January 20, 2021

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Five new shows coming to Netflix in December

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Netflix added a ton of new shows, films and documentaries for us to enjoy in December. Whether you like docu-series, horrors or romance, there is something for everyone. Here a few highlights for this month.

New series on Netflix in December

Netflix Original Series: Kings of Jo’Burg

The Masire brothers rule Johannesburg’s criminal underworld, but a supernatural family curse and a tangled web of betrayal threaten to destroy them.

Details:

Release date: 4 December


Netflix Original Documentaries: How To Ruin Christmas: The Wedding

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.

Release date on Netflix: 16 December 2020


Netflix Original Series: Selena: The Series

Selena: The Series is a biographical drama series directed by Hiromi Kamata. It tells the story of Tejano singer Selena’s rise to fame and the sacrifices she and her family must make along the way.

Main cast and characters:

  • Chrsitan Serratos as Selena Quintanilla
  • Rico Aragon as Jose Behar
  • Luis Bordonada as Johnny Canales
  • Jesse Posey as Chris Perez
  • Madison Taylor Baez as Young Selena
  • David Fernandez Jr as David Kramer

Details:

Release date on Netflix: 4 December 2020


Original Netflix series: ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Part 4

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina reimagines 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, 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?

Main cast:

  • Kiernan Shipka as Sabrina Spellman
  • Lucy Davis as Hildegarde Antoinette “Hilda” Spellman
  • Miranda Otto as Zelda Phiona Spellman
  • Chance Perdomo as Ambrose Spellman
  • Ross Lynch as Harvey Kinkle: Sabrina’s cex-boyfriend
  • Michelle Gomez as Mary Wardwell and Lilith / Madam Satan
  • Jaz Sinclair as Rosalind “Roz” Walker, Sabrina’s best friend.

Details:

Release date: 31 December 2020


Netflix Original Series: Bridgerton

Bridgerton follows Daphne Bridgerton, 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, 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.

Cast:

  • Phoebe Dynevor as Daphne Bridgerton
  • Regé-Jean Page as Simon Basset
  • Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton
  • Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington
  • Claudia Jessie as Eloise Bridgerton
  • Adjoa Andoh as Lady Danbury
  • Lorraine Ashbourne as Mrs Varley
  • Sabrina Bartlett as Siena Rosso
  • Harriet Cains as Philippa Featherington
  • Bessie Carter as Prudence Featherington
  • Ruth Gemmell as Lady Violet Bridgerton

Details:

Release date: 25 December 2020