The Irishman, the Martin Scorsese/Robert De Niro/Al Pacino/everyone else who’s ever been in a mob movie movie, is very long.
It’s also very popular on Netflix, says Netflix.
Netflix subscribers in more than 26 million homes around the world watched the movie in the first week it was available on the streaming service, Netflix announced today. The company thinks that number will hit 40 million within the first month of The Irishman’s digital debut.
It’s a shiny statistic, and an important one for Netflix, which wants to prove it can be the home of big, popular movies …