Netflix Says in Discussions With Disney Over Marvel, Star Wars Films

Netflix Says in Discussions With Disney Over Marvel, Star Wars Films

Netflix is in “active discussions” with Walt Disney Company about keeping Marvel and Star Wars films after 2019 when new Disney and Pixar movies will stop appearing on the streaming service, a senior Netflix executive said on Thursday. Disney announced on Tuesday that it was pulling new Disney and Pixar films from Netflix starting with its new releases in 2019 and will put the movies on a new Disney-branded online service. Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger told analysts the company had not yet decided where it would distribute superhero films from Marvel Studios and movies from Star Wars producer Lucasfilm, which Disney…

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Netflix Is Coming for Your Kids

Netflix Is Coming for Your Kids

When MGA Entertainment, the world’s largest private toy company, premiered its newest kids’ show about a teen-girl team of super spies, it skipped Saturday morning TV and staged a splashy premiere on Netflix – replete with a matching toy line, a few dozen dolls and play sets like the “lip balm lab activity kit.” And Netflix, the world’s largest streaming service, was more than happy to fold the show, “Project Mc2,” into its exploding empire of kids’ entertainment. Much of the $5 billion (roughly Rs. 3,3279 crores) Netflix is spending…

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