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Netflix’s Ted Sarandos Says ‘Beasts Of No Nation’ Has Been Seen By Over 3 Million Viewers So…

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[W]e focused on making [Beasts of No Nation] available to all 69 million Netflix subscribers around the world, in more than 50 countries. And we focused on giving consumers the choice to see it in theaters, in the places where we could, with screens in the U.S. and UK. But our focus has always been on the total audience. You know we famously don’t give out viewing numbers. – Ted Sarandos via Mike Fleming Jr., Deadline Hollywood

NBC Unveils Subscription Web Service For Comedy Featuring Dan Harmon, Amy Poehler & More

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Set to debut in January, the ad-free subscription service will be available at http://www.Seeso.com and on streaming platforms, connected devices and other distribution partners for $3.99 per month. […] featuring for the first time ever on SVOD […] Monty Python’s Flying Circus, remastered to HD for the first time, along with the Python films, and the complete collection of Python documentaries and specials. Seeso’s curated library also includes the entire collection of The Kids In The Hall, also remastered to HD for the first time; complete collections of NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and Saturday Night Live and the entire series of NBC’s The Office, the original BBC version of The Office, Parks and Recreation, 30 Rock, The Mighty Boosh, The IT Crowd, Nathan Barley and The Young Ones, among others. – Denise Petski, Deadline Hollywood
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Netflix Orders ‘Suburra’; First Italian Original Hails From ‘Gomorrah’ Creators

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Suburra is planned as a 10-episode drama made in partnership with Italy’s RAI. While Netflix has embarked on originals in France (Marseille), and elsewhere, this is the first time it’s moving into the space in Italy. A worldwide debut is set for 2017. […] The saga that involves politics, the Vatican, the mafia, corruption, money laundering, drugs and prostitution, will begin with a feature film directed by Stefano Sollima (A.C.A.B., Gomorrah) that’s slated for theatrical release in Italy on October 14. Netflix will then debut the film the same day in the Americas with Italy following in May 2016. The series will come the following year. – Nancy Tartaglione, Deadline Hollywood

Minka Kelly Reunites With Jason Katims For Hulu Drama Series ‘The Path’

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Minka Kelly has been cast opposite Aaron Paul and Michelle Monaghan in Hulu original drama series The Path from Jason Katims’ True Jack Prods. It’s a reunion of sorts for Kelly and Katims: He wrote and executive produced the hit series Friday Night Lights, on which Kelly appeared for three seasons. – Denise Petski, Deadline Hollywood

Netflix Teams Up With Curzon Cinemas For Cary Fukunaga”s ‘Beasts Of No Nation’

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Netflix is partnering with Curzon Cinemas for the UK theatrical release of Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts of No Nation. The film, which world premiered to acclaim at the Venice Film Festival, will next bow October 8 at the BFI London Film Festival. Netflix will then debut the film in all its territories on its SVOD platform in October 16. Beasts will play in select Curzon cinemas across the UK. – Ali Jaafar, Deadline Hollywood

‘Sex And The City’ Heads To Amazon Prime

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The series is also available for Prime members to download on iOS, Android and Fire devices for offline viewing. HBO inked an exclusive licensing deal last year with Amazon that enabled Prime subscribers to download dozens of HBO series. It was the first time the premium pay TV channel’s shows had been licensed to an online-only streaming service, but Sex and the City was not included in the initial list of acquired shows. – Denise Petski, Deadline Hollywood

Epix Will Let Subscribers Download Some Movies And Shows For Offline Viewing

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Downloading will be available sometime this month. Only certain titles will be available, but they will include franchises such as The Hunger Games, James Bond, and Star Trek plus “original documentaries and music and comedy events featuring marquee talent including Katy Perry, Craig Ferguson, Louis CK, Mark Maron and more,” Epix says. – David Lieberman, Deadline Hollywood

Robert Redford, Jane Fonda Teaming At Netflix On ‘Our Souls At Night’

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Netflix is in discussions to back an adaptation of the Kent Haruf novel Our Souls at Night that will be a starring vehicle for Robert Redford and Jane Fonda. Redford will produce, and the script is going to be written by Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber, the scripting team behind 500 Days of Summer, The Fault in Our Stars, Paper Towns Movie and The Spectacular Now. – Mike Fleming Jr, Deadline Hollywood
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