Sky has bolstered its movie choices with one other main content material deal, getting access to StudioCanal’s upcoming releases and library.
Comcast-owned European pay TV large Sky has additional expanded its array of studio content material offers, signing a pact with StudioCanal.
Beneath the association, StudioCanal’s upcoming releases — equivalent to Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci drama Supernova, JoJo Moyes adaptation The Final Letter From Your Lover, feminine motion thriller Gunpowder Milkshake, and Benedict Cumberbatch and Claire Foy starrer The Electrical Lifetime of Louis Wain — might be added to Sky’s platform following their theatrical launch. Sky may also have entry to StudioCanal’s present film library, which incorporates the likes of Paddington, The Imitation Recreation and The Harm Locker.
The deal follows a partnership Sky signed with Amazon in December bringing Prime Video to its platform. Different content material pacts embrace Netflix, Disney+, Leisure One, Warner Media, Showtime, Discovery, Fox and Sony, with Sky looking for to be the principle vacation spot for all the important thing streaming providers and studios.
“StudioCanal’s good theatrical slate with extremely anticipated, expertise pushed movies equivalent to Supernova, The Final Letter From Your Lover and The Electrical Lifetime of Louis Wain to call a number of, is a improbable addition to the service,” stated Sarah Wright, Sky U.Ok.’s director of Sky cinema and acquisitions.
Monetary phrases of the deal weren’t disclosed.
StudioCanal and Sky have already got expertise collaborating, having labored collectively on two Sky originals, The Secret Backyard and recently-released Noel Coward adaptation Blithe Spirit.
“We’re delighted to be bringing our thrilling upcoming lineup of movies and the glories of the StudioCanal catalog to the improbable and ever evolving Sky platform,” stated StudioCanal U.Ok. CEO Alex Hamilton. “We sit up for an ideal collaboration collectively over the approaching months and past.”