Everything You Need to Know About Nurse Ratched Before Watching the New Netflix Show

When the world first meets Nurse Ratched, the cruel asylum nurse in Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, she’s characterized in terrifying terms. She’s too comfortable unlocking doors, her movements sudden and unsettling. Cold air seems … Read more…

It Ain’t Over: The Kardashians Rumored to Be Signing a Streaming Deal with Netflix, Apple, or Amazon

‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ is over at E!, but that doesn’t mean the show is gone for good. According to reports, insiders say that the family might be signing a big streaming deal in the near future — or … Read more…

Netflix Defends ‘Cuties’ as ‘Social Commentary’ Against Sexualization of Young Children

Netflix, amid a backlash over the sexualized portrayal of children in recently released drama “Cuties,” is encouraging critics to watch the movie — which it says makes a statement about pressures young girls face in conforming to societal role models … Read more…

Netflix, Amazon, Disney Plus Hotstar Sign Self-Regulation Code in India

The long-discussed self regulation code to govern Indian streaming content has finally been drafted and signed by 15 of the country’s leading streamers. The code is seen as self regulation, by the industry,  rather than government imposed control and censorship … Read more…

Netflix delays preview of Chadwick Boseman’s final movie, ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

Fans of Chadwick Boseman will have to wait a little longer to see his last movie. Netflix has canceled a virtual preview event of “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” originally scheduled for Monday, in respect for the death of the talented … Read more…

Netflix Taps Kenya Barris to Produce Documentary on Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump

Netflix has tapped “Black-ish” creator Kenya Barris to produce a documentary feature based on the life and career of civil rights attorney Ben Crump. The project will be directed and produced by Emmy-nominated Nadia Hallgren, and Barris will co-produce with Roger Ross Williams, Lauren Cioffi with Geoff Martz executive … Read more…

Immigration Nation Filmmakers Break Down the Netflix Docuseries’ Most Powerful Moments

Immigration Nation, heralded by TIME’s TV critic Judy Berman as the “most important show” of 2020, presents a revelatory look at the inner workings of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers as well as the plight of many individuals caught … Read more…

‘Gunjan Saxena,’ ‘Ludo,’ ‘A Suitable Boy’ Amongst 17 Additions to Netflix India Slate

War drama “Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl,” starring Janhvi Kapoor, comedy-drama “Ludo,” starring Abhishek Bachchan and Rajkummar Rao, and suicide bomber tale “Torbaaz,” starring Sanjay Dutt, are amongst Bollywood titles that will bow directly on Netflix India, as cinemas across … Read more…

Netflix drops ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ evidence on Reddit to help internet sleuths solve cases

Netflix’s recent revival of the beloved Unsolved Mysteries series is a hit, with the show appearing on the site’s Top 10 Most Watched list since premiering. While a lot has changed in the reboot itself, the biggest change is arguably … Read more…

Netflix UK Chief Anne Mensah Takes RTS Role; ‘Come Dine With Me’ Adapted In Middle East; Emilia Clarke Joins Edinburgh Lineup — Global Briefs

Netflix’s UK vice president of original series Anne Mensah is to chair the Royal Television Society’s Craft & Design Awards. The awards, which take place in November, are now open for entries and a Casting Award has been added as … Read more…

Netflix Sees Rise In Users Watching International Shows During Coronavirus Pandemic

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has revealed that the company’s 183M subscribers have been indulging in more international content during the coronavirus lockdown. In an audio essay for the BBC, Hasting trumpeted the streamer’s investment in global shows, such as Money … Read more…

Why Anna Deavere Smith Was “Riveted” by Dave Chappelle’s “8:46” Netflix Special

Count Anna Deavere Smith among the fans of Dave Chappelle’s freeform stand-up special, “8:46,” in which he discusses racial tensions and police violence with a raw, uncharacteristically serious, poignancy. “I want to say, first of all, I was riveted by … Read more…

Netflix Film Publicity Vice President Julie Fontaine Stepping Down (EXCLUSIVE)

Veteran Hollywood communications executive Julie Fontaine is exiting her post at Netflix, insiders told Variety. Fontaine joined the streamer in 2017 as vice president of film publicity, where she worked closely with a group of executives including motion picture head … Read more…