Amazon Strikes Open Road Films Exclusive Streaming Pact

photo: Open Road Films reached a multiyear content-licensing agreement with midsize film distributor Open Road Films giving the e-commerce giant’s Prime Instant Video exclusive streaming rights to Open Road’s theatrical releases starting with its 2016 slate. […] Open Road titles coming to Prime ahead of any other non-cable U.S. subscription service will include: comedy “Fifty Shades of Black,” starring Marlon Wayans; action-thriller “Triple 9,” with an ensemble cast featuring Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Woody Harrelson, Aaron Paul, Kate Winslet and Gal Gadot; and Garry Marshall-directed romantic comedy “Mother’s Day,” starring Julia Roberts, Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson and Jason Sudeikis. – Todd Spangler, Variety