James Bond Films to Stream on Honda Minivans Under Epix Deal

Premium entertainment network Epix, an MGM company, announced that its streaming video app will be integrated into the available rear-seat entertainment systems of Honda’s 2018 Odyssey minivan. Epix is the first entertainment service globally to launch an app that makes its movies, original series and other original programming available to passengers in a connected car through an Epix subscription. This innovative new distribution platform underscores the network’s commitment to strengthening the TV Everywhere experience to meet consumers where they are, further making vehicles true mobile platforms to watch video. The connected car platform is powered by Delphi Automotive in conjunction with OpenMobile World Wide, a leading software company that integrates Android compatibility solutions for the automotive and transportation industries.

“We are excited to be the first entertainment network to partner with Honda for this key inflection point in the world of smart connected vehicles and video,” said Mark Greenberg, President and CEO of Epix. “As vehicles evolve to become the ultimate mobile device, we are pleased to work with Honda to develop new entertainment experiences for second and third row passengers and pioneer this next chapter of streaming video and true TV Everywhere.”

“Epix has a deep roadmap of innovative features planned in the coming months, including new ways to download content to your Honda entertainment system using other mobile devices in and out of vehicles,” added Jon Dakss, Chief Digital Officer, Epix. “We’re also tracking the rapid technological advances in the autonomous vehicle space as we believe they will create extraordinary new ways for people to access premium content while they travel”.

Honda Odyssey passengers sitting in the second and third rows will have access to the network’s breadth of premium content: thousands of movies on demand including big franchises such as James Bond, The Hunger Games and Star Trek; critically acclaimed original series Berlin Station, Golden Globe nominated Graves and, coming August 13th, Get Shorty; groundbreaking documentaries such as America Divided; music and comedy events from Katy Perry, Louis CK, Wanda Sykes and more.

“The 2018 Honda Odyssey is a great leap forward in connectivity, with an emphasis on communication between family members and their connections to digital content,” said Jeff Conrad, senior vice president and general manager of America Honda Motor Co., Inc. “the Odyssey accomplishes this with available features such as CabinWatch and CabinTalk plus our relationship with EPIX providing second and third row passengers with access to streaming digital content.”

Press Release: Streaming Media.

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James Bond Films Streaming on Hulu, May 2017

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In the lead up to the May 20th release of ‘Becoming Bond‘, Hulu will be streaming ten James Bond films throughout May, 2017.

  • ‘Dr. No’ (1962)
  • ‘From Russia with Love’ (1963)
  • ‘Thunderball’ (1965)
  • ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’ (1969)
  • ‘Moonraker’ (1979)
  • ‘For Your Eyes Only’ (1983)
  • ‘A View To A Kill’ (1985)
  • ‘Licence To Kill’ (1989)
  • ‘GoldenEye’ (1995)
  • ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ (1997)

Hulu Releases Trailer for ‘Becoming Bond’

Following its world première at the SXSW Film Festival, ‘Becoming Bond’ will stream exclusively on Hulu from Saturday, 20 May, 2017.

Written and directed by Josh Greenbaum, the Hulu original documentary chronicles the “stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969), despite having never acted a day in his life. Then after being offered the next seven Bond films and a $1 million signing bonus, he turned it all down.

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James Bond Films Streaming on Amazon Prime

James Bond films on Amazon Prime

Among the new releases coming to Amazon Prime this February (2017), are a number of Bond favourites, including:

  • ‘Goldfinger’ (1964)
  • ‘You Only Live Twice’ (1967)
  • ‘Diamonds are Forever’ (1971)
  • ‘Live and Let Die’ (1973)
  • ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’ (1974)
  • ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ (1977)
  • ‘Octopussy’ (1983)
  • ‘Never Say Never Again’ (1983)
  • ‘The Living Daylights’ (1987)
  • ‘The World Is Not Enough’ (1999)
  • ‘Die Another Day’ (2002)

‘Fleming – The Man Who Would Be Bond’ on Netflix Brazil

Fleming the Man Who Would Be Bond

From January 1st, 2017, Netflix Brazil will begin streaming ‘Fleming – The Man Who Would Be Bond’.

Starring Dominic Cooper (Ian Fleming) and Lara Pulver (Ann O’Neill), the four part miniseries from BBC Worldwide, chronicles the life and military career of James Bond creator Ian Fleming.

Set during the Second World War, the partially fictionalised biography, spans the period from 1938 to 1952, during which time Fleming was summoned by the British Naval Intelligence Service to work on a mission against Nazi Germany.

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