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Netflix Unveils Spooky New Original Series 'Stranger Things' Starring Winona Ryder


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Everyone loves a good horror series on Netflix and their latest addition, 'Stranger Things', is likely to be no exception. There's something paranormal going on in the small town of Hawkins, Indiana, where a number of unexplained appearances have disturbed everyone, especially that of a school child.

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If you've exhausted the likes of 'Bates Motel', 'American Horror Story' and 'Hemlock Grove' and need another spook-fest to get stuck into this year, don't miss 'Stranger Things'. It's out today on Netflix and explores the mysterious disappearance of a young boy in 80s Indiana. 

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Netflix Releases New Series 'Stranger Things' Starring Winona Ryder


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Today (July 15) Netflix dropped its latest original series, ‘Stranger Things’, starring Winona Ryder. The drama. which is set in the 1980s, pays homage to retro thrillers and horror movies, as it follows the disappearance of a young boy in a small town.

Winona RyderWinona Ryder stars in Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’.

Ryder plays Joyce Byers, a mother living in small town Indiana, whose son Will mysteriously vanishes. With the help of Will’s friends, Joyce tries to discover what happened to her son, but ends up finding that his disappearance is just part of the town’s strange goings on.

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'Gilmore Girls' Is Going Global For Netflix Revival


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While fans eagerly await the debut of Netflix’s ‘Gilmore Girls’ revival, due out later this year, the streaming service will be keeping them busy. From July 1st all seven seasons of the show, which originally aired on The WB and The CW networks, will be available to stream on Netflix worldwide.

The announcement was made by star Lauren Graham, who showed off her linguistic skills before telling fans: "You may have heard new episodes of 'Gilmore Girls' are coming to Netflix later this year. We can't wait.”

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Netflix Acquires Rights To Ricky Gervais Film 'David Brent: Life On The Road'


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Netflix has secured the U.S. and selected international rights to Ricky Gervais’ forthcoming movie David Brent: Life On the Road, the comedian’s long-awaited reprise of his iconic character from British sitcom classic ‘The Office’.

The move represents yet another deepening of the relationship between the 54 year old British star and the U.S. streaming giant, after the non-theatrically released Special Correspondents movie with Eric Bana earlier this year.

Netflix has acquired the foreign rights to the movie, excluding the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand where Entertainment One is already rolling out a theatrical release in August this year.

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Netflix's 'Orange Is The New Black' Season 4 - New York City Premiere

Vicky Jeudy - Netflix's 'Orange Is The New Black' Season 4 - New York City Premiere at SVA Theatre 333 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011 - New York, New York, United States - Thursday 16th June 2016

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Netflix Unveils Study Exploring Your Binge-Watching Habits


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According to Netflix, it's not about what shows get watched the most, it's about what gets watched the fastest, and they've developed their own Binge-Scale to show just how viewers consume the endless supply of gripping comedy, drama, horror and action series on the subscription service.

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The Binge Scale explores the streaming habits of subscribers in almost 200 countries for approximately 100 original Netflix shows over the course of 7 months, and some interesting results have emerged. Aside from the fact that it seems most viewers manage to complete entire first seasons within the space of a week, there's a correlation between the amount of hours spent watching and the intensity of the drama.

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Netflix Announces Julie Andrews Will Front Puppet-Based Kids Show


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Julie Andrews has landed her first starring role in nearly ten years courtesy of Netflix. The streaming giant is teaming her up with The Jim Henson Company for a new puppet-based show aimed at pre-schoolers.

Vanity Fair reported that the new series will be called ‘Julie’s Greenroom’, which began filming in May and is due to premiere on Netflix in early 2017. Andrews is to star as ‘Ms. Julie’, the headmistress of a performing arts school attended by “a new generation of kids known as the ‘Greenies,'” represented by a slew of newly-designed puppets from Henson’s workshop.

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews is to front a Netflix children's show

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'The Little Prince' Comes To Netflix This Summer


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'The Little Prince' is coming to Netflix in the US and Canada this summer, five months after it's original release date with Paramount. Based on the 1943 French novella of the same name by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, this unique children's drama blends together stunning CGI animation and classic stop-motion techniques.

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The movie originally made its premiere at Cannes Film Festival and earlier this year it won Best Animated Film at the César Awards in France. It's due to hit Netflix later this year but is also expected to have a theatrical run. 

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Netflix's "The Do-Over" Premiere Screening

Olivia Cheng - Netflix's "The Do-Over" Premiere Screening at the Regal 14 Theaters on May 16, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA at Regal Cinemas - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 16th May 2016

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Premiere Of Netflix's 'The Do Over'

Ted Sarandos - Premiere of Netflix's 'The Do Over' held at Regal LA LIVE Stadium 14 - Arrivals at Regal LA Live Stadium 14 - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 16th May 2016

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Netflix's Rebels And Rule Breakers Luncheon And Panel Celebrating The Women Of Netflix

Laison Goss , Jane Wiseman - Netflix's Rebels and Rule Breakers Luncheon and Panel Celebrating The Women of Netflix at Beverly Wilshire Hotel - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Saturday 14th May 2016

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Netflix Orders Spin Off Series For Daredevil's 'The Punisher'


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Netflix has ordered a spin-off series for ‘Daredevil’ character The Punisher. The character, portrayed by Jon Bernthal in the Marvel series, made his debut in ‘Daredevil’s’ second seson, which hit the streaming service in March and he's already become a fan favourite.

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'The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Season Two Trailer Is Here!


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Everyone’s favourite Doomsday cult survivor Kimmy Schmidt is coming back and facing even more changes in her life. Netflix has just dropped the trailer for season two of the Tina Fey penned comedy and this time Kimmy’s got a new job and a new love interest, but the same old friends.

Ellie KemperEllie Kemper stars in ‘The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ on Netflix.

When we last saw Kimmy at the end of season one, she had travelled back to Indiana to help put her former captor, the Reverend Richard Wayne Gary Wayne, behind bars. She’d also lost her job, as wealthy trophy-wife Mrs Voorhees had decided to leave her husband and move back home to South Dakota.

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2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards - Arrivals

Chief Content Officer for Netflix Ted Sarandos - 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards held at Santa Monica Beach - Arrivals at anta Monica Beach, Independent Spirit Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 27th February 2016

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'Orange Is The New Black' Adds Three Years To Its Netflix Sentence


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Piper Chapman is getting a lot longer sentence in prison than she thought because 'Orange Is The New Black' has at least three more years left to run. Netflix has ordered a whopping three more seasons of its beloved comedy show, as long as creator Jenji Kohan is around to make it happen.

The cast of Orange Is The New BlackThe Litchfield girls are here for the longhaul

We're still trying to calm our excitement ahead of the season four airing in June, but now we're hyped up again to discover that it'll be a while before it's over yet. Of course, as part of the new deal, Jenji Kohan has to stay on board which is more difficult than it may sound given how strongly in demand she is at the moment.

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