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Ryan Faughnder

Ryan Faughnder is an entertainment business reporter for Company Town, covering box office, the major Hollywood studios, the music industry and digital media. He previously wrote for the Los Angeles Business Journal and Bloomberg News. He holds a master’s in journalism from USC’s Annenberg School and a bachelor’s in English from UC Santa Barbara.
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Netflix may buy movie theaters, including Mark Cuban's Landmark, to gain an Oscar edge 

Netflix, which changed the TV industry and clashed with movie theater owners, may be ready to move onto the big screen — by owning cinemas.

Netflix has considered buying theaters, including Mark Cuban's Landmark, to gain an Oscar edge, sources say

The idea of Netflix buying a theater chain, which sources say the firm has considered, would mark a new phase in the company’s rapid ascent to become one of the most powerful players in the entertainment industry.

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