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LIONSGATE AND SAMSUNG PARTNER TO EXPAND THE AVAILABILITY OF HIGH-QUALITY 3D CONTENT IN THE HOME ENTERTAINMENT MARKETPLACE

LIONSGATE AND SAMSUNG PARTNER TO EXPAND THE AVAILABILITY OF HIGH-QUALITY 3D 
CONTENT IN THE HOME ENTERTAINMENT MARKETPLACE 
Lionsgate's GAMER, CRANK, BANGKOK DANGEROUS and THE DESCENT To Kick Off 
Pipeline of 3D Home Entertainment Releases 
3D Content Has Tripled In The Past Year 
SANTA MONICA, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Lionsgate (NYSE: 
LGF), a leading global entertainment company, and Samsung Electronics Co., 
Ltd., are partnering to expand the availability of popular theatrical titles 
in 3D for the home entertainment market, the two companies announced today 
from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. 
(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110919/LA70620LOGO) 
Utilizing Samsung's proprietary 3D image processing technology, the two 
companies will kick off the partnership by delivering new 3D versions of the 
Lionsgate action films GAMER, CRANK, and BANGKOK DANGEROUS as well as the 
horror/thriller hit THE DESCENT.  In addition to these popular films, a number 
of other theatrical titles are in the pipeline for 3D conversion and release. 
The companies are launching their initiative with popular titles that have 
already demonstrated success on DVD, Blu-ray Disc, EST and VOD platforms. 
"The home entertainment market is ripe for a premium technology like 3D, and 
consumers have consistently demonstrated their willingness to pay for added 
value," said Lionsgate President of Worldwide Television and Digital 
Distribution Jim Packer.  "Lionsgate is committed to being an innovator in 
enhancing the quality of the home entertainment experience for our consumers, 
and Samsung is an ideal partner to help us fill the release pipeline with 
commercially exciting films in the best 3D picture quality." 
"As an innovative market leader in TV, Samsung continues to invest in building 
a robust 3D home entertainment ecosystem that appeals to consumers who enjoy 
high-quality 3D in their homes," said Senior Vice President Kyungshik Lee of 
Visual Display Business, Samsung Electronics. "Lionsgate's vast, high-quality 
content library, coupled with Samsung's advanced 3D image processing 
technology, will provide the best 3D viewing experiences to Samsung Smart TV 
consumers." 
The announcement was made against a backdrop of rapid 3D growth in the 
consumer home entertainment marketplace, with three times as many 3D enabled 
Blu-ray Disc releases in 2012 than in 2011 and 3D television households nearly 
doubling from 3.5 million in 2011 to an estimated 6.4 million in 2012. 
ABOUT LIONSGATE Lionsgate is a leading global entertainment company with a 
strong and diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, 
television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family 
entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms and international 
distribution and sales.  The Company has built a strong television presence in 
production of primetime cable and broadcast network series, distribution and 
syndication of programming and an array of channel assets.  Lionsgate 
currently has 23 shows on 16 networks spanning its primetime production, 
distribution and syndication businesses, including such critically-acclaimed 
hits as the multiple Emmy Award-winning Mad Men, Weeds and Nurse Jackie, the 
new comedy Anger Management, the network series Nashville, the syndication 
successes Tyler Perry's House of Payne, its spinoff Meet the Browns, For 
Better Or Worse, The Wendy Williams Show, Are We There Yet? and the upcoming 
Orange Is The New Black, an original series for Netflix. 
Its feature film business has been fueled by such recent successes as the 
blockbuster first installment of The Hunger Games franchise, the 13(th) 
highest-grossing North American release of all time, The Twilight Saga 
Breaking Dawn – Part 2, which has grossed more than $800 million at the 
worldwide box office, The Expendables 2, The Possession, Sinister, The Cabin 
in the Woods, Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection and Arbitrage.  With 
the January 2012 acquisition of Summit Entertainment, the Company has now 
added the blockbuster Twilight Saga, which has grossed more than $3.3 billion 
at the worldwide box office, to its current slate, giving the Company the two 
premier young adult franchises in the world.  Recent Summit hits include Red, 
Letters to Juliet, Knowing, the Step Up franchise and the Academy 
Award-winning Best Picture, The Hurt Locker. 
Lionsgate's home entertainment business is an industry leader in box 
office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rate. Lionsgate handles 
a prestigious and prolific library of approximately 15,000 motion picture and 
television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves 
as the foundation for the growth of the Company's core businesses.  The 
Lionsgate and Summit brands remain synonymous with original, daring, quality 
entertainment in markets around the world. 
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. 
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in consumer electronics and 
the core components that go into them. Through relentless innovation and 
discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions, smartphones, 
personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, medical devices, 
semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 227,000 people across 75 countries 
with annual sales exceeding US$143 billion. Our goal is opening new 
possibilities for people everywhere. To discover more, please visit 
www.samsung.com. 
For further information, please contact: 
Peter D. Wilkes 310-255-3726 pwilkes@lionsgate.com 
Kinley Cross 310-255-5114 kcross@lionsgate.com 
Joseph Gallo Weber Shandwick for Samsung 646-588-9642 jgallo@webershandwick.com 
http://www.lionsgate.com 
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