Canal+ Group has renewed its deal with Disney Media Distribution for exclusive first run and SVoD rights to Disney movies.
The deal will give Canal+ rights to air to Walt Disney Pictures, Marvel Studios, Disney Pixar and Lucasfilm movies including Captain America: Civil War, The Jungle Book and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
The deal will also see SVoD service Canalplay include ABC Studios programmes including Grey’s Anatomy, Lost, Desperate Housewives and Castle in its offering, as well as Disney and Disney Pixar films including Robin Hood, Cars, Monsters Inc and Toy Story.
“This agreement marks a new stage in our partnership with Canal+ Group. We are convinced that Canal+ subscribers will be able to fully benefit from an ever greater variety of the most compelling characters and captivating and moving stories from Disney where, when and how they want, across a unique catalogue of films and TV series,” said Astrid Barbot, CEO of Disney Media Distribution France.
“We are particularly proud to to renew our agreement with Disney, both for Canal+ and Canalplay. We can therefore offer to our subscribers the greatest productions from the prestigious Dinsey studios, including the films of Marvel Studios, Disney Pixar and Lucasfilm, beginning with the highly anticipated Star wars: The Force Awakens,” said Didier Lupfer, head of cinema at Canal+ Group.
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