What You Missed: Netflix’s Big Move, SpaceX’s Special Delivery, and More
In What You Missed, we round up the best stories for you to read on your evening commute.
Netflix is getting into the big movie biz.
The company that brought you ways to “chill” on a weekend signed on to distribute Martin Scorsese’s next project, called The Irishman.
Until now, the film was set to be produced by Paramount Pictures. But after Scorsese’s most recent movie bombed at the box office, it looks like Netflix is the only one out there willing to take the risk. Read the story from The Atlantic.
SpaceX’s Dragon rocket delivered 5,500 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station after one failed attempt that held up the delivery by a day. The Dragon used NASA’s moon pad at Kennedy Space Center, which hasn’t been used since the close of the shuttle program six years ago. Read the story from The AP.
She’ll Be Back
Beyoncé won’t be performing at this year’s Coachella event. She’s pregnant with twins, after all. But she will headline 2018 Coachella. Might as well start lining up for tickets now. Read the story from The AP.
Quid-Pro Maybe Not
China granted the president a long-sought-after trademark, seemingly right after he declared his commitment to the “One China” policy. Critics called foul, saying that this was an obvious example of a conflict of interest. But that’s not the whole story. Read the story from The Atlantic.