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Netflix gains entire catalogue of works by 'certainly anti-Israeli' Roald Dahl

 

October 8, 2021



(JNS) — Netflix has acquired the Roald Dahl Story Company, giving it rights to all the works by the late British children’s author, who was openly anti-Israel and had a history of making antisemitic remarks.

Dahl’s books have been translated into 63 languages, and more than 300 million copies of them have been sold worldwide. He created iconic characters such as Matilda, the BFG, the Fantastic Mr. Fox, Willy Wonka and the Twits.

Netflix said on Wednesday that the acquisition builds on the partnership it started with RDSC in 2018 to create a number of animated series based on the a...



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