bosses aim to lure in more children after buying the rights to classics

bosses aim to lure in more children after buying the rights to classics by Roald Dahl and Chronicles of Narnia author CS Lewis Move will see the streaming platform strengthen grip on the film and television   The firm has the rights to make animated films of almost every Dahl book  Streaming platform is also preparing to launch animated film by the co-creator of Despicable Me 

By Katherine Rushton Media And Technology Editor For The Daily Mail

Published: 01:12 BST, 10 June 2019 | Updated: 01:46 BST, 10 June 2019

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After winning over adult viewers with blockbuster shows such as The Crown and House of Cards, is now targeting a new audience – children.

The American TV-streaming giant has bought up the rights to British classics by Roald Dahl and Chronicles of Narnia author CS Lewis to bring them to the small screen.

The new shows are not the first children's programmes offered by

American TV-streaming giant has bought the rights to British classics by Roald Dahl and Chronicles of Narnia author CS Lewis. (Stock image)

American TV-streaming giant has bought the rights to British classics by Roald Dahl and Chronicles of Narnia author CS Lewis. (Stock image)

But in a move that will see the streaming platform further

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