Netflix buys Roald Dahl Story Company

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 23 Sep 2021, 10:03AM
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Netflix buys Roald Dahl Story Company

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 23 Sep 2021, 10:03AM

After feverish speculation a deal was close, Netflix has confirmed it bought the Roald Dahl Story Company. 

The acquisition gives the streaming company exclusive rights to the stories and characters of the beloved children's author, who died in 1990. 

Dahl was the author of classics including Matilda, James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Witches and Fantastic Mr Fox. His works have been published into 63 languages and have sold more than 300 million copies worldwide. 

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