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Ava DuVernay’s ‘Wings Of Fire’ Animated Series Adaptation Not Moving Forward At Netflix

Ava DuVernay’s Wings of Fire, an animated series adaptation of the family fantasy books which had been in development at Netflix since 2020, is the latest victim of animation cuts at the streamer, sources close to the project confirm to Deadline. We hear several other projects are not moving forward as well. DuVernay’s Wings of […]

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Every Netflix Live-Action Anime Adaptation In Development

Netflix has a number of live-action anime adaptations in the works, and here’s every series to keep an eye out for. The streaming behemoth will continue to release an unprecedented amount of original content throughout the remainder of 2022, as well as overseeing the continuation of its most successful original shows. Netflix’s plans to develop live-action adaptations of popular […]

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Netflix Opens Rome Office As Reed Hastings Details Streamer’s Italian Roots; Launches Huge Slate Of Series & Films Including ‘Robbing Mussolini’, ‘The Leopard’ Adaptation & Debut Reality Show

Netflix has opened an office in Italy and unveiled a huge slate of scripted and unscripted series and films from many of the country’s biggest producers, with Co-CEO Reed Hastings detailing the streamer’s roots in the nation. Located in the heart of Rome, the office will house around 70 staff and adds to Netflix’s suite […]

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‘Wicked’ Movie Adaptation Grows Into TWO Movies; First Part Releasing December 2024

The Wizard of Oz-based musical Wicked is getting a movie adaptation from Crazy Rich Asians filmmaker Jon M. Chu, and that project is now larger in scope than originally planned. In fact, the story will now be told across TWO different movies! Chu tweets this morning, “Here’s what happened: as we prepared this production over […]

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Netflix’s Next Comic Book Adaptation Starts Filming

American Jesus is risen at Netflix. Creator Mark Millar‘s Millarworld announced Monday filming has started on the latest comic book adaptation from Netflix, behind Millar’s Jupiter’s Legacy and the in-development Supercrooks and The Magic Order. The official Twitter account for the Kick-Ass and Kingsman creator announced the start of production in Mexico with director Everardo Gout (The Forever Purge, Luke Cage), who serves as co-showrunner with […]

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Netflix has canceled cartoon adaptation of Jeff Smith’s Bone

Photo: VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images Today has not been, on the whole, a great day for streaming service Netflix, which saw its stock price plummet by record amounts earlier this morning in response to a dismal Q1 earnings call. Said call involved founder and co-CEO Reed Hastings admitting that the streaming company missed its […]

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‘Streets of Rage’ movie adaptation reportedly in the works | Engadget

Sega Genesis’ Streets of Rage franchise is reportedly coming to the silver screen. Sources Deadline that John Wick creator Derek Kolstad wrote a script adaptation on spec. Also to be involved are Sonic franchise producers dj2 Entertainment and Escape Artists. While no deal has been signed yet, it’s likely to soon be in motion. Widely […]

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Netflix Live Action Adaptation of ‘Yu Yu Hakusho’: Everything We Know So Far

Yoshihiro Togashi’s beloved supernatural adventure Yu Yu Hakusho is getting a live-action animation adaptation at Netflix. The series, which began filming in the summer of 2021, won’t be arriving until December 2023, but we’ll be keeping you up to date with everything you need to know about Yu Yu Hakusho season 1 on Netflix. Yu […]

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Chernin Entertainment Developing ‘The Nightjar’ Adaptation for Netflix

The fantasy novel The Nightjar by Deborah Hewitt is being adapted to television for Netflix by Chernin Entertainment we have learned. The series will be produced by Chernin Entertainment, which you might know as the production company behind the Fear Street films that were released on Netflix last year. Published in September 2019, The Nightjar […]

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Billie Piper Set To Star In Series Adaptation Of Terri White Memoir ‘Coming Undone’ In The Works At Netflix From Bad Wolf

EXCLUSIVE: Billie Piper, star of series such as Doctor Who and Penny Dreadful, has landed her next TV gig. The actor has signed up to star in a series adaptation of Coming Undone, the memoir from former Empire magazine editor-in-chief Terri White. The project, which is currently in development at Netflix, comes from Sony-backed Bad Wolf, […]