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YouTube plans original programming in India, Japan and other markets

Alphabet Inc’s YouTube is creating scripted series and other original programming for international markets including France, Germany, Japan, Mexico and India to try to draw new customers to its paid subscription service, a senior executive said on Friday. The programming will come in the form of multiple genres such as music documentaries, reality series, talk shows and scripted series, Susanne Daniels, YouTube’s global head of original programming, said in an interview. It will be produced in local languages and…

‘Harry Potter’ star Tom Felton in new YouTube show

SAN DIEGO: YouTube has offered the first glimpse at its new sci-fi thriller series fronted by "Harry Potter" star Tom Felton -- revealing it is an "Alien"-like horror story on an isolated ship. "Resident Evil" director Paul W.S. Anderson is to helm "Origin," which brings together an international roster of talent alongside Felton, the boy wizard's conniving nemesis Draco Malfoy in all eight "Harry Potter" movies. A teaser trailer for the 10-episode show made by Left Bank Pictures and Sony Pictures Television screened…