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  • Lions Gate CEO Jon Feltheimer to get Producers Guild's Milestone Award

    Lions Gate CEO Jon Feltheimer to get Producers Guild's Milestone Award
    It's been a good year for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. Chief Executive Jon Feltheimer. The head of the Santa Monica movie and TV studio reaped dramatically higher compensation because of a new long-term contract that he signed in May 2013. The...
  • DreamWorks films looks to TV industry for CEO

    DreamWorks films looks to TV industry for CEO
    The next chief executive of Steven Spielberg's film company, DreamWorks Studios, is coming from the TV industry. Departing Turner Broadcasting executive Michael Wright will join the film studio at the beginning of next year. He will succeed CEO and Co-...
  • Dwayne Johnson to Play Black Adam in New Line's 'Shazam,' Darren Lemke To Script (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Though Dwayne Johnson hasn't been shy about teasing his potential involvement in New Line Cinema's "Shazam" movie, the superhero comicbook pic now looks closer to achieving lift-off. Sources tell Variety that Darren Lemke is...
  • Lionsgate Hires DreamWorks Branding Exec to Grow 'Hunger Games,' 'Divergent'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Lionsgate has hired Kerry Phelan, former head of consumer products and licensing for DreamWorks Animation, to the newly-created position of exec VP of global franchise management and strategic partnerships. The hire comes as...
  • Lionsgate Acquires Rights to 'The Smosh Movie,' Starring YouTube Comedy Duo

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Lionsgate has picked up global distribution rights to "The Smosh Movie," starring the YouTube comedy duo of Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox, banking on their Internet celebrity to drive audiences to the feature-length film....
  • Fall movies: Lehigh Valley actors, artists make their marks

    Fall movies: Lehigh Valley actors, artists make their marks
    Even with Dwayne Johnson and Dane DeHaan sitting out the season, the next four months will offer plenty of opportunities to check out local talent on the big screen. From animated films such as "The Boxtrolls" and "The Penguins of Madagascar" to film...
  • 'Shrek' Producer John Williams Launching Animated Production Company (EXCLUSIVE)

    "Shrek" producer John H. Williams and Henry Skelsey, managing partner of Fulton Capital Management LLC, have formed 3QU Media as a specialist in CG-animated feature films for the international marketplace. 3QU Media has completed funding from a group...
  • Film official cautions against importing Hollywood values into China

    Film official cautions against importing Hollywood values into China
    It's now the world's biggest film market outside the U.S. But how do Hollywood filmmakers successfully penetrate the Great Wall of China? Find reliable partners, hire screenwriters who've actually visited the country and avoid grafting "Hollywood...
  • Studios Hit With New Class-Action Suit Over Anti-Poaching Pacts

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Walt Disney Co., DreamWorks Animation and Sony Pictures Animation are among the defendants in a new class-action suit, contending that the studios and other visual effects and animation companies conspired to suppress wages...
  • DreamWorks Animation Stock Plummets; Analysts Urge Studio to Lower Costs

    After a disappointing second quarter earnings call Tuesday, it has become clear to analysts that DreamWorks Animation must alter the way it does business. "I have no issue with the creative, DreamWorks Animation films are great," said David Miller of...
  • DreamWorks Animation in Glendale reports $15-million loss in second quarter

    DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. posted a $15.4-million loss in the second quarter after the company saw lower-than-expected box-office results for its latest movie, "How to Train Your Dragon 2." The Glendale company reported a loss of of $15.4 million, or...