International Insider: Netflix’s Dahl Deal; Johnny Depp Blasts Cancel Culture; Brits Dominate Emmys; Roger Michell Obit

International Insider: Netflix’s Dahl Deal; Johnny Depp Blasts Cancel Culture; Brits Dominate Emmys; Roger Michell Obit
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A World Of Pure Imagination

Golden ticket: Netflix landed the big one this week, wrapping up a deal to acquire the full Roald Dahl catalogue of stories, marking one of the streamer’s most significant acquisitions to date and one that the company was understood to have been chasing voraciously. The agreement extends a partnership that began in 2018, initially only covering animated adaptations, with projects to date including Taika Waititi and Phil Johnston’s upcoming series based on the world of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and an adaptation of Matilda The Musical with Sony and Working Title.

Franchise potential: Financial details weren’t disclosed but general consensus seems to be that this was a
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