Sky Cinema cements new deal with Warner Bros bringing even more huge movies to Sky and NOW TV customers.
Today Sky has announced an extension to its relationship with Warner Bros. which will see customers in the UK, Germany and Austria benefit from access to some of the world’s most exciting films. The deal will give viewers the chance to see Warner Bros. films such as Wonder Woman premiere on Sky Cinema sooner than ever before (following the home entertainment window), special channels dedicated to some of the biggest movie franchises, plus brilliant films from the Warner Bros. library.
The agreement with Warner Bros. further strengthens the group’s content offering by ensuring Sky is able to provide the best and broadest range of content to its customers.
Now Sky Cinema customers will be able to enjoy all of the top ten grossing films in the world from last year and access top movie brands including Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings. This is on top of dedicated genre channels, a brand new premiere every day and over 1000 movies on demand.
Ian Lewis, Group Director of Sky Cinema said: “When it comes to movies, Sky Cinema offers our customers the best choice, the best platforms and our renewed deal with Warner Bros. will strengthen our service even further. Warner Bros. offers some of the most iconic films, actors and directors and we’re thrilled to continue this relationship.”
Kate Ingber, Head of Acquisitions, Movies said: “We are thrilled to have reached such a great agreement to extend and build on what is already a hugely successful relationship between Sky and our friends at Warner Bros.”
Jeffrey Schlesinger, President, Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution said: “Our friends at Sky have been great partners and Sky Cinema has been a terrific home for our movies for many years. We are pleased to have the opportunity to not only continue our strong relationship with Sky but to build upon it even further.”
Warner Bros’ titles will be available in the UK on Sky Cinema across TV, catch-up, on-demand and Now TV including premieres of blockbuster films offered sooner than ever before.
The agreement will see Sky Cinema offer Warner Bros titles across three areas:
- New movies: Delivered to Sky Cinema customers quicker than ever before, the schedule of forthcoming premieres include Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk, It, DC titles Wonder Woman, Justice League and the upcoming Aquaman as well as the forthcoming Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One and Lego Movie 2. Plus, Sky Cinema customers can also enjoy the second instalment of Fantastic Beasts; ‘The Crimes Of Grindelwald’.
- Dedicated channels: Thanks to Warner Bros’ incredible back catalogue, Sky Cinema will offer its customers a range of special channels dedicated to some of the biggest movie franchises including Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Matrix, Mad Max and DC Comics.
- Library titles: With over 1000 movies available on demand, Sky Cinema customers can download and enjoy a host of iconic Warner Bros. library titles including Blade Runner, Shawshank Redemption, Singin’ In The Rain, Wizard of Oz, Argo, 2001 Space Odyssey and Casablanca.