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Lions Gate Entertainment Files Registration Statement in Connection With December 2003 Private Offering of Senior Subordinated Convertible Notes

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. announced today that in connection with its December 2003 private offering by Lions Gate Entertainment Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, of 4.875% Senior Subordinated Convertible Notes due 2010, it has filed a Registration Statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). 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 $60,000,000 principal amount of 4.875% Senior Subordinated Convertible Notes and the common shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. that can be issued upon conversion of the notes and by certain other holders of common shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. 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 310-255-3726.

Lions Gate (Amex: LGF; TSX) is an independent leader in the production and distribution of motion pictures, television programming, home entertainment, family entertainment and video-on-demand product.

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For further information, please contact Peter D. Wilkes of Lions Gate Entertainment, +1-310-255-3726.

SOURCE: Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.

CONTACT: Peter D. Wilkes of Lions Gate Entertainment, +1-310-255-3726

Web site: http://www.lionsgatefilms.com/