Zee Studio renews deal with Disney-ABC Television
MUMBAI: In line with its commitment to expand the reach of its content internationally, Disney‘s international TV distribution arm, Disney-ABC International Television (Asia Pacific), has renewed a multi-year movie deal with Zee Studio. This agreement covers the licensing of live action library features, Disney animated movie titles and made-for-TV movies.
Under this agreement, viewers in India will be able to enjoy blockbusters such as Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl, Armageddon, Pretty Woman and Air Force One. The deal also includes animated movies like Meet the Robinsons, Chicken Little, Tarzan I & II Jungle Book II.
Disney-ABC International Television (Asia Pacific) senior VP, MD Rob Gilby says, "We‘re delighted to be expanding our relationship with Zee to offer Indian viewers a broad range of renowned Disney movies that appeal to all members of the family. India is a key market for our business and this deal is in line with our continued commitment to expand Disney‘s content reach here."
Zee Studio executive VP, business head Neil Chakravarti says, "We are very pleased to renew our existing multi-year movie deal with Disney-ABC International Television. Zee Studio continues on its commitment to bring viewers the choicest Hollywood titles, including an exciting selection of premier animated titles from Disney."
Disney content has also been previously licensed to Zee Cafe, including US cable series Army Wives and reality series The Next Best Thing: Who Is The Greater Celebrity Impersonator? and I Wanna Be A Soap Star.