3 Body Problem and 5 more Netflix new releases to watch this weekend, Mar. 23-24

The Game of Thrones creators return with a new show and Regina King stars in a biopic about the first-ever Black congresswoman.

3 Body Problem. (L to R) Liam Cunningham as Wade, Jess Hong as Jin Cheng in episode 108 of 3 Body Problem. Cr. Ed Miller/Netflix © 2024
3 Body Problem. (L to R) Liam Cunningham as Wade, Jess Hong as Jin Cheng in episode 108 of 3 Body Problem. Cr. Ed Miller/Netflix © 2024 /

If you're hoping to get your money's worth out of your Netflix subscription this weekend you're in luck, because there are quite a few new releases on the streaming service.

For starters, the highly-anticipated sci-fi epic 3 Body Problem has just landed and so has the second season of occu-soap Buying Beverly Hills, which will feature some fresh details on the split between Mauricio Umansky and Real Housewives star Kyle Richards.

Keep reading to check out our hand-picked selections for this weekend on Netflix.

3 Body Problem. Liam Cunningham as Wade in episode 104 of 3 Body Problem. Cr. Ed Miller/Netflix © 2023 /

3 Body Problem

  • Episodes: 8
  • Cast: Benedict Wong, Jess Hong, Jovan Adepo, Eiza González, John Bradley, Alex Sharp, and Rosalind Chao, Zine Tseng, Jonathan Pryce, Ben Schnetzer, Liam Cunningham, Marlo Kelly, Sea Shimooka, Saamer Usmani, and Eve Ridley
  • Rating: TV-MA (gore, language, nudity, smoking, suicide, violence)

Humanity faces off against its greatest threat yet in the eight-episode first season of 3 Body Problem, based on the award-winning trilogy by Cixin Liu. The series primarily follows along with the first book in the series, beginning with a lauded astrophysicist student who faces serious trauma in her life that leads her to make a fateful decision with devastating consequences for all of humankind.

Coming from D.B. Weiss, David Benioff, and Alexander Woo, viewers can anticipate an ambitious story with incredible scope, albeit this time firmly in the science fiction genre vs. the fantasy of Game of Thrones.

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SHIRLEY. Regina King as Shirley Chisholm in Shirley. Cr. Glen Wilson/Netflix © 2023. /


  • Director: John Ridley
  • Runtime: 1 hour 58 minutes
  • Cast: Regina King, Lance Reddick, Lucas Hedges, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Christina Jackson, Michael Cherrie, André Holland, and Terrence Howard
  • Rating: PG-13 (strong language including racial slurs, brief violence and some smoking)

Academy Award-winning actress Regina King stars as trailblazer Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman elected to Congress who later ran a groundbreaking campaign as she lobbied for the chance to become the 1972 Democratic presidential nominee.

Virtually everyone doubted her at the time, but Shirley was dedicated to making a difference and paving the way for future Black leaders of America. Shirley comes from writer and director John Ridley (12 Years a Slave) and features one of the final performances of the late Lance Reddick.

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Bodies Bodies Bodies (2022)

  • Director: Halina Rejin
  • Runtime: 1 hour 33 minutes
  • Cast: Amandla Stenberg, Maria Bakalova, Myha'la Herrold, Chase Sui Wonders, Rachel Sennott, Lee Pace, and Pete Davidson
  • Rating: R (violence, bloody images, drug use, sexual references and pervasive language)

The migration of A24 films to Netflix continues with the recent acquirement of the 2022 horror comedy Bodies Bodies Bodies, named after the classic party game that takes center stage in the movie.

A group of 20-somethings reunite at a remote family mansion for a weekend of partying that soon descends into debauchery and murder when their game takes a grisly turn. An ominous and offbeat slasher, Bodies Bodies Bodies manages to elevate its simple premise with sharp dialogue and dark hilarity interspersed with genuine scares.

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The Casagrandes Movie

  • Director: Miguel Puga
  • Runtime: 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Cast: Izabella Alvarez, Carlos PenaVega, Sumalee Montano, Sonia Manzano, Ruben Garfias, Carlos Alazraqui, Roxana Ortega, Alexa PenaVega, Jared Kozak, Alex Cazares, Cristina Milizia, Leah Mei Gold, and Angélica Aragón
  • Rating: TV-Y7 (fantasy violence, fear, language)

Fans of The Loud House and its spinoff The Casagrandes are in for a treat this weekend as The Casagrandes Movie is officially released on Netflix! Might be time for family double-feature now that you can watch this and The Loud House Movie on the streaming service.

The series voice cast returns here to reprise their roles in this imaginative, feel-good animated film that follows the family all the way to Mexico on a surprise birthday trip for Ronnie Anne. Wanting to gain some independence, the newly-turned 12-year-old ventures out into Mexico on her own and inadvertently wakes up an ancient demigod.

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Buying Beverly Hills. (L to R) Kyle Richards, Mauricio Umansky in episode 201 of Buying Beverly Hills. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2024 /

Buying Beverly Hills season 2

  • Episodes: 10
  • Cast: Mauricio Umansky, Farrah Brittany, Alexia Umansky, Sophia Umansky, Adam Rosenfeld, Ben Belack, Brandon Graves, Joey Ben-Zvi, Jon Grauman, Melissa Platt, Michelle Schwartz, Santiago Arana, Sonika Vaid, Tyler Hill, and Zach Goldsmith
  • Rating: TV-MA (language)

Let's be honest, for a lot of people, the appeal of this specific season of Buying Beverly Hills is to get some additional insight Mauricio Umansky and Kyle Richards's split. Bravo fans have been a little miffed about the couple apparently swerving Bravo to give Netflix the real scoop after not really discussing their split on the most recent season of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

Season 2 opens with Mauricio revealing that he and Kyle have officially split to their three daughters, Alexia, Sophia, and Farrah, who work alongside Mauricio at his luxury real estate firm The Agency. You'll have to watch the latest season of the real etate occu-soap to keep up with the latest family drama, competition, relationship developments, and more!

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