With the deal, Wicked Pictures’ paysites now will be operating under the Manwin banner, with relaunches for WickedPictures and WickedScenes in the works.
“This is a long-term partnership we are happy to invest in,” said Fabian Thylmann, managing partner at Manwin. “Wicked Pictures has some incredible content and is undisputedly an industry leader.
"Allowing Manwin control over online management will only take their pay websites to the next level.”
Founded in 1993 by Steve Orenstein, Wicked Pictures is the winner of countless industry awards. The studio has an archive of more than 4,000 scenes, featuring some of the most beautiful performers in the industry, as well as the exclusive Wicked girls.
"Manwin will bring more visibility to the Wicked brand online as well as improve the user experience in order to facilitate the viewing of this high-quality content," Tony Bastone, Wicked's online product manager, told XBIZ. "Everything else remains the same in terms of DVD production/distribution."
Orenstein, president of Wicked Pictures, said that “Manwin has a proven track record when it comes to managing highly trafficked pay websites. We wouldn’t trust anyone else with a brand we have worked so hard to establish.”