Two weeks after Miramax announced a major content deal with Netflix, the studio this morning announced that it has also struck a multi-year agreement with Hulu to bring hundreds of films, including Pulp Fiction, Good Will Hunting, Scream and The English Patient to Hulu Plus subscribers. Hulu will offer select films via the advertising-supported Hulu.com service to boot.
Launching today, Hulu Plus subscribers will be able to watch Miramax movies in HD (when available), with no advertising interruption.
Additionally, Hulu says it will “soon” rotate a selection of approximately 15 Miramax films each month through Hulu.com with ad breaks, marking the first time Miramax titles have become available through an advertising-supported streaming service.
Miramax currently boasts a library of more than 700 motion pictures.
We happy? Yeah, we happy.
At the end of last year, Miramax announced that Michael (Mike) Lang had joined the studio has chief executive officer. I mention this because Lang was previously EVP, Business Development and Strategy at Fox, where he played an instrumental role in Hulu’s creation.
Founded in March 2007, Hulu is operated independently by a dedicated management team with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Seattle and Beijing. NBC Universal, News Corporation, as of April 2009, Disney, Providence Equity Partners and the Hulu team share in the ownership stake of the company. Hulu is an online video service that offers a selection of hit shows, clips, movies and more at Hulu.com, numerous destination sites online, and through the ad-supported subscription service, Hulu Plus. Hulu...