Welcome to an early preview of what’s coming to Netflix globally in December 2023. These are all the currently known Netflix Original movies, series and specials headed to the service throughout the month with lots more to be announced in the coming weeks and months.
As outlined above, this is just an early preview of what Netflix has coming up throughout December, with plenty more to be announced in the coming months. This will be continuously updated, so keep it bookmarked.
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English Language Netflix Originals Coming in December 2023
Coming to Netflix: December 1st
Note: Only applies to North America (United States and Canada)
First premiering at the Cannes Film Festival, Netflix in the United States will be the home to Todd Haynes’s new drama starring Natalie Portman and Julianne Moore.
Here’s what you can expect:
“Twenty years after their notorious tabloid romance gripped the nation, a married couple buckles under the pressure when an actress arrives to do research for a film about their past.”
Hilda (Season 3)
Coming to Netflix: December 7th
Hilda, one of Netflix’s best-animated series for kids in its history, is returning for one last time with a seven-episode final season and a 70-minute special in early December.
Leave the World Behind
Coming to Netflix: December 8th
Sam Esmail is adapting the Rumaan Alam novel exclusively for Netflix. This drama adaptation Esmail is writing and directing will star Julia Roberts, Ethan Hawke, Mahershala Ali, and Myha’la.
Per the official logline, here’s what you can expect:
“A family vacation on Long Island is interrupted by two strangers bearing news of a mysterious cyberattack. As the threat grows more imminent, both families must decide how best to survive the potential crisis, all while grappling with their own place in this collapsing world.”
Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget
Coming to Netflix: December 15th
Debuting on Netflix 23 years after the original hit theaters courtesy of DreamWorks is Aardman’s return to the world of Chicken Run.
Thandiwe Newton, Zachary Levi, Bella Ramsey, Jane Horrocks, Imelda Staunton, Lynn Ferguson, Josie Sedgwick-Davies, and David Bradley all lend their voices to the new feature film.
Coming to Netflix: December 20th
Picked as one of Netflix’s biggest chances to take home the big prizes at next year’s Oscars is Bradley Cooper’s new movie Maestro, which he both directs and stars in as Leonard Bernstein.
The biopic, set to make its debut at the Venice Film Festival, follows the lifelong relationship of Bernstein and Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein.
Rounding out the cast for the movie includes Carey Mulligan, Matt Bomer, Maya Hawke, Sarah Silverman, and Josh Hamilton.
Rebel Moon: Part I: A Child of Fire
Coming to Netflix: December 22nd
Hoping to start a huge new sci-fi fantasy franchise for Netflix, Rebel Moon, which comes from writer/director Zack Snyder.
The new movie’s plot revolves around a young woman seeking warriors from other planets to fight the tyrannical armies terrorizing her peaceful colony.
A second movie is currently in development, with the franchise planning to enter into other mediums, such as video games, soon.
Sofia Boutella, Djimon Hounsou, Ed Skrein, Michiel Huisman, Bae Doona, Ray Fisher, with Charlie Hunnam and Anthony Hopkins star.
Pokemon Concierge (Season 1)
Coming to Netflix: December 28th (date subject to change)
Produced by dwarf studios, this new stop-motion animated series is set in the wonderful world of Pokemon.
Set to expand the Pokémon world, the story of this new series follows Haru, a concierge at the ‘Pokémon Resort,’ and her interactions with Pokémon and their owners who visit as guests.
Non-English Language Netflix Originals Coming in December 2023
Blood Coast / Pax Massilia (Season 1)
Coming to Netflix: December 6th
New from Netflix France is a new action thriller series from director Olivier Marchal (Rogue City, A Gang Story) about a bgroup of policemen with particular methods who track down a dangerous criminal in order to prevent Marseille from a bloodbath.
All six episodes drop on December 6th with Florence Thomassin, Nicolas Duvauchelle, and Olivier Barthelemy starring.
The Archies (2023)
Coming to Netflix: December 7th
Based on The Archies (best known for its live-action on-screen adaptation Riverdale) will be getting a musical adaptation on Netflix set in 1960s India.
Directed by Zoya Akhtar, the movie follows the iconic gang featuring “youth, rebellion, friendships, first loves and everything young adult.”
Yu Yu Hakusho
Coming to Netflix: December 14th (date subject to change)
From Shô Tsukikawa and based on the manga by Yoshihiro Togashi, this new live-action series follows a teenager who is killed and resurrected to become an investigator for the supernatural.
Coming to Netflix: December 22nd (Date subject to change)
A new Korean period drama? Count us in.
Created by Kang Eun K and Chung Dong-yoon, this series is set in the Spring of 1945 and sees a young man and woman struggling for survival as they fight monsters born out of human greed.
Park Seo-jun, Han So-hee, and Claudia Kim star.
Berlin (Season 1)
Coming to Netflix: December 29th
Money Heist has now been off our screens for a couple of years but will return alongside Pedro Alonso, who will reprise his role as Andres “Berlin” de Fonollosa.
Per the official logline, here’s what you can expect from the spin-off prequel:
“During Berlin’s golden age, love and money are what drives him in life. His next big heist? A jackpot of jewels worth 44 million.”
Other Netflix Originals Coming in December 2023
- Love is Blind Brazil: After the Altar – December 20th
What are you excited to check out on Netflix in December 2023? Let us know in the comments down below.