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Sandra Bullock Re-Teams With Netflix to Produce Sci-Fi Movie ‘Reborn’

“Reborn,” written by Mark Millar and Greg Capullo, centers on an elderly woman who dies in a Manhattan hospital only to find herself reborn in the afterlife world of Adystria, where good and evil are waging an eternal war amid dragons. She then sets off on a quest to find her late husband. – Dave Mcnary, Variety » http://bit.ly/2WbjELH
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‘The Expanse’ season three streams on Amazon Prime Video February 8th

Amazon announced today that the third season of sci-fi series The Expanse will be available for Prime members to stream starting February 8th. The first two seasons of the show, which originally aired on Syfy, are already available to watch on Amazon’s streaming platform. Amazon has a fourth season of the show planned that will be available later this year. – AJ Dellinger, Engadget » https://engt.co/2FSg9UX

Hulu losses drag Disney as DTC push approaches

[In] the Direct-to-Consumer & International business line, losses from equity investees increased $159 million from a loss of $421 million to a loss of $580 million primarily due to a higher loss from investment in Hulu. The higher loss at Hulu was said to be driven by higher programming, labour and marketing costs, partially offset by growth in subscription and advertising revenue. – Joseph O’Halloran, Rapid TV News » http://bit.ly/2W9vTs6

Netflix subscribers show growing sensitivity to price increases

At an increase of $1 per month, 8% of Netflix subscribers say they would downgrade their plan, with 8% saying they would cancel service altogether. At an increase of $3 per month, the rate of likely cancellations doubled, while the rate of likely downgrades nearly tripled. At an increase of $5 per month, the rate of likely cancellation increased another six points (38%), while the rate of likely downgrade increased only three points (17%). – Joseph O’Halloran, Rapid TV News » http://bit.ly/2DfwrFv

LUCASFILM STEPS IN! ORDERS THEM TO REMOVE CLAIM! JUSTICE!!

Star Wars Theory has announced that Lucasfilm has stepped in and removed the copyright claim on his greenlit fan film. Just a day after SWT posted a video with Warner Chappell’s rogue response to the claim, threatening the popular YouTube channel with removal of the video. In his post, SWT thanked everyone that shared his plight and made his story trend enough to get the attention of Lucasfilm. – Michael Whay, Streaming-TV » https://youtu.be/5wn2jYlmvy4
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