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Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 05/20/19

The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. ‘Shazam!’ tops the chart this week, followed by ‘Avengers: Endgame’. ‘Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ completes the top three. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak » http://bit.ly/2LW1nBf
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Anime drives streaming in Japan

Market share in Japan’s streaming sector is up for the taking. According to marketing firm GEM Partners, NTT Docomo’s dTV was the leader in 2018 with a share of 13.7%, but the figure is nearly half that of 2016. For Netflix, it held sixth place at 8.9%, up from 7.1% the year before. – Brett Bull, The Star Online » http://bit.ly/2LNR95L

Will Smith, Queen Latifah to Produce Hip-Hop Romeo and Juliet Story for Netflix

The film is described as a contemporary musical take on William Shakespeare’s tragedy set against the urban rhythms of New York. The love story follows a young waitress from the streets of Brooklyn and an aspiring musician from a wealthy family whose unconventional romance forces them to confront their life choices. – Mia Galuppo, The Hollywood Reporter » http://bit.ly/2JHMnUE

Beyonce’s ‘Homecoming’ Premiere on Netflix Drew 1.1 Million U.S. Viewers, Nielsen Says

On its premiere date (April 17), the concert film on Netflix reached 1.1 million U.S. viewers and garnered an average minute audience of 828,000 viewers, according to Nielsen. The film — following Beyoncé and her performance at 2018 Coachella, which paid homage to America’s historically black colleges and universities — received a similar average minute viewing audience over the course of the next few days heading into the April 20-21 weekend. – Todd Spangler, Variety » http://bit.ly/2Eb0jD1

Netflix’s Loss of Marvel Movies May Hurt Subscriber Growth, Poll Finds

Some 22 percent of Americans in the new poll said they’d cancel their Netflix subscription if Disney’s Marvel Studios films (like Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War) were removed from the platform. And 20 percent said they’d drop the streamer if Lucasfilm’s Star Wars movies left the service. – Erik Hayden, The Hollywood Reporter » http://bit.ly/2vXnL2j

‘Invader Zim’ and ‘Rocko’s Modern Life’ movies are coming to Netflix

Netflix has revealed it will release two movies based on beloved Nickelodeon animated shows this summer. Viacom said in its earnings call last week it had sold the rights to Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling and Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus to the streaming giant, which has at last given fans an indication of when they can see the films. – Kris Holtz Engadget » https://engt.co/2Ho4TyJ
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