Lionsgate Play, the fast-growing Southeast Asian streaming
platform of the global content studio behind major franchise properties
such as John Wick, The Hunger Games, Power, and many more, launches in the
Philippines this June 2022.
Enjoy a bigger, bolder, and more powerful entertainment viewing experience
at home today as PLDT Home, the Philippines’ fastest broadband
service provider, partners with premium streaming platform Lionsgate
Lionsgate is a leading Hollywood studio that has created and distributed
some of the world’s biggest properties, including the blockbuster film
franchises The Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, John Wick,
and Saw; and the television series Mad Men, one of the most
acclaimed shows in television history.
By simply subscribing to a PLDT Home Fiber Plan 1699 or up,
Filipinos can enjoy and experience the best of global content across action,
comedy, drama, horror, and thriller genres — and more of Lionsgate Play’s
signature offerings from the comfort of one’s home.
“PLDT Home and Lionsgate are bringing entertainment straight from the box
office into people’s homes. From the best love stories to the best of horror
down to the most action-packed films and shows, the world’s best content is
simply a push of a button away with Lionsgate Play for all new and existing
PLDT-powered homes,” PLDT Home Senior Vice President and Head of Consumer
Business-Home Group Mr. Jeremiah de la Cruz said.
“This partnership is part of our continuing mission to provide our
customers the fastest broadband connection in the country so that they can
better stream their entertainment choices including the most exciting and
irreverent stories from Lionsgate Play. Beyond PLDT-powered homes,
Lionsgate Play shall also be available to Smart customers soon.”
“Our endeavor has been to ensure viewers are provided with a curated lineup
of great content, spread across genres for the best viewing experience,”
Lionsgate Executive Vice President Mr. Amit Dhanuka said of the
“Taking this forward, we are excited to partner with PLDT Home to launch
Lionsgate Play in the Philippines. We are reaching out to a large and
diverse sector of consumers with a digitally-driven offering enabling them
to ‘play more, browse less.’ We look forward to more Filipinos enjoying the
best of what Hollywood has to offer,” Mr. Dhanuka followed up.
Among the content available at the Philippine launch of Lionsgate Play is
American crime drama Power. With rapper and actor Curtis “50 Cent”
Jackson as executive producer, Power follows the triumph and trials of drug
dealer James St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick) as he tries to leave his life of
crime behind to manage his own nightclub. Power is one of American premium
cable TV’s most-watched and highly-rated shows.
Also among Lionsgate Play’s banner content is futuristic action film
Apex. This Bruce Willis starrer follows Thomas Malone (Willis) as a
wrongfully-convicted prisoner given a chance at freedom.
Now available locally through Lionsgate Play is the critically-acclaimed
drama Gaslit, starring Julia Roberts and Sean Penn. The new series
spotlights Martha Mitchell (Roberts), wife of former US President Nixon’s
Attorney General John N. Mitchell, discovering the full extent of the
Watergate scandal in the 70s.
Lionsgate Play also features the studio’s most commercially successful
films and film franchises: The Hunger Games follows hunter Katniss Everdeen
(Jennifer Lawrence) and her heroic adventures in a post-apocalyptic world;
John Wick tells the story of the titular character (Keanu Reeves) forced to
return to his life as a hitman to avenge the death of his beloved puppy; the
Twilight Saga follows the epic love story of teenager Bella Swan (Kirsten
Stewart) and vampire Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson); SAW trails the
sadistic machinations of John Kramer or Jigsaw; Knives Out follows a
detective (Daniel Craig) in his investigation on the mysterious death of a
wealthy novelist (Christopher Plummer); and many more.
The streaming service also carries some of Lionsgate’s most iconic and
groundbreaking series such as Mad Men, a multiple Emmy and Golden
Globe-winning period drama starring Jon Hamm that’s widely considered to be
one of the greatest TV shows of all time; and The Royals, a drama
chronicling the tradition, opulence, and scandal that surround a fictional
modern-day royal family. Lionsgate Play also gives PLDT Home subscribers
first dibs on the hottest new shows including Becoming Elizabeth, which
chronicles Elizabeth I’s rise to power and all the intrigue and betrayal
that came with becoming the Virgin Queen. Catch these shows and more very
soon on Lionsgate Play!
In time for the Philippine launch of the streaming service, both existing
and new subscribers of PLDT Home Fiber Plans 1699 and up will be given
exclusive access to Lionsgate Play without the additional charges until
June 1, 2023.
Enjoy a bigger, bolder, faster, and more powerful entertainment home
viewing experience at home with Lionsgate Play, exclusive in the
Philippines through PLDT Home. To learn more about Lionsgate Play, visit