Foxtel is reportedly pursuing an output deal with Metro Goldwyn Mayer, which is currently in place with Stan.
Stan’s deal currently includes programs such as Fargo, The Handmaid’s Tale, Get Shorty, Clarice, Perpetual Grace Ltd., Condor, Teen Wolf, The L Word, Will & Grace in MGM’s massive film library includes the James Bond & Hobbit franchises, When Harry Met Sally, The Silence of the Lambs, West Side Story, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Rocky, RoboCop, The Pink Panther and more.
The Sydney Morning Herald reports MGM was one of the first Hollywood studios to sign agreements with Stan before its 2015 launch but the deal will expire mid-year.
Foxtel has a deal with MGM for some films, but reportedly wants more for streaming service Binge.
Stan has enjoyed deals with MGM, NBCU, Showtime, Starz, Disney and Paramount Pictures, but Showtime is headed to Paramount+, Disney titles have gone and it’s unclear how long a Paramount Pictures deal is in place.
Stan and Foxtel declined to comment.