Netflix: new shows streaming this week

Your guide to what's new to stream from 11 to 17 March in Australia.

New this week

Young Royals – Season 3 (11 March)

As Hillerska confronts the worst crisis in the school’s history, Wilhelm and Simon navigate heartbreaking revelations and final decisions. Starring Edvin Ryding, Omar Rudberg and Malte Gårdinger.

Turning Point: The Bomb and the Cold War (12 March)

Series: Beginning with the development of the atomic bomb and the dramatic proliferation of nuclear weapons in the decades after, the series traces Cold War history past the collapse of the Soviet Union to the rise of Vladimir Putin and into the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Directed by Brian Knappenberger.

Girls5eva – Season 3 (14 March)

Series: Girls5eva kick off their Returnity Tour and meet new friends, fans and foes on the road as they navigate their way back to the big time. Starring: Sara Bareilles, Busy Philipps and Paula Pell.

Chicken Nugget (15 March)

Series. A woman steps into an odd machine and becomes… a chicken nugget! Now, it’s up to her father and admirer to embark on a zany quest to bring her back. This 12-part absurdist Korean comedy series is billed as ‘a crispy fried comedy fresh out of the fryer’. Created by Lee Byeong-heon and starring Ryu Seung-ryong,Ahn Jae-hong,Kim You-jung.

Added last week to Netflix

Hannah Gadsby’s Gender Agenda (5 March)

Genderqueer comics from around the world take the stage at London’s Alexandra Palace in this comedy showcase hosted by the award-winning Hannah Gadsby.

Read: Netflix doco shows Alexander the Great as queer – what does history say?

The Gentlemen (7 March)

Series. When aristocratic Eddie inherits the family estate, he discovers that it’s home to an enormous weed empire – and its proprietors aren’t going anywhere. Starring Theo James, Kaya Scodelario and Daniel Ings.

Damsel (8 March)

Film. A young woman’s marriage to a charming prince turns into a fierce fight for survival when she’s offered up as a sacrifice to a fire-breathing dragon. Starring Millie Bobby Brown, Ray Winstone and Nick Robinson.

Damsel. Image: Netflix.

Rochelle Siemienowicz is the ArtsHub Group's Education and Career Editor. She is a journalist for Screenhub and is a writer, film critic and cultural commentator with a PhD in Australian cinema. She was the co-host of Australia's longest-running film podcast 'Hell is for Hyphenates' and has written a memoir, Fallen, published by Affirm Press. Her second book, Double Happiness, a novel, will be published by Midnight Sun in 2024. Instagram: @Rochelle_Rochelle Twitter: @Milan2Pinsk