Netflix clarifies 'The Crown' is a 'fictional dramatisation'
A spokesperson for Netflix told Variety: "'The Crown' has always been presented as a drama based on historical events. Series five is a fictional dramatisation, imagining what could have happened behind closed doors during a significant decade for the Royal Family - one that has already been scrutinised and well documented by journalists, biographers and historians."
Dhanush-starrer 'The Gray Man' among Netflix's most popular offerings
"Both the scope and scale, as well as the range and cadence of hits is improving," Sarandos said, according to 'Variety', in a Netflix pre-recorded Q3 earnings interview with his fellow execs, which was released Tuesday afternoon (U.S. Eastern time) following the announcement of the third-quarter results.
'The Witcher' spinoff series 'Blood Origin' to debut on Christmas Day
Fans last visited 'The Witcher' universe nearly a year ago, when Season 2 of the Henry Cavill-led series dropped in December 2021. Since then, it has spawned even more spinoffs. In addition to the 'Blood Origin' limited series, an anime feature is on the way and a family-friendly 'Witcher' series is in the works, notes 'Variety'.
'Euphoria', 'Stranger Things' win big at 2022 Creative Arts Emmys
'Squid Game' took home four trophies, including the history win for guest actress in a drama series for Lee You-mi. HBO had the largest haul of the night among platforms with 17, followed by Netflix (11), Hulu (7) and Apple (4) including two wins for buzzy freshman drama series 'Severance', reports 'Variety'. 'Abbott Elementary' started off with the win for casting in a comedy series.
'The Crown' headed for Season 6 with Prince William, Kate Middleton
Two actors have been cast as the young prince: 16-year-old Rufus Kampa and 21-year-old Ed McVey. Meg Bellamy will play Kate Middleton. Season 5 of 'The Crown' is scheduled to hit screens this November. It features an all-new cast, including Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth, Jonathan Pryce as Prince Philip, Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret, Dominic West as Prince Charles, Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana, and Olivia Williams as Camilla Parker Bowles. Jonny Lee Miller will also appear as Prime Minister John Major.
'The city is beautiful but it is also menacing', says 'Delhi Crime 2' director
'Delhi Crime 2' begins with a quadruple murder in a posh south Delhi locality that triggers public fear and escalates Delhi's class divide. The series is inspired by the accounts of the brutal 'Kachcha Baniyan' gang that unleashed terror in the national capital in the '90s, but with a twist.
Riteish, Tamannaah-starrer 'Plan A Plan B' teaser promises a fun ride
Riteish shared: "It has been a wonderful experience working on this film - and I am truly excited for my film debut on Netflix across 190 countries. Opposites, coming together - always make for a fun watch and we hope the audience enjoys the movie as much as we enjoyed making it!"
'Gangubai...', 'RRR', 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2' on Netflix's global top 10 lists
Hits for the service include Alia Bhatt's 'Gangubai Kathiyawadi', pan-India blockbuster 'RRR' and 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2', starring Kartik Aaryan and Tabu. Shergill also pointed out in an interview with 'Variety', coinciding with the streamer's Films Day on Monday, that Indian movies featured in the Netflix non-English charts for 31 of the last 34 weeks. Another hit Alia film has been 'Darlings', whose story revolving around domestic abuse, which debuted as the biggest non-English language original film opener for the service worldwide.