• the secret dare to dream Jul 31

    Josh Lucas and Jerry O'Connell on ‘The Secret: Dare to Dream'

    “The Secret: Dare to Dream” was originally slated to have a theatrical release in April. But as with a lot of things in Hollywood lately, the release was pushed back due to coronavirus. It’s now being released on PVOD July 31.

  • the secret dare to dream Jul 31

    Manifesting the Power of Positivity with the Cast of ‘The Secret: Dare to Dream'

    NBC LA entertainment reporter Heather Brooker talks to Josh Lucas (“Sweet Home Alabama”) and Jerry O’Connell (“Sliders”) about their new film starring Katie Holmes called “The Secret: Dare to Dream.” It will be available on demand July 31.

  • the secret dare to dream Jul 30

    Josh Lucas and Jerry O'Connell on “The Secret: Dare to Dream”

    “The Secret: Dare to Dream” was originally slated to have a theatrical release in April. But as with a lot of things in Hollywood lately, the release was pushed back due to coronavirus. It’s now being released on PVOD July 31. The film is based on Rhonda Byrne’s best-selling book “The Secret” which came out in 2006. This fictional telling…

  • streaming services Dec 23, 2019

    NBC's Streaming Service Will Have Movies From Lionsgate After New Deal With Starz

    Comcast’s NBCUniversal and Starz announced a new deal Monday to license streaming content from one another. The two companies have entered a long-term agreement that will give NBC’s Peacock streaming service a fresh batch of content. The deal means that when Peacock launches in April 2020, users will have access to hundreds of films and shows produced by Starz, which is owned by...

  • Canada Sep 1, 2019

    Hollywood's Summer Ends 2% Down Despite Disney Dominance

    Never before has one studio so dominated summer at the movies. The Walt Disney Co. accounted for about half of all ticket sales in U.S. and Canada theaters on the season, which came to a close Sunday with the Gerard Butler action thriller “Angel Has Fallen” topping the box office for the second weekend. Summer ticket sales finished 2% behind...

  • Canada Jun 23, 2019

    ‘Toy Story 4' Opens Big But Below Expectations With $118M

    “Toy Story 4” brought the box office to life with a $118 million opening weekend after a three-week slump of underperforming sequels, but the Pixar film’s below-expectations debut didn’t quell continuing concerns about a rocky summer movie season. The “Toy Story 4” opening, according to studio estimates Sunday, ranks as the fourth highest animated film opening ever, not accounting for...

  • China May 22, 2019

    China Theme Park to Star ‘Hunger Games,' ‘Twilight'

    Some of Lionsgate’s most popular film franchises from “Hunger Games” to “Twilight” will be brought to life when the studio opens what it calls the world’s first vertical theme park in China this summer.

  • Los Angeles May 16, 2019

    Hollywood's Big Players Stay Quiet on Georgia Abortion Law

    Georgia and Hollywood are worlds away from one another, physically and culturally, but irresistible tax incentives have turned the state into a filming powerhouse dubbed “Hollywood of the South.” Productions as big as Marvel Studios’ superhero blockbusters and shows like “Stranger Things” and “The Walking Dead” call the state home base, and some have not shied away from throwing their...

  • president Oct 10, 2018

    Study: Women Make TV Directing Job Gains, Minorities Lag

    More women are being hired to direct TV episodes, but the numbers remain stagnant for directors of color, according to an industry guild study. Women directed a record 25 percent of episodic television in the 2017-18 season, an increase of 4 percent from the previous season, according to the Directors Guild of America study released Wednesday. African-Americans directed 13 percent...

  • Canada Aug 20, 2018

    ‘Crazy Rich Asians' Shines Bright at the Box Office, Expected to Bring in $25M Over Weekend

    Glitz won over guns as the gilded romance “Crazy Rich Asians” debuted at No. 1 in North American theaters this weekend, surpassing industry expectations and beating out action-packed fare like “Mile 22.” Warner Bros. estimates that the film earned $25.2 million over the weekend and $34 million since its opening Wednesday. It’s a surefire win for the film, which cost...

  • Canada Jul 30, 2018

    ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout' Shoots to No. 1

    After six movies, 22 years, countless bruises and a broken ankle, Tom Cruise’s death-defying “Mission: Impossible” stunts continue to pay off at the box office. “Mission: Impossible — Fallout” easily took the No. 1 spot on the domestic charts this weekend. Paramount Pictures estimates that it earned $61.5 million from 4,386 North American theaters. Not accounting for inflation, it’s a...

  • lawyer Jul 25, 2018

    Ex-Lionsgate Lawyer Says Boss Harassed, Assaulted Her

    A former lawyer at the studio behind “The Hunger Games” and “Twilight” movies said a powerful boss she once viewed as a father figure demanded she be his slave and subjected her to nonconsensual sexual contact. She said she stayed quiet about it for years because she feared losing her job and never working in entertainment again. Wendy Jaffe, the...

  • Instagram Apr 23, 2018

    ‘A Quiet Place,' ‘Rampage' Lead Newcomers at Box Office

    Studio estimates on Sunday have placed “A Quiet Place,” with $22 million, in first, and “Rampage” in second with $21 million, but it’s possible those numbers may shift when final results are tallied on Monday.

  • CEO Mar 19, 2018

    Are Female-Led Companies the Answer to Sexual Misconduct?

    The Weinstein Co. thought it had found a path to survival. A group of investors led by a respected businesswoman offered to acquire the company, rebrand it and install a female-led board of directors. It was an eye-catching idea in a country where men dominate corporate boards in almost every industry. Unmoved, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman threw a...

  • Los Angeles Dec 15, 2017

    As Disney Swallows Fox, a New Era Dawns for Hollywood

    After years of tremors, the earthquake that had long been predicted finally shook Hollywood. Disney’s deal to purchase most of 21st Century Fox ends the era of the “Big Six” major movie studios, toppling one of the industry’s most famed studios and dramatically redrawing the Hollywood map. Disney’s move — to pay $52.4 billion in stock for Fox assets —...

  • actor Aug 23, 2017

    Raising Hell: ‘Hellboy' Casting Prompts Backlash Over ‘Whitewashing'

    A Hollywood film yet again finds itself responding to a social-media outcry over the casting of a Caucasian actor in a role that was originally Asian-American.

  • rapper Jun 24, 2017

    Writer Sues Tupac Filmmakers, Alleges Copyright Infringement

    A magazine writer has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the creators of the new Tupac Shakur biopic, saying that portions of the film are based on his articles about the late rapper. Kevin Powell says in the suit filed Friday that “All Eyez On Me” borrows from articles he wrote and interviews he did with Shakur in the 1990s...

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