Lionsgate U.K. is the diversified U.K.-based filmed entertainment arm of Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF)
Lionsgate U.K. is the diversified U.K.-based filmed entertainment arm of Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF), a premier next generation global content leader with a diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, international distribution and sales, branded channel platforms, interactive ventures and games, and location-based entertainment. The company (formerly Redbus Film Distribution) was acquired by Lionsgate in October 2005 and has since established a reputation in the U.K. as a leading producer and distributor and acquirer of commercially successful and critically acclaimed product, recently releasing the 6 time BAFTA and OSCAR winning “LA LA LAND”, the BAFTA and OSCAR winner “HACKSAW RIDGE, Luc Besson’s visionary “VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS” and Lone Scherfig’s “THEIR FINEST”.
Upcoming titles for the 2017/18 slate include the next installment of the iconic SAW franchise “JIGSAW”, “FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL” starring Annette Bening and Jamie Bell, “WONDER” starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and Jacob Tremblay, the Saul Dibb directed “JOURNEY’S END” and “ROBIN HOOD” directed by Otto Bathurst starring Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx.
The first major new studio in decades, Lionsgate is a global content platform whose films, television series, digital products and linear and over-the-top platforms reach next generation audiences around the world. In addition to its filmed entertainment leadership, Lionsgate content drives a growing presence in interactive and location-based entertainment, gaming, virtual reality and other new entertainment technologies. Lionsgate’s content initiatives are backed by a 16,000-title film and television library and delivered through a global licensing infrastructure. The Lionsgate brand is synonymous with original, daring and ground-breaking content created with special emphasis on the evolving patterns and diverse composition of the Company’s worldwide consumer base.