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Feb 11- Comcast Corp will offer its subscribers the option to buy "Gravity" and other Warner Brothers movies for download and streaming, expanding the largest U.S. cable operator's push into digital movie sales, the company said on Tuesday.
Feb 6- Film distributor Lions Gate Entertainment Corp reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly earnings due to the success of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire", "Escape Plan" and "Now You See Me". Third-quarter earnings more than doubled to $88.8 million, or 59 cents per share, from $37.8 million, or 27 cents per share, a year earlier.
Dec 17- Facebook Inc will begin selling video ads later this week and plans to make an announcement on Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Fandango says the latest "Hunger Games" film is its top advance ticket seller of the year, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. Lionsgate is extending the third and final book into 2 films.
To lift overseas sales for "Catching Fire," earlier this month Lions Gate sent actress Jennifer Lawrence and her co-stars on a whirlwind tour with premieres in five European cities in five days, taking the unusual step of promoting the film in several foreign markets before the big U.S. premiere, held on Nov. 18 at the 7,000- seat Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
For Comcast subscribers, it would provide a way to purchase movies they can watch anytime through a TV, computer or mobile devices.
"We have been approached in two different territories by potential park opportunities, which gives you some sense of the cultural impact of this franchise," said Lions Gate's Chief Executive Jon Feltheimer during the company's earnings call with analysts on Friday. He did not give further details and a Lions Gate spokesman offered no added comment.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on potential opportunities at Lions Gate for a "Hunger Games" theme park. Nancy Giles, pop culture commentator, and CNBC's Robert Frank weigh in.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Nov 3- "Ender's Game," the futuristic story of children forced to fight an enemy race, battled to the top of box office charts in the United States and Canada, defeating senior citizen buddy comedy "Last Vegas" and animated turkey tale "Free Birds."
"Ender's Game," the tale of children recruited to wage war against an enemy race, won the weekend box office battle, defeating "Last Vegas."
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Nov 3- "Ender's Game," the futuristic tale of children recruited to wage war against an enemy race, won the weekend box office battle in the United States and Canada, defeating senior citizen buddy comedy "Last Vegas" and animated turkey tale "Free Birds." Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline star in the film.
Twitter may be having one of the highest-profile IPOs in years, but its single largest outside shareholder has almost no online profile.
Lions Gate is up 122 percent year-to-date. Michael Burns of Lions Gate Entertainment, discusses how much growth investors can expect ahead.
Advanced tickets for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" with Jennifer Lawrence went on sale today. Michael Burns of Lions Gate Entertainment, says he thinks the movie is "spectacular."