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WORLD TO CATCH FIRE NOVEMBER 22, 2013

CATCHING FIRE - FILM BASED ON SECOND BOOK IN THE HUNGER GAMES SERIES TO UNSPOOL WORLDWIDE

Santa Monica, CA, – LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, announced on August 08, 2011 that it will release CATCHING FIRE, the film adaptation of the second book in Suzanne Collins’ runaway bestselling HUNGER GAMES trilogy, on November 22, 2013.  The announcement was made by Joe Drake, co-COO of Lionsgate and President of its Motion Picture Group.  No further details about CATCHING FIRE have been confirmed at this stage.

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PARAMOUNT TO RELEASE “WORLD WAR Z” ON DECEMBER 21, 2012

PRODUCTION IS UNDERWAY ON THE BRAD PITT STARRER, WITH MARC FORSTER DIRECTING


London, England  - Paramount Pictures announced on August 9, 2011 it has set a release date of December 21st, 2012 for World War Z starring Academy Award-nominee Brad Pitt, with Marc Forster (Quantum of Solace) directing. The geo-political thriller from Paramount and Skydance Productions, in association with Hemisphere Media Capital and GK Films, is a Plan B Entertainment/Apparatus Productions production that is shooting in England following initial photography completed in Malta last month. The film will also shoot in Scotland and Hungary.

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Principal Photography Begins on '21 and Over'

Miles Teller, Justin Chon, Skylar Astin, Sarah Wright star in Comedy

(Beverly Hills, Calif.) August 23, 2011– Principal photography begins today on the comedy 21 and Over, starring the rising cast, Miles Teller (Footloose), Justin Chon (The Twilight Saga), Skylar Astin (Taking Woodstock) and Sarah Wright (The House Bunny). Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, writers of The Hangover and The Change Up, will direct from their screenplay.

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“TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON” CROSSES $1 BILLION WORLDWIDE

“TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON” CROSSES $1 BILLION WORLDWIDE


HOLLYWOOD, CA (August 3, 2011) – Worldwide box office receipts for TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON, have hit $1 billion, Paramount Pictures announced today. To date, the third installment of the hit Transformers franchise, and the first shot in 3-D, has grossed $338 million in U.S. (through Monday) and $663 million internationally (through Tuesday).

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THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 3D SCARES UP CAST

THE  TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 3D SCARES UP CAST


Film To Feature Cameos By Cast Members Of Classic Original Film In Addition To New Principle Actors

Principal Photography Begins in Shreveport, Louisiana


July 19, 2011 – Lionsgate and the filmmakers of THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 3D, the next installment in the long standing franchise, are pleased to announce the cast of the film, which picks up the story where the original 1974 film left off and will deliver a new chapter in the Leatherface saga with the goal of making it as horrifying as the original -- in 3D.

The cast includes an all new actor in the iconic villain role of Leatherface, an exciting cast of principle actors, and featured cameos by several cast members of the original 1974 film, famously directed by Tobe Hooper.

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LIONSGATE CLOSES ON THE CABIN IN THE WOODS

LIONSGATE CLOSES ON THE CABIN IN THE WOODS

Friday The 13th U.S. Release Set For April 2012

Santa Monica, CA, July 20, 2011– LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, acquired worldwide distribution rights to the horror film THE CABIN IN THE WOODS from MGM and scheduled the film to be released on April 13, 2012, it was announced today jointly by Joe Drake, President of the Motion Picture Group, and Jason Constantine, President of Acquisitions and Co-Productions.  The company will be distributing the film in North America and the UK, with Lionsgate’s international sales team handling overseas sales.

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Mike the Pike Productions, Inc. Begins Development on ‘The Skin Trade’

Mike the Pike Productions, Inc. Begins Development on ‘The Skin Trade’; Re-ups Rights to Werewolf Masterpiece by Game of Thrones Scribe, George R.R. Martin

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mike the Pike Productions, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has re-upped its option for ‘The Skin Trade’ by George R.R. Martin, the author/creator behind HBO’s smash success, ‘Game of Thrones’.

‘GRRM’s ‘The Skin Trade’ is a werewolf novella with a macabre backdrop in the vein of films like ‘’Underworld’, ‘The Howling’ and even ‘Silence of the Lambs’, to enable a high priority development phase for the project toward production in 2012. The Option gives Mike The Pike Productions exclusive film rights to develop the material for screen, intended for wide theatrical release. These actions will be coupled with its agenda to begin pre-production on a separate, low-budget feature by end of 2011.

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Actor Bradley Cooper's Wax Likeness Unveiled at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas

Actor Bradley Cooper's Wax Likeness Unveiled at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas

On Monday, July 18, actor and star of blockbusters “The Hangover” and “The Hangover Part II,” Bradley Cooper joined the esteemed Madame Tussauds Las Vegas collection with a twice as nice likeness worth $300,000.

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LIONSGATE TO MAKE 'LAST STAND'

LIONSGATE TO MAKE 'LAST STAND'

Arnold Schwarzenegger To Star In High Octane Chase Story

Santa Monica, CA, July 12, 2011– LIONSGATE® (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, today announced that Arnold Schwarzenegger will be making his return to film in THE LAST STAND, which the company is developing as a starring vehicle for the former California Governor.  The announcement was made by the President of Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group Joe Drake, and President of Production Michael Paseornek.

Korean action-suspense master Kim Jee-Woon (A TALE OF TWO SISTERS, THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE WEIRD) will direct the film, which is to be based on a spec script by Andrew Knauer that was subsequently rewritten by Jeffrey Nachmanoff.  Lionsgate has domestic and international distribution rights, with the film having pre-sold well in several overseas territories already.  Lorenzo di Bonaventura will be producing the film through di Bonaventura Pictures.

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Walt Disney Animation Studios Introduces Wildly Funny New CG Comedy Adventure “Wreck-It Ralph”

Walt Disney Animation Studios Introduces Wildly Funny New CG Comedy Adventure “Wreck-It Ralph”

Directed by Emmy® Winner Rich Moore, Hilarious and Wildly Imaginative Animated Movie to Feature the Voices of John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer and Jane Lynch

BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Some of us are born to be bad, but that doesn’t mean we have to like it. Walt Disney Animation Studios and Emmy®-winning director Rich Moore (TV’s “The Simpsons,” “Futurama”) take moviegoers on a hilarious, video-game-hopping journey in “Wreck-It Ralph,” the story of an arcade game Bad Guy determined to prove he can be a Good Guy. Produced by Clark Spencer (“Lilo & Stitch,” “Bolt”) and featuring the voices of John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer and Jane Lynch, the CG comedy adventure will hit theaters on Nov. 2, 2012, and will be presented in Disney Digital 3D™ in select theaters.

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