Netflix Finally Removes Train Crash Footage from Bird Box
Netflix apologized and suppressed the railroad disaster at Lac-Mégantic from to birdcage ]. The film contained footage of the real-life train accident in 2013, during which 47 people were killed in Quebec, Canada. When she was called for using the footage in January, the streaming platform stated that she was not going to extract the footage in question from the movie and that she was unable to to remove the footage once a movie had been launched on their server. However, another Netflix project, Travelers included the same images and removed them immediately, which raised some additional questions.
Almost three months later, Netflix decided to remove the controversial images of Bird Box . The archive sequences come from Pond5, which provides sequences for all types of projects. They too stopped providing the disaster. We do not really know why they decided to stop things now, but that should relieve the community of Lac-Mégantic who was not very happy with the situation. You can read a statement on the broadcast platform below.
"Netflix and the Filmmakers of Bird Box have decided to replace the clip We are sorry for this clip
The Canadian Legislator Pierre Nantel asked Netflix to remove the sequence Bird Box earlier this year, and Nantel urged them to remove it so that the Lac-Mégantic community would not be a victim again. The Mayor of Lac-Mégantic, Julie Morin, also criticized Netflix and the producers of Birdbox for using images of the railway disaster. would not give up this problem and that she and her community would fight for what is right.
Netflix did not make any further comment about it and simply stated to have withdrawn the film The Minister of Culture and Communications of Quebec, N Athalie Roy, was very happy that Netflix decided to release the incriminated images of Bird Box . She is happy that the community has been able to unite and do something. Roy had this to say.
Bound: 26 million subscribers to Netflix watched Bird Box during the first week
"This move was expected out of respect for the victims of This horrible tragedy, of their families and of the community of Lac-Mégantic, shows that by being united and uniting our efforts, everything is possible. "
] Bird Box is officially the most broadcast original content of Netflix and it was massive in its debut last year. The film, played by Sandra Bullock, was immediately part of popular culture, as people began to blind themselves and try routinely in the dark every day, often resulting in a humorous social media video showing people hitting walls and poles. A teenager from Utah even did it while driving and crashed against a pole and another car. Things were so out of control that Netflix had to issue a public statement to warn people of the dangers of running blindfolded. The Netflix Bird Box A news item has been reported by Yahoo.