The agreement encompasses titles not covered under Lionsgate’s Pay One theatrical output agreement with its Starz streaming service.
Tubi, Fox Entertainment’s free ad-supported streaming service, has entered an exclusive multi-year slate deal with global content leader Lionsgate to become the premier AVOD home to 30 new feature films.
The partnership also includes more than 200 Lionsgate titles that will be added to Tubi’s 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.
Commenting on the partnership, Adam Lewinson, Chief Content Officer at Tubi, said: “We’re thrilled to be expanding our long-standing partnership with Lionsgate. 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.”
Ryan Lowerre, Lionsgate President of Domestic Television Distribution, added: “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.”
The agreement encompasses titles not covered under Lionsgate’s Pay One theatrical output agreement with Starz.