LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- It's Morphin' Time. IGN Entertainment and Lionsgate announced today that they will partner to live stream "POWER RANGERS Red Carpet Live Stream Presented By IGN," the official red carpet show for the film's US premiere on Wednesday, March 22 from 9:15-10:15 pm ET (6:15-7:15 pm PT). The world premiere event will be live streamed by IGN via Facebook LIVE, YouTube, and IGN.com.
The one-hour show, produced by IGN, in association with Lionsgate, will stream live from Mann Village Theater in Los Angeles. Hosted by Tiffany Smith and IGN's very own Terri Schwartz and Joshua Yehl, the live red carpet experience will feature exclusive interviews with talent and celebrities, offering Power Ranger fans a front row seat to the excitement of the highly anticipated premiere first-hand.
Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Ludi Lin, Becky G. and other special guests are expected to be in attendance. Plus Bill Hader and Elizabeth Banks will also be stopping by to answer questions, taken directly from IGN's Facebook, enabling fans to participate in the red carpet in real time.
"IGN's collaboration with Lionsgate on Facebook LIVE is a great way for Power Rangers fans all over the world to experience the mega red carpet event first hand. Both IGN and the Power Rangers have been a dominant force since the 90's, so it's only appropriate that we come together on the biggest stage of them all - a Hollywood premiere," said Wade Beckett, SVP of Video at IGN Entertainment.
About IGN Entertainment
IGN Entertainment is the leading Internet media company focused on the video game and entertainment enthusiast markets. IGN reaches more than 137 million monthly users and is followed by more than 9 million subscribers on YouTube and 21 million users on social platforms. IGN also publishes daily content on Snapchat Discover.
Established in 1996, IGN is operated by digital media company Ziff Davis, LLC, a subsidiary of j2 Global, Inc. IGN is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Sydney and London. IGN content is localized in 25 languages and 114 countries and hosted on websites and native applications on mobile, connected TV, and Xbox and PlayStation platforms. For more information, visit www.IGN.com and follow @IGN on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.
Lionsgate is a vertically integrated next generation global content leader with a diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, premium pay television networks, home entertainment, global distribution and sales, interactive ventures and games and location-based entertainment.
With the acquisition of Starz, Lionsgate adds to its portfolio of businesses the flagship STARZ premium pay network serving 24.3 million subscribers and the STARZ ENCORE platform with 31 million subscribers. The combined company will operate five over-the-top (OTT) streaming services and the STARZ app delivering content directly to consumers.
The Company's feature film business spans eight labels and includes the blockbuster The Hunger Games franchise, the Now You See Me series, the box office blockbuster La La Land, which won six Academy Awards®, the hit franchise sequel John Wick: Chapter Two, double Oscar winner Hacksaw Ridge, Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween, The Shack, CBS Films/Lionsgate's Hell or High Water, Roadside Attractions' critically-acclaimed Manchester by the Sea, Codeblack Films' breakout concert film Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain and Pantelion Films' Instructions Not Included, the highest-grossing Spanish-language film ever released in the U.S.
One of the largest independent television businesses in the world, Lionsgate's slate of premium quality series encompasses nearly 90 shows on more than 40 different networks. These include the ground-breaking Orange is the New Black, the fan favorite Nashville, the syndication success The Wendy Williams Show, the hit drama The Royals, the acclaimed Casual, the breakout success Greenleaf and hit STARZ series including Outlander, Black Sails, Survivor's Remorse and Power, the second highest-rated premium pay television series of 2016.
Lionsgate's home entertainment business is an industry leader in box office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rates. Lionsgate handles a prestigious and prolific library of more than 16,000 motion picture and television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves as a foundation for the growth of the Company's core businesses. The Lionsgate, Summit Entertainment and Starz brands are synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world. www.lionsgate.com
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