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Netflix strikes deal for streaming rights to Sony films


Spider-Man (Tom Holland) meets with Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal) in Sony’s “Spider-Man: Far From Home.”

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Starting next year, all movies released by Sony Pictures will stream exclusively on Netflix after their theatrical and home entertainment releases.

The deal, which was announced Thursday, includes films like “Morbius,” “Uncharted,” and “Bullet Train.”

Netflix will also be able to place films like “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” as well as future Venom and other Spider-Man films on its platform. Franchises like Jumanji and Bad Boys are also included in the deal. Netflix will also have access to other titles from Sony’s movie library.

As part of this partnership, Sony will offer Netflix a first look at any films it plans on taking directly to streaming or decides to later license to streaming. Netflix has committed to make a number of these films over the course of the deal.

The length of the deal and its financials were not disclosed by the two companies.

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