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Though the final Hunger Games installment in this current series (The Hunger Games — Mockingjay Part 2) is set to hit theaters this November 20, that may not necessarily signal the end of the franchise. Lionsgate has announced that in addition to Mockingjay — Part 2 opening in IMAX 3D, the studio is also considering more Hunger Games movies. Lionsgate CEO Jon Felthemier confirmed… Continue reading Lionsgate Says More 'Hunger Games' Movies Are Being Explored; 'Mockingjay - Part 2' Will Open in IMAX 3D

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ComingSoon.net

July 20, 2012

Although Robert Ludlum fans likely have their immediate focus on August 10th’s release of The Bourne Legacy, they should be pleased to hear that another of the author’s popular works is still underway at Lionsgate. Speaking with ComingSoon.net at a press conference this afternoon for the Tony Gilroy film, producer Ben Smith offered an update on The

Lionsgate Close to Dropping 700 Million Bucks On Summit Entertainment

What happens to a movie studio that lives and dies by one franchise — when that franchise is over? Well, according to Deadline, that studio gets purchased by a larger fish. To be more specific, it sure looks like Lionsgate is *this* close to signing a $ 700,000,000 purchase order for the whole of Summit Entertainment. Here’s what that price tag includes:

  • Twilight
  • Twilight 2: New Moon
  • Twilight 3

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Lionsgate

November 3, 2011

Lionsgate announced a release date for Kenny Ortega’s updated Dirty Dancing today. The film will be headed to theaters on July 26, 2013, which is the same date as Disney has the Phineas and Ferb movie scheduled.

In other release news, the studio has pushed back horror film The Possession from January 6, 2012 to August 31, 2012. This moves the

Lionsgate has picked up Barry Levinson’s found-footage eco-horror flick, The Bay . The news arrived this afternoon in a studio press release:

From the producers of the PARANORMAL ACTIVITY franchise, the film is the next installment in their series following INSIDIOUS, and chronicles an unprecedented biological disaster unleashed from the waters of the Chesapeake Bay- an isopod parasite, carrying a horrific untreatable disease, that jumps from fish to human… Continue reading Lionsgate Takes The Bay