eOne, 20th Century Fox Expand Home Entertainment Pact

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The latest Canadian joint venture will cover the releases of 'The Hateful Eight,' 'The Peanuts Movie' and 'Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip' among other titles.

Entertainment One and 20th Century Fox have set up a home entertainment joint venture in Canada as part of a growing international distribution alliance.

Upcoming home entertainment releases covered under the new venture include The Hateful Eight, The Peanuts Movie, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip.

The move builds on a multi-territory home entertainment partnership between eOne and Fox that includes distribution in Australia, Spain, the U.K. and Benelux.

Fox's home entertainment division will manage sales and distribution services on DVD and Blu-ray for eOne for film, TV and family home entertainment titles in the U.K., Ireland, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Spain and Australia.

In the U.S. market, Fox also will exclusively handle the physical home entertainment marketing and sales efforts for eOne's preschool brand Peppa Pig.

"eOne is a valued partner and a global leader in acquisition, production and distribution of entertainment,” said Keith Feldman, president, worldwide distribution at 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, in a statement Tuesday.