Canada’s SVOD platform Club illico signs deal with Paramount



The Canadian French-language SVOD service, Club illico, has secured a Pay-One licensing deal with Paramount Global Content Distribution.

The deal was signed by Quebecor Content and was made effective in December 2022. It sees Club illico become the exclusive French Language home for all new Paramount Pictures feature films following their theatrical release in Canada.

It will include a slate of Top Gun: Maverick, Babylon, Scream 6, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning – Part One, and Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning – Part Two.

“We are excited to be partnering with Paramount Global Content Distribution to bring a robust slate of box office hits and critically acclaimed films to our subscribers,” said Louis Pearson, senior director, Acquisitions and Original Film at Quebecor Content. “Club illico subscribers love movies, and the addition of Paramount’s films significantly broadens our current offering of high-calibre original productions and exclusive series and strengthens Club illico’s position as a leader among French-language streaming services in Canada.”

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