Tubi and Lionsgate Reach Multi-Year Content Deal for Feature Films
Tubi has signed a multi-year partnership with Lionsgate to become the premier AVOD home for 30 new feature films. Additionally, Fox’s AVOD service will add more than 200 fan-favorite titles from Lionsgate as part of the relationship.
“We are thrilled to extend our long-standing partnership with Lionsgate,” said Adam Lewinson, chief content officer at Tubi, in a statement. “Bringing together an exclusive free offer of thirty upcoming releases, along with beloved movies and series from Lionsgate’s world-class content library, will deliver even more value to our viewers.”
Among the titles, Shatter, a thriller starring John Malkovich, Frank Grillo, Cameron Monaghan and Lily Krug, is now on Tubi. Additionally, the action movie Pursuit, starring John Cusack and Emile Hirschwill premiere in June, and the World War II thriller Wolf Hound, starring Trevor Donavan James Maslow and Michael Wayne Foster, will join the service in the fall. These films will join other star-driven titles to be announced soon. Incoming talent includes Morgan Freeman, Bruce Willis, Mel Gibson, Anna Paquin and Martin Lawrence.
“This agreement reflects our ability to enter into multiple tailored content licensing agreements with a growing range of buyers in every part of the content ecosystem,” said Ryan Lowerre, Lionsgate’s president of national television distribution. “We are thrilled to extend our long-standing relationship with Tubi, a leader among AVOD platforms, to bring their viewers an exciting lineup of star-driven cross-platform films.