Netflix calls “Lilyhammer” a gripping fish-out-of-water story set in Norway and starring “The Sopranos” mainstay and E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt. The new original series is available to watch on Netflix as of Monday.It would be interesting to see Netflix start to compete with Vimeo, Snagfilms, and even Youtube. It opened the door with its Red Envelope Entertainment distribution for indies; let's see if Netflix can back up this original web series claim. Even though the company states they support indie features, its track record states otherwise. Even Red Envelope Entertainment eventually got "the ax."
Netflix launching original series amid growing competition