This past Sunday fans were surprised to learn that not only had Netflix picked up the third Cloverfield movie, but that it was available to watch immediately following the Super Bowl.
The movie, Cloverfield Paradox, has been at the center of controversy as its Rotten Tomatoes score is really low and online chatter has been buzzing.
Reddit is lit up with comments about Cloverfield Paradox where they include a poll, which shows a majority of Redditors actually think the movie is not all that bad as it comes in at an average of 6.22 out of 10.
As I stated before, I felt Cloverfield Paradox was okay, but at the same time, I wasn't expecting much as the previous two movies didn't exactly blow my mind.
Last week Monday also saw it revealed that Cloverfield 4 is already finished, said to be titled "Cloverfield Overlord," and now it's learned Paramount has conducted test screenings which came out positive.
Paramount retains the rights to future Cloverfield installments. Overlord, a World War II zombie film from Abrams that scored high in two recent test screenings...
THR reports that Netflix paid more than $50 million for Cloverfield Paradox, and the reason stated it went to Netflix is because the movie was "ultimately deemed unsalvageable," and selling it to Netflix gave Paramount and the producers a guaranteed return which saw them profit.
It's presently unknown if Cloverfield Overlord will make its way on to Netflix.
Here is the description (where we see how the events in Cloverfield Paradox enable this to happen) for Cloverfield Overlord:
On the eve of D-Day, American paratroopers are dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion’s success. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied village than a simple military operation. They find themselves fighting against supernatural forces, part of a Nazi experiment.