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‘Piers Morgan’s Life Stories’ Among BBC Studioworks Shows Back With Studio Audiences

After the U.K. government eased lockdown restrictions from Monday, BBC Studioworks is getting audiences back into studios from Tuesday, with safety measures in place. Productions being recorded over the coming days with live audiences present include “The Goes Wrong Show,” produced by Big Talk/Mischief Screen in association with Lionsgate for the BBC; “The Jonathan Ross […]
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Lionsgate, Eleven Films Develop Music Industry Drama Series Starring Singer-Songwriter Arlo

Rising British singer-songwriter and actor Arlo, who signed a major recording deal earlier this year with Sony Music Entertainment’s Arista Records label, is developing a scripted television series with Lionsgate and Eleven Films, producers of Netflix hit “Sex Education.” Eleven will produce and develop the series, which will follow a young man in East London […]
Tags: News, Lionsgate, Global, Netflix, Sony Music Entertainment, Arlo, Arista Records, Eleven Films, Lionsgate Eleven Films Develop Music Industry, Sex Education Eleven

Redbox to Go Public in Deal With SPAC, Company Valued at $693 Million

Redbox, the DVD-rental kiosk and streaming company, is going back to the public markets. On Monday, Redbox announced that it reached a definitive agreement to combine with Seaport Global Acquisition Corp., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in a deal giving the combined company an enterprise value of $693 million. Strategic investors backing […]
Tags: News, Lionsgate, Legendary Entertainment, SPAC, Redbox, SPAC Company Valued, Seaport Global Acquisition Corp

Box Office: ‘Spiral’ Incinerates Angelina Jolie’s ‘Those Who Wish Me Dead’

Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures’ Spiral: From the Book of Saw easily won an otherwise ho-hum weekend at the North American box office,...
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‘The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ Trailer: An Old School Trailer Voiceover Throws it Back to the ’90s

The Hitman’s Bodyguard was already a throwback to action comedies of the past with a team-up of Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson as an unlikely duo constantly at each other’s throats. But when it comes to the upcoming sequel, The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, they’re throwing it back to the 1990s even harder with an old school voiceover in the latest trailer. I honestly can’t remember the last time I heard a movie use a deep, rich trailer voice like this. It’s rather soothing, even if it’s tota...
Tags: Europe, Comedy, Movies, Salma-Hayek, Lionsgate, Sequels, Morgan Freeman, Jackson, Ryan-Reynolds, Antonio Banderas, Samuel-L-Jackson, Hitman, Bryce, Reynolds, Darius, Richard E Grant

Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard Trailer Previews a Killer Threesome

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Lionsgate has released the full Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard trailer for their highly-anticipated action-comedy sequel, starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, and Salma Hayek as they make their respective return as an unlicensed bodyguard, a sadistic hitman, and a homicidal baby mama. The video provided lots of new footage that highlights the trio’s crazy antics, with the Kincaids continuing to make Michael Bryce’s life a living hell by disrupting his sabbatical from bodygu...
Tags: Action, Comedy, Movies, Antonio Banderas, Lionsgate, Morgan Freeman, Movie News, Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek, Samuel L. Jackson, Video

Robert De Niro Joins Lionsgate Comedy About My Father

(Photo Credit: Brigitte Lacombe) Acting legend Robert De Niro has signed on to star alongside comic and actor Sebastian Maniscalco in About My Father, a Lionsgate comedy loosely based on the life of Maniscalco.   RELATED: Spiral: From the Book of Saw Opening Scene Previews Gruesome Trap The two-time Oscar-winning actor will portray Salvo, the father of Sebastian, in the film. In the movie, when Sebastian tells his old-school Italian immigrant father that he is going to propose to his all-Amer...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Lionsgate, Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Robert DeNiro, Sebastian, Salvo, De Niro, Brigitte Lacombe, ComingSoon, Movie News, Andrew Miano, Sebastian Maniscalco, Laura Terruso, Maniscalco

Robert De Niro to Star in Lionsgate Comedy ‘About My Father’

Robert De Niro has joined the cast of “About My Father,” an upcoming film that’s loosely based on the life of standup comic Sebastian Maniscalco. De Niro is set to play Maniscalco’s dad Salvo in the movie, reuniting the pair after first appearing together in Martin Scorsese’s mob drama “The Irishman.” In “About My Father,” […]
Tags: News, Lionsgate, Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Maniscalco, About My Father, Sebastian Maniscalco De Niro

Blindspotting Trailer: Jasmine Cephas Jones Leads Starz’s Sequel Series

Starz has released the official Blindspotting trailer for their upcoming sequel series to Lionsgate’s acclaimed comedy-drama film of the same name. The video features Hamilton star Jasmine Cephas Jones as she reprises her role from the 2018 movie as Ashley, who is suddenly faced with the difficult task of raising his son all alone after Rafael Casal’s Miles goes to jail. The series will be making its world premiere on June 11 at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival, which will then be followed by its...
Tags: Video, Comedy, TV, Movies, Drama, Lionsgate, Bali, Canada, TV News, Starz, Miami, Oakland, Hamilton, Calder, Miles, Stephen Amell

‘Knives Out 2’: Edward Norton Joins Daniel Craig in Murder Mystery Sequel

Writer/director Rian Johnson‘s Knives Out 2 cast has added another A-lister to the roster. Edward Norton (Fight Club, 25th Hour) is set to join the movie’s star-studded ensemble cast, alongside returning star Daniel Craig and fellow newcomer Dave Bautista. Deadline broke the news about Norton’s addition to the Knives Out 2 cast, but since Johnson is keeping a tight lid on the dynamics of his murder mystery sequel, it’s unclear who Norton will be playing. My favorite part about casting announ...
Tags: Movies, Greece, Lionsgate, Casting, Massachusetts, Netflix, Wes Anderson, Sequels, Daniel Craig, Edward-Norton, Johnson, Rian Johnson, Craig, Steve, Norton, Mystery/Suspense

Spiral: From the Book of Saw Opening Scene Previews Gruesome Trap

BEGIN SLIDESHOW With less than three days left to go before the theatrical release of Spiral: From the Book of Saw on May 14, Lionsgate has released the opening scene clip from Darren Lynn Bousman’s ninth Saw installment, providing us a preview of one of the film’s many gruesome traps. The video features an unnamed detective as he gets captured by a Jigsaw copycat with a pig mask, who chains him up by his tongue in the middle of active train tracks. Now, the detective must choose whether to...
Tags: Video, Movies, Lionsgate, Horror, Leigh Whannell, Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson, Ezekiel, Zeke, ComingSoon, SAW, Movie News, James Wan, Josh Stolberg, Pete Goldfinger, Oren Koules

‘Knives Out 2’ Will Reunite Dave Bautista With His ‘Spectre’ Co-Star Daniel Craig

Dave Bautista is heading to Greece for a murder mystery. The Guardians of the Galaxy and Army of the Dead actor is the second major actor to sign on to Knives Out 2, writer/director Rian Johnson‘s follow-up to his 2019 hit. This will mark a reunion between Bautista and Knives Out 2 star Daniel Craig, since the two previously worked together on the 2015 James Bond film Spectre, in which Craig played the British super spy and Bautista played a hulking silent brute named Hinx. Deadline brought u...
Tags: Movies, Greece, Lionsgate, Casting, Netflix, Sequels, Army, James Bond, Daniel Craig, Johnson, Marvel Studios, Rian Johnson, Craig, Dune, Frank Herbert, Villeneuve

‘Borderlands’ Movie Adds Magician and Comedian Penn Jillette to the Cast

Lionsgate’s upcoming big screen adaptation of the video game franchise Borderlands already has a huge cast that includes the likes of Kevin Hart, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, and more. But there’s one more addition that we’ve just learned about, and it’s someone who has a history with the Borderlands games. Magician and comedian Penn Jillette, best known as one half of the duo known as Penn & Teller, recently revealed that he’s flying over to Budapest to take a role in the Bord...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Casting, Pandora, Budapest, Kevin Hart, Chernobyl, Cate Blanchett, Eli-Roth, Bobby Lee, Penn, Marcus, Hart, Ellie, PENN TELLER, Teller

Hugh Jackman’s Sci-Fi Thriller Reminiscence Moves Up a Week

Warner Bros. Pictures has officially changed the release date again for Westworld creator Lisa Joy’s upcoming sci-fi thriller film Reminiscence, starring Hugh Jackman and Rebecca Ferguson. Originally scheduled to debut on August 27, the film will now arrive in theaters and on HBO Max, a week earlier on Friday, August 20, which puts the film against Lionsgate’s action pic The Protégé starring Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Keaton, and Maggie Q. This marks the fourth time that Reminiscence‘s release ...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Sci-fi, Netflix, Thriller, Hugh Jackman, Streaming, Miami, Maggie, Rebecca Ferguson, Marvel Studios, NICK, Joy, Golden Globe, Warner Bros Pictures, Florian Zeller

HBO Max Orders Love and Death Starring Elizabeth Olsen

  HBO Max has ordered the limited series Love and Death starring Elizabeth Olsen (WandaVision) as real-life Texas killer Candy Montgomery. It’s based upon the book Evidence of Love: A True Story of Passion and Death in the Suburbs by Jim Atkinson and Joe Bob Briggs, plus articles from Texas Monthly. The logline for the series is, “Two church-going couples, enjoying small-town family life in Texas, until somebody picks up an axe.” RELATED: Interview: Jacqueline Pereda Talks HBO Short Generation ...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Texas, Movies, Lionsgate, Nicole Kidman, Scott Brown, TV News, Streaming, Elisabeth Moss, Elizabeth Olsen, Elizabeth, Nicole, Lesli Linka Glatter, Aubrey, Alexander Skarsgard

Borderlands Movie Sets New Additions Including Gina Gershon as Moxxi

Photo by Frank Lovicario/NurPhoto via Getty Images Lionsgate has announced seven new cast additions to director Eli Roth’s upcoming live-action film adaptation of Borderlands as production continues in Hungary. Gina Gershon (Face/Off) and Cheyenne Jackson (American Horror Story) have officially joined the star-studded ensemble cast of Borderlands, portraying the respective roles of Mad Moxxi and Jakobs. In the video games, Moxxi is a non-playable character that owns a number of bars in Pandor...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Lionsgate, Sci-fi, Action, Netflix, Pandora, Hungary, Sony, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Jamie Lee Curtis, Eli Roth, Bobby Lee, Roland

Watched at Home: Top Streaming Films for the Week of April 24

Hey there, fellow couch potatoes! This week on DEG’s Watched at Home Top 20, Nomadland finally turned enough heads to land at No. 11 thanks to Oscar wins for Best Picture, Director and Actress. Fellow winner (for Best Original Screenplay) Promising Young Woman also made a move up to No. 2 and bumping Tom Hanks’ News of the World to No. 3. Otherwise, Wonder Woman 1984 took the crown once more as it has for the last month or so, though its grasp seems a little shakier given the latest competition...
Tags: TV, Movies, Lionsgate, Horror, Disney, Dc Comics, Soul, Tom Hanks, Army, Streaming, Oscars, Warner Bros, Sony Pictures, Academy Awards, Paramount, Nicolas Cage

Spiral Clip: Samuel L. Jackson & Chris Rock Lead New Saw Film

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Lionsgate has released a brand new Spiral clip from Darren Lynn Bousman’s latest installment to the long-running horror franchise Saw, starring Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson. The video provides us a glimpse into the father-and-son dynamic of Jackson and Rock’s characters, who will both soon find themselves trapped in Jigsaw’s many games. The film will be arriving in theaters on Friday, May 14. RELATED: Lionsgate Confirms American Psycho TV Show, ‘Exploring’ Saw Options Sp...
Tags: Horror, Movies, Chris Rock, Jigsaw, Lionsgate, Movie News, Samuel L. Jackson, Saw, Thriller, Video

Shotgun Wedding Photos: First Look at Jennifer Lopez and Josh Duhamel

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Following the official date announcement for Shotgun Wedding, Golden Globe-nominated actress Jennifer Lopez took to Twitter to reveal the first photos from Lionsgate’s upcoming romantic comedy action film, which officially wrapped its production a week ago. The photos provided us our first look at the team-up between Lopez and co-leading star Josh Duhamel in their characters’ messed-up wedding attires. Check out the full photos in the gallery below! Big news! @shotgunweddin...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Action, Netflix, Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson, Romantic Comedy, Tom, Josh Duhamel, Lopez, Darcy, Mandeville, Alex Young, ComingSoon, Movie News, Liz Meriwether

Lionsgate Dates The Protege, Shotgun Wedding & White Bird

After a year full of delays, shifts to streaming, and empty movie theaters, all the studios are eager to move into the future with full schedules and an audience that’s hopefully ready to return to their local cinema. To that effect, Lionsgate has announced the release dates for three of their upcoming films. RELATED: The Borrowers Reboot Movie in the Works From Universal Pictures Premiering on August 20 of this year, actioner The Protege (previously known as The Asset) stars Samuel L. Jackson ...
Tags: Movies, Gillian Anderson, Helen Mirren, Lionsgate, Movie News, Samuel L. Jackson

Verizon is reportedly eyeing a media spin-off

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising for April 29. I'm senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on:Verizon reportedly wants to sell off media assets.Hewlett-Packard Enterprise in-houses its advertising.Lionsgate tried to buy Showtime.If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here for your daily insider's guide to advertising and media.Tips, comments, suggestions? Drop me a line at [email protected] or on Twitter at @LaurenJohnson. Verizon Medi...
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Jennifer Lopez Romantic Comedy ‘Shotgun Wedding’ Hitting Theaters Next Summer

“Shotgun Wedding,” a romantic comedy starring Jennifer Lopez and Josh Duhamel, will arrive on the big screen next summer. The Lionsgate film has been scheduled to release on June 29, 2022. In “Shotgun Wedding,” Darcy (Lopez) and Tom (Duhamel) gather their families for a destination wedding. But as the couple begins to get cold feet, […]
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Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway Final Trailer Debuts Ahead of June Premiere

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Sony Pictures has released the final trailer for their upcoming live-action comedy sequel Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, which is scheduled to arrive in theaters on Friday, June 18. The video features some new footage of the mischievous titular bunny as he strays far from home and embarks on a new adventure. Originally scheduled for a 2020 release, the James Corden-led feature has been pushed back a number of times now due to the ongoing pandemic. Its current June 18 release d...
Tags: Video, UK, Comedy, Movies, Lionsgate, Adventure, Paddington, Sony, Rose Byrne, Sony Pictures, James Corden, Margot Robbie, Will Gluck, Thomas, Peter, Domhnall Gleeson

Josh Hartnett to Lead The Fear Index Series From The Crown Producer

Photo Credit: David M. Benett / Contributor Getty Images Josh Hartnett (The Faculty, Black Hawk Down) has officially signed on for the leading role in Sky’s upcoming limited series adaptation of The Fear Index, based on author Robert Harris’ 2011 best-selling novel of the same name. It will also star Leila Farzad (I Hate Suzie), Arsher Ali (The Ritual), and Grégory Montel (Call My Agent).  The project hails from The Crown producer Left Bank Pictures and Sky Studios and is expected to begin fi...
Tags: Hbo, UK, TV, Movies, Drama, Lionsgate, Hungary, Ireland, Thriller, Showtime, Sky, TV News, Siberia, Sky Atlantic, Hartnett, PAUL

Mickey Rourke & Eric Roberts in Trailer for 'Night Walk' Crime Thriller

"You just keep your mouth shut, or your lights go out. You feel me?" Lionsgate has unveiled the first trailer for a gritty thriller called Night Walk, from Moroccan filmmaker Aziz Tazi. This originally premiered back in 2019 at the Moscow Film Festival, but is only now getting a direct-to-VOD release. In this strange take […]
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Is the Saw Franchise Ready for the Small Screen? Lionsgate Thinks So

Lionsgate Television is jumping into the streaming competition, and they plan to come out swinging. The studio is exploring the possibility of a Saw television show. The Saw films were a huge financial success at the box office, and are looking to duplicate that for the small screen.Read more...
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‘Saw’ and ‘American Psycho’ TV Series in the Works From Lionsgate

Lionsgate TV is dipping into their film library with the hopes of creating some new series. Both Saw and American Psycho TV shows are in the works, and while details are so slim they might as well be non-existent, horror fans will want to take note. Both of these titles actually have plenty of potential for the TV format – Saw can be turned into an ongoing series full of different traps and mysteries, while the American Psycho source material – Bret Easton Ellis’s controversial novel – is episo...
Tags: Television, Movies, Lionsgate, Horror, Lionsgate Television, Bret Easton Ellis, Patrick Bateman, Lionsgate TV, SAW, Film to TV, Lionsgate Films, Kevin Beggs, Beggs, American-Psycho

Lionsgate Confirms American Psycho TV Show, ‘Exploring’ Saw Options

It has been 21 years since the theatrical release of Mary Harron’s cult classic American Psycho, and now Lionsgate Television chairman Kevin Beggs has confirmed that the studio is currently in the process of developing a TV series adaptation of the Christian Bale-led black comedy slasher movie. Speaking with Deadline, Beggs also went on to tease the potential TV spinoff of James Wan and Leigh Whannell’s Saw franchise, revealing that it’s one of the many titles they’re planning to explore for te...
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‘The Continental’ Plot Details: The ‘John Wick’ Prequel Show Will Focus on Young Winston

Ian McShane has said he will not be reprising his role as assassin hotel owner Winston in The Continental, the John Wick TV series that’s been in development for years at Lionsgate and Starz. But though McShane won’t be in it, his character definitely will be. Kevin Beggs, the chairman of Lionsgate TV, has revealed that The Continental is going to be a John Wick prequel that follows a younger version of Winston in the 1970s and explores “the origins of The Continental” hotel itself. And it soun...
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Siberia Trailer: Willem Dafoe Stars in Lionsgate’s Psychological Thriller

The official Siberia trailer for Lionsgate’s upcoming psychological thriller film has been released, starring four-time Academy Award nominee Willem Dafoe. The video features Dafoe’s Clint as he tries to confront his fears by going on a sled journey in order to find the truth about his horrid hallucinations. The film is scheduled to make its U.S. debut in select theaters on June 18, followed by a digital, VOD, Blu-ray, and DVD release on June 22. Check out the trailer in the player below! RELAT...
Tags: Video, Movies, Lionsgate, Horror, Thriller, Wes Anderson, Siberia, Toro, Clint, Yorgos Lanthimos, Abel Ferrara, Willem Dafoe, ComingSoon, Movie News, Robert Eggers, Dafoe