Lionsgate and Millennium are one step closer to vanquishing the pirates that stole and uploaded Sylvester Stallone's Expendables 3. London cops today arrested two men on suspicion of leaking the action sequel this summer ahead of its August 15 release. Show More Summary
Monday, 1:14PM: Lionsgate's The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 generated a final weekend actual of $121.9 million, slightly lower than the distrib's projected $123M yesterday and the industry estimate of $124.8M. Still, a record for the year. Show More Summary
The Jennifer Lawrence sequel hit a franchise record of $275 million globally but failed to catch fire domestically read more
In its campaigns for the “Hunger Games” films, Lionsgate’s tiny marketing department has used mastery of social media and a culture of risk-taking to dazzle the legacy studios.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 did very well at the box office this weekend but not as well as Lionsgate probably hoped domestically.
The third “Hunger Games” movie, “Mockingjay Part 1” (Lionsgate), sold an estimated $123 million in tickets at North American theaters over the weekend.
International estimates are rolling in from the studios today with Lionsgate roaring over Mockingjay's $152M overseas weekend. That number beats 2013's Catching Fire by 4%, on a dollar basis. Domestically, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay...Show More Summary
Sunday, 1:10AM: Similar to its first two installments, Lionsgate's The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 eased Saturday from its opening day Friday, however this time, the third title dipped 23%, a bit better than the 25% slide registered by The Hunger Games and Catching Fire. Show More Summary
2:49AM: Late night industry domestic B.O. estimates for Friday show Lionsgate's The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 with $55.5M from 4,151 screens including Thursday previews. While that number ranks third behind Catching Fire's first...Show More Summary
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Lionsgate earlier today reported that The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I was tracking 5% over last year's Catching Fire overseas. In 2013, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire did slightly better abroad than domestically at about $440M vs $425M. Show More Summary
Last night (November 20) Lionsgate gave North American fans a special treat with a Thursday opening of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.” And it looks like things went well for the flick, as its $17 million box office take is the...Show More Summary
In the wake of the resounding success of the first Hunger Games movie, Lionsgate raised some eyebrows by announcing Suzanne Collins' best-selling trilogy would be spun into four films. The third book Mockingjay would be split in two....Show More Summary
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I Dir. Francis Lawrence [Lionsgate; 2014] by Robert Ham Rating: Don’t dare listen to anyone who tries to convince you that the final chapter of The Hunger Games trilogy was so dense and so packed with incident that it needed to be broken up into two films. Show More Summary
As new technologies allow audiences to consume and interact with content across a variety of mediums, story-makers are now expanding their narrative universes across multiple platforms. Lionsgate, the studio force behind the massively popular Hunger Games movie series, is capitalizing on these new developments in innovative ways. Show More Summary
Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1" opened with $17 million in ticket sales from Thursday night showings, according to studio estimates.
Cheap Thrills was one of the films on the massive list of 50 great films to see in 2014, and the director of that movie is now signed to do a new film with Lionsgate. E.L. Katz (center, above, with his Cheap Thrills cast) who also did...Show More Summary
E.L. “Evan” Katz – who broke onto the scene with Cheap Thrills and his incredible ABCs of Death 2 segment – will direct comedy-thriller You’ll Be the Death of Me for Mandeville Pictures with Lionsgate distributing, says Variety. Katz will direct from a script by Mark Hammer that “tells the story of two single New […]