Update your watch list this December 2020 with 10 more exciting Netflix releases, including the film adaptation of Broadway’s hit musical The Prom, and Ji Chang Wook’s upcoming romantic drama Lovestruck in the City.
Alice in Borderland (December 10)
Based on a manga of the same name, Alice in Borderland follows Arisu, and obsessed gamer who falls into an emptied-out version of Tokyo where he, and other lost visitors like him, must compete in dangerous games in order to survive.
Starring: Kento Yamazaki, Tao Tsuchiya, Nijiro Murakami
Sweet Home (December 18)
Sweet Home follows Cha Hyeon-su, a reclusive high school student who’s left traumatized after losing his entire family to a tragic accident. Orphaned and alone, he’s forced to move into an old apartment complex called the Green Home. His hopes for a quiet stay is quickly upended when he realizes that the building is plagued by a malicious entity that turns its residents into monsters as reflected by their internal desires. Caught up in a real-life nightmare, Hyeon-su must now fight for his and his neighbors' survival.
Starring: Song Kang, Lee Jin Wook, Lee Si Young, Lee Do Hyun
Bridgerton (December 25)
Set in the Regency era of England, Daphne Bridgerton, the eldest daughter of the well-off Bridgerton family makes her knock-out debut into London’s competitive marriage market. Her dazzling reputation as the perfect bride, however, is tarnished when her over-protective older brother begins to rule out every possible suitor that looks her way. Enter the Duke of Hastings, a committed bachelor who teams up with Daphne to boost back her reputation in order to ward off the gaggle girls also hoping to catch his eye.
Starring: Phoebe Dynevor, Regé-Jean Page, Jonathan Bailey
Tiny Pretty Things (December 14)
Pegged as the lovechild of Pretty Little Liars and Black Swan, this soapy drama based on a novel of the same name centers on three aspiring ballerinas as they struggle to succeed and survive while enrolled in a cutthroat Manhattan ballet school.
Starring: Lauren Holly, Kylie Jefferson, Casimere Jollette
Lovestruck in the City (Coming Soon)
In a bout of spontaneity, Lee Eun-o, an ordinary woman, decides to temporarily reinvent herself as the free spirited Yun Seon-a. She impulsively runs off to a remote place and falls in love with Park Jae-won, a passionate architect who remains enamored by a woman from his past.
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MANK (December 4)
Based on the life of American screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz, the film follows his journey as he pens the cult classic drama Citizen Kane, while battling with alcoholism and running into conflict with famous directot and writer Orson Welles.
Starring: Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collins
Kalel, 15 (December 9)
In search of validation, a Catholic boy named Kalel comes-of-age as he recklessly searches for love from strangers online. All this while he also deals with an HIV diagnosis and the repercussions of having absentee parents.
Starring: Elijah Canlas, Jaclyn Jose, Eddie Garcia
The Prom (December 11)
Four washed-up broadway stars jazz and zazz their way through a conservative small town in Indiana with the intent of rallying behind a lesbian teen fighting to bring her girlfriend as her date to their high school prom.
Starring: Meryl Streep, Jo Ellen Pellman, Ariana DeBose, Nicole Kidman
The Stand-In (December 16)
With her career rolling down-hill, a reclusive movie star hires a stand-in to check herself into rehab for her. Her plan takes an unexpected turn, however, when her supposed double absolutely flourishes in her new job.
Starring: Drew Barrymore, Ellie Kemper, T.J. Miller
The Midnight Sky (December 23)
Set in a post-apocalyptic Earth, a lone scientist in the Arctic named Augustine rushes to keep a team of astronauts from returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.
Starring: George Clooney, Felicity Jones, David Oyelowo
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