• La'Chris Jordan

New Diverse TV Series to Watch On Netflix in March 2022 (Trailers)

Updated: Mar 20



There isn't a shortage of new content to sink your teeth into this month with series and films from all over the world including the UK, Turkey, France, South Korea and Mexico. Some of my personal favorites are Top Boy, Standing Up, Karma's World and Midnight at the Pera Palace.


Eternally Confused and Eager for Love (Season 1)

Often (mis)guided by a cheeky imaginary wizard, an awkward and lonely 20-something struggles to get out of his own way in his quest for a girlfriend.

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Cast: Vihaan Samat, Jim Sarbh, Rahul Bose, Suchitra Pillai, Dalai, Ankur Rathee

Runtime: 24 mins



 

Karma’s World (Season 2)

Lyrically gifted middle schooler Karma juggles rap dreams and rhyme schemes while using her talent, ambition and heart to solve any problem.

Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy

Cast: Ludacris, Nana Kouno, Asia Bryant

Writer: Ludacris



 
Kotaro Lives Alone (Season 1)

A lonely little boy moves into a ramshackle apartment building all on his own and makes friends with the broke manga artist who lives next door.

Genre: Animation, Comedy

Cast: Rie Kugimiya, Toshiki Masuda

Runtime: 27 mins

Language: Japanese



 

Lies and Deceit (Season 1)

A literature teacher seeks justice against a surgeon she claims date raped her, while he vehemently denies her accounts of the encounter.

Genre: Thriller

Cast: Ángela Cremonte, Javier Rey, Manuela Velasco

Writer: Curro Novallas

Runtime: 50 min

Language: Spanish


 
Light the Night (Part 3)

In the red light district of 1980s Taipei, women at a popular Japanese night club navigate jealousy, heartbreak, friendship and love.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

Cast: Ruby Lin, Tony Yo-ning Yang, Cheryl Yang

Runtime: 47 mins

Language: Chinese

 

Midnight at the Pera Palace (Season 1)

At a historic Istanbul hotel, a journalist is thrust into the past and must stop a plot that could change the fate of modern Turkey.

Genre: Drama

Cast: Hazal Kaya, Selahattin Pasali, James Chalmers

Runtime: 47 mins

Language: Turkish



 

Pedal to Metal (Season 1)

After a race they drive in ends fatally, friends Kike and Noche flee to Mexico City to hide, rebuild their lives and escape danger...or at least try.

Genre: Drama

Cast: Benny Emmanuel, Renata Vaca, Andrés Delgado, Sylvia Pasquel, Gerardo Taracena, Silverio Palacios

Language: Spanish


 
Soil (Season 1)

To revamp the family business, a young entrepreneur sets up a bold yet risky plan of importing soil from Morocco to bury his community's deceased.

Genre: Drama, Comedy

Cast: Yassine Ouaich, Ward Kerremans, Ahlaam Teghadouini

Runtime: 45 min

Language: Arabic



 

Standing Up (Season 1)

From juggling jobs to chasing viral fame: Making it in stand-up can be a messy business. But these four friends will risk it all to make the world laugh.

Genre: Drama

Director: Farid Bentoumi, Bryan Marciano

Cast: Mariama Gueye, Younes Boucif, Elsa Guedj, Jean Siuen

Runtime: 44 mins

Language: French



 
The Cursed (Season 1)

A truth-chasing journalist goes up against the demonic CEO of an IT conglomerate with the help of a teenager with the ability to cast deadly curses.

Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

Cast: Uhm Ji-won, Jung Ziso, Sung Dong-il, Jo Min-soo, Jung Moon-sung, Kim Min-jae

Runtime: 60 min

Language: Korean


 

Top Boy (Season 2)

Two seasoned drug dealers return to the gritty streets of London, but their pursuit of money and power is threatened by a young and ruthless hustler.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Cast: Ashley Walters, Kano, Shone Romulus

Writer: Ronan Bennett

Runtime: 60 min

Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Film Award3 wins & 13 nominations total

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