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”

Netflix, Wondros celebrate young African filmmakers

Heard of the The Ikorodu Bois? After watching Netflix’s Fans Make the Movies you will. The instantly likable boys are a group of brothers and one cousin from Lagos, Nigeria who “swede” (a shot-for-shot remake of an existing film) their favorite movie trailers in their free time. Their style is both charming and inimitable – employing … Continue reading “Netflix, Wondros celebrate young African filmmakers”

Netflix renews Bridgerton for seasons 3 and 4

Good news for Bridgerton  fans. The hit Netflix series has been renewed for Seasons 3 and 4. If you haven’t watched yet, Bridgerton is set in the sexy, lavish, and competitive world of Regency London high society. From the glittering ballrooms of Mayfair to the aristocratic palaces of Park Lane and beyond, the series unveils a … Continue reading “Netflix renews Bridgerton for seasons 3 and 4”

Sony Pictures signs first-look deal with Netflix

Netflix and Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) have today announced a multiyear, exclusive first pay window licensing deal in the U.S. for theatrically released SPE feature films, beginning with their 2022 film slate.  This new agreement builds upon Netflix’s pre-existing output deal with Sony Pictures Animation films to now include all SPE film labels and genres.  … Continue reading “Sony Pictures signs first-look deal with Netflix”

America Ferrera makes directorial debut for Netflix

America Ferrera is making her feature film directorial debut with I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter. The film, adapted from Erika L. Sánchez’s novel, will debut on Netflix. The YA story is about losing a sister and finding yourself amid the pressures, expectations and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican American home. It … Continue reading “America Ferrera makes directorial debut for Netflix”

Wednesday Addams takes Center in new Netflix series

Netflix and MGM/UA have announced the new live-action coming-of-age comedy Wednesday that will see everyone’s favorite maiden of the macabre, Wednesday Addams, graduate into a full fledged leading lady. And who better to direct than the macabre master himself, Tim Burton. The upcoming eight-episode series, from Alfred Gough and Miles Millar (Smallville, Into The Badlands), is described … Continue reading “Wednesday Addams takes Center in new Netflix series”

How ‘Bridgerton’ turned into Netflix’s biggest series ever

A record 82 million households around the world chose to watch Netflix’s Bridgerton in its first 28 days. That’s bigger than Stranger Things. Bigger than The Queen’s Gambit. Bigger than The Crown. Get the point? The show has reached the top 10 in every country except Japan – hitting number one in 83 countries including the … Continue reading “How ‘Bridgerton’ turned into Netflix’s biggest series ever”