Deal includes Twelve,' 'Azkaban'
LONDON — Warner Bros. has signed a deal to supply movies to the U.K. video-on-demand cable service FilmFlex.Deal covers recently released pics including “Ocean’s Twelve” and “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,” along with library titles such as “Ocean’s Eleven,” “Analyze This” and “Nightmare on Elm Street 3.” FilmFlex is a joint venture of Sony, Disney and Brit PPV specialist On Demand. It also has programming deals with Paramount, MGM and DreamWorks. Its VOD service is available to over 250,000 cable customers in 12 cities, carried predominantly on systems owned by NTL. NTL and rival cabler Telewest, which are in merger talks, plan to roll out the service across the country this year. FilmFlex currently offers some 200 movies, including “Mean Girls,” “King Arthur,” “Spider-Man 2,” “13 Going on 30,” “50 First Dates” and “Jersey Girl.”
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