Universal May Pull Back Films From Others

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

A new report over at Bloomberg indicates NBCUniversal may soon pull its films from competitors like Netflix and HBO Max.

Currently, HBO Max has a contract that allows it to stream new Universal Pictures movies nine months after they hit the theaters – including franchises like “Fast & Furious” and “Jurassic World”. Netflix has a similar deal with Universal-owned Illumination Entertainment’s titles.

Both deals expire this year and when they do, it gives NBCUniversal the freedom to potentially move those films over to its Peacock service which – as of now – doesn’t really

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