Starz, Lionsgate Agree Film Streaming Output Deal for U.K.

Starz’s international streaming platform Starzplay has struck an output deal with parent company Lionsgate for split first pay streaming rights in the U.K.

to Lionsgate’s recently released and upcoming feature films.Under the deal, Starzplay’s U.K.

subscribers will be able to access Lionsgate first-run movies including “Knives Out,” “Bombshell,” “Angel Has Fallen” and “Rambo: Last Blood” along with Lionsgate U.K.’s “The Personal History of David Copperfield” and “Military Wives.”Lionsgate’s first-run films will launch on Starzplay six months after debuting on Amazon Prime Video in the territory.The deal was negotiated by Lionsgate president of international television and digital distribution Agapy Kapouranis, senior VP and head of Europe, Middle East and Africa television sales Nicky Wood, and VP of U.K., Turkey and Greece television sales Nazneen Sethi.The Lionsgate titles join TV series already available on Starzplay, including “The Act,” “Pennyworth,

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