Will ‘The Northman’ Be Coming to Netflix?

The Northman – Picture: Focus Features

Robert Eggers new historic epic, The Northman is headed to theaters in late April and ought to be coming to Netflix within the US and different areas all over the world however not for just a few years.

Starring Ethan Hawke, Alexander Skarsgård and Nicole Kidman, the brand new film follows a younger Viking prince on his quest to avenge his father’s homicide.

The film has been receiving rave opinions with it at the moment carrying an 83 on Metacritic giving it the coveted “Must-see” badge. Collider states that that is one in all Robert Eggers best movies to date.

Will The Northman be on Netflix within the United States?

Yes, nevertheless it gained’t be coming anytime quickly. In reality, if you happen to solely use Netflix, you’ve acquired years to wait earlier than it turns into accessible.

The cause it’s coming to Netflix is thanks to an expansive deal Netflix struck with Universal in 2021 which signifies that all Universal motion pictures come to Netflix albeit with live-action motion pictures coming a lot later after a theatrical launch.

Here’s the part of the newly struck deal that would come with The Northman.

“As part of the deal, Netflix will also license rights to the full Animated and Live Action slate from UFEG about 4 years after release as well as rights to select titles from Universal’s vast movie library.”

The Northman isn’t fairly a Universal launch on condition that Focus Features is distributing. Focus Features does, nevertheless, fall below the UFEG (Universal Filmed Entertainment Group) portfolio.

That means we’re anticipating The Northman on Netflix in 2026. Yes, that’s a good distance to go.

Netflix’s DVD service within the US will carry the film in late 2022 and Peacock will receive the movie by the summer.

Will The Northman be on Netflix Internationally?

Outside the United States, Universal Pictures is dealing with the film distribution which means that we should always see the film flip up on companies who already obtain Universal motion pictures.

Sadly, we don’t have actual specifics per area however as we did for our Ambulance (one other Universal film launch) predictions, we are able to use earlier releases to guess which areas will obtain The Northman and when.

South Korea at the moment will get new Universals the quickest receiving new Universal motion pictures round 9 months after releasing in theaters. That was the case for F9 which arrived on Netflix South Korea in April 2022, for instance. If that’s the case for The Northman, we’ll see the film added in late 2022 or early 2023.

The subsequent set of areas that get Universal motion pictures achieve this round 2 years after their theatrical debut. These areas include the United Kingdom, Australia, Israel, Poland, Turkey, and others. In that case, you possibly can count on The Northman accessible in 2024.

Outside of those areas, there isn’t a mounted sample which means we’re not predicting The Northman to be accessible anytime quickly which means you’ll have to use different strategies to watch. Peacock is slowly rolling out all over the world which is predicted to be the default streaming dwelling for all Universal motion pictures.

Will you be ready for The Northman on Netflix or watching it elsewhere? Let us know within the feedback.

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