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  1. Lionsgate Splitting Marketing Groups; Tim Palen and Nancy Kirkpatrick to Stay

    12:58 pm 4/25/2012

    The studio has worked out a compromise that seems to have satisfied both executives in the short term while planting the seeds of a long-term plan.Read more

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  2. 'Ender's Game' Pushed Back 8 Months to November 2013

    12:44 pm 4/9/2012

    Summit's film adaptation of the young-adult novel will now open three weeks before its parent company Lionsgate is set to bow "Catching Fire," the next installment in the "Hunger Games" franchise.Read more

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  3. Summit's 'Storming Las Vegas' Taps Newcomer Chuck MacLean to Pen Adaptation (Exclusive)

    11:23 am 3/27/2012

    The writer joins the crime thriller based on the John Huddy book.Read more

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  4. Why 'Hunger Games' Is Not the New 'Twilight'

    11:11 am 3/22/2012

    The Lionsgate adventure epic may have similar fan fervor, but it’s very different from Summit Entertainment's vampire-love saga.Read more

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  5. 'Hunger Games' Hype Gives Way as Lionsgate Stock Drops

    8:06 am 3/22/2012

    Shares in the indie studio started coming back down to earth Thursday, falling 6 percent to $14.72, in mid-morning trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Read more

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  6. '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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  7. 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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  8. '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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  9. 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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