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Lionsgate invests in Telltale Games for TV-games hybrid

With support from The Hunger Games studio, Telltale will produce a TV show with both scripted and playable elements.


Lionsgate’s blockbuster YA movies land at TNT

The channel has grabbed the network TV rights to The Hunger Games and Divergent franchises as Lionsgate looks to library revenue to help drive its bottom line.

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Hunger Games sequel performs for Lionsgate and IMAX

The Canadian-based companies were big winners as the teen tentpole dominated the box office on its opening weekend.


Weak film slate dents Lionsgate’s Q2 results

The Vancouver-based mini-studio saw earnings and revenue fall ahead of the Nov. 22 release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (pictured).


Lionsgate to launch Hunger Games: Catching Fire in London

The Canadian mini-studio will hold a world premiere on Nov. 11, ahead of a Nov. 22 wide release of the teen tentpole that will go day-and-date in virtually every world territory.

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Summit’s Divergent to get full Imax release

The Lionsgate subsidiary and Imax Corp. said Thursday that upcoming film Divergent will be released in Imax theatres.


Lionsgate partners with IE on Hunger Games site

The site was built specifically for the Internet Explorer 10 platform, the companies said.


Lionsgate returns to Q3 profit on Breaking Dawn revenue

A 130% increase in revenue follows the acquisition last year of Summit Entertainment by the Vancouver-based indie studio.


Netflix Canada to stream The Hunger Games on Dec. 31

The exclusive deal with Alliance Films will see the Lionsgate teen tentpole stream north of the border before it hits the U.S-based Netflix service.

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Lionsgate expands StudioCanal partnership

The latest deal in the Canadian mini-studio’s strategy to grow its global distribution network will see the European production and distribution co distribute the next installments of The Hunger Games (pictured) franchise in Germany and Austria.


Amanda Plummer joins The Hunger Games’ sequel Catching Fire

The daughter of Christopher Plummer will play the role of Wiress in the next installment of the Canadian mini-studio’s popular teen movie franchise.

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Lionsgate shrinks Q3 loss, but misses revenue estimates

Despite diversifying successfully into TV production and digital platforms, the fortunes of the Canadian-based studio remain dependent on how its movies do at the local multiplex.