Netflix takes gamble with Epix film cull in US
North America technology reporter
31 August 2015
From the section Technology
Netflix will soon not have many popular movies – including the Hunger Games starring Jennifer Lawrence
Thousands of movies will be removed from Netflix in the US after the streaming service decided not to renew a deal with distributor Epix.
Removed titles will include the Hunger Games and Transformers movies.
Netflix, which has more than 60 million subscribers worldwide, said it wanted to focus on exclusive content.
Rival US service Hulu will take on the Epix catalogue. “Our subscribers have been asking us for more, and more recent, big movies,” Hulu said.
“We listened. Through this new deal with Epix, we are proud to now be able to offer a huge selection of the biggest blockbusters and premium films.”
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Source:: BBC Entertainment