Netflix will get exclusive streaming rights to future Sony films

Netflix will get exclusive streaming rights to all of Sony’s upcoming movies, including the next installment in the Spider-Man franchise. The two companies announced a new agreement that gives the streaming giant exclusive rights to Sony’s upcoming theatrical releases beginning in 2022. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/sony-netflix-exclusive-deal-182221930.html

Netflix lays out plans to slash its greenhouse gas emissions

Netflix set out goals today to limit the damage the company does to the climate. By the end of 2022, it wants to reach “net zero” greenhouse gas emissions. That means it plans to reduce some of its emissions and find ways to offset or capture the rest. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/3/30/22353098/netflix-greenhouse-gas-emissions-climate-change-goals

‘Outside the Wire’ teaser shows Anthony Mackie as a cyborg solider

‘Outside the Wire’ teaser shows Anthony Mackie as a cyborg solider

Netflix has been fairly quiet about Outside the Wire, a sci-fi thriller starring Anthony Mackie from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Altered Carbon. But today we’re getting our first look at the action thanks to a just-released teaser trailer that shows Mackie playing an android super-soldier.

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Netflix promises at least one new movie every week in 2021

Netflix promises at least one new movie every week in 2021

If you’re a Netflix subscriber, the company wants you to know there’s a lot of new movies coming. Netflix has 70 movies on its roster, more than Disney and Warner Bros. combined, according to the 2021 film slate the company released today.

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Netflix is raising the price of its most popular plan to $14 today, premium tier increasing to $18

Netflix is raising the price of its most popular plan to $14 today, premium tier increasing to $18

Netflix is introducing price hikes for its US subscribers today, increasing its standard plan to $14 a month and its premium tier to $18 a month. The new pricing for the standard plan is a $1 price increase (from $13 a month), while the new premium tier cost is a $2 increase (from $16 a month).

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‘Pokémon Journeys’ will be a Netflix exclusive in the US

‘Pokémon Journeys’ will be a Netflix exclusive in the US
The Pokémon anime has been running since the late ‘90s, but Ash Ketchum still isn’t a Pokémon Master, and still hasn’t caught ‘em all. The 23rd season of the iconic anime will come out in the US on June 12th, but unlike previous seasons, this one will be a Netflix Original.
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Netflix memberships grew in Q1 as coronavirus lockdowns spread and people streamed ‘Tiger King.’

Netflix memberships grew in Q1 as coronavirus lockdowns spread and people streamed ‘Tiger King.’
Its Open Connect caching also apparently helped ease traffic on networks even while streaming increased, and the company said it’s working with networks to lift limitations as conditions improve.
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Netflix memberships grew in Q1 as coronavirus lockdowns spread and people streamed ‘Tiger King.’

Netflix memberships grew in Q1 as coronavirus lockdowns spread and people streamed ‘Tiger King.’
Its Open Connect caching also apparently helped ease traffic on networks even while streaming increased, and the company said it’s working with networks to lift limitations as conditions improve.
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Apple ProRes RAW is coming to Panasonic’s S1H ‘Netflix’ camera

Apple ProRes RAW is coming to Panasonic’s S1H ‘Netflix’ camera
As it promised last September, Panasonic is ready to bring Apple ProRes RAW support to its cinema-centric S1H full-frame mirrorless camera. The firmware version 2.0, coming next month, will introduce support for 5.9K (5,888 x 3,312) 12-bit ProRes RAW video output over HDMI.
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Netflix and Instagram team up for a series of live COVID-19 chats

Netflix and Instagram team up for a series of live COVID-19 chats
Tomorrow, Netflix and Instagram are launching a weekly series in which stars from Netflix’s popular young adult content will discuss self-care during the pandemic. Wanna Talk About It? will air every Thursday at 7PM ET on the @Netflix Instagram account, Deadline reports.
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‘Altered Carbon’ season 2 teaser shows Anthony Mackie as the ‘new’ hero

Netflix is finally ready to show a little more of Altered Carbon’s second season — if only just. The service has posted a teaser trailer that revolves around Anthony Mackie as the “re-sleeve” of Takeshi Kovacs, who was played by Koel Kinnaman in the first season.

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Netflix is making a fourth ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ movie

After a 25-year absence, Axel Foley is coming back. According to Deadline, series-owner Paramount has signed a one-time licensing deal with Netflix that will allow the company to produce a fourth Beverly Hills Cop movie that will stream exclusively on its service.

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