- He told French magazine, Première, that he signed an exclusivity deal with Netflix for the next four years. Doesn't necessarily mean directing, could be producing, for example
- Once again says there will be no 3rd season of Mindhunter
'Mank' arrives on Netflix on December 4
For a forthcoming Telegraph interview, the director spoke about the future of cinema and a dearth of creativity in Hollywood. https://t.co/RVY2twFh9R— Telegraph Film (@TelegraphFilm) November 13, 2020
- Says Hollywood has turned its back on innovative filmmaking while Netflix is pushing the medium forward. Studios don't want anything that will not give them 1 billion in return, leaving middle-budget movies behind
- Joker wouldn't have been made if not for The Dark Knight's success
- Mentions the comparison of Joaquin's Joker with Travis Bickle and Rupert Pupkin (Taxi Driver and The King of Comedy), and how the movie's idea is to "trap him in a betrayal of the mentally ill, and trot it out for a billion dollars"
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