Super Deluxe’s Last Project, The Passage, Will Stream This Week

The silent comedy will be available on Friday

It will be available on Super Deluxe channels, iTunes and FilmStruck. - Credit by Arnau Valls Colomer
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The last project from Super Deluxe, a digital media company from WarnerMedia’s Turner that is shutting down, will be available to stream on Friday.

The Passage, billed as a modern-day silent comedy, will be available on TBS Digital, iTunes and FilmStruck. The movie follows Phil (played by creator Philip Burgers) as he navigates different cultures with non-native English speakers.

Originally premiering at Sundance Film Festival, the movie runs only 22 minutes and was mostly shot in a series of long, one-take scenes. The Passage will be available to be streamed on the service until it shuts down next month.

WarnerMedia pointed to “massive changes” in the “social and mobile-first ecosystem” and duplication within other parts of the business in a statement announcing Super Deluxe’s closure.

Separately, FilmStruck—a joint venture from Turner & Warner Bros. Digital Networks—will cease functions, the companies announced last week in a statement. FilmStruck, which offered classic movies to stream, was a mostly “niche service,” according to the statement.

AT&T seems to be slowly shuttering smaller streaming services ahead of introducing its new OTT offering expected next year.

@SaraJerde Sara Jerde is publishing editor at Adweek, where she covers traditional and digital publishers’ business models. She also oversees political coverage ahead of the 2020 election.