Redbox Has New Deal With Warner and Sony
Redbox (Nasdaq: RDBX), a leading entertainment company, today announced it has signed an Ad Supported Video on Demand (AVOD) deal with WarnerMedia to bring select titles from the company’s iconic catalog to its free streaming service. In addition, Redbox announced it will add film titles from Sony Pictures Television to its AVOD streaming service including Resident Evil: Retribution, Underworld: Evolution, We Own the Night, and Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning.
The company’s content deal with WarnerMedia adds Ad Supported Video on Demand (AVOD) movies on a monthly basis, starting with The Astronaut’s Wife, Collateral Damage, and The Long Kiss Goodnight, among others. Additional Warner Bros. titles coming to Redbox’s free streaming service include Transcendence, Arthur, Contact, No Reservations, The Upside of Anger, City By The Sea, Ready to Rumble, City of Angels, Pleasantville, The Postman, Boogie Nights, Forever Young, Doc Hollywood, JFK, Joe Versus the Volcano, and Tango & Cash.
“WarnerMedia and Sony Pictures both have amazing film catalogs which our audience will enjoy for hours on end, and they will be completely free,” said Galen Smith, CEO of Redbox. “We look forward to growing the number of films offered through our AVOD streaming service from both studios in the coming months.”
Redbox has aggressively scaled its ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) streaming service to include thousands of popular films and television series in the past year while also growing to more than 120 FAST Channels available in its Free Live TV service, with plans to add more in the coming months.