In case you have run out of shows to watch, you’re definitely in for a treat for the month of December.
Deeply touching tales
The depths of human emotion can’t be measured, especially when it comes to the troubled teen relationships in the critically-acclaimed HBO Original Euphoria and discovering the meaning of true love in the brand-new HBO Asia original rom-com series, Adventure of the Ring.
Euphoria: Trouble Don’t Last Always
Intense, dramatic and controversial, this Emmy®-winning HBO drama series returns with two special episodes. In “Trouble Don’t Last Always”, Rue faces a difficult Christmas as she deals with the aftermath of being left by Jules at the train station and relapsing. Written and directed by series creator Sam Levinson, the series stars Emmy®-winning Zendaya.
Adventure of the Ring
A misplaced engagement ring travels through the hands of several couples, revealing tales of love, romance and laughter as the mishap disrupts the plans of Yi Zhi and his intended bride, Lisa. As they frantically search for the ring, they re-examine and rediscover what love means to them over the course of 8 hour-long episodes. Stars Chris Wang and Allison Lin.
Family Festive Specials: Friends Unite to Save The Day
Bonds of friendship are too powerful to explain, no matter where you’re from! This December, catch a hedgehog who will do what it takes to protect his new friends on earth in Sonic the Hedgehog, witness the incredible friendship of Finn and Jake in Adventure Time: Distant Lands and don’t miss the lovable antics of fantastic furry mates Pat, Lola and Victor in Pat the Dog: Santa Pat!
Sonic the Hedgehog
The world’s speediest hedgehog, Sonic, embraces his new home on Earth. In this live-action adventure comedy based on the global Sega blockbuster videogame franchise, Sonic and his new best friend Tom team up to defend the planet from the evil genius Dr Robotnik and his plans for world domination. Stars James Marsden, Jim Carrey and Tika Sumpter with Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic.
Adventure Time: Distant Lands
Fans of Adventure Time get to experience four new one-hour specials titled Adventure Time: Distant Lands. Unlikely heroes and best buds Finn and Jake, who traversed the mystical Land of Ooo and encountered its colourful inhabitants, continue their escapades in these specials. In the first special, they team up with BMO, the lovable little robot from Adventure Time, to combat a deadly space emergency in the farthest reaches of the galaxy.
Pat the Dog: Santa Pat
In this special Christmas-themed episode, the Guanos are determined to ruin Christmas by hijacking Santa Claus’ sleigh and letting the reindeers’ escape! Kind-hearted Pat and his friends, Lola and Victor, make it their mission to save Christmas. They set out to recover all the presents and free the reindeers from Norbert’s clutches. Will the awesome trio save the day or will Christmas be ruined?
Gripping Thrillers and Seekers of Justice
Justice takes centre-stage in several exciting new releases this December, from a wife and mother fiercely seeking justice for her family in The Rhythm Section and an innocent courier finding herself in an explosive situation to save the only witness who is able to testify against the ruthless crime lord, to a bold attorney’s mission to confront a corrupt corporation in Dark Waters. The constant struggle between right and wrong also transcends time and place, taking viewers from a small Chinese town in the 1940s in A Windfall Trap to 1960s London in Pennyworth Season 2.
The Rhythm Section
An ordinary woman embarks on a path of self-destruction when she discovers that the plane crash that killed her family was not an accident. In her quest for the truth, she enters a dark, complex world to seek revenge and find her own redemption. Stars Blake Lively, Jude Law and Sterling K. Brown.
Pennyworth Season 2
This DC origin series follows Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier, who will one day become a father figure to the caped crusader. Season 2 continues to follow the progress of his security company in 1960s London, and the beginnings of his long-standing relationship with young billionaire Thomas Wayne. Stars Jack Bannon and Ben Aldridge.
A driven attorney risks his career and family to uncover a dark secret hidden by one of the world’s largest corporations that have dangerously exposed a community to deadly chemicals for decades. Stars Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins and Bill Pullman.
A Windfall Trap
Based on a true historical event, this Chinese period comedy/thriller centres on a group of townsfolk who suddenly find themselves showered with money, and the efforts of a cop who is charged with recovering the money and escorting it out of town. Stars Nie Yuan.
A courier’s work is interrupted when she discovers that one of the packages is a bomb that is aimed at the only witness who is able to testify against the ruthless crime lord. Stars Olga Kurylenko, Gary Oldman and Amit Shah.