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Lionsgate’s Bets Pay Off as Studio Makes a Big Comeback
Lionsgate’s films, including “La La Land” and “Hacksaw Ridge,” received 26 Oscar nominations, and the company reported strong earnings on Tuesday.
‘Mad Men’ Archives Going to the University of Texas
Matthew Weiner, the show’s creator, and Lionsgate, the producing studio, have donated the archive to the university’s Harry Ransom Center.
A Movie Ticketing Start-Up Hopes to Fill Empty Seats
Atom Tickets, advised by Hollywood heavyweights, seeks to increase its user base and face off with Fandango, a well-established competitor.
A Strong Opening for a Film by Tim Burton, Who Needed a Win
The director’s movie “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” was No. 1 at the domestic box office, but turning a profit is still a challenge.
Risky Business: Hollywood Bets Big on ‘Deepwater Horizon’
The documentary-style film isn’t the kind of project that usually commands a nine-figure budget, but the 2010 oil rig disaster had elements straight out of a movie.
‘La La Land’ Wins Top Prize at Toronto International Film Festival
Damien Chazelle’s work received the audience award for best feature; the audience prize for best documentary went to Raoul Peck’s “I Am Not Your Negro.”
Morning Agenda: Half of Williams Board Resigns
Hershey Rejects Mondelez Takeover Offer | Puerto Rico Debt Relief Stirs Colonial Resentment
Lionsgate’s Deal for Starz Bears Malone’s Hallmarks
After its $4.4 billion acquisition of Starz, Lionsgate plans to create a new class of nonvoting shares.
Lionsgate to Acquire Starz, a Pay Channel, for $4.4 Billion
The deal ends years of speculation about the fate of Starz, which was spun off from the Liberty media empire controlled by John C. Malone.
Morning Agenda: Puerto Rico Relief Measure Clears Senate
Nearly All U.S. Banks Pass Fed Stress Test | Lionsgate Is Said to Be Near Deal to Buy Starz