Lionsgate U.K. has reteamed with "Harry Brown" producer Kris Thykier to produce high-concept sci-fi pic "The Fallen."
Lionsgate U.K. has snapped up Brit distribution rights to sci-fi romantic comedy "Timer."
Lions Gate Entertainment emerged as a giant in Hollywood - revenue will hit $1.6 billion this year from just $180 million in 2000 -- after a decade of astute acquisitions.
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$5.6M Cumulative:$24.3M Sony / Screen Gems -42.28%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 22Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$15.9M Warner Brothers -44.30%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$306.0M Disney -46.66%
The war between Lionsgate and Carl Icahn has escalated as part of a proxy fight for control of the minimajor.
Lionsgate has kicked off its campaign in its battle against Carl Icahn, urging shareholders to back the minimajor's slate for the board of directors.
Lionsgate's dialing up a campaign to persuade MGM's debtholders to choose its merger proposal rather than a rival reorganization plan that would leave Spyglass Entertainment toppers in charge.
Continuing to keep the pressure on Lionsgate, Carl Icahn's sweetened his hostile offer for the minimajor by 15% -- but with a major catch.
Carl Icahn is nothing if not tenacious.
The multi-year Netflix deal to stream movies from Epix will immediately make the nascent premium TV service profitable, executives from Lionsgate Entertainment, an Epix partner, said Tuesday.
Poor financials reported Monday by Lionsgate Entertainment for its fiscal first quarter will almost certainly embolden activist shareholder Carl Icahn, who is looking to take over the studio that he…