5 series coming to Netflix in December, including a new Korean mystery

Let’s get right to the point when it comes to Netflix’s success

series: It’s all about South Korean television these days. It’s like the streamer is giving its subscribers a holiday giveaway with the upcoming South Korean sci-fi mystery series The silent sea. Could this be the next hit that everyone is rushing to watch and chat online?

With the crazy success of Squid game and Hell, the streamer doesn’t seem to be able to produce new series fast enough. As the world knows, over 142 million of the streamer’s 209 million households watched the nine-episode survival drama. Squid game during her first month.

Then, Hell became an immediate sensation and even exceeded Squid game with 43.48 million hours viewed in the first week following its release in the United States on November 19.

Along with this newcomer, viewers can look forward to brand new seasons of three fan favorites and a new Swedish comedy-drama in December. Enough to end the year in style!

Money theft, Part 5 / Volume 2 (December 3, five episodes) – The first part, premiered on September 3, focused on the gang after being kicked out of the Bank of Spain for over 100 hours. They saved Lisbon but still had to deal with the loss of one of their own and face their darkest foe yet. There’s so much going on this season that it’s split into two volumes of five episodes. As the end of history’s biggest heist draws near, what started as a theft has turned into war.

The witcher, Season 2 (December 17, eight episodes) – In the second season of this fantastic adventure series, Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill) is convinced that Yennefer’s life was lost at the Battle of Sodden and takes Princess Cirilla to the safest place he knows, his childhood home of Kaer Morhen. As the kings, elves, humans and demons of the continent fight for supremacy outside its walls, he must protect the maiden from something far more dangerous, his own mysterious power. Six of the season’s episodes are available ahead of launch so you can get started early. The cast includes Anna Shaffer, Freya Allan, Simon Callow, Graham McTavish and Liz Carr.

Emilie in Paris, Season 2 (December 22, ten episodes) – Emily is back and better than ever! Although she navigates the city more easily, her love life remains complicated and she continues to struggle with the idiosyncrasies of French life. She is in the middle of a love triangle with her neighbor and her first true French friend but she thrives at work despite the obstacles that constantly challenge her. She meets a handsome expatriate comrade in French lessons who both exasperates and intrigues her. As for the fashion this season, it is even more fabulous than in the first season if you can believe that it is possible. The brilliant creator and showrunner Darren Star returns to helm the second season of the Emmy-nominated series following the resounding success of the first season, which became the streamer’s most-watched comedy series of 2020. Producer and star Lily Collins reprise her role as Emily Cooper, alongside regulars from the Philippine series Leroy Beaulieu, Ashley Park, Lucas Bravo, Camille Razat, Samuel Arnold, Bruno Gouery, William Abadie and Kate Walsh. New actors include Lucien Laviscount, Jeremy O. Harris and Arnaud Binard.

The silent sea (December 24, eight episodes) – This futuristic South Korean sci-fi thriller takes place in an Earth that has undergone desertification. The story centers on members of a special team of space explorers sent to retrieve mysterious samples from an abandoned research facility on the moon. This is a dangerous 24 hour mission and it is likely that not all of the crew will survive. This series has already generated a lot of buzz as it is the first sci-fi thriller released in Korea. Stars Gong Yoo, Bae Doona, and Lee Joon are leading the cast for what is set to be the next South Korean hit for Netflix. This series was co-created by Park Eun-kyo and Choi Hang-yong.

Anxious people (December 29, six episodes) – Based on New York Times

A successful novel of the same name by Fredrik Backman, this Swedish comedy-drama tells the story of a bank robber who fails miserably by robbing a cashless bank. Chaos ensues when this ignorant criminal takes eight people hostage during an apartment open house. After giving up, the apartment is stormed by two dysfunctional policemen, who are also father and son. Things get even more complicated when they find the apartment empty. What happens next is a series of conflicting testimony as the hostages recount their version of what really happened, revealing a hilarious mystery as they keep a secret that creates a unique and almost unbreakable bond between them. This series is directed by Felix Herngren and stars the Swedish cast of Alfred Svensson, Dan Ekborg, Leif Andrée, Marika Lagercrantz, Carla Sehn, Petrina Solange, Anna Granath, Per Andersson, Lottie Ejebrant, Sofia Ledarp and Shima Niavarani.

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