Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios’ Gary Marenzi, co-president, Worldwide Television, has announced that the company has signed a multiyear agreement with France Telecom’s Orange and its “24/24 Video” service, providing the studio’s latest feature film releases and classic movies from the MGM library to Orange’s customers via VOD.
According to the terms of the agreement, MGM’s films will be offered to Orange customers in France, Spain, Poland and soon in the UK, who subscribe to either the broadband digital television or high speed Internet package.
For French Orange customers, for example, the offer will include all of MGM’s new theatrical releases, among them such films such as ‘Casino Royale’, which will be available as VOD. In addition, films from MGM’s library will also be available as VOD, including such classics as ‘Some like it Hot’, ‘Annie Hall’, ‘Silence of the Lambs’, ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’, ‘Rocky’ and ‘Platoon’.
The 24/ 24 Video platform from Orange offers around 3,000 movies including catalogues from major film studios, as well as independent French and international productions. Subscribers can watch films on their TV or their PC. Prices start at €1 per movie and are availble for a 24-hour rental period.