Sony's Uncharted Movie and More Will Stream on Netflix in New Deal

By: Dylan Lepore | @dylanslegos

Netflix and Sony Pictures Entertainment sign a deal to stream future SPE projects such as Morbius and Uncharted.

The SPE and Netflix deal, announced Thursday, is a multi-year, exclusive first pay window licensing deal in the U.S. for theatrically released Sony Pictures Entertainment feature films, beginning with their 2022 film slate.

  • Escape Room 2 - Theatrical Jan. 7, 2022 | Netflix Fall 2022
  • Morbius - Theatrical Jan. 21, 2022 | Netflix Fall 2022
  • Uncharted - Theatrical Feb. 18, 2022 | Netflix Late 2022
  • Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse 2 - Theatrical Oct. 7, 2022 | Netflix Summer 2023
  • Bullet Train - Theatrical 2022 | Netflix TBD
  • Where The Crawdads Sing - Theatrical TBD | Netflix TBD
  • Masters Of The Universe - Theatrical TBD | Netflix TBD
  • Venom 3 - Theatrical TBD | Netflix TBD
  • Bad Boys 4 - Theatrical TBD | Netflix TBD
  • Jumanji 4 - Theatrical TBD | Netflix TBD

According to the Sony Pictures press release, “Under the deal, Netflix will obtain first pay window rights to SPE titles following their theatrical and home entertainment windows. Tentpoles such as Morbius, Uncharted, Where the Crawdads Sing, and Bullet Train will be among the initial 2022 offerings.”

Keith Le Goy, President, Worldwide Distribution and Networks, Sony Pictures Entertainment, said, “Netflix has been a terrific partner as we continue to expand our relationship ... At Sony Pictures, we produce some of the biggest blockbusters and the most creative, original films in the industry. This exciting agreement further demonstrates the importance of that content to our distribution partners as they grow their audiences and deliver the very best in entertainment.”

[In the meantime, Nathan Fillion's Nathan Drake is a must watch for Uncharted fans.]

The press release continues,” They will be followed by continued entries in Sony Pictures’ rejuvenated slate of IP, including the sequel to Oscar-winning Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and several more SPE films featuring Marvel characters, including future installments of Venom and Spider-Man; and expected follow-ups for the Jumanji and Bad Boys franchises. Netflix will also license rights to select titles from SPE’s vast movie library.”

Scott Stuber, Head of Global Films at Netflix, said, “Sony Pictures is a great partner, and we are thrilled to expand our relationship through this forward-thinking agreement ... This not only allows us to bring their impressive slate of beloved film franchises and new IP to Netflix in the U.S., but it also establishes a new source of first-run films for Netflix movie lovers worldwide.”

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