Sony Pictures announced that it will distribute the theatrical release works from 2022 to 2026 on Disney + and Hulu, and will broadcast it on the TV station owned by Walt Disney Company.。Following that, Sony also signed a large contract with The Walt Disney Company.
In early April 2021, Netflix announced that it had acquired the right to exclusively distribute Sony works for 18 months after theatrical release from 2022 for multiple years. At the same time, they also signed a first-look contract for Sony-produced works for distribution. According to this report,Disney will be able to distribute Sony works after distribution on NetflixThat is.
For Sony works in 2022,movies” And “ The sequel, a live-action movie version of a popular game starring Tom Holland. (Original title: Uncharted) ”,“ Bullet Train (original title) ”, which is a movie adaptation of Kotaro Isaka’s novel with a gorgeous cast by Brad Pitt and others. After leaving Netflix, these works will be distributed and broadcast by Disney.
Also with this contract,Disney says “』『 Has also acquired distribution rights for popular series such as “Monster Hotel”.. From June 2021, Hulu in the US is expected to significantly increase the distribution lineup of Sony works. “Spider-Man: Homecoming” (2017) and “Spider-Man: Far From Home” (2019), which were Marvel Cinematic Universe works but were not distributed on Disney +, will eventually line up like other heroes. It seems to be a thing.
Sony chose to team up with Netflix & Disney instead of having its own platform, as major Hollywood studios rolled out their own distribution services. However,Since the contract between Sony and Netflix & Disney is limited to the United States, the handling in overseas countries is unknown.. The multi-year deal with the two companies is reported to give Sony a huge sum of about $ 3 billion.
In addition to Disney + and Hulu distribution services, Disney owns television stations such as ABC, Disney Channel, Freeform, FX, and National Geographic. By crossing these platforms, Sony’s work will also reach US television viewers.