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2. "Rio 2," 20th Century Fox, $39,327,869, 3,948 locations, $9,961 average, $39,327,869, 1 week. 3. "Oculus," Relativity Media, $12,005,402, 2,648 locations, $4,534 average, $12,005,402, 1 week. 4. "Draft Day," Lionsgate, $9,783,603, 2,781 locations, $3,518 average, $9,783,603, 1 week.
Lions Gate Entertainment on Monday announced a multi-year partnership with RocketJump Studios, maker of hit online show " Video Game High School," which is now in its third season. RocketJump was founded by Freddie Wong, Matt Arnold and Dez Dolly four years ago.
NEW YORK— "Captain America" continued to flex its Marvel muscle at the global box office, as "The Winter Soldier" took in $41.4 million domestically and $60.6 million overseas. The strong second-week performance for the Walt Disney release in North America was enough to narrowly edge 20th Century Fox's "Rio 2" in a springtime battle of sequels.
LOS ANGELES— Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. says the final book of its "Divergent" trilogy will be made into two parts, following the lucrative formula it has used for "Twilight" and is repeating for "The Hunger Games." The first film in the series based on Veronica Roth's novels has grossed $117 million in its first three weeks of release.
Expanding to Russia, Australia and China in its second week, the Marvel comic adaptation, boasting a budget of over $170 million, earned $107.1 million internationally this weekend, bringing its overall worldwide haul to more than $303 million.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, March 30- Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting March 28, led by "Noah," according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters. $9.1 million 6 The Grand Budapest Hotel............... $4.3 million 9 300: Rise of an Empire.................
WASHINGTON- Retired Wisconsin state trooper Keith Young and his wife were sitting at the kitchen table last month when a story on the evening news jarred them: General Motors Co was recalling 1.6 million vehicles for faulty ignition switches.
LOS ANGELES, March 20- Young actors Shailene Woodley and Theo James arrived on the Hollywood set of the "Jimmy Kimmel Live" TV talk show by sliding above a cheering crowd while harnessed to a zip line, a dramatic entrance to spark interest in "Divergent," the movie Lions Gate Entertainment Corp hopes to make its next hit franchise.
WASHINGTON, March 13- Lions Gate Entertainment Corp admitted on Thursday it failed to disclose to investors in 2010 the steps it took to thwart a hostile takeover bid by billionaire Carl Icahn, as part of a major settlement with U.S. regulators.
WASHINGTON, March 13- Entertainment company Lions Gate Entertainment Corp admitted on Thursday to misleading investors in 2010 when it was facing a hostile takeover and agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle civil charges, U.S. regulators announced.
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.
"Ride Along," a buddy cop comedy starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, raced to the top of the weekend box office charts for the second week in a row, collecting $21.2 million in ticket sales.
On a busy pre-Christmas weekend, "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" held off a very different sequel, "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues."
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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