Lionsgate and WWE announce a two film deal will start with Leprechaun film reboot titled Leprechaun: Origins. The companies will share producing costs as well as team on marketing strategies. Lionsgate will handle distribution. WWE Studios head, Michael Luisi:
We have been looking for ways to continue our relationship with Lionsgate and we saw Leprechaun as the perfect opportunity to take a well-known franchise and put a modern-day spin on it. This is a property that we believe our audience will respond to and we continue to look for ways to surprise and engage them.
During Comic-Con, Lionsgate releases trailer for the latest installment of The Hunger Games series starring Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen.
WWE Films announce new film project, Lockdown. The film will be co-produced by Lionsgate and will star WWE superstar, Dean Ambrose. The film will follow a police officer who finds himself trapped inside his own precinct and hunted after crooked cops stop at nothing to recover incriminating evidence of illegal activities against those closest to him.
Lionsgate invests in Telltale Games to create entertainment that is part video game, part television show. Peter Levin of Lionsgate:
Our partnership with Kevin Bruner and his team at Telltale continues to accelerate our momentum in the game space. The convergence between premium filmed entertainment brands and original game properties is a natural direction in which to continue diversifying our content business, and Telltale is the perfect partner with whom to explore this dynamic area of growth.
Lionsgate releases the official trailer for Mockingjay Part 2, the final installment of the Hunger Games series.