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Jerry Seinfeld Says “Disorientation Replaced the Movie Business” And Talks Directorial Film Debut

Jerry Seinfeld quipped this week that “the movie business is over” because of a sense of confusion among show business workers. “Disorientation replaced the movie business,” Seinfeld told GQ. “Everyone I know in show business, every day, is going, ‘What’s going on? How do you do this? What are we supposed to do now?'” Seinfeld was […]

Netflix to Present Sneak Peek of New Wallace & Gromit, Zack Snyder’s ‘Twilight of the Gods’ at Annecy

Claymation legends Nick Park and Merlin Crossingham will offer stop-motion fans a sneak peek at their upcoming Wallace & Gromit film at this year’s Annecy animation festival. The still-untitled feature will see inveterate, cheese-loving inventor Wallace designing a “smart gnome” for the family garden who begins to develop a mind of its own. As events […]

Netflix Subscriber Numbers Fueled a Decade of Frenzied Streaming Bets. That Chapter Is Over

In the stock market, the story is everything.  If you are a public company, you want to tell a story about your business. A story of growth, of ambition, of what your future holds and what your ceiling can be.  When it works, it can send your share price soaring (just look at Nvidia and […]

Netflix Adds Cesc Gay-Directed Drama ’53 Domingos’ to Spanish Film Slate

Netflix will produce and release 53 Domingos, the new film from Spanish director Cesc Gay, an adaptation of his own award-winning theater play. The dramedy follows three brothers who meet up to discuss what to do with their octogenarian father who has started behaving oddly. As they debate whether to put him in a nursing […]

Netflix Pay: Greg Peters Hit $40M in First Year as Co-CEO, Ted Sarandos Saw $49.8M In 2023

In 2023, the then-newly named Netflix co-CEO Greg Peters saw his total target compensation package grow to $40 million up from $26 million the prior year.  Co-CEO Ted Sarandos brought in $49.8 million in 2023, with a base salary of $3 million, $28 million in stock awards, an annual bonus of $16.5 million and all other […]

‘Squid Game,’ ‘Night Agent’ Set for Second Half of 2024 on Netflix

Netflix is gearing up for a big second half of 2024. Co-CEO Ted Sarandos teased a host of marquee series set to debut in the last six months of the year on the streamer’s first-quarter earnings call Wednesday. Sarandos was asked about going into this year’s upfront market for advertisers and promised that buyers will […]

Netflix to Stop Providing Subscriber Numbers in 2025, Marking End of an Era in Streaming Wars

Netflix will stop reporting quarterly subscriber numbers starting with its first- quarter 2025 earnings, as the company says it’s more focused on other metrics.  Additionally, the streaming giant said Thursday that it would stop reporting average revenue per member, which it refers to as ARM. The company had already stopped providing guidance on paid membership […]

Netflix Adds 9.3M Subscribers In Quarter, Growing Its Lead in Streaming

Netflix reported its first-quarter earnings Thursday, adding 9.3 million subscribers and expanding its lead as subscription streaming TV’s dominant platform. The company now has 269.6 million global subscribers. The company said in its quarterly letter that it will stop reporting subscriber numbers and average revenue per member beginning in the first quarter of 2025. Netflix […]

‘The Witcher’ to End With Season 5 at Netflix

The saga of Geralt of Rivia is coming to an end. Netflix announced Wednesday that it has ordered a fifth — and final — season of The Witcher. The streamer also noted that season four, which will see Liam Hemsworth taking over the role of Geralt from Henry Cavill, has begun production. The final two […]

Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Reality Show Lands at Netflix

The Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders once again will be the subject of an unscripted series — this time at Netflix. The streamer says its show, titled America’s Sweethearts: Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, will premiere in the summer and counts Cheer and Last Chance U’s Greg Whiteley among its executive producers (he also directs). The Netflix series will […]

Guillaume Canet Stars in New French Netflix Thriller ‘Ad Vitam’

French actor Guillaume Canet is starring, writing and producing the new Netflix thriller Ad Vitam. Rodolphe Lauga (It’s Complicated) is directing the action film, which has begun shooting in Paris. Netflix will release the movie worldwide next year. Canet plays Franck Lazareff who, after surviving an attempt on his life, finds his wife has been […]

Nicola Coughlan Spontaneously Burst Into Tears While Filming ‘Bridgerton’ and ‘Big Mood’

Nicola Coughlan said she would spontaneously burst into tears while balancing filming schedules for Bridgerton and Big Mood. “I’d film one show during the week, the other on the weekend,” Coughlan told AP Entertainment. Coughlan stars as Penelope Bridgerton in season three of Netflix’s Bridgerton, out next month, and as Maggie in the UK’s Channel […]