Lionsgate Sets Movie Output Licensing Pact With Roku Channel

Lionsgate has reached a movie licensing output pact deal with Roku Channel.The deal calls for the channel on the digital streaming platform to share Lionsgate titles in the pay TV window with Starz, Lionsgate’s pay cabler.

The deal covers such films as the “John Wick” franchise and “Expendables 4.”“This agreement affirms the great demand for first-run studio movies across a broad array of platforms,” said Jim Packer, Lionsgate’s president of worldwide television distribution.

“This partnership with The Roku Channel shows our ability to capitalize on opportunities in today’s complex television landscape with a multifaceted, layered approach that meets everyone’s needs.”More to come(Pictured: “John Wick”)More from VarietyThe Best Budget Soundbars to Buy in 2022 (All Less Than 100)How Roku’s Long-Delayed ‘Swimming With Sharks’ Reboot Takes Aim at Monstrous Hollywood Bosses’Cypher’ Crime Series Sets Second Season at Roku, Launches at MipTV (Exclusive)

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