Disney's animated superhero adventure 'Big Hero 6' surged its way to the top of the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart, which tracks combined DVD and Blu-ray unit sales, and the dedicated Blu-ray Disc sales chart the week ended March 1. Universal's 'Lucy' maintained its spot atop the rental chart.
Warner Bros. would like to offer a seamless path for consumers buying digital and physical movies stored in the industry’s competing cloud-based platforms: UltraViolet and Disney Movies Anywhere, CEO Kevin Tsujihara told an investor group.
Netflix has again stepped into the release-window fire following the acquisition of 'Beasts of No Nation' from Emmy-winning director Cary Fukunaga (“True Detective”) and starring Idris Elba (“Luther”). The $6 million drama filmed in Ghana about a fictitious African warlord reportedly was bought for $12 million following a bidding war.
As expected, Sling TV’s landmark over-the-top video service March 4 announced it is making available programming from AMC Networks and IFC to subscribers of its $20 monthly subscription streaming service.