The latest episode of The Streaming Wars discusses the Emmy nominations, the latest batch of licensing deals at Universal, and the future of the theatrical model.

News Rundown
Netflix:
‘Hard Cell’: ‘Doctor Who’ Star Catherine Tate Lands Netflix Prison Comedy Series: https://deadline.com/2021/06/hard-cell-catherine-tate-netflix-1234783972/
Adam Robitel & Gavin Heffernan Set Up Thriller Series At Netflix With Darren Aronofsky’s Protozoa Pictures: https://deadline.com/2021/06/adam-robitel-gavin-heffernan-thriller-series-netflix-darren-aronofsky-protozoa-pictures-1234784231/
‘Castlevania’ Animation Studio Powerhouse Inks First-Look Deal With Netflix: https://deadline.com/2021/06/powerhouse-animation-first-look-deal-netflix-castlevania-masters-of-the-universe-1234784152/
Greg Berlanti & Sarah Schechter Form Movie Partnership With Netflix: https://deadline.com/2021/07/greg-berlanti-sarah-schechter-netflix-movie-partnership-1234786801/
Zack Snyder To Direct Sci-Fi Pic ‘Rebel Moon’ For Netflix: https://deadline.com/2021/07/zack-snyder-rebel-moon-netflix-1234787164/
Shonda Rhimes Extends Deal With Netflix, Adds Feature Films & Gaming To Pact: https://deadline.com/2021/07/shonda-rhimes-extends-deal-with-netflix-adds-feature-films-gaming-1234788724/
‘When They See Us’ Scribe Michael Starrbury Inks Overall Deal With Netflix: https://deadline.com/2021/07/michael-starrbury-when-they-see-us-overall-deal-netflix-1234788875/
‘Fatherhood’ Producers Higher Ground & Temple Hill Reteam For ‘Blackout’ Film & TV Series In Works At Netflix: https://deadline.com/2021/07/fatherhood-producers-higher-ground-temple-hill-reteam-for-blackout-film-tv-series-in-works-at-netflix-1234791223/
Netflix Orders 3 Seasons Of ‘CoComelon Lane’ Animated Preschool Series & Specials: https://deadline.com/2021/07/netflix-orders-3-seasons-cocomelon-lane-animated-preschool-series-specials-little-baby-bum-1234791577/
Universal Animation Movies Hammer Post Peacock Multi-Year Pay Window With Netflix: https://deadline.com/2021/07/universal-animation-movies-hammer-post-peacock-multi-year-pay-window-with-netflix-1234791655/

Prime Video:
Janine Nabers Strikes Overall Deal With Amazon, Sets Hacking Drama ‘Syd’ At Streamer: https://deadline.com/2021/06/janine-nabers-overall-deal-amazon-developing-tech-drama-syd-1234784412/
Amazon Prime Video & IMDb TV Ink Movie Licensing Deal With Universal: https://deadline.com/2021/07/amazon-prime-video-imdb-tv-universal-licensing-deal-1234788103/
‘The Tomorrow War 2’: Amazon & Skydance Already In Talks For Sequel Reteaming With Chris Pratt, Director Chris McKay & More: https://deadline.com/2021/07/chris-pratt-tomorrow-war-2-amazon-skydance-in-talks-1234788748/
‘The Villainess’ TV Adaptation In The Works At Amazon From Francisca Hu, Skybound Entertainment & Next Entertainment World: https://deadline.com/2021/07/the-villainess-tv-adaptation-amazon-francisca-hu-skybound-1234788952/
Arsenal Set To Be Subject Of Amazon’s Next ‘All Or Nothing’ Doc: https://deadline.com/2021/07/arsenal-amazon-all-or-nothing-doc-1234789310/
James Corden & Sally Hawkins To Star In Comedy Drama Series ‘Mammals’ From Jez Butterworth For Amazon: https://deadline.com/2021/07/james-corden-sally-hawkins-comedy-drama-series-mammals-jez-butterworth-amazon-1234790641/

Hulu:
Eugenio Derbez Lionsgate Romantic Comedy ‘The Valet’ Acquired By Hulu & Disney+: https://deadline.com/2021/07/eugenio-derbez-lionsgate-romantic-comedy-the-valet-acquired-by-hulu-disney-1234786580/

Apple TV+:
‘City On Fire’ Drama From Josh Schwartz & Stephanie Savage Gets Apple Series Order: https://deadline.com/2021/06/city-on-fire-drama-josh-schwartz-stephanie-savage-apple-series-order-1234784414/
Misha Green Inks Overall Deal With Apple Post ‘Lovecraft Country’ Cancellation: https://deadline.com/2021/07/misha-green-apple-overall-deal-lovecraft-country-hbo-1234789571/
Apple Exploring Streaming NFL’s Sunday Ticket Games On Apple TV+: https://deadline.com/2021/07/apple-nfl-streaming-sunday-ticket-games-apple-tv-plus-1234789736/

Disney+:
Disney Claims $215M+ WW Victory At The B.O. & Disney+ Premier With ‘Black Widow’ Weekend: Will Distrib Model Endanger A Movie’s Life Cycle?: https://deadline.com/2021/07/black-widow-opening-weekend-box-office-1234789473/
Disney+ & Nat Geo Continue To Drink From Well Of UK Nature Shows With Plimsoll’s ‘Supernatural Planet’: https://deadline.com/2021/07/disney-nat-geo-supernatural-plimsoll-productions-1234791497/

HBO Max:
‘Gossip Girl’ Reboot HBO Max’s Most-Watched Original Series Over Launch Weekend, Streamer Says: https://deadline.com/2021/07/gossip-girl-reboot-hbo-maxs-most-watched-original-series-over-launch-weekend-streamer-says-1234790816/

Peacock:
Peacock Will Become Pay-One Partner For All Universal Pics After HBO Deal Expiration At Year’s End: https://deadline.com/2021/07/peacock-will-become-pay-one-partner-for-all-universal-pics-after-hbo-deal-expiration-at-years-end-1234787069/
‘Bridgerton’: The Dating Format? Peacock Orders Regency-Style Courting Competition ‘Pride & Prejudice: An Experiment In Romance’: https://deadline.com/2021/07/bridgerton-peacock-orders-regency-style-courting-competition-pride-prejudice-an-experiment-in-romance-1234787272/

Discovery+:
Discovery+ To Blast Off With ‘Last Exit: Space’ From Werner Herzog, Rudolph Herzog: https://deadline.com/2021/06/discovery-documentary-last-exit-space-ep-narrator-werner-herzog-director-rudolph-herzog-news-1234784288/

Niche Streaming Services:
Disney To Hike Price For ESPN+ By A Dollar A Month In August; Bundle, UFC PPV Costs To Remain Unchanged: https://deadline.com/2021/07/disney-to-hike-price-for-espn-by-a-dollar-a-month-in-august-bundle-ufc-ppv-costs-to-remain-unchanged-1234790850/

Other Streaming News:
Emmys: HBO & HBO Max Combine Nominations To Edge Netflix As Disney & Apple Make Major Awards Statement: https://deadline.com/2021/07/streaming-services-hbo-hbo-max-win-nominations-emmys-2021-hbo-max-apple-disney-netflix-1234791039/

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