Titles to bow on Friday
Maya Entertainment is expanding its video-on-demand footprint, partnering with Comcast.As part of the deal, Comcast on Friday will launch a Maya at the Movies folder with four day-and-date VOD releases, including Aidan Quinn starrer “Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright.” Ten other Maya titles are included. Maya already has VOD deals in place with TVN and In Demand, serving more than 43 million VOD homes, according to the distrib. “The addition of Comcast to our video-on-demand partnerships caps a year of tremendous growth,” Maya CEO and co-chairman Moctesuma Esparza said in a statement. “This relationship is incredibly important to Maya’s overall multi-platform approach for the content we distribute.” Maya recently has been expanding its reach beyond Latino auds, with pickups like Mark Ruffalo’s “Sympathy for Delicious,” toplining Christopher Thornton, Juliette Lewis, Orlando Bloom and Laura Linney. The distrib’s America Ferrera starrer “The Dry Land” cumed just $11,777 in theaters domestically since July.
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