US pay TV channel operator Starz Encore has signed a long-termdeal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution that will give StarzSuper Pak and Starz On Demand subscribers access to titles like IndependenceDay and the entire Alien and Die Hard franchises.

The licensing agreement comprises older classics and moremodern hits such as The French Connection,Patton, The Seven YearItch, True Lies and Cocoon.

Peter Levinsohn, executive vice president of worldwide paytelevision and pay-per-view at Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution,and Starz Encore Entertainment president Robert Leighton announced the deal.

Super Pak subscribers get up to 12 digital movie channels andaround 800 titles each month.

Starz On Demand is an enhanced service that offers Super Pakprogramming with DVD-like functionality for a flat monthly rate.