Rob Lowe, Vanessa Hudgens Headline Netflix’s Holiday Movie and TV Slate (Video)
“Holiday in the Wild,” “Klaus” and “Let it Snow” among new holiday offerings beginning on Nov. 1
Brian Welk | October 15, 2019 @ 8:03 AM
Last Updated: October 15, 2019 @ 8:28 AM
Rob Lowe and Vanessa Hudgens are two of the Hollywood stars getting in the holiday spirit early this year, as they’re set to star in some festive original movies that were announced Tuesday as part of Netflix’s 2019 holiday movie and TV slate.
Lowe will star with Kristin Davis in a romance titled “Holiday in the Wild,” which will drop on the streaming service on Nov. 1. It’s the first of six original films Netflix is rolling out ahead of the Christmas season. Hudgens will also star in “The Knight Before Christmas” alongside Josh Whitehouse, which debuts on Nov. 21. Hudgens plays a woman looking for love who meets a regal gentleman who believes that he’s actually a royal knight from the medieval era.
Also coming to Netflix is a new series from “Everybody Loves Raymond” creator Tucker Cawley called “Merry Happy Whatever,” starring Dennis Quaid, Bridgit Mendler and Brent Morin. The series is set both before and after Christmas as a woman and her new boyfriend return home to Philadelphia from L.A. to meet with her hard-nosed father during a hectic holiday season. It debuts on Nov. 28.
Beginning in November through December, new seasons of “The Great British Baking Show: Holidays,” “Nailed It! Holiday!,” “Lost in Space” will be available and a special holiday episode of “Magic For Humans.” Another cooking competition show “Sugar Rush Christmas” also debuts on Nov. 29.
On the movie side, “Let it Snow” stars Isabela Merced, Shameik Moore, Kiernan Shipka, Odeya Rush and Jacob Batalon in a film based on stories by YA best sellers John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle. It debuts on Nov. 8. The animated film “Klaus,” from director and writer Sergio Pablos, opens on Nov. 15. Romany Malco and Sonequa Martin-Green star in “Holiday Rush” debuting on Nov. 28. And “A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby,” which is the follow-up to the previous Netflix holiday title, “A Christmas Prince: A Royal Wedding,” debuts on Dec. 5.
Check out a video trailer of all of Netflix’s upcoming titles above.
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