Starz Digital Media Now Available On iTunes Store
Consumers Can Rent, Buy Content From Starz Media's Overture Films, Anchor Bay, Manga
Mike Reynolds 9/23/2009 10:16:09 AM EDT
Starz Digital Media is making new and vintage movie programming available on the iTunes Store.
Content from Starz Media's Overture Films, Anchor Bay Films, Anchor Bay Entertainment, and Manga Entertainment is now available on iTunes. With today's launch, the 2008 Sundance Film Festival nominated, Sunshine Cleaning, starring the two-time Oscar-nominated Amy Adams and Golden Globe- winner Emily Blunt. Sunshine Cleaning is available for purchase and rental.
The studios' content joins Starz Entertainment original comedies Head Case, Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-up, and Manga Entertainment TV anime Gurren Lagann and Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex in the iTunes Store.
Other new movie additions from Starz Digital Media available on iTunes include: classic horror titles The Hills Have Eyes and Phantasm; recent theatrical and direct-to-video releases The Haunted World of El Superbeasto; The Education of Charlie Banks, The Grand, Lower Learning, Sex and Death 101 and Surfer, Dude (Matthew McConaughey);
Popular anime movies from Manga Entertainment such as Dead Space: Downfall, Hellboy: Blood and Iron, Hellboy: Sword of Storms, and Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie sre also available
"We are very pleased to be expanding our offerings on iTunes to now include a wide array of current and library feature films from Overture Films, Anchor Bay Entertainment, and Manga Entertainment, in addition to the popular Manga Entertainment and Starz Originals TV content," said Marc DeBevoise, senior vice president, digital media, business development and strategy for Starz Media and lead executive for Starz Digital Media, in a statement.
Noted Starz Media vice president, digital media and business development Mara Winokur: "Expanding the reach of these films with iTunes purchase and rental options is a win for consumers and offers up a strong new business opportunity for these properties. The availability on iTunes brings a whole new level of customer satisfaction for fans of these movies."