Mary J. Blige Signs a Contract with the Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.


(Santa Monica, CA) The Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. d.b.a. Lionsgate, currently, has partnerships with the following elite level talent.  Courtney Kemp, Jonathan Levine, Matt Kunitz, Mona-Scott Young, Cassian Elwes, the Erwin Brothers, Eugenio Derbez and Yvette Lee Bowser are the aforementioned elite level talent.  The discography of Mary J. Blige, is made up of the following music albums; What’s the 411? (1992), My Life (1994), Share My World (1997), Mary (1999), No More Drama (2001), Love & Life (2003), The Breakthrough (2005), Growing Pains (2007), Stronger with Each Tear (2009), My Life II... The Journey Continues (Act 1) (2011), A Mary Christmas (2013), The London Sessions (2014), Strength of a Woman (2017) and My Life II... There’s Something About Me, My Self & Mary Jane (Act 2) (2019).  Recently, the Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. announced that, it has found middle ground with Mary J. Blige.  Specifically, the aforementioned movie studio and media company revealed that, it has signed a first look deal with Mary J. Blige.  Technically, the deal is with Mary J. Blige’s Blue Butterfly Productions.  The focus of the first look deal, is content creation.  
Mary J. Blige Performing at Bumbershoot in September 2010 by Amber, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=12655839.
            The content creation, which is the focus of the first look deal with Mary J. Blige’s Blue Butterfly Productions, is the development of several television series.  Additionally, the several television series are for all of the media platforms, which are part of Lionsgate’s world of contemporary media.  However and returning to, Mary J. Blige.  The latter; is an American singer, songwriter, actress and philanthropist.  Predominantly, the music genres for her music are R&B and hip hop soul.  Additionally, she lists two hometowns; the roots of her musical inspiration.  These two hometowns are; Yonkers, New York, U.S.A. and Savannah, Georgia, U.S.A.  Her musical career has been active since the year, 1989.  Coincidentally, when she first signed with Uptown Records, in 1989, she became the youngest female artist at the record label.  Currently, Mary J. Blige is credited with having released 14 music albums.  The 14th music album is on the way, and, it is scheduled for a release in the year 2019.  Along with the previous distinction is the next distinction, she is credited with selling more than 80 million music albums worldwide. 
            Coincidentally, on the film and television side of things, Mary J. Blige was in the movie Mudbound (2017).  Additionally, she is in the television series, The Umbrella Academy.  The latter, is an internet television series, or in other words, it is broadcasted on Netflix.  Furthermore, she is scheduled to be in the following movies; Violent Heart and Body Cam.  The previously two mentioned movies, are scheduled for a theatrical release in the future.  Mary J. Blige did release a press statement.  Through a press statement, Ms./Mrs. Blige said the following.  “I couldn’t be more excited to be working with Lionsgate.  They are incredible collaborators and have been natural partners from when we first started talking.  I can’t wait to bring all of our projects to life.”   
            To end, the Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. d.b.a. Lionsgate (NYSE:  LGF.A and LGF.B) did release a press statement.  Kevin Beggs is the Chairman of the Television Group of the Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.  Through a press statement, Mr. Beggs said the following.  “Mary is a very talented artist, fearless visionary and an incredible human being.  We’re delighted to be working with someone with such a powerful and impactful creative voice.  Every art she touches blossoms and we’re humbled she’s chosen us as her home.  We look forward to all the exciting new content Mary and her Blue Butterfly banner will bring to our television slate and Lionsgate 360 orbit.”  As previously stated, the Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. recently announced that, it has found middle ground with Mary J. Blige.  Specifically, the aforementioned movie studio and media company revealed that, it has signed a first look deal with Mary J. Blige.  Technically, the deal is with Mary J. Blige’s Blue Butterfly Productions.  Lastly, the focus of the first look deal, is content creation. 

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07/03/2019

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