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Europe moves forward with content quotas for Netflix and Amazon

The European Parliament has voted to approve new regulations that will place a European content quota on streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. Once the new rules are formally approved, 30 percent of video-on-demand platform content… Source: Engadget | Europe moves forward with content quotas for Netflix and Amazon

DC's 'Titans' trailer previews a dark and gritty superhero saga

DC Comics has launched its own streaming service, called DC Universe, and its flagship show will be the dark and gritty Titans, which features young Robin gathering a team of superheroes. DC also announced that the show has already been picked up for… Source: Engadget | DC's 'Titans' trailer previews a dark and gritty superhero …

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'The Witcher' author demands $16m in royalties from CD Projekt Red

Andrzej Sapkowski, author of The Witcher series of novels, is pressing Polish games studio CD Projekt Red for more than $16 million in royalties, because he reckons he was short-changed during licensing agreements made back in 1997 — licensing agree… Source: Engadget | 'The Witcher' author demands m in royalties from CD Projekt Red

Telltale Games: More 'The Walking Dead' episodes on the way?

On Friday Telltale Games abruptly shut down, laying off most of its employees without warning. The studio was in the midst of wrapping up the Final Season of its The Walking Dead series, and tomorrow will release the second of four scheduled episodes… Source: Engadget | Telltale Games: More 'The Walking Dead' episodes on the …

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Netflix's Halloween lineup includes 'The Shining'

Netflix has certainly touted its Halloween shows before, but this year you may have a particularly good reason to pay attention. The streaming giant has outlined all the horror movies and thrillers you can expect to see in the run-up to October 31st… Source: Engadget | Netflix's Halloween lineup includes 'The Shining'

What We Liked (And Loved) About BoJack Horseman's Fifth Season

Season 5 of BoJack Horseman premiered this weekend on Netflix. It’s full of the usual dark humor and animals doing drugs we’ve come to expect from the show, as well as new developments, twists, and a lot of really excellent experimental episodes. Read more… Source: Kotaku | What We Liked (And Loved) About BoJack Horseman's …

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Netflix Tests Disabling In-App Subscriptions on iOS in Some Countries

Netflix is already one of the highest grossing apps on the App Store, as many iPhone and iPad users pay for their subscriptions via iTunes/Apple ID billing, but the streaming video platform wants an even bigger piece of the pie. TechCrunch today reported that, until September 30, new or lapsed subscribers in some 33 countries …

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Chris Pine wants to reclaim Scotland in Netflix’s ‘Outlaw King’

Netflix released a trailer today for its historical film Outlaw King. Starring Chris Pine, the film tells the story of Robert the Bruce and his effort to reclaim control of Scotland from the King of England. In the trailer, we see Robert the Bruce in… Source: Engadget | Chris Pine wants to reclaim Scotland in …

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Netflix axes Michelle Wolf and Joel McHale talk shows

Netflix has been experimenting (rather aggressively) with talk shows for a while in an effort to diversify its titles, but results have been hit or miss thus far. It's hard to get attached to a particular program only to see it canceled after a few m… Source: Engadget | Netflix axes Michelle Wolf and Joel …

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Netflix Tests Video Promos Between TV Show Episodes

Netflix is testing a new feature that adds video promos in between episodes of TV shows, Netflix confirmed to TechCrunch this afternoon. The promos Netflix is showing to some users include full-screen personalized videos with content recommendations similar to Netflix recommendations available elsewhere on Netflix. According to TechCrunch, the promotional videos displace preview information for …

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5 Fantasy Films From the '80s Perfectly Suited for TV Adaptations 

The Time Bandits show is finally in the works, yet another example of a cult film being adapted into a TV series—and also, yet another example of how the sheer amount of streaming services (in this case, Apple) has created a seemingly endless need for content to fill them up with to entice subscribers. To …

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What's coming to Netflix in August: 'Disenchantment' and 'Ozark'

Shiny profile icons aren't all that's new on Netflix this month. Headlining the streaming service's new shows are Simpsons-creator Matt Groening's Disenchantment and Ozark's second season. Those debut August 17th and 31st, respectively, but there's p… Source: Engadget | What's coming to Netflix in August: 'Disenchantment' and 'Ozark'

Here’s What’s Coming and Going From Netflix in August 2018

Orange Is the New Black isn’t even back yet, and Netflix is already telling us what comes out in August! It’s a big month for Netflix originals, with the premiere of Matt Groening’s fantasy cartoon Disenchantment, season 2 of Ozark, and a new comedy special from Demetri Martin. Here are the highlights, and the full…Read …

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