Netflix greenlights Ansari comedy

Streaming service Netflix has given the greenlight to an untitled comedy series from stand-up and comic actor Aziz Ansari. Ansari, who has starred in a number of Netflix stand-up specials, co-created the show with Parks and Recreation’s Alan Yang. They will executive produce alongside Michael Schur, David Miner and Dave Becky. Parks and Rec producer […]

Netflix Japan launch confirmed

Netflix is to launching in Japan later this year, as the streamer’s global expansion strategy gathers pace. Japanese consumers will be able to subscribe to the SVOD platform from the autumn in HD and 4K on certain platforms. At launch Netflix Japan will include the upcoming Marvel superhero series Daredevil (new trailer below), The Wachowski’s Sense8 […]

Netflix sets sail with Marco Polo original series

Netflix has ordered a new original series, based on the adventures of Marco Polo, to bow in all Netflix territories in late 2014. The series was originally developed at Starz, with the project ordered straight to series in January 2012, but production complications in China put paid to Starz’ involvement with the project. Starz released […]