Netflix has taken to Twitter to announce the tremendous success of its newest Orginal film, Bird Box. Premiere just over two weeks ago, the post-apocalyptic thriller stars Sandra Bullock alongside Trevante Rhodes and John Malkovich, as Bollock ventures off into the wilderness with her children blindfolded — escaping a supernatural, unknown entity.
The total number of Netflix accounts that have turned into the film is now upwards of 45 million; this is not including the number of total streams or individual viewers, but only the number of accounts that have watched Bird Box. This new number now surpasses the record that was previously held by David Ayer’s Bright.
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Took off my blindfold this morning to discover that 45,037,125 Netflix accounts have already watched Bird Box — best first 7 days ever for a Netflix film! pic.twitter.com/uorU3cSzHR
— Netflix Film (@NetflixFilm) December 28, 2018