Heeere’s Stanley. With its November launch fast approaching, subscription video-on-demand service shomi has announced a new content deal with Warner Bros. International Television for new and library series and feature films including Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining.
The deal makes shomi the exclusive Canadian home for several series, including the crime drama Southland, the post-apocalyptic drama Revolution and the popular teen drama Veronica Mars.
The deal also includes several high-profile film titles, including Blade Runner, Ocean’s Eleven and the Lethal Weapon and Mad Max series, as well as other Kubrick classics such as 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.
“When we announced shomi in August, we made a commitment to deliver the best selection of television series and movies to Canadians,” said Marni Shulman, shomi’s head of content and programming. “This deal with Warner Bros International Television delivers on that promise.”
A joint venture between Rogers Media and Shaw Media, a beta version of shomi will be available to their respective customers beginning next month at a cost of $8.99 a month. The service has previously announced content deals with both Starz Digital Media and 20th Century Fox Television Distribution.