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‘Planet Earth’ Follow-up ‘Our Planet’ Coming to Netflix in 2019

‘Planet Earth’ Follow-up ‘Our Planet’ Coming to Netflix in 2019

By Josh Wolford April 15, 2015

Netflix has nabbed the exclusive rights to Planet Earth‘s follow-up. It’s called Our Planet, and it’s a four-year project that’ll premiere in 2019. Our Planet “will take viewers into never-before-filmed wilderness areas from the ice caps and deep ocean to …

Film Takes On Yelp Extortion Claims Film Takes On Yelp Extortion Claims

Well, it was probably only a matter of time. Someone is making a documentary about Yelp and its alleged “extortion” practices. It’s called Billion Dollar Bully, and it’s raising funds on Kickstarter as we speak. Would you be interested in …

Leonardo DiCaprio, Netflix Make Documentary Deal Leonardo DiCaprio, Netflix Make Documentary Deal

After a highly successful first date, Netflix and Leonardo DiCaprio have decided to take their relationship to the next level. The streaming company has inked a deal with the actor/producer and his production company Appian Way for a multi-year run …

Netflix Releases Trailer For ‘My Own Man’ Netflix Releases Trailer For ‘My Own Man’

Netflix released a new trailer for documentary My Own Man, which is executive produced by Edward Norton. As you can see from the trailer, Norton also appears in the film. Netflix announced last month that it would exclusively premiere the …

Nina Simone Netflix Documentary Gets Standing Ovation at Sundance Nina Simone Netflix Documentary Gets Standing Ovation at Sundance

Netflix’s new documentary about the life of singer Nina Simone is off to a strong start, receiving high praise from the audience at the Sundance Film Festival. The film, What Happened, Miss Simone?, received a standing ovation and the praise …

Oscar Nominations: Netflix Scores One with ‘Virunga’ Oscar Nominations: Netflix Scores One with ‘Virunga’

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences have just announced the Oscar nominations, and Netflix has grabbed itself one. Virunga, a film about endangered gorillas at Virunga National Park in the eastern Congo, has been nominated for Best Documentary …

Netflix Acquires Edward Norton-Produced Doc ‘My Own Man’ Netflix Acquires Edward Norton-Produced Doc ‘My Own Man’

Netflix announced that it will exclusively premiere My Own Man, a documentary from executive producer Edward Norton, on March 6. The film was written, produced and directed by David Sampliner (Dirty Work). The description is as follows: When director Sampliner …

Netflix Announces Original Nina Simone Documentary Netflix Announces Original Nina Simone Documentary

Netflix has really been making a name for itself when it comes to acquiring and releasing high-quality documentary features. In fact, thanks to the service, people have never had such easy access to such a plethora of this kind of …

Netflix Original Documentary ‘Virunga’ Getting Oscar Buzz Netflix Original Documentary ‘Virunga’ Getting Oscar Buzz

Last year, Netflix Original documentary The Square was getting a lot of Oscar buzz, and it ultimately got a nomination, though it didn’t win the award. It did acquire The Lady in Number 6, which won the documentary short category. …

Netflix Gives E-Team A Release Date Netflix Gives E-Team A Release Date

Netflix announced the release date for E-Team, which it’s dubbed a Netflix original. As you can see from the image above, it won the cinematography award for a U.S. documentary at Sundance (among other things). The documentary will debut across …

Netflix’s 3D Printing Doc ‘Print the Legend’ Lands Sept. 26 Netflix’s 3D Printing Doc ‘Print the Legend’ Lands Sept. 26

Netflix’s has finally given its new original documentary on the exploding 3D printing industry a definite release date. Print the Legend, which Netflix will release both in theaters and on its streaming platform, will be available on September 26th. Here’s …

Netflix Acquires Streaming Rights To Documentary ‘Virunga’ Netflix Acquires Streaming Rights To Documentary ‘Virunga’

Netflix has reportedly acquired exclusive streaming rights to another documentary – Virunga, which is about endangered gorillas at Virunga National Park in the eastern Congo. Variety shares comments from Netflix: “Combining compelling filmmaking with a captivating real-life subject, ‘Virunga’ will …

Chelsea Handler Lands Big Deal With Netflix

Chelsea Handler has landed a big deal with Netflix and she has signed on the dotted line for not only her own late night show starting in 2016, but four documentaries and a stand-up special, too, which she just recently …

Atari Landfill Excavation Will Have an Audience

In 1983 the video game industry crashed in the U.S. One of the most legendary tales from that period involved Atari‘s rushed video game adaptation of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. Atari had allegedly manufactured a far too ambitious number of cartridges …

Netflix Acquires 3D Printing Documentary ‘Print The Legend’ Netflix Acquires 3D Printing Documentary ‘Print The Legend’

Netflix announced today that it has acquired 3D printing documentary Print the Legend, which won the Special Jury Recognition Award for Editing & Storytelling in the Documentary Feature Competition at SXSW this year. Netflix describes the film: The Netflix original …

‘The Lady In Number 6′ Gets Netflix Its First Oscar ‘The Lady In Number 6′ Gets Netflix Its First Oscar

The Lady In Number 6: Music Saved My Life won the Oscar for documentary short on Sunday evening. While Netflix hasn’t yet made any official announcements about the film, multiple reports last week, indicate that Netflix acquired it. The film …

Netflix Acquires Another Oscar-Nominated Film: ‘The Lady In Number 6′ Netflix Acquires Another Oscar-Nominated Film: ‘The Lady In Number 6′

Netflix has reportedly acquired its second Oscar-nominated documentary with short The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life. The film is nominated for the Documentary Short Subject category, and is up against CaveDigger, Facing Fear, Karama Has No Walls, …