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Netflix’s new MK2 Films deal will add classic movies to service

Netflix’s new MK2 Films deal will add classic movies to service

Netflix has penned a new deal with MK2 Films, a company that co-produces some movies every year and distributes a library of more than 600 movies, including many remastered versions of classics featuring Abbas Kiarostami, Charles Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and more. The new deal will bring a total of 50 movies to the streaming service, according to Netflix, which plans to first roll out the new content in some international markets.

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Netflix posts some educational documentaries on YouTube for free

Netflix posts some educational documentaries on YouTube for free

Netflix is helping educators and parents who have found themselves in home-teaching roles with the release of some documentaries on YouTube. The documentaries are free for anyone to stream, unlike the documentaries found on its streaming platform, which requires a monthly subscription. Netflix says that it decided to make this content available for free after receiving requests from teachers.

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Netflix teases Kimmy Schmidt interactive movie with multiple endings

Netflix teases Kimmy Schmidt interactive movie with multiple endings

Netflix plans to release another interactive movie made for adults, this one involving its Kimmy Schmidt original character. The company offered the first look at this upcoming special, as well as the date it will premiere on the streaming service. As with the previously released Bandersnatch special, the upcoming movie Kimmy vs. The Reverend will feature multiple different endings.

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Netflix inks deal with BOOM! Studios for new live and animated shows

Netflix inks deal with BOOM! Studios for new live and animated shows

California-based comic book publisher BOOM! Studios has inked a new deal with Netflix that gives the latter company first-look rights for potential new shows based on the studio's stories. The deal will potentially spawn new live and animated original shows at Netflix, which has two years of first-look rights under the deal, giving it access to the largest selection of comics outside of the Marvel and DC universes.

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Disney+ 50-million milestone could give Netflix reason to worry

Disney+ 50-million milestone could give Netflix reason to worry

Almost everybody knew that Disney launching its own streaming service would be big. They just disagree whether with will be a big success or a big flop. There are, of course, still some who doubt about the longevity of Disney+, predicting that the hype and the numbers would soon dwindle. At least for now, that isn't yet the case as Disney celebrates reaching another milestone that could push Netflix to take more drastic measures.

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Netflix’s Space Force series with Steve Carell teased in new images

Netflix’s Space Force series with Steve Carell teased in new images

While movie studios are busy delaying their feature films, Netflix is gearing up to release a new original. The upcoming series is called Space Force and it stars a number of notable cast members, including Steve Carell, Lisa Kudrow, and John Malkovich. Netflix shared a handful of images from the upcoming series, which will focus on the newest branch of the US military.

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Netflix profile passwords and kids view history added in latest update

Netflix profile passwords and kids view history added in latest update

Each one of your Netflix profiles may include a password now with the latest round of updates. This newest set of updates is aimed primarily at families, specifically for parents hoping to lock kids out of adult-themed content included in non-kids accounts. But there are a few features here that'll be useful to anyone that uses Netflix.

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Comedy TV show Community will soon expand from Hulu to Netflix

Comedy TV show Community will soon expand from Hulu to Netflix

Comedy series Community from Dan Harmon will be available to stream in its entirety on Netflix, it has been announced. All six seasons of the hit show will be available on the platform starting tomorrow, April 1, and no that's not an April Fools' joke. The new arrival on Netflix is good news for people to subscribe to the service, but the deal isn't exclusive -- the series will also remain on Hulu.

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Netflix renews Locke & Key comic book adaptation for second season

Netflix renews Locke & Key comic book adaptation for second season

Netflix has renewed its comic book adaptation Locke & Key for a second season, the company announced on Monday. The renewal isn't surprising -- many Netflix originals get a second season, and most even get a third. Whether the series will manage to survive past the 'three-season curse' is another matter. As expected, the second season will be exclusive to Netflix.

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Netflix reveals Dragon’s Lair original, possibly with Ryan Reynolds

Netflix reveals Dragon’s Lair original, possibly with Ryan Reynolds

Classic video franchise Dragon's Lair will be returning to the small screen, this time as an original Netflix creation. The video streaming company announced its new project on Friday, stating that it is currently in talks with actor Ryan Reynolds to play the game's main character Dirk the Daring. A number of people are on board the project to serve as producers.

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The Lovebirds theatrical premiere scrapped, movie moves to Netflix

The Lovebirds theatrical premiere scrapped, movie moves to Netflix

In light of movie theater closures, Paramount Pictures has made the decision to scrap its The Lovebirds theatrical premiere entirely and instead to make the movie available to stream on Netflix. This is a deviation from the ongoing trend this month, which is to postpone theatrical releases indefinitely, the goal being to make them happen once the social distancing quarantines are over.

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Netflix $100m relief fund will help cast and crew hit by coronavirus

Netflix $100m relief fund will help cast and crew hit by coronavirus

Netflix has announced a new $100 million relief fund that is intended to help the cast and crew of movie and TV show productions that have been grounded as a result of the coronavirus outbreaks. According to Netflix, most of the funds will go toward those who were working on its own originals, particularly the workers who have been most severely impacted by the loss of work.

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