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New Mexico’s ABQ Studios Becomes Netflix’s New Production Studio

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It’s hard to find someone that isn’t a fan of Netflix’s original programming. Their TV shows and movies have earned universal praise and cemented themselves in pop culture history. One major purchase will increase the amount of new content by a huge number.

A Brand New Home

The popular streaming company just purchased the ABQ Studios in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Since opening in 2006, the studio has been the home of popular T.V. shows Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, and In Plain Sight.

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When it comes to films, The Book of Eli and The Avengers have been shot in the studio. Netflix is no stranger to New Mexico with The Ridiculous SixGodless, and Longmire being shot in the state. The deal was made for an undisclosed amount of money.

Land Of Enchantment

New Mexico governor Susana Martinez is extremely excited for this new addition to the state. “New Mexico is leading the nation in economic growth and lowering unemployment and we’ve brought the world’s leading internet entertainment service, Netflix, to our state,” she said at the press conference.

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Albuquerque mayor Tim Keller is on board with the positive vibes it’ll give his city. “Now viewers all over the world will be able to experience the most beautiful and livable city in the Southwest while watching their favorite Netflix content,” he said. The deal is set to create 1,000 production jobs in the state with $1 billion worth in production.

See What’s Next

The service is currently filming two projects in the area. Supernatural series Chambers, which stars Uma Thurman, and drama series Messiah will both be released in 2019. One series slated to begin shooting in ABQ Studios is Daybreak. The comedy/drama is based on the Brian Ralph graphic novel of the same name.

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With several shows currently waiting for a production date, many of them will shoot in their newly acquired studio.

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Neverland Ranch is Back On The Market: Take A Look Around the Amusement Park

Situated in the Santa Ynez Valley of Santa Monica, California, the almost 3,000 acre plot of land upon which Neverland Ranch was constructed has recently been placed back on the market. Nowadays, the one-time residence of international pop sensation Michael Jackson is going by a new name: Sycamore Valley Ranch. Much of the estate is as it was during the 15 years Jackson called it his home, except for a few glaring differences – namely, the removal of the fun-fair rides that gave the home its whimsical name Neverland Ranch. The very last vestiges of where the carousel once spun are still visible as you go through the grounds. Read on for an in-depth view of the ranch.

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Jim Henson’s ‘The Storyteller’ Set To Return Thanks To Neil Gaiman

As the creator of The Muppets, Jim Henson provided children with countless memories for generations. It's almost impossible to find one person that wasn't enamored with his colorful characters. One author is looking to revive one of his most beloved programs for the small screen. It's Story Time Neil Gaiman has unveiled plans to revive Henson's The Storyteller. For Gaiman,...

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Famous People In History Whose Identities Remain Unknown

The world is a massive place, and despite the connectivity of the world nowadays some things remain a mystery. Legends have been built up around people we have never learned a thing about except the actions that got them noticed, leaving speculation about their true identity. The following people in particular have caught the interest of several generations. The Max...

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