In their complaint, Netflix claimed that they had repeatedly told the couple that “such works were not permitted”, adding, “At each stage of the process, Barlow & Bear representatives repeatedly assured Netflix that they understood Netflix’s position and led Netflix to believe that Netflix would be consulted before Barlow & Bear took any action beyond releasing their album online in audio-only format.”
The streaming service claimed it was first told about Barlow and Bear’s performance in New York by their representatives last June, according to court documents. The couple are also due to perform the show at the Royal Albert Hall in London on September 20.
“Barlow & Bear’s”The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical‘ is not authorized by Netflix, Shondaland or Julia Quinn‘, the lawsuit reads. ‘And Netflix never gave Barlow & Bear permission to create or perform’The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical‘ live, let alone at the Kennedy Center or the Royal Albert Hall, or to create new derivative works based on the Bridgerton intellectual property.”
Netflix also reportedly told the couple’s rep that they didn’t want Barlow and Bear to engage in “live performances” or “other derivative works that may compete with Netflix’s own planned events,” including his event. world theatrical. The Queen’s Ball: A Bridgerton Experience.