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CineNova inks TV deals with MGM, Fox

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Movie channel CineNova has inked new film licensing deals with MGM and 20th Century Fox.

The exclusive agreement with MGM includes Bond pic “Die Another Day,” Nicolas Cage starrer “Windtalkers,” and comedy sequel “Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde,” starring Reese Witherspoon.

CineNova, whose shareholders include Sony Pictures Entertainment and Buena Vista Intl. Television, offers 24-hour premium movie multiplex channels on digital platforms across Holland and Dutch-speaking Flemish Belgium. The MGM pics will premiere on the movie service later this year.

The pact with 20th Century Fox includes “X-Men,” starring Halle Berry and Patrick Stewart, and “Me, Myself and Irene,” starring Jim Carrey and kicks in this month.

Cinenova also carries movies from indie groups including Indies Entertainment, RCV Entertainment Group, Les Films De L’Elysee, Paradiso Filmed Entertainment and DreamWorks.

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