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Will Smith is indulging in some unashamed genre-bending this Christmas. WORDS: Stuart Clark Christmas telly normally being all

EastEnders, X Factor, Aled Jones and Noel Edmonds in naff jumpers, we’re delighted that Netflix are unleashng the tasty looking Bright on December 22, with Will Smith (above) and Joel Edgerton its leads.

“Set in an alternate present-day where humans, orcs, elves, and fairies have been co-existing since the beginning of time, Bright is a genre-bending action movie that follows two cops from very different background­s,” we’re told…

Ahead of that comes the December 1 unleashing of Dark,a

German police procedural with a suppuratin­g supernatur­al heart.

We’re hearing only good things about The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,

Amazon Prime’s series about a 1950s New York housewife with a husband and 2.3 perfect kids who unexpected­ly discovers that she has a talent for stand-up comedy. House

Of Cards’ Rachel Brosnahan stars in the bawdy yarn, which premieres here on November 29.

Also crossing the Atlantic on November 14 is Future Man,a

Hulu comedy about janitor by day, gamer by night Josh Futturman who unwittingl­y summons mysterious visitors from the 23rd Century who need him to help save mankind.

The bits we’ve seen are extremely chucklesom­e.

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