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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Former Lionsgate Exec Auri Maruri Joins Pantelion Films

    11:04 am 3/11/2014

    The new director of production and development will develop comedies and family films for the joint venture between Lionsgate and Grupo Televisia. Read more

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  8. Lionsgate Execs Talk 'Divergent' Release, Sharp Rise in Book Sales

    8:03 am 2/7/2014

    The mini-studio is working with international publishers to build the readership base for the teen tentpole before it hits theaters on March 21. Read more

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  9. 'Hunger Games' Theme Park Possible, Says Lionsgate CEO

    7:25 am 11/8/2013

    The mini-studio is also sending Jennifer Lawrence and fellow "Catching Fire" castmembers around Europe in a final push to promote the tentpole release. Read more

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  10. Oscars: Candidates for Film Academy President Line Up

    5:00 am 6/19/2013

    It could be Rob Friedman vs. Cheryl Boone Isaacs as Hawk Koch is termed out and the Academy nears a key election that could provide a stark leadership choice.Read more

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