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Samuel L. Jackson Joins Chris Pratt in ‘Garfield’ Animated Feature

Samuel L. Jackson is set to join Chris Pratt in Alcon Entertainment’s upcoming animated theatrical motion picture based on the iconic comic strip Garfield. Jackson will play a brand-new character, Garfield’s father, Vic. The veteran Hollywood actor is best known for movie hits like Jurassic Park, the Star Wars prequel trilogy, Goodfellas, Coming to America, […]

‘John Wick’ Creator Derek Kolstad, Alcon Team for ‘Battle Chasers’ TV Adaptation

Battle Chasers, an independent comic from the turn of the century that briefly outsold established titles from Marvel and DC, is heading to television. In what is being described as an aggressive pre-emptive deal, Alcon Television Group has picked up the rights to the comic, written and drawn by Joe Madureira. Derek Kolstad, who created […]

John Leonetti to Direct Alcon Horror Pic ‘Lullaby,’ Oona Chaplin to Star

Alcon Entertainment has greenlit the horror feature 'Lullaby,' with 'Annabelle' director John R. Leonetti attached to helm and Oona Chaplin to star.

Alcon Entertainment Options YA Zombie Book Series ‘Rot & Ruin’

Jonathan Maberry's young adult zombie book series 'Rot & Ruin' has been optioned by Alcon Entertainment for a big-screen treatment. Alcon co-founders and co-CEOs Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove will initially develop the first novel as a feature film.

Lionsgate Founder Opens Refugee Housing Facility In Greece

The billionaire film financier also launched a "call to action" film competition in Vancouver.

Warner Bros., Alcon Renew Deal Through 2019

Alcon also has secured $200 million in financing.

Lionsgate Founder to Receive Career Tribute at Vancouver Film Fest

Frank Giustra launched company in 1997 and runs a charitable foundation with former U.S. president Bill Clinton.

Alcon, Alloy Reunite With ‘Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants’ Writer to Adapt YA Novel ‘The Here and Now’

Kira Davis’ 8:38 Productions will also produce the project, which will be based on Ann Brashares' latest book.

‘Prisoners’ Stars, Director Not Shying Away From Dark, Violent Nature of Thriller

Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal and Denis Villeneuve talk to THR about what audiences will get out of their thought-provoking film.

Alcon to Bring ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ to the Big Screen

The company behind "The Blind Side" has acquired film and TV rights to the best-selling book series.

Terry Moore’s Horror Comic ‘Rachel Rising’ Heading to Television (Exclusive)

Centering on a woman who wakes up dead in a shallow grave, the comic is the first property picked up by the Alcon Television Group.

Johnny Depp in Negotiations to Star in ‘Transcendence’ for Alcon

The actor will receive a mammoth payday for the role, $20 million against 15% of the gross, sources say.