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YouTube recruits Dwayne Johnson for new sci-fi series Lifeline

YouTube recruits Dwayne Johnson for new sci-fi series Lifeline
YouTube recruits Dwayne Johnson for new sci-fi series Lifeline
YouTube recruits Dwayne Johnson for new sci-fi series LifelineJUAN NAHARRO GIMENEZ/REUTERS Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is going sci-fi in his next big venture.YouTube's new weapon in their fight for a chunk of Netflix's online streaming audience?It's not cute kitties or viral pranksters, anymore – it's the world's highest paid actor, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson.
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YouTube signs up the world's highest paid actor Dwayne Johnson for new pay channel

YouTube signs up the world's highest paid actor Dwayne Johnson for new pay channel
YouTube signs up the world's highest paid actor Dwayne Johnson for new pay channel
CANNES: YouTube has signed up the world's highest paid actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Doug Liman, the director of "The Bourne Identity", to make shows for its subscription service, it said late Monday.The Google-owned video giant said that former wrestler Johnson, who shot to fame in "The Fast and the Furious" films, will produce a series called "Lifeline" about an insurance company that sends its agents 33 days forward in time to prevent the deaths of its customers.Liman, who also directed "Mr and Mrs Smith", will use young stars spotted on YouTube for his show "Impulse" about a young girl who discovers she can teleport herself.Both shows will air on its pay service YouTube Red.YouTube's content chief Susanne Daniels told MIPCOM, the world's biggest entertainment convention held in the French resort of Cannes, that it was using data from its more than a billion viewers to give them what they want."Our thesis is simple.Identify YouTube's most engaging stars and top genres, and invest in the content that fans tell us they want.
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YouTube recruits Dwayne Johnson for new sci-fi series Lifeline

YouTube recruits Dwayne Johnson for new sci-fi series Lifeline
YouTube recruits Dwayne Johnson for new sci-fi series Lifeline
YouTube's new weapon in their fight for a chunk of Netflix's online streaming audience?It's not cute kitties or viral pranksters, anymore – it's the world's highest paid actor, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson.The website, which has recently made major moves towards creating original content for its YouTube Red subscription streaming service, overnight announced a handful of new programs slated to premiere on the service in 2017.
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