South Korea’s pop culture boosts Netflix’s growth

NEW YORK: A new report has stated that South Korea has become Netflix’s biggest source of growth in the international markets. According to Netflix, 46% of its net new global paid customers in the third quarter came from the Asia

Netflix stops offering free trials to US viewers

SAN FRANCISCO: Netflix, the world’s largest streaming service, said stopped offering free trials for potential subscribers in the United States. “We’re looking at different marketing promotions in the U.S. to attract new members and give them a great Netflix experience”,

Netflix releases ‘Bad Boy Billionaires’ in India after legal row

MUMBAI: Netflix has released three episodes of its series about four Indian tycoons facing fraud allegations after a state court lifted an injunction. The ‘Bad Boy Billionaires: India’ documentary series about liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya, Subrata Roy of the Sahara

Netflix series ‘Delhi Crime’ nominated for Int’l Emmy Awards

MUMBAI: Netflix original series Delhi Crime has been nominations for India as part of 2020 International Emmy Awards. International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences made the announcement while Amazon Prime’s Four More Shots and actor Arjun Mathur of Made

Hamza Ali Abbasi cancels Netflix subscription over ‘Cuties’ film controversy

NEW YORK: Famous Pakistani actor Hamza Ali Abbasi has canceled his Netflix subscription over the controversial movie ‘Cuties’. Taking to Twitter, Hamza Ali Abbasi while attaching a confirmation of his cancelled subscription of Netflix wrote that despite global condemnation, Netflix

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle sign Netflix deal

LOS ANGELES: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle officially launched their new Hollywood careers after signing a deal with Netflix to produce films and series. The couple who quit the British royal family and moved to California this year already have

7 Top Picks On Netflix To Watch This Month

There are a number of amazing and some long-awaited titles dropping this September on Netflix that one cannot wait to watch. Check out the top picks of shows and movies to watch on Netflix in September 2020:  1) Enola Releasing

Netflix announces cast for Pinocchio animated musical film

LOS ANGELES: Netflix has announced the cast for the new Pinocchio stop-motion animated musical to be directed by Oscar-winner Guillermo del Toro. The streaming site said that newcomer Gregory Mann will assume the title role along with Ewan McGregor as

Hasan Minhaj announces end of Netflix’s ‘Patriot Act’

LOS ANGELES: Comedian Hasan Minhaj’s popular talk show ‘Patriot Act’ will not be returning on streaming service Netflix. The comedian shared the news of the show’s end on Twitter, expressing his gratitude to all those who worked on it. “What

Netflix announces ‘Money Heist’ for final fifth season

LOS ANGLES: Netflix has renewed the popular Spanish drama series ‘Money Heist’ for a fifth season. The streaming giant revealed the news on its official social media handles regarding the final season which will also be the series’ final season.

Netflix show ‘Indian Matchmaking’ gains immese popularity in Pakistan

MUMBAI: A new Netflix show, Indian Matchmaking, has not just created a huge buzz in India but has become immensely popular in Pakistan and one of the top ten shows on the streaming site. The eight-part docuseries features elite Indian

Barack Obama will be first guest on Michelle’s new podcast

CHICAGO: Michelle Obama has revealed that her husband and former US president Barrack would be the first guest on her new podcast starting later this month. ‘The Michelle Obama Podcast’ will be exclusively broadcast on Spotify from 29th July and

‘A Suitable Boy’ adaptation heads to Netflix

LONDON: The adaptation of Indian author Vikram Seth’s novel ‘A Suitable Boy’ has made its way to Netflix. The series will air later this month in the UK and a year later on the streaming giant. It is being directed

Netflix to screen Kristen Stewart’s lockdown short movie

NEW YORK: Netflix has announced a short film starring Kristen Stewart during the COVID-19 lockdown that will be streamed next week. The results, made with whatever equipment and family members were close at hand, will be streamed next week. Hollywood

DiCaprio teams up for film version of Netflix documentary

LOS ANGELES: Leonardo DiCaprio is teaming up on film version of the Oscar-nominated documentary ‘Virunga’ about saving the endangered mountain gorillas in Congo. Barry Jenkins, who won an adapted screenplay Oscar for film ‘Moonlight’, will write the script for the

Netflix to adopt Italian novel ‘The Lying Life of Adults’

CALIFORNIA: Netflix has announced to adopt the new Italian novel named, ‘The Lying Life of Adults,’ into a television series. The series will be produced in partnership with Italian production company Fandango, whose founder Domenico Procacci worked on the television

Five shows cancelled by Netflix this year

NEW YORK: Netflix has cancelled its five major series even the shows had the potential to become blockbuster favorites. Picking a series to watch on Netflix and binge-watching it has become a normal routine as most people are forced to

‘Extraction’ set to become Netflix’s biggest movie

LONDON: Actor Chris Hemsworth’s movie ‘Extraction’, which released in April is on track to nab 90 million households in its first month of availability. Movie Extraction is said to Netflix’s biggest launch ever that would be a larger viewership than

Michelle Obama’s documentary to premiere on Netflix

LOS ANGELES: A documentary portrait of Michelle Obama titled Becoming will premiere on Netflix next week, the streaming company has announced. The film described as “an intimate look into the life of former first lady Michelle Obama” chronicles her 34-city

Netflix sees record subscriptions during pandemic lockdowns

LOS ANGELES: Netflix reported soaring profits as subscriptions surged by almost 16 million at the streaming television service during lockdowns to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Netflix made a profit of $709 million on revenue of $5.8 billion

Netflix increases relief fund for production workers

LOS ANGELES: Netflix has increased the amount of money in its coronavirus emergency relief fund by $50 million, bringing the total for displaced production workers to $150 million. Film and TV production has been shut down around the world as

Netflix drops season four of hit series ‘Money Heist’

Netflix has released the fourth season of the popular Spanish series, La Casa De Papel, better known as Money Heist. The show became an instant hit after it was picked up by the streaming service. There were more than 34

Netflix stops production on all shows and movies

NEW YORK: Netflix has halted production on all TV shows and films in the US and Canada for at least two weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak. The streaming service confirmed the measure was being taken “due to government restrictions

Netflix teams with six Japanese creators to produce anime originals

TOKYO: Netflix announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with six Japanese creators to develop original anime shows for fans around the world, as part of the company’s continued effort to build on its anime originals with deep creative roots

Netflix launches Top 10 daily lists of most popular titles

Netflix said it is expanding the rollout of a Top 10 listing that will show its subscribers the most-watched titles each day on the streaming site. The streaming service said in a blog post that it had been experimenting with

Jennifer Lawrence to star in Netflix comedy

NEW YORK: Jennifer Lawrence will star in the comedy ‘Don’t Look Up’ for Netflix as the streaming giant announced that it acquired the project. Adam McKay wrote the script and will direct the film about two low-level astronomers who go

Al Pacino is a Nazi hunter in new Amazon series

Al Pacino is appearing in Amazon’s new series Hunters where the actor plays a wealthy Holocaust survivor leading a covert gang of assassins, tracking and killing hundreds of former high-ranking Nazi officials that are living in secret in 1970s New

Netflix to end ‘The Crown’ series after Season 5

Netflix’s hit drama series “The Crown” about the British royal family will end earlier than expected and has revealed its next and last queen. The show’s creator and show-runner Peter Morgan had said he expected to create six seasons, but

Japanese animated Studio Ghibli films to hit Netflix

LOS ANGELES: Animated films from Japan’s famous Studio Ghibli, including Oscar winner “Spirited Away”, are coming to Netflix. Twenty-one films from Japan’s animation studio, co-founded by animator Hayao Miyazaki, will be made available in batches between February and April. Netflix

Top 10 Mobile Apps Of 2019 That Made Life More Easy

Technology apps have come on strong in recent years. These apps are one that accelerates or supports daily life routines. There are top ten mobile apps used mostly in the year 2019 that are mentioned below: Uber: Uber is the