Sky Deutschland picks up TMG package

'Haywire,' 'Iron Lady' among top titles

BERLIN — Steven Soderbergh’s revenge thriller “Haywire” and “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1” are heading to News Corp.’s German paybox Sky Deutschland as part of a film rights deal inked with Herbert Kloiber’s Tele Muenchen Group.

Agreement, announced Wednesday, also includes Phyllida Lloyd’s “The Iron Lady,” with Meryl Streep; Robert Schwentke’s action comedy “Red,” starring Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren; and Yasemin Samdereli’s local hit “Almanya.”

The deal gives Sky new rights for its expanding product line, which includes services such as Sky Go and Sky Anytime that allow customers to access content in a variety of ways. — Ed Meza

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