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Writers Guild Arbitration With Netflix Yields $42M in New Residuals for Members

The Writers Guild told members on Thursday that an arbitration with Netflix over the 2018 Sandra Bullock film Bird Box has resulted in members receiving $42 million in previously unpaid residuals. A third-party arbitrator in the Bird Box case found that Netflix had underpaid residuals on the film, according to the Guild, thus awarding the […]

Author Josh Malerman Returns to ‘Bird Box’ World With Sequel to “Spotlight” Malorie

Ahead of the release of his 'Bird Box' sequel 'Malorie,' author Josh Malerman reflects on his book's success, revisiting Malorie and teases that "the process has begun" for an adaptation of the sequel.

Netflix’s Dubbing Stars: Meet the Hindi, Russian and Japanese Voices of the Streamer’s Hits

Netflix’s unprecedented global expansion (the streaming giant now has more than 152 million subscribers) has been accompanied, almost unnoticed, by a similarly unprecedented push into dubbing. Meet some of the talent providing the Russian, Japanese, Hindi and Spanish dubbing voices of the streamer's hit shows.

How Netflix Ratings Teases Lead to Talent Negotiating Leverage

Reps rejoice as they finally see some data — rather than elusive buzz?—?from Netflix to use at the negotiating table.

Canadian Parliament Wants Netflix to Pay Town at Center of Train Crash Footage in ‘Bird Box’

Canada's Parliament passed a motion Wednesday saying Netflix should compensate the people of Lac-Megantic, Quebec, for using footage of the 2013 rail disaster in their post-apocalyptic survival film, Bird Box.

Netflix Won’t Remove Footage of Real-Life Train Crash From ‘Bird Box’

Netflix's postapocalyptic survival film 'Bird Box' is drawing criticism for using footage of a real fiery train disaster, but the streaming giant has no plans to remove it.

YouTube Revises Content Guidelines After Rise of ‘Bird Box’ Challenge

In response to the 'Bird Box' challenge, in which people wear blindfolds to engage in daily activities just like Sandra Bullock's character in the Netflix thriller, YouTube has updated its policies to clearly state that challenges that have the potential to cause death or physical injury "have no place" on the platform.

Netflix’s Largest-Ever Price Hike: Why Now?

Consumers took a hit in their wallets, but Netflix investors were celebrating the streamer’s largest price hike in its two-decade history on Tuesday by bidding shares 7 percent higher to $354.64, making it a $154.7 billion company. Meanwhile, Wall Street analysts were pondering the timing of the announcement.

Rosa Salazar: From “Abbreviated” ‘Bird Box’ Role to James Cameron’s ‘Alita’

Rosa Salazar talks taking another dystopic turn in 'Bird Box' and working with James Cameron for 'Alita: Battle Angel.'

Sandra Bullock’s ‘Bird Box’ Gets Nearly 26M Viewers in First Week, Nielsen Says

'Bird Box,' Susanne Bier’s apocalyptic survival tale starring Sandra Bullock and Trevante Rhodes, attracted almost 26 million viewers in the U.S. during its first seven days on Netflix, according to the new Nielsen SVOD Content Ratings.

Jimmy Fallon, Lindsay Lohan Spoof ‘Bird Box’ in ‘Tonight Show’ Sketch

Jimmy Fallon parodied the Netflix film 'Bird Box' with Lindsay Lohan and the Roots on 'The Tonight Show.'

How ‘Bird Box’ Tweaked the Book’s Ending

The ending of the 'Bird Box' movie changed from the book. Was it for the better?