Amazon Prime Video Gets Exclusive SVOD Rights to Broad Green Films22 Apr, 2016 By: John Latchem
Broad Green Pictures and Amazon April 22 announced a multiyear agreement making Prime Video the exclusive premium subscription home for Broad Green’s theatrical films. Among the first films added under the deal is the comedy A Walk in the Woods starring Robert Redford, Nick Nolte and Emma Thompson.
Other releases being added include Learning to Drive starring Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kingsley; I Smile Back starring Sarah Silverman; and 99 Homes starring Andrew Garfield, Laura Dern and Michael Shannon.
Also included in the deal is Broad Green’s upcoming The Infiltrator, in theaters July 15. The film stars Bryan Cranston as Robert Mazur, an undercover Federal agent who brought down the largest drug and money laundering operation in U.S. history. The documentary Buena Vista Social Club: Adios will also come to Prime Video.
“The titles that we have released previously on Amazon have had great success, both in DVD and Blu-ray, as well as streaming on-demand on Amazon Video. Working with Amazon to share our titles on Prime Video now gives us the ability to strategically promote our films across more platforms, to reach even more viewers,” said Steve Nickerson, president of home entertainment at Broad Green Pictures.
“We know our Prime members are always hungry for great entertainment and that’s what we aim to bring them,” stated Jason Ropell, worldwide head of motion pictures for Amazon. “Broad Green is producing critically-acclaimed, smart, and unique films that we know our Prime members will love watching on Prime Video.”