Digital News Report – Netflix, ‘Watch Instantly’ streaming movies, will be adding Open Road Films as the two companies today announced reaching a multi-year agreement to have Netflix as the exclusive digital streaming service during the “pay TV window.” This release time is after the DVD release of their films.
Open Road Films first film to appear on Netflix streaming service is ‘Killer Elite’ starring Jason Statham, Robert DeNiro, and Clive Owen. ‘Killer Elite’ is scheduled to be released in theaters on September 23, 2011. The release to Netflix will be after the DVD release.
Stephanie Meyer’s ‘The Host’ will be streaming on Netflix in the future. This movie is scheduled to be released in theaters on March 29, 2013.
To access the Netflix ‘Watch Instantly’ streaming video over the Internet, there is a monthly subscription fee. The cheapest subscription is $7.99 a month, which is for the Internet service only.
By: Robert Williams