In its continuing efforts to become less dependent on other companies (i.e., movie and television studios) for its content, Netflix is seeking to create more original content. Earlier this year, the company rolled out House of Cards and the revived Arrested Development, and now they’ve struck a deal with DreamWorks Animation. Which gives them new content and, perhaps more importantly, increased name recognition with younger viewers.
ELSEWHERE: More Original Material Is Coming From Netflix
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