Twentieth Century Fox Launches HD Streaming Program

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is aiming to boost digital streaming and downloading of its content, through a new program the firm announced this morning. The entertainment firm, which is a subsidiary of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation/News Corp., said that its DIGITAL HD initiative will allow consumers to download or stream Fox movies, via Amazon, CinemaNow, Google Play, iTunes, PlayStation, VUDU, Xbox Live and YouTube. Fox said that the digital download service will be available in more than 50 countries. As an example, the company said that sci-fi film PROMETHEUS will be available for $15, and will be available three weeks before Blu-ray, DVD, and video-on-demand. Twentieth Century Fox also said it plans to release Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter; Ice Age: Continental Drift; The Watch; and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days through the new effort.