"Squid Game: The Challenge" will feature 456 real-life players competing in "Squid Game"-inspired games. Casting for the show is now open.
While the streaming company is currently in the early stages of development, its efforts are concentrated on unscripted content and live events.
Netflix said the positions represent 2% of the streaming company’s total workforce, which includes nearly 11,000 employees. Most of the employees were U.S.-based.
The iconic comedian originally planned to film the special in front of a live audience, but COVID-19 had other plans.
Netflix is open to a lower-price tier with advertising as the company grapples with a drop in subscribers. Other looming changes include minimizing password sharing.
Netflix says it is testing a new feature for its members in Chile, Costa Rica and Peru, requiring users to add “sub accounts” for up to two people they don’t live with — and it will come at a cost.
Stranger Things” season 4 will be released in two parts, Netflix announced — and season 5 will be the last.
Netflix subscribers will see a higher monthly bill after the latest price increase.
Some Netflix workers on Wednesday participated in a walkout in protest of comedian Dave Chappelle’s new special "The Closer." Critics say the new special is offensive to transgender people and has the potential to instigate real-life violence.
"Squid Game" has become Netflix's biggest show ever, topping "Bridgerton" in the most views since its debut.
Netflix has decided to release a new original movie every week this year.
While current Netflix subscribers will see the new prices roll out over the next couple weeks, new subscribers will have to pay the updated fees starting Oct. 29.
A teaser trailer for the series was released by the streaming giant on Tuesday and the black-and-white visual shows Selena gracing the stage as she sings “Como La Flor.”
Netflix has confirmed that popular shows and movies, such as "Stranger Things," "Bird Box," "The Two Popes" and others, will be available to non-subscribers for free.
A judge Thursday dismissed charges against four social workers who were accused of failing to protect an 8-year-old Antelope Valley boy whose mother and her boyfriend were convicted of his May 2013 torture death.
The Google Chrome app enables Netflix users to chat about their favorites shows and movies in real time.