10 web series to watch out for in December 2020

Can you hear the sleigh-bells ringing? Hopefully, not just yet as December has a lot to offer besides the thanksgiving feast and the Christmas cheer. A new month always translates to new content and we’ve curated a list of web series from all slices of life to help you power through what remains of this unfortunate year.

Ranging from a runaway-bride aspiring comedian to a cold-blooded chapter from the English history, we’ve got it all. Transgressing genre and language barriers, here’s a list of 10 upcoming web series slated to release in December, in order of their debut:

Bhaag Beanie Bhaag

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Swara Bhaskar, Dolly Singh, Varun Thakur

Bhaag Beanie Bhaag chronicles the story of Beanie played by Swara Bhasker, and her quest to find her own voice in the stand-up space. All this she must do while navigating life, her clingy boyfriend, and her conventional but loving parents. Will she face her problems or run away from them?

Release date: December 4

Sons Of The Soil

Available on: Amazon Prime Video

Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Jaipur Pink Panthers

Sons Of The Soil takes us behind-the-scenes of one of India’s most celebrated Pro Kabaddi League team. The web series bares it all, the struggles, the pain, and the path towards success. It is about how a team, made up of distinctive individuals, comes together with an aim to win.

Release date: December 4

Alice in Borderland

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Kento Yamazaki, Tao Tsuchiya, Nijirō Murakami, Yūki Morinaga, Keita Machida, Ayaka Miyoshi, Dori Sakurada, Aya Asahina, Shuntarō Yanagi

Alice in Borderland is a Japanese web series following a listless video-game obsessed high school student, Ryohei Arisu, and his friends who suddenly find themselves in an emptied parallel-world Tokyo. While prodding around, they come across a mysterious woman, Usagi, who has been navigating the empty landscape by herself. The stakes are high when they learn that the only way to survive the parallel world is to compete in deadly games and win.

Release date: December 10

The Mess You Leave Behind

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Inma Cuesta, Bárbara Lennie, Tamar Novas, Arón Piper, Roberto Enríquez

Based on a book of the same name by Carlos Montero, The Mess You Leave Behind is a Spanish web series revolving around a teacher who starts a new job at a high school in her husband’s hometown. While the school is said to be the most beautiful place in the entire region of Galicia, it hides some dark secrets and a sketchy past.

Release date: December 11

Tiny Pretty Things

Available on: Netflix

Cast: Kylie Jefferson, Casimere Jollette, Daniela Norman, Michael Hsu Rosen, Damon J. Gillespie, Shaun Benson, Brennan Clost, Barton Cowperthwaite

Black Swan meets Pretty Little Liars in this one. Based on a novel of the same name, Tiny Pretty Things follows Neveah (Kylie Jefferson), a ballerina who gets a chance to attend Chicago’s elite ballet academy after the star pupil, Cassie Shore, falls to her death. Packed with close friendships and a constellation of secrets the drama-thriller web series promises a binge-worthy ride.

Release date: December 14

The Ripper

Available on: Netflix

An investigative true-crime show, the docuseries charts the investigation carried out by the West Yorkshire Police in search for Peter William Sutcliffe, an English serial killer who was dubbed the Yorkshire Ripper (an allusion to Jack the Ripper) by the press.

Release date: December 16

Black Widows

Available on: ZEE5

Cast: Mona Singh, Shamita Shetty, Swastika Mukherjee, Raima Sen, Sharad Kelkar, Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Aamir Ali, Sabyasachi Chakraborty

Black Widows is an upcoming dark comedy web series focusing on the lives of three women and the toxic relationships they’re in. The various forms of abuse that these three friends face at the hands of their husbands makes them resolve that someone has to die-either them or their husbands. Or else the cycle of abuse will never end.

Release date: December 18

Shoot-out at Alair

Available on: ZEE5

Cast: Meka Srikanth, Prakash Raj, Saranya, Nandini Rai, Teja Kakumanu

Shoot-out at Alair is a Telugu language crime-thriller web series inspired by real-life events that occurred in Hyderabad. Every year on the day of Mecca Masjid blasts, one policeman is murdered at the hands of Akhtar. Soon, Akhtar is encountered. However, several years later another policeman gets killed on the same day. Is Akhtar alive, or is it someone else’s doing?

Release date: December 25


Available On: ALTBalaji and ZEE5


Cast: Shilpa Shinde, Annu Kapoor, Milind Soman, Shaheer Sheikh

Billed as a magnum opus, Paurashpur is a royal drama that narrates a story of kingdoms, gender & power struggles, and politics. If you’re thinking along the lines of an Indian rendition of Game of Thrones, you’re not that far off. It’s one of the biggest projects that the platform has taken on to date and will have a grand look and feel to it. The creators of the show have already promised multiple seasons with new cast additions later on.

Release date: December 29


Available on: Netflix

Cast: Danica Curcic, Viola Martinsen, Hanne Hedelund, Lars Brygmann, Karoline Hamm, Fanny Leander Bornedal

When a class of graduating students inexplicably disappears without a trace, Astrid who is the sister of one of the missing students becomes traumatised and plagued by horrific visions after her sister’s disappearance. 21 years later Astrid is approached by a glitchy voice from the past during her live broadcast. This Danish web series might just fill the Dark shaped hole in our hearts.

Release date: December 30

What are you planning to watch this holiday season? Let us know in the comments below!

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