10 October 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

LONDON -- Pay TV giant BSkyB said Monday it has signed a deal with 20th Century Fox International Television and Lucasfilm for rights to all six movies in the Star Wars franchise and will air the movies in a specially promoted package next summer. The deal, brokered by Sky's film acquisitions head Lisa Macdonald, means Sky's premium movie channel, Sky Movies, will be the first on U.K. television to show the complete Star Wars saga. Sky will have U.K. TV rights for all six Star Wars films beginning in August 2006, coinciding with the start of the pay tv window for Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith.


Report a problem



Similar News Items

Star Wars (1977)
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners