Sky & Miramax Ink Exclusive Library Deal


LONDON/SANTA MONICA: Sky has secured the exclusive rights to a package of Miramax films in a multi-year licensing deal for the U.K. and Ireland.

The deal included such films as Life is Beautiful, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Spy Kids and Starsky & Hutch. The movies will be available across the range of Sky Movies subscription channels in HD, through Sky Anytime and on 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’s senior VP and head of sales for Europe. “The entertainment appeal of Sky continues to grow, and we are excited to be in business with the Sky Movies team.”


Simon Rexworthy, the controller of acquisitions at Sky, added, “It’s great to be working with Miramax as they build out their business and make more of their titles available to us. The deal will give Sky Movies customers exclusive access to some of the best titles from Miramax’s unrivalled archive including such iconic modern classics as Pulp Fiction and Chicago.”