The online media company, has signed a deal with Open Road Flim to streaming movies after thy’ve been released on DVD.
The deal will give Netflix streaming rights for Open Road Films’ first film, an action thriller starring Jason Statham, Robert DeNiro and Clive Owen titled Killer Elite. It also will give it exclusive access to The Host, an upcoming adaptation of a best-selling novel by Twilight Series author Stephanie Meyer that is bound to be popular with the young adult crowd. More titles will be announced as Open Road Films production ramps up.
In a written statement, Ortenberg, the CEO said, "Netflix provides us the opportunity to bring Open Road Films titles to consumers in the most innovative ways possible, and this partnership is an important part of our new model for theatrical distribution."