Hollywood studio Lionsgate has partnered with PVR Pictures for the roll-out of its blockbuster content in India. The partnership aims to bring moviegoers an exceptional cinematic experience with a line-up of titles including Plane, John Wick: Chapter 4 and more.
Plane starring Gerard Butler and Mike Colter releases this month and will be the first feature to hit the screens under the partnership. The 2023 slate also includes director Francis Lawrence’s The Hunger Games The Ballad of Songbird & Snakes, White Bird: A Wonder Story featuring Gillian Anderson, and Helen Mirren, comedy-drama About My Father, action-thriller Bricklayer, among others.
Rohit Jain, Lionsgate India managing director, emerging markets, Asia, said, “We are delighted to partner with PVR Pictures for all our theatrical releases in 2023. With movie aficionados returning to theatres, and the growing popularity of Hollywood films in India - we believe this collaboration will offer the best viewing experience of quality blockbuster content to all. With billion-dollar franchise titles and critically acclaimed cinema that will hit the screen this year - we are certain this is the biggest year for Lionsgate in India from a theatrical standpoint, and we are looking forward to it.”
Kamal Gianchandani, CEO, PVR Pictures, said, “We are absolutely thrilled to be working with Rohit and his team. At a time when our industry has faced possibly its biggest crisis, we are excited to be partnering with one of the great film corpoeations of the world. The creative excellence, diversity, and quality of films that Lionsgate has presented to the global entertainment industry is invaluable. As India’s leading theatrical distribution company, we are committed to keep elevating the gold standards of cinema experience for movie enthusiasts. We are certain that Lionsgate’s 2023 film slate will be an absolute treat for the Indian audiences to watch.”