Netflix’s The Irishman heading to Broadway after major theaters refuse to screen it

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Netflix’s plan to appease traditional Hollywood with its upcoming Martin Scorsese film The Irishman has not gone according to plan. The company now intends to screen the film, ahead of its debut on the streaming platform on November 27th, at a Broadway theater, after major movie theater chains balked at Netflix’s plan to stream it a mere three weeks after its theatrical debut, Deadline reports.

The film will be shown at the Shubert Organization’s Belasco Theatre in New York City, making it the first movie screening for the 112-year-old institution, from November 1st to December 1st. It will follow a standard Broadway theater schedule, which means eight screenings per week spanning Tuesday to Sunday, with matinee showings on the…

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Netflix’s The Irishman heading to Broadway after major theaters refuse to screen it