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Redbox Won't Go Down Without A Fight, Teams With Lionsgate For Original Content

In an age where streaming services absolutely dominate the market, it would be understandable for people to ask questions like, "How is Redbox still a thing?" The company whose primary business model is renting DVDs from kiosks outside stores across the United States is still kicking, and planning on expanding its existing free, ad-supported streaming platform thanks to a deal with Lionsgate.Thanks to a multiyear distribution agreement, Lionsgate has signed on to handle the home entertainment di...
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Patricia Clarkson, ‘Game of Thrones’ Actor Nathalie Emmanuel to Star in AGC Television, Lionsgate Spy Series ‘Gray’ (EXCLUSIVE)

AGC Television, the TV unit of Stuart Ford’s independent content studio AGC Studios, and Lionsgate have teamed on espionage thriller series “Gray,” based on an original concept by best-selling novelist David Baldacci. Patricia Clarkson (“Six Feet Under,” “Sharp Objects”) and Nathalie Emmanuel (“Game of Thrones,” “Fast & Furious” franchise) are attached to star.  Under the […]
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Blindspotting Renewed for a Second Season at Starz

Starz has officially renewed Rafael Casal and Daveed Diggs’ hit comedy-drama series Blindspotting for a second season, with Casal returning as its showrunner. The renewal comes after more than three months since the sequel series had concluded its 8-episode first season, which is currently Certified Fresh at 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. “We are overwhelmed by the outpouring of love for Season 1, and have been hard at work for the last few months crafting the next chapter of this Bay story,” Casal an...
Tags: Comedy, TV, Movies, Drama, Lionsgate, TV News, Starz, Miami, Oakland, Calder, Miles, Rick, Ashley, Daveed Diggs, Diggs, Helen Hunt


Redbox Taps Lionsgate to Distribute Original Films, Licenses Studio Library Titles for Free Streaming Services

Redbox, whose core business remains renting DVDs from kiosks across the U.S., is upsizing its ambitions in the original movie biz as well as expanding its free, ad-supported streaming platforms in a deal with Lionsgate. Under a multiyear distribution pact, Lionsgate will handle distribution of Redbox Entertainment titles across home entertainment windows and lead licensing […]
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Needle in a Timestack Trailer Starring Leslie Odom Jr., Orlando Bloom, Cynthia Erivo & Freida Pinto

Lionsgate has released the official Needle in a Timestack trailer starring Leslie Odom Jr. (One Night in Miami…, Hamilton), Orlando Bloom (The Lord of the Rings franchise, Carnival Row), Cynthia Erivo (Harriet, Genius), and Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire, Hillbilly Elegy) in John Ridley’s sci-fi romance feature. The movie will have a limited theatrical release and will debut on Digital and On Demand on October 15, before becoming available on Blu-ray and DVD on October 19 (pre-order here). RE...
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Full Trailer for Time Travel Romantic Thriller 'Needle in a Timestack'

"The past doesn't just belong to history books anymore, now we can live it, touch it, change it." Lionsgate has debuted the full-length official trailer for sci-fi romantic thriller Needle in a Timestack, from director / producer John Ridley (of Jimi: All Is by My Side). Glad to finally get some more footage from this. Set in the near future, the film involves some kind of tech that lets people revisit the past somehow. Nick and Janine live in marital bliss until Janine's ex-husband warps ti...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Trailer, NICK, Orlando, John Ridley, Janine, To Watch, James Kirk, Timestack, Leslie Odom Jr Cynthia Erivo


Abel Ferrara's 'Zeros and Ones' Official Trailer Starring Ethan Hawke

"You wouldn't last 10 minutes on the street knowing what he knows." Lionsgate has revealed the official trailer for Zeros and Ones, another awkward new Abel Ferrara movie releasing this year (in addition to Siberia with Willem Dafoe). This one, however, came out of nowhere and it only recently premiered at the Locarno Film Festival. An American soldier stationed in Rome watches the Vatican blown up, then embarks on a hero's journey to uncover and defend against an unknown enemy threatening t...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Trailer, Rome, Ethan Hawke, Vatican, Siberia, Abel Ferrara, Willem Dafoe, To Watch, Babak Karimi, Valerio Mastandrea Cristina Chiriac


Exclusive Warning Clip Featuring Patrick Schwarzenegger and Kylie Bunbury

ComingSoon is excited to debut a Warning clip from Lionsgate’s upcoming film. The sci-fi thriller is set to release in theaters, digital, and on demand on October 22. The film stars Thomas Jane (The Deep Blue Sea), Annabelle Wallis (The Mummy), Alex Pettyfer (Magic Mike), Alice Eve (Before We Go), Kylie Bunbury (When They See Us), Rupert Everett (My Best Friend’s Wedding), and Patrick Schwarzenegger (Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse). ComingSoon’s clip features a dramatic scene between Schw...
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Grindstone Grabs North American Rights to Russian Animated Adventure ‘My Sweet Monster’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Grindstone Entertainment Group, which has a distribution partnership with Lionsgate, has acquired North American rights to the Russian animated adventure “My Sweet Monster,” which is scheduled to be released theatrically in Russia by Sony Pictures on Dec. 9. Worldwide rights are handled by the sales outfit Luminescence, which screened the film for international buyers earlier […]
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When Hollywood Is For Sale: What Media Mergers Mean For Movie Lovers

For those who have any interest in media, be it from Hollywood's perspective or purely from a business side of things, it is no secret that media consolidation has been a big thing in recent years. This, arguably, hit its apex of public interest when Disney completed its buyout of the majority of Fox's media assets in 2019. But, in less flashy ways for the general public, this is a trend that has only ramped up in recent years, especially in 2021. While it might not make for sexy bar talk, this ...
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Starz Swoops for ‘Ghislaine Maxwell: Life on Trial’ From All3Media International (EXCLUSIVE)

Starz has swooped for “Ghislaine Maxwell: Life on Trial,” one of the hottest titles being shopped to buyers at this week’s Mipcom TV market in Cannes. The Lionsgate-backed cabler has boarded the project, distributed by All3Media International, as a U.S. co-production partner. Variety this week included the doc as part of its top 10 Buzz Titles […]
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Megan Fox Shows Off The Expendables 4 Look as Production Begins

The Expendables 4 has recently begun production, and a recent photo from actress Megan Fox hints at what we can expect from the actress in the upcoming film. RELATED: Lionsgate’s The Expendables 4 Adds Andy Garcia to Ensemble Cast In a series of photos sent out on her Instagram, Fox showed off her costume for the upcoming film, which looks to be an all-black outfit that has her ready for any action that might come her way. Fox joins a cast that is set to feature some huge names, including newcom...
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The top TikTok music power players in 2021

Ari Elkins. Ari Elkins. Hi, this is Amanda Perelli and welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the business of influencers, creators, and social-media platforms. Sign up for the newsletter here.In this week's edition:Power players using TikTok to shape the music industry in 2021Influencers react to the Instagram outageTwitch and YouTube battle to sign the biggest streamers How Lionsgate found huge success on TikTok And more, including TikTok star Josh Richard'...
Tags: Facebook, Hollywood, Media, Instagram, Lionsgate, Youtube, La, Advertising, Newsletter, Trends, Robert Pattinson, Sydney, Kristen Stewart, Smith, Livestreaming, Influencers


U.K. Film and TV Charity Launches Mental Health Campaign – Global Bulletin

CAMPAIGN The U.K. Film and TV Charity launched a year-long campaign on Wednesday to tackle the mental health challenges facing the industry. The “Let’s Reset” campaign is designed to tackle the stigma still associated with mental health by challenging common preconceptions, improving attitudes and behaviors across the industry, and by demonstrating the benefits of healthier, […]
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F9 Takes the Top Spot in This Week’s DEG Watched at Home Top 20

This week on DEG’s Watched at Home Top 20, Vin Diesel literally stole candy from a baby as F9: The Fast Saga claimed the top spot over last week’s champ The Boss Baby: Family Business, which dropped to No. 2. RELATED: The Guilty Interview: Jake Gyllenhaal & Antoine Fuqua Discuss Netflix Thriller Coming on the list at No. 5 is the new title Escape Room: Tournament of Champions. It’s joined by other newcomers The Protégé at No. 13 and The Forever Purge at No. 18. Otherwise, the list remained relat...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Sony, Streaming, Warner Bros, MGM, Yellowstone, Peter Rabbit, DEG, Suicide Squad Warner Bros, ComingSoon, Movie News, Fast and Furious, Bodyguard Lionsgate, Home Top, Watched At Home


The Unbreakable Boy: Release Date, Cast, And More

(Welcome to ...And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.)"The Unbreakable Boy," a most-likely tearjerker of a movie, is based on Scott Michael LeRette's confirmed tearjerker of a memoir of the same name. LeRette is the father of an autistic boy with a rare brittle-bone disease, and his memoir, co-written with Suzy Flory, chronicles what he learned about life and God from his loving, op...
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Lionsgate Wants To Help Blair Witch Fans To Transform Their Fan Fiction Into Canon

The "Blair Witch" franchise started with a bang, continued with a pathetic whimper, and attempted to return from the grave with a 2016 sequel that didn't kill, or necessarily bomb, either. So it's fair to say there's a lot of room for new lore in the world of the films.That's where Lionsgate hopes to step in and change things up by partnering with Dorian, a platform for independent writers to make their work into playable games, for a contest where fans can submit their "Blair Witch" fan fiction...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Lionsgate, Philippines, Canon, Dorian, Blair Witch, Burkittsville Maryland, Jenefer Brown, Black Hills Forest, Details Creators, USA UK Canada Australia New Zealand India


The Devil's Light: Release Date, Cast, And More

(Welcome to ...And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.)Demon possession is some pretty top tier terrifying stuff, so not a year goes by without an exorcism-themed horror movie scaring moviegoers. Joining the ranks of "The Conjuring" and the all-time '70s classic "The Exorcist," comes the brand new story of "The Devil's Light." Centering on a nun instead of your typical priest, the up...
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‘The Jesus Music’ explores Christian contemporary music’s Southern California origins and beyond

Filmmakers Andrew and Jon Erwin weren’t sure what to do with themselves after the COVID-19 pandemic shut things down in 2020, but then, like a voice from above, inspiration struck. “Our producing partner said, ‘You know, nobody’s ever looked at a kind of origin story of the history of Christian music,’” Andrew Erwin says recently by phone from Nashville. The Erwin brothers, whose production company specializes in faith-based films such as the 2018 drama “I Can Only Imagine” and the forthcoming “...
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George Clooney and Brad Pitt to Reunite in Jon Watts’ Untitled Thriller

It has been 13 years since Oscar winners George Clooney and Brad Pitt had last shared the big screen together with The Coen Brothers’ 2008 black comedy crime pic Burn After Reading, and now it looks like the acclaimed duo have finally found their next project. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Clooney and Pitt are currently attached for the leading roles in Spider-Man: Homecoming director Jon Watts’ forthcoming untitled thriller film. The outlet notes that the project has triggered one of thi...
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A Mutating Fungus Plague Takes Over in 'The Spore' Horror Trailer

"It has no origin… It has no mission… It just feeds." Lionsgate has revealed an official trailer for an indie horror thriller film titled The Spore, which is arriving direct to DVD & VOD this November after premiering in October. It's currently set to debut at Grimmfest in Manchester next month. Another apocalpytic plague film - but this time it's an evil mutating fungus that "wants to consume us all." The lives of ten strangers intersect through a terrifying chain of events as a mutating fu...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Trailer, Horror, Manchester, Ben Wheatley, To Watch, Grimmfest, Justin Golinsky


The 25 Best Horror Movies, Ranked

Halloween means Halloween movies — and for some, Halloween movies most definitely means horror movies. To help you make the most of the fall season, we’ve put together a countdown of the 25 best horror movies of all time, from “Psycho” to “A Quiet Place.” The list is based on horror rankings from the movie-review aggregate site Metacritic. Movies are ordered from good to excellent — there are no bad horror movies on this list. Most ties were broken by looking at the total number of reviews that ...
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American Underdog Teaser: Zachary Levi is Kurt Warner in Biopic Drama

Lionsgate has dropped the teaser trailer for the upcoming Kurt Warner biopic drama American Underdog, starring Zachary Levi and Anna Paquin. The American Underdog teaser, which you can check out below, gives us a preview of the challenges that Kurt Warner had to face before finally getting his shot at becoming the NFL champion he’s destined to be. The film is scheduled to hit theaters on Saturday, December 25. RELATED: Zachary Levi-Led Sequel Shazam! Fury of the Gods Wraps Production  American U...
Tags: Video, Movies, Drama, Lionsgate, Disney, NFL, Warner, Hall of Fame, Erwin Brothers, Kurt, Brenda, Kurt Warner, Dennis Quaid, Sean Devereaux, ComingSoon, Movie News


Imagine’s Samie Kim Falvey Named President at Picturestart

Veteran entertainment executive Samie Kim Falvey has been named president of Picturestart. Falvey joins the upstart production company where she will oversee all scripted and unscripted efforts in content across all film, television, audio and print media. She will report directly to Erik Feig, the former co-president of the Lionsgate motion picture group and founder […]
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Zachary Levi is Kurt Warner in Teaser Trailer for 'American Underdog'

"Coach - I can win for you!" Lionsgate has revealed a teaser for their big football movie titled American Underdog, opening in theaters on Christmas Day later this year. They're really hoping to get people out to theaters during the holidays. The story of NFL MVP and Hall of Fame quarterback, Kurt Warner, who went from stocking shelves at a supermarket to becoming an American Football star. Zachary Levi stars as Kurt, with a cast including Anna Paquin, Dennis Quaid, Adam Baldwin, Bruce McGil...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Trailer, NFL, America, Warner, Hall of Fame, Kurt, Kurt Warner, To Watch, Zachary Levi, Brett Varvel


Upcoming Kevin Hart Movies To Keep On Your Radar

(Welcome to On Your Radar, a series where we take a look at what's next for the biggest actors and filmmakers, and why you should be excited ... or not.)Kevin Hart is one of the hardest working men in show business. The man is in so many projects that it's hard to imagine he has time for sleeping, but that bonkers work ethic (shared by his "Jumanji" co-star Dwayne Johnson) has translated into a steady stream of Hart-centric content over the past several years. Here are the film and TV projects f...
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Lionsgate Play Streaming Platform Launched in Malaysia

Lionsgate Play, the streaming service operated by Lionsgate-owned Starz, has launched in Malaysia, a fast-growing middle-income market in Southeast Asia. The service is being launched at a price point of RM19.90 per month ($4.77). Telekom Malaysia (Unifi TV) subscribers will be able to access Lionsgate Play at RM14.90 ($3.57) per month, and its premium subscribers […]
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Needle in a Timestack Trailer Starring Leslie Odom Jr. & Cynthia Erivo

Lionsgate has released the official Needle in a Timestack trailer for the upcoming sci-fi drama film adaptation of Robert Silverberg’s short story of the same name. Starring Oscar nominees Leslie Odom Jr., and Cynthia Erivo, the film is scheduled to arrive in select theaters and on VOD on October 15, followed by the Blu-ray and DVD release on October 19, 2021. The video, which you can check out below, features Odom’s Nick as his present life gets altered when his past with his wife gets drastica...
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First Teaser for 'Fluid Time' Romantic Thriller 'Needle in a Timestack'

"Don't regret the past… it's what brings us to where we need to be." Lionsgate has finally unveiled a teaser trailer for the sci-fi romantic thriller Needle in a Timestack, from director / producer John Ridley (of Jimi: All Is by My Side). Set in the near future, the film involves some kind of tech that lets people revisit the past somehow. Nick and Janine live in marital bliss until Janine's ex-husband warps time to try to tear them apart. As Nick's memories begin to disappear, he must deci...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Trailer, Sci-fi, NICK, Orlando, John Ridley, Don, Janine, To Watch, James Kirk, Timestack, Leslie Odom Jr Cynthia Erivo


Bryce Dallas Howard Set to Direct Flight of the Navigator Reboot

Bryce Dallas Howard is set to make her feature directorial debut with a female-led reimagining of Flight of the Navigator for Walt Disney Studios, according to a recent report from The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: The Proud Family Revival: Lil Nas X, Tiffany Haddish & More to Guest Star in Disney+ Series According to the report, Howard will produce the film for Disney+, with John Swartz and Justin Springer also attached as producers for the film. The original 1986 children’s sci-fi adventure fil...
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