Netflix Mulls Giving Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Roma’ an Exclusive Theatrical Run

Netflix is aggressively attempting to lure A-list directors to make movies for its streaming service, and it wants to boost its profile in the awards race after being largely shut out of the Oscars. But Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos has steadfastly maintained that Netflix films debut day-and-date on the streamer and, on occasion, in a handful of theaters to qualify for awards. – Pamela McClintock, The Hollywood Reporter