June 11 (UPI) — Netflix said it has reached a deal to stream several of Barbra Streisand’s beloved television specials.
Set to debut soon on the subscription service are My Name Is Barbra (1965), Color Me Barbra (1966), Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park (1968), Barbra Streisand and Other Musical Instruments (1973), Barbra Streisand: The Concert (1994) and Barbra Streisand: Timeless (2001).
“Netflix is also thrilled to present a special edition of Barbra Streisand’s classic movie A Star Is Born (1976), including never-before-seen footage of Ms. Streisand performing an instrumental version of ‘Evergreen’ for the first time, and added footage to the iconic ‘With One More Look at You/Watch Closely Now’ medley finale,” a Netflix news release said.
Streisand, 76, is a recording artist, actress, concert performer, producer, director, author and songwriter with two Oscars, five Emmys, 11 Golden Globes, eight Grammys and a Special Tony Award.
News that content from the Streisand library is coming to Netflix arrived just days after the first trailer for a remake of A Star is Born was released. Starring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, the new version of the movie musical is set to debut in theaters Oct. 5.