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Netflix gets first rights to Sony Entertainment films in the US

Friday 9 April 2021 | 11:19 CET | News
Netflix said it has signed a new multi-year contract with Sony Pictures Entertainment, under which it will get all Sony feature films -exclusively -in the US, following their theatrical and home video releases. The deal will start in 2022 and, according to Variety, follows a nearly two-year auction for the exclusive rights. Sony Pictures' main pay-TV partner had been Starz, now owned by Lionsgate, since 2006. The new contract with Netflix is reportedly for five years. No financial details have been released.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Netflix / Sony / Sony Pictures Entertainment / Starz Entertainment
Countries: United States
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