Netflix and Nu Image Team for First-Run Movies

Posted Thu Sep 9, 2010 at 07:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward

Even more movies will be hitting Netflix during the "pay TV" window.

The traditional flow of movies goes a little something like this. First they go to theaters, finish their run, and get released on DVD a few months later. A few weeks after the DVD release, pay TV channels like HBO get to start showing them, and then finally streaming services like Netflix get access.

The new deal between Netflix and Nu Image/Millenium Films changes that up a bit. Netflix climbs up a rung, and gets to start streaming at the same time pay channels would normally get them.

Nu Image is the company behind 'Brooklyn's Finest,' 'Righteous Kill,' and 'The Expendables.' Netflix says to expect 10 to 15 new streaming films from Nu Image per year.

Source: Market Watch

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Brooklyn's Finest (Blu-ray)
Righteous Kill (Blu-ray)
Tags: Industry Trends, Streaming Content, Nu Image, Netflix (all tags)