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What’s Coming This December On Netflix

by Holly O'Neill
23rd Nov 2016

Just in time for Christmas, Netflix are adding a bunch of new movies, shows, comedy specials and documentaries. There’s a Netflix Original biopic of Barack Obama,’dramatising the 44th president of United States as a 20-year-old college student in New York City. There’s a documentary on the history of Cuba and there’s a political drama about the Medici dynasty set in Florence in the early 15th century (starring Dustin Hoffman and Richard Madden – aka Robb Stark).?Guillermo del Toro has created an American/Mexican computer-animated television series for children (Anton Yelchin’s final project). The docuseries CAPTIVE (victims, negotiators, and kidnappers give an unprecedented look at what it means to be involved in a hostage negotiation) is set to be this year’s Making A Murderer.

Here’s what’s coming to Netflix this December.


Pacific Heat: Season 1

In this satirical animated series, a covert squad of elite — and unconventional — operatives tackles crime on the glitzy Gold Coast of Australia.

Launch Date: December 2

Fauda: Season 1

Learning that the Hamas militant he thought he killed is still at large, veteran Israeli operative Doron comes out of retirement to hunt down his foe.

Launch Date: December 2

Fuller House: Season 2

The Tanner family’s adventures continue as DJ Tanner-Fuller shares a home with her sister Stephanie and friend Kimmy who help raise her three boys.

Launch Date: December 9


White Rabbit Project: Season 1

Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara investigate jailbreaks, superpower technology, heists and other pop culture, science and history topics.

Launch Date: December 9


Club de Cuervos: Season 2

Siblings Chava and Isabel continue their quest to one-up each other and take full control of Cuervos FC.

Launch Date: December 9

Medici: Masters of Florence: Season 1

After his father’s murder, banking heir Cosimo Medici battles opponents of his artistic, economic and political visions for 15th-century Florence.

Launch Date: December 9


Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency: Season 1

An eccentric sleuth and his assistant wend their way through a big mystery, creeping closer to the truth with each episode in this comedic thriller.

Launch Date: December 11?


Nobel: Season 1

A series of incidents in Afghanistan set complicated political and personal events in motion for a returning Norwegian Special Forces officer.

Launch Date: December 13


Van Helsing: Season 1

When Vanessa Van Helsing awakens from a coma, she learns that vampires have taken over the world and the fate of humanity rests on her shoulders.

Launch Date: December 17


Ten Percent: Season 1

In the wake of their boss’s unexpected death, four Parisian talent agents have their hands full managing their clients’ careers.

Launch Date: December 20

Travelers: Season 1

They’re from the future but they’re living in our time. These seemingly ordinary people are secretly working to save us all from a tragic fate.

Launch Date: December 23

Chasing Cameron: Season 1

Get an inside look at the life of social media sensation Cameron Dallas with this show that follows him as he takes his career to the next level.

Launch Date: December 27


Ajin: Season 2

Sato will stop at nothing in his bloodthirsty quest for world domination. To stop him, Kei and Ko will have to make some hard choices.

Launch Date: December 27



Reggie Watts: SpatialO

The comedian/musician waxes poetic about flight, grits and guns in this one-of-a-kind surrealist, experimental comedy adventure. Completely improvised.

Launch Date: December 6


Gabriel Iglesias: Sorry For What I Said When I Was Hungry

He’s sold out concerts in over 24 countries and now he makes his Netflix debut. Gabriel ?Fluffy? Iglesias delights a packed house in Chicago, IL.

Launch Date: December 20




When an otherworldly force wreaks havoc on a war-torn European city, an engineer teams up with an elite Special Ops unit to stop it.

Launch Date: December 9



A young Barack Obama deals with race, culture and identity while finding his way as a New York City college student in this fact-inspired film.

Launch Date: December 16



Hip Hop Evolution: Season 1

Influential MCs, DJs and moguls trace hip-hop’s growth from the basements of the Bronx to the top of the charts in this documentary series.

Launch Date: December 2


The Cuba Libre Story: Season 1

This documentary series recounts the tumultuous history of Cuba, a nation of foreign conquest, freedom fighters and Cold War political machinations.

Launch Date: December 8


Captive: Season 1

This riveting series features hostage situations around the world, offering an inside look at the tense negotiations and life-or-death stakes.

Launch Date: December 9


Luna Petunia: Season 1

Luna Petunia follows the adventures of a girl who lives in our world and plays in a dreamland where she learns how to make the impossible possible.

Launch Date: December 9

The Adventures of Puss in Boots: Season 4

Season 4 has our fuzzy, fearless feline swaggering and swashbuckling through more fun-filled adventures as he seeks to defeat the dreaded Bloodwolf.

Launch Date: December 16

Trollhunters: Season 1

From master storyteller Guillermo del Toro, a fantastical new world wrapped around two best friends who make a startling discovery beneath their town.

Launch Date: December 23