Netflix says it doesn't have a deal with former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn
- Former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn does not have a deal with Netflix, a company spokesperson told Business Insider.
- French newspaper Le Monde wrote that Ghosn signed an exclusive deal with Netflix a few months ago, and other publications had joked that the disgraced auto executive was at the center of a real-life story worthy of a Netflix thriller.
- The New York Times reported that Ghosn met with one Hollywood producer about a movie portraying his rise as an executive, but the talks to did not advance to mature stages.
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Former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn does not have a deal with Netflix.French newspaper Le Monde wrote that Ghosn signed an exclusive deal with Netflix a few months ago, and some publications like HuffPost France and The Washington Post picked up the news.Advertisement
But a spokesperson for Netflix told Business Insider that Ghosn does not have a deal with the company.
News outlets such as Bloomberg and the Financial Times had also joked recently that the disgraced auto executive, who reportedly fled this week to Lebanon from Japan where he was awaiting trial for financial-misconduct charges, was at the center of a real-life story worthy of a Netflix thriller.Ghosn met in December with Hollywood producer John Lesher, known for films like "Birdman," to discuss a movie portraying his rise as an international executive, The New York Times' Ben Dooley reported. But the publication said the talks never progressed beyond the early stages.