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The ‘Bad Moms’ actress will play a woman with a dark sense of humor and an anger problem in the 10-episode streaming series. Christina Applegate is returning to television. The former Married with Children actress will star in Dead to Me, a new Netflix dark comedy series from executive producers Will Ferrell and Adam McKay. The casting
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In lengthy internal memo, CEO Reed Hastings addressed letting go top communications executive Jonathan Friedland: “His descriptive use of the N-word on at least two occasions at work showed unacceptably low racial awareness and sensitivity.” Netflix is letting go of its top communications spokesman. Jonathan Friedland, who’s served as the streaming giant’s chief communications officer
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Avi Issacharoff and Lior Raz sat with The Hollywood Reporter senior film writer Tatiana Siegel on Wednesday to discuss their hit — but divisive — Israeli wartime thriller at the latest TV Talks panel at New York’s 92nd Street Y. Going into the second-season release of Fauda on Netflix last week, the foreign-language Israeli-Palestinian conflict
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Sources say talks are underway for a potential third season — with its fifth showrunner. Days after ABC surprisingly canceled Designated Survivor, the Kiefer Sutherland starrer may be the latest series to be revived. Sources say Netflix, which is the international SVOD home for the Entertainment One politcal drama, is mulling a potential third season
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The licensing deal includes second-window rights in the U.S. and first-run international for the Lifetime drama. Netflix has boarded Lifetime’s Greg Berlanti-produced drama series You. The streaming giant has closed a licensing deal for the Warner Bros. Television-produced drama starring Penn Badgley and Shay Mitchell. Under the pact, Netflix has licensed first-run international rights (outside
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The comedian’s weekly show, ‘The Break,’ will be available to stream May 27. As Michelle Wolf was emceeing this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday night, Netflix offered viewers a peek at the comedian’s next gig, as host of the upcoming weekly Netflix late-night series The Break with Michelle Wolf. The clip teases a weekly
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Yes, Balki from ‘Perfect Strangers.’ Netflix’s untitled Sabrina the Teenage Witch series is ready to do the dance of joy. Bronson Pinchot, aka Balki from Perfect Strangers, has been tapped for a key recurring role in the untitled drama. Picked up with a two-season, straight-to-series order, the project reimagines the origin and adventures of the comic book
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Courtesy of Netflix The devil of Hell’s Kitchen. The hard-drinking, harder-hitting detective. The unbreakable hero of Harlem. The man with the Iron Fist. Four heroes have come together to form the backbone of a partnership between Marvel and Netflix, first launched in 2015 with Daredevil, starring Charlie Cox. From that first series, several others were
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Midbudget titles that would’ve been theatrical fare in years past (like ‘Cloverfield Paradox’ and ‘Extinction’) are going direct to streaming as studios minimize risk. Facing an uncertain box-office climate, executives at major studios are more frequently asking: “Should we try our luck in theaters or sell this thing to Netflix?” In the case of recent midbudget
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The modern-day thriller, loosely based on Patrick Suskind’s best-seller of the same name, will bow on Netflix outside German-speaking territories. Netflix has boarded Perfume, a dark German-language thriller series from producers Constantin Film and network ZDFneo loosely based on the global best-seller of the same name by Patrick Suskind. Netflix has acquired worldwide rights outside
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Star and producer Neil Patrick Harris confirmed the show’s endgame plan. As many viewers have expected, Netflix’s take on Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events has an end date in mind. Star and producer Neil Patrick Harris confirmed speculation that the previously announced third season would be the show’s last. Sources note that a
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‘Ava’ and ‘Never Steady, Never Still’ nabbed the most nominations in film categories. Netflix’s Anne With an E, the adaptation of Anne of Green Gables, grabbed a field-leading 13 nominations for the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards on Tuesday. And Sadaf Forughi’s Ava, a coming-of-age drama set in Iran and Kathleen Hepburn’s Never Steady, Never Still,
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