BARBARIANS break Netflix viewer record – Gaumont will produce second season

Over 37 million households worldwide switched on BARBARIANS in the first four weeks. That’s a new record for the first season of a non-English-speaking Netflix series, the internet streaming service announced today. Gaumont and the high-end production BARBAREN are still on the road to success: Netflix has already commissioned the production company to continue the captivating story about the historic battle in the Teutoburg Forest.

Jazwares to Produce ‘Do, Re & Mi’ Toy Line

Jazwares will create a toy line inspired by Amazon Studios and Gaumont’s “Do, Re & Mi,” an upcoming animated series for preschoolers that follows the musical adventures of three best birdie buddies and features the voice talents of Kristen Bell, Jackie Tohn and more.

Watch the Trailer For Stillwater, a New Apple TV+ Show About 3 Kids’ Friendships With a Wise Panda

Apple TV+ is bringing a preschool book series to life this December! Stillwater, which is based on author Jon J Muth’s Zen Shorts, follows young siblings Karl, Addy, and Michael, who live next door to a panda named Stillwater (James Sie). They each build a friendship with Stillwater, who teaches them about life and the world around them but also helps to guide them through their difficult feelings.

Netflix has renewed Barbarians for a second season.

Netflix has renewed Barbarians, a German historical action series set during the Roman period, for a second season. The series, produced by Gaumont Germany, is proving popular in Germany and internationally, Netflix said.

Gaumont partners with ZDF to produce six-part event miniseries “Westwall”

“Westwall” is a six-part event mini-series currently being developed for ZDF, produced by Gaumont GmbH. Based on the novel by the same name by Benedikt Gollhardt, who also wrote the screenplay as creative producer, Isa Prahl stages the breathless thriller about the unusual love story of Julia (Emma Bading) and Nick (Jannik Schümann), who are embroiled in a right-wing extremist conspiracy.

Netflix’s ‘Narcos: Mexico’ Rounds Out Season 3 Cast

The new players join returning star Scoot McNairy when the drug cartel series picks up in 1990s Mexico, following the exit of star Diego Luna. Luis Gerardo Méndez, Alberto Guerra, Luisa Rubino and Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio “Bad Bunny,” join the cast of Narcos: Mexico Season 3.

‘Narcos: Mexico’ Renewed for Season 3 at Netflix With New Showrunner

Narcos: Mexico has been renewed for a third season at the streaming giant, with showrunner Eric Newman stepping aside in its return. Co-creator Carlo Bernard, who has been an executive producer since the drug cartel franchise launched in 2015, will step into the showrunner role as Newman focuses on his other upcoming projects at Netflix via his overall deal with the streamer.

Lucia Puenzo, Gaumont Strike Multi-Project Development Pact

Argentina’s preeminent writer-director Lucia Puenzo, who has proven her showrunner chops with “La Jauria” for Amazon Prime and eco-thriller series “Cromo,” has partnered with Gaumont, the producers of Netflix mega-hit “Narcos,” in a multi-project development deal. Among the projects in the pact is “Futuro Desierto,” a near-future, dystopian thriller that turns on a robotics engineer who moves with his family to an isolated town in Patagonia where he is ordered to test the first humanoid robots in secret.

‘Narcos’ Will Stream for Free on Pluto TV

ViacomCBS’s ad-supported service won a bidding process for six months of exclusive rights to the Netflix drug-world drama. Pluto, a free online service owned by ViacomCBS Inc., has acquired the rights to “Narcos,” the popular drama about the Latin American drug trade. Pluto will offer episodes of the show starting with season one Oct. 20, with T-Mobile US Inc. as a sponsor, rolling out additional seasons through February. Pluto acquired exclusive rights to the show on advertising-supported streaming for the next six months.

‘F IS FOR FAMILY’ Renewed for Fifth & Final Season

Netflix has ordered a fifth and final season of the praised animated comedy series for premiere in 2021. Created by Bill Burr and Emmy winner Michael Price (The Simpsons) F Is For Family is set in the 1970s, a time when political correctness, helicopter parenting and indoor smoking bans weren’t part of anyone’s vocabulary, let alone the norm. Burr voices family patriarch Frank. Voice cast also includes Laura Dern, Justin Long, Debi Derryberry, Haley Reinhart and Sam Rockwell, among others.