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Tag: Netflix Original

Netflix Announces Adaptations of ‘Matilda,’ ‘The BFG,’ Other Roald Dahl Stories as Animated Event Series

Today, Netflix announced that it will adapt Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda and other stories from author Roald Dahl into family-oriented animated series under a deal with the late author's family. https://twitter.com/seewhatsnext/status/1067455518531145730 "Our mission, which is purposefully lofty, is for as many children as possible around the world to experience the unique magic and positive message ...

Netflix Announces Special Holiday Episode of ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’

Sabrina Spellman’s 16th birthday might be over, but the gifts keep on coming. A special holiday episode, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter's Tale, launches on Netflix December 14. Check out the official announcement below! https://twitter.com/sabrinanetflix/status/1061986208056774657 The episode will follow The Church of Night, like all covens, celebrating the Winter Solstice—the longest night of the year. The Solstice ...

Netflix Reveals First Look at New Natural History Series ‘Our Planet’

Netflix today reveals the teaser and first look images of the new original documentary series Our Planet, which will premiere on Netflix on April 5, 2019. The ambitious series has been created in collaboration with Silverback Films, whose director Alastair Fothergill was the creator of the critically acclaimed original Planet Earth and Blue Planet series, and WWF, ...

‘Outlaw King’ Film Review

Historical films are a dime a dozen in this day and age of filmmaking but with Netflix’s Outlaw King, there is something unique to it. The film, directed by David Mackenzie (Hell or High Water), actually held its premiere last month at the Toronto International Film Festival, where it drew a mixed response. Following this, ...

Netflix Reveals First Look & Trailer for Sandra Bullock’s ‘Bird Box’

After successfully pulling off a heist in this summer’s Ocean’s 8, Sandra Bullock and Sarah Paulson reunite for Netflix’s upcoming thriller, Bird Box. Today, the streaming giant unveiled new images and a brand new trailer for the film. Check it out below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2AsIXSh2xo&feature=youtu.be Paulson and Bullock play sisters in the movie who are suddenly thrust into an mysterious apocalyptic environment where ...

‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ Season 1 Advanced Review

Netflix will debut its latest supernatural horror series, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, this coming Friday. The series, a darker take on the usually family friendly Archie Comics character, is a mixed bag in its first five episodes with the potential for greatness woven into its DNA. The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is about the ...

Guillermo del Toro Set to Make Animated Feature Film Debut with Netflix’s ‘Pinocchio’

Academy Award winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro is making his animated feature film directorial debut at Netflix with his lifelong passion project, Pinocchio, which he will also write and produce as a stop motion musical. Pinocchio will be del Toro’s first feature film since The Shape of Water, which garnered four Academy Awards last year, including for Best Director ...

Netflix Orders More Episodes for Matt Groening’s ‘Disenchantment’

After a successful initial launch on the streaming giant, Matt Groening's newest animated series Disenchantment has just received some amazing news. Today, Netflix announced that new episodes of season one will premiere in 2019. The series has also secured a season 2 renewal with an additional 20 episodes having been ordered and will roll out in 2020 and ...

Netflix Cancels ‘Luke Cage,’ No Season 3 for Marvel’s Hero of Harlem

One week after Iron Fist was canned and the same day that the long awaited third season of Daredevil launched, Netflix has canceled Luke Cage. The news comes from Deadline, who published an official statement from Marvel, Disney and Netflix regarding the cancellation of the popular series: "Unfortunately, Marvel’s Luke Cage will not return for a third season, Marvel and the streaming service said ...

‘Daredevil’ Season 3 Advanced Review

*This spoiler-free review is based on the first six episodes of Marvel's Daredevil* To be upfront about Daredevil’s third season, it made me happy. It has pacing issues and not every character’s motivations are particularly compelling, but it brings back aspects of the series’ first season that were lacking in its sophomore year. Taking place after ...

Matt Reeves & Shonda Rhimes Developing Sci-Fi Universe For Netflix Based on Upcoming ‘Recursion’ Novel

Two of Hollywood's biggest names are coming together for a new franchise based on upcoming sci-fi novel Recursion. Netflix has announced that, in addition to acquiring the film and television rights to the upcoming novel, the streaming giant has tapped Shonda Rhimes and Matt Reeves to building the franchise. Both movies and television series' will be ...

Netflix Secures Foreign Rights to DC Universe’s ‘Titans’

DC Universe's first show is getting a cash injection from Netflix. The recently launched DC Comics-centric subscription streaming service has sold foreign rights to its first original scripted drama, Titans, to Netflix. Netflix will stream the series globally to its members outside of the U.S. and China (where it is not yet available). DC Universe, available ...

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