Simpsons Creator Matt Groening Has a New Netflix Show Starring Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson

As Variety reports, Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening is the latest big-name industry vet to pen a deal with Netflix.  The partnership between the two…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 25, 2017

Watch Stranger Things Season 2’s “Thriller”-Featuring First Full Trailer

We got a very brief peek at the second season of Stranger Things earlier this month when Netflix announced its release date—October 27, which they're still calling "Halloween." The…
Anna Gaca / July 23, 2017

Live Action Version of Gerard Way’s Umbrella Academy Graphic Novel Coming to Netflix

Netflix has picked up a live-action adaptation of The Umbrella Academy, the comic book series by My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way and illustrator Gabriel Bá. A 10-episode…
Anna Gaca / July 12, 2017

Ava DuVernay is Making a Miniseries About The Central Park Five For Netflix

Ava DuVernay is adapting the story of the Central Park Five for Netflix. The multihyphenate, currently one of the most in-demand talents in film and…

Watch the First Teaser for Spike Lee’s She’s Gotta Have It Netflix Adaptation

While we were still in the throes of 2016, Netflix confirmed that it would produce the series adaptation of Spike Lee's first feature-length film, 1986's She's Gotta Have It.
Brian Josephs / June 26, 2017

Watch the Gang Take on the ’90s in the First Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later Trailer

After 2015's Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, there's yet another season of TV based on the David Wain cult-classic comedy coming to Netflix. This…
Andy Cush / June 22, 2017

Netflix’s The Get Down Canceled After One Season

Baz Luhrmann's '70s hip-hop serial drama is no more. Deadline reports that Netflix has decided to can The Get Down after one season. The decision comes a little…
Brian Josephs / May 25, 2017

Michael Jackson’s Estate Won’t Sanction New Lifetime or Netflix Movies

Michael Jackson's estate today released a statement saying it did not sanction two upcoming Michael Jackson projects, one by Lifetime TV and another for which…
Andy Gensler, Billboard / May 23, 2017

Hear the First Clip From Nick Cave and Warren Ellis’s War Machine Score

On the heels of their work on the National Geographic series Mars and the great modern Western film Hell or High Water, Nick Cave and his Bad Seeds bandmate Warren…
Andy Cush / May 22, 2017

Get Me Roger Stone Is a Chilling Portrait of the Man Who Helped to Create President Trump

Near the end of the new Netflix original documentary Get Me Roger Stone, a filmmaker asks the titular right-wing political operative and self-described "agent provocateur"
Andy Cush / May 19, 2017

Report: Netflix Close to Buying Michael Jackson Biopic Told From the Perspective of His Beloved Chimpanzee

In 2015, one of the most strangely-conceived films to make (and in fact, top) Hollywood's Black List of unproduced scripts was a biopic of Michael Jackson...
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 18, 2017

Norm MacDonald Is a Cosmic, Empathetic Goof in His New Netflix Special Hitler’s Dog, Gossip & Trickery

If you were paying the least possible amount of attention in the 1990s, Norm MacDonald was just Weekend Update’s driest, oddest host, and the guy…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 12, 2017

Watch Netflix’s Trailer for the First Tracy Morgan Stand-Up Special in 3 Years

Tracy Morgan has remained fairly busy following his 2014 car accident, notabley appearing on Saturday Night Live in 2015 and going on a stand-up tour. Next Friday, Netflix…
Brian Josephs / May 9, 2017

“We’re Post-Post Racial”: Director Justin Simien Talks Making Dear White People in a Different America

Netflix's latest conflagration-starting series Dear White People is a show focused on black life that comes after the successes of the Emmy Award-winning sitcom Atlanta, the Best…
Brian Josephs / April 27, 2017

Watch a Trailer for Netflix’s Newest True Crime Docuseries The Keepers

Netflix haven't been churning out true crime docs like they do standup specials, but the frequency is continuing to build. The Keeepers, the latest announcement by…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 19, 2017
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