Stan Announces Exciting Partnership Expansion with Lionsgate, Bringing Streaming Giant Exclusive Blockbuster Movies and TV Shows
Streaming giant Stan announced on Monday that they are expanding their partnership with Lionsgate studios to bring more popular movies and TV shows to subscribers.
The multi-year agreement gives the Australian streaming service access to a wealth of existing and new productions from the American production company for the first time.
This includes hit TV shows like Mad Men, Power and Anger Management, and critically acclaimed movies like Wolf Creek and La La Land.
In addition, Stan will receive exclusive streaming rights to several new TV shows, including Minx, Son of a Critch, and a Spartacus follow-up series.
The deal builds on Stan’s existing deal with Lionsgate and the STARZ network that brought popular theatrical movies to the service.
Streaming giant Stan announced on Monday that they are expanding their partnership with Lionsgate studios to bring more popular movies and TV shows to subscribers
Stan’s Chief Executive Officer Martin Kugeler said the deal meant Australian subscribers would be the first to choose from a huge range of gripping programmes.
“The agreement with Lionsgate brings about a range of exciting new premium dramas from a global content leader, exclusively for Australian subscribers,” he said in a statement.
“The deal is a testament to our longstanding partnership with Lionsgate and is the latest addition to our existing content agreements with major Hollywood studios.
The multi-year deal gives the Australian streaming service first access to a wealth of existing and new productions from the American production company. Pictured: Ophelia Lovibond in Stan’s Minx comedy series
“It brings an even stronger lineup of exclusive Hollywood and global content to complement our Australian Originals on Stan. We look forward to expanding our strategic partnership with Lionsgate,” he added.
It comes after Stan joined forces with the Australian Children’s Television Foundation to launch their new family film Wind catcher.
Written by Boyd Quakawoot and directed by Tanith Glynn-Maloney, the film tells the story of a young Aboriginal boy named Percy Boy growing up in regional Australia.
This includes hit TV shows like Mad Men (pictured), Weeds and Anger Management, and critically acclaimed movies like Wolf Creek and La La Land
Percy and his friends Daisy and Keithy decide to participate in the upcoming sports carnival, but a natural disaster hits the remote town.
Stan Chief Content Officer Cailah Scobie said: ‘Stan’s partnership with the Australian Children’s Television Foundation strengthens Stan as a streaming destination for young audiences and families.’
“We are thrilled to deliver our first project with the ACTF, and look forward to working with them and the extraordinary creative team on Wind Catcher, a heartwarming feature film for all the family and an exciting addition to our Stan Originals -lei .’
The Stan Production on Original Film Wind Catcher will begin later this year.
It features popular TV shows such as Mad Men, Power (pictured) and Anger Management