Lionsgate has announced that it will stream "The Hunger Games," "La La Land," "John Wick" and "Dirty Dancing" for free on YouTube on the next four Friday nights.
"Lionsgate Live! A Night at the Movies" will start with a showing of "The Hunger Games" on Friday. The initiative is aimed at honoring the communal experience of watching films in movie theaters and supporting the people who make those places great. "Lionsgate Live! A Night at the Movies" will be hosted by Jamie Lee Curtis, who will share her own movie memories as she is joined by celebrities and YouTube personalities.
Lionsgate will make an initial donation to the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation, an organization dedicated to helping workers impacted by coronavirus in the motion picture industry. Viewers are encouraged to make donations to the foundation, too.
"Dirty Dancing" will screen on April 24, followed by "La La Land" on May 1 and "John Wick" on May 8. The "John Wick" screenings will require age registration. Lionsgate said the program has the support of Fandango, National Association of Theatre Owners, AMC Theatres, Regal and Cinemark Theatres.