Forecast Netflix in focus as streaming pioneer will roll out ad-supported tier

Oct 17 (Reuters) – Netflix Inc subscriber growth forecast () will be in focus when it reports third-quarter results on Tuesday, with the streaming pioneer set to roll out ad-supported plans to better compete with competitors such as Disney+ and HBO Max. Last week, Netflix said it would launch the package in November for $6.99 … Read more

Netflix agrees to show ‘Bardo’ in American theaters

Sign up now for unlimited FREE access to Reuters.com List VENICE, Sep 1 (Reuters) – In a break from its normal business model, US streaming giant Netflix (NFLX.O) has agreed to screen Oscar-winning director Alejandro González Iñárritu’s latest film in US and Mexican theaters before moving it online. “Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of … Read more

Hollywood veteran Chernin forms new studio by acquiring Red Arrow Studios

Cast member Christian Bale signs autographs at a special screening for the film “Ford v Ferrari” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., November 4, 2019. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com List LOS ANGELES, July 6 (Reuters) – Hollywood veteran Peter Chernin announced Wednesday that he is forming a new … Read more

Netflix gives green light to ‘Stranger Things’ spinoff series to help build franchise

LOS ANGELES, July 6 (Reuters) – Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) said Wednesday it is developing a spinoff of the science fiction series “Stranger Things” as the streaming service works to build its biggest English-language hit into a wide-ranging entertainment franchise. The new series will be based on an original idea by Matt and Ross Duffer, the … Read more