Netflix’s A-list stars like Brad Pitt and Will Smith defend its role in the movie industry
|05/23/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Netflix is locked in a war with movie traditionalists, and its A-list stars like Will Smith and Brad Pitt are coming to the streaming giant’s defense.
Netflix seemed to be making progress in its frosty relationship with the movie establishment when it got two films into Cannes this year, Boon Joon-Ho’s “Okja” and Noah Baumbach’s “The Meyerowitz Stories.”
But then Cannes decided to tweak its competition rules, after this year, as a result of the backlash toward the inclusion of the Netflix titles. Going forward, films will only qualify if they have a theatrical release in France (it’s unclear whether those two read more >>>