Bridgerton and The Crown help Netflix top 200m subscribers as lockdowns spur record growth

Netflix has notched up more than 200 million subscribers after consumers staying at home during the pandemic helped it achieve a record year of growth in 2020. Entertainment News – Latest Celebrity & Showbiz News | Sky News ENTERTAINMENT SPECIALS:

Producers of First Italian Netflix Doc Series ‘SanPa: Sins of the Savior’ Ramp Up Projects on Vittorio De Sica, National Scandals (EXCLUSIVE)

Netflix’s first Italian original doc series “SanPa: Sins of the Savior” follows controversial drug rehab founder Vincenzo Muccioli, and has made a splash on the platform since its Dec. 30 debut. In the last week, the series has cracked the … Read more…

‘We Can Be Heroes’ Review: Robert Rodriguez’s Genial Homemade Kiddie Superhero Flick for Netflix

Robert Rodriguez famously made his first feature, “El Mariachi” (1993), for $ 7,000, and in the years since he’s made a point, rather charmingly, of staying in touch with that DIY side of himself. This first became apparent in the … Read more…

Lin Qi, executive producer on ‘Game of Thrones’ creators’ new Netflix series, dead at 39 by alleged poisoning

Lin Qi, an executive producer on “Game of Thrones” creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss’ upcoming Netflix series, died at age 39 after being poisoned.  FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Shonda Rhimes’ First Netflix Show Bridgerton Is a Lavish Period Spectacle That Goes Wildly Off the Rails

Rarely has the line separating love from hate been so thin as it is in 19th-century novels, between willful young women and the curmudgeonly men who, after a few hundred pages of bickering, come to adore them. Jane Eyre, Elizabeth … Read more…

Awards Season Hopefuls ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’, ‘The Midnight Sky’ Hit Netflix; ‘Fatale’ And ‘Greenland’ Debut – Specialty Preview

Leading the charge this week in streaming and specialty titles is Netflix with two films that have been garnering awards season buzz with their star wattage and prestige storytelling. First up, is the highly anticipated Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom adapted … Read more…

Sure, Netflix Christmas Movies Are Often Patently Absurd. They’re Also Occasionally Perfect

It’s official: our brains are fried. The holiday season is stressful enough in normal times. But this year, what we wouldn’t give to have that normal level of present-buying, cookie-baking, tree-decorating stress, instead of all this 2020-specific heartache, anxiety and … Read more…

Netflix Sets Pope Francis Documentary Series Based on Award-Winning Book ‘Sharing the Wisdom of Time’

Netflix has announced an original documentary series based on “Sharing the Wisdom of Time,” the award-winning book written by Pope Francis. The series will recount tales of elders and their lived experiences, told through the eyes of the younger generation. … Read more…

Netflix Snaps Up Big-Budget ‘All Quiet on The Western Front’ Adaptation (EXCLUSIVE)

Netflix is believed to have swooped for world rights to Edward Berger’s long-anticipated adaptation of “All Quiet on the Western Front,” starring Daniel Brühl (pictured). The project is understood to be among the biggest-budget films to ever come out of … Read more…

Netflix Top Viewing Lists Reveal India’s Huge Film Appetite, ‘Extraction’ Popular Across Asia Region

India has the highest consumption of films on Netflix globally. During 2020, 80% of subscribers in the country chose to watch a film every week, revealed Monika Shergill, VP, content, Netflix India. The information is part of year end viewership … Read more…

Netflix ‘The Crown’ Triggers Anger Over Portrayal of Prince Charles/Diana’s Relationship

Prince Charles comes off as a gigantic a-hole in the latest installment of Netflix’s “The Crown,” and it has royally pissed off his fam and at least one member of Parliament. The hubbub is over the way Charles is portrayed … Read more…

UK Government Calls On Netflix To Add Disclaimer To ‘The Crown’ Making Clear It’s Fictionalized

Netflix should add a disclaimer to The Crown making clear to its 195M subscribers that the royal drama is partly a work of fiction, according to the UK government. Culture secretary Oliver Dowden has piled pressure on the streamer to … Read more…

International Insider: Royal Rumble Over Brexit; Banijay Hack; Mixed Fortunes For Euro Cinemas; Netflix Splurge

Welcome to International Insider, I’m Jake Kanter. Happy Thanksgiving to our readers in America. Here’s your weekly recap on all the global film and TV news you need to know this week. Any tips or stories can be sent to jkanter@deadline.com, or my … Read more…

What to Know About J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy as the Movie Adaptation Hits Netflix

In 2016, J.D. Vance published his memoir Hillbilly Elegy to unexpected commercial success. The book, as much an intricate reflection on white working-class Americans as a personal history, became a controversial hit among Democrats and Republicans alike in the months … Read more…