CinemaNow will be the first online video-on-demand service to offer content from a major studio to the Japanese market.

CinemaNow will be the first online video-on-demand service to offer content from a major studio to the Japanese market.

CinemaNow Japan--joint venture between CinemaNow, Transcosmos and Microsoft--has signed a licensing agreement with Warner Bros. International Television to make its movies available on CinemaNow.jp on either a pay-per-view or subscription basis.

The first titles will include a mix of new and catalog films such as "Ocean's Twelve," "Constantine," "Rebel Without a Cause" and "Batman."