What to Expect this December on Netflix
It’s December! That means two things -1. The festive season is here (screams very loudly!) and 2. Your holiday binge list of what’s coming to Netflix is ready for you. We are so excited to share with you that Netflix will be launching two new local originals this month, the supernatural drama, Kings of Jo’Burg, and the 3 part Romantic Comedy, How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding. The highly anticipated, Bridgerton – a Shondaland first on the service, will also be launching this Christmas (literally on Christmas day) as well Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, starring the late great Chadwick Bosman and Viola Davis. All of this is and more, coming to Netflix this December.
Kings of Jo’Burg – Netflix Original Series 12/4/2020
The Masire brothers rule Johannesburg’s criminal underworld, but a supernatural family curse and a tangled web of betrayal threaten to destroy them.
How To Ruin Christmas: The Wedding – Netflix Original Series 12/16/2020
Prodigal daughter Tumi goes home for the holidays and manages to ruin her sister’s wedding plans. Now she must make things right before it’s too late.
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – Netflix Original Film 12/18/2020
Tensions rise when the trailblazing Mother of the Blues and her band gather at a Chicago recording studio in 1927. Adapted from August Wilson’s play.
Bridgerton – Netflix Original Series 12/25/2020
From Shondaland and Creator Chris Van Dusen, Bridgerton follows Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dyvenor), the eldest daughter of the powerful Bridgerton family as she makes her debut onto Regency London’s competitive marriage market. Hoping to follow in her parent’s footsteps and find a match sparked by true love, Daphne’s prospects initially seem to be unrivaled. But as her older brother begins to rule out her potential suitors, the high society scandal sheet written by the mysterious Lady Whistledown casts aspersions on Daphne. Enter the highly desirable and rebellious Duke of Hastings (Regé-Jean Page), committed bachelor and the catch of the season for the debutantes’ mamas. Despite proclaiming that they want nothing the other has to offer, their attraction is undeniable and sparks fly as they find themselves engaged in an increasing battle of wits while navigating society’s expectations for their future. Bridgerton is a romantic, scandalous, and quick-witted series that celebrates the timelessness of enduring friendships, families finding their way, and the search for a love that conquers all. The series also stars Golda Rosheuvel, Jonathan Bailey, Luke Newton, Claudia Jessie, Nicola Coughlan, Ruby Barker, Sabrina Bartlett, Ruth Gemmell, Adjoa Andoh, Polly Walker, Bessie Carter and Harriet Cains and Julie Andrews as the voice of Lady Whistledown. The series is inspired by Julia Quinn’s novels.
The Holiday Movies That Made Us – Netflix Original Series 12/1/2020
Unwrap the real stories behind these iconic Christmas blockbusters, thanks to insider interviews and behind-the-scenes peeks.
Selena: The Series – Netflix Original Series 12/4/2020
Mexican-American singer Selena and her family work hard and rise to fame in the Tejano music world, navigating challenges along the way.
Big Mouth: Season 4 – Netflix Original Series 12/4/2020
On the brink of eighth grade, the friends contend with summer camp torments, shady alter egos, new make-out frontiers and Tito the Anxiety Mosquito.
The Prom – Netflix Original Film – 12 12/11/2020
A group of down-on-their-luck Broadway stars shake up life in small-town Indiana as they rally behind a teen fighting to bring her girlfriend to prom.
The Midnight Sky – Netflix Original Film 12/23/2020
This post-apocalyptic tale follows Augustine (George Clooney), a lonely scientist in the Arctic, as he races to stop Sully (Felicity Jones) and her fellow astronauts from returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe. Clooney directs the adaptation of Lily Brooks-Dalton’s acclaimed novel Good Morning, Midnight, co-starring David Oyelowo, Kyle Chandler, Demián Bichir and Tiffany Boone.
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Part 4- Netflix Original Series 12/31/2020
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina re-imagines the origin and adventures of Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a dark coming-of-age story that traffics in horror, the occult and, of course, witchcraft. Over the course of Part 4’s eight episodes, The Eldritch Terrors will descend upon Greendale. The coven must fight each terrifying threat one-by-one (The Weird, The Returned, The Darkness to name a few), all leading up to…The Void, which is the End of All Things. As the witches wage war, with the help of The Fright Club, Nick begins to slowly earn his way back into Sabrina’s heart, but will it be too late?
Silver Linings Playbook – 12/1/2020
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
iZombie: Season 5 – 12/1/2020
BON APPETIT — While investigating the murder of Eleanor Barba, a chef at a high-end restaurant, Liv consumes her brain and becomes an unrelenting perfectionist who knows just how to break a person to their very core. Meanwhile, Major is on a mission to find out who is betraying the commander.
Leap Year – 12/31/2020
Anna Brady plans to travel to Dublin, Ireland to propose marriage to her boyfriend Jeremy on Leap Day, because, according to Irish tradition, a man who receives a marriage proposal on a leap day must accept it.
Bridget Jones’s Diary – 12/31/2020
Bridget Jones is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.
Battleship – 12/31/2020
A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.
Hannibal – 12/31/2020
Living in exile, Dr. Hannibal Lecter tries to reconnect with the nowwith now disgraced F.B.I. Agent Clarice Starling, and finds himself a target for revenge from a powerful victim.
Ouija – 12/31/2020
A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.