In this episode:
- According to the rumor mill, Michael B. Jordan (yass!) is in talks to star in a new Matrix reboot.
- Netflix has adopted a new thumbs up/ thumbs down rating system and we approve.
- And Voltron: Legendary Defender makes our list of animated shows both you and your kids can enjoy.
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Question of the week: What’s your favorite Matrix movie in the trilogy?
Rebooting the machine
The Matrix is getting a remake. That’s according to The Hollywood Reporter, which says that Warner Bros. is in the early stages of developing a rebooted version of the 1999 cyberpunk classic, with Creed star Michael B. Jordan as the potential headliner. — The Verge
Voltron: Legendary Defender Season 2
Five Earth teens – Keith, Lance, Hunk, Pidge and Shiro – become the last line of defense for the galaxy in an intergalactic battle against the evil alien force led by King Zarkon. — IMDB
For our take on season 1 of Voltron checkout Stream Team Show episode 2.
- Netflix is bringing back classic Voltron episodes as part of a new collection — Polygon
- Netflix has already confirmed the release of season 3 in September 2017 — Den Of Geek
The Latest in Streaming
Netflix will explore mobile-specific cuts of its original series
Netflix chief product officer said the company is looking into different cuts of its shows for other platforms. Some shots don’t work when they’re not on the big screen. — The Verge
Netflix is ditching five-star ratings in favor of a thumbs-up
Netflix vice president of product Todd Yellin said Thursday that Netflix will phase out its star-rating system in favor of a thumbs up thumbs down system starting sometime in April. — The Verge
Someone’s been listening to the Stream Team Show
“Shall we begin?” Netflix released the first teaser trailer for “Death Note,” unveiling the Japanese horror manga brought to life by director Adam Wingard (Blair Witch, The Guest). — Entertainment Weekly / Youtube
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