Sony Inks Home Video Deal With Oz-Based Transmission Films

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has sealed a multiyear deal with Transmission Films to distribute the company’s titles Down Under. Starting October 1, SPHE will offer Transmission’s library of films and future output to the home entertainment market in Australia — through its joint venture Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Australia Pty Limited — and in New Zealand. The company’s release slate includes Todd Haynes’ Cannes hit Carol starring Cate Blanchett; Suffragette, starring Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep; and Martin Scorsese’s Silence, with Liam Neeson and Adam Garfield. The deal also includes titles from Transmission’s sister company See-Saw Films, including the Ian McKellen-Laura Linney pic Mr. Holmes and Macbeth, starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard.

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