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HUNGER GAMES TO TAKE BITE OUT OF CHINESE BOX OFFICE

May 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Hunger Games will become the first U.S. film to be released in China under a new deal that raises the quota on foreign films that are released in 3D and/or IMAX and that gives U.S. studios up to 25 percent of the foreign take, Lionsgate said on Saturday. (Until now, they received around 15 […]

LIONSGATE CONSUMMATES MARRIAGE WITH SUMMIT

January 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Lionsgate has agreed to acquire Twilight studio Summit Entertainment in a deal said to be worth $412.5 million. In an announcement late today (Friday), Lionsgate Co-chairman and CEO Jon Feltheimer and Vice Chairman Michael Burns said, “We are uniting two powerful entertainment brands, bringing together two world-class feature film franchises, to establish a commanding position […]

LATEST TWILIGHT CROSSES $500-MILLION MARK

November 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

On its twelfth day of release, Summit Entertainment’s The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 crossed the $500-million mark at the worldwide box office. That brings to $2.3 billion the total earnings for the four Twilight movies thus far. A fifth Twilight movie (part two of Breaking Dawn) is due to conclude the franchise’s […]