Hulu has recently signed its first licensing agreement for The Walt Disney Studios’ theatrical features. Under this new multi-year deal, the streaming service will gain exclusive subscription VOD rights to treasure trove of hit movies and family favorites from Disney’s rich library of blockbusters.
Some of the more noteworthy movies that will be under the deal include The Nightmare Before Christmas, Mulan, Pocahontas, Hercules, Sister Act, and Air Bud. All of these titles are already available for streaming on Hulu now. The agreement will also see over 50 popular titles that will be streaming for Hulu for the first time, such as Con Air, Step Up, Gone in 60 Seconds, Pearl Harbor, Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion, The Mighty Ducks, as well as Disney blockbusters that the whole family can enjoy including Lilo & Stitch, Tarzan, The Emperor’s New Groove, Muppet Treasure Island and The Princess and the Frog, will become available on Hulu over the coming months.
“The Disney brand is synonymous with beloved movies that the whole family can enjoy,” said Craig Erwich, SVP, Head of Content, Hulu. “Expanding our offering of top-rated kids and family programming has been a top priority for us, and we know viewers will love watching these films over and over again on our service.”