Disney’s new streaming service Disney+ has hired Netflix’s director of original film, Mat Brodie as Senior Vice President, International Content Development. 

While at Netflix Brodie was behind acquisitions for the service including Set It Up, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, Roma and Mudbound.

Brodlie will report to Disney+ content and marketing boss Ricky Strauss.

Strauss said: “As we look to rollout Disney+ beyond the U.S. over the next several years, Matt will play a critical role in the execution of our content strategy. He is a proven executive with the right creative instincts and experience to help make Disney+ a place where talent can create original, high-quality content for audiences worldwide. We’re thrilled to have him join our team.”   

Brodlie said: “I am excited about this opportunity to join Disney+ at this pivotal moment and look forward to working collaboratively with the teams around the world to create premium entertainment that is relevant and enduring."


Staff Reporter

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