Netflix halts Russian productions

The streaming giant has four Russian series in various stages of production

By KFTV Staff 4 Mar 2022

Netflix halts Russian productions

Netflix has reacted to the Ukraine invasion by pausing all future projects and acquisitions from Russia, according to reports.

The streaming giant has four Russian original series in various stages of production. One of them, the detective drama series Zato, is being halted, while another untitled series, one day away from wrapping, will be completed.

For the other two projects, Netflix is said to be assessing the impact of the invasion of Ukraine before making any further decisions. This includes the platform’s first Russian original Anna K, a modern retelling of Leo Tolstoy’s novel Anna Karenina.

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