Following the acquisition of Vudu by Fandango last year, the latter has announced the unification of its two movie and TV streaming services. Vudu and FandangoNOW will merge to become the “newly updated” Vudu service which, in turn, will replace FandangoNOW as the official movie and TV store on Roku.
This means that Vudu will now provide up to 200,000 no-subscription new release and catalog movies and TV shows, for rental or purchase, with both 4K UHD and watch-for-free titles. New releases on Vudu include Luca, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, Black Widow, The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, A Quiet Place Part II and Godzilla vs. Kong. Vudu is available on multiple platforms and can offer Dolby Atmos audio and Dolby Vision dynamic range on certain titles.
“At Fandango, we’ve been building a digital network that super-serves tens of millions of fans across the entire entertainment lifecycle, from movie and TV discovery with Rotten Tomatoes, to our three theatrical ticketing apps and now an even larger scale Vudu on-demand streaming destination,” said Fandango President Paul Yanover. “During a time where consumers have a myriad of viewing options, we’re proud to deliver a service that presents an unparalleled library of content, many titles that are not available on subscription services, and the flexibility to pay as you go.”
Fandango makes no apologies for capitalizing on Vudu’s size and content selection paired with its own scale in theatrical ticketing to provide studios, brands and marketers with the ability to reach a massive audience. FandangoNOW customers can transfer their accounts and collections to Vudu, while access to the libraries will be provided through Vudu itself. The Movie Store and TV Store on Roku devices will automatically update from FandangoNOW to the new Vudu.
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