Lionsgate Play brings Western drama The Hateful Eight

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MUMBAI: The Hateful Eight is an American Western film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. The film is about eight strangers who seek refuge from a blizzard in a stagecoach stopover sometime after the American Civil War. It stars Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, DemiánBichir, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, and Bruce Dern. This exciting crime/mystery/thriller-filled drama will be available on partner platforms of Lionsgate Play: JioFiber, Vodafone Play, Airtel Xstream, Idea Movies&TV on Friday, August 21. 

The Hateful Eight is full of masterfully executed twists, captivating dialogue, and a wildly entertaining narrative that gallops along at a pace to make three hours evaporate in an instant. It did worldwide gross of $155.8 million.

The film centres around bounty hunter and civil war veteran Major Marquis Warren who is transporting three dead bounties to the town of Red Rock, Wyoming. He hitches a ride on a stagecoach driven by a man known only as O.B. Aboard is bounty hunter John Ruth, and handcuffed to him is fugitive Daisy Domergue, whom Ruth is escorting to Red Rock to collect her bounty and watch her hang. Ruth and Warren are previous acquaintances who bonded over Warren’s personal letter from Abraham Lincoln. Former Lost-Causer militiaman Chris Mannix, who is traveling to Red Rock as the town’s new sheriff, persuades Ruth and Warren to let him on the stagecoach. Warren and Ruth form an alliance to protect each other’s bounties. Watch this film to know what happens next!

Lionsgate Play, a premium streaming service from Lionsgate India and Starz, offers curated Hollywood content for Indian consumers, with much of the content available in multiple Indian languages. Lionsgate India, one of the most recent entrants in the South Asian market, distributes premium content to linear and digital platforms across the region. It develops and produces original local Indian language content as well as adaptations of globally successful content. Starz, a Lionsgate subsidiary, is a leading global media and entertainment company that produces and distributes premium streaming content to worldwide audiences across subscription television platforms. It offers subscribers more than 7,500 distinct premium television episodes and feature films, including STARZ Original series, first-run movies and other popular programming.