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Netflix breaks the bank for new Will Smith, David Ayer film

Written by Andre Yoskowitz @ 20 Mar 2016 12:15 User comments (1)

Netflix breaks the bank for new Will Smith, David Ayer film

According to Deadline, Netflix will pay $90 million for the new R-rated thriller 'Bright' starring Will Smith - far and away its largest deal to date.
Bright is a fantasy thriller that has Smith partnered with Joel Edgerton and the film is directed by David Ayer (Suicide Squad) with a script by Max Landis (American Ultra).

Netflix had bidding rivals in Warner Bros., MGM, and PalmStar, although it is clear Netflix was willing to overpay.

For their money, Netflix gets a high-profile director and actor and the potential for millions of new subscribers paying $8.99 per month.

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121.3.2016 05:51

Joel's come a long way.


Its a lot easier being righteous than right.

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