Google Is In Talks To Buy The Digital Rights For Miramax Movies

Posted Nov 23, 2010

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) is in talks to buy the digital rights to Miramax’s movies. Disney is getting ready to sell the Miramax studio to Filmyard Holdings. If Google is successful in their bid, then they would get access to movies such as “No Country for Old Men” and “Pulp Fiction” to be placed on YouTube and Google TV. Google is making this deal in order to further compete with Netflix. Google had hired former Netflix exec Robert Kyncl this past September as VP of content partnerships to work on Hollywood deals like this. [AllThingsD]