Summit toppers Rob Friedman and Patrick Wachsberger have agreed to run the movie division of Lionsgate, a week after Lionsgate completed its $412.5 million acquisition of Summit.
Lionsgate vice chairman Michael Burns said that, despite the actor's falling out with CBS, he and company honcho Jon Feltheimer have faith in Charlie Sheen.
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.
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.