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Peacock and Lionsgate Close Multiyear Output Agreement for Lionsgate Theatrical Films

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Peacock and Lionsgate have closed a multiyear theatrical output deal for all theatrically released Lionsgate films beginning with the studio’s 2022 slate, the companies announced today.

The agreement brings blockbuster movies exclusively to Peacock and NBCUniversal networks for their Pay 2 window starting in 2024.

Per the agreement, the first Lionsgate film to hit Peacock will be THE UNBEARABLE WEIGHT OF MASSIVE TALENT starring Nicolas Cage followed by an impressive roster of epic movies and franchises including: 

  • Action thriller JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 4 starring Keanu Reeves
  • EXPENDABLES 4, featuring a star-studded cast including Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Megan Fox and Curtis ‘50 Cent’ Jackson
  • BORDERLANDS, directed by Eli Roth and starring Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett, Kevin Hart, Jamie Lee Curtis and Jack Black. 
  • ARE YOU THERE GOD? IT’S ME, MARGARET, produced by Academy Award winner James L. Brooks and adapted from the beloved Judy Blume classic novel 
  • WHITE BIRD: A WONDER STORY, starring Helen Mirren and Gillian Anderson 

“These agreements affirm the great demand for first-run studio movies across every kind of platform – AVOD, SVOD, basic cable and FAST,” said Lionsgate President of Worldwide Television Distribution Jim Packer.  “This partnership with Peacock shows our ability to capitalize on opportunities in today’s complex media landscape with a multifaceted, layered approach that meets everyone’s needs.” 

“Movies are among the most-streamed titles on Peacock, and we continue to expand our premium film offering from top studios, like Lionsgate, to ensure customers enjoy a steady stream of the biggest and best films to enjoy throughout the year,” said Val Boreland, Executive Vice President, Content Acquisition, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. “Lionsgate is home to blockbuster franchises from John Wick to the newly announced Hunger Games prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, and we’re excited to provide viewers an exclusive window to enjoy the Lionsgate slate of feature films across NBCUniversal platforms.” 

Peacock is home to an expanding offering of best-in-class, premium movies including new releases from Hollywood’s biggest studios immediately following their theatrical window, day and date films, as well as an upcoming slate of Peacock Original films.  This new agreement with Lionsgate bolsters Peacock’s film destination for new, premium movies.