An all-out battle for control of Lionsgate appears to be brewing. Carl Icahn, who has rapidly boosted his stake in the company to 14.5% during the economic crisis, is in talks with the company that…
Lionsgate is in talks with Carl Icahn, who holds 14.5% of the company's stock, that could lead to the billionaire gaining several seats on the board.
Lionsgate has been handed the keys and the deed to cabler TV Guide Network and the TV Guide Online biz after closing its $255 million purchase from Macrovision.
"Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail" took in $41.1 million, giving Lionsgate its biggest opening weekend during a time of instability for the company.
Katherine Heigl has signed on to star opposite Ashton Kutcher in the Lionsgate thriller "Five Killers."
There's blood in the water over at Lionsgate, and it's attracted Carl Icahn.
Lionsgate swung to a net loss of $93.4 million in the fiscal third quarter from a profit of $7.3 million in the year-earlier period.
Tom Ortenberg, a 12-year vet of Lionsgate, is leaving for a comparable exec post at the Weinstein Co.
Lionsgate has picked up North American and U.K. rights to James Strouse's comedy "The Winning Season."
"More Than a Game," a documentary about NBA star LeBron James' high school days in Akron, Ohio, has been sold to Lionsgate in an unusual deal.
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