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Sky Cinema to screen films sooner under new Warner Bros deal

A new deal between Sky and Warner Bros will give Sky Cinema subscribers quicker access to top movies.

The deal will give viewers the chance to see Warner Bros. films such as Wonder Woman premiere on Sky Cinema sooner than ever before - following the home entertainment window.

The agreement, which covers Sky Cinema in the UK and Ireland, plus Germany and Austria, includes quicker access to films such as Dunkirk, Justice League and Lego Movie 2. Sky Cinema viewers will be able to access a number special pop-up channels broadcasting Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Matrix, Mad Max and DC Comics movies. Older film titles including Blade Runner, Shawshank Redemption, Singin’ In The Rain, Wizard of Oz, Argo, 2001 Space Odyssey and Casablanca are also included in the deal.

Kate Ingber, Head of Acquisitions, Movies said:
“We are thrilled to have reached such a great agreement to extend and build on what is already a hugely successful relationship between Sky and our friends at Warner Bros.”

Jeffrey Schlesinger, President, Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution said: 
“Our friends at Sky have been great partners and Sky Cinema has been a terrific home for our movies for many years. We are pleased to have the opportunity to not only continue our strong relationship with Sky but to build upon it even further.”