Netflix extends content partnership with Dark Horse Entertainment

Under the terms of the multi-year agreement, Dark Horse will continue to give Netflix a first look at its IP for both film and TV. 


Netflix and Dark Horse Entertainment have extended their partnership. Under the extended multi-year deal, Dark Horse will continue to give Netflix a first look at its IP for both film and TV. 

The project follows the success of "The Umbrella Academy's" third season. Within the first four weeks following the launch, the title reached the Netflix Global Top 10 in TV in 91 countries with 283.55M hours viewed.

The new projects in active development under the Dark Horse Entertainment banner include "Bang!," starring Idris Elba. Based on the comic series by Matt Kindt and Wilfredo Torres, the feature film adaptation of this stylish spy thriller will be written by Kindt and produced by Mike Richardson and Keith Goldberg for Dark Horse, David Leitch and Kelly McCormick for 87 North, and Idris Elba.  Curtis Gwinn is set to Executive Produce the series adaptation of the comic book series by Matt Kindt.

Additional Dark Horse projects in development with Netflix include "Revenge Inc.," a drama series focused on a secret, underground company that specializes in revengewith Matthew Arnold as Showrunner/Executive producer, and Executive Producers Mike Richardson, Keith Goldberg, and Chris Tongue, as well as "Lady Killer,"  an action thriller film about a 1950s housewife leading a secret life as a highly-trained killer for hire, with Blake Lively starring and producing, based on the comic series by Joelle Jones and Jamie S. Rich.

Previous Dark Horse Entertainment releases include the Netflix film "Polar," starring Mads Mikkelsen, the Netflix animated series "Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles," returning later this year with Season 2, and the animated film Chickenhare and the Hamster of Darkness, which recently spent four weeks on the Netflix Film (English) Top 10.