Epix Megaplex: The "largest HD film library online" coming in 2010
Epix, a new premium online video channel from Viacom, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Lionsgate, has told NewTeeVee in a recent interview that it would deliver 3000 movies to subscribers via EpixHD.com. The Epix Megaplex segment will also offer many films previously un-digitized including crime dramas, musicals and mob movies (my personal favorite). This, according to the company, will make Epix the "largest HD film library online," even beating out Netflix's 17000 titles. The web component will match its TV channel though distributors have the option of not including an online offering. Right now the only distributor, Verizon, hasn't made the service available through FiOS, but maybe that'll happen when Megaplex launches in the first quarter of 2010.
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Posted by Justin Davey at September 21, 2009 5:40 AM