Netflix’s hit British sequence, ‘Bodyguard,’ was nominated for two Golden Globes and has a 98% on Rotten Tomatoes

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  • "Bodyguard," a success British TV sequence Netflix is streaming exterior of the UK, was nominated for 2 Golden Globes on Thursday.
  • The present stars "Sport of Thrones" actor Richard Madden and has a 98% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
  • Netflix often works with worldwide manufacturing firms to nab world distribution rights, and has acquired numerous different British reveals, together with "The Finish of the F---ing World."

 

Netflix added to its spectacular catalog of British TV sequence in October with "Bodyguard," a thriller starring "Sport of Thrones" alum Richard Madden. It is paid off for the streaming large, because the present was nominated for 2 Golden Globes on Thursday, together with finest drama sequence and finest actor in a drama sequence (Madden).

The sequence debuted on Netflix on October 24 and has a 98% Rotten Tomatoes critic rating. Netflix describes the sequence this fashion: "After serving to thwart a terrorist assault, a struggle veteran is assigned to guard a politician who was a predominant proponent of the very battle he fought in."

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Indiewire known as it "a gripping and totally entertaining journey that’s emotionally deft." The Hollywood Reporter mentioned it is "six-plus hours of pulse-pounding motion and brain-bending twists."

The present initially premiered on the UK's BBC community in late August and grabbed viewers with its twists and turns. It is the newest British sequence to be streamed exterior of the UK by Netflix, which often works with worldwide manufacturing firms to accumulate world distribution rights, in keeping with Deadline, which first reported the "Bodyguard" deal in September.

Different British reveals that Netflix has acquired embrace cult hit "The Frankenstein Chronicles," which stars one other former "Sport of Thrones" actor, Sean Bean; "Collateral," starring Carey Mulligan; "Wanderlust," starring Toni Collette; and "The Finish of the F---ing World," which Netflix not too long ago renewed for a second season.

It is a technique that has labored in each Netflix and UK networks' favor, as Netflix is ready to introduce the reveals to a wider viewers. Some sequence do not handle to seize audiences within the UK, however as soon as streamed on Netflix, reveals like BBC's "The Final Kingdom" discovered success. Its third season debuted November 19.

The 76th Golden Globes will air Sunday, January 6 at eight pm ET/5 pm PT on NBC.

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