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Lionsgate Play sets ‘Casual’ remake as first Indian original

Starz and Lionsgate India JV-streamer Lionsgate Play is partnering with Lionsgate Television for a remake of the latter’s US comedy-drama Casual, which will launch as its first Indian original series. Lionsgate Play landed in India last year and Casual will be the first show in a slate of original dramas, comedies, crime and action series […]

Starz hires former Hooq execs as Lionsgate Play expands into Indonesia

Starz has announced the expansion of its premium OTT platform Lionsgate Play into Indonesia. The Southeast Asian country becomes the latest to be added to Starz global footprint which currently includes 55 countries. Lionsgate Play is a joint-venture from Lionsgate India and Starz, and is currently only available in India. It offers access to a […]

News round-up: All3 takes ‘Total Control’ from Keshet; India’s Lionsgate Play strikes BBCS first; Cineflix partners with Hayley Orrantia

All3 strikes Blackfella Films deal All3Media International has struck a new deal with Australian producer Blackfella Films that will see it managing worldwide sales of political thriller Total Control. The show, which was ordered by the ABC in Australia, was co-created by and stars Rachel Griffiths (Six Feet Under) and is in development on its second […]

News round-up: ITV Studios sells 300+ hours in India; Newen Connect to distribute Italy’s ‘Christian’ and more…

ITV Studios sells 300+ hours in India Soon-to-launch streamer Discovery+, Lionsgate Play and Viacom 18 have collectively acquired more than 300 hours of scripted and non-scripted content for India in a raft of deals with ITV Studios. Discovery+ has signed a deal for factual titles including Atlantic Productions’ Attenborough’s Journey, a look back at Sir David […]

Lionsgate strikes content deal with Indian telco Bharti Airtel

India’s Bharti Airtel has struck a deal with Lionsgate that will see the US studio’s content, including movies such as La La Land, become available via the telco giant. The partnership will give Airtel customers access to films from streaming service Lionsgate Play, which will be available on the Airtel Xstream app and web platforms. […]