Amazon Prime Video renews deal with Entertainment Film Distributors
Staff Reporter | On 06, Feb 2020
Amazon Prime Video has renewed its deal with Entertainment Film Distributors to be the UK and Ireland’s first window streaming home to the studio’s recently released and upcoming theatrical feature films. The multi-year deal will enable Prime Video subscribers to watch the latest Entertainment Film releases, including 2019’s Fisherman’s Friends (starring James Purefoy, Daniel Mays and Tuppence Middleton), current cinema hit Guy Ritchie’s The Gentlemen (featuring Matthew McConaughey, Michelle Dockery and Hugh Grant), Midsommar starring Oscar-nominee Florence Pugh, and critically-acclaimed releases such as The Farewell, starring Golden Globe-winning Awkwafina.
Martin Backlund, Head of Content UK, Prime Video comments: “We’re delighted to be bringing an exciting slate of popular and award-winning movies from Entertainment Films like The Gentlemen, The Farewell and Midsommar to Prime Video in the UK and Ireland. We know Prime members love top quality titles like these so it’s great to be bringing even more premium movies to Prime Video for customers to enjoy at no extra cost to their Prime membership.”
Nigel Green, Managing Director, Entertainment Film Distributors adds: “We are delighted to be continuing our relationship with Amazon so that Prime members in the UK and Ireland will be able to enjoy our hit films and classic titles on Prime Video.”
The renewed agreement follows a deal between Amazon Prime Video and STX films for the UK, Italy and France streaming rights to STX releases, including Hustlers, 21 Bridges, Bad Moms and Mile 22.