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    Netflix Orders Limited Series ‘The Witcher: Blood Origin’

    Netflix has announced The Witcher: Blood Origin, a limited series from “The Witcher” universe. “Blood Origin” will be a six part, live-action limited series, and a prequel to the Netflix series “The Witcher.” The logline: Set in an elven world 1200 years before the world of “The Witcher,” “Blood Origin” will tell a story lost to […]

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    Netflix Renews ‘Outer Banks’ for Season Two

    Netflix has ordered a second season of action/adventure mystery series “Outer Banks,” which follows a group of teenagers in the Outer Banks of North Carolina who are called “Pogues,” who live at The Cut, and are determined to find out what happened to the missing father of the group’s ringleader, John B.  Chased by the law and a […]

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    Netflix Pulls Chris D’Elia, Bryan Callen Prank Show

    Netflix has scrapped plans for a non-scripted prank show featuring comedians Chris D’Elia (“Undateable”) and Bryan Callen following accusations of sexual misconduct against D’Elia. Multiple woman last month accused D’Elia of sexually harassing them, including when they were underage. D’Elia denied all accusations, saying he “never knowingly pursued” underage women and that all his relationships have […]

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    Netflix Cancels Turkish Drama ‘If Only’ Censorship of Gay Character 

    Netflix has decided not to move forward on production of planned Turkish drama “If Only” because of the government censorship of a gay character in the script. The series was to have been produced by Turkish production company Ay Yapim and has been described in promotional materials as the story of Reyhan, an unhappily married mother […]

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    Netflix Acquires ‘The Legend of Korra’

    Netflix will begin streaming “The Legend of Korra,” the sequel to “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” on Friday, August 14. “The Legend of Korra” ran on Nickelodeon between 2012 and 2014 and it followed Korra, a new Avatar and successor to “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” “The Legend of Korra” was praised for its LGBTQ+ themes, especially for a […]

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    CBS and NAACP Ink Multi-Year Content Deal

    CBS TV Studios and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) have announced a multi-year deal to develop and produce scripted, unscripted and documentary content for linear and streaming platforms. Under the deal, creative leaders from CBS TV Studios will work with the civil rights group to establish a dedicated team of executives and […]

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    Netflix Orders Animated Series ‘Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles’

    Netflix has greenlit CG animated series titled “Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles,” which will be based on Stan Sakai’s long-running Usagi Yojimbo comic books. The logline: The comedy-action series will tell the story of teenage Rabbit Samurai Yuichi, descendant of the great warrior Miyamoto Usagi, on his epic quest to become a true samurai. But he isn’t alone! […]

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    Netflix Orders Jessica Watson Biopic ‘True Spirit’

    Netflix has greenlit a feature film focused on Jessica Watson, who, in 2009, became the youngest person to sail solo, non-stop and unassisted around the world. The film will be adapted and directed by Sarah Spillane and produced by Debra Martin Chase and Sunstar Entertainment Spillane and Cathy Randall will write the feature, with Shahen Mekertichian […]

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    Darren Star’s ‘Emily in Paris’ Moves From Paramount Network to Netflix

    Upcoming Darren Star romantic comedy “Emily in Paris,” starring Lily Collins (“The Last Tycoon”) has shifted from Paramount Network to Netflix and will debut this fall. Created by Darren Star (“Younger,” “Sex and the City”), the series follows Collins’ Emily, an ambitious marketing executive who moves to Paris for an unexpected job opportunity. “Tasked with […]

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