Watch List: What’s Hot On Netflix & Prime Video This December
Deciding what to watch on the web this month?
Between movies, web-series and original comic shows on Netflix and Amazon Prime Videos, here’s a quick look at some of the content that you can stream on your screen in December:
Netflix Originals: Films
- Bright: In an alternate present-day where magical creatures live among us, two L.A. cops become embroiled in a prophesied turf battle. Stars Will Smith, releases 22 December.
- El Camino Christmas: A drifter, a drunk, a deputy, a reporter and a single mom are about to experience a wild Christmas they never saw coming. El Camino Christmas premieres on 8 December.
Netflix Originals: Comedy
- Judd Apatow: The Return: What do you do when all your friends give you the same advice? Do the exact opposite, of course. On December 12, Judd Apatow returns to stand-up comedy for the first time in 25 years.
- Jab Harry Met Sejal: Imtiaz Ali’s romantic drama starring Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma debuts on Netflix on 2 December.
- Sisters: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler reunite for Sisters, a new film from Pitch Perfect director Jason Moore about two disconnected sisters summoned home to clean out their childhood bedroom before their parents sell the family house. Looking to recapture their glory days, they throw one final high-school-style party for their classmates, which turns into the cathartic rager that a bunch of ground-down adults really need. Streams on Netflix from 8 December.
- Trollhunters 2: For centuries, a grand clash between good and evil has been waging between the trolls beneath our feet. Join Jim and friends as they battle the evil Trolls of the Darklands in Trollhunters Part 2 by master storyteller Guillermo del Toro. All episodes available on 15 December.
Amazon Prime Video
- The Grand Tour Season 2: Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May return to Amazon Prime Video for season 2 of The Grand Tour on 8 December.
This is what some might call a trailer:
- The Marvelous Mrs Maisel: From the Creator of Gilmore Girls, 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' tells the story of Miriam “Midge” Maisel a woman who has everything she’s ever wanted—the perfect husband, two kids, and an elegant Upper West Side apartment. But her perfect life suddenly takes an unexpected turn and Midge discovers a previously unknown talent—one that changes her life forever.
- The Big Sick: The Big Sick is based on the real-life courtship between Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani (Kumail Nanjiani) and grad student Emily Gordon (Zoe Kazan) who fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family’s expectations, and his true feelings.
- xXx: The Return of Xander Cage: Xander Cage is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons. Yes, it’s Deepika Padukone’s big Hollywood debut.
- Newton: The critically acclaimed Rajkummar Rao-starrer which is India’s entry to the Oscars this year.