LoveFilm signs digital distribution deal with MGM

LoveFilm has agreed a UK distribution deal with MGM Studios to enable its members to watch MGM titles online and on internet-enabled devices through the LoveFilm Player.

MGM Classics will be available to LoveFilm members as part of their subscription including films such as West Side Story, The Apartment and The Taking of Pelham One Two Three. New MGM releases will be available to access on a transactional basis.

Simon Calver, CEO of LOVEFiLM commented: "We're delighted to bring MGM's legendary content to LoveFilm. With over 85 years making top quality movies, the MGM stable will be a notable addition to our expanding 'Watch Online' service. With the digital revolution underway, our opportunity for growth is huge and the addition of MGM titles is a substantial development in enhancing our digital catalogue."

Gary Marenzi, Co-President, MGM World Television, said: "LoveFilm has put together an attractive offering for British audiences and MGM is pleased to be working with them to grow the on demand markets with some of the most passionate movie lovers in the world."

DTG Staff  |  27.08.2010

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