Netflix has a ridiculous amount of money, we all knew this. But what you might not know, is just how much money this streaming-service actually has. In news that will blow your mind, it was just announced that Netflix will be spending billions more than they did last year.
A new report from BMO Capital Markets predicts that the streaming-service will invest approximately $25 billion AUD into content this year. That’s a whole lot of Netflix and Chill.
Given the critical success of films like Marriage Story and The Irishman, and the commercial success of The Good Place and The Crown, it’s no wonder Netflix is spending more money on content. It’s not just what they do best, it’s what they do!
But until that content comes out, I’m forced to contemplate what Netflix can do with that insane amount of money. Here are some things that I would like:
A Harry Potter Reboot, Led By Ryan Murphy
Can you just imagine how fun a Harry Potter reboot would be if it had the campness of Ryan Murphy’s direction? Not to mention, the musical numbers would be off the chain! “You’re A Wizzard Harry” would absolutely go off on the ARIA charts and you know it.
A High-Budget Round The Twist Revamp, Starring Lady Gaga
For most of us, Round The Twist was the show that scared us more than anything else in the world. It was an after-school nightmare wrapped up in a tight little package on ABC Kids. Oh, and there was the epic theme song as well.
I think that it’s time this weird-but-wonderful show got a revamp for the next generation, starring the one-and-only enigma, Lady Gaga. How crazy would that be? I’m getting chills just thinking about it.
A Friends X Seinfield Crossover Reboot
There’s a lot of debate about which of these shows is funnier than the other. Hence, the only way to solve this debate is by putting them on the same show, pay them an obscene amount of money and observe who makes you laugh harder. Considering Veep has now wrapped up all filming and the Friends cast keep hanging out together, the timing couldn’t be better.
That’s So Suite Life Of Hannah Montana 2, directed by Wes Anderson
Speaking of crossovers, I am definitely expecting a revamp of the most iconic Disney Channel crossover. That’s So Suite Life Of Hannah Montana was the crossover between shows: That’s So Raven, Suite Life of Zach & Cody and Hannah Montana, and it was awesome. Now, imagine this, with the quirky direction from Wes Anderson. You’re welcome.
Veronica Mars, But On Mars
Now, Netflix is going to have to buy this show off Stan but, we think that’s well within their budget. Further, now that Kristen Bell has finished up on The Good Place, it couldn’t be a better time to bring back this iconic character in a new setting. C’mon, you know you want to see her snarky sense of humour in space! Just think of her sassy interaction with all the aliens.
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