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Political Consultants Team to Advise Hollywood as Election 2016 Looms

Principal Communications' Paul Pflug and Melissa Zukerman and Sky Advisory's Lindsay Rachelefsky have formed a strategic partnership and are already advising some of the DNC's largest donors, from Peter Chernin to Casey Wasserman.

Johnny Depp’s Career Crossroads: Actor Facing Third Box-Office Flop in a Row

'Mortdecai' could be the latest bomb for the actor, who is cutting his $20 million fee and plotting a return to 'Pirates of the Caribbean' and 'Alice in Wonderland' family fare.

Rob Friedman, Patrick Wachsberger Re-Up as Co-Chairs of Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group

The two have "renewed" their long-term agreements at the 'Hunger Games' studio, it was announced Wednesday.

It’s Official: ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1’ Sets China Release Date

Katniss' struggle against the Capitol will roll out on over 4,000 screens on Feb. 8

eOne to Continue Distributing Lionsgate Movies in Canada and Spain

The multiyear extension includes the next installments of "The Hunger Games" and "Divergent" franchises

Inside Obama’s Live Nation Event: Ashton Kutcher Talks Tech, Donors Plot Midterm Campaigns (Exclusive)

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.

Lionsgate Chiefs on ‘Divergent’ Box Office, Marketing Cuts and Cannes Memories (Q&A)

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.

Former Lionsgate Exec Auri Maruri Joins Pantelion Films

The new director of production and development will develop comedies and family films for the joint venture between Lionsgate and Grupo Televisia.

Lionsgate Execs Talk ‘Divergent’ Release, Sharp Rise in Book Sales

The mini-studio is working with international publishers to build the readership base for the teen tentpole before it hits theaters on March 21.

‘Hunger Games’ Theme Park Possible, Says Lionsgate CEO

The mini-studio is also sending Jennifer Lawrence and fellow "Catching Fire" castmembers around Europe in a final push to promote the tentpole release.

Oscars: Candidates for Film Academy President Line Up

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.

United Friends of the Children’s Annual Dinner Raises $2 Million

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