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Netflix wins rights for Heart of Stone thriller starring Gal Gadot

Netflix wins rights for Heart of Stone thriller starring Gal Gadot

Netflix will be the worldwide home for the upcoming thriller Heart of Stone from Skydance Media, according to a new report. The company was one of many competing at auction to get the rights, ultimately beating them to bring the movie to its own streaming platform. The news follows a similar deal between Skydance and Amazon for The Tomorrow War.

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Netflix might be working on AirPods Spatial Audio support

Netflix might be working on AirPods Spatial Audio support

Samsung just announced the Galaxy Buds Pro that is the company's take on the AirPods Pro. It might, however, still have a lot of ground to cover to catch up, especially when it comes to support from content providers and streaming services. Apple's AirPods Pro and AirPods Max already have a few of those popular services supporting their Spatial Audio feature and now it seems that Netflix will finally be catching up soon.

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Netflix pens multi-year movie deal with comedian Kevin Hart

Netflix pens multi-year movie deal with comedian Kevin Hart

Netflix has signed a new multi-year deal with comedian, actor, and producer Kevin Hart and his HartBeat Productions banner. According to the streaming company, it will be the exclusive home for four movies to be produced by Hart -- and, it notes, he will star in each of these four movies. The news follows Hart's successful comedy special Zero F**ks Given released on Netflix in November 2020.

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Netflix is dropping support for two Nintendo consoles this year

Netflix is dropping support for two Nintendo consoles this year

If you use either a Nintendo 3DS or a Wii U as your main Netflix-viewing platform, you'll want to find something different to use soon. Netflix and Nintendo have announced that both machines will lose support for Netflix later this year. That, importantly, means that Netflix won't be available on any Nintendo console, which seems like a big oversight.

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Netflix probably won’t get a third ‘The Haunting of’ horror installment

Netflix probably won’t get a third ‘The Haunting of’ horror installment

If you were hoping 2021 would include a third installment in Netflix's The Haunting of... horror anthology, the show's creator Mike Flanagan has bad news. Responding to a fan's question on Twitter, Flanagan revealed that there aren't any plans to continue with the series, though he did leave open the possibility for things to change.

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Netflix original Cobra Kai will get its next season a week early

Netflix original Cobra Kai will get its next season a week early

Netflix is planning to release the third season of its hit original series Cobra Kai a week early, the company has announced. The show has earned high reviews from viewers and critics over its past two seasons, the reception likely due in part to the nostalgia for the '80s movies the series is based on.

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Netflix ‘History of Swear Words’ comedy includes Nicolas Cage screaming

Netflix ‘History of Swear Words’ comedy includes Nicolas Cage screaming

Netflix is gearing up to release a couple of new originals, one of which is a series called History of Swear Words hosted by Nicolas Cage. As you'd expect given the nature of the show and its host, the trailer kicks things off with Cage dramatically screaming a curse word, introducing an educational exploration of these words.

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Netflix ‘Death to 2020’ comedy special gets trailer and release date

Netflix ‘Death to 2020’ comedy special gets trailer and release date

The Netflix comedy special Death to 2020 now has an official trailer giving eager future watchers a look at the faux-documentary. We first heard about the project earlier this month, but some details were missing, including when it would premiere on the platform. With the trailer comes the special's release date, too.

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Netflix on Android rolls out new audio-only playback option

Netflix on Android rolls out new audio-only playback option

Have you ever wished you could just listen to a movie or TV show's audio without having to play the video? Netflix has you covered, at least if you're an Android user. A feature first spied back in October has now appeared in the Netflix for Android app, enabling users to fire up a show, then disable the video portion so that only the audio plays.

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Amazon Echo Show can now play Netflix

Amazon Echo Show can now play Netflix

When Amazon launched what would be the market's first smart display, it seemed to be a perfect device for watching videos. Of course, its real purpose was for giving some visual feedback to Alexa's responses but Amazon did give the line access to some, but definitely not all, video streaming services. As it promised back in September, Amazon is now flipping the switch to allow Netflix into the fold, making the absence of Google's services now even more pronounced.

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Netflix accidentally reveals 3D Sonic the Hedgehog animated TV show

Netflix accidentally reveals 3D Sonic the Hedgehog animated TV show

Netflix accidentally revealed one of its upcoming originals, a 3D animated TV show based on the classic game IP Sonic the Hedgehog. The company quickly deleted the tweet that revealed it, indicating that it wasn't ready to reveal the title at this time, but it wasn't fast enough to prevent fans from grabbing some details about the upcoming series.

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Netflix ‘Death to 2020’ comedy special will be a faux documentary

Netflix ‘Death to 2020’ comedy special will be a faux documentary

Netflix will soon be home to a new comedy special called Death to 2020 and it'll come in the form of a faux documentary. The special has tapped a number of comedians to star in the project, including Samuel L. Jackson, Lisa Kudrow, Joe Keery, Leslie Jones, and others. As you likely anticipate, the comedy will focus on 'the year you really don't want to remember.'

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