Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited has announced the launch of its new high definition premium English movie channel Sony Le PLEX HD. The channel will serve the discerning audiences who seek entertainment beyond the mainstream movies from Hollywood.
Sony Le PLEX HD will serve avid movie viewers with films that are popular and critically acclaimed. The focus for the channel would be to present the movies in a manner not seen before.
The network is in the process of seeking regulatory clearances and approvals. Subject to obtaining such approvals, the launch is planned around June 2016.
The network has made significant investment in securing rights for movies from Hollywood and the Premieres on the channel includes Spotlight (Academy Award winner for – Best Feature Film and Best Original Screenplay for 2016), Ex-Machina, Foxcatcher and Straight Outta Compton to name a few and will also be home to critically acclaimed movies like The Inglorious Basterds, Schindler’s List, Taxi Driver, Gladiator, Philadelphia to name a few.