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The rumored Matrix reboot, Netflix’ new rating system, and Voltron Season 2

This is the 42nd episode of the Stream Team Show, hosted by Saeed and Cherie Gatson.

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?

Say What?

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

Starring: Tyler Labine, Jeremy Shada, Bex Taylor-Klaus

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.

Side Notes

  • 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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