Jupiter VOD and NBC Universal International TelevisionDistribution have agreed a multi-year licensing agreement for video-on-demand rightsin Japan covering current, library and upcoming Universal features.
The roster includes such releases as King Kong, Nanny McPhee, BrokebackMountain, The Ice Harvest, Two for the Money, Serenity and Doom. Library titles include The BourneIdentity, Apollo 13 and2 Fast 2 Furious.
"We are delighted to have secured product from a studio ofNBC Universal's calibre, complementing a growing list of content available throughJ:COM's VOD service," Jupiter VOD's president and chief executive officerToru Araki said.
"We are excited to bepartnering with Jupiter VOD to bring NBC Universal's feature films to viewers ofthe largest cable service in Japan," Beth Minehart, senior vice presidentof international on-demand licensing for NBC Universal International TelevisionDistribution, added.