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Jupiter’s Legacy: First Set Photos of Netflix Show Surface Online

The photos show Sampson squaring up against a mysterious villain. The purple and yellow-clad outfit vaguely resembles that of George Hutchence/Skyfox, though the baddie is wearing heels. Another possibility could be Jess Salgueiro as Shockwave, a situation that may make more sense as Netflix officially announced the addition to the cast right around the time the set photos first leaked. – Adam Barnhardt, ComicBook.com » https://ift.tt/2KqsWjg

Netflix is making a cyberpunk detective series

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The series is based on Altered Carbon, a cyberpunk detective novel from author Richard K. Morgan. It’s set in a world where human consciousness is regularly transferred from one body to the next; this particular story focuses on a former soldier whose newest body gets him wrapped up in big conspiracy and someone else’s love life. An initial 10-episode season is planned based off a script by showrunner Laeta Kalogridis, who wrote the screenplay for Shutter Island and co-wrote Terminator Genisys. – Jacob Kastrenakes, The Verge

Netflix’s ‘The Ranch’ Toys With Sitcom Lighting, Length, And Language [

The Ranch star/EP Ashton Kutcher told TV critics this morning at the [Television Critics Association]. Kutcher plays a failed football player who returns to Colorado to help run the family ranching business with his brother, played by Kutcher’s That 70’s Show pal Danny Masterson. Also in the cast: Sam Elliott as their conservative dad and Debra Winger as the strong-willed mom. – Lisa De Moraes, Deadline Hollywood

Netflix unlikely to wipe out cross-border streaming, experts say

[Daniel Bader, MobileSyrup] says the only foolproof way Netflix could eliminate border hopping would be to lock people in the country where they got the credit card used to pay for the service. But he says that won’t happen because the streaming service allows customers to watch their country’s content when traveling in other regions. Sophia Harris, CBC News

NBC Slams Netflix At TCA, Says Streaming Series Ratings “Pale In Comparison” To Broadcast

Even if, according to the data, nearly 50% of us “prefer broadcast TV,” the influence of streaming media is undeniably changing how consumers watch content. The water cooler conversations, the countless think pieces, websites like Decider who were bred out of the sheer demand to be told what to watch on streaming: if NBC wants to throw numbers around, they should, perhaps, expand their scope outside of traditional ratings metrics. – Olivia Armstrong, Decider
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Netflix Announces Crackdown on VPN and Proxy Pirates

In a post to Netflix’s blog today, Vice President of Content Delivery Architecture David Fullagar said that while the company would continue to break down borders in order to offer content to the broadest possible audience, measures will be taken to ensure that content licensing agreements are respected. – Andy, TorrentFreak

Netflix Negotiating For ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Streaming Rights

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Because it opens in theaters in 2015, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the last title included as part of Disney’s previous home entertainment deal with cable channel Starz. That deal expires at the end of the year, but as of now, Starz still holds the exclusive rights to that film. On getting the rights to The Force Awakens for Netflix Instant, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said, “It’s up to Disney […] It’s an ongoing discussion.” – Mike Sampson, ScreenCrush

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

photo: Beasts of No Nation, Netflix

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

Teens to Netflix: We Already Like You, Stop Trying So Hard

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Netflix has long been tightlipped about its user demographics and has made no exceptions this week, but previous surveys have found teens and tweens watch less television overall, and tend to prefer short clips on YouTube, Vine, or streaming services to traditional TV. It can make them a tricky group to target given all of the other outlets competing for their attention, but [Erin Dwyer,Netflix] said Netflix doesn’t necessarily view these other platforms as competition. – Kaleigh Rogers, MOTHERBOARD
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