Superheroes return, a time-traveling fighter pilot teams up with his 12-year-old self to save the future, an exhausted Chinese American woman explores other universes, and Cole Sprouse and Lana Condor embark on a lively journey in a sci-fi romantic comedy.
We’ve rounded some sci-fi TV series and films you should watch that was released in March 2022.
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Season 7 (Netflix)
“Arrow” and “The Flash” have some new superhero companies in The CW’s lineup. This is due to the addition of ‘DC’s Legends of Tomorrow’. Time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter sees what doom the future holds. Rip realizes heroes alone are not enough to prevent the impending catastrophe that threatens the planet and is tasked with recruiting both heroes and villains.
Then, Rip brings together a ragtag team of divergent talents. This includes the likes of Sara Lance, Ray Palmer, and Heat Wave. And although the team continually adds and loses members, their goal is always the same – prevent supervillains from destroying time itself.
The cast of the series includes Caity Lotz (‘Arrow’), Brandon Routh (‘Superman Returns’), Maisie Richardson-Sellers (‘The Originals’), Dominic Purcell (‘Prison Break’), Nick Zano (‘The Final Destination’), and Arthur Darvill (‘Doctor Who’), among others. The new episodes of the seventh season of ‘DC’s Legends of Tomorrow’ are out this month.
Find ‘DC’s Legends of Tomorrow’ on: Netflix
The Adam Project (Netflix)
Starring Ryan Reynolds (‘Deadpool’, ‘Free Guy’) and a reunion of ‘13 Going 30’ stars Jennifer Garner and Mark Ruffalo, Netflix’s ‘The Adam Project’ sees a time-traveling fighter pilot Adam Reed (Ryan Reynolds) teams up with his 12-year-old self (Walker Scobell) for a mission to save the future. The cast of the film also includes Zoe Saldaña (‘Avatar’, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’), Catherine Keener (‘Get Out’), Braxton Bjerken, and Alex Mallari Jr. (‘Dark Matter’).
Watch ‘The Adam Project’ on: Netflix
Star Trek: Picard: Season 2 (Paramount+)
‘Star Trek: Picard’ is set at the end of the 24th century, (18 years after the events of `Star Trek: Nemesis’). Sir Patrick Stewart reprises his iconic role in the series, which revolves around retired admiral Jean-Luc Picard. The retired admiral is still deeply affected by the loss of Lieutenant Commander Data and the destruction of Romulus.
He steps into the next chapter of his life in this series starring Jeri Ryan (‘Star Trek: Voyager’), Isa Briones (‘Takers’), Alison Pill (‘Them’), Peyton List (‘The Tomorrow People’, ‘Frequency’), Michelle Hurd (‘Blindspot’, ‘Daredevil’), among others.
Stream ‘Star Trek: Picard’ on: Paramount+
Upload: Season 2 (Amazon Prime Video)
‘Upload’ is from the Emmy-winning Greg Daniels (‘The Office‘, ‘Parks & Rec‘). It is a hilarious new sci-fi comedy wherein in the future people can upload their consciousness to a luxurious digital afterlife. When party boy Nathan (Robbie Arnell, ‘The DUFF’) gets uploaded to a virtual resort, he meets the down-to-earth Nora (Andy Allo, ‘Chicago Fire’).
Nora starts as his customer service “angel”. However, she becomes so much more as she helps him find friendship, love and purpose. As he gets used to his new life and befriends his angel (real-world handler), questions about his death arise. The cast of ‘Upload’ includes Allegra Edwards (‘Briarpatch’), Zainab Johnson, Owen Daniels (‘Bridesmaids’), Kevin Bigley (‘Sirens’), Josh Banday (‘Murderville’), and Christine Ko (‘Dave’).
Find ‘Upload’ on: Amazon Prime Video
After Yang (Showtime)
In ‘After Yang’, Jake’s (Colin Farrell, ‘The Batman’, ‘True Detective’) young daughter’s beloved companion, an android named ‘Yang’, malfunctions. Therefore, he searches for a way to repair Yang. In the process, Jake discovers the life that has been passing in front of him. It has been reconnecting with his wife (Jodie Turner-Smith, ‘Queen & Slim’) and daughter across a distance he didn’t know was there.
The film’s cast stars Justin H. Min (‘The Umbrella Academy’) as Yang, Haley Lu Richardson (‘The Edge of Seventeen’), Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja, Brett Dier (‘Jane The Virgin’, ‘Fresh’), Sarita Choudhury (‘Homeland’, ‘Little Fires Everywhere’), among others.
The Flash: Season 8 (Netflix)
In the CW TV series ‘The Flash’, Barry Allen’s life changed completely when his mother died in a freak accident. His innocent father was convicted of her murder, and now he is a crime-scene investigator. His dedication to learn the truth about his mother’s death drives him to follow up on every new scientific advancement and urban legend. So, when his latest obsession – a particle accelerator heralded as a world-changing invention, causes an explosion, it creates a freak storm.
Barry is struck by lightning and he awakes from a coma nine months later. He has the power of superspeed. Barry learns that others who have gained powers use them for evil. He then dedicates himself to protecting the innocent, while still trying to solve the older mystery. This show stars Grant Gustin (‘Glee’, ‘Arrow’’), Candice Patton (‘The Guest’), Carlos Valdes (‘Vixen’), Tom Cavanagh (‘Ed’), and Danielle Panabaker (‘Mr. Brooks’), among others.
Stream ‘The Flash’ on: Netflix
Everything Everywhere All At Once
‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ is an A24 film directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, collectively known as Daniels. The film is a hilarious, sci-fi action-adventure that sees Michelle Yeoh (‘Crazy Rich Asians’, ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings’) in the multiverse. It is about an exhausted Chinese American woman (Michelle Yeoh) who cannot seem to finish her taxes and is swept up in an insane adventure.
She alone can save the world by exploring other universes connecting with the lives she could have led. The film also stars Ke Huy Quan (‘Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom’), Stephanie Hsu (‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’), Jamie Lee Curtis (‘Halloween’), Jenny Slate (‘Gifted’, ‘Big Mouth’), Harry Shum Jr. (‘Shadowhunters’, ‘Crazy Rich Asians’), among others.
Moonshot (HBO Max)
Like many 20-somethings her age, Sophie (Lana Condor, ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’, ‘Deadly Class’) is faced with a world of choices. Although, there are worries regarding the future, family, job, what she is truly confused about is the big choice – the momentous one. The top-of-list one that stands out for her is ‘what to do about HIM’, her long-term boyfriend Calvin (Mason Gooding, ‘Love Victor’, ‘Scream’). He has moved with his family, taken a job out of town – as in WAY out of town.
Calvin is a published scientist whose posting was supposed to be temporary. However, now, “temporary” is beginning to read more like “permanent”. Then there is Walt (Cole Sprouse, ‘Riverdale’, ‘Five Feet Apart’). Walt is also confronted with choices, but not many, as he is pretty content with his going nowhere assistant barista job in a college bookshop. It is his solitary existence, which is until he meets Ginny (Emily Rudd, ‘Fear Street’).
The closing-time-to-sunrise hours he spends with her convinces him that she’s the one. The time just flies, and sadly, so does Ginny. She is off to where her new life is waiting.
‘Moonshot’ is a sci-fi romantic comedy with a twist that follows Walt (Cole Sprouse) and Sophie (Lana Condor) as they join forces in order to be reunited with their significant others. The duo embarks upon a lively journey. It winds up taking them both wildly and unexpectedly off course. The film also stars Lukas Gage (‘Euphoria’, ‘The White Lotus’), Michelle Buteau (‘First Wives Club’, ‘The Circle’), and Christine Adams (‘Black Lightning’), among others.
Find ‘Moonshot‘ on: HBO Max