Tuesday, August 16

Universal Movies will be released on Peacock as soon as 45 days after the theatrical release in 2022

If you haven’t subscribed to Peacock yet, now might be the best time to fly to the NBCUniversal streaming service. Today, the streamer announced that Universal’s films will debut at Peacock as soon as 45 days after their theatrical release. Featuring the distributor’s 2022 theatrical roster including hits like Halloween ends Y Downton Abbey: a new era, you’ll want easy access to the service when new movies are released.

The arrangement will begin with the 2022 theatrical roster, which means that the majority of films from Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Illumination, and DreamWorks Animation will air exclusively on Peacock after their theatrical debut.

“As we continue to invest in the most valued and sought-after content for Peacock, movies are essential to that combination,” said Kelly Campbell, Peacock president, in a statement provided to Jugo Mobile. “The team at Universal Filmed Entertainment Group are fantastic partners and we are excited to bring their incredible list of blockbuster movies and beloved franchises to Peacock as soon as 45 days after their theatrical release, and to bring a constant stream of exclusively fresh and original films. for Peacock Customers all year round. “

The upcoming movies list includes a handful of exciting new titles. Cheer up as Jessica Chastain and Penelope Cruz team up for a globe-trotting spy movie at The 355, or a collaboration between Julia Roberts and George Clooney on Entrance to paradise. We’re all on the edge of our seats for the rom-com Marry me starring J. Lo and Owen Wilson, and the same goes for the new Downton Abbey installation, New era. Other titles include The black phone, Bad boys, Ambulance, Y Halloween ends.

“Prioritizing the theatrical experience and making our content world-class remains the cornerstone of our business,” said Peter Levinsohn, UFEG Vice President and Chief Distribution Officer. “By ensuring our next roster has a theatrical window and a timely Peacock debut, we meet the needs and expectations of key stakeholders across the spectrum, from our filmmakers and producing partners to Peacock viewers and subscribers.”

This announcement marks NBCUniversal’s commitment to submit its content to Peacock, which launched last year. The streamer recently launched Halloween deaths Exclusively on the platform, a twist on the exclusive theatrical premiere. While not all Universal movies will land on Peacock exactly 45 days after their theatrical release, we can expect them earlier than usual as the streamer turns the corner around 2022.


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