Netflix renews ´Stranger Things´ for third season
“Stranger Things” fans, rejoice: more adventures in the Upside Down are on the way. Netflix said Friday it had...
Netflix hit by Cannes ‘ban’ after cinema release row
The Cannes film festival effectively slapped a ban on future Netflix-backed movies Wednesday after the streaming giant refused to...
Netflix growth misses mark despite strong earnings
Netflix subscriber growth missed its mark in the first quarter of this year, but the on-demand television star expects...
Netflix renews ´Stranger Things´ for third season
“Stranger Things” fans, rejoice: more adventures in the Upside Down are on the way. Netflix said Friday it had renewed its hit 1980s-set nostalgic supernatural drama, which has won critical acclaim and instant fame for its cast of young stars. “Should we make another season of Stranger Things?” the... Read more
Netflix hit by Cannes ‘ban’ after cinema release row
The Cannes film festival effectively slapped a ban on future Netflix-backed movies Wednesday after the streaming giant refused to screen its two films in this year’s competition in French cinemas. Although “The Meyerowitz Stories” — starring Adam Sandler and Ben Stiller — and the Korean-American thriller “Okja” will be... Read more
Netflix growth misses mark despite strong earnings
Netflix subscriber growth missed its mark in the first quarter of this year, but the on-demand television star expects to hit the 100-million milestone this weekend. Along with posting strong earnings on Monday, US-based Netflix reported a net increase of 4.95 million subscribers, most of those overseas where it... Read more
Web giant Amazon buys rights to upcoming Woody Allen film
The US on-line giant Amazon.com has acquired the North American rights to Woody Allen’s upcoming new movie, the company announced Thursday even as the company continues t make inroads into the entertainment industry. The film, which does not yet have a title, is a romantic comedy set in the... Read more
Netflix to prevent proxy access to content unavailable locally
Video-streaming service provider Netflix Inc stated that “subscribers will, in a few weeks, no longer be able to use proxies to watch content not available in their home country.” Subscribers often resort to proxies, or servers that facilitate access to content that is not locally available, to access Netflix’s... Read more
Internet giant Netflix…Now in Pakistan
Streaming pioneer Netflix said yesterday it had significantly expanded its global reach to 190 countries, making its Internet TV service available in 130 new markets including Pakistan and India — but not China. The Netflix Pakistan website says users can watch TV shows and movies for $7.99 a month, with a... Read more
‘Daredevil’ brings Marvel comic punch to Netflix
Washington: From the pages of a comic book that first came out in the Sixties comes the latest superhero to score a comeback on American television. “Marvel’s Daredevil” is the first of five Netflix original series to be rolled out by under a groundbreaking deal with Marvel Comics. Debuting... Read more