Netflix in discussions to retain Marvel and "Star Wars" movies beyond 2019
As reported earlier this week, The Walt Disney Company announced plans to create a new Disney-branded streaming platform which would end its distribution agreement with Netflix for subscription streaming of new releases, beginning with the 2019 calendar year theatrical slate
David Letterman Gets A New Series at Netflix
The former Late Show host is returning to the screen once again. This time for streaming company Netflix. — The six-episode series will premiere in 2018. The format of the show will be David Letterman having in-depth discussions with a guest, and exploring other topics as well. Each episode will be a hour long.
What's coming to Netflix: August Edition
August features the premiere and return of 20 Netflix originals highlighted by Adam Wingard's Death Note, Chadwick Boseman's American revenge-thriller Message from the King, and the highly anticipated debut of Marvel’s The Defenders: Season 1.
What's New on Netflix: June Edition
Each month Netflix introduces a slate of new and familiar titles. Among June's notables are Disney's Moana, Bong Joon Ho's Okja, and the fifth season of Orange is the New Black. But before marking your calendars, be sure to check out the complete list of outgoing titles leaving Netflix in June; including Cary Fukunaga's Jane Eyre, Grand Piano, and The Hustler. Complete lists of incoming and outgoing titles are included after the jump.
Netflix Aiming for Over 1000 Hours of Original Content in 2017
Netflix started out as a humble streaming service for films and TV series, but has ventured into the realm of original content to become one of the powerhouses in the creative industry.
Netflix Aiming for 50% Original Content and is Prepared to Take Risks
Netflix is targeting an even greater influx of original content as it continues to dominate the market and change the face of film and television for the foreseeable future.
Netflix Being Sued by Fox for Poaching Executives
Twentieth Century Fox has filed a lawsuit accusing Netflix of poaching two of its executives. — Recently, the streamer hired Marcos Waltenberg, former vice president of promotions for Fox, and Tara Flynn, former creative executive at Fox 21. Filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, the suit alleges that Netflix has built a strategy based on stealing Fox executives.
Bill Nye 'The Science Guy' is Returning For A Netflix Show
Bill Nye's rise to fame as a TV personality and science communicator is an interesting one. Bill Nye will once again return to the screen but this time on Netflix.
Netflix to Unveil Four New Documentaries at 2016 Toronto Film Festival
Netflix continues to bolster its documentary slate, which have proven both innovative and award-winning additions to the streamer's library. Four new non-fiction titles will be unveiled at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival, which takes place September 8-18.
Data indicates U.S. Millennials watch Netflix more than Broadcast TV hits
The top four series from the fall TV season in the 18-24 age demographic of U.S. viewers all came from Netflix, according to data gathered from audience measurement firm Symphony Advanced Media.
Netflix Presents: The Characters Official Trailer
Stretch Armstrong Is Heading To Netflix
Netflix has announced that Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters will premiere on the streaming service in 2017. The animated series is produced by Hasbro Studios and will feature a new look for the title character.
Pee-wee's Big Holiday Date Announcement Only On Netflix
Batman Begins Headlines Upcoming Netflix Offerings
In the urgency to replace films like Hunger Games: Catching Fire and World War Z, among others that have been taken down with the conclusion of Netflix's contract with Epix, Batman Begins fronts this month's list of incoming additions.
Quentin Tarantino not excited by streaming; still uses video tapes
In what will come as no surprise to anyone familiar with his films, Quentin Tarantino isn't a fan of streaming movies and cites DVDs and video tapes as his preferred format instead.
Netflix Loses Epix, and a Host of Blockbuster Films
Netflix's partnership with Epix has come to an end, and instead Epix will stream its content on Hulu in a multi-year deal. — Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos has stated on Sunday that Epix will not be renewing the contract that expires in September. What this means is that when that expiration date arrives, a host of content will no longer be available to Netflix subscribers.
Netflix Dates Its First Slate of Feature Film Releases
Netflix has confirmed dates for their first batch of theatrical-quality films. The streaming service’s first film will be 'Beasts of No Nation' released on October 16, 2015 and directed by True Detective‘s Cary Fukunaga and starring Idris Elba. Second up is 'The Ridiculous Six' on December 11, 2015. It's the first of four films Adam Sandler will star in and produce for Netflix. 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend' will be the third movie released globally to Netflix at the start of 2016, then released theatrically in China and in IMAX. The final film on Netflix’s inaugural slate will be the March 2016 release of 'Pee-wee’s Big Holiday' with Paul Reubens reprising his signature man child character.