May 28, 2024 3:13 pm

Director Reveals Netflix’s Algorithm Rejected a Pitch for a Heath Ledger Comedy Sequel: ‘It’s the Strangest Thing’
Director Reveals Netflix’s Algorithm Rejected a Pitch for a Heath Ledger Comedy Sequel: ‘It’s the Strangest Thing’

Director Reveals Netflix’s Algorithm Rejected a Pitch for a Heath Ledger Comedy Sequel: ‘It’s the Strangest Thing’

While many sequel scripts have been scrapped in Hollywood, it seems that Brian Helgeland’s attempts to deliver a follow-up to the Heath Ledger movie A Knight’s Tale was scuppered by a Netflix algorithm.

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​A Knight’s Tale 2 would have seen the daughter of Heath Ledger’s character leading the movie, but Netflix’s algorithm said it would not be a hit. Read More