Amazon Reaches Licensing Deal With Bleeker Street

Multi-Year Deal Includes Bobby Fischer Bio Film
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Amazon has reached a multi-year licensing deal with Bleeker Street films that will include exclusive distribution of the company’s theatrical films, the streaming service said Tuesdays.

The deal includes such films as Danny Collins starring Al Pacino, and Pawn Sacrifice starring Tobey Maguire as American chess champion Bobby Fischer. Other films to be distributed exclusively via Amazon Prime Instant Video include the 2015 Sundance Film Festival movie I'll See You in My Dreams, family-drama Captain Fantastic and the Bryan Cranston led Trumbo, said Amazon.

"As we build out our collection of films, it's important to us to share the work of these amazing filmmakers with a broad viewing audience," stated Andrew Karpen, CEO of Bleecker Street. "We look forward to bringing Prime members an entertainment experience we're sure they'll love."

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