SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Starz, one of many main premium international streaming platforms, has launched its unbiased direct to client OTT app ‘Lionsgate Play’ in India, the corporate introduced right now at a digital press convention within the presence of Mr. Jeffrey A. Hirsch, President and Chief Government Officer, Starz and Mr. Rohit Jain, Managing Director, Lionsgate South Asia. Constructing on its repute for disruption, Lionsgate Play is dedicated to innovation in its content material, know-how, pricing, and accessibility by making premium Hollywood content material obtainable in a number of Indian languages.
The service has launched with a brand new worth level in India, making the app obtainable as a part of two subscription fashions, INR 699 for a 12 months and INR 99 per 30 days, engaging worth factors that give Indian customers the chance to get pleasure from the most effective of world leisure affordably and at their comfort. In India the app will likely be obtainable to obtain throughout a broad array of platforms and gadgets together with Google Play retailer, Apple app retailer and Amazon firestick.
Starz first launched internationally with its Starzplay worldwide premium streaming platform in 2018. This month it is going to broaden its international footprint into 55 international locations all through Europe, Latin America, Canada, Japan and India, scaling to turn out to be some of the broadly distributed and quickest rising premium OTT providers worldwide whereas entertaining hundreds of thousands of customers with daring and curated content material.
The platform anticipates continued robust progress within the Indian OTT ecosystem and is capitalizing on this chance by bringing a bunch of recent, provocative, and edgy films and net sequence to India with the launch of direct to client video streaming service Lionsgate Play.
The Lionsgate Play app encompasses a broad portfolio of content material starting from the most effective of authentic function movie and tv dramas, romances, comedies, thrillers and motion favourites and premieres, bringing world cinema and tv sequence on to Indian audiences.
New content material obtainable at launch consists of:
- The Anna Kendrick starrer Love Life, a recent tackle a romantic comedy anthology sequence in regards to the journey from first like to lasting love.
- No Man’s Land a Syrian civil conflict sequence that resonates with relatable themes like past love, worry of loss and household sacrifice set in opposition to the backdrop of conflict; and
- The Goes Incorrect Present, fun out loud comedy sequence with every episode having a distinct theme, together with a interval romance, spy thriller, a Deep South melodrama, and a Christmas fable.
The streaming big may even premiere films such because the Jennifer Lopez starrer Hustlers, Gerald Butler’s motion thriller Angel Has Fallen, the fantasy thriller Hellboy, and the motion comedy The Gents, starring Matthew McConaughey, Colin Farrell and Hugh Grant, simply to call just a few, with one thing for each viewers.
Commenting on the launch Mr. Jeffrey A. Hirsch, President and Chief Government Officer, Starz stated, “India has all the time been a key marketplace for us. The massive and numerous inhabitants, elevated information utilization in city and rural markets, and adoption of OTT throughout all demographics created an thrilling alternative for us to launch Lionsgate Play. We’re assured that our distinctive, unique and exceptionally curated content material will generate a fantastic response from Indian audiences.”
Mr. Rohit Jain, Managing Director, Lionsgate South Asia, added, “We’re thrilled to launch the much-awaited Lionsgate Play app in India. We wish to present the best, by no means seen earlier than content material that may captivate our audiences with bespoke leisure drawing on probably the most thrilling present releases and our premium library.“
“We may even be launching Indian originals within the coming months, that includes untold edgy city tales from a few of the greatest artistic minds within the Indian movie trade” continued Mr. Jain. “And we are going to proceed our Lionsgate Play journey by including to our deep roster of premium content material by way of partnerships with thrilling millennial stars like Kriti Sanon, Tiger Shroff and Sanjana Sanghi growing the breadth and scope of leisure for our subscribers.”
About Lionsgate Play:
Lionsgate Play, a premium streaming service from Lionsgate India and Starz, affords bespoke Hollywood content material for Indian customers. It boasts of hundreds of hours of Premium Hollywood content material together with Premieres, billion-dollar Franchise Motion pictures and binge worthy Field Units. Lionsgate Play has a broadly distributed community within the area spanning throughout partnerships like Vodafone Concept, Bharti Airtel, Jio FTTH, Apple TV+, Amazon Firestick, OEM’s with an bold roadmap forward. Lionsgate Play additionally develops and produces a various slate of excessive finances premium Indian originals.
Starz (http://www.starz.com/), a Lionsgate firm (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), is the worldwide media firm taking the lead in streaming premium content material that spotlights a spectrum of girls each in entrance and behind the digital camera for audiences worldwide. Starz is dwelling to the flagship home STARZ® service, together with STARZ ENCORE, 17 premium pay TV channels and the related on-demand and on-line providers, in addition to the proprietary and extremely rated STARZ app. In 2018, Starz launched its Starzplay worldwide premium streaming platform and, coupled with its Starz Play Arabia enterprise, has since expanded its international footprint into 50 international locations all through Europe, Latin America, Canada, Japan and India. The important complement to any subscription platform, STARZ and Starzplay can be found throughout digital OTT platforms and multichannel video distributors, together with cable operators, satellite tv for pc tv suppliers, and telecommunications firms all over the world. Starz affords subscribers greater than 7,500 distinct premium tv episodes and have movies, together with STARZ Authentic sequence, first-run films and different common programming.
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