'Okja' Helps Netflix's Popularity in South Korea

Wochit Headline News - Monday, 17 July 2017
On Monday, streaming service Netflix reportedly added about 2 million more subscribers than expected for its second quarter earnings, with around four-fifths of them coming from international territories. In a statement, Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos credited the release of the movie β€œOkja,” which hit the platform at the end of the quarter, in playing a significant role in the service's growth in South Korea. Sarandos added Monday, "For most people, they learned about Netflix for the first time when β€˜Okja’ was coming out in Korea.”

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