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Lionsgate to Release ‘I Still Believe’ Online Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic shutters traditional theaters, Lionsgate and Kingdom Story Company are set to release 'I Still Believe,' the KJ Apa and Britt Robertson-starring faith-based drama, on…

Lionsgate Promotes Erin Westerman to President of Movie Production

Lionsgate on Tuesday said it has promoted Erin Westerman to president of production at the studio's realigning Motion Picture Group.

Michael Fassbender to Star in Action Spy Thriller ‘Malko’ for Lionsgate

Michael Fassbender is set to star in and produce the action spy thriller 'Malko' after Lionsgate picked up the worldwide movie rights to Gerard de Villiers' action-spy series 'S.A.S.'

Lionsgate Lays Off 25 Staffers in Motion Picture Group Restructuring

Lionsgate pink slips are being handed out Friday after the reorganization of the Motion Picture Group led by Joe Drake.

Lionsgate Sets First-Look Deal With ‘I Can Only Imagine’ Team

Lionsgate on Thursday unveiled a first-look film and TV deal with Andrew and Jon Erwin and producing partner Kevin Downes, the creative force behind the box-office hit 'I Can Only Imagine.'

Lionsgate Taps Nathan Kahane as President of Motion Picture Group

Kahane rejoins Joe Drake at the Hollywood studio after they co-founded Good Universe in 2012 to continue a 15-year business partnership.

Lionsgate Co-COO Steve Beeks to Depart Studio

The 20-year veteran will become a consultant upon his exit at the end of the year as he eyes new "entrepreneurial opportunities."

‘Fifty Shades’ Star Dakota Johnson Set for ‘Forever, Interrupted’

Gidden Media and Good Universe are producing the big-screen adaptation of Taylor Jenkins Reid's acclaimed debut novel.

Universal Acquires ‘Search Party’

"Hangover 2" writer Scot Armstrong will direct the comedy, which is set to begin shooting this spring.

Joe Drake Gets $3.42 Million as Part of Lionsgate Severance Package

The indie studio in an SEC filing Tuesday also revealed the former president of its Motion Picture Group will receive bonuses based on the box office performance of "The Hunger Games."

Cannes 2012: Joe Drake and Nathan Kahane Reteaming for New Film Venture

The former Lionsgate and Mandate execs will launch the company, Good Universe, at the upcoming Cannes Film Market.

‘Luther’ Creator Neil Cross Set to Grow Ghost House’s ‘Day of the Triffids’ Adaptation

After collaborating with Guillermo del Toro on "Mama" and "Pacific Rim," Cross is mounting a new film version of the iconic novel for Sam Raimi's production house.