Germany’s Splendid Signs VOD Deal With Sony Entertainment Network

3:35 AM PST 07/06/2012 by Scott Roxborough
Lionsgate

Splendid titles, including “The Expendables” and “Gangs of New York,” will be available on devices such as Sony tablets and the PlayStation Portable.

BERLIN – German distributor Splendid Film has signed a VOD deal with Sony Entertainment Network that will see Splendid license its film catalogue for use across Sony’s online and mobile devices, including on Sony tablets, PlayStation games consoles and PlayStation Portable devices.

The agreement, announced Friday, will include recent hits, such Sylvester Stallone’s actioner The Expendables, as well library titles such as Steven Soderbergh’s Traffic and Gangs of New York from director Martin Scorcese.

"The marketing of programs via Internet platforms is becoming increasingly significant,” said Splendid CEO Andreas Klein. “In the Sony Entertainment Network, we have gained another very important partner for broadcasting our programs.”

Splendid subsidiary Enteractive Hamburg will handle the technical delivery of the company’s titles to Sony’s platforms

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