Kevin Spacey on Netflix: ‘we have learned the lesson that the music industry didn’t’

From The Verge:

When David Fincher and Kevin Spacey’s House of Cards debuted earlier this year, it didn’t just make waves because Netflix was creating high-profile original content — it also made an impact because it was released with all episodes available at the same time. The Telegraph reports that Kevin Spacey recently spoke at the Edinburgh International Television Festival, and made the case to traditional networks and production companies that the Netflix strategy was the way of the future, and they should embrace its audience-pleasing model as a new path forward. With House of Cards, he said, “we have demonstrated that we have learned the lesson that the music industry didn’t learn. Give people what they want, when they want it, in the form they want it in, at a reasonable price — and they’ll more likely pay for it rather than steal it.”

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