Lionsgate will distribute laffer "Frankenhood," the first film from Morgan Gendel, Jeremy Littman and ex-Wall Streeter Jonas Littman's Anvil Studios banner.
Lionsgate expects to see big business from its new private equity partnership, even though it will push the indie studio into the red.
Lionsgate has closed a $400 million slate financing deal to cover 23 films over the next three years. The mini-studio announced Tuesday that the financing -- arranged by Goldman Sachs -- covers…
Jieho Lee is in negotiations to direct Lionsgate's "Kane and Lynch," an actioner based on the upcoming videogame by Eidos Interactive.
Lionsgate has acquired domestic and U.K. distribution rights to "The Spirit," a live adaptation of the classic Will Eisner comicbook series. Frank Miller wrote the script and will direct. This will…
David Spitz has been upped to exec VP-general sales manager of theatrical domestic distribution at Lionsgate. Spitz will work closely with theatrical distribution prexy Steve Rothenberg and…
Lionsgate has boarded martial-arts action film “The Forbidden Kingdom,” which pairs Jackie Chan and Jet Li for the first time on the bigscreen. Indie studio is planning a September 2008 domestic…
Marcia Gay Harden is set to star in painter Thomas Kinkade biopic "The Christmas Cottage" for Lionsgate and the Firm. Jared Padalecki ("Supernatural") has the role of Kinkade; Harden will play the…
While the majors have shunned massive presentations at this year's ShoWest, Lionsgate was in full-on promo mode Wednesday as the mini-major invited 3,000 of its closest friends to the main ballroom…
Jay Faires, who has run Lionsgate's music and publishing unit since 2005, has inked a four-year deal formalizing his position as prexy of the division.