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The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2

Lionsgate clinches $4.4bn Starz deal

30-Jun-2016

The US mini-major has signed a long-anticipated deal to acquire premium cable network operator Starz, agreeing to pay $4.4bn in cash and stock.

contemporary color

Oscilloscope takes on 'Contemporary Color'

30-Jun-2016 | By John Hazelton

The New York-based distributor has bought North American rights to the ‘colour guard’ performance documentary produced by musician David Byrne.

The Thick Lashes of Lauri Mantyvaara

Paris-based Premium Films bats for 'Thick Lashes'

30-Jun-2016 | By Wendy Mitchell

EXCLUSIVE: Hannaleena Hauru’s debut feature is produced by company behind Cannes Un Certain Regard winner The Happiest Day In The Life of Olli Maki.

Europe

Creative Europe launches $135m guarantee facility

30-Jun-2016 | By

Initiative will support 10,000 creative sector SMEs.

Annabelle

New Line's 'Annabelle 2' starts shooting

30-Jun-2016 | By John Hazelton

The sequel to 2014 horror hit Annabelle has begun principal photography in Los Angeles, with David F Sandberg directing.

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Dolby Cinema's launch in Dalian

First Dolby Cinema sites open in Asia

23-Jun-2016

Dolby Laboratories has announced its first Dolby theatres in Asia at Wanda Cinema Line sites in Dalian, Changchun, Chongqing and Jinan.

Tony Orsten

Cost of CG remains biggest challenge, says Imaginarium boss

10-Jun-2016

Tony Orsten, CEO of Andy Serkis’ performance capture studio, also discusses “the other Jungle Book”.

Annabelle

New Line's 'Annabelle 2' starts shooting

The sequel to 2014 horror hit Annabelle has begun principal photography in Los Angeles, with David F Sandberg directing.

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Now You See Me 2

China box office: 'Now You See Me 2' beats 'Independence Day'

Lionsgate had its biggest opening in China with Now You See Me 2 on $43.64m from its first three days

'Independence Day: Resurgence' lands with $100.2m overseas

JUNE 27 UPDATE: Now You See Me 2 records Lionsgate’s biggest-ever opening in China with $44.4m.

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