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Quibi Greenlights Lionsgate’s ‘Swimming With Sharks’

Swimming With Sharks

Quibi and global content leader Lionsgate announced the series order of the drama “Swimming with Sharks” to be written and produced by Kathleen Robertson (“Murder in the First,” Lionsgate’s “Boss”) and directed by Tucker Gates (“Homeland,” “The Morning Show”). Chris Cowles (Chappaquiddick, Blockers) will also produce. Dana Brunetti (Fifty Shades of Grey franchise) and Liz Destro (Lee Daniel’s The Butler, Cake) …

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‘Angel Has Fallen’ Repeats To Top A Slow Box Office

Angel Has Fallen

Angel Has Fallen easily won the long Labor Day weekend with an estimated $15 million for the four-day holiday frame as summer 2019 came to a topsy-turvy close. Despite a record number of films crossing the $1 billion mark globally — most from Disney, whose domination continues to grow — the …

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‘John Wick Chapter 3’ Overtakes Avengers At Box Office

Lionsgate’s John Wick: Chapter Three — Parabellum had a huge debut weekend, earning $57.2 million stateside in 3,850 theaters, beating out Avengers: Endgame‘s $29.4 million domestic earnings.  Parabellum’s larger-than-anticipated bow outperformed the opening weekends of the franchise’s first two installments — 2014’s John Wick ($14.4 million) and 2017’s John Wick: Chapter 2 ($30.4 million). The top 12 films …

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Chris Rock, Lionsgate And Twisted Pictures To Expand The ‘Saw’ Franchise

Global content leader Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures will bring fans worldwide a new level of deviously treacherous traps, clever clues and suspense as they partner with award-winning actor, director, and stand up comedian Chris Rock to spin-off and expand the world surrounding the hit billion dollar Saw franchise, it was announced today by Joe Drake, …

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BBC Studios and Lionsgate Television Announce Partnership to Jointly Create Original Programming and Scripted Formats for U.S. Market

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BBC Studios Los Angeles and Lionsgate Television have teamed up to identify, co-develop and co-fund scripted formats and original intellectual property for the U.S. market. As part of the first look agreement, the parties will create original series and draw upon the extensive formats from the prestigious BBC catalog. The BBC …

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‘Beast’ Conquers ‘Power Rangers’ At Box Office

Beauty and the Beast continued to make history in its second weekend, declining a scant 49 percent to an estimated $88 million from 4,210 locations, the fourth-biggest sophomore outing of all time. And its North American cume of $317 million is the fourth-biggest 10-day total in history.  Lionsgate and Saban’s Power Rangers, an …

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 Arrives On Digital HD And Blu-ray

Four years after Jennifer Lawrence first appeared on the big screen as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games, Lionsgate’s critically acclaimed series based on Suzanne Collins’ best-selling book trilogy comes to a thrilling resolution in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, arriving on Digital HD March 8 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack + Digital HD,  DVD + Digital, and …

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Monopoly Film Advances To Go

In a move that shows just how devoid Hollywood is of new ideas, Lionsgate and Hasbro are partnering to bring the iconic game MONOPOLY to the big screen, the two companies announced today. Academy Award-nominated and BAFTA award-winning writer/producer/director Andrew Niccol (The Truman Show, Gattaca, The Terminal) will write the screenplay for MONOPOLY, …

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‘Insurgent’ Rises Over Box Office

Lionsgate’s sequel Insurgent debuted to $54 million domestically — easily enough to come in No. 1 —  and $47 million internationally, where it topped the chart in 66 of 76 markets. The top 12 films of the weekend, as of Sunday, March 22, are as follows: RANK TITLE DISTRIBUTOR NAME WEEKEND REVENUE CUME …

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