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  • Jolie to direct Cambodian war film for Netflix

    LOS ANGELES: Actress-turned-director Angelina Jolie is to make a film about Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime seen through the eyes of a war-scarred child for Netflix, the streaming giant said on Thursday...

    “I was deeply affected by Loung’s book,” said Jolie, cited in a Netflix statement...

  • Fresh Spacey accusations fly as Netflix suspends ‘House of Cards’

    NEW YORK: A Mexican actor became the latest to accuse Kevin Spacey of sexual harassment on Tuesday, predicting more such claims would emerge as Netflix suspended production of the two-time Oscar winner’s hit series “House of Cards”...

    Roberto Cavazos, who acted in several plays at London’s Old Vic theater when Spacey was artistic director there from 2004 to 2015, said the Hollywood star routinely preyed on young male actors...

  • Child soldier drama makes Netflix award contender

    “Beasts of No Nation,” Cary Fukunaga’s child soldier drama, is the first Netflix feature film to be included in competition for a major film prize...

    Netflix has already signed Adam Sandler up to make four films for them and the company has funded the “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” sequel “The Green Legend” — now due to be released early next year, possibly with an eye on Netflix’s planned expansion in Asia...

  • 'Why use Netflix Pakistan when you can VPN to the US?'

    Similarly, in the world of movies and TV shows, Netflix has already emerged as a viable alternative to traditional satellite, antenna and cable television channels in the US and other parts of the world...

    Moving forward, Netflix CEO, Reed Hastings wants the entire world to have equal access to quality content within a decade...

  • Netflix to block proxy access to content not available locally

    Video-streaming service provider Netflix Inc said 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 popular shows such as "House of cards" and "Orange is the new black"...

  • Netflix membership climbs with global growth

    SAN FRANCISCO: Netflix on Tuesday reported that it remained profitable and added a record number of new subscribers in the final quarter of last year as it pushed to expand globally...

    Netflix shares jumped more than 6 per cent to $115...

  • Murder conviction overturned after case spotlighted in Netflix documentary

    WISCONSIN: A federal judge on Friday overturned the murder conviction of one of two Wisconsin men serving life sentences for the 2005 slaying of a freelance photographer in a case spotlighted in the popular Netflix television documentary "Making a Murderer...

    The case was the subject of the 10-part Netflix-released documentary "Making a Murderer" which questioned the handling of the investigation and the motivation of Manitowoc County...

  • Television giant Netflix comes to Pakistan

    LAS VEGAS: Netflix, the world's leading video-streaming network, announced the launch of its services in Pakistan and 129 other countries on Wednesday...

    The Netflix Pakistan website says users can start using services starting $7...

  • The biggest challenge standing between Netflix and global domination

    Netflix chief executive Reed Hastings spoke with little timidity on Wednesday when he said the world was “witnessing the birth of a new global internet TV network”, announcing that his streaming giant would open for business in 130 new countries, tripling the number of nations it serves overnight...

    Talking up Netflix’s Chinese prospects at a press event after his announcement, Hastings spoke much more cautiously: “I think we’re...

  • Netflix subscriptions boom around world, shares jump 20 percent

    Netflix Inc added over 50 per cent more subscribers than expected in the third quarter as original shows such as "Stranger Things" drew new international viewers and kept US customers despite a price hike, sending its shares soaring 20 percent in late trade...

    Netflix, which has spent heavily to expand outside its home market, also said that it was on track to start harvesting "material global profits" next year, even as it raised...

  • Netflix adds seven million subscribers in global expansion

    SAN FRANCISCO: Netflix added a record seven million subscribers over the past quarter as part of its global expansion drive, fuelling a surge in revenue and profit for the streaming television giant...

    California-based Netflix said in its quarterly report it ended the year with nearly 94 million subscribers, adding five million outside the United States in the last three months of the year...

  • Netflix allows subscribers to binge-watch shows offline

    Video streaming pioneer Netflix Inc has added an option that allows subscribers to download shows at no additional cost on their mobile device to watch without an internet connection...

    Netflix signalled in recent months it would add an offline viewing option to better compete as the streaming video market becomes more and more crowded...

  • Netflix backs Indian show after sexual misconduct probe

    NETFLIX Inc said it would stick with the team behind Indian hit show Sacred Games for a second season after an independent investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against two individuals involved with the show...

    In a statement emailed to Reuters, Netflix said it would continue to work with the show’s lead writer Varun Grover, one of two men called out in a wave of #MeToo allegations in India in recent weeks...

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