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Production & Management Firm 42 Re-Ups Netflix Deal, Plots Boris Pasternak Pic & Grows LA Team Following Sundance Launch Of ‘Ironbark’

Today, we can reveal that Netflix has re-upped its first-look movie deal with the company for another two years. After features including In Darkness and In The Shadow Of The Moon, 42 is now making Anthony Mackie sci-fi Outside The Wire and Adam Randall’s Night Teeth for the streamer. Company co-founder Ben Pugh is currently in pre-production in New Orleans on the latter. – Andreas Wiseman, Deadline Hollywood » http://dlvr.it/RNvpw0 [photo: Netflix]

Netflix Preps Korean Mystery Drama ‘Round Six’ From ‘The Crucible’ Director Hwang Dong-hyuk

The series, which is the company’s latest Asian original, is a story of people who fail at life for various reasons, but suddenly receive a mysterious invitation to participate in a survival game to win ten million U.S. dollars. The game takes place at an unknown location, and the participants are locked up until there is a final winner. The story will incorporate popular children’s games from the 1970s and 1980s of Korea, such as squid game, literal translation of its Korean name, which is a type of tag where offense and defense use a squid-shaped board drawn in the dirt. – Peter White, Deadline Hollywood » http://dlvr.it/RCL7pk