Adam Sandler’s Netflix deal could bring the demise of movie theaters

Posted: October 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

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(PIX11) — Streaming sites like Netflix and Hulu have already caused the demise of video stores like Blockbuster and Hollywood Video, and some may argue that the lifespan of cable television is coming to an end as well.

But, could box offices be next?

Comedy veteran Adam Sandler has signed a deal to produce and star in four films that will stream exclusively on Netflix.

“When these fine people came to me with an offer to make four movies for them, I immediately said yes for one reason and one reason only. . . . Netflix rhymes with Wet Chicks,” Sandler said in a news release. “Let the streaming begin!!!!”

The move could be quite the game-changer in entertainment, coming hot off the heels of the success of Netflix original series “House of Cards” and “Orange is the New Black,” both of which were nominated for multiple Emmys…

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