“News Corp., the media conglomerate that owns the Fox movie studio, is in talks with Apple about a deal to sell its films on Apple’s popular iTunes music store,” Paul R. La Monica reports for CNNMoney.com.

“Peter Chernin, News Corp.’s president and chief operating officer, disclosed the discussions with Apple during a conference call with analysts and reporters following the release of News Corp.’s fiscal first-quarter results Wednesday,” La Monica reports.

La Monica reports, “News Corp. said it is in talks with Apple about selling movies from its Fox studio on iTunes. That could mean that you’d soon be able to get ‘Star Wars’ from iTunes.”

“Chernin would not give a time frame as to when Fox movies might be available, if ever, on iTunes. He did say though that News Corp. and Apple were having ‘positive talks,’ but that several details still needed to be worked out,” La Monica reports.

Full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Tim R.” for the heads up.]

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