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LIST: Films and TV series to watch this March 2024

By Mica Rodriguez Published Mar 14, 2024 10:50 pm

What's on your March watchlist?

It's the perfect time to update it with new shows and movies that look promising in their own ways.

From highly anticipated comeback projects of both Hollywood and Hallyu superstars to a unique series where one of the lead characters transforms into a chicken nugget (We're not kidding!), here's a roundup of PhilSTAR L!fe's top picks for your entertainment this month.

Wonderful World

Status: Starts streaming on Disney+ on March 1
Starring: Kim Namjoo and Cha Eunwoo with Kim Kang-woo and Lee Se-mi

Eun Soo-hyun (Kim Namwoo) plays an accomplished psychology professor and writer whose world gets shattered into pieces upon learning the details of the untimely death of her son. When the person responsible for it wasn't punished, she makes it a mission to help fellow grieving individuals and assist them in solving their cases. How will the arrival of the mysterious Kwon Seon-yul affect the life of Soo-hyun?

Ricky Stanicky

Status: Starts streaming on Prime Video on March 7
Starring: John Cena and Zac Efron with Jermaine Fowler, Andrew Santino, Lex Scott Davis, and William H. Macy

Have you ever pictured having an imaginary pal that you can use as an excuse to go out and chill with your friends? This comedy film is for you. With a star-studded cast, Ricky Stanicky revolves around an imaginary character created by three friends that was often used as a scapegoat to cover their misbehaviors in the past 20 years. When their partners start getting suspicious, the trio hires a washed-up character so they can bring Ricky to life.

Queen of Tears

Status: Starts streaming on Netflix on March 9
Starring: Kim Soo-hyun and Kim Ji-won

Queen of Tears marks the grand comeback of our favorite oppa Kim Soo-hyun and brilliant K-drama sweetheart Kim Ji-won in romantic dramedy. Here, the two Hallyu superstars play a married couple going through a crisis. Baek Hyun-woo (Kim Soo-hyun), a simple man that grew up on the countryside, becomes the pride and joy of his village after being named the legal director of the Queens Group. Hong Hae-in (Kim Ji-won), meanwhile, is the successor of the family that runs a conglomerate. Would love be enough to keep their marriage alive?

Our Season

Status: Showing in cinemas starting March 13
Starring: Shin Min-a, Kim Hae-sook, Kang Ki-young, and Hwang Bo-ra

Are you in the mood for a Korean fantasy drama? Our Season is about the miraculous moment that occurs when a mother comes down from heaven to stay beside her daughter for a three-day vacation. Don’t forget to bring your tissues! K-drama favorites Shin Min-a and Kim Hae-sook will surely make you cry.

Irish Wish

Status: Starts streaming on Netflix on March 15
Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Ed Speleers, Alexander Vlahos, Elizabeth Tan, Ayesha Curry

Missing the OG teen queen Lindsay Lohan? You could finally see her again in a fantasy comedy film. When the love of her life gets engaged to her best friend, Maddie (Lindsay Lohan) puts her feelings aside to be a bridesmaid at their wedding in Ireland. Days before the pair is set to marry, Maddie makes a spontaneous wish for true love, only to wake up as the bride-to-be.

Chicken Nugget

Status: Starts streaming on Netflix starting March 15
Starring: Ryu Seung-ryong, Ahn Jae-hong and Kim Yoo-jung

With critically acclaimed and top stars as leads, you wouldn't believe that the premise of this quirky series has something to do with a chicken nugget. Here, an owner of a small machine-manufacturing company named Choi Sun-man (Ryu Seung-ryong) works closely with intern Go Baek-joong (Ahn Jae-hong), who secretly has a crush on his daughter Choi Min-a (Kim Yoo-jung). One day, Min-a visits her father’s office, where she discovers an unusual machine and steps inside it out of curiosity. Suddenly, she transforms into a chicken nugget! From the trailer alone, this "serious" yet hilarious series could make a lot of viewers smile—and crave for the much-loved chicken dish!

What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim? (Philippine version)

Status: Starts streaming on Viu on March 18 
Starring: Paulo Avelino and Kim Chiu

The wait is over! The Philippine adaptation of the hit 2018 K-drama What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim? will premiere soon with Kapamilya stars Paulo Avelino and Kim Chiu. After the success of their romance-drama series Linlang, the KimPau tandem is set to make you feel the love and the kilig with the local take of the well-loved series. The story follows a narcissistic executive (Paulo Avelino) who gets romantically involved with his secretary (Kim Chiu) after nine years of having a professional relationship.

Road House

Status: Starts streaming on Prime Video on March 21
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Conor McGregor, Daniela Melchior

We will end our list with a jampacked action film! In this movie offering, Jake Gyllenhaal takes on the role originally played by the late Patrick Swayze. A former UFC middleweight fighter ends up working at a roadhouse in the Florida Keys, where things are not what they seem.