A Mandalorian spin-off, a look into Qin Shi Huang's tomb, Leonardo DiCaprio's new role and more

Looking for interesting programmes to fill your days while you take time out for yourself this holiday season?

Whether you’re finally getting time off work or simply basking in the festive mood, kick back, unwind, and enjoy the year’s final weeks with these new releases and their countless hours of entertainment.

 

Hawkeye

 

 

For those of us who have not gotten over the events of Endgame, this miniseries by Marvel Studios takes place a year after, following Hawkeye and his protégé, Kate Bishop, as they confront enemies from his past. Starring Hailee Steinfield as Bishop, alongside Jeremy Renner who reprises his role. Now available on Disney+.

 

Outrun by Running Man

 

 

Based on the phenomenal Running Man series, this original spin-off reunites Kim Jong-kook, HaHa, Jee Seok-jin, Song Ji-hyo, and Yang Se-chan as they welcome even wilder competitions and face off against superstar guests. Now available on Disney+.

 

The Witcher (Season 2)

 

 

Following the first season’s positive reception, The Witcher’s medieval world of The Continent finally returns with Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, and Anya Chalotra reprising their roles. Now available on Netflix.

 

Welcome to Earth

 

 

Follow Will Smith as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure around the world to uncover Earth’s greatest wonders and most amazing secrets. Guided by elite explorers, this limited series brings us up close and personal with some of the most awe-inspiring experiences on the planet. Now available on Disney+.

 

Bring Me Home

 

 

A gripping Korean thriller that debuted at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival, Bring Me Home stars Lee Young-ae and Yoo Jae-myung. The film follows a mother’s relentless search for her son who mysteriously disappeared, and an anonymous tip that surfaces out of the blue after 6 years. Now available on Disney+.

 

China's Megatomb Revealed

 

 

Uncover never-before-seen secrets hidden within the colossal mausoleum of Qin Shi Huang, China’s first Emperor. The expedition, led by Albert Lin and the National Geographic Channel, unearths knowledge kept for thousands of years, buried deep within a final resting place the size of Manhattan itself. Follow the team as they present new findings that paint a very different picture and threaten to rewrite our understanding of the ancient world as we know it. Now available on Disney+.

 

Don't Look Up

 

 

Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence as two astronomers on a frantic campaign to warn the world about an impending comet that will destroy the planet. This satirical comedy casts a spotlight on people’s attitudes we so often encounter when dealing with real crises. Don't Look Up's powerhouse cast also includes the likes of Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, and Ron Perlman, to name just a few. Coming to Netflix on 24 Dec.

 

Ron's Gone Wrong

 

 

An animated sci-fi comedy about the unlikely friendship between a socially-awkward boy and his cloud-connected robot buddy. This heartwarming film explores the dynamics of true friendship as they navigate challenges within this social media-dominated era. Now available on Disney+.

 

The Book of Boba Fett

 

 

This highly-anticipated spin-off from The Mandalorian series is finally round the corner. The series follows bounty hunter Boba Fett as he attempts to climb the ranks of Tatooine’s underworld alongside Fennec Shand. Both Temuera Morrison and Wen Ming Na are reprising their roles as Boba Fett and Fennec Shand respectively. Coming to Disney+ on 29 Dec.