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Netflix wanted a ‘blockbuster’ and paid a fortune for Christian Bale’s new film: Nearly two years later, it’s now available on the platform

An adaptation of Louis Baird’s bestseller novel, Crimes of the Academy is set in 1830 and follows the investigation of a seasoned detective who investigates a gruesome murder.

netflix You’re not afraid to spend the money when you know you have a title with potential. to become one of his biggest hits. He demonstrated this almost two years ago when, in March 2021, he acquired the rights to Christian Bale’s new ‘thriller’, The Pale Blue Eyes, a film which was the third collaboration between the famous actor dark Knight and filmmaker Scott Cooper which just released on the streaming platform under the title crimes of the academy, Only two weeks after seeing the light in a limited number of select rooms in our country.

at that time heBig N Platforms acquires Bell’s new project in the virtual European film market for $55 milliona price that was then announced with great fanfare, as it was believed, as reported deadline “The highest figure reached in a worldwide deal within the EFM (European Film Market)”. And it turned out to be in Netflix’s favor after dueling with various competitors, which didn’t make it easy for them.

adaptation of the anonymous novel Written in 2003 by Louis Baird, The Academy Murders is, as claimed at the time of the announcement of the purchase, the film Cooper had wanted to make for over a decade: A famous detective attempts to solve a series of murders set in the 1830s at the United States Military Academy at Westpoint. a character that will be played by Oscar winner Christian Bale, following their previous collaboration under Cooper’s orders. Out of furnace why fighter,

Furthermore, Bell’s character is not alone, but has an assistant whose name we all know very well: an absolutely brilliant young detective at the time, paying attention to every detail who would eventually become a world-renowned author, Edgar Allan. Will go Poe, played by Harry Melling, whom they love to meet again after his unforgettable role in the Harry Potter saga, in which he played the obnoxious dudley dursley, Likewise, the cast is completed by Gillian Anderson, Lucy Boynton and Robert Duvall.

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The starting point of the researcher Augustus Lander (Bell) is as follows: A young man is found hanged in a forest near West Point Academy and later, already in the room where the autopsy was performed, he tries to remove someone. I succeeded. his heart. What is likely a ritual murder scores instant points for Landor, but things get complicated when more corpses of academy students start to appear.

With only two weeks on Billboard and only a few days on streaming platforms, The new Netflix film has been received with mixed reviews And this most likely isn’t the bang the platform was thinking of when it invested a record amount of money to acquire the rights to the new Bell & Cooper collaboration. Even then, crimes of the academy It has quickly captured the top 1 position among the most popular films on the platform, a position it has maintained since its debut in the catalog on 6 January.

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