Are Virtual Influencers the Real Deal?
What happens when a made-up, virtual rapper signs a deal with a major record label? In the case of FN Meka, a digitally rendered Black artist largely controlled by artificial intelligence and non-Black creators, major missteps and public backlash over “digital blackface” quickly led to a fiery end. Within weeks, Capitol Records scrapped his deal, […]
Jaime King Joins Ray Liotta in Crime Mystery ‘Cutman’
Michael Mailer will direct and produce the indie drama from a script by Tiffany Heath.
Lionsgate Renews Grindstone Film Slate Deal
The partnership will release upcoming titles like Sylvester Stallone-starrer 'Escape Plan 2' and 'First Kill.'
Lionsgate Posts Lower Fourth-Quarter Earnings and Revenues
The studio, led by CEO Jon Feltheimer, missed estimates as it reported revenue from the YA sequel 'Insurgent,' and record TV production growth.
Lionsgate, Grindstone Re-Up Emmett Furla Film Slate Deal
The studio is set to release another 10 movies in part through its newly launched Lionsgate Premiere label.
‘Escape Plan’ Debuts at No. 1 on Home Video Sales Chart
The Lionsgate-distributed film, starring Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, was also the top rental in the week ending Feb. 9.
Razzie Nominations: ‘Grown Ups 2’ Leads With Eight Nods
"After Earth," "Movie 43" and "A Madea Christmas" are each contenders in six categories, with the "winners" set to be revealed at the March 1 ceremony.
China Box Office: Revenue Surges Past $3 Billion So Far in 2013, Local Movies Dominate
With the Hollywood quota of movies already filled, it's cleared the way for domestic titles to have a strong run.
Box Office: ‘Gravity’ No. 1 Again With $31 Million; ‘Fifth Estate’ Flops With $1.7 Million
UPDATED: "Captain Phillips" also stands tough to come in No. 2 ahead of "Carrie," which debuts to $17 million; Sylvester Stallone-Arnold Schwarzenegger action pic "Escape Plan" falters at No. 5 with $9.8 million.
Box Office: ‘Gravity’ Still Easy No. 1; ‘Fifth Estate’ D.O.A. With $587K Friday
UPDATED: "Carrie" softer than expected for $15 million to $16 million opening; "Escape Plan," teaming Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone, headed for paltry $9.5 million opening.
Box Office: WikiLeaks Pic ‘The Fifth Estate’ Bombing Friday
"Escape Plan" -- starring Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger -- is likewise withering and may not get to $10 million; "Gravity" could hit $30 million to stay at No. 1 in its third weekend, while "Carrie" is expected to scare up $20 million.
Box Office Report: ‘Carrie’ Opens to $725,000 Thursday Night
Action pic "Escape Plan" and WikiLeaks movie "The Fifth Estate" are also opening this weekend, while "Gravity" is likely to have another strong outing.