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‘Hunger Games’ Prequel Casts ‘Euphoria’ Star Hunter Schafer

Euphoria actress Hunter Schafer has joined Lionsgate’s Hunger Games prequel, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Schafer will play Tigris Snow, Coriolanus’ cousin and confidante, who advises him in everything — from his role as mentor to the core of his moral compass. She will appear onscreen opposite Tom Blyth as Coriolanus Snow (played by […]

‘Hunger Games’ Prequel Enlists ‘West Side Story’ Star Josh Andres Rivera

West Side Story actor Josh Andrés Rivera has joined Lionsgate’s Hunger Games prequel, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Rivera will play Sejanus Plinth, the mentor to a tribute from District 2 and a close friend of young Coriolanus Snow, who will be played by Tom Blyth in the feature. Rivera will also be reuniting […]

‘Hunger Games’ Prequel Sets Rachel Zegler to Star as Lucy Gray Baird

Lionsgate has cast Rachel Zegler, who played Maria in Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, as Lucy Gray Baird in The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. The adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ novel will debut in theaters worldwide Nov. 17, 2023. The company’s Hunger Games franchise had earned over $3 billion globally when it […]

‘Hunger Games’: ‘Billy the Kid’ Actor Tom Blyth to Play Young Coriolanus Snow in Prequel

Tom Blyth, who stars in Epix’s Western series Billy the Kid, is the first actor to officially sign up for Lionsgate’s prequel to The Hunger Games, the studio announced Monday. The company’s Hunger Games franchise had earned over $3 billion globally when it wrapped up in 2014, and it is now looking to extend the […]

Sam Claflin to Star in Lionsgate Supernatural Thriller ‘Bagman’ (Exclusive)

Sam Claflin, who played Finnick Odair in the Hunger Games movies, will star in Bagman, a supernatural thriller from Lionsgate. British helmer Colm McCarthy, who directed season two of Peaky Blinders, the pilot for DC show Krypton and the indie The Girl With all the Gifts, is directing the feature that was written by John Hulme. […]

‘John Wick,’ ‘Mad Men’ NFTs in the Works as Lionsgate Inks Deal With Tom Brady-Backed NFT Platform Autograph

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of entertainment franchises like The Hunger Games, Mad Men, John Wick and Dirty Dancing are in the works, as Lionsgate has signed a strategic partnership with Autograph, the NFT platform co-founded by Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady. Autograph also announced a deal with Draftkings, which will exclusively sell sports-related NFTs on […]

Lionsgate U.K. Head Nicola Pearcey to Step Down

Nicola Pearcey, president of Lionsgate’s film and TV operations in the UK, will be leaving the Hollywood studio to "pursue new opportunities" at the end of the year, it was announced on Tuesday.

Thai Protestors Adopt ‘Hunger Games’ Salute As Symbol of Defiance

The distinctive silent three-finger salute seen throughout the Hunger Games books and movie franchise has become the leading symbol of defiance in ongoing anti-government protests in Thailand.

Lionsgate U.K. CEO Zygi Kamasa to Step Down

Zygi Kamasa is stepping down as the longtime CEO of Lionsgate U.K. to pursue a new film and TV business opportunity, the Hollywood studio said Wednesday.

Lionsgate Discloses $50 Million Hit Over COVID-19 Production Shutdown

Lionsgate on Thursday shrunk its fiscal fourth-quarter loss as the Hollywood studio in the streaming space saw its global OTT subscriber base for Starz and Starzplay Arabia grow to 10.6 million, with the domestic OTT paid subscriber base standing at 6.8 million.

Partners in Design: ‘Hunger Games’ Makeup, ‘Friends’ Fashion Line by Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren created a fashion line in honor of "Friends" 25th anniversary, while Kith celebrates Barbie’s 60th anniversary with a styling contest judged by Hollywood pros, Nicki Minaj teams with Fendi, Post Malone launches sustainable Arnette sunglasses, and new 'Hunger Games' makeup debuts.

Lionsgate Shelves Plans to Bring ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘Divergent’ Attractions to New York’s Times Square

Lionsgate has scrapped plans for an indoor entertainment center in New York's Times Square that was set to open this year.