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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Scores as Netflix Most-Watched Scripted Limited Series to Date

For now, “The Witcher” Season 1 remains Netflix’s biggest original series overall in the first 28-day window with 76 million households choosing the title, at least based on the two-minute minimum viewing methodology (which the company introduced in the fourth quarter of 2019). Meanwhile, docu-series “Tiger King” was sampled by 64 million member accounts in the first month of its release, per Netflix. – Todd Spangler, Variety » https://ift.tt/3fxOSH1

HBO Max Orders Ava DuVernay Drama ‘DMZ’ to Series

“DMZ,” based on the DC comic series, is set in the near future when America is embroiled in a bitter civil war, which has left Manhattan a demilitarized zone (DMZ), destroyed and isolated from the rest of the world. It chronicles the harrowing journey of fearless and fierce medic Alma Ortega (Dawson), who sets out on a harrowing journey to find the son she lost in the evacuation of New York City at the onset of the conflict. – Will Thorne, Variety » https://ift.tt/35Pl0Tu

Amazon Sets Early 2021 Streaming Date For Recent Acquisition ‘Coming 2 America’

Amazon will release their acquisition of Paramount Pictures’ Eddie Murphy sequel Coming 2 America on March 5, 2021. The movie was originally slated for a Dec. 18 theatrical release before Paramount unloaded the feature to Amazon for $125M in a global rights deal, as we first told you. – Anthony D’Alessandro, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/38ZuhKm

‘Cowboy Bebop’: Six Cast In Netflix Live-Action Remake Of Cult Anime TV Series

Based on the worldwide phenomenon from Sunrise Inc., Cowboy Bebop is the jazz-inspired, genre-bending story of a rag-tag crew of bounty hunters on the run from their pasts, as they hunt down the solar system’s most dangerous criminals. They’ll even save the world…for the right price. – Denise Petski, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/32UNRUr

Mariah Carey’s Christmas Special Premiere Date, Soundtrack, Guest Lineup Announced by Apple TV Plus

The special, entitled “Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special,” centers on a crisis at the North Pole that requires help from Santa’s great friend, Carey. Of course the elusive chanteuse and “undisputed Queen of Christmas” jumps into action to “Save the Day,” combining musical performances with animation and a whole slew of special guests, including Tiffany Haddish, Billy Eichner, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Snoop Dogg, Jermaine Dupri, Misty Copeland, Mykal-Michelle Harris and Carey’s twins, Moroccan and Monroe. – Danielle Turchiano, Variety » https://ift.tt/32SaCbu
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