The Twilight Saga may survive beyond Breaking Dawn now that the popular teen film franchise is at Lionsgate following the studio’s purchase of Summit Entertainment. On Friday, following the official purchase of Summit Entertainment by Lionsgate, Jon Feltheimer, chief executive of Lionsgate Entertainment, hinted to The Los Angeles Times that read more
Lionsgate has officially purchased Summit Entertainment for $412.5 million after Lionsgate confirmed the acquisition on Friday. Following earlier reports this week that had Lionsgate close to finalizing a deal to buy Summit Entertainment, the move was completed on Friday in a cash and stock transaction. The deal now puts the read more
Actress Jennifer Lawrence of The Hunger Games will present the 84th annual Oscar nominations on Tuesday January 24 with Academy president Tom Sherak. Ahead of the Academy Awards ceremony, Jennifer Lawrence will present the 84th Oscar nominations at Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills with Tom Sherak, president of the read more
Reports have it that Lionsgate is close to buying Summit Entertainment for approximately $400 million after sources close to negotations revealed the news on Sunday. According to Reuters, Lionsgate Entertainment is closer to acquiring Summit Entertainment, the studio behind The Twilight Saga and Oscar winner The Hurt Locker. The report read more
The Devil Inside topped the Friday box office going into the weekend after the new demonic horror film earned a surprising $16.9 million. Reuters reports that The Devil Inside, with a budget of only $1 million, earned $2 million from midnight showings to beat Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol with a read more
Actor Christian Bale was assaulted in China on Thursday when Bale and a film crew tried to visit a blind activist named Chen Guangcheng. Bale was in China for the premiere of The Flowers of War. According to CNN, The Dark Knight Rises star Christian Bale was roughed up by read more
The silent film The Artist by director Michel Hazanavicius led the 2011 Golden Globe nominations, which were announced on Thursday in Hollywood by Woody Harrelson Gerard Butler, and Sofia Vergara. During the 2011 Golden Globes nominations on Thursday, the silent film The Artist picked up six nods to lead the read more
Playboy Magazine will leave Chicago and set up the head office in Los Angeles after a company spokesperson announced the news on Wednesday. CNN reports that the Playboy empire will move from Chicago to Los Angeles in the new year, according to Playboy spokeswoman Theresa Hennessey. “As of May 2012, read more
Actor and comedian Seth Rogen will host of the 2012 Independent Spirit Awards, which will air on February 25 on IFC. According to Hollywood Reporter, Seth Rogen was was confirmed as host of the 27th annual Independent Spirit Awards on Tuesday. The 2012 Independent Spirit Awards will be held on read more
Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment are back in talks to merge studios after the idea to partner together surfaced in 2008.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 topped the Friday box office for a second week in a row after the new Twilight Saga film earned $16.9 million.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 earned $139.5 million at the weekend box office to crush the competition.