New to Neon in March

Horror buffs will have to wait a little longer to see UK Sky Original The Rising surface here.

The supernatural thriller about a murdered woman who discovers she’s dead and is hellbent on finding her killer stars Matthew McNulty and Clara Rugaard.

It was meant to have streamed from March 20 on Neon, following its March 11 UK launch, but has been delayed.

However, if you like your horror spiked with humour, Neon does have Shining Vale (March 15).

It stars Courteney Cox, Greg Kinnear and Mira Sorvino as a dysfunctional family from the city who moves into an old suburban house with a bloody past that the wife suspects is haunted — but is she possessed or just depressed?

It’s described as part-family dramedy, part-homage to classic horror.

Kinnear also stars in Kiwi-influenced pirate parody Our Flag Means Death (March 4).

Loosely based on the true adventures of pampered 18th-century aristocrat Stede Bonnet, who gave up his privilege life to become a pirate, its crew includes Rhys Darby, Taika Waititi and Dave Fane.

But the pick of the newcomers promises to be the HBO Max comedy, Somebody Somewhere (March 10), which is set in small-town Kansas where a fortysomething teacher, having returned home to tend her dying sister, struggles to fit in.

The Guardian dubbed the seven-part series “spiky and endearing” and it averaged a 100% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes: “Led by a captivating Bridget Everett, Somebody Somewhere explores the human condition with tenderness, grace, and warmth.”

Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty (March 8) chronicles the lives of the era-defining pro-basketball team, the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, with an all-star cast that includes John C Reilly, Quincy Isaiah, Jason Clarke, Adrien Brody and Sally Field.

Delilah (March 16) is a courtroom drama about a lawyer who goes “head-to-head with the powerful and privileged as she fights for the disenfranchised”.

Decider described the OWN network series as “a flawed but enjoyable law series that has a strong cast”.

Difficult People (S1-3, March 23) is an acclaimed 2015 Hulu series about two struggling NYC comedians (Billy Eichner, Julie Klausner) who hate everything about the world except themselves.

Council of Dads (March 17) is a dire-sounding 2020 NBC drama about a father-of-five who calls upon his closest friends to help raise his family when he’s diagnosed with a terminal illness.

Reviews ranged from “a fly trap to catch This Is Us fans” (PrimeTimer) to “factory made to trigger an emotional response” (TV Guide).

Also new will be two series that already are on Prime (Louis Theroux: Fordbidden America, March 24) and Vibe (Annika, March 30), while returning will be The Walking Dead (S10b, March 1), Outlander (S6, March 7), Charmed (S4, March 13), Young Rock (S2, March 18) and Atlanta (S3, March 26).

New movies will include The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, The King’s Man, The French Dispatch, Spiral: From the Book of Saw and the classics Bullit and All the President’s Men.

Here are the full TV and movie slates for March:

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