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Johnny Depp-Gwyneth Paltrow Comedy ‘Mortdecai’ Gets New Release Date The release date for “Mortdecai,” the action comedy starring Johnny Depp and Gwyneth Paltrow, has been moved up to January 23, 2015, the studio said Wednesday. To make room for it, the studio shifted the Blake Lively-Michael Huisman romance “The Age of Adeline” from that date to April 24, 2015. ”Mortdecai,” which Lionsgate sees as having franchise potential, had been scheduled for release on February 6, 2015. Also read: Johnny Depp Is Super Dumb in First ‘Mortdecai’ Trailer (Video) That pitted it against the Wachowski siblings’ sci-fi epic

Roberto Orci Drops Out of 'Power Rangers' Reboot

5:59 PM 9/22/2014 by Binh Ngo
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Because of his Star Trek 3 obligations, Roberto Orci has removed himself from Lionsgate's Power Rangers reboot and will no longer exec produce the movie, according to Deadline. Even without Orci's involvement, the new Power Rangers pic is still moving forward toward its July 22, 2016 release.
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Analyst: Lionsgate Pushing Redbox for Better Terms

homemediamagazine.com – In a switch, Lionsgate apparently is pressuring Redbox for better terms to rent its movies via the latter’s network of more than 42,000 kiosks. 1 week 2 days ago via jetli
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Lionsgate Acquires Worldwide Rights to ‘The Smosh Movie,’ Starring YouTube Comedy Duo

variety.com – Lionsgate has picked up global distribution rights to “The Smosh Movie,” starring the YouTube comedy duo of Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox, banking on their Internet celebrity to drive audiences to the feature-length film. Production was jointly financed by DreamWorks Animation’s AwesomenessTV, headed by Brian Robbins, and Defy Media, a digital media company in which... 1 week 6 days ago via jackiechan

Could it be Last Blood for Sylvester Stallone's next Rambo? Last month Sylvester Stallone confirmed that he was starting to get back in shape for his reprisal of action favorite John Rambo. Ever since Stallone's unflinchingly violent return to form in RAMBO, there's been a slew of plot lines rumored for the next film. Now, according to a reader over at Coming Soon, the film will be titled RAMBO: LAST BLOOD and that Stallone will be back in the director's... Read More...

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Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer Awarded with Producers Guild Milestone Award

variety.com – The Producers Guild of America has selected Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer as the recipient of its 2015 Milestone Award. The award will be presented at the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on Jan. 24 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. “On behalf of the entire Lionsgate team, it is a tremendous honor and deeply... 3 weeks 1 day ago via jetli

The Wrap Up: Vin Diesel Has a Really Awesome/Silly Mustache in 'The Last Witch Hunter' ScreenCrush wraps up the latest in movies and TV you might have missed. Today, gaze upon Vin Diesel's 'The Last Witch Hunter' 'stache, see World of Warcraft's Robin Williams tribute, and prepare for the next 'Hunger Games' with a new poster. Continue reading…

First Look: Vin Diesel Broods 13th Century-Style in ‘The Last Witch Hunter’ Vin Diesel is taking a break from stealing cars and guarding the galaxy to step back in time. Our first look at Breck Eisner‘s The Last Witch Hunter reveals a 13th-century version of Diesel’s immortal title character. Check out the first The Last Witch Hunter image after the jump. (Note: the header pic is from Riddick, not The Last Witch Hunter). The first Last Witch Hunter image comes from (where else?) Vin Diesel’s Facebook page. His original caption is below. Apparently being a witch hunter in the Middle Ages involves lots of fur and facial hair.

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Lionsgate Acquires Maggie, Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Abigail Breslin

comingsoon.net – In a preemptive deal prior to the start of the Toronto International Film Festival, Lionsgate has acquired the North American distribution rights to the apocalyptic thriller Maggie, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Abigail Breslin and Joely Richardson. The announcement was made by Lionsgate Co-Chief Operating Officer and Motion Picture Group President Steve Beeks and Bill Johnson and Jim Seibel, Co-Chairs of Lotus Entertainment, who produced and handled international sales. 5 weeks 22 hours ago via jetli

‘Dead Rising’ Movie To Be Directed By Zach Lipovsky Leprechaun: Origins helmer Zach Lipovsky will be directing a Dead Rising movie based on the popular Capcom survival horror video game series. The film is being produced by Legendary Pictures’ new Legendary Digital Media division and Transformers producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura.

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