Lionsgate Play to release historical-war drama Midway, based on a World War II battle


Mumbai: Lionsgate Play will stream American War film Midway on February 5 2021. Directed by Roland Emmerich, the movie has an ensemble of stars, featuring Nick Jonas, Woody Harrelson, Mandy Moore, Patrick Wilson and more. The film talks about the Battle of Midway, one of the most historic battles of World War II.

Six months after Japanese Army bombed Pearl Harbor, the American Naval forces come face to face with the Japanese Army as they plan their next attack on the United States; hence commencing the Battle of Midway, one of the most decisive battles of the most gruesome war mankind has ever witnessed. The film, based on the real-life events of this valiant achievement, tells the story of the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, courage, and bravery to overcome the odds. The movie received praises for its visual effects, performances, and historical accuracy and was widely loved by the audience. The film has been dubbed in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

Lionsgate Play, a premium streaming service from Lionsgate India and Starz, offers bespoke Hollywood content for Indian consumers. It boasts of thousands of hours of Premium Hollywood content including Premieres, billion-dollar Franchise Movies and binge worthy Box Sets. Lionsgate Play has a widely distributed network in the region spanning across partnerships like Vodafone Idea, Bharti Airtel, Jio FTTH, Apple TV+, Amazon Firestick, OEM’s with an ambitious roadmap ahead. Lionsgate Play also develops and produces a diverse slate of high budget premium Indian originals.