Netflix May Produce Original Series

  • March 16, 2011
Netflix Inc. is in advanced talks to distribute a forthcoming television series directed by David Fincher and starring Kevin Spacey, according to sources, reports The Wall Street Journal. The discussions for the series -- a political drama called "House of Cards" based on a British miniseries -- is part of a push by Netflix to secure more original shows that will run initially on Netflix's streaming Internet service before any other outlet carried it. But Media Rights Capital would be free to make arrangements for later broadcast or DVD sales.

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