Award-winning American film director Steven Spielberg has just signed a new deal with Netflix. The movie streaming service is joining forces with Spielberg’s production company, Amblin Partners, to make several films each year. The partnership is a big step for Netflix as it faces competition from other streaming services.
The deal announced Monday does not specifically include any movies that Spielberg will direct himself. For example, in December, he will release the musical film “West Side Story” with Disney’s company 20th Century Studios. Amblin also has a separate deal with Universal Pictures for film releases.
In a statement, Spielberg said