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Netflix’s Lisa Nishimura Named Indie Film, Documentary Features Head

In the wake of Bela Bajaria’s recent move to lead Netflix’s international non-English original TV series, the online streamer is shuffling its leadership team to more clearly distinguish between development of its English and non-English language content. As a result, Netflix has elevated Lisa Nishimura to vice president of independent film and documentary features, a […]
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Netflix Testing Out Random Episode Orders For Original Shows Starting With ‘Love, Death & Robots’

Netflix has been changing the way we watch TV, leading the cord-cutting phenomenon and disrupting the movie and TV industries with its slew of acclaimed original titles. But could it soon be changing the order in which we watch a show? Viewers of Netflix’s latest original show Love, Death & Robots noticed over the weekend that the experimental animated anthology series was shown in different episode orders per person. The streaming giant confirmed that it has been testing Netflix random episode...
Tags: Television, Movies, Netflix, Business and Industry News, Love Death and Robots, Lukas Thoms

Daily Podcast: Star Wars Rumors, How Netflix Is Further Changing How We Watch TV Shows, The Flash, X-Men and Suicide Squad

On the March 20, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in Chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson , and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest film and tv news, including James Gunn ’s The Suicide Squad, The Flash, X-Men , Netflix , and Star Wars rumors. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Podcasts , Overcast , Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it). In The News: Be...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Netflix, Suicide Squad, Quentin Tarantino, James Gunn, Ezra Miller, Grant Morrison, Ben, Hawkins, Ben Pearson, Peter Safran, Peter Sciretta, Hoai Tran Bui, Film Daily Podcast

Netflix Dissolves Entirety of Its Global Brand Marketing Team

Streaming giant Netflix moved to dissolve the entirety of its global brand marketing team earlier this month, according to several parties with direct knowledge of the matter who spoke to Adweek on condition of anonymity. These individuals said the affected team sat under the content and social department, collaborating with that team as well as...
Tags: Advertising, Netflix, Adweek, Streaming & OTT, Publishers & Platforms

Pharrell Teams Up With Atomic Entertainment to Push ‘Edu-Tainment’ for Kids of Color

Pharrell Williams may best be known as a Grammy-winning musician, but the 45-year-old is singing a different tune these days as the executive producer of “Brainchild,” a new Netflix series that teaches kids about science, technology, and current events. Co-created by Atomic Entertainment, the show is a spinoff of the New York-based production company’s “Brain […]
Tags: New York, News, Brain Games, Netflix, Pharrell, Pharrell Williams, National Geographic Channel, VarietySpy, Brainchild

The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to Netflix in April 2019

Spring is almost here, and with the warmer weather comes new movies. Next month, Netflix will be releasing several great titles that you really shouldn’t miss, including the never-before-released Roadshow cut of The Hateful Eight! Check out the best new TV shows and movies coming to Netflix in April 2019. Movies Coming to Netflix in April 2019   Burning Burning is a masterpiece. Does that sound hyperbolic? Maybe – but it’s true. This slow-burn thriller Lee Chang-dong works its way under...
Tags: Movies, Horror, White House, Western, Sci-fi, America, Netflix, Burning, Quentin Tarantino, Gary Oldman, Jason, The Hateful Eight, Bruce Willis, Tarantino, Nixon, Freddy

Watch The Trailer For ‘Stranger Things’ (Season 3)

Fans have been eagerly awaiting for a preview on the upcoming season of Stranger Things after the cliff-hanger finale of season 2. Today, we finally get the first official trailer for the third season. On July 4th, Mike, Eleven and the gang are in for new adventures. Watch after the jump… Related: Watch the Trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Watch The ‘POKÉMON Detective Pikachu’ Trailer Watch The ‘MA’ Movie Traile
Tags: Videos, Hollywood, Netflix, Trailers, Jazz, Quentin Tarantino, Stranger Things, Season 3, Mike Eleven

What Disney buying Fox means for movie and TV consumers — from Marvel to Hulu

The Disney-Fox merger finally closed on Wednesday, and Disney now owns Fox's stake in Hulu and its popular movie franchises like "Avatar" and "X-Men." Post-merger, the Marvel Cinematic Universe will drastically change, Disney will launch its own streaming service, and the company now owns the majority of Hulu. The $71 billion Disney-Fox deal officially closed on Wednesday, pushing Disney even further in its dominance of Hollywood and the entertainment industry. Disney now owns Fox's film stud...
Tags: Hollywood, Disney, Trends, Fox, Netflix, Comcast, Iger, Espn, Deadpool, Pixar, Lucasfilm, Hulu, James Cameron, Marvel Studios, Variety, Inc

‘Call My Agent!’ Wins France’s Export Prize; Lincoln TV Wins Named Best French Fiction Producer

“Call My Agent!,” the hit comedy series whose second season recently pulled top ratings on France’s public broadcaster France Televisions and has traveled widely, won the export prize during the French Television Producer Awards gala ceremony organized by Procirep and TV France International. Although “Call My Agent!” was picked up by Netflix for most markets, […]
Tags: News, France, Global, Netflix, Lincoln, Procirep, OCS, Call My Agent

Wednesday Open Mike: Diet Progress

[I didn't write an Open Mike—"the anything-goes, often off-topic editorial page of TOP"—last week, so I'm being indulgent with myself this week. I stuck it behind a page break in case you'd rather skip it. On that heading, it's always wise to bear in mind that not every post here is for everybody. That's how I think of blogging as I write. Sometimes the posts are for 90% of all my readers, sometimes as few as 5%, and there are posts for every percentage in between. It's all good, though, because...
Tags: Photography, Dave, Netflix, Kim, Bronx, Vermont, Off-topic Posts, Open Mike, Michael Johnston, Mike, McDougall, Michael C Johnston, Garth Davis, American College of Cardiology, Caldwell, Montefiore Medical Center

Mindy Kaling, Netflix Team for Comedy Series Based on Her Childhood

Netflix has ordered a coming-of-age comedy series inspired by the life of Mindy Kaling, Variety has learned. The untitled series, which has received a 10-episode order, was co-created by Kaling and Lang Fisher, with the latter also set to serve as showrunner. The series will follow the complicated life of a modern-day first generation Indian American […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Kaling, Mindy Kaling, Lang Fisher, Mindy Kaling Netflix Team, Mindy Kaling Variety

15 major movie franchises that Disney owns after buying Fox, from 'Avatar' to 'X-Men'

The Disney-Fox deal closed on Wednesday, meaning Disney now owns Fox's film studio and many of its television assets. Disney is already dominant over the box office with the Marvel Cinematic Universe and "Star Wars" movies, and now owns popular Fox movie franchises like "X-Men" and "Avatar." Disney's reign over Hollywood isn't going to slow down any time soon. The Disney-Fox merger officially closed on Wednesday, meaning Disney now owns Fox's film studio and many of its television assets. Dis...
Tags: Hollywood, Disney, US, Trends, Fox, Netflix, Pixar Animation Studios, Pixar, John Lasseter, Lee, Bob Iger, Disney Fox, Mouse House, Lasseter, Jennifer Lee, Disney Animation

What We're Reading ~ 3/20/19

T. Rowe Price: The Man, The Company & The Investment Philosophy [Cornelius Bond]How to take the outside view [McKinsey] Pitch on short Tesla [Dropbox]What is Amazon [Zack Kanter] Allen Zhang on the key product principles of WeChat [WeChat]KKR is too cheap [Yet Another Value Blog]Buying is easy, selling is hard [Bloomberg] In 12 minutes, everything went wrong: LionAir crash [NYTimes]The SaaS [Matrix Partners]How an app for gamers went mainstream [The Atlantic]The risk of low growth stocks: Pres...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Finance, Tesla, Bloomberg, Netflix, Atlantic, TSLA, Espn, Jack Dorsey, Ba, KKR, Vanity Fair, What We're Reading, Mckinsey, NFLX

Netflix Announces Interactive Children’s Series Battle Kitty

Netflix announces interactive children’s series Battle Kitty After the success of the Black Mirror episode “Bandersnatch,” Netflix has been “doubling down” to utilize more interactive styles of entertainment on its streaming platform. This includes kids’ entertainment, which is where Battle Kitty comes into play. In the new interactive series, Battle Kitty invites kids to join the epic quest to defeat all the monsters on Battle Island and be crowned Champion, giving kids everywhere the power...
Tags: Apple, TV, Movies, Instagram, Netflix, TV News, Cartoon Network, Black Mirror, Craig, Nickelodeon, Matt, Kitty, Sanjay, Melissa Cobb, Battle Kitty, Matt Layzell

'I was doing $1,000 a day in heroin': Motley Crue on hard-partying past, Netflix's 'Dirt'

Motley Crue bandmates Nikki Sixx and Vince Neil open up about their raucous rise to fame and the challenges that followed in Netflix's "The Dirt."            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Netflix, Usa Today, Motley Crue, Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx

‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 Trailer Breakdown: The Upside (Down) of a Teenage Wasteland

It’s the first day of spring, which means summer is right around the corner. And you know what that means: Stranger Things is back. The third season of the hit Netflix series just debuted its official trailer, giving us a glimpse of a summer of big changes for the kids of Hawkins, Indiana. Aside from the obvious first trappings of puberty, the gang’s dynamic is shifting as romance is in the air and fireworks are flying. But greater changes are afoot in Hawkins, as a new morally corrupt Mayor Kl...
Tags: Television, Movies, Dart, Horror, Sci-fi, Netflix, Steve, Lucas, Hopper, Maya, Billy, Mike, Jonathan, Erica, Hawkins, Joyce

Netflix Orders The Queen’s Gambit Limited Series from Scott Frank

Netflix orders The Queen’s Gambit limited series from Scott Frank Netflix has ordered a six-episode limited series is based on the Walter Tevis novel The Queen’s Gambit. The series chronicles the life of an orphan chess prodigy Beth Harmon during the Cold War era, following her from the age of eight to 22, as she struggles with addiction in a quest to become the greatest chess player in the world. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Gotham, Netflix, TV News, Edgar Wright, Playmobil, Soho, Emma, Ripley, Walter Tevis, Allan Scott, ComingSoon, The Queen's Gambit, Scott Frank, Anya Taylor-joy

You're going to need pretty strong internet to run Google's Netflix-like video game service

Google has a huge new gaming platform named Stadia, which will stream blockbuster games to nearly any device. Rather than relying on a traditional game console, Stadia runs in the cloud — games are streamed to your device, like Netflix does with movies and TV. Because games are interactive, streaming video games is much more technologically challenging than streaming movies. Video game streaming requires much higher internet standards, and Google's Stadia is no exception in this regard. When ...
Tags: Google, Trends, Netflix, Kotaku, Harrison, Bloodborne, Phil Harrison, Lady Maria

Morning Briefing: Second-Gen AirPods, Google’s EU Android Solution, and More

Good morning! A bunch of stuff happened this morning, with Apple quietly announcing new AirPods, Google’s solution for its EU Android woes, some interesting takes on Google Stadia, and more. Here’s your morning briefing for March 20th, 2019. Apple News Apple has been on a slow roll of announcing devices updates every day this week, and today is no different—new AirPods are here! The second generation AirPods have a wireless charging case, better battery life, and support for Hey Siri. That’s...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Crafts, Ebay, Siri, Google Search, Eu, Netflix, Pandora, Nvidia, Engadget, Kotaku, Bob Ross, Apple News Apple, AirPods Google

A Week In North Carolina On A Joint $156,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a program specialist working at a university who makes $55,000 per year ($156,000 when combined with her husband) and spends some of her money this week on CosRX acne patches.Occupation: Program SpecialistIndustry: UniversityAge: 34Location: North Car...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Netflix, Brussels, North Carolina, Orange County, Timehop, NC, Bowser, Ken Jeong, Ulta, Jon Oliver, Thredup, Mario Party, Health Dental Vision Insurance, HBO Amazon Music

Why Netflix Will Keep Breaking Hearts and Cancelling Shows

Netflix vice president of product Todd Yellin borrowed a line from one of the company’s newest stars this week to describe what makes its service special: “How do we measure success? Three letters: joy,” Yellin said to pictures from “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo” during a press event in Los Angeles. “If people enjoy our […]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Netflix, Marie Kondo, Yellin, One Day At A Time, Todd Yellin

How The OA Became Netflix’s Most Mysterious Show

'The OA' returns to Netflix on March 22 for its second season
Tags: TV, Television, News, Uncategorized, Netflix, Onetime, The OA

Jordan Peele's latest movie 'Us' is nothing like his breakout hit 'Get Out' — and that's a good thing

Jordan Peele's "Us" is the follow-up to his hit 2017 movie, "Get Out." It's another creepy tale, but it's very different than his first movie. Along with Peele showing off his incredible writing talents, the movie's star Lupita Nyong’o gives a powerful performance, while the cinematography and score are top notch.   Jordan Peele is in a tough spot. His directorial debut, “Get Out,” was not just a box-office hit that earned him a best original screenplay Oscar. It was also a movie that grabbed...
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‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 Trailer: Change is Coming to Hawkins

After long, tortuous months of waiting, Netflix is finally feeding us with the first official Stranger Things season 3 trailer. Part 3 of Netflix’s hit sci-fi/horror show is set to debut on the streaming service this month, but we’ve learned little about it in the past year and a half since Stranger Things Part 2 first premiered. But from the looks of the Stranger Things season 3 trailer, things are getting quite explosive in Hawkins, Indiana. Stranger Things Season 3 Trailer Something ...
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The Best TV Shows and Movies Leaving Netflix in April 2019

The weather is finally getting warmer, and that means more time outside. But you can always set aside part of your day for a little bit of Netflix. Thankfully, there’s not a mass exodus of TV shows and movies leaving Netflix, but we’ve picked out some of the ones you might want to watch before they disappear from the library, including a bunch of James Bond titles, an animated series that will disappear from streaming for months, arguably Michael Mann‘s best movie, and more. Heat One of th...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Movies, Disney, Netflix, James-Bond, Robert De Niro, Heat, Kevin Spacey, Goldfinger, David Fincher, Al Pacino, Octopussy, Michael Mann, Live And Let Die, The Living Daylights, The World Is Not Enough

Extra Crunch Daily: Exascale Computing

From Extra Crunch Patreon, the focus of our first EC-1, has now announced the new pricing tiers that they telegraphed in our deep dive. New reports discuss the growing demand for foreign talent and consumer annoyance with media fragmentation (i.e. can’t everything just be on Netflix?) One of our Verified Expert lawyers, José Ancer, discusses why convertible notes are better than SAFEs, something of a counter-point to our piece last week on pre- and post-money SAFEs. Reminder: Brian Heater is h...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Netflix, Xiaomi, Kickstarter, EC, Patreon, Safes, Brian Heater, The Extra Crunch Daily, José Ancer, Getty Images Stories

Stranger Things season 3 trailer goes full ’80s with a monstrous finale

The first trailer for Stranger Things season 3 has been released by Netflix, and it offers a peek at what the kids -- and adults -- of Hawkins, Indiana, have been up to since the otherworldly events of the second season. The post Stranger Things season 3 trailer goes full ’80s with a monstrous finale appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Netflix, Movies & TV, Stranger Things, Hawkins Indiana

Stranger Things Teases the Best—and Scariest—Summer Ever in Season 3 Trailer

One summer can change everything--especially if it takes place during Stranger Things. The hit Netflix series, which last aired in October 2017, just released a new Season 3 trailer that teases the best--and scariest--summer ever. The third season will be set in the summer of 1985, which is a departure from the previous two seasons,...
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‘Traitors’ Producer 42 Hires Literary Manager Eugenie Furniss

Eugenie Furniss is joining London- and Los Angeles-based management and production company 42 as literary manager, it was announced Wednesday. The company’s slate include movie “Ironbark,” a Cold War thriller starring Benedict Cumberbatch, and TV series “Traitors,” a spy thriller coming to Netflix in the U.S. at the end of the month. Furniss joins 42 […]
Tags: London, Benedict Cumberbatch, News, Global, Los Angeles, Netflix, Furniss, 42, Eugenie Furniss

A Bird Box sequel is officially happening - and it sounds terrifying

The Netflix original has recently taken social media by storm and is being deemed as one of the most 'terrifying' films in years by viewers [Author: James Rodger]
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