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Telefónica secures Star Wars movies in Disney deal

Telefonica buildingTelefónica and Disney have struck an agreement that will bring all of the Star Wars movies to Movistar+ subscribers in Spain.

The deal, signed by Walt Disney Company Spain and Portugal CEO Simon Anselem and Movistar+ and Telefónica Spain director Ignacio Fernández Vega at the San Sebastián film festiva, will see the Spanish telco bring all Star Wars movies to its customers, including Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens, immediately after its theatrical release on December 18.

Telefónica is also creating a dedicated pop-up channel, Movistar+ Star Wars, which will air content related to the movies including documentaries in the series  over a two-week period ahead of the release of the new movie.