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Lionsgate Extends Grindstone Deal

Lionsgate has extended its relationship with its Grindstone Entertainment Group, which generated the Nicolas Cage-John Cusack thriller “Frozen Ground.”

The studio has also signed new multi-year agreements with president and CEO Barry Brooker and principal Stan Wertlieb.

The partnership also yielded the thriller “Empire State,” starring Dwayne Johnson.

“We expect them to continue to serve as a reliable source of profitable films featuring world-class talent in the years to come and, as they continue to evolve as a label, we look forward to elevating our Grindstone relationship to the next level,” said Lionsgate chief operating officer Steve Beeks.

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