Shares of Lions Gate Entertainment climbed 10 percent in intraday trade on Friday after the company posted better-than-expected earnings.
The stock closed 8 percent higher at $20.61 on Friday.
The company reported first-quarter revenue of $553.6 million. Lions Gate said the 35 percent year-over-year revenue growth was "driven by strong gains in Television Production revenue as well as revenue gains in all categories of the Motion Pictures segment."
Analysts had expected Lions Gate to post revenue of $494.9 million, according to a Thomson Reuters consensus estimate.
Revenue from the company's international motion picture segment saw revenue soar 34 percent to $113.8 million, helped by the box office performance of "Now You See Me 2."