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Netflix signs exclusive deal with Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm & Pixar

Netflix US is getting a bit of an upgrade when it comes to exclusive content. From September onwards. The company has announced (opens in new tab) that it will be the "exclusive US pay TV home of the latest films from Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm and Pixar." There's already been Marvel and Disney films - and of course Netflix's Marvel TV shows - on the pay per month service but this is an official announcement that suggests some exceptionally good winter viewing. Unfortunately, this probably doesn't affect the UK as Now TV and Amazon Prime are big streaming contenders for both movies and TV. 

Other announcements include August as the release month of The Little Prince (which Netflix snared an exclusive deal on pre cinema release) and the September release of both Mascots and War Machine. These both fall under the Netflix Originals brand with the former starring Christopher Guest and the latter Brad Pitt in a "serio-comic" tale of the U.S military  in Afghanistan. 

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Louise Blain
Louise Blain

Louise Blain is a journalist and broadcaster specialising in gaming, technology, and entertainment. She is the presenter of BBC Radio 3’s monthly Sound of Gaming show and has a weekly consumer tech slot on BBC Radio Scotland. She can also be found on BBC Radio 4, BBC Five Live, Netflix UK's YouTube Channel, and on The Evolution of Horror podcast. As well as her work on GamesRadar, Louise writes for NME, T3, and TechRadar. When she’s not working, you can probably find her watching horror movies or playing an Assassin’s Creed game and getting distracted by Photo Mode.