New Releases on Netflix: December 5th, 2019

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Greenleaf – Picture: Oprah Winfrey Network

Welcome to your Thursday roundup of what’s new on Netflix and there are some great new additions. In total, five new releases hit Netflix today with three of them being Netflix Originals. 

Tomorrow has some great new releases scheduled for you including one of Netflix’s award hopefuls Marriage Story featuring Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson. We’ll also see the first season of Virgin River added as well as a few other Christmas treats too.

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Let’s run you through some of the best new releases of the day, we won’t be featuring A Christmas Prince in this list but have included it in our list of the new Christmas movies in 2019.

Greenleaf (Season 4)

Genre: Drama
Cast: Merle Dandridge, Desiree Ross, Kim Hawthorne, Lamman Rucker
Language: English

Greenleaf has quickly grown into one of the best dramas on Netflix. From the Oprah Winfrey Network, Netflix thankfully gets new seasons across the world one way or another.

Here’s what’s in store for season 4:

The Greenleafs must stand together at a critical moment as a new ministry takes control of Calvary. But buried secrets threaten to shatter alliances.

V Wars (Season 1)

Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Cast: Ian Somerhalder, Kyle Breitkopf, Adrian Holmes, Jacky Lai

In the need for some vampires? V Wars will absolutely scratch that itch with vampire veteran Ian Somerhalder returning to the genre after a long stint on The Vampire Diaries.

Here’s what you can expect from season 1 of V Wars:

A fast-spreading disease that turns victims into blood-sucking fiends pits two best friends against each other in a fight for humanity’s future.

Home for Christmas (Season 1) Netflix Original

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Cast: Ida Elise Broch, Gabrielle Susanne Solheim Leithaug, Dennis Storhøi, Anette Hoff, Felix Sandman, Ghita Nørby
Language: Norwegian

In one of the first international Christmas series offerings from Netflix comes this Norwegian series that could easily be compared to the likes of Fleabag. It’s about a single 30-year-old woman who is returning home for Christmas with her family’s expectations for her life outweighing what is a reality.

The comedy spans 6 episodes and early reviews indicate it’s an excellent comedy.

Full List of New Releases on Netflix for December 5th

2 New Movies Added Today

  • A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby (2019) Netflix Original
  • Half Girlfriend (2017)

3 New TV Series Added Today

  • Greenleaf (Season 4)
  • Home for Christmas (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • V Wars (Season 1) Netflix Original
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