Studio Ghibli‘s much loved animated movies will soon be made available to stream for the very first time.
HBO Max has announced that it has bought the exclusive streaming rights to the entire back catalogue of the Japanese animation house.
The catalogue includes Hayao Miyazaki’s Howl’s Moving Castle, My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, and many others.
The movies will be available to stream when HBO Max launches in spring 2020.
This news was according to Vincent Maraval, the founder of Wild Bunch distribution company.
Last year, soundtracks from several Studio Ghibli films were reissued on vinyl for the first time.
As The Hollywood Reporter notes, the live-action spinoff will be titled Grease: Rydell High, and will reboot the original 1978 movie with characters and songs old and new. The musical series will be produced by Paramount Television.