Weinstein Co., Star pact for pay TV

Deal covers India, China, Southeast Asia

BEIJING -- The Weinstein Co. and News Corp.'s Star TV have signed a five-year pact to show TWC films on Star TV pay movie channels around Asia, the companies said Friday at the Festival de Cannes.

The agreement means that TWC films such as "Sicko" and "Rob Zombie's Halloween" will be shown on Star Movies channels in India, Southeast Asia and Greater China.