Italian pay-per-view service Chili is launch a new version in the UK market.

In the six years since Giorgio Tacchia launched his service in Italy, the service has accrued 1.6 million registered customers. It is now the country’s leading PPV service.

There are also versions in Germany, Poland and Austria.

Backing comes from Warner Bros, Paramount Pictures, Viacom, Sony Pictures, and 20th Century Fox, along with the investment arm of the Lavazza family.

In addition to new and recent cinema releases available to stream in the home, Chili offers movie fans official merchandise, physical DVDs/Blu-rays and exclusive content via the digital magazine, HotCorn.com, and app, Cinetrailer.

The OTT service can be accessed via the internet, through apps (iOS/Android), Google Chromecast and connected TV sets from Samsung, Toshiba, LG, Philips, Panasonic, Sony and HiSense