The entertainment studio Lionsgate enters a deal with Fox Entertainment to release a slate of movies on the Tubi streaming service app. The deal includes three new films and a library of older features that will stream with ad support on their platform.
Tubi said on their website that they “announced it has entered an exclusive multi-year slate deal with global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) to become the premier AVOD home to 30 new feature films. The partnership also includes more than 200 Lionsgate fan-favorite titles that will be added to Tubi’s popular library.”
“Now available on Tubi is ‘Shattered,’ starring John Malkovich, Frank Grillo, Cameron Monaghan, and Lily Krug, with ‘Pursuit,’ starring John Cusack and Emile Hirsch, coming to the service on June 27 and ‘Wolf Hound,’ starring Trevor Donavan, James Maslow and Michael Wayne Foster, coming to the service this fall. These films will join additional soon-to-be announced star-driven titles that include such talent as Morgan Freeman, Bruce Willis, Mel Gibson, Anna Paquin and Martin Lawrence,” they added.
Chief Content Officer at Tubi expressed his enthusiasm for the deal.
“We’re thrilled to be expanding our long-standing partnership with Lionsgate,” he said in a statement. “Bringing together an exclusive free offering of thirty upcoming releases, as well as beloved movies and series from Lionsgate’s world-class content library, will deliver even more value to our viewers.”
Lionsgate executive Ryan Lowerre said, “This agreement reflects our ability to have multiple bespoke content licensing deals with an expanding array of buyers in every part of the content ecosystem.”
“We’re pleased to expand our longstanding relationship with Tubi, a leader among AVOD platforms, to bring an exciting slate of star-driven multiplatform films to their viewers,” he continued.
Tubi has been aggressively expanding its streaming library by adding Shout Factory’s content slate, anime, live programming, and television shows.
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