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  1. Lionsgate Exec Steve Beeks Extends Contract for Additional Three Years

    4:39 pm 5/7/2015

    The indie-studio exec will continue as co-COO and co-president of the motion picture group with a new three-year deal under co-chairs Rob Friedman and Patrick Wachsberger.Read more

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  2. Lionsgate Promotes Patricia Laucella to Oversee Business And Legal Affairs

    7:59 am 4/15/2015

    The move follows production and talent deals negotiated for 'The Hunger Games,' 'Divergent' and 'Insurgent.' Read more

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  3. Lionsgate to Launch Specialty Film Division

    6:29 am 4/1/2015

    Lionsgate Premiere will kick off by releasing Chinese box-office performer 'Dragon Blade,' starring Jackie Chan and Adrien Brody. Read more

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  4. Political Consultants Team to Advise Hollywood as Election 2016 Looms

    8:00 am 3/11/2015

    Principal Communications' Paul Pflug and Melissa Zukerman and Sky Advisory's Lindsay Rachelefsky have formed a strategic partnership and are already advising some of the DNC's largest donors, from Peter Chernin to Casey Wasserman.Read more

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  5. Johnny Depp's Career Crossroads: Actor Facing Third Box-Office Flop in a Row

    5:00 am 1/23/2015

    'Mortdecai' could be the latest bomb for the actor, who is cutting his $20 million fee and plotting a return to 'Pirates of the Caribbean' and 'Alice in Wonderland' family fare.Read more

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  6. Rob Friedman, Patrick Wachsberger Re-Up as Co-Chairs of Lionsgate's Motion Picture Group

    6:39 am 1/14/2015

    The two have "renewed" their long-term agreements at the 'Hunger Games' studio, it was announced Wednesday.Read more

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  7. It's Official: 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1' Sets China Release Date

    5:23 pm 1/6/2015

    Katniss' struggle against the Capitol will roll out on over 4,000 screens on Feb. 8Read more

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  8. eOne to Continue Distributing Lionsgate Movies in Canada and Spain

    7:49 am 9/3/2014

    The multiyear extension includes the next installments of "The Hunger Games" and "Divergent" franchisesRead more

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  9. Inside Obama's Live Nation Event: Ashton Kutcher Talks Tech, Donors Plot Midterm Campaigns (Exclusive)

    2:52 pm 7/24/2014

    Along with Mila Kunis, Hollywood executives — including Liongate's Rob Friedman and Paradigm's Sam Gores — attended a small gathering on Thursday at the home of Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino.Read more

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  10. Lionsgate Chiefs on 'Divergent' Box Office, Marketing Cuts and Cannes Memories (Q&A)

    11:00 am 5/8/2014

    Rob Friedman and Patrick Wachsberger, co-chairmen of Lionsgate Motion Picture Group, talk to THR about whether "Divergent's" $250 million is enough and reveal why they decided to split the third book into two films.Read more

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