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Fox links with Lionsgate in Lat Am

Peter Iacono

Peter Iacono

Fox Networks Group (FNG) in Latin America has agreed an output deal with Lionsgate, handing it first-run pay TV rights to films from the US producer.

FNG’s pay and basic cable channels across Latin America will offer movies including Divergent and Insurgent to viewers, as well as Oscar-nominated Philomena and Ladrones.

Fox will also gain access to movies from Lionsgate’s library as part of the arrangement.

undressedPeter Iacono, president of international TV and digital distribution, said the deal would “garner maximum value” from its titles and enable its programming “to showcase widely across this important region.”

The deal was brokered by Iacono and Maryann Pasante, Lionsgate’s senior VP of sales with Richard Rohrbach, senior VP of acquisitions at FNG Latin America.

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