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Lee Toland Krieger’s ‘YOU’ Is Blowing Up on Netflix! What’s Next for the ’40 Million’ Viewer Hit?

Lee Toland Krieger directed the pilot of the not-so-romantic thriller ‘YOU’, which enjoyed a modest following during its one-season run on Lifetime, and has become a bonafide hit on Netflix, where production has already begun on the show’s second season. \\

First-time viewers are suddenly flooding social media with their thoughts, sparking fresh debate about whether it’s OK to be attracted to leading man Joe Goldberg (played by Gossip Girl‘s Penn Badgley) despite him being a murderous stalker. …

But even if some of the buzz around YOU is problematic, at least the buzz exists, which wasn’t exactly the case when it began airing on Lifetime in Sept. 2018. According to a tweet from Netflix on Thursday, the show is “on track to be viewed by more than 40 million members in its first four weeks on Netflix,” though the streaming service is declining to clarify exactly what those projected numbers mean.


[via TV Line]
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