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., maker of the “Twilight” teen vampire movies, rose the most in six months after posting fourth-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates, helped by home-video sales from the series.
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.
As throngs of “Twilight” fans queue outside theaters today for the last film in the teen vampire series, Hollywood studios are lining up too, with more pictures based on young-adult books depicting a dark future.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., the independent film studio behind “The Hunger Games,” reported a quarterly profit that beat analysts’ estimates on ticket sales for the final “Twilight” and improved international results.