David Fincher Has Signed a Four-Year Deal With Netflix, Director Tells French Magazine
David Fincher, whose latest film “Mank” is set to bow on Netflix on Dec.
4, told a French magazine that he has signed an exclusive four-year-deal with Netflix.In an interview with Premiere (translated from French), Fincher suggested that “Mank,” an immersive Hollywood drama, was part of a long-term partnership with the streaming service.
He said he felt exhausted after directing two seasons of the FBI series “Mindhunter” and went to see Ted Sarandos and Cindy Holland to tell them that he would rather start a new film project rather than embark on a third season of the show.Fincher said he told the Netflix duo, “Listen, I don’t see myself gone for two years for a third season; I’d rather dedicate one year to a more modest project, have the luxury of spending six months in pre-production to create two hours of content rather than 10….” Their answer, Fincher said,
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