Blockbusters such as Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe are being made available to film fans to rent and stream instantly, whenever they want to see them.
The agreement will see more than fifty films from Disney¹s library become available to LOVEFiLM subscribers paying£5.99 a month or more at no extra cost just in time for the Easter holidays.
Recently released Disney titles, such as TRON: Legacy, Tangled and I Am Number Four, will be available to rent and stream in their video-on-demand window on LOVEFiLM¹s pay-per-view service.
LOVEFiLM already offers all available Disney DVD and Blu-ray titles via its rental-by-post service.
Simon Calver, Chief Executive of LOVEFiLM, said: "Our customers will be excited to have even more great films alongside our existing physical and digital titles. This is a great endorsement of the popularity of LOVEFiLM, as Disney is one of the world's leading studios."
Catherine Powell, SVP/GM Media Distribution, The Walt Disney Company EMEA
added: "We're working with innovative partners such as LOVEFiLM to offer our programming to viewers in evermore flexible, easy to access ways, and this agreement builds on our existing DVD rental partnership to further extend the availability of our films amongst UK audiences."
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- <*>In a little over seven years, LOVEFiLM has become a leading European film subscription service, combining the benefits of DVD rental by post and, more recently, watching movies online via the LOVEFiLM Player (on the PC, the PlayStation®3 and streamed direct to TV). Customers choose from a selection of over 70,000 titles available across Blu-ray, DVDs, video games and digital streaming. LOVEFiLM currently has nearly 1.6 million members and operates in the UK, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, and Norway.*> <*>In January 2011 LOVEFiLM was acquired by Amazon EU SARL*> <*>LOVEFiLM has been a pioneer in digital film delivery in the UK since launching the first download to own movie in April 2006. The LOVEFiLM Player launched in March 2010 and offers thousands of digital titles available for members to watch on their TV, PC or PlayStation®3. For those on an Unlimited or capped package the service comes at no extra cost. Premium titles are available to everyone on a pay-per-view basis, and a number of titles are available to all site visitors for free with advertising support.*> <*>LOVEFiLM is also available through a range of internet-enabled devices - including Sony, Samsung and PS3 - taking LOVEFiLM directly into members¹ living rooms through their TV sets.*> <*>LOVEFiLM customers have generated 80 million film ratings and written*>
- <*>LOVEFiLM offers a range of rental options in each market with free postage and no late fees. In the UK these include£4.99 a month allowing members to have one DVD at a time (limit of two per month. Does not include online viewing),£5.99 a month for one DVD at a time (limit of three per month plus*>
- <*>LOVEFiLM also offers a range of video games rental options in the UK market to support gaming across XBox 360, Xbox, PS3, PS2, Wii and DS. These include£5.99 a month for one disc at a time (limit of three per month. Does not include online viewing),£9.99 a month for two discs at a time (limit of three per month plus 4 hours online viewing),£14.99 a month for two discs at a time (Unlimited discs by post and online viewing) and£18.99 for three discs at a time (Unlimited discs by post and online viewing), all with free postage and no late fees.*>
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