Millie Bobby Brown joins Netflix’s Russo film

Netflix has picked up AGBO’s The Electric State, an adaptation of the illustrated novel by Simon Stålenhag. Set in a retro-futuristic past, an orphaned teenager (Millie Bobby Brown) traverses the American West with a sweet but mysterious robot and an eccentric drifter in search of her younger brother. Millie Bobby Brown, star of Stranger Things … Continue reading “Millie Bobby Brown joins Netflix’s Russo film”

Cameron Diaz un-retires to co-star with Jamie Foxx in Netflix film

Actress Cameron Diaz (Charlie’s Angels, The Holiday, Bad Teacher, Knight & Day) will come out of retirement to star alongside Jamie Foxx (Spider-Man: No Way Home, Day Shift, Project Power, Just Mercy) in a new action-comedy directed by Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses). Foxx called Diaz, who was nervous about coming back to work, and surprised … Continue reading “Cameron Diaz un-retires to co-star with Jamie Foxx in Netflix film”

Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron, Joey King join Netflix rom-com

Academy Award, Golden Globe, SAG and Emmy-winning actor Nicole Kidman (Being the Ricardos, Big Little Lies, Nine Perfect Strangers), SAG nominee Zac Efron (The Greatest Beer Run Ever, The Greatest Showman, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile), Golden Globe, SAG and Emmy nominee Joey King (Bullet Train, The Act, The Kissing Booth trilogy) have signed … Continue reading “Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron, Joey King join Netflix rom-com”

Netflix drops Squid Game 2 announcement

Green light! It took 12 years to bring the first season of Squid Game to life last year. But it took 12 days for Squid Game to become the most popular Netflix series ever. It clocks in at 1.65 billion viewing hours. Now Netflix, amid dropping subscriptions, hopes to boost them again the violent action series’ … Continue reading “Netflix drops Squid Game 2 announcement”

Netflix, LALIFF celebrate Next Gen Latinx filmmakers

Last December, our friends at the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) announced the ten visionary Latinx directors that were selected for the 2022 Latinx Inclusion Fellowship. In partnership with Netflix through our Fund for Creative Equity, the second iteration of the LALIFF Inclusion Fellowship was expanded to build pathways into the industry for … Continue reading “Netflix, LALIFF celebrate Next Gen Latinx filmmakers”

Netflix reveals Stranger Things 4 premiere date

It’s been six months since the Battle of Starcourt, which brought terror and destruction to Hawkins in Stranger Things 3. Struggling with the aftermath, our group of friends are separated for the first time – and navigating the complexities of high school hasn’t made things any easier. In this most vulnerable time, a new and … Continue reading “Netflix reveals Stranger Things 4 premiere date”

A remake of Gareth Evans’ The Raid is coming to Netflix

Michael Bay and XYZ Films have announced a reimagining of Gareth Evans’ classic The Raid is heading to Netflix. Patrick Hughes (The Hitman’s Bodyguard, The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, The Man from Toronto) will pen the film with James Beaufort and direct the feature, with Michael Bay and XYZ Films producing.  A description from Netflix says, “In Philadelphia’s drug-infested ‘Badlands’, an … Continue reading “A remake of Gareth Evans’ The Raid is coming to Netflix”

Netflix positions itself for Oscar gold

The Oscars are just around the corner and Netflix is leading the way with a collection of films released on the streaming platform that are getting buzz for the top prizes. Just last year, Netflix had an impressive lineup at the 92nd Academy Awards and it looks like this year will follow suit. At the … Continue reading “Netflix positions itself for Oscar gold”

Spike Lee, Netflix ink multi-year deal

Spike Lee and Netflix have formed a creative partnership that will have Lee direct and produce narrative feature films under a multi-year deal. This partnership kicks off in January and follows four collaborations for the Academy Award winner with Netflix, including writing and directing Da 5 Bloods, writing and directing the She’s Gotta Have It series, directing Rodney King and … Continue reading “Spike Lee, Netflix ink multi-year deal”

Ho! Ho! Ho! Netflix releases Holiday movie schedule

It’s never too early for the Reel 360 Team to start planning for the holidays. In between getting your gift lists and baking lists ready to go, why not start your holiday watchlist with Netflix’s upcoming batch of festive holiday films, series and specials. So mark your calendars, because this year we have some very … Continue reading “Ho! Ho! Ho! Netflix releases Holiday movie schedule”

Netflix introduces Inaugural Class of the NALIP Latino Lens: Women of Color

Earlier this year, the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) teamed up with Netflix to create the NALIP Latino Lens™: Narrative Short Film Incubator for Women of Color, an incubator program that provides four writers/or directors who identify as women of color with the opportunity to develop and produce an original short film. This partnership … Continue reading “Netflix introduces Inaugural Class of the NALIP Latino Lens: Women of Color”

Union’s Haygood serves as EP/Supervising Editor on Netflix docu-series

Netflix’s docu-series, House of Secrets: The Burari Death, unmasks the mystery behind one of India’s most chilling cases, explores the mystery behind India’s infamous Burari Case, where 11 members across three generations of a family were found dead under strange circumstances in their house in Delhi. The project was cut at Union Editorial, where the … Continue reading “Union’s Haygood serves as EP/Supervising Editor on Netflix docu-series”

The Emmys: Netflix tops Creative Arts Awards with 34, Disney+ nabs 13

The third Creative Arts Emmys ceremony of 2021, held on Sunday evening, ended similarly to the two that preceded it, with Netflix at the top of the winners’ list. In the year’s final Creative Arts presentation, the streamer added nine awards to its 12 from Saturday and 13 from the first Sunday show, for a … Continue reading “The Emmys: Netflix tops Creative Arts Awards with 34, Disney+ nabs 13”

Ten Latino directors will receive $20,000 grants from LALIFF and Netflix

Our friends at The Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) announced today the call for submissions for its second annual LALIFF Inclusion Fellowship which aims to champion underrepresented filmmakers within the Latinx community. With support from Netflix, LALIFF is doubling the number of fellows for the program’s second year: this year the Fellowship will … Continue reading “Ten Latino directors will receive $20,000 grants from LALIFF and Netflix”

Manifest flies to Netflix for final season

Manifest fans have clearly manifested what they desired – streamer Netflix has saved the series after its sudden cancellation by NBC. The streamer announced it Saturday and TheWrap reported. The mystery thriller will get 20 new episodes to wrap up the story of the passengers of Flight 828. According to the story, the episodes will … Continue reading “Manifest flies to Netflix for final season”

Paris Hilton is “Hot” in the Netflix kitchen

That’s hot’ takes on a whole new meaning when Paris Hilton enters the kitchen on Aug. 4 for her new Netflix series Cooking With Paris. Based on her YouTube video of the same name, the six-episode first season sees Hilton tackle everything from vegan McDonald’s fries to cannoli alongside special guests like Kim Kardashian West, Demi Lovato, … Continue reading “Paris Hilton is “Hot” in the Netflix kitchen”

Netflix mandates vaccinations on U.S. productions

Reel 360 has learned that streaming giant, Netflix, will now reportedly require actors and close contacts on their domestic productions to be vaccinated against COVID-19. TheWrap reports. Netflix now beomes first Hollywood company to demand protection for those on set. According to TheWrap, the mandate covers those considered “Zone A,” which includes the cast and … Continue reading “Netflix mandates vaccinations on U.S. productions”

Netflix’s fun new brand film is for the universe

To call Netflix’s new campaign a work of global creative would be an understatement. No. As the new brand campaign makes its debut today, celebrating shared stories about humanity, this is much more of a campaign for the universe. At least, the fun new creative featuring aliens, would have us think so. At the heart … Continue reading “Netflix’s fun new brand film is for the universe”

Union: Klevin, Doga edit Netflix’s Sisters on Track

Sisters on Track – the extraordinary coming of age documentary about three determined track star sisters racing against all odds on a journey toward hope and a brighter future – premiered this week on Netflix. Union Partner/Editor Sloane Klevin served as Supervising Editor on the film, with Andrew Doga on board as co-editor. Partner/Managing Director … Continue reading “Union: Klevin, Doga edit Netflix’s Sisters on Track”

Exclusive: Inside Netflix’s Selena, The Series Part 2

Selena: The Series arrived on Netflix last December. The first installment of the series was viewed by 25 million households according to the streamer, ensuring that the legendary singer’s on-screen journey is far from finished. Part 2 is scheduled to debut on Tuesday, May 4. There are many reasons for the series’ popularity. Latino culture is defined … Continue reading “Exclusive: Inside Netflix’s Selena, The Series Part 2”