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Lionsgate and PVR Pictures come together to bring the biggest-ever theatrical slate for 2023 in India

The slate for 2023 includes John Wick: Chapter 4 and The Hunger Games - The Ballad of Songbird & Snakes, among others.

Hollywood studio Lionsgate has partnered with PVR Pictures for a mega roll-out of blockbuster content in India. This partnership will bring movie-goers an exceptional cinematic experience with a strong line-up of titles which include Plane, John Wick: Chapter 4 and many more. 

Starting with a power-packed blockbuster Plane starring Gerard Butler and Mike Colter, this will be the first feature to hit the screens under this partnership in January 2023. That’s just the beginning, the 2023 slate includes critically and commercially acclaimed films such as Keanu Reeves starrer John Wick: Chapter 4, 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. 

Commenting on the collaboration, 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.” 

Speaking at the association, 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 greatest film corporations 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.”

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