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Netflix’s December 2019 Releases may be the most anticipated yet




Usually December and the vacation season consists of a time to decelerate, put your obligations apart, and spend a while with household. For its new releases of December 2019, Netflix definitely nailed it. December is loaded with blockbuster Netflix originals and fresh, new content.

A minimum of Netflix’s greatest authentic collection for December 2019 is a household affair. Misplaced in Area season 2 premieres on December 24 so you possibly can spend a while with the Robinson household if it’s good to keep away from yours. The decidedly much less household pleasant The Witcher will premiere on December 20. The epic videogame adaptation starring Henry Cavill may very well be a serious hit for Netflix.

After all there’s a entire host of Christmas and vacation season choices which you could learn extra about right here. However for the vacation agnostic, December sees the arrival of some enjoyable movies just like the Austin Powers trilogy (Dec. 1), The Danish Lady (Dec. 16), and Netflix authentic The Two Popes (Dec. 20). Sadly, December is the month that Mickey Mouse comes knocking to assert what’s his. Thor: Ragnarok and Star Wars: The Final Jedi depart mid month.

Nonetheless, the vacation season on Netflix might be as cheerful or as horrifying as you need it to be. Solely on Netflix can The Confession Killer and Three Days of Christmas premiere on the identical day.


Dead Kids (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: A socially awkward teen bonds with a group of misfits who plot to take out the school’s arrogant rich kid — until their kidnapping scheme turns deadly.

A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish

The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl

Time to go down memory lane with the single most batshit movie of the 2000s. From Alita: Battle Angel director Robert Rodriguez, when he was fresh off his Spy Kids kick.

Austin Powers in Goldmember
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
Cut Bank
Eastsiders: Season 4
Malcolm X

Searching for Sugar Man

The Academy Award-winning documentary dives into the mysterious legacy of Sixto Rodriguez, a folk musician in the ’70s who disappeared from the public eye in the United States, but unknowingly fueled a whole counterculture movement in South Africa.

Sweet Virginia
The Tribes of Palos Verdes


Nightflyers: Season 1

Team Kaylie: Part 2 (Netflix Family)

From Netflix: Ready for more glitz, glam and grit? Kaylie and the Porcupines sharpen their skills for a new slate of action-packed shenanigans.


Especial de Natal Porta dos Fundos: A Primeira Tentação de Cristo (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: Jesus, who’s hitting the big 3-0, brings a surprise guest to meet the family. A Christmas special so wrong, it must be from comedians Porta dos Fundos.

Tiffany Haddish: Black Mitzvah (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: She ready… to celebrate! Tiffany Haddish is getting in touch with her Jewish roots in her upcoming Netflix Original Comedy Special, Black Mitzvah, while she takes us on a revealing journey through her life. With her bold and barrier-breaking brand of comedy, Tiffany reflects on fame, receiving her “inheritance,” the valuable lessons you learn when raising yourself, that time she received a jumpsuit from the one and only…Beyoncé, her infamous New Year’s Eve set, and more. Tiffany Haddish: Black Mitzvah launches globally on Netflix on December 3, 2019. Mazel Tov! The special is executive produced by Haddish for She Ready Productions and Emmy nominated producers Wanda Sykes and Page Hurwitz for Push It Productions.

War on Everyone


The Last O.G.: Season 2

Let’s Dance (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: After his crew breaks up, a gifted but insecure hip-hop dancer teaches at a top ballet school in Paris, where he falls for an aspiring ballerina.

Los Briceño (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: After an argument with her dad, a young woman from a family of macho truck drivers is kicked out of the home and must make her own success as a trucker.

Magic for Humans: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Hilarious and heartfelt, Justin Willman pulls out all the stops and props to amaze real people with playful tricks and showstopping magic routines.


a lush decorated palace room where Queen Amber sits. King Richard stands behind here. There is a Christmas tree and a roaring fireplace. Amber is wearing silky silver pjs and is pregnant. Richard is in a suit, tie undone.

A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: Christmas brings the ultimate gift to Aldovia: a royal baby. But first, Queen Amber must help her family and kingdom by finding a missing peace treaty.

Apache: La vida de Carlos Tevez (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: This gritty dramatization of the life of Carlos Tevez shows his rise to soccer stardom amid the harrowing conditions in Argentina’s Fuerte Apache.

Greenleaf: Season 4

Home for Christmas (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Fed up with the constant comments on her relationship status, perpetually single Johanne starts a 24-day hunt for a partner to bring home for Christmas.

V Wars (Netflix Original)

Ian Somerhalder — who played a vampire in The Vampire Diaries — and Nikki Reed — who played a vampire in Twilight — now face off against vampires. Based on the comics by Jonathan Maberry and Alan Robinson.


Astronomy Club: The Sketch Show (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Astronomy Club: The Sketch Show is a new 6-episode sketch series from Kenya Barris’ Khalabo Ink Society, launching on Netflix on December 6, 2019. The members of the eponymous group, who first formed in 2014 and built a following through live performance in New York, include Shawtane Bowen, Jonathan Braylock, Ray Cordova, James III, Caroline Martin, Jerah Milligan, Monique Moses, and Keisha Zollar. Sketches will explore an array of topics ranging from pop culture and social issues to the Black experience. Barris executive produces the series alongside showrunner Daniel Powell (Inside Amy Schumer, I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson) and Khalabo Ink Society’s Anni Weisband.

The Chosen One: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: The world pours into the once-closed Aguazul as the doctors circle back to the village, and a journalist promises to tell the Chosen One’s story.

The Confession Killer (Netflix Documentary)

From Netflix: Henry Lee Lucas was known as America’s most prolific serial killer. But will DNA results expose the biggest criminal justice hoax in U.S. history?

Fuller House: Season 5 (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Jimmy and Steph bring their new baby home and dive headfirst into the world of parenting. But no worries: They’ve got a houseful of hands to help.

Glow Up (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Aspiring makeup artists apply themselves to celebrity looks, movie prosthetics and more in a colorful competition show hosted by Stacey Dooley.

Two adults lay on a bed with their child snuggled between them.

Marriage Story (Netflix Film)

A heart wrenching look at a family in the midst of a divorce, Marriage Story stars Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson.

Spirit Riding Free: The Spirit of Christmas (Netflix Family)

From Netflix: Lucky and friends must figure out how to get home in time for Christmas when a falling boulder — and a serious snowstorm — derail their travel plans.

Teasing Master Takagi-san: Season 2 (Netflix Anime)

From Netflix: Now in his second year of middle school, Nishikata still tries to outplay Takagi, but continues to fail miserably at his quest to get even.

Three Days of Christmas (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Four sisters deal with family drama and secrets throughout three different time periods, all occurring on Christmas Day.

Triad Princess (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: After growing up in the shadow of her mafia-affiliated father, Angie defies his wishes and takes a gig as an undercover bodyguard for a famous actress.

Virgin River (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Searching for a fresh start, a nurse practitioner moves from LA to a remote northern California town and is surprised by what — and who — she finds.


From Paris with Love


A Family Reunion Christmas (Netflix Family)

From Netflix: M’Dear and her sisters struggle to keep their singing act together before a church Christmas pageant while Grandpa teaches the kids a valuable lesson.

It Comes at Night


Michelle Wolf: Joke Show (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Comedian Michelle Wolf, wants to fight for women’s equality…but not in like that annoying way. In her upcoming Netflix comedy special, Michelle Wolf: Joke Show, the comedian dissects the differences between men and women, explores gender equality, explains why society should be a little “less” woke and more, all the while, constantly defying expectations. Michelle Wolf: Joke Show launches globally on Netflix on December 10, 2019.

Outlander: Season 3


The Sky Is Pink


Especial de Natal Porta dos Fundos (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: In this biblical “Hangover” spoof, the apostles awaken to find Jesus is missing and must piece together events of the previous night’s wild Last Supper.

Jack Whitehall: Christmas with my Father (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Jack Whitehall attempts to get his notoriously stodgy father into the holiday spirit in this comedy-variety Christmas extravaganza.


6 Underground (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: Meet a new kind of action hero. Six untraceable agents, totally off the grid. They’ve buried their pasts so they can change the future. Ryan Reynolds stars in this gritty globe-trotting action adventure from director Michael Bay.


A Family Man
Dil Dhadakne Do
Karthik Calling Karthik


The Danish Girl
The Magicians: Season 4


Ronny Chieng: Asian Comedian Destroys America! (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Comedian, The Daily Show Correspondent, and Crazy Rich Asians actor Ronny Chieng makes his Netflix comedy special debut in Asian Comedian Destroys America! Born in Malaysia and raised in Manchester, New Hampshire, Singapore, and Australia, Chieng shares his unapologetic perspective about his journey to America thus far. From evaluating the effects of consumerism to theorizing how efficient the U.S. would be with an Asian-American President, Chieng shares what he thinks really makes America great in Ronny Chieng: Asian Comedian Destroys America! when it launches globally on Netflix on December 17, 2019


Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer (Netflix Documentary)

From Netflix: Cyber sleuths engage in a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a man who posts sadistic animal-abuse videos online — and then turns to murder.

Soundtrack (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: This romantic musical drama follows the love stories connecting an eclectic group of people in modern-day Los Angeles.


After The Raid (Netflix Documentary)

From Netflix: A large immigration raid in a small Tennessee town leaves emotional fallout as well as far-reaching questions about justice, faith and humanity.

Ultraviolet: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Ola and her team of amateur sleuths continue to solve crimes — including one that hits close to home — as a new detective joins the force.

Twice Upon a Time (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Still reeling from a breakup, Vincent Dauda receives a package with mysterious properties that could give him a chance to win back his ex, Louise.


The Two Popes (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: From Fernando Meirelles, the Academy Award-nominated director of City of God, and three-time Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Anthony McCarten, comes an intimate story of one of the most dramatic transitions of power in the last 2,000 years. Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio (Jonathan Pryce) requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict (Anthony Hopkins). Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church. Behind Vatican walls, a struggle commences between both tradition and progress, guilt and forgiveness, as these two very different men confront their pasts in order to find common ground and forge a future for a billion followers around the world. Inspired by true events.

The Witcher (Netflix Original)

Henry Cavill stars as Geralt, the monster hunter from Andrzej Sapkowski’s hit fantasy series. The highly anticipated show will draw from the books, not the games, which means that Geralt only carries one sword, among other details.


Private Practice: Season 1-6


Transformers Rescue Bots Academy: Season 1


CAROLE & TUESDAY: Part 2 (Netflix Anime)

From Netflix: Carole and Tuesday’s newfound attention brings with it new challenges. Angela considers them rivals, and the Mars music business isn’t easy.

Como caído del cielo (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: Legendary Mexican actor-singer Pedro Infante is sent back to Earth in an impersonator’s body to mend his womanizing ways and earn entrance into heaven.

Crash Landing on You (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: A paragliding mishap drops a South Korean heiress in North Korea — and into the life of an army officer, who decides he will help her hide.

John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Emmy Award Winning Comedian John Mulaney aims to recapture the magic of that bygone television era when children sang songs about their feelings with celebrity guests on funky outdoor sets. The result: John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch.

I’m John Mulaney and I am a 37 year old man. The Sack Lunch Bunch is a group of children ages 8-13 who are more talented than me. In this special, we are joined by celebrity guests like David Byrne, Tony Award Winner Andre De Shields, Natasha Lyonne, Annaleigh Ashford, Richard Kind, and Jake Gyllenhaal from the movie Zodiac. The result is a collage of Broadway caliber showstoppers, comedy sketches for all ages, meditations on the unknown from children and adults, and a papier mache volcano.It’s funny, musical, joyous, anxious, and surprisingly profound.

Lost in Space: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

There’s more danger — and adventure — ahead for the Robinson family! With the Jupiter 2 stranded on a mysterious ocean planet without their beloved Robot, the Robinsons must work together, alongside the mischievous and manipulative Dr. Smith and the always charming Don West, to make it back to the Resolute and reunite with the other colonists.

But they quickly find all is not as it seems. A series of incredible new threats and unexpected discoveries emerge as they look for the key to finding Robot and safe passage to Alpha Centauri. They will stop at nothing to keep their family safe … survival is a Robinson specialty, after all.

TERRACE HOUSE: TOKYO 2019-2020: Part 2 (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: As Kenji and Risako’s story reaches its conclusion, Ruka faces a choice. A new member opens the door to the house as life in Tokyo continues.




The App (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: While in Rome to shoot his first movie, actor and industrial heir Nick becomes obsessed with a dating app that sends him into a self-destructive spiral

Le Bazar de la Charité (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Amid a devastating fire in 1897 Paris, three women see their destinies turned upside down by identity theft, forbidden love, betrayal and emancipation.

Fast & Furious Spy Racers (Netflix Family)

From Netflix: Adventures abound as a group of teenagers infiltrates an elite racing league controlled by a nefarious organization bent on world domination.

You: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: The dark drama returns for its second season, with Joe now laying low and hiding from his ex in LA. Can he deal with his past and make a fresh start, this time with the right woman?


The Gift (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: In an Anatolian ruin, an archaeologist finds a mysterious link to a young painter (Beren Saat), who embarks on a quest to uncover secrets in her past.

Kevin Hart: Don’t F**k This Up (Netflix Documentary)

From Netflix: In a new 6-part documentary-series Don’t F**k This Up, Kevin Hart gives unprecedented access to his life over the past year. Tapping into the trials and tribulations of what it means to be a father, a partner, a role-model, and a businessman, Hart reflects on the events that have shaped his life, making him into the person he is today. Viewers will get a behind-the-scenes look at Kevin’s day-to-day life as he deals with the fallout from the Oscar controversy, his marriage, and his growing career. The series includes interviews with Hart’s friends and family, rare archival footage from his childhood and early stand-up days, and personal anecdotes from the comic himself. Kevin Hart: Don’t F**k This Up launches globally on Netflix on December 27, 2019. The series is produced by Hartbeat Productions, Lionsgate, Makemake, 3 Arts Entertainment, and Magical Elves.

The Secret Life of Pets 2


Hot Gimmick: Girl Meets Boy (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: After Hatsumi’s single-minded neighbor blackmails her into being his servant, they learn the real meaning of love and trust. Based on the hit manga.




Alexa & Katie: Season 3 (Netflix Family)

From Netflix: Alexa tries to put cancer behind her, but a new person in her life might make that especially hard, while Katie will need all the support she can get from her best friend. The teen series returns for Season 3.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened (Netflix Anime)

From Netflix: Kusuo and his gaggle of self-proclaimed friends are back for more psychic mishaps. If he didn’t have enough problems before, he’s got even more now.


The Degenerates: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: The Netflix Original stand-up comedy series The Degenerates is back for season 2 with six new wild and unfiltered sets from – Adrienne Iapalucci, Donnell Rawlings, Jim Norton, Nikki Glaser, Ms. Pat, and Robert Kelly. Spend your New Years the right way when the second season launches globally on December 31.

Die Another Day

The Neighbor (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Javier, a 20-something struggling with adulthood and his girlfriend, unexpectedly becomes a superhero. Based on Santiago García and Pepo Pérez’s comic.

Red Dawn
Tomorrow Never Dies
The World Is Not Enough

Yanxi Palace: Princess Adventures (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Determined to win the heart of a Mongolian prince, a Qing dynasty princess contends with palace intrigue and vendettas against her family.

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Amazon Bushfire documentary dives into Australia’s ‘Black Summer”



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“Burning” circumferences the 2019-2020 Australian bushfires in which an estimated 59 million acres were ravaged in what’s recollected as the “Black Summer.” The hair-raising documentary made its debut at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival, sparking outrage over the absence of political concern.

Oscar-winning filmmaker Eva Orner directed the 86-minute film, which presents horrifying testimonies from local activists, journalists, and victims who recounted the staggering devastation during the eight-month period.

Climate change activist, Daisy Jeffery, was featured in the documentary for her ferocious pursuit to create a safer environment for future generations. Jeffery admitted to “crying for three days straight” after witnessing the damage that remained in her hometown.

Like many Gen Zers, the 17-year-old revealed she is factoring the climate crisis into her future reproductive choices. Her ongoing anger toward dozens of political figures like Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has prompted her to lead protests across South East Australia, uniting thousands to speak out against the economic injustice.

The prime minister declined to be interviewed for the film, and his lack of response spoke volumes. Orner released footage throughout “Burning,” displaying Morrison’s ignorance surrounding the untamable flames even after former fire commissioner Greg Mullins warned of a lethal bushfire season a few years prior.

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(L-R) Jonathan Schaerf, Eva Orner, and Forrest Borie attend the “Burning” Photo Call during the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival at TIFF Bell Lightbox on September 14, 2021 in Toronto, Ontario. (Getty)

“It’s worse than we think it is! Things are moving faster than we predicted and anticipated,” says Orner. “If we want to realistically protect the next generations, we have to take action now. It has to be government action across the globe. It needs to be legislation. It needs to be world leaders committing to net-zero by 2030; not 2050.”

Australia is considered the world’s largest exporter of coal and a major natural gas giant; Morrison turning the other cheek could cause catastrophic effects to the entire world. While citizens of the country fight to combat climate change, the prime minister continues to poke fun at the activism.

“Burning” will be available on Amazon Prime Video at a later date in 2021.

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Hollywood celebrates Pre-Emmy’s at 15th annual MPFA benefit gala “Evening Before”



CENTURY CITY, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 18: (L-R) Billy Porter, Regé-Jean Page, Cynthia Erivo, Bob Beitcher, Yvette Nicole Brown, Kathryn Hahn, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Anya Taylor-Joy and Evan Peters attend MPTF 15th Annual Evening Before Emmys on September 18, 2021 in Century City, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for MPTF)
CENTURY CITY, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 18: (L-R) Billy Porter, Regé-Jean Page, Cynthia Erivo, Bob Beitcher, Yvette Nicole Brown, Kathryn Hahn, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Anya Taylor-Joy and Evan Peters attend MPTF 15th Annual Evening Before Emmys on September 18, 2021 in Century City, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for MPTF)

Television’s biggest night took place in Century City, CA Saturday, September 18th, where the entertainment industry came together for the 15th annual “Evening Before” party, benefiting MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund). 

The television industry, from Emmy presenters and nominees to other TV industry members, helped raise funds to support their industry colleagues and friends who benefit from MPTF’s charitable programs and services such as financial assistance, crisis counseling, care giving support and of course the legendary retirement facility in Woodland Hills that is “home” to television and film veterans alike. Out of an abundance of caution, all guests were required to show proof of vaccination and proof of a negative PCR Covid-19 test.

“What a fabulous night to celebrate MPTF’s 100th anniversary and the resiliency of our industry’s creative spirit!” said MPTF President & CEO Bob Beitcher. “MPTF’s Evening Before was a moment for all of us to remember.”

The 15th Annual “Evening Before” Host Committee consisted of Uzo Aduba, Anthony Anderson, Paul Bettany, Aidy Bryant, Olivia Colman & Ed Sinclair, Michael Douglas, Cynthia Erivo, Jonathan Groff, Kathryn Hahn & Ethan Sandler, William H. Macy, Regé-Jean Page, Evan Peters, Billy Porter, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Jean Smart, Jurnee Smollett, Anya Taylor-Joy, Kenan Thompson, Hannah Waddingham, and Bradley Whitford & Amy Landecker.

The Executive Host Committee included Bela Bajaria, Bob Bakish, Greg Berlanti & Robbie Rogers, Frances Berwick, Casey Bloys, Michelle & Paul Buccieri, George Cheeks, Nicole Clemens & Vaun Wilmott, Charlie Collier, Roma Downey & Mark Burnett, Channing Dungey, Jamie Erlicht, Craig Erwich, Ann & Jim Gianopulos, Pearlena Igbokwe, Jason Kilar, Katie McGrath & J.J. Abrams, Steve Mosko, Andrea & David Nevins, Megan & Peter Rice, Susan Rovner, Jennifer Salke, Ann Sarnoff, Zack Van Amburg, Tony Vinciquerra, Dana & Matt Walden, and Ally Walker & John Landgraf.

This year’s presenting sponsors were Penske Media Corporation (PMC) and Target with additional support from Diamond sponsors Netflix, The Walt Disney Company, and WarnerMedia.

Among the celebrities who attended this year’s event were Lauren Ash, Vanessa Bayer, Madeline Brewer, Sterling K. Brown, Yvette Nicole Brown, Stephen Colbert, Ariana DeBose, Zooey Deschanel, Phil Dunster, Paapa Essiedu, Fortune Feimster, Cristo Fernández, Lukas Gage, Brett Goldstein, Tony Hale, Justin Hartley, Christina Hendricks, Anders Holm, Sarah Hyland, Mindy Kaling, Dan Levy, Natasha Lyonne, Joel McHale, Lorne Michaels, Max Minghella, Matthew Morrison, Annie Murphy, Julianne Nicholson, Ego Nwodim, Josh O’Connor, Rita Ora, Amy Poehler, Jack Quaid, Juno Temple, Tessa Thompson, Lena Waithe, Taika Waititi, Bowen Yang and many more.

The “Evening Before” was designed as a relaxed town square atmosphere in the park by Silver Birches with specialty food provided by Carmelized Productions by Jon Shook & Vinny Dotolo.

The event is designed after the highly successful “Night Before,” another fundraiser held annually before the Academy Awards for the past nineteen years to benefit MPTF.

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The cast of ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ discuss film’s uplifting soundtrack feature “You Will Be Found”

The breathtaking, generation-defining Broadway phenomenon, “Dear Evan Hansen” becomes a soaring cinematic event as Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Ben Platt reprises his role as an anxious, isolated high schooler aching for understanding and belonging amid the chaos and cruelty of the social-media age.

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being A Wallflower, Wonder), the film is written for the screen by the show’s Tony winner Steven Levenson with music and lyrics by the show’s Oscar®, Grammy and Tony-winning songwriting team of Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (La La Land, The Greatest Showman).

The cast includes: Ben Platt, Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, Amandla Stenberg, and more.

The film is only theaters September 24, 2021.

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