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Netflix to Purchase Queen Elizabeth For One Million Pounds

Netflix, drunk with power, is now throwing money at a series based on Queen Elizabeth (the current one) to the tune of $1,680,820. (Yes, we’ve converted that from the reported price of one million pounds, because we still don’t know where that button is on our computer.) The show, consisting of 20 hour-long episodes, is being penned by Peter Morgan, who wrote The Queen, and directed by Stephen Daldry, who put on Morgan’s version of The Audience. Both The Queen and The Audience starred Helen Mirren as Elizabeth II.

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