The Spirit movie: Lionsgate on board as distributors

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Lionsgate, the leading independent filmed entertainment studio, announced today that it has secured domestic and U.K. distribution rights to the live action comic book adaptation 'The Spirit', directed and written by 'Sin City' and '300' creator Frank Miller and based on the classic series by comic master Will Eisner. Lionsgate will partner on the project with Odd Lot Entertainment, which is producing and co-financing, and Batfilm Productions, which is producing. Gigi Pritzker and Deborah Del Prete ('The Wedding Planner', the upcoming 'Suburban Girl') are producing for Odd Lot; Lionsgate’s Mike Paseornek, President of Film Production, is producing for Lionsgate; and Michael Uslan ('Batman Begins', 'Constantine') is producing for Batfilm. Batfilm co-founder Benjamin Melniker and Steve Maier are executive producers, and Odd Lot’s Linda McDonough and Batfilm’s F.J. DeSanto are co-producers. The announcement was jointly made today by Lionsgate President of Theatrical Films Tom Ortenberg, President of Acquisitions and Co-Productions Peter Block, and Paseornek.
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