Netflix Inc mentioned on Tuesday it should launch greater than 70 films this 12 months to its U.S. clients throughout comedy, drama, household and different genres, a lineup that underscores the streaming service’s rising prominence within the movie enterprise.
The Netflix slate consists of crime thriller “Red Notice” starring Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot and Dwayne Johnson, one in all six motion films, and zombie heist movie “Army of the Dead” from director Zack Snyder. The dozen comedies embody “Don’t Look Up” with an all-star solid of Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Timothée Chalamet, Tyler Perry, Meryl Streep and others.
All however 4 of the movies might be out there to Netflix clients within the greater than 190 nations it serves. Ten of the flicks are in languages aside from English. Additional films might be launched in markets exterior the United States.
Netflix is competing for viewers with a bunch of newer streaming companies from Walt Disney Co, AT&T Inc, Comcast Corp and Apple Inc. Competition has intensified because the coronavirus pandemic has shuttered film theaters and left home-bound audiences trying to find leisure.
The Netflix tempo of releasing multiple movie per week dwarfs that of different Hollywood studios. Disney, in contrast, at the moment plans to debut roughly two dozen films this 12 months in theaters and on its Disney+ streaming service, together with 4 Marvel Studios movies and two from Pixar.
The Netflix 2021 schedule consists of 18 dramas, 9 thrillers, eight animated movies and eight romances.
Other notable titles embody musical “tick, tick…BOOM” directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda and “Bruised,” a drama that’s the first film directed by Halle Berry.Reuters