Netflix launches new original series for international territories
Editor | 06-03-2014
Still basking in the success of House of Cards, Netflix has launched another original series From Dusk Till Dawn exclusively for members in Canada, Ireland, Netherlands, Nordics, UK and Latin America.
Beginning 12 March, apart from Latin America where shows arrive a week later, episodes will arrive weekly in Europe and Canada within 24 hours of their US broadcast.
The offer is a joint venture between the over-the-top (OTT) leader in association with Miramax, El Rey Network and FactoryMade Ventures. The series is based on the cult-classic film of the same name, the series marks action auteur Robert Rodriguez’s first foray into serialised drama.
“We’re thrilled to premiere From Dusk Till Dawn: A Netflix Original Series exclusively in our international markets,” commented Ted Sarandos, chief content officer at Netflix. “Robert Rodriguez is an amazing storyteller and we think our members will love his thrill-ride TV adaptation of the cult-classic.”
Rodriguez, chairman and founder of El Rey Network, added: “I am excited about working with Netflix and Miramax to build an international audience for our series. This property has always resonated for viewers around the globe and we believe that it will be just as relevant for this new generation of fans.”