Jon Erwin, Andrew Erwin and Kevin Downes

Lionsgate signed a multi-platform film and television first-look deal with the newly-created Kingdom banner
17 de agosto de 2018

Lionsgate has signed a multi-platform film and television first-look deal with Andrew and Jon Erwin and producing partner Kevin Downes. The announcement was made by Lionsgate Motion Picture Group Chairman Joe Drake and Television Group Chairman Kevin Beggs.

As part of the multi-year agreement, the Erwin Brothers and Downes will develop, produce and direct feature films and television programming for the company under their newly-created Kingdom banner.

“We’re proud to expand our relationship with Andrew, Jon and Kevin through this exciting and collaborative, cross-divisional partnership,” commented Drake and Beggs. “This deal underscores our ongoing commitment to serve moviegoers with premium, faith-based content. We look forward to working with the Erwin Brothers and Kevin on film and television projects that resonate not only with the faith-based community but with viewers everywhere.”

The Erwin Brothers and Downes join Lionsgate’s elite portfolio of creative partnerships which includes Paul Feig, Eugenio Derbez, Kevin Hart, Eric and Kim Tannenbaum, and John Goldwyn, among others.

The deal was negotiated for Lionsgate by Motion Picture Group’s Jason Constantine, president of Acquisitions and Co-Productions, Eda Kowan, VP executive, Acquisitions and Co-Productions, Bonnie Stylides, VP executive, Business & Legal Affairs, and Adrian Lopez, VP senior, Business & Legal Affairs.