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.
Lionsgate has acquired screen rights to Eidos Interactive vidgame "Kane & Lynch," which has not yet been released. Adrian Askarieh and Daniel Alter will produce. Howard Sun will co-produce.
Apple's new policy of allowing studios to join iTunes with only their libraries and not new releases is finding takers as Lionsgate on Monday became the third to add its pics.
Strong performance by its burgeoning TV division helped Lionsgate boost revenue by 11% last quarter, while net income shot up over 550%.