Iron Fist co-creator Roy Thomas 'tries not think' about the critics of the Netflix/Marvel series, because he has 'so little patience' for them.
Marvel's latest Netflix collaboration 'Iron Fist' has caused quite the stir. Though critics were quick to slam the new series as the first dud to come from the streaming service and comic book company's team-up, viewers across the globe have voted in their numbers, going against what the professionals had to say and landing the show an 84% audience score on reviews aggregate site, Rotten Tomatoes.
Finn Jones is Danny Rand in 'Marvel's Iron Fist'
Whether it's a lack of action, character development or something else entirely, most criticism can be shrugged off, but a section of the public who didn't enjoy their time with 'Iron Fist' are now accusing those behind the character of 'whitewashing'; a term used to describe when a major release TV series, film or other property uses a white actor in the place of one of a minority that would have been better suited to take the role.
'Death Note' to be released as a Netflix Original Movie starring Nat Wolff.
Netflix are unveiling an English version of the dark Japanese manga phenomenon 'Death Note' this Summer, with a live action movie starring Nat Wolff as the lead character Light Turner. The first teaser trailer has just been unveiled, and so the horror begins.
Nat Wolff and Lakeith Stanfield star in 'Death Note'
Based on the comic book series of the same name by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, the film is about a high schooler named Light Turner who embarks on a crusade of death when he discovers an ominous notebook with supernatural powers. The book is called Death Note, and cites that any person whose name is written in the pages will be led to an untimely death.
Continue reading: Nat Wolff Leads Netflix Death Note Cast [Trailer]
'The Other Side Of The Wind' is finally going to be officially released.
More than 30 years after the death of legendary filmmaker Orson Welles, Netflix has landed the rights to complete and reshoot his final movie 'The Other Side Of The Wind', which has remained incomplete since principal photography ended in 1976. Film buffs everywhere are eagerly awaiting the release.
Netflix is set to bring us Orson Welles
There's something deeply significant about Orson Welles finally getting a posthumous release of his labour of love 'The Other Side of the Wind'. In his lifetime, production of the flick was marred by sudden departures of cast and crew, lack of funding and legal issues - but it seems his ghost is finally being put to rest with its eventual distribution.
Continue reading: Why Netflix Getting To Finish Orson Welles' Last Movie Is So Important
The film is set in a world of humans, orcs and elves.
In a world where we still have a lot to learn about diversity and inclusion between the members of a single human race, 'Bright' opens up that concept further with a world of many different races. In this Netflix Original Movie, it poses to challenge the harmony between humans, orcs and elves.
Will Smith stars as Scott Ward in 'Bright'
'Bright' is set in an alternate present-day Los Angeles where humans have been living amongst folkloric creatures the likes of orcs, elves and fairies for thousands of years. Directed by David Ayer ('Training Day', 'End of Watch', 'Suicide Squad') with a script written by Max Landis ('Chronicle', 'American Ultra'), it follows a nail-biting quest to save the planet with an undercurrent of parallels with real life racial issues.
He's back on our screens after more than a decade.
It's been a long, long time, but Dave Chappelle is finally back with an all new comedy event coming exclusively to Netflix this Spring. In fact, he'll be debuting not one but two stand-up specials to celebrate his return to the comedy circuit.
Dave Chappelle returns for Netflix special
After an extremely successful moment hosting 'Saturday Night Live' in November 2016, this seasoned comedian is releasing his first stand-up TV special twelve years after his last output 'Dave Chappelle: For What It's Worth'. The new teaser trailer has arrived featuring Dave in black and white, smoking and looking contemplative as various jokes about Martin Luther King, O.J. Simpson and Bigfoot from his routine play out as a voiceover.
Continue reading: A Date For Dave Chappelle's Netflix Comedy Special Is Finally Revealed
The film is set to be released next month.
Yet another war film is set to hit your screens this Spring, as Nicholas Hoult stars as a US Army soldier in 'Sand Castle'; a Netflix Original Film about the occupation of Iraq in 2003. It comes a day after the first trailer for Afghanistan war satire 'War Machine' was released.
Nicholas Hoult, Henry Cavill and Logan Marshall-Green star in 'Sand Castle'
Private Matt Ocre is taught to be excited about the prospect of going to war, that he's lucky to have such an adventure and stories to tell people for the rest of his life. He doesn't see it that way though, and even tries to get medically discharged by deliberately slamming his hand in the door of an army vehicle. Unfortunately, it just doesn't do enough serious damage and he is forced to continue his mission with his comrades.
Continue reading: Netflix Explores Iraq War With 'Sand Castle' Starring Nicholas Hoult
He plays Stanley A. McChrystal in this war parody.
Netflix has launched the first teaser trailer for a new Original Film starring Brad Pitt; a military satire entitled 'War Machine', which follows the exploits of real life US Army General Stanley A. McChrystal during the war in Afghanistan, and the embarrassing nature of his subsequent resignation.
Brad Pitt stars in 'War Machine'
The film is a tongue-in-cheek look at the controversial former leader of the US military, taking shots at his over-confident and over-honest demeanour and his ultimate fall from grace following exposure by a Rolling Stone journalist in 2010, who cited unflattering remarks about President Obama and Vice President Biden made by McChrystal.
Continue reading: Afghanistan Satire 'War Machine' Starring Brad Pitt Comes To Netflix
The movie is set to arrive this summer.
Following her across continents, the coming-of-age comedy drama sees Mija's horizons expand in a way one never would want for one's children, coming up against the harsh realities of genetically modified food experimentation, globalization, eco-terrorism, and humanity's obsession with image, brand and self-promotion.
Tilda Swinton stars in 'Okja'
An intriguing teaser trailer has just been launched for the upcoming Netflix Original Film 'Okja' starring Tilda Swinton. It's a unique adventure drama exploring the sacred and unbreakable bond between human beings and animals, and is set to arrive on our screens this summer.
Continue reading: Tilda Swinton Faces A New Beast In Netflix Adventure 'Okja'
The teaser trailer has arrived for the December release.
What if human beings weren't the only creatures that were in charge of how the Earth was run? What if all the creatures you ever read about in fairytales and folklore were real? It would sure make things harder for law enforcement. New Netflix thriller 'Bright' explores the world of crime when orcs, elves and fairies live among humans.
Will Smith stars in 'Bright'
The first teaser trailer of the new Netflix original movie gives a glimpse of Will Smith as a human police officer named Scott Ward, a man who's forced to team up with an orc cop named Nick Jakoby (Joel Edgerton) on his latest patrol. In fact, Jakoby happens to be the first cop in the force who is also an orc.
Continue reading: Will Smith Takes On The Orcs Of Los Angeles In Netflix's 'Bright'
Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos with his daughter Sarah Sarandos at the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards - Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 25th February 2017
What if everyone knew there was an afterlife?
The idea of an afterlife might be one that is believed my many, but what would happen if somebody was actually able to prove its existence? That's what Netflix's gripping new original movie 'The Discovery' explores, with Robert Redford in the lead role.
Robert Redford stars in 'The Discovery'
Human beings are programmed to explore and discover, prove and disprove, and while we are still yet to find answers to some of the most vital questions surrounding the universe and our own existence, 'The Discovery' shows us the disasters that may occur if ever we were able to unlock that knowledge.
Continue reading: Robert Redford Stars In Contemplative Netflix Drama 'The Discovery'