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March 30, 2005 10:04 ET

Lions Gate Entertainment Announces That Registration Statement for 3.625% Senior Subordinated Convertible Notes Has Been Filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission


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MARCH 30, 2005 - 10:04 ET

Lions Gate Entertainment Announces That Registration
Statement for 3.625% Senior Subordinated Convertible
Notes Has Been Filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission

SANTA MONICA, Calif. & NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(CCNMatthews -
Mar 30, 2005) -

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) (TSX:LGF) announced March 29,
2005 that in connection with its February 2005 private offering by Lions
Gate Entertainment Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, of 3.625% Senior
Subordinated Convertible Notes due 2025, it has filed a Registration
Statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The
Registration Statement was filed in satisfaction of certain registration
rights obligations.

When declared effective by the SEC, the Registration Statement will be
available for use by the noteholders to resell the previously issued
$175,000,000 principal amount of 3.625% Senior Subordinated Convertible
Notes and the common shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. that can
be issued upon conversion of the notes of Lions Gate Entertainment Inc.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. will not receive any proceeds from any
resale of the securities by the selling securityholders.

The Registration Statement relating to these securities has been filed
with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not
be sold nor may offers be accepted prior to the time the Registration
Statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an
offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be
any sale of these securities in any State in which such offer,
solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or
qualification under the securities laws of any such State. A final
written prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the
Securities Act of 1933 relating to these securities may be obtained by
calling Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., Investor Relations at
310-449-6700.

www.lgf.com

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
    Peter D. Wilkes, 310-255-3726
    pwilkes@lgf.com