All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from 4th December 2020)

One of the great things about Netflix is their Netflix Original content – be it films or series made by Netflix themselves or exclusive content available only on Netflix after it airs on regular TV. Every week we will give you a round-up of the new Netflix Originals becoming available in the next week. We will aim to post every week on Thursday evening with what will be available over the coming week. Perfect if you’re looking to check out what new Originals are available to watch over your weekend or if you’re planning a week-long Netflix binge-watch! This area is exclusively for Netflix Originals, for general Netflix additions and removals or to view the current full catalogue check out your regional New On Netflix website.

Love Netflix Originals? Well here’s our list of ‘Top Picks’ for this week. Check out the trailers below and let us know what you’re looking forward to this week -full list of this week’s additions and regional availability at the end of the post. Netflix aren’t always that clear about geographical availability so please bear with us as we try to be as precise as possible about where Netflix Originals will be available.

Christmas Crossfire

Edda convinces Sam (her new love interest) to accompany her on a road trip back to the isolated village where she grew up. Sam finds himself involved in an attempted murder and a chase ensues. Embroiled in the chaos of men fighting over a woman, Sam has lost Edda and must now find his survival instincts to avoid untimely death. Meanwhile, Edda is searching for Sam. Whilst the trailer tells us little but seemingly random and disconnected one-liners from the film, we are hoping this is a fast-paced, action-packed offering by director Detlev Buck. Stars Kostja Ullmann, Alli Neumann, Sascha Geršak, Merlin Rose, Sophia Thomalla, and Peter Kurth.

Available from Friday 4th December 2020

Leyla Everlasting

Adem (Haluk Bilginer) has had enough of being married. Twenty years of marriage to Leyla (Demet Akbag) has come to an end in his eyes, eyes he now only has for his young therapist and mistress, Nergis (Elcin Sangu) who agrees there is only one solution to Leyla’s refusal to divorce. After numerous failed attempts at faking an accidental death, it seems Leyla is intent on surviving and the unlikely couple steps up their game. The comedy film takes a turn when Adem finds himself in deeper as his actions gain the attention of his jealous lawyer Greed (Alican Yucesoy) and Mr. Mahdum (Firat Tanis) the man trying to get his hands on Adem’s valuable manuscript in the midst of the farce.

Available from Friday 4th December 2020

MANK

Director Jack Finch’s script for the original MANK, now adopted and brought to life by his son David Fincher in 2020 is produced by Ceán Chaffin, Douglas Urbanski, and Eric Roth and deep dives into the making of the film ‘Citizen Kane’. Herman J. Mankiewicz, actor-director turned screenwriter turns his talents to working alongside Orson Welles to finish the screenplay about a wealthy newspaper publisher Charles Foster Kane. The film is delivered in a vintage cinematic experience portraying the personal and professional antics of MANK and the film industry in general in 1930s Hollywood. Gary Oldman portrays the lead as a post-injury recovery patient and a drunk that has 60 days “and 30 days to noodle” a screenplay for what later became known as one of the masterpiece films of all time.

Available from Friday 4th December 2020

Selena – The Series

The years leading up to the fame and fortune of the woman who became known as the most successful female Latin artist of all time; ‘Selina Quintanilla’. Starring Christian Serratos, Gabriel Chavarria, Ricardo Chavira, Noemí Gonzalez, and Seidy López, the music documentary documents the trials and tribulations the young girl and her family suffered and the sacrifices they made for Selina to become a star in the world of Tejano Music. Selena – The Series is a two-part documentary with the part one landing this week.

 

Available Friday 4th December 2020

Rose Island

When your life appears to be falling apart and society seems so restrictive, what else is there to do than to create your own world, right? ‘Rose Island’ is a film based on the incredible true story of Georgio Rosa, a man who built a 400 sq metre platform he claimed as his own island off the coast of Italy and declared independence on the 24th June 1968. As ‘President’ of his new part of the world, he finds peoples from all walks of life following him in his quest for independence until the Italian Prime Minister and government decide he is not to be humoured anymore. Who is loyal enough to stay by his side? This comedy-drama, true-story is directed by Sydney Sibilia and stars Elio Germano as Georgio.

Available from Wednesday 9th December 2020

Full list of Netflix Original content added Friday 4th December – Thursday 10th December 2020.

Friday 4th December 2020
“Big Mouth” Series (Season Four) [Global Original]
“Bhaag Beanie Bhaag” Series (Season One)
 [Original]
“Captain Underpants Mega Blissmass”
Film [Original]
“Pokemon Journeys – The Series” Series (New Episode) [Original]
“Christmas Crossfire”
Film [Original]
“Leyla Everlasting”
Film [Original]
“MANK”
Film [Original]
“Selena: The Series”
Series (Part One) [Original]
Saturday 5th December 2020
“Detention” Series (New Episodes) [Original]
“Mighty Express: A Mighty Christmas”
Film [Original]
Monday 7th December 2020
“Room 2806: The Accusation”
Limited Docuseries [Original]
Tuesday 8th December 2020
“Emicidia: AmarElo – It’s All For Yesterday” Music Documentary [Original]
“Mr Iglesias” Series (Part Three)
 [Global Original]
“Spirit Riding Free: Riding Along Adventure”
Film [Original]
“Super Monsters: Santa’s Super Monsters Helpers
Film [Original]
Wednesday 9th December 2020
“Rose Island” Film [Original]
“The Big Show Show”
Series (Part Two) [Original]
“The Surgeon’s Cut” Documentary
 [Original]
“Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love” Series (Part Three)
 [Original]
Thursday 10th December 2020
“Alice in Borderland” Series (Season One) [Original]
A number of series have been given the go-ahead for subsequent seasons this year. Check out the coming soon page on our websites (UK, USA, Can, Aus) to find out which new seasons will arrive in your region in 2020.

Thanks for visiting and let us know in the comments what you’ve enjoyed (and what you haven’t) and what new Netflix Originals and season updates you’re looking forward to. Don’t forget to check out the blog next week on Thursday evening (Thursday 10th December 2020) at our usual time of 8.15 pm for more information and throughout the week for updates and general news.

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