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  1. 'Hunger Games' Producer Nina Jacobson on Movie Backstory; Firing from Disney (Q&A)

    12:05 pm 3/15/2012

    The executive tells THR how she ushered the YA novel to the big screen, picked herself up after Disney let her go, and who helped her along the way.Read more

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  2. Lionsgate-Summit Lays Off 80 Employees

    4:25 pm 3/9/2012

    Reductions hit motion picture and home entertainment divisions in the wake of Lionsgate's purchase of Summit earlier this year.Read more

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  3. 'Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2' Teaser Debuting With 'Hunger Games'

    10:24 am 3/8/2012

    Summit and Lionsgate make a play for two passionate fan groups by screening the final vampire film's first trailer alongside the anticipated new franchise.Read more

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  4. Summit Home Entertainment Drops Another Executive (Exclusive)

    10:17 am 2/29/2012

    A day after news of president Steve Nickerson sales exec Bobby Gerber's layoffs, EVP Sandy Friedman is out after the studio's sale to Lionsgate.Read more

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  5. 'Hunger Games,' Charlie Sheen Drive Lionsgate Stock to Record Highs

    10:38 pm 2/28/2012

    Two potentially huge franchises and the January acquisition of "Twilight" home Summit have analysts boosting targets.Read more

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  6. Summit Lays Off Three Execs as Lionsgate Merger Continues

    11:30 am 2/28/2012

    Domestic TV distribution president Alex Fragen, home entertainment president Steve Nickerson and home entertainment sales exec Bobby Gerber are leaving the newly combined company.Read more

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  7. Berlin 2012: Summit International President and Co-Founder David Garrett Resigning

    6:03 am 2/13/2012

    Word of David Garrett’s pending resignation as president of Summit International reverberated throughout the hallways of the European Film Market. Read more

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  8. Berlin 2012: Tele-Munchen Group Snares 'Beautiful Creatures'

    4:07 am 2/11/2012

    The German giant pays Summit high seven figures for rights to the Emma Thompson film billed as the next "Twilight" or "Hunger Games."Read more

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  9. Lionsgate Pitches Lenders on 'Twilight' Cash Flows to Fund Summit Takeover

    9:14 am 2/1/2012

    The mini-major in an SEC filing Wednesday argued the majority of "Breaking Dawn" revenues are still "to come." Read more

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