Netflix (NFLX +0.8%) is looking to produce at least 5 original shows per year, content chief Ted...

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Netflix (NFLX +0.8%) is looking to produce at least 5 original shows per year, content chief Ted Sarandos tells GQ. He adds Netflix is trying to woo Warren Beatty and Jodie Foster for future projects, and that the company's goal "is to become HBO (TWX) faster than HBO can become us" - Reed Hastings has declared HBO Go, rather than Amazon, YouTube, or Hulu, to be Netflix's biggest rival. The comments come ahead of the Friday launch of House of Cards, which has received some favorable early ink. (debt offering)