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Nine Series/Movies to Watch in December

With all the streaming services and channels, there's always something good to catch on TV. But sometimes you need a calendar to make sure you are up on all of the latest and greatest content coming out. Don't worry, we got you covered. Check out our list of series and movies coming out in December you should watch!



Diff'rent Strokes and The Facts of Life — December 7 (ABC)



ABC has announced that Live in Front of a Studio Audience will recreate episodes of the classic sitcoms, Diff'rent Strokes and The Facts of Life. Diff'rent Strokes premiered on NBC in 1978 and followed Arnold and Willis Jackson, two Black boys from Harlem who are taken in by a rich white Park Avenue businessman and widower, Phillip Drummond. The Facts of Life is the spinoff of Diff'rent Strokes and featured Drummond's former housekeeper Edna Garrett becoming the housemother of a private all-girls school dormitory. Stars like Kevin Hart and Damon Wayans have already been cast with more fan favorites looking to take on some of the iconic roles.


Live in Front of a Studio Audience airs December 7 starting at 8 pm on ABC.


Welcome to Earth — December 8 (Disney+)



It seems like Will Smith has been on GO ever since he got on Instagram in late 2017. He's had a YouTube series, a movie, a memoir, and a slew of other projects but now he's taking us on a ride as he travels Earth. This six-part documentary series from National Geographic shows Smith exploring some of the most remote and uncharted places on earth.


Grand Crew — December 14 (NBC)



NBC's upcoming comedy, Grand Crew, will give you a glimpse of what it's like living in Los Angeles as young Black professionals. The show follows a group of friends who meet up on the regular at their favorite bar to chill, catch up and laugh about the ups and downs of their love and professional lives. Grand Crew stars Echo Kellum, Carl Tart, Aaron Jennings, Justin Cunningham and Nicole Byer.


Grand Crew airs December 14 on NBC.


Spider-Man: No Way Home — December 17 (Theaters)



The third entry of the MCU's Spider-Man film series is coming. Tom Holland returns as our friendly neighborhood web-slinger for an action-packed movie that will add to the forever puzzle that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Now that everyone knows about Spider-Man's identity, normal life as Peter Parker has become a challenge and the stakes are high for the superhero. Reaching out for help from Doctor Strange, things get even more dangerous and Peter Parker finds out what it truly means to be Spider-Man.


The Matrix Resurrections — December 22 (Theaters and HBO Max)



What if you took the blue pill? The fourth installment of The Matrix franchise is one of the most anticipated films of 2021 and will be a blockbuster. Based on the trailer, it looks like Neo has woken up from what he thought was a dream. Was everything that he went through really real? Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss return to the franchise but there are also newcomers like Yahya Abdul-Marteen II. We can't wait to see this one!



The King's mAN — December 22 (Theaters)



The King's Man is the third installment in the Kingsman film series, based on the comic book The Secret Service by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons. The latest film is the prequel to the first two movies and follows one man's race against time to stop history's worst tyrants and criminal masterminds as they get together to plot a war that could wipe out millions of people and destroy humanity.


A jOURNAL fOR Jordan — December 25 (Theaters)



Directed by Denzel Washington, A Journal For Jordan is based on the true story of First Sergeant Charles Monroe King, played by Michael B. Jordan, a soldier deployed to Iraq who begins to keep a journal of love and advice for his infant son. Back in the United States, his fiancee, senior New York Times editor Dana Canedy, played by Chante Adams, revisits the story of her unlikely, life-altering relationship with King and his enduring devotion to her and their child. This film is perfect for the holidays and is a powerful reminder of the importance of family.


The Tragedy of Macbeth — December 25 (Theaters)



Denzel Washington will star in the upcoming American drama inspired by William Shakespeare's play, Macbeth. The story follows Macbeth, a Scottish lord, who has his eyes set on the Scottish throne after receiving a prophecy from three witches. We probably have never seen a Shakespearean-inspired work of art like this. It was directed by Joel Coen and will also star Corey Hawkins.


The Book of Boba Fett — December 29 (Disney+)



Teased in the surprise end-credits sequence following the season two finale of The Mandalorian, The Book of Boba Fett is the latest Star Wars adventure. The series finds legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett and mercenary Fennec Shand navigating the galaxy’s underworld when they return to the sands of Tatooine to stake their claim on the territory once ruled by Jabba the Hutt and his crime syndicate.

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