Eros International, Lionsgate may make movies jointly

Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) India's global movie distribution company Eros International and US-based studio Loinsgate, which last week signed a deal to distribute movies in India, South Asia and North America, may also produce films together.

"We are still evaluating whether we will be able to recover investments from our distribution networks," Kishore Lulla, managing director of Eros International, said in Cannes.

To start with, Eros and Lionsgate would prefer to re-make a few popular Hollywood hits in Hindi with topline Bollywood stars. With their own distribution networks in place, their plan is to make movies both in Hindi and English.

Elaborating on the joint ven