenge both our taste buds and our minds as Chef Chang travels the world with writers and chefs, activists and artists, who use food as a vehicle to break down cultural barriers, tackle misconceptions and uncover shared experiences. And this season ventures into more of the unknown, including the world of parenting as Chang gears up to become a first time father. Special guests include Nick Kroll, Aziz Ansari, Padma Lakshmi, food writers Helen Rosner and Chris Ying, Danny McBride, Bill Simmons, and Dave Choe among others.


Sunday, March 8

  • Sitara: Let Girls Dream (Netflix film) – An animated short film that follows the story of Pari, a 14-year-old girl with dreams of becoming a pilot, while growing up in a society that doesn’t allow her to dream.


Tuesday, March 10

  • Carmen Sandiego: To Steal or Not to Steal (Netflix family) – You drive the action in this interactive adventure, helping Carmen save Ivy and Zack when V.I.L.E. captures them during a heist in Shanghai.
  • Marc Maron: End Times Fun (Netflix comedy special)


Wednesday, March 11

  • The Circle Brazil (Netflix original) – Be yourself — or someone else? The players must choose while chasing a cash prize when this lighthearted, strategic competition show comes to Brazil.
  • Dirty Money: Season 2 (Netflix documentary) – The critically acclaimed investigative series from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney’s Jigsaw Productions returns for a second season. Dirty Money provides an up-close-and-personal view into untold stories of scandal, financial malfeasance and corruption in the world of business. This season offers a look inside Jared Kushner’s real estate empire, the Wells Fargo banking scandal, and Malaysia’s 1MDB corruption case.
  • On My Block: Season 3 (Netflix original) – They thought life was about to return to what passes for normal in Freeridge, but the stakes just got even higher. On My Block, co-created by Lauren Iungerich (Awkward) and Eddie Gonzalez & Jeremy Haft (All Eyez On Me), is a coming-of0age comedy about four bright and street-savvy friends navigating their way through the triumph, pain and the newness of high-school set in the rough inner city.
  • Riverdale: Season 4 (weekly episodes) (Netflix original)
  • Summer Night


Thursday, March 12

  • Hospital Playlist (Netflix original) – Five doctors, whose friendship goes back to their days in med school, band together at one hospital as colleagues in the VIP wing.


Friday, March 13

  • 100 Humans (Netflix original) – One hundred diverse volunteers participate in experiments that tackle questions about age, gender, happiness and other aspects of being human.
  • BEASTARS (Netflix anime) – In a world where beasts of all kinds coexist, a gentle wolf awakens to his own predatory urges as his school deals with a murder within its midst.
  • Bloodride (Netflix original) – A Norwegian anthology series that blends horror with dark Scandinavian humor, setting each distinct story in its own realistic yet weird universe.
  • Elite: Season 3 (Netflix original) – When another classmate is killed, a new investigation ensues. The students look toward their future, while the consequences of the past haunt them.
  • Go Karts (Netflix film) – After moving to a new town with his mom, a teen discovers the high-speed sport of go-kart racing, learning from a former driver with a secret past.
  • Kingdom: Season 2 (Netflix original) – The zombie period drama set in Korea’s Joseon era returns for Season 2.
  • Lost Girls (Netflix film) – A mother’s quest to find her missing daughter uncovers a wave of unsolved murders in this drama based on a true story. Amy Ryan and Gabriel Byrne star.
  • Restaurants on the Edge: Season 1
  • The Valhalla Murders (Netflix original) – An ambitious Icelandic detective teams up with a cop from Norway to investigate a series of murders that may be connected to a heinous trauma.
  • Women of the Night (Netflix original) – Haunted by a shadowy past, the wife of a rising star in Amsterdam’s mayoral office finds herself drawn into the city’s underworld of sex and drugs.


Monday, March 16

  • The Boss Baby: Back in Business: Season 3 (Netflix family) – After losing his job at Baby Corp, Boss Baby goes freelance and turns his playgroup into a makeshift field team. Cue the critical mission!


Tuesday, March 17

  • Bert Kreischer: Hey Big Boy (Netflix comedy special) – Comedian Bert Kreischer is back, and shirtless once again, in his second Netflix 0riginal comedy special. Bert candidly shares hilarious stories about his daughter’s period party, a pushy arms dealer, and an inside joke with a Starbucks barista.
  • Shaun the Sheep: Adventures from Mossy Bottom
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Wednesday, March 18

  • Riverdale: Season 4 (weekly episodes) (Netflix original)


Thursday, March 19

  • Altered Carbon: Resleeved (Netflix anime) – Dai Sato, the creative mind behind “Cowboy Bebop”, further explores and expands upon the “Altered Carbon” universe in this anime adaptation.
  • Feel Good (Netflix original) – Mae Martin stars as herself, a Canadian comedian living in London while navigating a new relationship and dealing with sobriety.


Friday, March 20

  • A Life of Speed: The Juan Manuel Fangio Story (Netflix documentary) – Juan Manuel Fangio was the Formula One king, winning five world championships in the early 1950s — before protective gear or safety features were used.
  • Archibald’s Next Big Thing: Season 2 (Netflix family) – From outdoor adventures to shopping extravaganzas, Archibald can’t wait to experience everything this great, big world has to offer.
  • Buddi (Netflix family) – Following the day-to-day adventures of five best “Buddis,” this colorful and entertaining series is targeted at children under 4.
  • Dare Me (Netflix original) – Mystery, drama and danger hit a high school cheerleading squad ruled by brash Beth and her loyal BFF Addy when a new coach arrives in their small town.
  • Dino Girl Gauko: Season 2 (Netflix family) – Naoko and her friends have more strange adventures with aliens, robots and dinosaur girl Gauko. Their ordinary town has its share of oddities!
  • Greenhouse Academy: Season 4 (Netflix family) – The teen drama based on the award-winning Israeli series “Ha-Hamama” returns for Season 4.
  • The Letter for the King (Netflix family) – A young boy holds the fate of the kingdom in his hands when he embarks on a quest to deliver a secret message in this sweeping fantasy series.
  • Maska (Netflix film) – A young man sets out to become a movie star, until a summer romance shows him the fine line between dreams and delusions. Starring Manisha Koirala.
  • The Platform (Netflix film) – In a prison where inmates on high floors eat better than those below, who get the scant scraps, one man tries to effect change so everyone gets enough.
  • Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker (Netflix original) – This limited series is inspired by the incredible true story of Madam C.J. Walker, who was the first African American female self-made millionaire.
  • Ultras (Netflix film) – A story of intergenerational friendship and coming of age, set in the world of ultras culture during the last five weeks of a soccer championship.
  • Tiger King (Netflix documentary) – A rivalry between big cat eccentrics takes a dark turn when Joe Exotic, a controversial animal park boss, is caught in a murder-for-hire plot in this limited docuseries where the only thing more dangerous than a big cat is its owner.


Monday, March 23

  • Sol Levante (Netflix anime) – An experimental project between Netflix and Production I.G, one of the leading anime production companies in Japan, to produce the world’s first 4K HDR native hand-drawn anime short.


Tuesday, March 24

  • Life of the Party


Wednesday, March 25

  • Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution (Netflix documentary) – In the early 1970s, teenagers with disabilities faced a future shaped by isolation, discrimination and institutionalization. Camp Jened, a ramshackle camp “for the handicapped” in the Catskills, exploded those confines. Jened was their freewheeling utopia, a place with summertime sports, smoking and makeout sessions awaiting everyone, and campers felt fulfilled as human beings. Their bonds endured as they migrated West to Berkeley, California — a promised land for a growing and diverse disability community — where friends from Camp Jened realized that disruption and unity might secure life-changing accessibility for millions.
  • Curtiz (Netflix film) – Driven and arrogant, film director Michael Curtiz deals with studio politics and family drama during the troubled production of “Casablanca” in 1942.
  • The Occupant (Hogar) (Netflix film) – An unemployed executive is forced to sell his apartment. When he discovers that he still has the keys, he becomes obsessed with the family that lives there and will do anything to go back to the life he had before.
  • Riverdale: Season 4 (weekly episodes) (Netflix original)
  • Signs (Netflix original) – When a young woman’s murder shows similarities to a decade-old cold case, a new police commander must break the silence permeating an Owl Mountain town.
  • YooHoo to the Rescue: Season 3 (Netflix family) – It’s time to take flight again! Join YooHoo and his adorable crew as they travel the world to help animal friends, one marvellous mission at a time.


Thursday, March 26

  • 7SEEDS: Part 2 (Netflix anime) – The world they knew is long gone. Their new environment is dangerous, but not as deadly as their fellow humans. Based on the award-winning manga by Yumi Tamura, “7SEEDS” returns for Part 2.
  • Black Lightning: Season 3 (Netflix original) – Cress Williams (“Prison Break”) brings DC’s first major African American superhero to life in this multilayered series, now returning for Season 3.
  • Unorthodox (Netflix original) – A young woman flees to Berlin from an arranged marriage in Brooklyn. Then her past catches up to her.


Friday, March 27

  • Car Masters: Rust to Riches: Season 2 (Netflix original) – Classic cars get massive makeovers courtesy of Gotham Garage, a skilled California crew dedicated to upgrading and trading sweet vintage vehicles.
  • The Decline (Netflix film) – As a way to prepare for disasters, family man Antoine attends a training program on survivalism given by Alain, at his self-sufficient retreat. Planning for a natural, economical or social breakdown, the group goes through drills meant to prepare them for apocalypses of all types. But the catastrophe waiting for them is nothing like what they anticipated.
  • Dragons: Rescue Riders: Hunt for the Golden Dragon (Netflix family) – It’s the treasure hunt of a lifetime for the Rescue Riders, who must race to find a precious golden dragon egg and keep it safe from evil pirates.
  • Il processo (Netflix original) – The murder of a teen girl impacts a public prosecutor linked to the victim, a lawyer seeking a career-making case and a suspect who says she’s innocent.
  • Ladies Up (Netflix comedy special) – Rising India-based comics Prashasti Singh, Kaneez Surka, Supriya Joshi and Niveditha Prakasam bring no-holds-barred humor to this stand-up series.
  • Mark of the Devil (Netflix film) – When two sisters open an ancient book that ushers evil into their midst, a possessed priest wrestling with his own demons becomes their only salvation.
  • Ozark: Season 3 (Netflix original) – The Emmy-winning series about a suburban family laundering millions in the Missouri Ozarks returns for Season 3.
  • There’s Something in the Water
  • True: Wuzzle Wegg Day (Netflix family) – When searching for the perfect Wuzzle Wegg, Bartleby thinks he sees a monster. Will the Rainbow King have to cancel Wuzzle Wegg Day — or will True come to the rescue?
  • Uncorked (Netflix film) – A young man faces his father’s disapproval when he pursues his dream of becoming a master sommelier instead of joining the family’s barbecue business.


Tuesday, March 31

  • Chip and Potato: Season 2
  • Pineapple Express
  • Sense and Sensibility
  • Step Brothers
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Leaving Netflix Canada in March

Tuesday, March 3

  • Marvel Studios’ Black Panther
  • Pitch Perfect
  • Pitch Perfect 2
  • The Purge

Tuesday, March 24

  • Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time


All titles and dates are subject to change.