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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Jennifer Lawrence: A Brand-New Superstar

    7:20 pm 1/31/2012

    Jennifer Lawrence turned to her mom, who runs a summer camp, for advice on whether to play Katniss Everdeen.Read more

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  6. The High Stakes Behind 'Hunger Games'

    7:18 pm 1/31/2012

    Director Gary Ross and the cast on the behind-the-scenes drama of the $90 million Lionsgate epic that should bring young people back to the movies, propel Jennifer Lawrence into the stratosphere and launch another (fingers crossed) "Twilight"-sized franchise.Read more

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  7. Analyst Downgrades Lionsgate Stock After "Rapid Appreciation"

    8:35 am 1/27/2012

    The move follows Miller Tabak's David Joyce in early January upgrading stock in the mini-major ahead of "The Hunger Games" release. Read more

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  8. 'Twilight: Breaking Dawn' Headed North of $710 Mil, A Franchise Best

    10:19 am 1/22/2012

    Lionsgate and Summit trumpet the victory in their first joint release since announcing the merger; through Sunday, the fourth outing in the blockbuster vampire series has earned $701.3 worldwide.Read more

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  9. Moody's Considering Debt Rating Upgrade For Lionsgate After Summit Takeover

    1:36 pm 1/20/2012

    The positive response to the indie studio's $412.5 million takeover follows a similar greenlight from rival agency Standard & Poor's.Read more

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  10. Standard & Poor's Puts Lionsgate on Creditwatch Positive Post-Summit Takeover

    2:15 pm 1/18/2012

    The ratings agency said the mini-major issued minimal debt to complete the takeover of the "Twilight" studio and had improved its "business risk profile." Read more

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