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  • Lions Gate board recommends shareholders reject latest Icahn takeover bid

     
    Lions Gate Entertainment's board on Wednesday recommended that its stock owners reject activist investor Carl Icahn's current tender offer, which was recently increased to $7.50 a share. Icahn initially launched his latest offer to buy all the company's...
  • Lions Gate forms Latino film venture with Televisa

     
    Lions Gate Entertainment, taking aim at the Latino film market, is forming a joint venture with Mexican media giant Televisa to produce and distribute movies for Latino audiences in the U.S. The move, confirmed by a person familiar with the......
  • The Morning Fix: Lions Gate finds a friend in Televisa! Toronto's 'it' girl. Will Sirius XM listeners stay if Howard Stern leaves? Is Joaquin Phoenix ready for more work?

     
    After the coffee. Before deciding whether I should pull a Joaquin Phoenix at work. ¿Donde es Carl Icahn? Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., the movie and television company that has been engaged in a nasty hostile takeover fight with investor Carl......
  • Blockbuster files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, sets plan to reorganize

     
    After struggling with nearly $1 billion in debt and growing competition from Redbox and Netflix, Blockbuster Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Thursday. The filing, long expected, would wipe out the debt and equity of the once dominant......
  • Industry veteran Bob Berney joins Graham King's new domestic distribution firm

     
    In a move that could boost the shrinking independent film market, producer Graham King has formed a new releasing company and hired industry veteran Bob Berney as president of theatrical distribution. The domestic venture, named FilmDistrict, plans to...
  • Carl Icahn, once opposed, now favors a Lions Gate-MGM merger

     
    Only three months ago, activist shareholder Carl Icahn frowned upon a potential merger between Lions Gate Entertainment and financially hobbled Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. In fact, he likened Lions Gate management's desire to combine with MGM to "a couple...
  • The Morning Fix: MTV has situation on its hands! Icahn wants another lion. Fox drops Dish. Has 'Glee' lost its way?

     
    After the coffee. Before deciding if "The Office" has jumped the shark. The Skinny. In today's roundup we have a shake-up at MTV where the cable network's entertainment chief, Tony DiSanto, has decided to bolt. CNN's Anderson Cooper is taking......
  • Hollywood Heavyweight MGM Files for Bankruptcy

    Hollywood Heavyweight MGM Files for Bankruptcy
    LOS ANGELES -- Hollywood mega-studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday. MGM's bankruptcy plan has the backing of its lenders, so the proceedings are expected to go quickly. MGM is to restructure and be managed by...
  • 'Avengers' Muscles To Record $200 Million In Debut

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "The Avengers" proved that five superheroes are better than one by bursting into Hollywood's record books with a massive $200.3 million in ticket sales over its opening weekend in U.S. and Canadian theaters, kicking off Hollywood's...
  • 'Avengers' Rings Up $103 million In Record Weekend

    'Avengers' Rings Up $103 million In Record Weekend
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "The Avengers," the smash hit movie about Marvel superheroes who team up to save the Earth, crushed competitors for a second weekend with a record $103.2 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales and was poised to top $1 billion...
  • Foul-Mouthed 'Ted' Takes Movie Box Office Crown

    Foul-Mouthed 'Ted' Takes Movie Box Office Crown
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedy "Ted," starring a foul-mouthed teddy bear, won the battle at movie box offices over the weekend, taking in a surprising $54.1 million in the United States and Canada and beating Channing Tatum's steamy role as a male...