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Disney’s new deal with Sony leads to Spider-Man flick on Disney +

A few weeks ago, Sony Pictures closed a deal with Netflix with exclusive streaming rights for its theatrical streaming release starting in 2022, as well as catalog titles and some new originals that they team up to produce do. Now disney Has also announced A licensing deal with Sony Pictures for theatrical release from 2022 – 2026, as well as a number of its old catalog titles.

So what is going on? The Netflix deal secures exclusive US rights for the period after the films were released theatrically and Blu-ray / video on-demand, almost nine months after it hit theaters. Disney’s deal comes later, for the window where films usually run on cable television or broadcast networks with commercials (as in) time limit Mention, the deal was with a similar Sony’s now-Disney-owned network FX).

In addition to the new films, the deal also secures streaming rights for older films including Spider-Man films that are missing from the MCU set on Disney + and developed into Spider-prone (following their exclusivity on Netflix). In addition to Disney + and the company’s various cable networks, it also covers Hulu and a note in the press release will add “a significant number of library titles” that will debut in June.

There is no word on how much money is changing hands, but Keith Le Goy from Sony Pictures said in a statement that “the deal is an important part of our film distribution strategy, maximizing the value of each of our films For, they are available to consumers of all Windows with a wide range of key partners. “

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