Critics Trashed Dee Rees’ Netflix Film ‘The Last Thing He Wanted.’ But It’s Much Better Than You’ve Heard.

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos Getty / Netflix I stand (mostly) alone here saying I enjoyed Dee Rees’ latest Netflix-distributed film, The Last Thing She Wanted, an adaptation of a Joan Didion novel, starring Anne Hathaway as … Read more…

Critics Trashed Dee Rees’ Netflix Film ‘The Last Thing He Wanted.’ But It’s Much Better Than You’ve Heard.

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos Getty / Netflix I stand (mostly) alone here saying I enjoyed Dee Rees’ latest Netflix-distributed film, The Last Thing She Wanted, an adaptation of a Joan Didion novel, starring Anne Hathaway as … Read more…

‘Before Midnight’ Star Julie Delpy Sets First TV Project ‘On The Verge’ with Netflix, Canal Plus (EXCLUSIVE)

Canal Plus Group is joining forces with Netflix for the first time on an original series with “On The Verge,” a daring L.A.-set comedy created by Julie Delpy, Variety has learned. The series is being co-developed by Netflix and the … Read more…

NBC’s Peacock will try to differentiate itself from Netflix, Disney+ with live streaming element, tiered pricing structure

NBCUniversal will unveil its Peacock streaming application on Jan. 16, 2020. Outgoing CEO Steve Burke will lead the event and hopes to showcase how Peacock is different from its streaming competition. BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Netflix horror Black Summer renewed for second series with Jaime King leading the charge against blood-thirsty zombies

NETFLIX horror Black Summer has been renewed for a second series with Jaime King leading the charge against blood-thirsty zombies. The series – an unofficial Z Nation prequel – first aired on the streaming service in April this year. Netflix … Read more…

Louis Theroux Launches Mindhouse Productions, Develops BBC Shows Amid Netflix & Amazon Interest

EXCLUSIVE: Louis Theroux, the cult British documentary maker behind the 2015 film My Scientology Movie, has parted ways with BBC Studios to set up his own production company. Deadline can reveal that Theroux has established Mindhouse Productions alongside BBC Studios … Read more…

Netflix Counters “Laughable” ‘Laundromat’ Lawsuit, Cites “Constitutionally Protected Speech”

Netflix’s lawyers have moved swiftly to oppose the lawsuit filed yesterday against movie The Laundromat. Jürgen Mossack and Ramón Fonseca, the two partners behind now-dissolved Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca & Co, filed a claim to the U.S. District Court … Read more…

TV News Roundup: Jenny Slate’s Netflix Comedy Special Sets October Premiere

In today’s TV news roundup, Jenny Slate’s first Netflix comedy special “Stage Fright” premieres Oct. 22, and Netflix also releases the first trailer for its upcoming comedy “Living with Yourself,” out Oct. 18.  DATES Jenny Slate‘s first full-length comedy special … Read more…

‘Mindhunter’ Season 2: Netflix Journeys Into the Twisted Minds of Charles Manson, Son of Sam, and BTK Killer

via Netflix Mindhunter is a serial-killer series like no other. It doesn’t depict actual homicides. It barely features any blood. And its focus is not on police-procedural sleuthing. Instead, David Fincher and creator/writer Joe Penhall’s adaptation of Mark Olshaker and … Read more…