FX Nabs U.S. TV Rights to 'Jurassic World'

The dino thriller, which shattered box office records, will join the cabler's growing slate of blockbuster features.
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Are you one of the two people who didn't see Jurassic World in theaters this weekend?

No need to fear because it'll eventually be available on FX Networks. The cabler has secured the exclusive U.S. commercial television premiere rights to the Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard starrer, which unseating The Avengers as the highest-grossing opening weekend movie ever by raking in $208.8 million in its debut.

Jurassic World is the latest No. 1 box office movie to be acquired for television by FX and its suite of networks – FX, FXX and FXM. It joins the network's growing list of major features, including Furious 7Pitch Perfect 2, Taken 3 and Kingsman: The Secret Service.

FX is becoming an increasingly aggressive buyer of box office hits in an effort to brand itself as a destination for blockbuster features. In 2014, the network licensed 64% of all of the year’s films that grossed more than $100 million at the box office.

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