Lionsgate and its Grindstone division have renewed their slate deal with producer Emmett/Furla Films to cover ten more films.
In a statement the companies, which to date have collaborated on projects including Set Up, The Frozen Ground and Empire State, also said they had “expanded their overall relationship,” though they did not give specifics.
Lionsgate co-chief operating officer and Motion Picture Group president Steve Beeks said: “Grindstone has been an important supplier of content for our filmed entertainment business in recent years, and their pipeline of commercially exciting, quality films from Emmett/Furla has been a key element of their success. Grindstone’s partnership with Emmett/Furla is based on successful film distribution models that have achieved a consistent level of profitability and established Grindstone as an important brand in filmed entertainment.”
Emmett/Furla’s Randall Emmett and George Furla added: “We have partnered with the Lionsgate family on films for more than 10 years, and we’re thrilled to see our partnership continue to grow with their success.”