Posted Mon Jan 26, 2015 at 09:30 AM PST by Steven Cohen
The indie filmmakers are teaming up with the streaming service for a slew of new movies.
At the Sundance Film Festival, Netflix and the Duplass Brothers have announced a new four-picture deal. As part of the agreement, Netflix will fund four movies that will be produced by the filmmaking duo.
While exact titles have not been detailed yet, the upcoming low budget films will all receive short theatrical releases before they make their exclusive streaming premiere on Netflix. Jay and Mark Duplass have produced several indie hits including 'The Puffy Chair,' 'Cyrus,' 'Jeff Who Lives at Home,' 'Safety Not Guaranteed,' and 'Your Sister's Sister.' The duo recently created the HBO original series, 'Togetherness.' Netflix previously signed an exclusive four-picture deal with Adam Sandler as well.
A monthly Netflix subscription currently starts at $7.99 for SD streaming, $8.99 for HD streaming, and $11.99 for Ultra HD streaming. The service is available on a variety of smart TVs and media players, including the Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Roku 3, Apple TV and Chromecast.
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