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Battle Over Theatrical Windows About To Heat Up Again

Wednesday, November 21, 2018   (0 Comments)
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From Collider:

...As it stands now, there’s a pretty standard 90-day minimum window between when a film opens in movie theaters and when it hits home video, but Variety reports that Warner Bros. and Universal Pictures are gearing up to begin talks with theater chains about shortening this window in 2019. This won’t be the first time these talks have taken place. Back in 2017, there were some major conversations in the works. A deal came close to happening that would have seen the window shortened considerably for VOD releases, with theater chains in return taking home a cut of the profits from films rented or sold during this VOD period, until the physical copy release began at the traditional 90-day window...

- Read the full article at Collider.com

 

 


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