The Sandman, Addams Family Spin-Off, and Resident Evil Highlight Netflix Geek Week Day 1: What Investors Need to Know

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The Sandman, Addams Family Spin-Off, and Resident Evil Highlight Netflix Geek Week Day 1: What Investors Need to Know

streaming giant netflix inc. NFLX is highlighting your upcoming offerings with a week of previews and discussions of your content. Here’s a look at the announcements from the first day of Geeked Week, which focused on new and returning series.

What happened: the second annual Geeked Week kicked off Monday with a full week of theme days, starting with new and renewed series.

A new Addams Family spin-off series is coming out of the mind of Tim Burton. The program called “Wednesday” stars Jenna Ortega like Wednesday Addams. No release date was given for the series, and the trailer says it’s coming soon. The live-action series will consist of eight episodes.

A new horror series called “The Midnight Club” was shown in a first preview. The show comes from mike flanagan, who previously directed “The Haunting of Hill House” and “The Haunting of Bly Manor.” The series will be added to Netflix on October 7.

The “Resident Evil” video game series gets its latest adaptation with a live-action Netflix series. A new trailer featured undead dogs, a key theme of Capcom’s video game series. The franchise has seen many game releases and a handful of theatrical movies as well. “Resident Evil” will premiere on Netflix on July 14.

One of the most anticipated series of 2022 according to the interest of users in Amazon.com Inc. AMZN IMDb’s proprietary movie database is “The Sandman”. The series, which is an adaptation of a Neil Gaiman comic book. Netflix highlighted a new trailer, along with a release date of August 5, 2022. Ranking fourth among new series on IMDb’s list, “The Sandman” is a live-action adaptation of the comic book series from the 1980s and 1990s that appeared on the New York Times Best Seller list, a rare feat for comics and graphic novels.

Surprise hit “Sweet Tooth” gets a second season on Netflix with a “coming soon” date. The post-apocalyptic series was highlighted at Geeked Week with a behind-the-scenes video from the shoot.

The final season of “Locke and Key” debuts on Netflix on August 10, 2022 with season 3. A sneak peek of the series was shared.

The canceled TV show “Manifest” has become a hit thanks to being added to Netflix. The show, which ran for three seasons on Comcast Corporation CMCSA owned by NBC, it will have a fourth season on the streaming platform thanks to the strong reception of the previous episodes when they were added to Netflix. A trailer for season 4 aired on Geeked Week, along with an announcement that season 4 will be released in two parts consisting of 10 episodes each.

A new series of William of the Bull called “Cabinet of Curiosities” was part of the presentation on Monday, with a first look at the series shared. The eight-episode series will feature different storylines and star several notable names, including Eric Andre Y Rupert Grint. Del Toro signed a deal with Netflix in 2020 that includes the popular “Trollhunters” franchise.

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Whats Next: Geeked Week features a full week of Netflix content updates. Here’s the current schedule, with each day highlighting a different programming sector.

  • Monday June 6: Series
  • Tuesday, June 7: Cinema
  • Wednesday June 8: Animation
  • Thursday June 9: “Stranger Things”
  • Friday June 10: Games

Netflix said more than 60 projects would be covered throughout the week with new teasers, trailers and surprise announcements.

Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays could be key for the company’s clients, since it highlights the cinematographic and entertainment side. “Stranger Things” has its own day of content and updates, which comes after breaking records with the opening weekend of season 4.

Netflix ended the latest quarter with 221.64 million subscribers, reporting a loss of 200,000 for the quarter, its first subscriber loss in more than ten years.

The content list and media and consumer reaction can help gauge whether users will continue to use the platform and/or return after leaving.

For investors, the announcements on Wednesday and Friday could be items to watch, with Netflix making big bets on growing its family-friendly content in the animated space and also investing heavily in adapting and growing its anime content to attract more international customers.

Gaming is a key focus for the company’s future growth, with recent comments that 50 subscriber games are expected by the end of 2022.

Price action: Shares of Netflix closed 0.75% higher at $198.61 on Tuesday, according to Benzinga Pro.

Photo: Courtesy of netflix.com

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