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Lionsgate Boosts Development and Production Team With New Hires, Promotions

Lionsgate has bulked up the motion picture group’s development and production teams with several new hires and promotions. “We have an exceptionally talented and versatile development and production…

Lionsgate’s Grindstone Buys World War II Action-Thriller ‘Wolf Hound’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Grindstone Entertainment Group, a division of Lionsgate, has acquired the North American rights to the upcoming World War II action-thriller “Wolf Hound.” The movie will see a multi-platform…

James Bond Ruled as U.K. Box Office Soared 85% in 2021 to $811 Million, But Remained Below Pre-Pandemic Levels

Total box office revenues in the U.K. and Ireland in 2021 rose 85% to £596.9 million ($811.1 million) from 2020’s total of £323.2 million ($439.3 million), according to…

‘Fallout’ Series at Amazon Finds Its Showrunners, Jonathan Nolan to Direct

The “Fallout” TV series in the works at Amazon is beginning to take shape, with the series bringing on board a pair of showrunners. Variety has confirmed that Geneva…

‘Encanto’s’ ‘We Don’t Talk About Bruno’ Is Topping the Charts. So Why Didn’t Disney Submit It for Oscars?

“We Don’t Talk About Bruno” from Disney’s “Encanto” is a global sensation. Besides trending on social media, topping the music charts, and being played on repeat in every…

Apple Orders Limited Series About Hunt for John Wilkes Booth From Monica Beletsky, Tobias Menzies to Star

Apple has ordered the limited series “Manhunt,” which tells the story of the hunt for U.S President Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth. The series hails from Monica…

Box Office Predictions for 2022: From the Surefire Hits (Superheroes!) to the Biggest Risks (Anything Else?)

At the start of 2020, Variety boldly predicted what the box office landscape that year was going to look like… before the world was upended by a pandemic.…

‘Emily in Paris’ French Studios Sell to Tarak Ben Ammar, Who Predicts Surge in International Projects

The Studios de Paris, the vast studio facility where Netflix’s hit show “Emily in Paris” has been filming on the outskirts of the French capital, has been put…

From Dr. Seuss to Chrissy Teigen: The stars who got canceled in 2021

Fans are clicking the “cancel” button on these celebrities in 2021.

‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ Pushed Back to 2023

“John Wick” fans will have to wait a little longer to see the next installment. Lionsgate announced Wednesday that the action movie, starring Keanu Reeves, would push back…

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ to Steamroll ‘Matrix Resurrections,’ ‘Sing 2’ in Holiday Box Office Pileup

As the saying goes, hindsight is 20/20. But pandemic or not, it seems ambitious to have seven new movies scheduled to open nationwide in the wake of “Spider-Man:…

Ahead of ‘Love & Death’ Debut, Texas Monthly Enters Three-Year Development Pact With HBO and HBO Max

Texas Monthly has entered a three-year, first-look development pact with HBO and HBO Max ahead of the debut of the limited series “Love & Death,” inspired by the…