Netflix lands exclusive deal to stream Sony Pictures movies
When Sony Pictures’ Uncharted and Morbius start streaming in 2022, they’ll do so specifically on Netflix, Netflix revealed Thursday.
The Uncharted adjustment is presently pegged for a Feb. 18, 2022 best, and Morbius, about the vampire/scientist from the Spider-Man canon, is slated for Jan. 21, 2022. Other Sony Pictures that will stream specifically on Netflix consist of Bullet Train, Where the Crawdads Sing, and the follows up prepared for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and the Venom, Jumanji, and Bad Boys franchises.
The streaming offer covers 5 years, The New york city Times reported Thursday, and begins with the 2022 releases. (Sony and Netflix’s declaration just called it a multi-year arrangement.) It replaces the arrangement Sony has actually had with Starz Home entertainment returning to 2006. (Sony Pictures Animation, makers of Into the Spider-Verse, currently had a different arrangement with Netflix.)
“Sony Pictures is a great partner and we are thrilled to expand our relationship through this forward-thinking agreement,” Scott Stuber, Netflix’s head of worldwide movies, stated in a declaration launched by Sony Pictures. “This not only allows us to bring their impressive slate of beloved film franchises and new IP to Netflix in the U.S., but it also establishes a new source of first run films for Netflix movie lovers worldwide.”
Range, pointing out unnamed market sources, stated Sony executives are likewise dealing with another film licensing arrangement, for theatrical releases, different from the Netflix offer. Those very same sources stated the Netflix offer “will amount to a record-setting price tag for a pay-one window agreement,” Range reported.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.