Lionsgate and Discovery have announced a new ten episode dramatic television series based on a memoir by former combat veteran and Greenpeace executive Stephen McAllister. Titled “The Suck,” the new series is headed by Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz to …
Lionsgate has announced a new partnership with Dolby Laboratories to include Dolby Vision video and Dolby Atmos audio in a slate of new and archived titles for home media release. The studio didn’t mention any specific titles, only that they’ll be available in the …
Most of us probably think of Steam as a place to get PC games, but Valve’s digital platform also offers movies and other types of video content to members. Today, Lionsgate and Valve launched a catalog of new movie titles …
When Amazon first started listing Ultra HD Blu-ray discs from Sony, most of the titles were selling for $32.99 each. That’s just a few dollars less than the manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $35.99.
But Amazon just dropped the prices of several Ultra …
Lionsgate will release several titles to 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray on March 1st, 2016, the company announced. Among the first 4k titles will be the late 2015 film Sicario, which was just released to conventional Blu-ray and DVD on January …
Will Mario Lopez even wanna see himself in anything less than 1080p?
Lionsgate, Universal Pictures, The Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and Paramount Pictures all on board with DCDC.
The days of lugging film canisters around to theaters across North America seem so far gone, as cinemas adapt digital methods …
So much for reading on your Nook, Barnes & Noble has announced content deals with major studios including Lionsgate, MGM, and Paramount Pictures that will make it hard to get to the latest NY Times Best Seller. We’re talking titles like The Hunger Games, Flight, Skyfall, Paranormal Activity 4, and films from the Twilight franchise. Additional video content will come from Relativity Media, National Geographic, Little Pim, and Film Buff. And, if you’ve got an UltraViolet account yet you’ll be able to watch your UV-enabled titles on your Nook HD by linking to the NOOK Cloud.
Fans of director Quentin Tarantino are in for a treat this November. Lionsgate (and what’s left of Miramax) set a street date of November 20th for an 8-film Blu-ray boxed set highlighting the bulk of Tarantino’s work to-date. Of course, this precedes (and is set up as fan-bait for) the December 25th release of Django Unchained, the “Southern” that stars Jaime Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio and Christoph Waltz.
Here’s some great news for Amazon Prime members. The company has announced that members can now watch movies from EPIX channel which includes titles from Paramount Pictures, MGM, and Lionsgate. This means recent titles such as Captain America: The First Avenger, Iron Man 2, and Thor can now be streamed instantly to your supporting device. Other blockbuster titles being added to the Instant Video library include Super 8, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Warrior, True Grit, and Rango. Amazon says that all-in-all 2,000 titles from EPIX will be added to Prime Instant Video this year.
Starz Entertainment has secured distribution rights to over 500 Lionsgate films which will be available through Starz premium channels, On Demand, HD On Demand, and online platforms. For subscribers, that means recent movies such as From Prada to Nada, The Expendables, and Conan The Barbarian will be headed your way, and in high-definition. (See below for additional titles.) Starz currently operates 17 premium movie channels throughout the US. The multiyear agreement with Lionsgate includes all Starz, Encore, and Movieplex distribution channels.
“Crom,… Grant me revenge! And if you do not listen, then to HELL with you!” Is there anyone who could possibly play Conan better than the former “governator” of California? I think not. But the 2011 3D remake of “Conan the Barbarian” will certainly take a stab at it. As Lionsgate promotes the upcoming film set to hit theaters on August 19, NBC/Universal will release “Conan The Barbarian” (1982) to hi-def Blu-ray Disc on August 2.
Dish Network, who just won the bid to purchase bankrupt rental service Blockbuster, has acquired online distribution rights to Epix films. Epix, a joint venture between Paramount Pictures, MGM and Lionsgate, distributes such blockbuster films as Iron Man 2, Star Trek, and Shutter Island.
Miramax films such as Pulp Fiction, Good Will Hunting and Kill Bill Volumes I and II will now be distributed by Lionsgate and Studiocanal, after a long-term agreement was signed between the parties. The deal includes over 550 titles from the Miramax library of films.
This just in via The Wall Street Journal — Epix has agreed to give Netflix online distribution rights. This means movies such as “Iron Man 2,” “The Expendables,” and “Star Trek” will be available next month as streaming content to your PC or TV.
Upcoming HD entertainment system XStreamHD has signed with Lionsgate to digitally distribute movies from the studio’s 12,000 title library. Through the agreement XStreamHD will be able to sell or rent HD titles, including new releases from the studio.
Lionsgate has inked an agreement with Exclusive Media Group’s Newmarket Films to distribute their titles to home media outlets including DVD, Blu-ray, digital delivery, television and VOD. The exclusive agreement covers all theatrical releases in the US. Titles to be distributed by Lionsgate include director Christopher Nolan’s “Memento,” (2000), Alejandro Amenabar’s “Agora” (2009) and “Hesher” (2010) directed by Spencer Susser.