What's new on Sky and NOW TV UK for March 2021

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by Andy Bassett
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What's new on Sky and NOW TV UK for March 2021

UK genre fans will be asking but one question this month, with the Snyder Cut of The Justice League airing on HBO Max on 18th March, will it be coming to Sky in March too?

Updated 26-Feb-2021: Hausen S1 (Confirmed 1st Mar) - Sister of the Groom (1st Mar) - Fall of a Kingdom (2nd Mar) - Mafia Inc. (3rd Mar) - State of Mind (4th Mar) - The Witches (5th Mar) - Human Capital (6th Mar) - Magic Arch (8th Mar) - Chronical: 2067 (9th Mar) - Gutterbug (10th Mar) - Target Number One (11th Mar) - Welcome to Sudden Death (13th Mar) - Poms (14th Mar) - Dino Dana: The Movie (15th Mar) - Concrete Plans (16th Mar) - The Good Doctor S4 (Confirmed 16th Mar) - Finding Steve McQueen (17th Mar) - Tremors: Shrieker Island (18th Mar) - Finding the Way Back (19th Mar) - The Tax Collector (21st Mar) - Boonio Bears: The Wild Life (22nd Mar) - Endless (23rd Mar) - The Warrior Queen of Jhansi (24th Mar) - Save Yourselves! (25th Mar) - The Furnace (28th Mar) - Tina (28th Mar) - The Racer (29th Mar) - Seized (30th Mar) - Eternal Beauty (31st Mar) - Station 19 S4 (Confirmed 31st Mar)


Unfortunately, there’s been no real word on international release plans for Snyder’s long awaited four hour cut of the DC superhero team up movie. Even its eventual showing on Sky is merely an assumption based on the multi-year agreement that Sky and WarnerMedia have in place that allows for HBO Max content such as the recent Raised By Wolves to show on Sky Atlantic. There’s certainly no reason to expect Zack Snyder’s Justice League won’t eventually end up on Sky for existing subscribers but several European countries including Spain, Hungary, Italy and Poland appear to have an 18th March debut for the film on VOD, according to the IMDB - interestingly, Sky TV operates in Italy.

As soon as any news is announced we’ll update this article, so don’t forget to check back.

Away from superhero dustups, Sky’s March lineup features a batch of Sky Original Movies and TV shows including the Andy McNab action thriller SAS: Red Notice and the story of Alan McGee’s decade defining Creation Records in Creation Stories. There’s also new comedy series called Bloods based around a London paramedic service.

Movie Premieres

(Requires Sky Cinema subscription or Now TV Sky Cinema Pass)

1st March

Sister of the Groom (2020, Comedy, Drama, Romance. Alicia Silverstone, Tom Everett Scott) - Added 26-Feb-2021
It’s Audrey's 40th birthday and her brother is marrying a seemingly perfect girl he met in France. However, when secrets are revealed prior to the wedding, Audrey has every intention of breaking up the happy couple.


2nd March 

Fall of a Kingdom aka The Rising Hawk (2020, Period, Action, Drama. Robert Patrick, Tommy Flanagan, Poppy Drayton) - Added 26-Feb-2021
In the 13th century, the Mongol Empire grows to be the largest the world had ever known. Now as its armies lay siege to much of Eastern Europe, a small village fights for freedom in the frontier landscape of the Carpathian Mountains.


3rd March 

Mafia Inc (2019, Crime, Drama. Sergio Castellitto, Marc-André Grondin, Gilbert Sicotte) - Added 26-Feb-2021
The Gamache, tailors from father to son, have been dressing the Mafia family Paternò for three generations but when the brash impulsive father Vincent executes a drug smuggling plan behind the godfather’s back to impress him, events backfire and a war erupts.


4th March 

State of Mind aka Three Christs (2020, Drama. Richard Gere, Peter Dinklage, Bradley Whitford, Walton Goggins, Dir. Jon Avnet) - Added 26-Feb-2021
In 1959, psychiatrist Dr. Alan Stone treats three paranoid schizophrenic patients at the Ypsilanti State Hospital in Michigan, each of whom believes they are Jesus Christ.


5th March

The Witches (2020, Adventure, Comedy, Family. Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer, Stanley Tucci, Dir. Robert Zemeckis) - Added 26-Feb-2021
A young orphaned boy who lives with his loving Grandma goes on a trip to an opulent seaside resort where the pair discover that the world’s Grand High Witch has gathered her fellow cronies from around the globe to carry out her nefarious plans.

The Witches is a reimagining of Roald Dahl’s dark fantasy for modern audiences following Nic Roeg’s earlier 1990 adaption. 


6th March 

Human Capital (2019, Crime, Drama. Liev Schreiber, Marisa Tomei, Peter Sarsgaard) - Added 26-Feb-2021

The lives of two different families collide when their children begin a relationship that leads to a tragic accident.


7th March

The Glorias (2020, True Life, Drama, Period, Julianne Moore, Alicia Vikander, Janelle Monáe, Dir. Julie Taymor)

The Glorias is a non traditional biopic which traces the story of feminist icon Gloria Steinem's itinerant childhood and its influence on her life as a writer, activist and organizer for women's rights worldwide. 

Based on Steinem’s own My Life on the Road memoire, the movie identifies the different periods of  Steinem's life by using four actresses to represent the different ages.


8th March 

Magic Arch (2020, Animation, Family) - Added 26-Feb-2021

When a young dolphin with an active imagination finds a magic arch that makes wishes come true, it must find a way to stop its enemies from using the arch for their own means. Features voice work served up from top ten ranked Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev, which is Ace!


9th March 

Chronical: 2067 aka 2067 (2020, Sci-Fi. Aaron Glenane, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ryan Kwanten, Dir. Seth Larney) - Added 26-Feb-2021

A message from the future simply saying “Send Ethan Whyte” thrusts Ethan, an underground tunnel worker, into a terrifying new world full of unknown danger as he must fight to save the human race from self inflicted destruction. 

Read our review of Chronical: 2067


10th March 

Gutterbug (2019, Crime, Drama. Andrew Yackel, Justin Pietropaolo, Hannah Mosqueda) - Added 26-Feb-2021

A punk named Bug grapples with the realities of homelessness, mental health, drug use and toxic friendships. On his 21st birthday he resolves to find his way home, a decision that leads him and his misfit crew down a dangerous path.


11th March 

Target Number One aka Most Wanted (2020, Crime, Thriller. Antoine Olivier Pilon, Josh Hartnett, Stephen McHattie, Dir. Daniel Roby ) - Added 26-Feb-2021

In 1989, a Canadian journalist investigates the circumstances surrounding the suspicious arrest of a heroin addict imprisoned in a Thai jail. Based on the true story of Alan Oliver.


12th March

SAS: Red Notice (2021, Sky Original, Action, Sam Heughan, Hannah John-Kamen, Ruby Rose, Andy Serkis, Dir. Magnus Martens) 

A small army of well trained criminals, the Black Swans, have hijacked the Eurostar deep beneath the English Channel and are threatening to blow up the tunnel. However, the terrorist group has reckoned without SAS operator Tom Buckingham who is onboard with his girlfriend and is determined to save her and the other passengers, even as a risky rescue mission by his unit is mounted.

Based on the novel of the same name by former SAS member Andy McNab, SAS: Red Notice is due a same day theatrical release as its Sky Cinema debut.


13th March 

Welcome to Sudden Death (2020, Action, Drama, Thriller. Michael Jai White, Michael Eklund, Sabryn Rock) - Added 26-Feb-2021

Jesse Freeman, an ex special forces operative now working as a security guard, brings his two kids to work at a basketball arena on its opening day. However, unbeknownst to the governor, mayor and thousands of spectators, eight tech-savvy terrorists are there to kidnap the team's owner. When his daughter is taken too, it’s up to Jesse to turn the situation around while facing a ticking clock and impossible odds.


14th March 

Poms (2019, Comedy, Drama, Sport. Diane Keaton, Jacki Weaver, Celia Weston, Dir. Zara Hayes) - Added 26-Feb-2021

Diane Keaton plays a woman who moves into a retirement community and starts a cheerleading squad with her fellow residents, proving that you're never too old to 'bring it’.


15th March

Dino Dana: The Movie (2020, Adventure, Family, Fantasy) - Added 26-Feb-2021

Dana Jain is a feisty 10-year-old 'paleontologist in training' who eats, sleeps and breathes dinos, so much so, she can actually see them in the real world. Soon she’s on a quest with her older sister and their new neighbours in search of the kid dinos, who are nowhere to be found.


16th March 

Concrete Plans (2020, Thriller. Goran Bogdan, Kevin Guthrie, Chris Reilly, Dir. Will Jewel) - Added 26-Feb-2021

High in the remote Welsh mountains, five builders are brought together to renovate a sprawling old farmhouse. However, tensions soon simmer between the men and the self-entitled aristocratic homeowner and, when bills can’t be paid, a simple dispute turns into a shockingly horrific display of violence as events spiral out of control.  


17th March 

Finding Steve McQueen (2019, Crime, Thriller. Travis Fimmel, Lily Rabe, William Fichtner, Dir. Mark Steven Johnson ) - Added 26-Feb-2021

In 1972, a gang of close-knit thieves from Youngstown, Ohio attempt to steal $30 million in illegal contributions and blackmail money from President Richard Nixon's secret fund.


18th March 

Tremors: Shrieker Island (2020, Action, Adventure, Comedy. Michael Gross, Jon Heder, Richard Brake) - Added 26-Feb-2021

When a wealthy playboy unleashes Graboids on a tropical island, two of the nature reserve's top scientists recruit Burt Gummer, monster hunter extraordinaire, to eradicate the infestation.


19th March

Finding the Way Back aka The Way Back (2020, Drama, Sport. Ben Affleck, Al Madrigal, Janina Gavankar, Dir. Gavin O'Connor) - Added 26-Feb-2021

Jack Cunningham was a high school basketball phenom who walked away from the game, forfeiting his future. Years later, now a recovering alcoholic struggling with relapses, he reluctantly accepts a coaching job at his alma mater, where he may get one last shot at redemption.

Finding the Way Back renites Ben Afleck with his The Accountant director in what is clearly a deeply personal project for him.


20th March 

Creation Stories (2021, Sky Original, True Life, Drama, Music. Ewan Bremner, Jason Isaacs, Paul Kaye, Suki Waterhouse, Dir. Nick Moran) 

The story of Alan McGee, the man who supplied the Brit Pop soundtrack to much of the 90s during the cultural renaissance known as Cool Britannia. Through a drug-fuelled haze of music and mayhem that led him from humble beginnings to Downing Street soirées and from dodging bailiffs to releasing genre defining multi-platinum albums by acts such as Primal Scream and Oasis on his label Creation Records, McGee’s drug addled lifestyle couldn't go on indefinitely... 

Clip NSFW


21st March 

The Tax Collector (2020, Action, Crime, Drama. Bobby Soto, Cinthya Carmona, Shia LaBeouf, Dir. David Ayer) - Added 26-Feb-2021

David and Creeper are enforcers known as “tax collectors” working for the crime lord Wizard.  But when Wizard’s old rival returns to Los Angeles from Mexico, the business is upended, and David finds himself desperate to protect what matters more to him than anything else: his family.


22nd March 

Boonie Bears: The Wild Life (2020, Animation) - Added 26-Feb-2021

The seventh movie in the popular Chinese animated series sees a thrilling new place open on Pine Tree Mountain, “Wild Life”, that offers a legendary experience. By wearing a gene-altering bracelet, guests can transform themselves into a variety of animals!


23rd March 

Endless (2020, Drama, Fantasy, Romance. Alexandra Shipp, Nicholas Hamilton, DeRon Horton) - Added 26-Feb-2021

Riley and Chris are madly in love when they are ripped apart by a tragic car accident, Riley blames herself for her boyfriend's death while Chris is stranded in limbo. Miraculously, the two find a way to connect.


24th March 

The Warrior Queen of Jhansi (2020, Period, Adventure, True life. Jodhi May, Derek Jacobi, Rupert Everett, Dir, Swati Bhise) - Added 26-Feb-2021

The true story of Lakshmibai, the historic Queen of Jhansi who, as a 24-year old General, fiercely led her army against the British East India Company in the infamous mutiny of 1857, setting in motion the demise of the notorious company and the beginning of the British Raj under Queen Victoria.


25th March 

Save Yourselves! (2020, Comedy, Sci-Fi. Sunita Mani, John Reynolds, Ben Sinclair, Dir. Alex Huston Fischer, Eleanor Wilson) - Added 26-Feb-2021

A young Brooklyn couple heads to an upstate cabin to unplug from their phones and reconnect with each other. Blissfully unaware of events elsewhere, they are left to their own devices as the planet falls under attack.


26th March 

Six Minutes to Midnight (2020, True Life, Thriller, Period. Eddie Izzard, Judi Dench, James D’Arcy, Carla Juri, Dir. Andy Goddard)

In 1939, the Nazi elite send their daughters to the Augusta-Victoria College, a finishing school in Bexhill-on-Sea in England. With tensions between the UK and Germany growing, the discovery of the body of a teacher from the school who had raised suspicions about its activities sets alarm bells ringing.  Replacement English tutor Thomas Miller finds himself drawn into the web of deceit and is soon in danger himself.

Originally scheduled for a 29th May 2020 cinema release in the UK, Six Minutes to Midnight was co-written by Eddie Izzard who grew up in Bexhill-on-Sea and was inspired by the real events that took place there.


28th March 

The Furnace (2020, Adventure, Drama, Period.  David Wenham, Ahmed Malek, Jay Ryan, Erik Thomson) - Added 26-Feb-2021

In 1897 Western Australia, a young Afghan cameleer falls in with a mysterious bushman on the run with stolen Crown gold. Together, the unlikely pair must outwit a zealous police sergeant and his troopers in a race to reach a secret furnace - the one place where they can safely reset the bars to remove the mark of the Crown. 


29th March 

The Racer (2020, Comedy, Drama, Sport. Adventure, Comedy. Louis Talpe, Matteo Simoni, Tara Lee, Iain Glen) - Added 26-Feb-2021

Felix, a seasoned support rider, who secretly dreams of becoming world champion, joins an Italian cycle team headed by Bruno Leone and is dragged into a dark world of performance-enhancing drugs and corruption.


30th March 

Seized (2020, Action, Thriller. Scott Adkins, Mario Van Peebles, Steven Elder) - Added 26-Feb-2021

A former special forces agent is blackmailed into wiping out three dangerous crime syndicates when his son is kidnapped.


31st March 

Eternal Beauty (2019, Comedy Drama, Romance. Sally Hawkins, Alice Lowe, David Thewlis, Billie Piper) -Added 26-Feb-2021

After Jane falls into a state of despair over her schizophrenia she spirals into a chaotic world, where love (both real and imagined) and family relationships collide with both touching and humorous results.

What's new on Sky and NOW TV UK for March 2021
Eternal Beauty is on Sky Cinema in March 2021

Collections

Race Against Time – 8th March to 14th March

Back to the Future 1-3

Interstellar

Oceans Eight

Die Hard (you can’t have it yet Disney!!)

John Wick

Twist

The Big Lebowski

Shaun of the Dead

The World’s End

Ready or Not

Jumanji

Gemini Man


Women in Film – 1st March to 8th March

Charlie’s Angels

Lucy

Resident Evil

Zero Dark Thirty

Birds of Prey

Salt

Emma

Like A Boss

Buffaloed

Bridesmaids

Bridget Jones’s Diary

Clueless

Happiest Season

Mad Max Fury Road


Kids Books – 1st March to 7th March

Four Kids and It

Coraline

Curious George

Dolittle (2020)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Jumanji

Matilda

Paddington 2

Race to Witch Mountain

The Wizard of Oz

Babe

Charlotte’s Web.


TV Shows

(Requires Sky TV subscription, Now TV Entertainment Pass)

1st March

Hausen (2020, S1, Sky Original, International: Germany) Sky Atlantic  - Confirmed date 26-Feb-2021
After his mother's death, 16-year-old Juri and his father Jaschek move into a run-down prefabricated building on the outskirts of the city. Juri gradually discovers that the house has a malicious life of its own and feeds on the suffering of its residents. As he tries to rally the occupants against the malign force, it appears his father has already fallen under its spell.

The Walking Dead (2021, S10c) FOX UK

After a mid season break, The Walking Dead returns to FOX UK with 6 new season 10 episodes which follow the main group as they try to pick themselves up by their bootstraps following the destruction the Whisperers left in their wake. Each member struggles as the years of trauma weigh upon them, exposing their more vulnerable sides. As they question the state of humanity, the state of their collective community, and the states of their minds, will they find the inner strength to persevere with their lives and friendships and keep the group intact?

What's new on Sky and NOW TV UK for March 2021
The Walking Dead S10c in on Fox UK in March 2021

2nd March 

Your Honor (2020, Limited Series) Sky Atlantic

When the teenaged son of a prominent New Orleans judge accidentally kills another teen in a hit-and-run, his father urges him to turn himself in to the police. However, when he learns the victim was the son of a local mafia kingpin, he starts hiding evidence to protect his boy. Now the judge must confront his convictions and face impossible choices as he discovers how far a father will go to save a son's life.

Adapted from the Israeli TV series Kvodo.

Honestly, didn’t Cranston learn his lesson in Breaking Bad?


10th March 

Bloods (2021, S1) Sky One - all six episodes available 

New comedy which follows an unlikely paramedic pairing of tough-acting loner Maleek (Samson Kayo, moving on from his recent turn as Elton John on the just-cancelled Truth Seekers) and overly friendly divorcee Wendy (Jane Horrocks from Trollied and Little Voice) as they and their colleagues deal with saving lives across South London.


16th March

The Good Doctor (2020, S4) Sky Witness  - Confirmed date 26-Feb-2021
Freddie Highmore returns as the savant syndrome surgeon in another US medical drama which has now incorporated Covid-19 into its narrative. 


19th March 

The Flight Attendant (2020, S1) Sky One - all eight episodes available 

Darkly comedic thriller in which reckless, alcoholic flight attendant Cassie Bowden spends the night with a passenger she flirts with at an overnight stopover in Bangkok. When she wakes from a drunken stupor and finds him dead in a pool of blood, she’s unable to remember the events of the night before, even wondering if she could be responsible for his death. On her return to New York, she’s contacted by the FBI who want to know more about the night in question. If only she could remember!

Based on the novel of the same name by New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian, The Flight Attendant was executive produced by former Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco and has been renewed for a second season.


28th March

Tina (2021, Sky Documentaries) - Added 26-Feb-2021

With a wealth of never-before-seen footage, audio tapes, personal photos, and new interviews, including with the singer herself, Tina presents an unvarnished and dynamic account of the life and career of music icon Tina Turner. With contributions from  Angela Bassett, Oprah Winfrey, journalist Kurt Loder, playwright Katori Hall and Tina's husband Erwin Bach.


31st March

Station 19 (2020, S4) Witness - Confirmed date 26-Feb-2021
Spin off from Grey’s Anatomy which focuses on the lives of the men and women of firehouse station 19 in Seattle, Washington. And guess what? More Covid-19 stories await.


TBC

Grey's Anatomy (2020, S17) Sky Witness
Produced entirely under Covid-19 safe procedures, the pandemic will be incorporated as part of the storylines. With season seventeen featuring just 16 episodes, only the first season is shorter.


So that’s it for March 2021. Let us know what you think about the lineup in the comments section. As new content is added, we’ll update the listing, so be sure to check back so you don’t miss out.

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