Deal for pay one window streaming rights kicks off with Kathryn Bigelow’s Untitled Detroit Project.
Hulu is set to bring Pedro Almodovar films and hundreds of episodes of telenovelas to US viewers through streaming pacts with Telemundo and Sony Pictures Television.
Hulu Japan is producing original Japanese series, Daisho (Compensation), starring Shun Oguri and Tsutomu Takahashi.
Netflix has reported that it only added 1.5 million subscribers outside the US in the second quarter of 2016, instead of the two million it had predicted.
Lionsgate and Hulu have joined forces to acquire North American rights to Jeff Baena’s Joshy, which world premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
Hulu has had a busy week, first securing the Epix library after Netflix let it go, then announcing it was launching a virtually ad-free tier on its subscription service.
As Netflix and Amazon Prime Video launch their assault on Japan, they may find their biggest battle is not with each other, but with domestic competitors and the idiosyncrasies of the Japanese market.
US streaming service Fandor has struck a deal with Hulu Plus that will enable it to offer 30 films per month from the Criterion Collection.