LOVEFiLM and Entertainment One UK sign content deal

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MUMBAI: LOVEFiLM and Entertainment One UK (eOne) have signed a five-year content deal allowing LOVEFiLM subscribers access to the portfolio of movies including  The Twilight Saga.

Members of LOVEFiLM, Europe’s subscription service – streaming movies and TV episodes over the internet and sending DVDs by post – will be able to watch all of eOne’s new and future movies instantly on its Watch Online service through the LOVEFiLM Player, either on the PC, via in-home connected living room devices, or on the PlayStation3.

eOne’s new release catalogue will be available for UK LOVEFiLM members who subscribe to any of their  packages which offer a streaming option.

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, and third film in the The Twilight Saga, starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner, will be the first amongst a batch of titles available in the UK from October this year. Future films will include Paul WS Anderson’s The Three Musketeers in 3D, starring Orlando Bloom, Luke Evans and Milla Jovovich, TheIdes of March, directed, written and starring George Clooney and the final installments of The Twilight Saga – Breaking Dawn Part 1 and 2.

LOVEFiLM already rents available eOne DVD and Blu-ray titles via its online rental-by-post service.

LOVEFiLM CEO Simon Calver said, "We are  focused on delivering the best  experience to our members who are passionate about films and TV series. This is in line with our strategy of LOVEFiLM having the best content available across many  devices and I am  excited that LOVEFiLM will be the  place that film fans can watch movies such as The Twilight Saga: Eclipse from now on at no extra cost to their subscription."