The executives have acquired the global rights to The Other Side Of The Wind, which The Third Man star began in 1970 but failed to finish before his death 15 years later (85).

The Hollywood satire stars John Huston, Dennis Hopper, and Peter Bogdanovich.

Producer Frank Marshall will oversee the film's completion.

Netflix's chief content officer Ted Sarandos announced the plans to complete the Welles film on Tuesday (14Mar17), revealing he has always been a huge fan of the movie legend's work.