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01st Dec 2017

Here’s What’s New On Netflix For December

Darragh Berry

Look, it’s all sorts of cold outside and in the run up to Christmas, who really wants to spend a night out on the town?

Especially when Netflix have released this whopping list which you can see below, but first have a look at a snippet of what it has to offer this month. 

Clip via Netflix UK & Ireland


Dark: Season 1 (1 December)
A missing child sets four families on a frantic hunt for answers. Their search for a culprit unearths a small town’s sins and secrets.   Stars Louis Hofmann, Oliver Masucci, Jordis Triebel, Maja Schone, Sebastian Rudolph, Anatole Taubman, Mark Waschke, Karoline Eichhorn, Stephan Kampwirth, Anne Ratte-Polle, Andreas Pietschmann, Lisa Vicari, Angela Winkler and Michael Mendl

Easy: Season 2  (1 December)
Returning characters and new faces navigate the ups and downs of relationships, friendships, family and more.  Stars Kate Micucci, Jane Adams, Zazie Beetz, Michael Chernus, Kiersey Clemons, Evan Jonigkeit, Elizabeth Reaser, Jacqueline Toboni, Dave Franco, Aya Cash and Marc Maron. Aubrey Plaza, Kate Berlant, Joe Lo Truglio, Michaela Watkins, Judy Greer and Danielle Macdonald
The Crown: Season 2  (8 December)
As a new era begins, Queen Elizabeth struggles to uphold longstanding traditions while navigating a world that’s changing around her.  Stars Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Vanessa Kirby, Matthew Goode, Victoria Hamilton, Michael C Hall and Jodi Balfour.
The Indian Detective: Season 1 (19 December)
In this comedy series, a Canadian cop feels out of touch with his heritage when he investigates a murder case while visiting his father in Mumbai.  Stars Russell Peters, William Shatner, Anupam Kher and Christina Cole
La Casa de Papel: Season 1  (20 December)
Eight thieves take hostages and lock themselves in the Royal Mint of Spain as a criminal mastermind manipulates the police to carry out his plan.
El Vato: Season 2  (26 December)
Trapped in his contract with Pollo but given no paying gigs, El Vato enlists his friends’ and father’s help in a series of wild moneymaking schemes.
Manhunt: Unabomber  (12 December)
Faced with few clues and an increasingly panicked public, the FBI calls on a new kind of profiler to help track down the infamous Unabomber.  StarsPaul Bettany, Sam Worthington, Mark Duplass, Rebecca Henderson, Elizabeth Reaser, Keisha Castle- Hughes, Brian d’Arcy James, Trieste Dunn, Jane Lynch, Chris North, Lynn Collins, Jeremy Bobb, Brian F. O’Bryne, Katja Herbers, Michael Nouri, Ben Weber and John Berchtold
Travelers: Season 2  (26 December)
FBI agent Grant MacLaren and his team investigate a mysterious fellow traveler while resisting the Faction, a renegade splinter group from the future.  Stars Eric McCormack, Jared Abrahamson, Nesta Cooper, Reilly Dolman, Patrick Gilmore and MacKenzie Porter
Hello, My Twenties!: Season 2  (18 December)
One year after the Season 1 finale, the Belle Epoque residents say goodbye to one of their own and hello to a new housemate and love prospects.
Las Chicas del Cable: Season 2  (25 December)
Six months later, new management shakes things up, the friends commit a dark deed, Lidia faces romantic backlash, and Sara suffers an identity crisis.  Stars Blanca Suárez, Ana Polvorosa, Ernesto Alterio, Maggie Civantos, Nadia de Santiago, Iria del Rio
The Toys That Made Us: Season 1  (22 December)
For the casual to the hardcore collector, Toys is an international journey through parts of our history and culture shaped by popular toys.
Dope: Season 1  (22 December)
Filmed from the perspectives of dealers, users and the police, this vivid series offers a bracing look at the war on drugs.
Fate/Apocrypha: Part 1  (2 December)
The Yggdmillennia clan wage a rebellion against the Mage’s Association, who counter with an all-powerful force to protect the Greater Grail.
Erased: Season 1 (15 December)
After his mother is killed, a man travels 18 years back in time and has a chance to stop a kidnapping that took the lives of three of his classmates.
Fuller House: Season 3, New Episodes  (22 December)
With teen romance, family barbecues, a wedding abroad and (just maybe?) a brand-new baby, it’s shaping up to be the fullest summer yet. Stars  Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber
72 Dangerous Animals: Latin America: Season 1 (22 December)
Powerful cats, indestructible arachnids and flesh-melting pit vipers are just the beginning in this series about Latin America’s deadly fauna.
La Mante: Season 1 (29 December)
Decades after her capture, a serial killer offers to help solve a string of copycat murders — but only if her son, now a cop, will work by her side.
El Chapo: Season 2  (15 December)
El Chapo escapes prison and gets the government to back him as leader of a cartel federation. But not all cartels agree to join, and a war begins.
Bill Nye Saves the World: Season 2: Part 1 (29 December)
The Emmy-nominated series returns as Bill talks sleep, drugs, internet security and more with a fresh batch of famous guests and science experts.

Weekly Episodes:

Riverdale: Season 2  (7 December)
If Jason Blossom’s murder revealed the slimy underbelly beneath Riverdale’s surface, as we enter season two, the shooting of Fred Andrews threatens to plunge the entire town into utter darkness.  Actors: K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Marisol Nichols, Madelaine Petsch, Ashleigh Murray, Mädchen Amick,  Luke Perry, Skeet Ulrich and Mark Consuelos
Designated Survivor: Season 2  (7 December)
With the conspiracy more alarming than ever, a fiery lawyer joins President Kirkman’s staff and Agent Wells forms an alliance with a British spy.  Stars Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Italia Ricci, LaMonica Garrett, Kal Penn, Maggie Q, Ben Lawson, Zoe McLellan and Paulo Costanzo
Terrace House: Opening New Doors: Part 1  (19 December)
The bright young people of Terrace House return to Japan, where they live together and face new relationship challenges. 


Bright  (22 December)
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, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace, Lucy Fry, Edgar Ramirez, Happy Anderson, Kenneth Choi, Ike Barinholtz, Andrea Navedo, Brad William Henke and Dawn Olivieri

El Camino Christmas (8 December)
Stuck in a liquor store during an alleged robbery, a group of strangers shares hidden truths and forms an unexpected bond on Christmas Eve.  Stars Vincent D’Onofrio, Jessica Alba, Dax Shepard and Tim Allen
Christmas Inheritance (15 December)
To inherit her father’s company, socialite Ellen must first visit his small hometown, where she learns the value of hard work and helping others.  Eliza Taylor, Jake Lacy, Andie MacDowell and Neil Crone
My Happy Family (1 December)
A middle-aged wife and mother of two shocks her traditional, multigenerational Georgian household when she announces she’s going to live by herself.  Staras La Shugliashvili, Merab Ninidze, Berta Khapava, Tsisia Qurnsishvili, Georgi Khurtsilava, Giorgi Tabidze, Goven Cheishvili, Dimitri Oragvelidze and Mariam Bokeria
The Foreigner  (15 December)
When a terrorist bomb detonates in London, an unassuming father seeks retribution, and exposure of those responsible for the death of his daughter.  Stars Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Lui Tao, Katie Leung, Manolo Cardona, Rory Fleck Bryne, Charlie Murphy, Simon Kunz, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Dermot Crowley.
The Climb  (29 December)
A young Senegalese-French man from humble roots sets out to climb Mount Everest to impress the woman he loves — and slowly becomes a media sensation.  Stars Ahmed Sylla, Alice Belaïdl, Kevin Razy, Nicolas Wanczyski, Waly Dia and Umesh Tamang
Craig Ferguson: Tickle Fight (5 December)
Roguish comic Craig Ferguson reveals the world’s oldest joke — but first he has some unwholesome thoughts on beards, magic and suicidal hamsters.
Judd Apatow: The Return  (12 December)
Renowned producer, director and writer Judd Apatow makes his long-awaited return to stand-up comedy with this new special shot in Montreal.
Todd Barry: Spicy Honey (26 December)
Dry wit personified, comic Todd Barry chats with a vocal crowd as he dissects everything from CVS and hoarding to pricey soap and dollar pizza.
Russell Howard: Recalibrate (19 December)
Comedian Russell Howard brings his manic energy to a new stand-up special that tackles politics, childhood and why he’s a jerk.
Dave Chappelle: Equanimity  (31 December)
Comedy legend Dave Chappelle returns to his roots with an all-new stand-up special filmed at the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C.  


Voyeur (1 December)
Legendary journalist Gay Talese investigates one of the most controversial stories of his career — a motel owner who spied on his guests for decades.
Wormwood (15 December)
Errol Morris reconstructs the mysterious death of a Cold War military scientist involved in a secret biological warfare program. 


Trollhunters: Part 2  (15 December)
Backed by loyal friends, once-ordinary teen Jim Lake Jr. advances his battle to protect Arcadia and the Troll world he’s pledged to keep safe.
A StoryBots Christmas  (1 December)
Bo thinks her holiday gift-giving isn’t good enough, so she heads north to study under Santa Claus — only to find he’s missing.
All Hail King Julien: Season 5  (1 December)
Ted’s alter ego Snake returns, social media comes to the jungle, Uncle King Julien tries to take over the kingdom again, and wedding bells ring.
DreamWorks Home: For the Holidays  (1 December)
Oh takes it upon himself to introduce Christmas joy to his fellow Boovs. Unfortunately, his well-meaning mission nearly destroys the city.
Beat Bugs: All Together Now  (21 December)
The Beat Bugs go on their biggest adventure yet, journeying beyond the Garden to compete in a huge bug talent show, and to search for Walter’s long-lost twin sister Freda. 


Forbidden Games: The Justin Fashanu Story  (1 December)
This documentary chronicles the tragic, true story of Justin Fashanu, the first — and only — openly gay man to have played professional soccer.
Freeway: Crack In The System  (15 December)
Take in the true account of drug kingpin “Freeway” Rick Ross’s empire and how the CIA helped him fuel America’s devastating crack cocaine epidemic.
Before I Fall  (1 December)
After a car crash claims her life, a popular high school senior wakes up and realizes she’s trapped in a cycle of living her last day over and over.
Gods or Men (aka Born Strong)  (11 December)
The four strongest men on the planet compete for the crown. We meet each 400-pound giant in his home country, then on to The Arnold (Schwarzenegger) Strongman Classic
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: S3  (9 December)
Rebecca regroups after her latest relationship drama, Josh finds a new calling, Paula and Scott work on their marriage, and Darryl gets baby fever.