From Brad Pitt to ‘Degrassi,’ Is Netflix’s Latest Acquisition Spree a Game Changer?
With Monday’s news that Netflix has acquired writer/director David Michôd‘s upcoming satire “War Machine,” starring Brad Pitt, for approximately $30 million, the deal immediately struck a chord. Along with Netflix’s pick-up of recently cancelled teen drama “Degrassi” and last Friday’s release of the Wachowskis’ sprawling “Sense8,” the company is in the midst of yet another uptick in the scale and scope of its offerings. Should its competitors be worried? – Matt Brennan, Thompson On Hollywood via indieWIRE