Sky secures exclusive Miramax package
By Julian Clover

BSkyB has signed a new licensing deal with film and television studio Miramax.

The rights cover its Sky Movies subscription service as well as the on demand service Sky Anytime+ and multiscreen platform Sky Go.

“We are very pleased to add our award-winning and beloved films to the Sky lineup, ensuring that Sky subscribers will continue to have access to the best that independent cinema and Hollywood have to offer,” said Danny Goldman, Miramax Senior Vice President and Head of Sales, Europe. “The entertainment appeal of Sky continues to grow, and we are excited to be in business with the Sky Movies team.”

Included in the package are Life is Beautiful, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Spy Kids, and Starsky & Hutch.