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Popcornflix Licenses Array of Films from Paramount Pictures

Wednesday, Mar 09, 2016

Popcornflix™, one of the largest and most widely distributed ad-supported movie and TV streaming services, has announced an agreement to license 70 films from Paramount Pictures. Among the wide range of titles to be made available to Popcornflix viewers are The Virgin Suicides, Paranormal Activity, Rugrats Go Wild and Jacob's Ladder. The films will rotate in and out of the Popcornflix library on a monthly basis.

"This agreement with Paramount gives Popcornflix users access to a diverse collection of great films from one of Hollywood's preeminent studios," says David Fannon, Executive Vice President at Popcornflix. "In one month, our users can explore critically-acclaimed films like Nobody's Fool and The Accused; the next they can enjoy fan-favorite action stars like Jean-Claude Van Damme in Bloodsport."

"We are very pleased to be making an array of films available to Popcornflix's viewers through this agreement," said Dina Vangelisti, Senior Vice President of Domestic Television Licensing & Distribution at Paramount Pictures. "Popcornflix offers a dynamic schedule, which provides terrific variety to the audience."

Popcornflix has been downloaded more than 17 million times on major mobile and OTT devices such as Roku, Xbox, Sony PlayStation and Amazon Fire TV. Along with the Paramount films, the service also offers Oscar®-winning titles such as Monster, cutting edge international cinema, children's classics like Inspector Gadget, and documentary programs by National Geographic.

Available now or coming soon for free streaming from the Paramount collection are: AEON Flux, Bound, Enduring Love, Four Feathers, Love Me If You Dare, Nobody's Fool, Rat Race, The Burbs, The Duchess, The Loved Ones, The Presidio, The Romantics, True Colors and The Virgin Suicides.

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About Popcornflix
Popcornflix provides access to free streaming movies and TV shows that include pre-roll, mid-roll and banner ads. Popcornflix is a trademark of Screen Media Ventures, LLC, a leading global independent motion picture distribution company with a broad distribution network that includes theatrical, home video, television, cable and new media, with one of the largest independently owned libraries. Popcornflix is available on Roku, Sony PlayStation PS3 and PS4, Xbox One and 360, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, mobile devices, and smart TVs by Bravia, Samsung, Panasonic and more.,,  

About Paramount Worldwide Television Licensing & Distribution
Paramount Worldwide Television Licensing & Distribution (PWTLD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), home to premier media brands that create television programs, motion pictures, consumer products, and digital content for audiences in more than 180 countries and territories. The PWTLD division oversees worldwide sales and licensing of all content handled by Paramount across Broadcast, Cable and Subscription Video-On-Demand (SVOD) platforms.  PWTLD manages content from Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Television, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, along with certain DreamWorks Animation titles.


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