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Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone Set Netflix Comedy Series ‘God’s Favorite Idiot’

Netflix has ordered a comedy series called “God’s Favorite Idiot” from Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone, Variety has learned. The streamer has commissioned 16 episodes of the series, in which both McCarthy and Falcone will star. Falcone wrote the series, with both he and McCarthy also serving as executive producers via their company On the Day. […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Mccarthy, Melissa Mccarthy, Melissa McCarthy Ben Falcone, Falcone, Ben Falcone, Ben Falcone Variety


Not Even The Actual Emily Knew How To Pronounce ‘Emily In Paris’

Star Lily Collins admitted she, along with everyone else, was saying the Netflix show's title wrong.
Tags: News, Netflix, Paris, Lily Collins


Oscar-Nominated ‘Umbrella Academy’ Star Elliot Page Announces He Is Transgender

Elliot Page, the Oscar-nominated star of “Juno” and Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy,” has announced he is transgender. Elliot, formerly known as Ellen Page, addressed his social media followers saying: “Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they and my name is Elliot. I feel lucky to be […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Ellen Page, Inception, Juno, Elliot, Elliot Page, Umbrella Academy, The Umbrella Academy, Oscar Nominated ` Umbrella Academy


New Netflix Campus Debuts Five-Story Sequin Art Installation

A massive new art installation is adding sparkle to Netflix’s new campus on Vine Street just south of Sunset Boulevard. On Tuesday, the On Vine complex unveiled Spectrum, a five-story tall portrait made of 39,000 metal sequins, designed by artist Maggie West. The unveiling can be seen online starting at 10 a.m., featuring interviews and […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Sunset Boulevard, Vine Street, Kilroy Realty, Maggie West, On Vine


Netflix Adds Over 50 Movies In December

Netflix debuts star-studded films such as "Mank," "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" and "The Midnight Sky."
Tags: News, Netflix, Mank Ma Rainey


Everything Coming to Netflix in December

Netflix’s new titles in December are already generating Oscar buzz. The streaming giant, which could set a record for best picture nominations, will release David Fincher’s “Mank” on Dec. 4 with Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried and Lily Collins, along with “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” on Dec. 18, starring the late Chadwick Boseman and Viola Davis […]
Tags: Viola Davis, News, Netflix, Lists, David Fincher, Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey, Lily Collins, Bridgerton, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Mank, The Midnight Sky, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Gary Oldman Amanda Seyfried


Dave Chappelle special, this 'SNL' sketch were among YouTube's top-trending videos of 2020

YouTube's list of top-trending videos of 2020 is here – and some entertainment highlights earned a spot, including Dave Chappelle's Netflix special.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Youtube, Netflix, Usa Today, Dave Chappelle


IAMAI to come out with ‘implementation code’ in face of I&B Ministry objections to OTT self-regulation code

The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) will come out with yet another code, an “implementation code”, for streaming services like Netflix and Hotstar, after the government refused to support the streaming industry’s third attempt at a self-regulation code. This was revealed by two members of the IAMAI’s Digital Entertainment Committee (DEC), Tarun Katial (who chairs the DEC) and Gourav Rakshit, Chief Operating Officer of Viacom18 Digital, during the Fast Track Digital event, organi...
Tags: Travel, News, Netflix, Dec, Ministry, IAMAI, Bedi, BCCC, Mobile Association of India IAMAI, FICCI, Prakash Javadekar, Hotstar, Amit Khare, Karan Bedi, Online content regulation, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting


Netflix to Launch Korean Version of ‘Money Heist’ Hit Spanish Series

Netflix is to create a Korean version of its own Spanish-language fantasy crime series “Money Heist” (“La Casa De Papel”). The production is to be a collaboration between BH Entertainment and Contents Zium. The Korean adaptation of “Money Heist” will be directed by Kim Hong-sun, who has helmed TV dramas like “The Guest,” “Voice,” and […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, Netflix, Korea, Kim Hong, BH Entertainment, La Casa de Papel, Money Heist


Helena Bonham Carter says The Crown should stress to viewers it's a drama

Actor who plays Princess Margaret adds her voice to calls for Netflix to add a disclaimerHelena Bonham Carter has said The Crown has a “moral responsibility” to tell viewers that it is a drama, rather than historical fact, in the wake of calls for a “health warning” for people watching the series.The actor, who played Princess Margaret in series three and four of the Netflix hit drama, told an official podcast for the show that there was an important distinction between “our version”, and the “r...
Tags: Television, Media, Drama, Film, UK News, Netflix, Culture, Television & radio, Monarchy, Helena Bonham Carter, Margaret, Peter Morgan, The Crown, Bonham Carter


Naomi Watts’ ‘Penguin Bloom’ Sells to Netflix in Key Territories (EXCLUSIVE)

“Penguin Bloom,” the Toronto International Film Festival player led by Naomi Watts, has been acquired by Netflix in key territories. The streamer will roll out the film in North America, the U.K., France and select countries in Asia on Jan. 27. Oscar nominee Watts stars in the real-life survival story of Samantha Bloom, an active […]
Tags: Asia, News, France, Netflix, North America, Naomi Watts, Tiff, Samantha Bloom


‘The Mandalorian,’ ‘Avengers,’ ‘Stranger Things’ Are Top Entertainment Franchises, Survey Finds (EXCLUSIVE)

Disney Plus’ “The Mandalorian,” Marvel’s “Avengers” films and Netflix’s “Stranger Things” are the top entertainment franchises, according to a new survey from the National Research Group. Beginning in January 2019, NRG, a global insights and strategy firm, conducted more than 350,000 interviews about 700 entertainment franchises to discover which were considered the most bold, inspiring […]
Tags: News, Disney, Netflix, Avengers, NRG, Stranger Things, The Mandalorian, National Research Group Beginning


UK minister calls on Netflix to tell viewers 'The Crown' is fictional before each episode

The UK's Culture Secretary has called on Netflix to put a disclaimer at the start of episodes of "The Crown" telling viewers that the royal drama is "a work of fiction."
Tags: UK, Cnn, Netflix


Eric Bana, Isla Fisher, Guy Pearce Voicing Netflix’s Animated ‘Back to the Outback’

Eric Bana, Isla Fisher, Guy Pearce, Jacki Weaver, Tim Minchin and Keith Urban have joined the voice cast of Netflix’s animated comedy adventure “‘Back to the Outback,” which will make is global debut in the fall of 2021. The voice cast will also include Miranda Tapsell, Angus Imrie, Rachel House, Keith Urban, Celeste Barber, Wayne […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Guy Pearce, Keith Urban, Isla Fisher, Outback, Eric Bana, Back to the Outback, Eric Bana Isla Fisher Guy Pearce, Miranda Tapsell Angus Imrie Rachel House, Celeste Barber Wayne


RTI: I&B Ministry advised IAMAI to look at BCCC structure for guidance on content regulation

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has advised streaming services to “look at” the Broadcast Content Complaints Committee (BCCC) and the News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) for structuring their content regulation framework, in a letter obtained by MediaNama following a RTI request. The Ministry has indicated a dislike for the current self-regulatory code that streaming services largely support, and seems to suggest that it has no problem with the Digital Content Complaints Co...
Tags: Travel, Asia, News, Supreme Court, John Oliver, China, India, Narendra Modi, Netflix, Pakistan, World Health Organization, Cbs, Delhi, New Delhi, Kashmir, Oliver


UK Culture Secretary Asks Netflix to Label ‘The Crown’ as Fiction

UK Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has demanded that Netflix label “The Crown” as fiction, in order to make it clear that certain events depicted in the show should not be taken as fact. In an interview with Daily Mail, Dowden said: “It’s a beautifully produced work of fiction, so as with other TV productions, Netflix […]
Tags: UK, News, Netflix, Princess Diana, The Crown, Dowden, Oliver Dowden, Asks Netflix


The Crown should carry fiction warning, says culture secretary

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden says viewers of the Netflix drama "may mistake fiction for fact".
Tags: UK, News, Netflix, Oliver Dowden


Culture secretary to ask Netflix to play 'health warning' that The Crown is fictional

Oliver Dowden says younger viewers might take historical drama’s portrayal as factThe culture secretary plans to write to Netflix and request a “health warning” is played before The Crown so viewers are aware that the historical drama is a work of fiction, he said in an intervention that prompted criticism.Oliver Dowden said that without the caveat younger viewers who did not live through the events might “mistake fiction for fact” following complaints that the fourth series of the drama had abu...
Tags: Politics, Television, Drama, UK News, Netflix, Culture, Television & radio, The Crown, Oliver Dowden, Historical drama (TV


Netflix Will Start Declaring U.K. Revenues to Local Tax Authorities

Netflix is set to begin declaring its U.K. revenues to local tax authorities in the new year — a move that follows similar initiatives in Western Europe in recent weeks. Until now, the streaming giant had channelled its revenues through the Netherlands, a lower tax jurisdiction and the site of its European headquarters. The SVOD […]
Tags: News, Global, Netflix, Netherlands, Western Europe


‘Shawn Mendes: In Wonder’ Review: Featherweight Film Provides Little Insight Beyond Pop Doc Tropes

Netflix has enjoyed a run of good luck with a string of music documentaries in the last year: films about Taylor Swift, Blackpink and J Balvin that, even if they were commissioned by the stars or their management, managed to hit upon fascinating aspects of those artists’ careers at a moment that made for solid […]
Tags: Reviews, News, Netflix, Shawn Mendes, Andrew Gertler, Ben Winston, Camila Cabello, J Balvin, Taylor Swift Blackpink


‘Shawn Mendes: In Wonder’ Review: A Pop Star Loses His Voice in a Documentary With Nothing to Say

Netflix has enjoyed a run of good luck with a string of music documentaries in the last year: films about Taylor Swift, Blackpink and J Balvin that, even if they were commissioned by the stars or their management, managed to hit upon fascinating aspects of those artists’ careers at a moment that made for solid […]
Tags: Reviews, News, Netflix, Shawn Mendes, Andrew Gertler, Ben Winston, Camila Cabello, J Balvin, Taylor Swift Blackpink


‘Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives’ Stars on Filming the Latest Netflix Reality Sensation Out of India (EXCLUSIVE)

Netflix series “Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives” delivers exactly what it promises: a glossy window into the lives of four wealthy, glamorous women celebrating their enduring friendships on screen. Bravo may have gotten there first with its “Real Housewives” franchise, but the streaming giant’s take is the first of its kind out of India. The […]
Tags: Asia, News, India, Global, Netflix, Karan Johar, Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives, Bollywood Wives


Australian Government Proposes Content Quotas for International Platforms – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, streamers face potential content quotas in Australia, Leonine hires former Red Arrow exec Nina Etspueler, Channel 4 commissions a second Diana doc and Tallinn’s industry section announces its winners. QUOTA Global platforms facing imminent local production quotas across Europe could be looking at a similar situation in Australia, where new proposed […]
Tags: Europe, News, Australia, Global, Netflix, Channel 4, Diana, Tallinn, Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus, Leonine, Australia Leonine, Nina Etspueler, QUOTA Global


Archaeologists unearthed 160 sarcophagi from an ancient Egyptian necropolis. Some of the tombs were inscribed with mummy curses.

A Egyptian man points at hieroglyphs in the mastaba tomb of Seshem Nefer Theti at the Giza Pyramid complex. Oliver Weiken/picture alliance via Getty Archaeologists have found 160 sarcophagi at Saqqara, an ancient Egyptian city of the dead, since September. The walls of some Saqqara tombs are inscribed with a curse. One warns that the gods will wring any impure trespasser's neck "like that of a goose." Researchers recently opened some of the newly discovered coffins — which had remained und...
Tags: Science, News, Trends, Netflix, Egypt, Archaeology, Business Insider, Mummies, Cairo, American University, Giza, Carter, Louisa May Alcott, Herbert, Tut, Josh Gad


BBC's A Suitable Boy rankles 'love jihad' conspiracy theorists in India

BJP reaction to depiction of Hindu-Muslim romance follows recent rows over interfaith marriagesWhen the BBC’s adaptation of Vikram’s Seth’s novel A Suitable Boy recently landed on Indian Netflix it did not take long for the fanfare to turn to controversy.The series, it was claimed by politicians from the ruling Bharatiya Janata party (BJP), had “hurt religious sentiments” of Hindus by depicting the lead character, a Hindu girl called Lata, passionately kissing a Muslim boy against the backdrop o...
Tags: Books, Human Rights, Television, India, Religion, BJP, World news, Bbc, Netflix, South and Central Asia, Islam, Hinduism, Seth, Vikram, Bharatiya Janata, Lata


Netflix’s Teresa Moneo, Producer Matteo Rovere Talk Italian Original Film ‘Rose Island’ (EXCLUSIVE)

In 1968, idealistic Italian engineer Giorgio Rosa founded an independent micro nation on a tiny island he built on a platform supported by steel pylons off the coast of Rimini, Italy, outside Italian territorial waters. He named the platform — which had its own bar/restaurant, post office and radio station — the Republic of Rose […]
Tags: News, Global, Netflix, Rimini Italy, Teresa Moneo, Giorgio Rosa


Why Buying A Small Business Now Is A Bad Idea

by Terry Monroe,  founder and president of American Business Brokers & Advisors (ABBA) and author of “Hidden Wealth: The Secret To Getting Top Dollar For Your Business“ Normally, I am a proponent of buying small businesses. The data shows they make the world go round. The U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy, which defines a small business as a firm with fewer than 500 employees, states there are over 30 million such enterprises in the U.S. But a convergence of factors ...
Tags: Startups, Small Business, Cnn, Netflix, Buying A Business, Thinking Aloud, Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy, Terry Monroe, American Business Brokers Advisors ABBA, Amazon Tightening, ForbesBooks Monroe, Wall Street Journal Entrepreneur


What to stream this Thanksgiving weekend: 'Christmas Chronicles 2,' 'Superintelligence,' 'Happiest Season'

New films out on streaming this Thanksgiving: Kurt Russell is Santa again in Netflix's ''Christmas Chronicles 2' and Hulu unleashes 'Happiest Season.'         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Netflix, Santa, Usa Today, Hulu, Kurt Russell


The stately home acting as The Crown's Sandringham

Behind the scenes on the hit Netflix drama as Somerleyton Hall in Suffolk becomes Sandringham.
Tags: News, Netflix, Sandringham, Suffolk, Somerleyton Hall


‘The Prom’ Trailer: Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and More Bring Broadway Hit to Netflix

It’s time to go to prom. On Thanksgiving, Netflix debuted the first trailer for Ryan Murphy’s movie adaptation of the Broadway musical “The Prom,” set for release on Dec. 11. The 2018 Broadway musical is based on an original concept from Jack Viertel with music by Matthew Sklar and lyrics by Chad Beguelin. The performance […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Nicole Kidman, Ryan Murphy, Matthew Sklar, Chad Beguelin, Jack Viertel, The Prom



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