LOVEFiLM and Entertainment One UK Sign Exclusive Content Deal

By Lovefilm And Entertainment One Uk, PRNE
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

LONDON, July 14, 2011 -


LOVEFiLM and Entertainment One UK (eOne) have signed a five-year
content deal allowing LOVEFiLM subscribers exclusive access to the
portfolio of movies from the number one independent film
distributor, including the global phenomenon The Twilight

Members of LOVEFiLM, Europe’s largest subscription service -
streaming movies and TV episodes over the internet and sending DVDs
by post - will be able to watch all of eOne’s new and future movies
instantly on its Watch Online service through the LOVEFiLM Player,
either on the PC, via in-home connected living room devices, or on
the PlayStation®3.

eOne’s new release catalogue will be exclusively available for
UK LOVEFiLM members who subscribe to any of their premium packages
which offer a streaming option.

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, the worldwide phenomenon and
third film in the The Twilight Saga, starring Kristen
, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner, will be the first
amongst a batch of titles available in the UK from October this
year.  Future films will include Paul WS Anderson’s The
Three Musketeers in 3D
, starring Orlando Bloom, Luke Evans and
Milla Jovovich, TheIdes of March, directed, written
and starring George Clooney and the final instalments of The
Twilight Saga - Breaking Dawn Part 1 and 2

LOVEFiLM already rents all available eOne DVD and Blu-ray titles
via its online rental-by-post service.

Simon Calver, CEO of LOVEFiLM,

“Content producers and distributors are increasingly choosing to
make LOVEFiLM the home for their content in the UK.  We are
entirely focused on delivering the best possible experience to our
members who are passionate about films and TV series. 
Offering eOne’s excellent catalogue and great new films exclusively
to LOVEFiLM’s customers is exciting and eOne are an ideal partner.
This is in line with our strategy of LOVEFiLM having the best
content available across many different devices and I am so excited
that LOVEFiLM will be the only place that film fans can watch
movies such as The Twilight Saga: Eclipse from now on at no
extra cost to their premium subscription.”

Alex Hamilton, Director of Film at
Entertainment One, said:

We’re absolutely delighted to do this deal with
LOVEFiLM, which actively incentivises us to bring the very best
film content to all audiences on all platforms for years to come.
 I feel this is a landmark deal for both parties.”

LOVEFiLM was acquired by Amazon in February 2011 and has major
streaming content deals in place with Disney, Icon, Lionsgate, MGM,
Optimum and Warner Bros.



LOVEFiLM Corporate PR Enquiries: Ben Simons or Eleanor Williamson, M: Communications, Tel. +44(0)20-7920-2340, simons at at ; LOVEFiLM Consumer & trade PR Enquiries: Mischief, Tel. +44(0)207-100-9999, lovefilm at ; Theresa Roberts, Head of Publicity at Entertainment One, Tel. +44(0)20-7907-3523, troberts at

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