| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:00 AM
On a Friday a few weeks ago, the "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire's" first full day in theaters, I made my way into the real world — or at least as real as Rick Caruso's Americana at Brand gets — to see what the pre-"Games" party looked like,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has a massive hit on its hands with "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” which took in an estimated $161 million over the weekend in the U.S. and Canada -- the biggest November opening of all time.
But Wall Street...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. reported a profit of $505,000 for the fiscal quarter ending Sept. 30 -- a significant decline from the same quarter a year earlier, when the studio made $75.5 million.
Revenue was $498.7 million, down 29% from $707 million...
| May 31, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Young adult movies are the ticket for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., maker of the “Twilight” and “Hunger Games” sagas.
Movies based on teen-oriented books helped the company swing to profit in its fiscal fourth quarter and it&...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Eugenio Derbez is scared. Very scared. You can see it in his eyes. You can hear it in the edge of nervous excitement that creeps into his voice as he slides into a seat at the Urth Caffé in downtown Los Angeles.
"I didn't expect this," he says. "I'm...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:21 PM
MGM Holdings Inc., the parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., has authorized a $75-million stock repurchase plan and announced a dividend designed to protect the company from a hostile takeover.
Privately held MGM said the move was not being adopted in...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The home entertainment business is growing again, albeit slowly, despite the fact that people continue to spend less on DVDs.
After years of declines, total consumer spending on movies for home use grew 2% in the first half of the year to $8.63 billion....
| Jul 8, 2013
| 7:10 PM
The Miramax film company's attempts to reestablish itself as a Hollywood powerhouse hit another snag with the resignation of Chairman Richard Nanula, a veteran executive who formerly held prominent posts at Walt Disney Co. and Amgen Inc.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. reported net income of $13.6 million for the fiscal quarter ending June 30 -- a notable improvement over the same period a year earlier, when the company lost $44.2 million despite having the blockbuster "The Hunger Games"...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:24 AM
After the coffee. Before finding a new mantra.
The Skinny: Thanks to the Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout, I'm now totally behind in "Under the Dome." Did they get out yet? Do they have cable in the dome? I'm in the dark here! Tuesday's headlines...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Matthew Vaughn was shocked to learn early last year that Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., the domestic distributor of his 2010 superhero movie "Kick-Ass," wasn't interested in a sequel.
The quirky, R-rated "Kick-Ass" had grossed $101 million worldwide...