Netflix to Bring Disney Movies to Canadians

This week Netflix and Walt Disney Studios revealed a multi-year licensing deal.

The deal will bring first-run Disney live-action and animated films to the video streaming service—and, miraculously, the content will be available in Canada, where Netflix has an infamously small library when compared with the US.

Starting in the middle of next year, Netflix subscribers in Canada will be able to watch movies from the likes of Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, and Lucasfilm roughly eight months after the titles leave the theatre.

Netflix currently has 48 million members in 40 countries, including nearly six million Canadians, who are among the service's most avid supporters.

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Knowlton Thomas

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Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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