Netflix has dismissed as “pure speculation” media reports that British actress Imelda Staunton would portray Queen Elizabeth in future seasons of “The Crown”, saying it was filming the fourth series and had yet to commission future instalments.
Netflix said on Thursday it would make changes to maps in a documentary that showed German Nazi death camps inside the borders of modern Poland, after Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki pressed the streaming and production company to act.
Walt Disney Co’s popular theme parks and a remake of “The Lion King” pushed earnings past Wall Street targets on Thursday, and the company spent less than it had projected on its big plunge into streaming entertainment.
In 2013, Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) shook up television by delivering 13 episodes of “House of Cards” in one batch, a move that helped popularize streaming video and fueled a culture of binge watching.
Netflix Inc added slightly more paying subscribers than Wall Street expected in the third quarter, a relief to investors who had worried the company might fall short just as Disney and Apple prepare to ramp up the streaming video wars.