Sky has struck a multi-year, pan-European deal with movie giants Sony which will secure its place as the home of Sony’s latest hits.
The deal covers comprises all new and future Sony releases, including the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot, Angry Birds, Money Monster and Inferno and also gives Sky access to titles in 4K.
Sky says its customers will be able to see big name films “only a few months after they have been released in cinemas” and a year before they arrive on other streaming services.
Gary Davey, Managing Director, Content, Sky commented: “Our customers will be able to enjoy all the latest Sony blockbusters over a year before any other subscription service with the ability to watch them whenever and wherever they choose.
“Sony has a fantastic track record of producing big global hits with a really exciting slate of films coming up including Ghostbusters and Inferno.
“Along with our investments in entertainment, sport and the arts, major agreements like this help meet our commitment to provide our customers with exclusive, world-class films and programmes and the very best TV experience.”
Keith LeGoy, President, International Distribution at Sony Pictures Television said: “Sky is a fantastic collaborator and this landmark movie deal across multiple territories further cements our relationship over the coming years.
“Together we are now able to bring what are sure to be some of the biggest and most talked-about movies and upcoming releases to Sky viewers across Europe for the first time.”