Starz, the premium movie channel that owns the Internet rights to movies from Disney and Sony Pictures, has stopped talking with Netflix about renewing their streaming-licensing agreement and announced it will pull its content off Netflix when the deal expires in February.
Here's what Starz said in a statement this afternoon.
"Starz Entertainment has ended contract renewal negotiations with Netflix. When the agreement expires on February 28, 2012, Starz will cease to distribute its content on the Netflix streaming platform. This decision is a result of our strategy to protect the premium nature of our brand by preserving … Read more