… Netflix is close to ordering 13 episodes of its own horror series, Hemlock Grove, from Eli Roth. It’s based on a not-yet-published novel by Brian McGreevy, and the story “re-imagines everything it means to be a monster as reflected in the struggle to be human.” Sounds like Being Human, but gothier. [Deadline]
… Eva Longoria has sold a legal drama to The CW. (Pause for laughter.) The show, called… Continue reading News Briefs: Netflix Is About to Nab a Horror Series from Eli Roth, Jennifer Beals Joins Castle
Announced for a likely return this past October, the fan-favorite television series “Arrested Development” is officially back and will arrive on Netflix in 2013. Official details are as follows:
In a landmark deal, all new episodes of the Emmy Award-winning comedy series Arrested Development will be coming exclusively to Netflix for its U.S. members to watch instantly, beginning in 2013.
For the first time in their histories, Twentieth… Continue reading Arrested Development Set For Netflix Return
If Netflix CEO Reed Hastings was running for office, this would be the time to call him a flip-flopper. After last month’s announcement that Netflix would split into two companies — Netflix for online streaming and Qwikster for DVD-by-mail service — Hastings said on Monday morning that those plans have been scraped. “It is clear that for many of our members two websites would make things more difficult, so we… Continue reading Netflix Was Totally Kidding About Qwikster
One of the questions I’m asked most frequently on twitter (besides “will you please shut up for five minutes?”) is “What horror movie(s) should I watch? How about on Netflix Watch Instant (NWI)? How about a big fat list because it’s October and I really love horror films all of a sudden?!?”
Truth be told, I love being asked my opinion on horror films, so in an… Continue reading 120 Scary Movies to Watch (Right Now) on Netflix (Happy Halloween!)
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Arrested Development may get another lease on life on the small screen: EW has confirmed that the producers of Arrested Development – the critically-acclaimed but short-lived comedy from Mitchell Hurwitz — are in talks with Showtime and Netflix about airing a limited number of original episodes that will update fans on the Bluth clan.
Hurwitz told attendees at the New Yorker Festival Sunday… Continue reading Netflix, Showtime looking at new ‘Arrested Development’ limited series