With “The Hunger Games” and “Twilight” fueling Lionsgate's profits and stock price, the studio has rewarded its top execs with sharply increased pay. Lionsgate paid $28.2 million to vice chairman…
Lionsgate Carl Icahn
Less than two years ago, Lionsgate reached a settlement with Carl Icahn that called for the billionaire investor to cash out his 33% stake for $309 million, essentially breaking even on a three-year…
With its “Hunger Games” franchise leading the way, Lionsgate has sold more than $250 million in territorial rights to nine titles at Cannes. The slate was led by the two “Mockingjay” titles, which…
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
One of the highlights of Wayne Levin's career came two years ago when, after a protracted battle, Carl Icahn gave up his bid to take control of Lionsgate.
If 2012 was the year Lionsgate grew up, then 2013 will be the first year it has to prove itself in the big leagues.
Summit Entertainment and Lionsgate have agreed to walk down the aisle, combining the town's leading minimajors in a complex cash and stock deal worth $412.5 million.
After years of wrangling, Lionsgate and Carl Icahn have reached a peace accord, with the billionaire investor selling his 33% stake in the company.
The prolonged and bizarre battle between Lionsgate and Carl Icahn has escalated as the minimajor slammed the billionaire with accusations of duplicity earlier this year in trying to take over MGM.