LOVEFiLM Inks Deal To Provide 20th Century Fox Content In The UK

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The Amazon owned streaming service LOVEFiLM has signed a multi-year deal with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution to provide its customers with streaming access to recent and forthcoming movies and TV series.

Under the pact, films released in 2011 will be available to LOVEFiLM subscribers from March 2013 and select TV shows from 20th Century Fox’s vast television library – including early seasons of Sons of Anarchy and all seasons of 24, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Angel and Prison Break – will be available from July 2012. This is the latest in a long line of content deals that LOVEFiLM has signed in the past twelve months, previous deals signed by the company include those with Warner Bros., Sony Pictures, NBCUniversal, Entertainment One, STUDIOCANAL, Disney, ABC, BBC and ITV.

Speaking of the deal, Jim Buckle, Managing-Director of LOVEFiLM, said: “It feels great to announce another major studio deal for LOVEFiLM. 20th Century Fox is one of the world’s leading studios, known across the globe for creating fantastic, iconic content. This partnership will give LOVEFiLM members access to the studio’s huge range of recent movies and the opportunity to revisit some of the best American TV series produced in recent years.”

While Gina Brogi, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Pay Television and Subscription Video on Demand for 20th Century Fox Television Distribution added: “We are delighted to be partnered with LOVEFiLM on this new window for Fox films in the UK.  This film and series agreement enables us to give UK fans yet another avenue to enjoy the great stories and characters they have come to know and love from our studio.”