Here's what's new on Stan, Netflix Australia, Foxtel Now and Amazon Prime Video in December

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Every month Stan, Netflix Australia, Foxtel Now and Amazon Prime Video add new content, so we’ve picked a few highlights for December.

Australian film and TV legend John Jarratt has been notably absent on-screen as of late, but that’s because he’s been preparing for his role as pig hunter-turned-sadistic murderer Mick Taylor on Stan’s new original series Wolf Creek. The 6-part series tracks a group of tourists trying to outrun the criminal through the outback, and even amidst the suspense, there’s some stunning beautiful shots of rural Australia.

One-liners such as “Move over, Daddy’s driving” and “There’s gonna be a little bloody beauty” by Taylor are bound to enter Australian folklore.

It’s released on December 15.

You can watch the trailer below.

You haven’t seen Joel Edgerton like you will in Netflix’s new original series Bright. He plays an orc, but not The Lord of the Rings kind. There’s also fairies, elves and magic wands, but it’s definitely not a kid’s show.

It’s released on December 22.

You can watch the trailer below.

After release date delays, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are back for season 2 of The Grand Tour on Amazon Prime Video.

Filming the new season was a struggle through misfortune after misfortune — Hammond suffered a pretty horrific car crash and was airlifted to hospital with a broken knee, while May fell ill and was admitted to hospital with a virus.

It’s released on December 8.

You can watch the trailer below.

    Stan

    Original series
    Wolf Creek (December 15)

    Exclusive Premieres
    Will & Grace: Christmas Special (December 6)

    Continuing series
    White Famous (Mondays from December 11)
    Good Behvaiour (Mondays from December 11)
    Smilf (Mondays)
    No Activity (Sundays)
    The Girlfriend Experience (Sundays)

    TV Shows
    Rake: Season 4 (December 1)
    Friday Night Lights (December 8)
    Doctor Doctor: Season 1 (December 19)
    Ray Donovan Hire Power: Season 4 (December 27)

    Movies
    Miss Sloane (December 7)
    Red Dog: True Blue (December 7)
    Space Between Us (December 14)
    Before I Fall (December 21)
    The Hunting Ground (December 20)
    Power Rangers (December 28)

    World Movies
    The Hidden Fortress (December 4)
    The Bad Sleep Well (December 10)
    The Green Inferno (December 13)
    The Dance of Reality (December 22)
    Animals (December 29)
    Akira Kurosawa’s Stray Dog (December 30)

Netflix

    Film
    My Happy Family (December 1)
    El Camino Christmas (December 8)
    Christmas Inheritance (December 15)
    Bright (December 22)
    The Climb (December 29)

    Original series
    Dark: Season 1 (December 1)
    Easy: Season 2 (December 1)
    Fate/Apocrypha: Part 1 (December 2)
    Dynasty: Season 1 (December 7)
    The Crown (December 8)
    Erased: Season 1 (December 15)
    Ultimate Beastmaster (December 15)
    The Ranch: Park 4 (December 15)
    Hello, My Twenties!: Season 2 (December 18)
    The Indian Detective: Season 1 (December 19)
    La Casa De Apel (December 20)
    72 Dangerous Animals: Latin America: Season 1 (December 22)
    Dope: Season 1 (December 22)
    Fuller House: Season 3 (December 22)
    The Toys That Made Us: Season 1 (December 22)
    cable Girls: Season 2 (December 25)
    Travelers: Season 2 (December 26)
    Bill Nye Saves The World: Season 2, part 1 (December 29)
    La Mante: Season 1 (December 29)
    Designated Survivor: Season 2 (Weekly episodes)

    Original comedy
    Craig Ferguson: Tickle Fight (December 5)
    Judd Apatow: The Return (December 12)
    Russell Howard: Recalibrate (December 19)
    Todd Barry: Spicy Honey (December 26)
    Dave Chapelle: Equanimity (December 31)

    Original Documentary
    Voyeur (December 1)
    Wormwood (December 15)

    Original series for kids
    NYE Countdown: All Hail King Julien, Skylanders Academy, Trollhunters, Word Party, True and the Rainbow Kingdom, Larva, Pororo, Puffin Rock, Beat Bugs (December 26)
    All Hail King Julien: Season 5 (December 1)
    A Storybots Christmas (December 1)
    Dreamworks Home (December 1)
    Trollhunters: Part 2 (December 15)

    Chelsea
    Guests: The cast of Scandal (Kerry Washington, Bellamy Young, katie Lowes, Darby Stanchfield), Shania Twain, Wiz Khalifa, Jill Scott, Dan Reynolds (Every Friday)

    Highlights
    Miracle on 34th Street (December 1)
    Daddy’s Home (December 1)
    Room (December 1)
    The Dark Knight (December 1)
    Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (December 2)
    The Danish Girl (December 9)
    Please Like Me: Season 4 (December 22)
    Teen World: Season 6, part 1 (December 31)

Foxtel Now

    Original productions
    Real Housewives of Melbourne: Season 4 (December 6)
    The Slot (December 14)

    New series — for a limited time
    Vanderpump Rule: Season 6 (December 5)
    Are You The One (December 6)
    Nigella At My Table (December 6)
    Outback Wrangler: Season 3 (December 7)
    Michael McIntyre: Showtime (December 10)
    Louis Theroux Heroin Town; Living With Anorexia; Savile Revisited (December 12)
    Dian Fossey: Secrets In The Mist (December 15)
    The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Season 8 (December 20)
    Halt and Catch Fire: Season 4 (December 21)
    Crash The Bash (December 21)

    New shows — always available on demand
    Walter Presents ‘Fugitives’ (December 1)
    The Eighties (December 3)
    The Murder Of Laci Peterson (December 6)
    Project Runway Junior: Season 3 (December 7)
    Love It Or List It: Season 7 (December 11)
    Elizabeth and her Enemies (December 12)
    Hunted (December 13)

    Complete new movies
    Anna And The King
    Assault On Precinct 13
    Beauty And The Beast (2017)
    Before I Fall
    The Big Wave Project
    Blue Crush
    The Book Thief
    The Borrowers
    The Boss Baby
    Bringing Down The House
    Bull Durham
    Cast Away
    Chain Of Fools
    Changing Lanes
    Charming Christmas
    Chloe
    Christmas Bounty
    A Christmas Carol
    Cold Zone
    Colossal
    Con Air
    A Cure For Wellness
    Dance Academy
    Dark Paradise
    DC Super Hero Girls: Intergalactic Games
    Dead Calm
    A Dennis The Menace Christmas
    Diana
    Diary Of A Wimpy Kid
    Dolphin Tale 2
    Don’t Tell
    Dr Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas
    Drag Me To Hell
    Dumb & Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd
    The Eagle Huntress
    Elf
    Elizabeth
    Elizabeth: The Golden Age
    Empire Of The Sun
    Family For Christmas
    Fist Fight
    Freddy Vs Jason
    From Hell
    George Of The Jungle
    George Of The Jungle 2
    Gold
    Good Luck Charlie, It’s Christmas!
    The Great Wall
    Grudge Match
    Hearts Of Christmas
    Hercules
    I’ll Be Home For Christmas
    Independence Day (1996)
    Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull
    Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade
    Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom
    Interstellar
    Jackie
    Josie And The Pussycats
    Journey To The West: The Demons Strike
    Keeping Mum
    Killer App
    Killing Ground
    A Kind Of Murder
    La La Land
    Lake Placid
    Leatherheads
    Life
    Logan
    Marmaduke
    Max 2: White House Hero
    Men At Work
    Misery
    Miss Sloane
    The Mistletoe Promise
    A Mom For Christmas
    My Christmas Dream
    The Pacifier
    Peter And Wendy
    Power Rangers
    Public Enemies
    Rabbit-Proof Fence
    Raiders Of The Lost Ark
    Ratatouille
    Ray
    Red Dog: True Blue
    Rob Roy
    The Rock
    The Rooftop Christmas Tree
    The Santa Clause
    The Santa Clause 2
    The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
    Saving Santa
    Shark Night
    Sleepless
    Smurfs: The Lost Village
    The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
    The Space Between Us
    Speed
    Speed 2: Cruise Control
    Spy Kids
    The Duchess
    The Hand That Rocks The Cradle
    The King’s Speech
    The Madness Of King George
    The Muppet Christmas Carol
    The Rock
    The Sixth Sense
    The Social Network
    The X-Files
    Their Finest
    Toys
    Unaccompanied Minors
    Voice From The Stone
    Walking With Dinosaurs
    Wall Street
    Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
    The Wild Thornberrys Movie
    The Year Without A Santa Claus
    Yes Man
    The Young Victoria

Amazon Prime Video

    Series
    The Grand Tour: Season 2 (December 8)

    Movies
    Jean-Claude Van Johnson (December 15)

    Thursday Night US (Friday Morning AU) NFL Football
    Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys (December 1 12:25am AEDT)
    New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons (December 8 12:25am AEDT)
    Denver Broncos at Indianapolis Colts (December 15 12:25am AEDT)
    Pittsburgh Steelers at Houston Texans (December 26 8:30am AEDT)

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