Get ready for an early glimpse into the exciting array of content that will be gracing Netflix screens globally in December 2023. While this preview offers just a taste of what’s to come, keep in mind that there’s plenty more in store as the official announcements unfold in the months ahead. Stay tuned for updates, as this list will be continuously updated with fresh arrivals and enticing offerings.
English Language Netflix Originals
- Release Date: December 1st
- Region: North America
Unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival, the drama “May December,” directed by Todd Haynes, features renowned actresses Natalie Portman and Julianne Moore. The plot revolves around a married couple grappling with their past as an actress delves into their tabloid-famous romance from two decades ago.
Leave the World Behind
- Release Date: December 8th
Sam Esmail takes the helm to adapt Rumaan Alam’s novel into an exclusive Netflix drama. With an ensemble cast including Julia Roberts, Ethan Hawke, Mahershala Ali, and Myha’la, the story centers on two families whose peaceful Long Island vacation is disrupted by the arrival of strangers bearing news of a looming cyberattack.
Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget
- Release Date: December 15th
Aardman Animations returns to the world of “Chicken Run” after 23 years, presenting “Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget.” A stellar voice cast including Thandiwe Newton, Zachary Levi, and Bella Ramsey, breathes life into this delightful feature film that promises to charm audiences anew.
- Release Date: December 20th
Bradley Cooper’s directorial prowess shines in “Maestro,” a biopic centered on Leonard Bernstein, played by Cooper himself. The film delves into the lifelong relationship between Bernstein and Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein, featuring a cast that includes Carey Mulligan, Matt Bomer, and Maya Hawke.
Rebel Moon: Part I: A Child of Fire
- Release Date: December 22nd
Zack Snyder’s sci-fi fantasy creation, “Rebel Moon,” marks the beginning of a thrilling franchise. The story follows a young woman’s quest to assemble a group of interplanetary warriors to combat tyrannical forces threatening her colony. The franchise’s expansive vision extends to mediums beyond film, including video games. The film boasts a star-studded ensemble cast featuring Sofia Boutella, Djimon Hounsou, and more.
Pokemon Concierge (Season 1)
- Release Date: December 28th (date subject to change)
“Pokemon Concierge,” a new stop-motion animated series by dwarf studios, immerses viewers in the enchanting world of Pokémon. The show explores the interactions between Haru, a concierge at the ‘Pokémon Resort,’ and Pokémon and their owners visiting the resort as guests.
Non-English Language Netflix Originals
Yu Yu Hakusho
- Release Date: December 14th (date subject to change)
- Language: Japanese
Based on Yoshihiro Togashi’s manga, “Yu Yu Hakusho” is a live-action series that follows a teenager resurrected as a supernatural investigator. Shô Tsukikawa’s adaptation promises a captivating journey into the realms of the supernatural.
- Release Date: December 22nd (Date subject to change)
- Language: Korean
“Gyeongseong Creature,” a period Korean drama created by Kang Eun K and Chung Dong-yoon, unfolds in 1945, portraying a young man and woman’s struggle for survival against monsters born from human greed. Starring Park Seo-jun, Han So-hee, and Claudia Kim, this series promises a unique blend of history and fantasy.
Berlin (Season 1)
- Release Date: December 29th (date subject to change)
- Language: Spanish
The “Money Heist” spin-off prequel, “Berlin,” brings Pedro Alonso back to reprise his role as Andres “Berlin” de Fonollosa. The series delves into Berlin’s golden age, exploring themes of love and money during his heist-centric endeavors.
Other Netflix Originals
- Love is Blind Brazil: After the Altar – December 20th
Exciting times are ahead on Netflix this December, with an eclectic mix of dramas, animations, and adaptations that promise to captivate and entertain. Keep an eye out for these releases as they hit the platform and let us know which ones you’re most excited to delve into. Stay tuned for more updates as the month unfolds.