Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) To Create A Thriller Series

Posted by Kristi Scott October 15, 2013 0 Comment 1584 views


Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) announced that it has signed a deal with Sony and they will be creating a new thriller series. This series will be available for online streaming and even on DVDs as well. The main motive behind this series is to get more subscribers.

Todd Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler will together be creating this new thriller series. They released a joint statement that they are extremely excited to create an original series for the popular company, Netflix. They had also created the extremely successful series “Damages”.  The production for the first season that will comprise of 13 episodes will begin early next year.

The series is unnamed as no title has been finalized yet. It will be broadcasted exclusively on Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX). The series will basically revolve around the bonds that tie parents, children and siblings. There will be a lot of drama and the series will have blend of various emotions including jealousy, betrayal and even rivalry. No official statements have been given regarding how much Netflix will be paying to get exclusive distributions rights for the show. Of late, Netflix has been trying to get rights for different original and creative programs as it wishes to become the top on-demand streaming channel.

The vice president of original content at Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) was absolutely delighted to share the news. He is hopeful that this thriller related to family drama is likely to keep the viewers on the edge of their seat and it is sure to bring in better revenues for the firm too.

Recently, the House of Cards which is aired on Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has been a huge hit and it was also nominated for 2013 Emmy awards in the best drama category. Netflix Inc believes that it is original programming that can help it in revving up the net subscriber count and thereby aid in greater revenues.



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