Preparing for September launch, Netflix is producing a new show in France

Preparing for September launch, Netflix is producing a new show in France
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Netflix’s launch in France may have taken longer than expected; however, their September launch date has now been confirmed (and even specified to the week of September 15th), and there is now word of a new Netflix show which take place in Marseille in the south of France. In addition to access to other popular Netflix series like Orange is the New Black and House of Cards, the later of which has been aired until today on Canal+, users will have access to Netflix’s catalog of TV shows and movies corresponding with content lifecycle laws in France.

Despite launching in France, Netflix is not opening up a French office, but is instead operating out of Luxembourg, which has not made the French Government happy – they’ve promised to make life difficult for Netflix, who’s structure circumvents certain cultural and digital content taxes.

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  1. Penny Walker

    “users will have access to Netflix’s catalog of TV shows and movies corresponding with ** content lifecycle laws in France **.” What exactly does that mean? Will we be able to watch English language programmes or only those in the French language? Any clarification would be appreciated!

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