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
‘Hard Cell’: ‘Doctor Who’ Star Catherine Tate Lands Netflix Prison Comedy Series:
Adam Robitel & Gavin Heffernan Set Up Thriller Series At Netflix With Darren Aronofsky’s Protozoa Pictures:
‘Castlevania’ Animation Studio Powerhouse Inks First-Look Deal With Netflix:
Greg Berlanti & Sarah Schechter Form Movie Partnership With Netflix:
Zack Snyder To Direct Sci-Fi Pic ‘Rebel Moon’ For Netflix:
Shonda Rhimes Extends Deal With Netflix, Adds Feature Films & Gaming To Pact:
‘When They See Us’ Scribe Michael Starrbury Inks Overall Deal With Netflix:
‘Fatherhood’ Producers Higher Ground & Temple Hill Reteam For ‘Blackout’ Film & TV Series In Works At Netflix:
Netflix Orders 3 Seasons Of ‘CoComelon Lane’ Animated Preschool Series & Specials:
Universal Animation Movies Hammer Post Peacock Multi-Year Pay Window With Netflix:

Prime Video:
Janine Nabers Strikes Overall Deal With Amazon, Sets Hacking Drama ‘Syd’ At Streamer:
Amazon Prime Video & IMDb TV Ink Movie Licensing Deal With Universal:
‘The Tomorrow War 2’: Amazon & Skydance Already In Talks For Sequel Reteaming With Chris Pratt, Director Chris McKay & More:
‘The Villainess’ TV Adaptation In The Works At Amazon From Francisca Hu, Skybound Entertainment & Next Entertainment World:
Arsenal Set To Be Subject Of Amazon’s Next ‘All Or Nothing’ Doc:
James Corden & Sally Hawkins To Star In Comedy Drama Series ‘Mammals’ From Jez Butterworth For Amazon:

Eugenio Derbez Lionsgate Romantic Comedy ‘The Valet’ Acquired By Hulu & Disney+:

Apple TV+:
‘City On Fire’ Drama From Josh Schwartz & Stephanie Savage Gets Apple Series Order:
Misha Green Inks Overall Deal With Apple Post ‘Lovecraft Country’ Cancellation:
Apple Exploring Streaming NFL’s Sunday Ticket Games On Apple TV+:

Disney Claims $215M+ WW Victory At The B.O. & Disney+ Premier With ‘Black Widow’ Weekend: Will Distrib Model Endanger A Movie’s Life Cycle?:
Disney+ & Nat Geo Continue To Drink From Well Of UK Nature Shows With Plimsoll’s ‘Supernatural Planet’:

HBO Max:
‘Gossip Girl’ Reboot HBO Max’s Most-Watched Original Series Over Launch Weekend, Streamer Says:

Peacock Will Become Pay-One Partner For All Universal Pics After HBO Deal Expiration At Year’s End:
‘Bridgerton’: The Dating Format? Peacock Orders Regency-Style Courting Competition ‘Pride & Prejudice: An Experiment In Romance’:

Discovery+ To Blast Off With ‘Last Exit: Space’ From Werner Herzog, Rudolph Herzog:

Niche Streaming Services:
Disney To Hike Price For ESPN+ By A Dollar A Month In August; Bundle, UFC PPV Costs To Remain Unchanged:

Other Streaming News:
Emmys: HBO & HBO Max Combine Nominations To Edge Netflix As Disney & Apple Make Major Awards Statement:

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