Norwegian Christmas Series ‘Home for Christmas’: Plot, Cast, Trailer & Release Date

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Home for Christmas – Copyright. The Oslo Company

Not excluding titles in the European market, Norwegian Netflix Original, Home for Christmas will be available to stream this Christmas. Here’s everything we know about Home for Christmas, including the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.

Home for Christmas is a Norwegian Netflix Original from Quicksand director Per-Olav Sørensen. Also taking the director’s seat, Sørensen was assisted by Anna Gutto, who acted as the co-director. Screenplay writing was handled by Miriam Larsen, Mattis Herman Nyquist, Julie Skaufel, Fredrik Høyer, and Per-Olav Sørensen. The idea for the series had come from Amir Shaheen and Kristian Andersen. The Oslo Company was the production studio behind the Christmas Original.

When is the Netflix release date?

Home for Christmas will be coming home for Christmas on December 5th, 2019.

All the episodes will be available to stream on Netflix on the day of release.

What is the plot of Home for Christmas?

30-year-old Johanne has to face the growing pressure from her family to find a boyfriend. During a visit home, tired and sick of the constant questions about her love life, Johanne lies to her family by telling them she’s found a boyfriend, and she’ll be bringing him home for Christmas. With only 24 days to find a boyfriend, it’s a race against time for Johanne before she goes home for Christmas.

Home for Christmas – Copyright. The Oslo Company

Who is in the cast of Home for Christmas?

The following cast members have been confirmed to star in Home for Christmas:

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Johanne Ida Elise Broch The Man Who Loved Young YNGVE | Switch | Lillyhammer
Sebastian Arthur Hakalahti The King’s Choice | Skam | Mortal
TBA Hege Schøyen Suffløsen | Andre omgang | Blücher
Henrik Oddgeir Thune Occupied | Beforeigners | Valkyrien
Thomas Kingsford Siayor Trapped | TWIN | Mammon
Patient Loekke Calle Age of Heroes | I Travel Alone | Nokas
TBA Cat Heave Oljefondet | Méli-Mélo

When did production take place?

Filming began on the 23rd of March and the entire series was completed by the 15th of November, 2019.

Home for Christmas – Copyright. The Oslo Company

What is the episode count?

Home for Christmas will air a total of six episodes.

Will Home for Christmas arrive in 4K?

Certainly, the vast majority of the latest Originals are available to stream in 4K, and Home for Christmas will follow suit.

What language will Home for Christmas be available in?

Home for Christmas will be available to stream in Norwegian dub with English subtitles.

It’s unclear if an English dub will be available.

Has Netflix released a trailer?

Netflix has finally released a trailer for Home for Christmas.

Will Home for Christmas receive a second season?

It could be fun to see Home for Christmas return for a second season, giving Johanne a different drama to face.

Assuming she finds a boyfriend, her next predicament could be waiting for her boyfriend to propose to her.

To take it further, a third season could see Johanne’s family waiting for her to get pregnant.

Are you looking forward to the release of Home for Christmas? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.