Lionsgate blames terrorists attacks and 'Star Wars' for the 'Hunger Games' finale's poor performance at the box office.
There’s no business quite like showbusiness. Hollywood is a fickle town, and despite investing millions of dollars in a popular product; sometimes things don’t work out the way a studio plans them to. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 hit theaters this November and performed far below the expectations of Lionsgate. Show More Summary
Actor Woody Harrelson loves marijuana, that’s nothing new, but the Hunger Games actor recently revealed he’s applied to open one of the first medical cannabis dispensaries in Hawaii. Considering that the state was the first to legalize...Show More Summary
Over the last decade, young adult fiction has been experiencing a boost in popularity thanks to movie adaptations. From Twilight and The Hunger Games to Divergent and The Maze Runner, these book series have enjoyed enormous success on the big screen. Show More Summary
Lionsgate, the studio behind The Hunger Games, puts Star Wars in the same category as terrorists in terms of screwing its bottom line. Wait, what? Read more...
Exciting EFM news that has some teeth. Spotlight Pictures shared new imagery for the gothic drama Angelica, written and directed by Teeth‘s Mitchell Lichtenstein and starring Jena Malone (Sucker Punch, The Hunger Games), two-time Academy Award nominee Janet McTeer (Albert Nobbs, Tumbleweeds) and Ed Stoppard (The Pianist). “Angelica is a gothic tale of a newly […]
Lionsgate shares took a dive Friday after the movie and television studio reported worse-than-expected third-quarter earnings, due partly to disappointing profits from the fourth and final "Hunger Games" movie. The Santa Monica entertainment company's shares fell $8.30, or 33%, to $17.15 in midday...
Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke has been hard at work on her upcoming film, Me Before You. While the movie is not scheduled to open until June, the first official trailer has been released. Along with offering a first look at Clarke in her new role, the trailer also revealed that Clarke’s character is... Show More Summary
Lionsgate’s stock is down 5.7% in initial post market trading, to what would be a new 52-week low, after the studio reported Q4 earnings that fell short of Wall Street’s expectations. Part of the problem: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay 2‘s $650 million global box office was down from Mockingjay 1, and cost more to produce. Show More Summary
The studio that brought you the sexy, violent Hunger Games films and the sexy, violent Divergent series is now bringing you film adaptations of the children's-book series for young librarians and DIY living enthusiasts. Lionsgate has bought the film rights to all 54 installments of Mary Pope Osborne’s Magic Tree House books, which... More »
Movie studio Lionsgate and premium cable channel Starz have officially acknowledged their courtship, again raising the possibility of a long-anticipated merger. In a Thursday regulatory filing, Starz said the "Hunger Games" studio "intends to explore whether there is a potential mutually beneficial...
Stephen Colbert bid farewell to several 2016 presidential tributes felled by the Iowa caucuses on the latest installment of The Late Show's riotous Hunger Games send-up, "Hungry for Power Games." First up, Republican candidate Rand Paul, whose early campaign gimmicks included a series of viral videos in which he burned and shredded the United States tax...
Seeing as how four presidential candidates dropped out following their less-than-stellar performances at the Iowa Caucus, there was no way that Stephen Colbert could pass up a chance to bid them farewell with the return of the Hungry for Power Games.
Developer Xaviant has announced Battle Royale-esque The Culling, a new game wherein 16 players battle to the death in a Hunger Games-like island arena. Just like Hunger Games, you must scavenge for weapons, food and resources, and “build...Show More Summary
If you?ve seen the death-riddled films like The Hunger Games and Battle Royale, then the new game from the indie developer Xaviant, The Culling, will be no less brutal. Click To Continue Reading
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If you haven't shipped Daenerys Targaryen with Finnick Odair, you're about to. Actors Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin star in the the upcoming Me Before You, based on Jojo Moyes' 2012 novel of the same name See also: Romantic comediesShow More Summary
So many of your favorite Britishes from the stage and screen have assembled for this adaptation of Jojo Moyes's weepy best-seller Me Before You: Mr. Bates! Clara! Tywin Lannister! Neville Longbottom! But the two star-crossed actors at the center of this romantic drama are Emilia Clarke, the mother of dragons... More »
Love is in the air, what with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, and that means it’s the perfect time for Warner Bros. to try and get you to swoon for Me Before You. Emilia Clarke (of Game of Thrones fame) and Sam Claflin (of Hunger...Show More Summary
Khaleesi + Finnick = Please Take Our Money and Pass the Kleenex. "Game of Thrones" queen Emilia Clarke has a new sun and stars in "Hunger Games" hero Sam Claflin, and the first trailer for their romantic drama "Me Before You" already...Show More Summary