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Netflix is in talks with Disney to keep streaming rights to Marvel and Star Wars movies

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Netflix is trying to keep Marvel and Star Wars movies on its service after its distribution deal with Disney ends in 2019. Netflix’s chief content officer Ted Sarandos told Reuters that the company was “still in active discussions” with Disney to hold on to the rights to stream certain franchises. Meanwhile, Disney CEO Bob Iger has said there’s no distribution plan in place currently for Lucasfilm or Marvel Studios, according to Reuters.

Earlier this week, Disney announced that it was going to end its distribution deal with Netflix — a deal that was made in 2012, but only took effect last year. The deal will end in 2019, when Disney intends to launch its own streaming service, featuring upcoming movies like Toy Story 4 and the Frozen…

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