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Dan Fogler, Robert Sheehan and more join MCM Comic Con line-up

MCM Comic Con is just a few days away and even more names from the world of entertainment have joined the stellar line-up. Dan Fogler, star of The Walking Dead and The Goldbergs, but perhaps best known as everyone’s favourite muggle, Jacob Kowalski, in the Fantastic Beasts franchise, will be meeting and greeting fans on […]

May 19, 2022By Nik Roseveare

DNEG, Netflix sign visual effects deal

DNEG, a technology-enabled visual effects (VFX) and animation company, has announced the signing of a new, multiyear services agreement with Netflix. The non-exclusive agreement covers the provision of visual effects and virtual production services by DNEG for Netflix series and feature programming. The new agreement extends and expands on a previous agreement that the companies […]

May 17, 2022

Stay Close takes #1 on Netflix Top 10 English TV

Limited series Stay Close has climbed to the #1 spot on the Netflix Top 10 English TV list with 53.72 million hours viewed in the week commencing January 10th. The Harlan Coben thriller series, based on his novel of the same name, has continued to climb the list week after week and remains in the […]

January 19, 2022

Cobra Kai dominates Netflix Top 10 series

Cobra Kai continues to be a huge attraction for Netflix. The Karate Kid spin-off series starring Ralph Macchio and William Zabka, dominated the Top 10 English TV list, taking the #1 (Season 4), #7 (Season 1), #9 (Season 3) and #10 (Season 2) spots in the week beginning January 3rd. Colombian love story Café con […]

January 12, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Report: WandaVision most torrented show of 2021

WandaVision is the most-pirated TV show released in 2021 on torrent sites, according to TorrentFreak. The Marvel series, which starred Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany and Kathryn Hahn and exclusively streamed on Disney+, took the top spot from Star Wars spin-off The Mandalorian which topped the chart in 2020. Loki, another Marvel series on Disney+, came […]

January 1, 2022

Don’t Look Up leads Netflix Xmas Top 10

Netflix movie Don’t Look Up, directed by Adam McKay, soared to the top of the streaming service’s top 10 for the week commencing December 20th. Audiences watched the star-studded film – which features Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Mark Rylance, Timothée Chalamet, Ron Perlman, Ariana Grande, Himesh Patel, Cate Blanchett and Meryl Streep – […]

December 29, 2021By Nik Roseveare

The Witcher dominates Netflix top 10

The Witcher is back and dominated Netflix’s global top 10 charts for the week commencing December 13th. The Witcher Season 2 debuted at #1 with audiences spending 142.43 million hours immersed in the fantasy world created by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich and starring Henry Cavill. The Witcher Season 1 closely followed at #2 on the English […]

December 22, 2021By Nik Roseveare

The Unforgivable debuts at #1 on Netflix

Nora Fingscheidt’s drama-thriller The Unforgivable debuted at #1 globally on Netflix for the week beginning December 6th. Audiences spent 85.86 million hours with Sandra Bullock, who stars as Ruth Slater, a woman recently released from prison who re-enters a society that refuses to forgive her past. Fingscheidt joins a group of female directors and showrunners […]

December 15, 2021

Netflix launches Tudum companion site

Earlier this year, Netflix hosted Tudum – its first-ever global fan event. Now the streaming service has announced the launch of Tudum as an official companion site; a place where fans can dive deeper into their favourite Netflix content. Netflix says the new site will offer inside scoops and launch dates for future content; background […]

December 10, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Report: UK prodcos grow by 15% on streaming demand

The top 50 UK film and TV companies have seen their turnover rise by 15.4 per cent in the last year to £8.1 billion (€9.5bn) as streaming services’ demand for content drives growth in the industry, shows research by accountancy and business advisory firm, BDO LLP. The appetite for streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon […]

November 15, 2021