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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. '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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  6. 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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  7. United Friends of the Children's Annual Dinner Raises $2 Million

    1:59 pm 5/30/2013

    Co-honoree Wendy Meyer on the organization's program to support foster kids in college: "We have a special responsibility to them."Read more

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  8. Oscar Roundtable: 6 Top Studio Executives Reveal the Perks and Pitfalls of Hollywood Power

    10:00 am 11/1/2012

    Sony's Michael Barker, Lionsgate's Rob Friedman, Fox's Jim Gianopulos, DreamWorks' Jeffrey Katzenberg, Universal's Donna Langley and Paramount's Rob Moore gather for a candid discussion of what life is really like when you're a movie mogul.Read more

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  9. The Executives: Full Uncensored Interview

    10:00 am 11/1/2012

    Michael Barker of Sony Pictures Classics, Rob Friedman of Lionsgate Motion Picture Group, Jim Gianopulos of Fox Filmed Entertainment, Jeffrey Katzenberg of DreamWorks Animation, Donna Langley of Universal Pictures and Paramount's Rob Moore join THR's executive editor Stephen Galloway and senior film reporter Pamela McClintock for our studio executive roundtable.Read more

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