FX wasted no time getting distribution rights to theatrical movie hits The Social Network and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, announcing Tuesday that it has secure broadcast premiere rights to both films only weeks after the films' theatrical debuts.
The films will become available to FX early in 2013. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Sony's The Social Network, which chronicles the founding of online social network Facebook, generated $23 million at the box office this past weekend in its theater debut, according to online movie site Box Office Mojo. Twentieth Century Fox's Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps - a sequel to the 1987 Wall Street film starring Michael Douglas -- has garnered $35 million in box office revenues in its first two weeks in theatres, according to the site.