Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., the studio behind “The Hunger Games” movies, slumped the most in five years after reporting fourth-quarter results and providing guidance that fell short analysts’ estimates.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. relied on old-fashioned Hollywood schmoozing, legal wrangling and a stock deal with a friendly board member to fend off billionaire Carl Icahn ’s almost two-year hostile pursuit.
Video-game makers and retailers are facing growing pressure from Washington and advocacy groups concerned about possible links between violent games and tragedies like the school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut.
Bona Film Group Ltd. founder Yu Dong is trying to build China’s largest private filmmaker into a global player, and to get there he’s calling on one of Hollywood’s tried-and-true plots: A great train robbery.
Johnny Depp’s “The Lone Ranger,” opening in theaters tomorrow to negative reviews and tough competition, looks poised to become Walt Disney Co.’s biggest flop since last year’s $200 million loss from “John Carter.”