FilmStruck Bowing Podcast9 Nov, 2017 By: Erik Gruenwedel
FilmStruck, the subscription streaming movie service from Turner Classic Movies and the Criterion Collection, Nov. 9 launched a bi-weekly available for download via Apple, iHeartRadio and Tune In Radio.
The podcast joins the Turner Podcast Network (TPN) alongside branded podcasts from CNN, Bleacher Report, TruTV, TNT, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim.
Hosted by Alicia Malone, the initial 35-minute podcast features a long-form interview with director Darren Aronofsky discussing his psychological drama mother!, among other topics.
Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Domhnall Gleeson, Michaelle Pfeiffer, Javier Bardem and Ed Harris, mother! has generated $44 million at the global box office since its Sept. 15 debut.
Paramount Home Media Distribution releases the movie digitally Dec. 5 and on disc Dec. 19.
TPN was created to implement a portfolio-wide network that centralizes publishing and production for all Turner podcasts in order to develop and launch new branded podcasts across Turner’s news, kids and entertainment brands.
Turner, which is owned by Time Warner, claims its podcasts reach an average monthly audience of over 7.2 million unique users and 11.7 million downloads.