Foxtel has a new agreement with Entertainment One (eOne) for a package of feature films for Foxtel’s premium movie service.
Entertainment One is a Canadian multinational entertainment company and a subsidiary of American toy manufacturer Hasbro.
The deal consists of an exclusive slate of current feature films, including the critically-acclaimed, multi award-winning film 1917.
Winner of three Academy Awards, two Golden Globes and seven BAFTAS, including Best Film, Best Director and Outstanding British Film, 1917 was eOne’s biggest theatrical release in the UK to date, grossing more than $578 million worldwide.
The slate also features multi-award-winning hits such as Judy starring Renee Zellweger, who received an Oscar, BAFTA and Golden Globe award for the role and Vice starring Oscar and Golden Globe winner Christian Bale and Golden Globe winner Amy Adams.
Other titles include Wild Rose starring Jessie Buckley, Booksmart directed by Olivia Wilde, Australian coming-of-age drama Babyteeth, as well as Captive State, Thank You For Your Service and Just Getting Started.
The agreement will also includes Oscar-winning film Green Book starring Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen, Australian-made films Palm Beach and Top End Wedding and a significant number of library titles.
“At a time when we know our customers are spending more time at home and more time watching Foxtel, this new deal with our partners at eOne adds to our great movie line-up," says Foxtel chief commercial cfficer Amanda Laing.
"The relationship with eOne provides our subscribers with some of the world’s best hit movies, from Green Book and 1917 to Judy, some of which are available to watch immediately.”
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