It looks like a lot of new Spike Lee movies are coming to Netflix
Oscar-winning director Spike Lee signed a multi-year film deal with Netflix after the success of other collaborative projects.
Spike Lee is one of the most acclaimed directors working in the industry and is known for exploring themes of poverty, crime, and race relations, among others. His breakout film “Do the Right Thing,” which explores the racial tension latent in a Brooklyn neighborhood between its African-American residents and the Italian-American owners of a local pizzeria, is widely regarded as one of the films. the most important ever.
His most recent film, which was also a collaboration with Netflix, “Da 5 Bloods” follows a group of four aging Vietnam War veterans who return to the country in search of the remains of their deceased squad leader, as well as the treasure they buried. by serving it. It was released with much critical and commercial acclaim, claiming the # 1 spot for the most-released film in its opening weekend.
“There is no better way for me and my company, 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, to start the New Year than to renew our partnership with Ted, Scott and Tendo – the fearless executives of Netflix,” Lee said. in a press release.
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Spike Lee has worked with Netflix as a producer on several projects lately, but we already know 2 of his upcoming Netflix originals that he will direct, an untitled musical about the origin of Viagra (Weird, but we’re intrigued ) and a hip-hop-inspired cover of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.
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